CTVA US Medical - "Marcus Welby MD" (Universal/ABC) Season 5 (1973-74)

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Starring Robert Young, James Brolin
Season 5 (ABC) (1973-74)
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 5 1973-74 ###############
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ABC Tuesdays 10:00pm

5.01 [099] Marcus Welby, MD:  THE PANIC PATH
11Sep73
guest stars
Paul Burke
Vera Miles
Laurette Spang
Anson Williams (Happy Days)
Brooke Mills
An impotent husband tries to find an extramarital relationship. (With Vera Miles.)

5.02 [100] Marcus Welby, MD:  A JOYFUL SONG
18Sep73
guest stars
Fionnuala Flanagan
Peter Kastner
Randames Pera
Greg Mullavey
A young woman dying of leukemia takes a special interes in a blind boy who wants to be an artist.

5.03 [101] Marcus Welby, MD:  FOR SERVICES RENDERED
25Sep73
guest stars
Tige Andrews
Kim Hunter
Ray Oliver
Dan Tobin
Ross Elliot
A couple's dream of owning their own home is shattered when the husband needs an expensive heart operation.

5.04 [102] Marcus Welby, MD: BLOOD KIN
02Oct73 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Sonny Bono ............. Rico Renati
Lawrence Pressman....... Dr. Hartnett
Suzanne Charney ........ Louisa Renati
Deanna Denee Martin .... Maria Renati
Patti Cohoon ........... Girl
Meredith Duncan ........ Betty
Connie Izay ............ Anesthesiologist
Dale Johnson ........... Radiologist
Pat Li ................. Woman
Synopsis 1:
A father fears that his daughter is not strong enough to survive an operation necessary to prolong her life. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
An immigrant father of a little girl is afflicted with a rare blood disease. Making matters worse:
 his frightened wife, who's so scared of surgeons she won't let them operate. [RF]

5.05 [103] Marcus Welby, MD:  THE LIGHT AT THE THRESHOLD
9Oct73
guest stars
Audrey Landers (Dallas)
Carol Lawrence
Rodney Allen Rippy
Ryan McDonald
A blind girl refuses an operation that could restore her sight.

  5.06 [104] Marcus Welby, MD: A QUESTION OF FAULT
16Oct73 ABC Tue (rerun 25Jun74)
Guest cast:
Armand Alzamora ........ Ramon
Barbara Luna ........... Serita
Lou Frizzell ........... Henry Greenway
Claudio Martinez ....... Diego
Frank Aletter .......... Avery Waters
Jed Allan .............. Dr. Edmund
Paul Picerni ........... Dr. Oliver
Kathryn Reynolds ....... Miss Carson
Lou Krugman ............ Dr. Bernstein
Synopsis 1:
When a little boy develops gangrene, his condition is blamed on incompetent medical care. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Malpractice is the issue when a child's gangrenous arm may have to be amputated.
 The boy's condition could be the result of incompetent medical care. [RF]

5.07 [105] Marcus Welby, MD: FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES
23Oct73 ABC Tue (rerun 26Mar74)
Guest cast:
Frank Langella ......... Carey
Jack Kruschen .......... Arnold
Viola Harris ........... Florence
Jerry Fogel ............ David
Marguerite Ray ......... Nurse Hopkins
Gracia Lee ............. Nurse Fahey
Lynda Gold ............. Receptionist
Synopsis 1:
An actor's lie about a starring role to cheer his dying father backfires. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
AN actor's homecoming after a two-year absence is bitter medicine
for his dying father, who assumes his boy came back to comfort his
last days. But he learns that the son returned to land a movie role. [RF]

 5.08 [106] Marcus Welby, MD: THE ENDLESS MOMENT
30Oct73 ABC Tue
guest star
Stefanie Powers ........ Kelly
Norman Stuart .......... Dr. Levinson
Jacki Ray .............. Model
Darlene Duralia ........ Receptionist
Sumi Haru .............. Patient
Ralph Smiley ........... Waiter
Synopsis 1:
Dr. Welby insists that Dr. Kiley's fiancee should be told of her serious illness. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Personal feelings and medical ethics clash as Kiley makes plans to marry a girl from his past.
 He loves her so much he cannot tell her the truth - that the disease she has might make her an invalid. [RF]

