CTVA US Medical - "The Interns" (Screen Gems/CBS)(1970-71) starring Broderick Crawford

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The Interns (1970-71)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox. Willard Powell (ep 1.20)
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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THE INTERNS
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Screen Gems, Inc., a division of Columbia Pictures Industries
for
CBS (Fridays 7:30 pm ET)
Created by William Blinn
Executive Producer, Bob Claver
Produced by Charles Larson (all episodes except episode 1)
Based on the book 'The Interns' by Richard Frede & adapted from
motion picture of the same title released in 1962.

US Medical Drama series 1970-71   24 episodes x 60 min color
starring
Broderick Crawford as Dr. Peter Goldstone
Stephen Brooks as Dr. Greg Pettit
Christopher Stone as Dr. Pooch Hardin
Hal Frederick as Dr. Cal Barrin
Sandra Smith as Dr. Lydia Thorpe
Mike Farrell as Dr. Sam Marsh
Skip Homeier as Dr. Hugh Jacoby
Elaine Giftos as Bobbe Marsh

Premise:
Stories of young doctors in a city hospital, following on from two
movies 'The Interns' and 'The New Interns'

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CBS  Fridays 7:30 pm Eastern

1.01 The Interns: THE QUALITY OF MERCY (Pilot episode)
Screen Gems production no. 101
18-Sep-1970 CBS Fri
Produced by Jerome Courtland
Written by William Blinn
Directed by Bob Claver
Guest cast:
Bert Convy ............ Dave Carmichael
Michael McClanatham ... Boomer
Diane Baker ........... Sheila Carmichael
Torin Thatcher ........ Brother Anselm
Sherry Jackson ........ Jeri Spencer
Synopsis:
The doctors deal with a patient bent on suicide; a monk who has cancer;
a go-go girl with an injured foot. [RF]

1.02 The Interns: DEATH WISH
Screen Gems production no. 102
25-Sep-1970 CBS Fri (rerun 03Sep71)
Written by William Blinn
Directed by Allen Reisner
guest cast:
Jana Taylor ........... Pam
Barbara Press ......... Sally Harper
Dabbs Greer ........... Edgar Jarvis
Mary Patton ........... Louise Jarvis
Synopsis:
Pooch Hardin's growing involvement with a young heroin addict
concerns Dr. Goldstone. [RF]

1.03 The Interns: SOME THINGS DON'T CHANGE
Screen Gems production no. 103
02-Oct-1970 CBS Fri (rerun 09Jul71)
Teleplay by Larry Brody
Story by Larry Brody and Charles E. Israel
Directed by William Hale
music by Shorty Rogers
director of photography: Robert Hoffman
film editor: Asa Clark
Guest cast:
Christopher Connelly .. Joby
Pat Harrington Jr. ... Snyder
Skye Aubrey ........... Hazel
Shelley Morrison ...... Mrs. Miller
Henry Beckman ......... Miller
Skip Homeier .......... Dr. Jacoby
Synopsis:
Dr. Goldstone tries to save the hospital's free clinic; Greg is concerned
with a young patient whose boyfriend insists she have an abortion; Sam
counsels a middle-aged couple who want a baby. [RF]

1.04 The Interns: AN AFTERNOON IN THE FALL
Screen Gems production no. 109
09-Oct-1970 CBS Fri
Written by Mark Rodgers
Directed by Daniel Petrie
director of photography: Robert Hoffman / film editor: Jim Faris
music by Shorty Rogers
Guest cast:
Albert Salmi ........ Lieutenant Osland
William Devane ...... Hauser
Brooke Bundy ........ Joy
Peggy McCay ......... Alice
Synopsis:
Intern Sam Marsh saves the life of a woman shot by a madman
... then finds himself stalked by the gunman. [RF]

1.05 The Interns: EYES OF THE BEHOLDER
Screen Gems production no. 110
16-Oct-1970 CBS Fri (rerun 02Apr71)
Written by Skip Webster
Directed by Ralph Senensky
Guest cast:
Milt Kamen .......... Harry
Meg Foster .......... Sharon
Phyllis Love ........ Louise
Simon Scott ......... Jim
Synopsis:
To better understand the problems of the sightless, Dr. Greg Pettit
poses as a patient in a difficult pilot theraphy program. [RF]

1.06 The Interns: MISS KNOCK-A-BOUT
Screen Gems production no. 111
23-Oct-1970 CBS Fri
Written by William Blinn
Directed by Allen Reisner
guest cast:
Bridget Hanley ...... Miss Knock-a-bout
George Grizzard ..... Dr. Gray
Ned Glass ........... Turpin
John Zaremba ........ Matthew Pryor
Synopsis:
An acrobatic clown sues three doctors for $1,000,000; Dr. Thorpe
cures a colleague of misogyny. [RF]

