CTVA US Medical - "Doctors Hospital" (Univ/NBC) (1975-76) starring George Peppard

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Doctors Hospital (1975-76)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Charnetha Kimbrough
references:
TV Guide /  Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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DOCTORS HOSPITAL
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Universal Television Production
Universal City Studios, Inc., an MCA Company

for
NBC (Wednesdays 9:00 PM ET)
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf
Produced by Jack Laird
US Medical Drama series 2hr Pilot + 12 episodes x 60 min
(10Sep75-14Jan76)
Starring:
George Peppard as Dr. Jake Goodwin, chief of neurosurgery
Zohra Lampert as Dr. Norah Purcell
Victor Campos as Dr. Felipe Ortega
Albert Paulsen as Dr. Janos Varga
Russ Martin as Dr. Chaffey
John Larroquette as Dr. Paul Herman
John Pleshette as Dr. Danvers
James Almanzar as Dr. Anson Brooks
Nurses:
Elizabeth Brooks as Nurse Connie Kimbrough
Adrian Ricard as Nurse Hester Stanton
Barbara Darrow as Nurse Forester
Elaine Church as Nurse Wilson
Susan Franklin as Nurse Franklin
Larry Watson as Barney
Maxine Stuart as Scotty

Premise:
Medical drama series set at "Lowell Memorial Hospital".

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1.0 Doctor's Hospital:
ONE OF OUR OWN (2hr. TV film)
05-May-1975
Written by Jack Laird
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Director of photography Howard Schwartz
Composer Jerry Fielding
Guest cast:
George Peppard ....... Dr. Jake Goodwin
William Daniels ...... Dr. Moresby
Louise Sorel ......... Carole Simon
Strother Martin ...... LeRoy Atkins
Zohra Lampert ........ Dr. Norah Purcell
Oskar Homolka ........ Dr. Helmut Von Schulthers
Victor Campos ........ Dr. Felipe Ortega
Peter Hooten ......... Dr. Madison
Albert Paulsen ....... Dr. Janos Varga
Giorgio Tozzi ........ Sanantonio
Jacqueline Brookes ... Frances Hollander
Ben Masters .......... Felix Needham
Rose Gregorio ........ Rose Sanantonio
William Traylor ...... Bill Hinshaw
Eleanor Zee .......... Mavis Porter
Trisha Noble ......... Sabina Rogoff
Scott McKay .......... Adrian Hollander
Wendy Phillips ....... Debbie Hinshaw
Frances Osborne ...... Muriel Emhardt
Milt Kogan ........... Dr. Korngold
Karen Knotts ......... Myrna
Larry Gelman ......... Glick
Alex Courtney ........ Priest

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CBS Wednesdays 9:00 PM Eastern

1.1 Doctor's Hospital: POINT OF MAXIMUM PRESSURE
10-Sep-1975 NBC Wed
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Jeff Corey ............ Dr. Arthur Wilson
Joseph George ......... Ken Garrett
Bruce Kimmel .......... Dr. Andrew Hoppe
Cristina Raines ....... Dr. Terry Antonelli
Hilary Thompson ....... Rita Hagen
Synopsis:
Goodwin introduces four interns of varying promise to the pressures of
life in the hospital's neurosurgical wing. [RF]

1.2 Doctor's Hospital: COME AT LAST TO LOVE
17-Sep-1975 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Larry Hagman ........... Dr. David Stone
Elizabeth Hartman ...... Bobbie Marks
Madge Sinclair ......... Emma Delaney
Marc Plastrik .......... Lawyer
Synopsis:
Two separate stories unfold as a pregnant woman refuses needed brain
surgery out of fear for her unborn child, and a nurse becomes a human
guinea pig to test an anti-viral serum developed by the doctor she loves. [RF]

1.3 Doctor's Hospital: SLEEPLESS AND PALE EYELIDS
(aka Sleepless with Pale Eyes)
24-Sep-1975 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Lesley Ann Warren ...... Sybil Payson
Leila Goldoni .......... Stella Snyder
Howard Platt ........... Ernie
Gerald Hiken ........... Lennie Snyder
Margie Impert
Bert Kramer
Synopsis:
A staph epidemic threatens the hospital. [RF]