5.09 [107] Marcus Welby, MD: THE TALL TREE
06Nov73 ABC Tue (rerun 19Mar74)
Guest cast:
Tony Musante ........... David
Susan Howard ........... Dr. Barbara Kerr
Pamelyn Ferdin ......... Amy
Sharon Gless ........... Sue
Joan Pringle ........... Karen
Venetta Rogers ......... Bertha
Dominic DeSantis ....... Mike
Paul Kent .............. McGrath
Robert Doyle ........... Dr. Berger
Synopsis 1:
A psychiatric therapist learns he has a serious illness which will complicate his work. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
An unorthodox psychologist is accused of being too personal with
his patients, especially with those who are teenage girls. [RF]

5.10 [108] Marcus Welby, MD: THE CIRCLES OF SHAME
20Nov73
guest stars
Leslie Charleson
Barbara Baxley
Colby Chester
A woman with an ulcer history believes she is pregnant and cancels her wedding plans.

5.11 [109] Marcus Welby, MD: NGUYEN
27Nov73 ABC Tue (rerun 11Jun74)
Guest cast:
Robert Hooks ........... Joe
Joan Pringle ........... Diana
Eric Woods ............. Terry
Michael Mastro ......... Nguyen
Juanita Moore .......... Mrs. Coleman
Jim Cox ................ Beaver
John Amour ............. Billy
Jackie Haley ........... Tony
Synopsis 1:
An ex-Marine adopts a Vietnamese orphan who becomes ill. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
A Vietnamese orphan adopted by a marine brings more jealousy than joy to his new family.
 His presence is turning a once-happy home into a battlefield for his adoptive parents and brother. [RF]

5.12 [110] Marcus Welby, MD: A CRY IN THE NIGHT
11Dec73
guest stars
Dina Merrill
Claude Akins (Lobo)
A marine biologist refuses to admit she is seriously ill until she blacks out during an underwater dive.

5.13 [111] Marcus Welby, MD: DEATH IS ONLY A SIDE EFFECT
18Dec73 ABC Tue (rerun 07May74)
Guest cast:
Joanna Barnes .......... Noreen Saunders
Lynne Marta ............ Patricia Lowry
Robert Urich ........... Dike Lowry
Alan Bergmann .......... Dr. Manners
Norman Stuart .......... Dr. Sedley
Edward Knight .......... Dr. Mondrian
Lilyan MacBride ........ Mrs. Seeley
Barbara Flicker ........ Marilyn
Susan Foster ........... Miss Joyce
Synopsis 1:
An ailing and despondent wife takes a tranquilizer that puts her in a coma. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
A woman is on the verge of dying, apparently due to an overdose of a new drug Dr. Kiley prescribed for her. [RF]

5.14 [112] Marcus Welby, MD: THE COMEBACK
01Jan74 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Penny Fuller ........... Vicky
Ed Flanders ............ Magruder
Lee H. Montgomery ...... Billy
Robert Doyle ........... Jim Luwaine
Victor Izay ............ Dr. Reeves
Sam Chu Lin ............ Dr. Clemens
Leigh Adams ............ Sara
Phil Diskin ............ Assistant Surgeon
Connie Izay ............ Anesthesiologist
Marian McCargo ......... Nurse
Synopsis 1:
Dr. Welby forces a former alcoholic to fight for reinstatement as a surgeon. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
A female surgeon's attempts to return to practice are hampered by
bias against her sex, and her history of alcoholism. [RF]

5.15 [113] Marcus Welby, MD: A FULL LIFE
08Jan74 ABC Tue (rerun 23Jul74)
Guest cast:
Richard Basehart ....... Kirkcastle
Phyllis Thaxter ........ Kate Tannahill
Murray MacLeod ......... Cece
Milton Selzer .......... Dr. Mazer
Jack Hogan ............. Dr. Haskins
Betty Van Valkenburgh .. Pat Meadows
William Bronder ........ Gale
Synopsis:
A scientist is stricken with malaria and then learns that his grandson has
not chosen to follow in his footsteps. [SAA/RF]

5.16 [114] Marcus Welby, MD: NO CHARITY FOR THE MACALLISTERS
15Jan74
guest stars
Pamela McMyler
Tom Lester
R.G. Armstrong
Edd Byrnes (77 Sunset Strip)
Stacy Keach Sr.
Dr. Kiley treats a boy for a snake bite and discovers he has a hereditary blood disease.