1.07 The Interns: THE PRICE OF LIFE
Screen Gems production no. 108
30-Oct-1970 CBS Fri
Written by Jack Miller
Directed by Michael O'Herlihy
Guest cast:
Pete Duel ........... Fred Chalmers
Susan O'Connell ..... Millie
Paul Hampton ........ Mike Durrell
Gene Raymond ........ Judge
Bill Hayes
Synopsis:
A 26-year-old construction worker is dying of kidney failure because he
can't afford the life-saving dialysis machine which costs $20,000. [RF]

1.08 The Interns: THE OATH
Screen Gems production no. 104
06-Nov-1970 CBS Fri (rerun 30Jul71)
Written by Arthur Dales
Directed by Jerry Thorpe
Guest cast:
Mills Watson ........ Carter
Malachi Throne ...... Krantz
Synopsis:
Dr. Marsh is concerned with two patients a man who attempted rape and
the would-be victim - Dr. Marsh's wife. [RF]

1.09 The Interns: ACT OF GOD
Screen Gems production no. 117
*Note: Filmed in Bronson Canyon, California.
20-Nov-1970 CBS Fri
Written by Charles Larson
Directed by Don McDougall
Guest cast:
Charles Aidman ...... Dancer
Jane Elliot ......... Louella
Lane Bradbury ....... Irene
Roger Garrett ....... C.P.
James Gavin ......... Pilot
Synopsis:
A car accident on a remote country road seriously injured four hitchhikers
picked up by intern Greg Pettit. Problem: how to give medical care to the
hitchhikers while trying to find help. [RF]

1.10 The Interns: MONDAYS CAN BE FATAL
Screen Gems production no. 112
27-Nov-1970 CBS Fri
Written by Don Brinkley
Directed by Marvin Chomsky
Guest cast:
Ron Rifkin .......... Ferguson
Sabrina Scharf ...... Penny Weems
Pamela Susan Shoop .. Janet Keller
Frank Marth ......... Lieutenant Gerber
Synopsis:
Pooch Hardin is charged with murder following a wild party he can't
remember. The hostess died of a drug overdose - and Hardin's medical bag
was found next to the body. [RF]

1.11 The Interns: THE FEVER
Screen Gems production no. 105
04-Dec-1970 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Charles Larson / Story by Alan Gadney
Directed by Allen Reisner
guest cast:
Eduard Franz ........ Gus
Radames Pera ........ David
Viveca Lindfors
John Lupton
Synopsis:
A strange fever threatens the life of Dr. Sam Marsh, and the diagnosis
becomes a race against time. [RF]

1.12 The Interns: THE PRISONER PROJECT (aka "Prisoners")
Screen Gems production no. 118
11-Dec-1970 CBS Fri
Written by Charles Larson
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Guest cast:
Warner Anderson ..... Cornelius
Kaz Garas ........... Walt
Mitzi Hoag .......... Geraldine Clarke
Robert Sampson ...... Tyler
Geri Reischl ........ Jane Doe
Gordon DeVol ........ Ghost
Synopsis:
An unidentified girl who won't talk and a convict who refuses medical
help are candidates for psychodrama therapy.[RF]

1.13 The Interns: DANCY
Screen Gems production no. 113
18-Dec-1970 CBS Fri (rerun 16Apr71)
Written by Barry Oringer
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Christie Matchett .... Dancy
Eric Laneuville ...... Lewis
John Randolph ........ Joe Binder
James Wainwright ..... Reverend
Bill Calloway ........ Georgie
Synopsis:
Traumatized by the death of a teenage addict, Dr. Marsh begins an
extensive probe into the drug world. [RF]
*Note: Location scenes filmed at a Synanon rehabilitation community for
persons with emotional problems.
Script by Barry Oringer, a Synanon resident.

1.14 The Interns: CHANGES
Screen Gems production no. 106
01-Jan-1971 CBS Fri
Written by Inez C. Boyd & Marshall D. Wilkerson
Directed by Allen Reisner
Guest cast:
Robert Lansing ...... Lieutenant
Billy Dee Williams .. Eddie
Pat Harrington Jr. .. Snyder
Melendy Britt ....... Rose
George Morgan
Synopsis:
A bomb scare at a hospital threatens the life of a police lieutenant's
son who's scheduled for open-heart surgery. [RF]

 1.15 The Interns: THE SECRET
Screen Gems production no. 107
22-Jan-1971 CBS Fri (rerun 25Jun71)
Written by Samuel Roeca
Directed by Jud Taylor
Guest cast:
Martin Sheen .... Beau Denning
Joe Maross ...... Lieutenant
Fred Beir ....... Del Denning
Joan Hotchkis ... Mrs. Denning
Lonny Chapman ... McElhenny
John McLiam ..... Father Dooley
Synopsis:
Greg faces a dilemma. The police want to know what an acciden witness
said while he was in Greg's care. If Greg tells, he's violating the
Hippocratic oath; if he remains silent, he goes to jail. [RF]

