CTVA US Medical - "Marcus Welby MD" (Universal/ABC) Season 1 (1969-70)

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Starring Robert Young, James Brolin
Season 1 (ABC) (1969-70)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Shawn A. Adam, Rina Fox
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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ABC Tuesdays 10:00pm

 1.01 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: HELLO, GOODBYE, HELLO
23Sep69 ABC Tue (rerun 31Mar70)
Written by Jerry DeBono
Directed by Marc Daniels
Guest Star:
Susan Clark ............ Ruth Ann Adams
With:
George O'Hanlon ........ Writer
Catherine McLeod ....... Mrs. Pate
Fredericka Myers ....... Miss Mathews
Gary Dubin ............. Peter
Michael Barbera ........ Tony
Venetta Rogers ......... Marsha
Daniel Fitzgerald ...... Billy
Margot Jane ............ Angela
Other Credits: (non-typical)
Unit Manager Joe Cavalier
Assistant Director Joe Boston
Synopsis 1:
An outgoing schoolteacher retreats into isolation after Welby tells her she has only a few months to live. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Drama about a young teacher with terminal brain cancer. The painful
relationship between Ruth and Dr. Kiley, who is enraged by his inability to help her. [RF]

1.02 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE FOAL
30Sep69
Teleplay by Robert Collins and Joe Gerrald & Jane Mackenzie
Story by Joe Gerrald & Jane Mackenzie
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Guest Star:
Steve Ihnat
Special Guest Star:
Lynn Carlin
Introducing:
Brian Dewey
Co-starring:
Robert Ellenstein - Dr. William Hall
Booth Coleman - Mr. Hunteman
With:
William Burns - 2nd Therapist
Penny Gaston - 1st Therapist
Michele Tobin - Judy
Count D. Mingleton - Barry
Jeremy Robert Brown - Rickie
Other Credits: (non-typical)
Assistant Director - Joe Boston
Dr. Welby tries to help an autistic child achieve a breakthrough to reality.

1.03 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: DON'T IGNORE THE MIRACLES
7Oct69
Written by Ted Aspin
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest Starring:
Julie Adams ("Murder, She Wrote")
William Sylvester
Amy Thomson
Co-starring:
Dorothy Green - Louis Janis
With:
Sonja Dunson - Jean
Richard Dillon - Young Father
Alice Rodriguez - Nurse
Other Credits: (non-typical)
Film Editor - Richard G. Wry, A.C.E.
Unit Manager - Joe Cavalier
Pregnant for the first time at 42, a woman learns that her husband has been seeing another woman.

1.04 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: SILKEN THREADS AND SILVER HOOKS
14Oct69 ABC Tue (rerun 05May70)
Written by John H. Bloch
Directed by John Erman
Guest Starring:
Barbara Rush ........... Nadine Cabot
Alexander Securby ...... Lucas Coleman
With:
Peter Brandon .......... Dr. Hoving
Fred Sadoff ............ Jerry Ainsworth
Charles Brewer ......... Grant
Shirley O'Hara ......... 1st Nurse
Dorothy Dells .......... 2nd Nurse
Hanna Landy ............ Renee
Synopsis 1:
A husband starts filming a documentary on his actress-wife's
recovery from a stroke, despite warnings from Dr. Welby. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
An actress suffers a massive stroke, and Dr. Welby has the thorny task of
supervising her rehabilitation while countering disagreement from his
partner, and obsessive interference from her domineering producer-husband. [RF]

1.05 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: ALL FLAGS FLYING
21Oct69
Written by Ken Trevey
Directed by Don McDougall
Guest Starring:
Henry Wilcoxon
Ruth Lee
Co-starring:
Butch Patrick ("The Munsters") - Sailor Baillenger
With:
Rita Nicole - Gunilla
Robert Rhodes - Walter Schiffrin
Napoleon Whitting - Donald
Alma Platt - Little Old Lady
Andy Johnson - Lt. J.C. Coast Guard
An aging war hero is determined to sail alone to the South Pacific despite warnings that the voyage would prove fatal.

1.06 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: ECHO OF A BABY'S LAUGH
28Oct69
Written by Max Hodge
Directed by John Erman
Guest Starring:
Richard Thomas ("The Waltons")
Introducing Belinda Montgomery as Mary Ann Graham
With:
Nora Marlowe - Belle Newton
Peggy Rea ("Grace Under Fire") - Mrs. Baker
Amy Douglas - Grandmother
Arthur Peterson - Douglas Newton
Dennis McCarthy - Highway Patrol Officer
Shirley O'Hara - Nurse
Melanie Freeman - Girl
A young wife panics when Dr. Welby tells her that she must inform her husband of a premarital abortion.