5.17 [115] Marcus Welby, MD: EACH DAY A MIRACLE
22Jan74 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Ronne Troup ............ Nancy
Andy Robinson .......... Drew
Clark Howat ............ Father
Maidie Norman .......... Willie Norman
Adrienne Marden ........ Mrs. Bakewell
Richard Marion ......... Kirby
Rhoda Williams ......... Mrs. Forbes
Jackie Russell ......... Nurse
Jocelyn Jones .......... Student
Maurice Wells .......... Minister
Synopsis 1:
A girl, whose remission from leukemia is the longest on record, enrolls in college against her father's wishes. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
A leukemia patient enjoying a long remission fights with her father about whether she can lead a normal life. [RF]

5.18 [116] Marcus Welby, MD: THE FEAR OF SILENCE
29Jan74 ABC Tue (rerun 06Aug74)
Guest cast:
Christopher Connelly ... Gary
Gretchen Corbett ....... Jan
Robert Ellenstein ...... Dr. Delatour
Richard Armbruster ..... Sondheim
Dori Whitaker .......... Michelle
David Knapp ............ Vern
John Elerick ........... Bill
Synopsis:
An air traffic controller is plunged into hopelessness when lesions are discovered on his larynx. [SAA/RF]

5.19 [117] Marcus Welby, MD: ANGELA'S NIGHTMARE
5Feb74
guest stars
Mary MacDonald
James Olson
A 15-year-old girl runs away after being raped by the man who wants to adopt her.

5.20 [118] Marcus Welby, MD: THE MUGGING
12Feb74 ABC Tue (rerun 30Jul74)
Guest cast:
Jim Hutton ............. George Wainwright
Lorraine Gary .......... Jean Wainwright
Craig Hundley .......... Ben Sabberly
John Lupton ............ Cleary
Yoneo Iguchi ........... Yoshi
Tracey Roberts ......... Lucille Sabberly
Don Keefer ............. Larry Sabberly
Synopsis 1:
A husband, fearing that his wife may be mugged again, shoots a neighbor. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
The damage is more psychological than physical for the female victim
of a mugging: her initial nonchalance is giving way to constant fear. [RF]

5.21 [119] Marcus Welby, MD: THE LATCH-KEY CHILD
19Feb74
guest stars
Marcia Strassman
Tracie Savage
Brad Savage
Lois January
A 4-year-old boy, left in the care of his 9-year-old sister, suffers from recurrent blackouts.

5.22 [120] Marcus Welby, MD: OUT OF CONTROL
26Feb74
guest stars
George Maharis (Route 66)
Barbara Anderson (Ironside)
A racing driver, preparing his car for his last big chance, suffers from brain damage.

5.23 [121] Marcus Welby, MD: I'VE PROMISED YOU A FATHER pt.1
5May74
guest stars
Kim Darby
Lynda Day George
Arthur Hill ............ Owen Marshall
part 1 5May
A young nurse names Dr. Kiley in a paternity suit.
part 2 - 9May74
(continued on 'Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law' 9May74)
Dr. Welby asks Owen Marshall to defend Dr. Kiley in a paternity suit.

5.24 [122] Marcus Welby, MD: DESIGNS
12Mar74 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Jane Wyatt ............. Edwina
Mel Ferrer ............. Carlo
Tony Giorgio ........... Vito
Nadyne Turney .......... Peggy
Dorrie Thomson ......... Molly
Lilyan MacBride ........ Mrs. Flynn
Janina ................. Janine, the model
Paul Woodville ......... Walter
Synopsis:
A fashion designer, suffering from nervous fatigue, becomes emotionally involved with Dr. Welby. [SAA/RF]

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