CTVA US Medical - "Medical Center" (MGM-Alfra/CBS) Season 1 (1969-70)

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Starring Chad Everett & James Daly
Season 1 (CBS) (1969-70)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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CBS Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern

1.01 [--] Medical Center : THE LAST 10 YARDS
24-Sep-1969 CBS Wed (rerun 09Sep70)
Guest cast:
O.J. Simpson ........ Bru Wiley
Cicely Tyson ......... Susan Wiley
Edward Asner ......... Coach Trask
Dana Elcar ........... Mazur
Radames Pera ......... Allan
Lincoln Kilpatrick.... Jolly
Pauline Myers ........ Bru's Mother
Synopsis:
Bru Wiley, All American contender for the Heisman Trophy, is afraid of
scuttling a lucrative career, Bru refuses to find out what's been
causing his headaches, dizzy spells and nose bleeds. [RF]

1.02 [--] Medical Center: VICTIM
01-Oct-1969 CBS Wed (rerun 20May70)
Guest cast:
Robert Lansing ...... Erjn Crawford
Dyan Cannon ......... Elinor Crawford
Don Clarke .......... Jamie
Sheila Larken ....... Nurse Anne Wittley
Eldon Quick ......... Surgical Resident
Jason Wingreen ...... Dr. Howard
David M. Frank ...... Orderly
Synopsis:
The victim is 7-year-old Jamie Crawford, who has been rushed to the
hospital with extensive abdominal injuries. Jamie's father says that the
boy fell - but Dr. Gannon has his doubts and fears the child has been
beaten. [RF]

1.03 [--] Medical Center: EMERGENCY IN WARD E
08-Oct-1969 CBS Wed (rerun 13May70)
Guest cast:
Gerald S. O'Loughlin.. Buddy Pakeman
Robert Pine .......... Tod Marriott
Simon Scott .......... Carl Marriott
Joseph Buloff ........ Klesmer
Joe Higgins .......... Lambert
Ed Long .............. Lieutenant Brant
Jason Bernard ........ Emergency Resident
Maidie Norman ........ Head Nurse
Synopsis:
The psychological interplay between two patients in serious condition:
student Tod Marriott, an attempted suicide who's trying to establish
rapport with his father, and salesman Buddy Pakeman a fading swinger with
family problems of his own and possible bone cancer. [RF]

1.04 [--] Medical Center: A Life Is Waiting
15-Oct-1969 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
John McMartin ........ Dan Caldwell
Barbara Rush ......... Nora Caldwell
David Sheiner ........ Dr. Eric Berdahl

1.05 [--] Medical Center: The Battle of Lily Wu
22-Oct-1969 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
France Nuyen .......... Lily Wu
Harold J. Stone ....... Lombardi

1.06 [--] Medical Center: THE CROOKED CIRCLE
29-Oct-1969 CBS Wed (rerun 27May70)
Guest cast:
Tim Considine ......... Charlie Filbey
Nan Martin ........... Anne Filbey
Charlotte Stewart ..... Jane Minter
Richard Webb .......... Dallas
Synopsis:
College student Charlie Filbey is brought to Medical Center to undergo
surgery for an abdominal condition. But Charlie's problems are more
than medical; he's on methamphetamine - speed - a psychological crutch
that will complicate postoperative care. [RF]

1.07 [--] Medical Center: Thousands and Thousands of Miles
12-Nov-1969 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Michael Brandon .... Andy
Brooke Bundy .... Jenny Webb
Carolyn Conwell .... Doris Webb
Peter Donat .... Calvin Webb

1.08 [--] Medical Center: The Sharpest Edge
19-Nov-1969 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Lynn Carlin .... Ruth Dwyer
John Ericson .... Pete Duncan
John Marley .... Dr. Roger Farrell

1.09 [--] Medical Center: Jeopardy
26-Nov-1969 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Lloyd Bochner .... Dean Wrightman
Michael Burns .... Greg Sorenson
JoAnna Cameron .... Lainie
Lloyd Gough .... Larry Sorenson
Carl Reindel .... Dr. Hauser

1.10 [--] Medical Center: The Fallen Image
03-Dec-1969 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Arthur Adams .... Dr. Maywood
Linden Chiles .... Martin Evarts
Richard Geary .... Agent
Viveca Lindfors .... Kyri Gregaros
Walter Pidgeon .... Ambassador Evarts
Paul Stevens .... Dr. Scarpia

1.11 [--] Medical Center: THE LONER
10-Dec-1969 CBS Wed (rerun 06May70)
Guest cast:
Lee Grant ............ Karen Harper
Fabian Gregory ....... Tavo Enriquez
Paul Comi ............ Jeff McKay
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.... Torres
James Shigeta ...... Resident Doctor
Synopsis:
A 10-year-old boy, injured and orphaned in a hit-and-run accident,
helps crack the shell of a woman who withdrew from life after the death of
her husband. [RF]