1.07 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE WHITE CANE
04Nov69 ABC Tue (rerun 19May70)
Written by Jerome Ross
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest Stars:
Carrie Snodgrass ....... Laura
Cliff Potter ........... Paul
Co-starring:
Lawrence Linnville ..... Dr. Beck
Dee Carroll ............ Nora Thomason
Russell Thorson ........ Dr. Smedley
Charlie Lampkin ........ Mr. Murree
Stuart Thomas .......... Jack Crain
Richard Dillon ......... Tom Ferris
Judy Jordon ............ Peggy Crain
Hope Wainwright ........ Norma Semple
Patti Heider ........... Carol
Dale Johnson ........... Bus Driver
Mille Schuber .......... Nurse
Synopsis 1:
A young man who regains his sight has second thoughts about his engagement to a blind girl. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Welby and Kiley are faced with the plight of a sightless young woman who suffers severely
 when the man she loves regains his  sight, but loses his perspective about her. [RF]

1.08 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE VRAHNAS DEMON
11Nov69 ABC Tue (rerun 02Jun70)
Written by John Vlahos
Directed by Richard Benedict
Guest Stars:
Frank Silvera .......... Nick Eugenides
Linda Marsh ............ Zoe Eugenides
With:
Michael Hardstark ...... Pedro Eugenides
Tony Patino ............ Kosta Eugenides
Edgar D. White ......... Repairman
John Verros ............ Priest
Jerry Summers .......... Diver
Synopsis 1:
An aging fisherman, stricken with emphysema, insists on entering a deep-diving competition. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
A proud Greek patriarch rules his family with a loving iron hand,
savoring his role as leader in a fishing village. Despite warnings
of emphysema, the old warrior insists on risking a diving ritual celebrating a Greek feast. [RF]

1.09 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: MADONNA WITH KNAPSACK AND FLUTE
18Nov69 ABC Tue (rerun 23Jun70)
Script by Paul Schneider & Margaret Schneider
Directed by Philip Leacock
Guest cast:
Anne Baxter ............ Myra Sherwood
Darleen Carr ........... Tracy Clifford
Angela Greene .......... Claire Clifford
Patti Heider ........... Joyce
Marcia Ralston ......... Nurse
Bobby Gilbert .......... Maitre'd
Michael Larrain ........ David
Synopsis 1:
Myra Sherwood, with whom Dr. Welby is in love, takes an unmarried pregnant girl into her home. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Myra's daughter is dead, so it's not surprising for her to befriend
Tracy, a hippie who is pregnant, broke and ill with mononucleosis.
But Welby is afraid that Myra is asking for heartache: Tracy's passion
for independence may outweigh her fondness for Myra. [RF]

1.10 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: HOMECOMING
25Nov69 ABC Tue
Producer David J. O'Connell
Written by Robert Collins & David Victor
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Director of photography Walter Strenge
Editor Tony Martinelli
Music Leonard Rosenman
Guest cast:
Robert Lipton .......... Scott Behrman
Nehemiah Persoff ....... Max Behrman
Stanley Beck ........... Dr. Sidney Stein
Peggy Cowles ........... Madeline Stein
Tony De Costa .......... Chico
Jackie Loughery ........ Mary
John Bleifer ........... Rabbi
Jack Sheldon ........... Visitor
Synopsis:
A young man returns home after a long illness and bursts into Dr. Welby's office suffering from a violent "acid flash."

1.11 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: LET ERNEST COME OVER
09Dec69 ABC Tue (rerun 12May70)
Guest cast:
Anne Baxter ............ Myra Sherwood
Percy Rodriguez ........ Ernest Jackson
James Doohan ........... Sergeant Brenner
John Bleifer ........... Max Agnew
Joel Fluellen .......... Uncle Clem
Virginia Capers ........ Aunt Cass
Georgia Carr ........... Sophie Jackson
John Sebastian ......... Detective Sgt. Salvatore
Natividad Vacio ........ Frank Serrano
Lili Valenty ........... Mrs. Agnew
Larry J. Blake ......... Captain Merriman
Marshall Reed .......... Carter
Pitt Herbert ........... Harry Greem
Ira Cook ............... Dr. Fleming
Synopsis 1:
A police lieutenant gives false information about his occupation to Dr. Welby.[SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Ernest Jackson a black police detective, knows he is ill, but makes it impossible for
Welby to treat him. Jackson is desperate for a promotion to detective lieutenant,
and fears that news of his health problems would end his career. [RF]

1.12 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE CHEMISTRY OF HOPE
16Dec69
Written by Jerry McNeely
Directed by Richard Benedict
Guest Starring:
Bradford Dillman
Nancy Malone
Co-starring:
Barry Wiliams ("The Brady Bunch") - Pancho McCurney
Heather Menzies ("Logan's Run") - Marge McCurney
Kevin Burchett - Skip
Michael Tanner - Bobby
Carol Anderson - Private Nurse
Barbara Morrison - Nurse
Arlene Howes - Duty Nurse
Other credits: (non-typical)
Film Editor - Michael R. McAdam, A.C.E.
A boy's parents refuse to allow Dr. Welby to tell their son that he has leukemia.