1.4 Doctor's Hospital: BUT WHO WILL BLESS THY DAUGHTER NORAH?
01-Oct-1975 NBC Wed (rerun 24Dec75)
Guest cast:
Richard Mulligan ...... Dr. Sam Taylor
Oliver Clark .......... Bill Purcell
Michael Richardson .... Dr. Connelly
Cassie Yates .......... Marian
Synopsis:
Harried Dr. Purcell considers quitting her job for a less hectic,
better-paying position with an industrial firm. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Engulfed in personal and professional crises, Dr. Norah Purcell notes
her 30th birthday by giving serious consideration to quitting her job
and accepting a less hectic, higher-paying position with an industrial firm. [RF]

1.5 Doctor's Hospital: LONELIEST NIGHT
08-Oct-1975 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Nora Heflin ........... Carole Williams
James Callahan ........ Ryan Noonan
Frances Lee McCain .... Annie Robaire
Philip Sterling Jr. ... Dr. Miller
Don Billett ........... Officer Beck
Beverly Dixon ......... Jackie Williams
Richard McKenzie ...... Dr. Williams
Synopsis:
A suicidal coed is brought to the hospital after she was hit by a car
while wandering down the freeway under the influence of codeine. [RF]

[--] 15-Oct-1975 preempted for the World Series
[--] 22-Oct-1975 - no details


1.6 Doctor's Hospital: VITAL SIGNS
29-Oct-1975 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Ike Eisenmann ......... Stevie Schrader
Charles Knox Robinson.. Paul Shrader
Peter Hooten .......... Madison
Michael DeLano ........ Mark Rindoni
Synopsis:
The doctors become involved in childbeating cases. [RF]

1.7 Doctor's Hospital: KNIVES OF CHANCE
05-Nov-1975 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Yaphet Kotto .......... Wells
Stefan Gierasch ....... Capehart
Julius W. Harris ...... Tolan
Synopsis:
Goodwin questions the quality of work performed by two staff physicians. [RF]

1.8 Doctor's Hospital: MY CUP RUNNETH OVER
12-Nov-1975 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Michael Cristofer ..... Dr. Taback
John Randolph ......... Dr. Grainger
Linda Marsh ........... Marcie Linder
James Antonio ......... Leonard Linder
Patricia Stich ........ Mrs. Stacey
Will Mackenzie ........ Stacey
Lew Palter ............ Dr. Senker
John Larroquette ...... Dr. Herman (recurring)
Synopsis:
A resident suspects that an experience physician has misdiagnosed a
concert pianist's condition and insists that the patient be given a
definitive test that in itself could prove fatal. [RF]
*Note: Postponed from an earlier date.

[--] 19Nov75 - no details
[--] 26Nov75 - no details


1.9 Doctor's Hospital: WHO WILL GUARD THY SLEEP?
03-Dec-1975 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Robert Loggia .........
Cliff De Young ........
Eileen Brennan ........ Maggie Stevens
Virginia Kiser ........ Laura Taggart
Synopsis:
A hospitalized movie magnate (Robert Loggia) rebels at being assigned a
homosexual orderly. [RF]

1.10 Doctor's Hospital: AND SORROW FOR ANGELS
10-Dec-1975 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Barbara Feldon
Andrew Robinson
Richard A. Dysart ..... Gillette
Synopsis:
A young priest (Andrew Robinson) and a strong-willed intern (Barbara
Feldon) are severely tested by duty in the neurosurgical wing. [RF]

1.11 Doctor's Hospital: SURGEON, HEAL THYSELF
17-Dec-1975 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
William Windom
Susan Brown ........... Rose
Synopsis:
A brilliant neurosurgeon (William Windom) avoids grave responsibilities
by working himself to the point of exhaustion. [RF]

[--] Doctor's Hospital: BUT WHO WILL BLESS THY DAUGHTER NORAH?
24-Dec-1975 NBC Wed (rerun or postponed from 01Oct75)


[--]31-Dec-1975 preempted for the Sugar Bowl.

1.12 Doctor's Hospital: AND HEAR A SUDDEN CRY
06-Jan-1976 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Lara Parker
Tom Selleck
Victor Mohica ......... Delgado
Synopsis:
Seeking relief from excruciating pain, a fashion model (Lara Parker)
turns to heroin and eventually to prostitution and thievery. [RF]

1.13 Doctor's Hospital: SWAN DIVE aka  LULLABY
14-Jan-1976 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Talia Shire
Robert Walden
John Hesley ........... Moretti
Synopsis:
An empathic resident (Robert Walden) finds a particular challenge in a
policewoman (Talia Shire) who can't cope with recurring attacks of impaired vision. [RF]
 
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