CTVA US Medical - "Marcus Welby MD" (Universal/ABC) Season 3 (1971-72)

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Starring Robert Young, James Brolin
Season 3 (ABC) (1971-72)
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


########### Marcus Welby, M. D. #############
############# season 3 1971-72 ###############
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ABC Tuesdays 10:00pm

3.01 [051] Marcus Welby, MD:  THE TENDER COMRADE
14Sep71
guest stars
Diana Muldaur
Pernell Roberts
Clint Howard

Dawn Lyn
The marriage plans of a beautiful widow are threatened when she undergoes a mastectomy.

3.02 [052] Marcus Welby, MD:  A PORTRAIT OF DEBBIE
21Sep71
guest stars
George Grizzard
Patricia Crowley
Pamelyn Ferdin

Dr. Welby faces a puzzling diagnostic problem with a young girl who is newly adopted.

3.03 [053] Marcus Welby, MD:  IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE
28Sep71
guest stars
Kathryn Hayes
Barry Brown
Alan Hale Jr.

When his father suffers a stroke, Dr. Kiley faces a life-or-death decision.

3.04 [054] Marcus Welby, MD:  I CAN HARDLY TELL YOU APART
5Oct71
guest stars
Sally Field
Russell Johnson

The relationship between identical twins is affected when one is badly burned.

3.05 [055] Marcus Welby, MD:  THIS IS MAX
12Oct71
guest stars
Tom Helmore
Vincent Van Patten
Brian Tochi

Dr. Welby helps a Japanese-American boy achieve a change in attitude toward his father.

3.06 [056] Marcus Welby, MD:  MEN WHO CARE pt.1
(Crossover Episode - pt 2 on "Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law" 21Oct71)
19Oct71
guest stars
Ed Nelson
Rick Ely
Belinda Montgomery

Arthur Hill ............ Owen Marshall
Part 1 / 19Oct71
The father of one of Dr. Welby's patients is charged with murdering his daughter's boyfriend.
Part 2  / 21Oct71
Welby testifies at the murder trial of Marshall's client.
(Aired as an episode of "Owen Marshall, Counselor At Law".)

3.07 [057] Marcus Welby, MD:  ASK ME AGAIN TOMORROW
26Oct71
guest stars
Sharon Acker
William Windom
Dorothy Green

A neurosurgeon jeopardizes his career when he pushes himself beyond his endurance.

3.08 [058] Marcus Welby, MD:  DON'T PHASE ME OUT
2Nov71
guest stars
Joseph Campanella
Jacqueline Scott

A heart attack makes a work-oriented executive re examine his values.

3.09 [059] Marcus Welby, MD:  ECHO FROM ANOTHER WORLD
9Nov71
guest stars
Ted Bessell
Dorothy Lamour
Laraine Stephens

The life of a patient is endangered by a young neurologist's diagnostic error.

3.10 [060] Marcus Welby, MD:  THE BEST IS YET TO BE
16Nov71
guest stars
Betty Bronson
Ruth Hussey
Patric Knowles
Robert Clarke
Romance blossoms between two elderly residents of a plush retirement home.

3.11 [061] Marcus Welby, MD:  A YELLOW BIRD
23Nov71
guest stars
Skye Aubrey
Christopher Stone

Brian Dewey
Dr. Welby's nurse wants to compensate for her lonely life by adopting a child.

3.12 [062] Marcus Welby, MD:  THEY GROW UP
30Nov71
guest stars
Fred Holliday
Sian Barbara Allen

Michael Blodgett
Dr. Welby helps a young instructor face the unconscious guilt
he feels about his mentally challenged sister.

3.13 [063] Marcus Welby, MD:  OF MAGIC SHADOW SHAPES
7Dec71
guest stars
Barry Sullivan
Robert Pratt
Doris Singleton

A once-renowned film director endangers his life when given a chance to regain his fame.

3.14 [064] Marcus Welby, MD:  CROSS-MATCH
14Dec71
guest stars
Mike Warren
Johnny Whitaker

A bitter young black man gets a new idea of life when he gives his blood to save a white boy.

3.15 [065] Marcus Welby, MD:  THE BASIC MOMENT pt. 1
4Jan72
guest stars
Michele Lee (Knots Landing)
Christine Belford
Richard Van Vleet
Berkeley Harris
Dr. Welby's daughter returns from South America wishing for an abortion because of exposure to rubella.