1.16 The Interns: TASHA
Screen Gems production no. 114
29-Jan-1971 CBS Fri
Written by Arthur Dales
Directed by Michael Caffey
Guest cast:
Signe Hasso ......... Tasha
Warren Kemmerling ... Dr. Roland
Charlotte Stewart ... Eileen
Skip Homeier ........ Dr. Jacoby
Ron O'Neal
Synopsis:
Tasha, a mental patient refuses to communicate with anyone. Tasha is dying
of a mysterious illness that will go unchecked unless doctors can get her
to talk and confirm their diagnosis. [RF]

1.17 The Interns: METAMORPHOSIS
Screen Gems production no. 119
05-Feb-1971 CBS Fri
Written by Jack Miller
Directed by Allen Reisner
Guest cast:
Lois Nettleton ...... Jeanne/Jenny
Skip Homeier ........ Jacoby
Mary Lansing ........ Miss Evans
Synopsis:
Multiple personalities cause a young woman anguish. [RF]

 1.18 The Interns: THE CHALLENGER
Screen Gems production no. 115
12-Feb-1971 CBS Fri (rerun 13Aug71)
Written by Don Brinkley
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest cast:
Frank Gorshin ....... Joe Calico
Sheree North ........ Beth Calico
Edward Faulkner ..... Dr. Lansing
Robert F. Simon ..... Julian Beach
Synopsis:
A billiards champions' hand is amputated by Greg during emergency surgery.
Hit by a lawsuit, Greg's only hope is to convince the champ that he can
compete with an artificial hand. [RF]

1.19 The Interns: CASUALTY
Screen Gems production no. 120
19-Feb-1971 CBS Fri
Teleplay by William Blinn / Story by Barbara Torgan & William Blinn
Directed by Richard Donner
guest cast:
Diana Hyland ....... Writer
Pat Harrington Jr... Snyder
John Davidson ...... David
Ron O'Neal
Synopsis:
An expose writer whose current target is New North Hospital, where her
brother is dying of leukemia. [RF]

  1.20 The Interns: HEART TROUBLE
Screen Gems production no. 116
26-Feb-1971 CBS Fri (rerun 02Jul71)
Guest cast:
Peter Haskell ...... Ben Bohannan
Meredith MacRae .... Vicki
Elaine Fielding .... Jeri
David Sachs ........ Dr. Cherry
Kathleen Hughes .... Miss Manning
Jenny Blackton ..... Nurse
Synopsis:
A distraught housewife and her critically ill husband as Sam tries to
help the woman adjust, but his efforts backfire when her husband
misinterprets Sam's intentions. [RF]

1.21 The Interns: THE GUARDIAN
Screen Gems production no. 123
05-Mar-1971 CBS Fri (rerun 20Aug71)
Guest cast:
Lew Ayres .......... Dr. Holt
Shelley Fabares .... Catherine
Raphael Campos ..... Chico Ruiz
Paula Victor ....... Mrs. Redding
Gilbert Green ...... Rollins
Ned Wertimer ....... Hunter
David Sachs ........ Dr. Keller
Synopsis:
The conflict between the impersonal Dr. Holt and Goldstone's interns,
who are sure that Holt is after Goldstone's job. [RF]

1.22 The Interns: THE MANLY ART
Screen Gems production no. 124
12-Mar-1971 CBS Fri (rerun 27Aug71)
Guest cast:
Pat Carroll ........ Maria
Janet Margolin ..... Rose
James Luisi ........ Nick
Harold J. Stone .... Uncle Victor
Louis Bastile ...... Uncle Luigi
Edmund Gilbert ..... Dr. Tuttle
Synopsis:
A distressed mother's daughter will die of renal failure unless a
kidney donor can be found. [RF]

1.23 The Interns: CASTLE OF THE LION (aka "Castle of Lions")
Screen Gems production no. 121
19-Mar-1971 CBS Fri
Teleplay by William Blinn / Story by Tina & Les Pine
Directed by Marvin Chomsky
Guest cast:
Pat Carroll ........... Mother
Radames Pera .......... Boy
Janet Margolin ........ Rose
Synopsis:
A distressed mother whose daughter will die of renal failure unless a
kidney donor can be found. [RF]

1.24 The Interns: THE CHOICE
Screen Gems production no. 122
26-Mar-1971 CBS Fri
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Story by Stephen & Elinor Karpf
Teleplay by Charles Larson & Stephen & Elinor Karpf
Guest cast:
Dan Travanty (later Daniel J. Travanti) ..... Harry Random
Isabel Sanford ......... Dr. Hearn
Hal Lynch .............. Hollie
Susan Batson ........... Trellas
Synopsis:
Dr. Lydia Thorpe must choose between marriage and a career. She's
dedicated to medicine - but her fiance wants a full-time wife. [RF]

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