1.13 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: NEITHER PUNCH NOR JUDY
23Dec69 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Earl Holliman .......... Father Hugh Riorden
Peter Hooten ........... Richard Ross
Ronne Troup ............ Karen
Richard Carlyle ........ Mr. Graham
Clark Howat ............ Mr. Ross
Gail Bonney ............ Mrs. Doran
Patrick Tovatt ......... Father Morley
Byron Morrow ........... Priest-Secretary
Robert Knapp ........... Dr. Benson
Peggy Webber ........... Mrs. Ross
Shirley O'Hara ......... Nurse
Synopsis:
A priest, suffering from psychosomatic asthma attacks, decides to quit the church. [SAA/RF]

1.14 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: DIAGNOSIS: FEAR
30Dec69
Written by Margaret Arman
Directed by Chris Christenberry
Guest Star:
Ruth Roman - the faithhealer
Co-starring:
John Findlatter - Chris Chatfield
Tom Drake - Homer Chatfield
Vinton Hayworth - Marvin Stoley
With:
Vaughn Taylor - Dean Worthington
Jim S. Smith - Coach Russell
Howard Culver - Mr. Allendy
Stuart Nisset - Frank
Ida Mae McKenzie - Mrs. Bertram
Janet Wood - Nurse
Other Credits: (non-typical)
Art Director - Joseph Alles, Jr.
Film Editor - Michael R. McAdam, A.C.E.
Assistant Director - Joe Boston
A basketball player, told by Dr. Welby that he must have knee surgery, goes to a faith healer instead.

1.15 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE SOFT PHRASE OF PEACE
06Jan70 ABC Tue
Teleplay by Sandy Stern / Story by Robert Collins
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest cast:
Richard Van Vleet ...... Jim Morran
Vince Howard ........... Dr. Kenneth Blair
Stacy Harris ........... Dr. Lewis Stanford
Melvin Stuart .......... Sam Kincaid
Kenneth Washington ..... Billy Kincaid
Barney Phillips ........ Captain Cochran
Robert Guillaume ....... Carothers
Robert Brubaker ........ Dr. Vernon
Bill Walker ............ Donald
Synopsis:
Dr. Welby treats a college student injured by a policeman during a demonstration.

1.16 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: FUN AND GAMES AND MICHAEL AMBROSE
13Jan70 ABC Tue (rerun 26May70)
Guest Cast:
John McMartin ......... John Ambrose
David Cassidy ......... Michael Ambrose
Jo Anna Cameron ..... Anne
Judy McConnell ........ Lee Simmons
Victoria Carroll ...... Lady Guest
Hank Simms ............ TV Commentator
Synopsis:
A diabetic youth stops his insulin shots to get even with his father for years of neglect. [SAA/RF]

1.17 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE LEGACY
27Jan70 ABC Tue (rerun 08Sep70)
Guest cast:
Dolores Del Rio ........ Carlotta Lopez de Guadelupe
Janet Blair ............ Ann Ferris
John Roper ............. Ricardo Guadelupe Lopez
Miguel Ángel Landa ..... Antonio Novarro Suarez
Ines Pedroza ........... Margarita de Novarro
Russell Arms ........... Dr. Buckley
Peggy Rea .............. Mrs. Barker
Helen Hall ............. Nurse Peters
Synopsis 1:
Two hospitalized women must each decide whether to risk death in  order to continue living. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
A poignant story of two gravely ill women. Carlotta Lopez taps well
springs of love and faith to make the best use of the time she has
left. Anne Faris's attitude is steeped in bitterness and spite. [RF]

1.18 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: DANCE TO NO MUSIC
03Feb70 ABC Tue (rerun 15Sep70)
Guest cast:
Joseph Campanella ...... Leo Maslow
Celia Lovsky ........... Lena Perlin
Joan Darling ........... Abby Maslow
George Barrows ......... Mr. Wayne
Louise Lorimer ......... Mrs. Hearn
Fredricka Meyers ....... Fran
Johnny Silver .......... Cab Driver
Jeff Thompson .......... Simpson
Synopsis 1:
A scientist believes he has a hereditary disease that leads to an inability to function. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
The drama focuses on Leo Maslow, happily married and a success in business.
The young man asks to be sterilized .... after finding symptoms of a hereditary disease that causes slow death. [RF]

1.19 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: GO GET 'EM, TIGER!
10Feb70 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Jack Albertson ......... Mr. Chambers
Barry Brown ............ Greg Wells, Jr.
Jeanne Bates ........... Mrs. Collins
Lew Brown .............. Charles "Bulldog" McGill
William Smithers ....... George Howe
Chet Stratton .......... Mr. Keefer
Russ Caldwell .......... Pat
John Dennis ............ Gus
Bill Henry ............. Executive
Elizabeth Rogers ....... Woman Executive
Larry J. Blake ......... Dispatcher
Synopsis:
Dr. Kiley befriends a former employer who is a reformed drug addict.

