the correct answer is Scott Bayou obviously. in the cheeky badboy stakes Schlater has nothing on him.
Diagnosis Murder isn't really very good. Dick van Dyke is just annoying and smug, even more so than freakin Jessica Fletcher, aka smugness personified.
Murder, she wrote does get extra smugness points for ending every episode with a still shot of Jess smiling.. someone you know recently died, and another person is going to prison for the rest of their life ferchrissakes.
so yeah, whats your favourite murder related entertainment show? for me, its gotta be Monk