3.16 [066] Marcus Welby, MD:  THE BASIC MOMENT pt.2
11Jan72
Complications which arise following the birth of Dr. Welby's grandson threaten the mother's life.

 3.17 [067] Marcus Welby, MD: ALL THE PRETTY PEOPLE
25Jan72 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Lindsay Wagner ......... Emily Metaxas
Nico Minardos .......... Rick Metaxas
Richard Young .......... Horst
Synopsis 1:
A pro tennis player's career is ended when he develops a degenerative muscle disease. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
A champion tennis pro is afflicted with a degenerative muscular disease. [RF]

3.18 [068] Marcus Welby, MD: I'M REALLY TRYING
01Feb72 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Gary Collins ........... Major Ken McKenna
Sean Kelly ............. Johnny McKenna
Elaine Devry ........... Loretta McKenna
Scott Garrett .......... Tim McKenna
Virginia Gregg ......... Dr. Martha Heider
Synopsis 1:
The problems of a boy with minimal brain dysfunction are
aggravated by his father's refusal to accept the diagnosis. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
A marginally brain-damaged child's problems in school are worsened
by a father who thinks the solution is discipline. [RF]

3.19 [069] Marcus Welby, MD:
IS IT SO SOON THAT I AM DONE FOR - I WONDER WHAT I WAS BEGUN FOR?
08Feb72 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Michael Callan ......... Greg Robbins
Sallie Schockley ....... Alice Robbins
Tiger Williams ......... Brian Webster
Charles Seel
Synopsis 1:
After their infant son dies, the grief-stricken parents take in a foster child. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Crib deaths, a drama about the unexplained phenomenon that kills thousands of healthy babies every year.
 A child's epitaph gives  the drama its title: "
It is So Soon that I Am Done For - I Wonder What I Was Begun For?" [RF]

3.20 [070] Marcus Welby, MD: JUST A LITTLE COURAGE
15Feb72
guest stars
David MacCallum (The Man from UNCLE)
Leslie Charlson
Barry Higgins
Dr. Welby helps a college instructor realize that he must
return to his first love of writing.

3.21 [071] Marcus Welby, MD: DON'T TALK ABOUT DARKNESS!
22Feb72 ABC Tue (rerun 04Jul72)
Guest cast:
Barbara Rush ........... Dorothy Carpenter
Neville Brand .......... Kenny Carpenter
Don Keefer ............. Dr. Hendrix
James Doohan ........... Fred Baxter
Donald Barry ........... Al Karlovic
Allison McKay .......... Addie
Tom Pace ............... Paul Welles
Synopsis 1:
A man needing eye surgery postpones it so he may see his first child. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
The trauma of an imminent blindness is treated in "Don't Talk About  Darkness". [RF]

3.22 [072] Marcus Welby, MD: ONCE THERE WAS A BANTU PRINCE
29Feb72 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Chelsea Brown .......... Tallie Hughes
Felton Perry ........... Russ Hughes
Edward J. Crawford ..... Benjy Miller
Juanita Moore .......... Mrs. Hughes
Mary Gregory
Synopsis 1:
A social worker with sickle cell anemia tries to adopt a child suffering from the same disease. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Sickle-cell anemia, a crippling genetic disease that attacks mostly blacks, is the subject in this episode.
The victim is a 7-year-old who doesn't talk and has been abandoned by his mother. [RF]

3.23 [073] Marcus Welby, MD: A TASTE OF SALT
7Mar72
guest stars
Anne Jackson
Nancy DeCarl
Charles Aidman

The long-time marriage of a couple is threatened when their newborn son develops cystic fibrosis.

3.24 [074] Marcus Welby, MD: SOLOMON'S CHOICE
14Mar72 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Lee Purcell ............ Carol Lockett
Randolph Mantooth ...... Alan Robb
Jack Kelly ............. Ned Lockett
John Lupton ............ V.M. Dunn
Suzanne Cohane ......... Ginnie Lockett
Brett Hadley
Synopsis 1:
Dr. Welby's unwed niece faces two vital decisions affecting her expected baby. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
The new morality sparks an unusual conflict when Welby's niece and her
boyfriend don't want to marry, but both want custody of their unborn child. [RF]

############ Marcus Welby, M.D. ##############
############# end of season 3 ################
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