1.20 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: NOBODY WANTS A FAT JOCKEY
17Feb70 ABC Tue
Producer David J. O'Connell
Written by Ken Trevey
Directed by John Erman
Director of photography Walter Strenge
Editor Richard G. Wray
Music Leonard Rosenman
Guest cast:
Joanna Cameron ......... Anne MacAndrews
Rafael Campos .......... Felix Azevedo
Jennifer Gan ........... Raylene Kohl
Michael Burns .......... Dinty Gallagher
Strother Martin ........ Terry Riggs
Arch Johnson ........... Mr. Parker
Billie Jo Conaway ...... Kimberly Chapman
James Eastin ........... Masseur
Synopsis:
A jockey collapses as a result of his desperate attempts to lose weight before an important race

1.21 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CHART
24Feb70 ABC Tue
Producer David J. O'Connell
Teleplay by Ken Trevey / Story by Alvin Saplinsley
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
Director of photography Walter Strenge
Editor Michael R. McAdam
Music Leonard Rosenman
Guest cast:
Don Stroud ............. Dutch Radtke
Elizabeth Hubbard ...... Dr. Gardner
Joanna Cameron ......... Nurse MacAndrews
Whit Bissell ........... Dr. Arnold Winnick
Marcia Ralston ......... Nurse Donnelly
Jimmy Miller ........... Tommie
Slim Gaillard .......... Odie Longston
Julian Burton .......... Steam Bath Attendant
Abel Fernandez ......... Angelo Rodrigues
Scott Garrett .......... Craig
Synopsis 1:
An oil field worker is so fearful of surgery that he escapes from the hospital. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Dr. Kiley, hospitalized with chicken pox, feels a deepening interest in the case
of fellow patient Dutch Radtke, Dutch, unaware of the gravity of his symptoms,
is making persistent plays for the lady doctor on his case. [RF]

1.22 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE MERELY SYNDROME
3Mar70
guest stars
Skye Aubrey
Vera Miles

A young girl who has undergone successful heart surgery continues to have severe heart seizures.

1.23 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: SEA OF SECURITY
10Mar70 ABC Tue
Written by Ben Masselink
Directed by Chris Christenberry
Guest Stars:
John Ericson ........... Peter Barton
Katherine Crawford ..... Carol Barton
Co-starring:
Ben Cooper ............. Larry Adams
Walter Brooke .......... Professor Staples
With:
Bret Swanson ........... Dusty Barton
Millicent Schuber ...... Jeanne Adams
Ishimoto ............... Eddie
Other Credits: (non-typical)
Unit Manager: Marty Hornstein
Assistant Director: Robert Gilmore
Synopsis 1:
An oceanography student with the bends disregards Dr. Welby's advice and insists on one more dive. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Love of the underwater world - and of his ambitious wife - drive a
scuba diver closer and closer to decompression sickness. Dismissing
Welby's warnings of a nitrogen bubble in his spine, Peter Barton
chooses to risk death rather than lose a master's degree in marine biology. [RF]

1.24 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE DAREDEVIL GESTURE
17Mar70 ABC Tue
directed by Steven Spielberg
Guest cast:
Frank Webb ............. Larry Bellows
Marsha Hunt ............ Mrs. Bellows
Susan Albert ........... Claudia
Peter Hobbs ............ Craddock
Ronne Troup ............ Ginny
Synopsis 1:
A hemophiliac teen-ager risks his life to rescue a companion who has fallen down a ravine. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Story about the effects of daily frustration on a 17-year-old haemophiliac.
Sick and tired of being pampered, Larry Bellows shakes his fist at fate
and his overprotective mother, recklessly disregarding the customary precautions taken to protect him. [RF]

1.25 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: ENID
24Mar70 ABC Tue (rerun 18Aug70)
Guest cast:
Flora Plumb ............ Enid Cooper
Ezekial Williams ....... Paul
Robert McQueeney ....... Howard Gage
Rockne Tarkington ...... Frank Davidson
Synopsis 1:
An orphanage counselor, addicted to pills, causes an automobile accident in which one of her charges is injured. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
The doctors try to save a dedicated children's counselor whose dependence
on pep pills and sedatives is jeopardizing her career, her young charges and her life. [RF]

1.26 [--] Marcus Welby, MD: THE REBEL DOCTOR
14Apr70
guest stars
Kaz Garas
Virginia Grey

Harry Townes
Dr. Welby tries to help a young doctor fighting to keep a clinic operating in a poor neighborhood.

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