1.12 [--] Medical Center: 24 HOURS
17-Dec-1969 CBS Wed (rerun 24Jun70)
Guest cast:
Belinda Montgomery.... Eunice
Bettye Ackerman .... Nurse Marsh
Tom Fielding .... Jess Yarnaby
Ned Glass .... Tulliver
Curtis Credel .... Intern Mitchell
Michael Stearns .... Talking Orderly
Synopsis:
Dr. Gannon goes to bat for Eunice Carston, a dedicated student nurse
who tends to overstep her bounds. His faith is put to the test when the
hospital is swamped with the victims of a bus accident. [RF]

1.13 [--] Medical Center: The Adversaries
31-Dec-1969
Boyd Berlind .... Dr. Poens
Shirley Bonne .... June
Sidney Clute .... Dr. Grover
Jack Garner .... Dr. Harrison
Rick Kelman .... Quincy Rust
Patricia Quinn .... Dr. Kenter
Christopher Stone... Dr. Seagren
Helen Westcott .... Mary Summers

1.14 [--] Medical Center: The Deceived
07-Jan-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Booth Colman .... Dr. Dersky
Pat Hingle .... Tom Hoagley
Sean Morgan .... Intern
Greg Mullavy .... Frank Alber
Carrie Snodgress.... Mim Hoagley
Inga Swenson .... Nina Hoagley

1.15 [--] Medical Center: Moment of Decision
14-Jan-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Tyne Daly .... Jennifer Lochner
Robert Gentry .... Peter Marshall
Doug Pence .... First Resident
Ronnie Region .... Technician
Percy Rodriguez .... Dr. De Haven

1.16 [--] Medical Center: Runaway
21-Jan-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Carol Booth .... Verna
Gilbert Green .... Sergeant Brook
Simon Oakland .... August Tavormina
Pamela Peters .... Maria Tavermina
James Shigeta .... Resident Doctor
Richard Thomas .... Toby Tavormina

1.17 [--] Medical Center: Fright and Flight
04-Feb-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Martine Bartlett.... Stella Hibbs
Steve Ihnat .... Zach Hibbs
Mark Jenkins .... Danny
Heidi Vaughn .... Lucy Hibbs

1.18 [--] Medical Center: A Duel with Doom
11-Feb-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Martin Sheen .... Reverend Bill Thompson
Bruce Davison .... Mickey Peters
Marj Dusay .... Dr. Pauline Michaels
Fred Sadoff .... Johns
Mark Travis .... Phil
Jana Taylor ........... Janet Johns

1.19 [--] Medical Center: A Matter of Tomorrow
25-Feb-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Suzanne Benoit .... Nancy
Joseph Breen .... Sergeant Walding
Mercedes McCambridge.. Marge
Cliff Potts .... Johnny Kane
David Saber .... Musician
Michael Stearns .... Talking Orderly
Richard Stuart .... Second Resident

1.20 [--] Medical Center: CARE IS NO CURE
04-Mar-1970 CBS Wed (rerun 05Aug70)
Guest cast:
Stephen Brooks .... Dr. George Casman
Shelby Grant .... T.J. O'Hara
Walter Matthews .... Rinaldi
Dolores Mann .... Mrs. Rinaldi
Tani Phelps .... Nurse Oberly
Julian Rivero .... Manuel
Synopsis:
Dr. Gannon's growing love for T.J. O'Hara, a victim of cancer. [RF]

1.21 [--] Medical Center: THE PROFESSIONAL
11-Mar-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Forrest Tucker .... Ollie Wayne
Jo Ann Harris .... Ellen Farley
Slim Pickens .... Smokey Bradville
Synopsis:
Former grid star Ollie Wayne has trouble with his legs and what the
ebullient Ollie needs is incentive for a corrective operation. Living a
legend, it seems, isn't living at all. [RF]

1.22 [--] Medical Center: THE COMBATANTS
18-Mar-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Lonny Chapman .... Kayfman
Barbara Dana .... Esther Neily
Renne Jarrett .... Vicki
William Shatner .... Dr. Eli Neily
Michael Stearns .... Talking Orderly
Synopsis:
Dr. Gannon locks horns with an impatient co-worker. Dr. Eli Neily
rebels when Gannon insists on more tests before using it on a 19-year-old
suffering from cancer of the lymph nodes. [RF]

1.23 [--] Medical Center: The V.D. Story
25-Mar-1970
Carl Betz .... Jason Purcell
Wendell Burton .... Jerry
Kathy Cannon .......... Nancy
Jon Lormer .... Dr. Riedmont
Anne Seymour .... Dr. Bardman
James Shigeta .... Dr. Osaka

1.24 [--] Medical Center: HIS BROTHER'S KEEPER
01-Apr-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
David Cassidy .... Rick Lambert
Ben Murphy .... Jerry Lambert
Tim O'Connor .... Dr. Martin Lambert
Carl Reindel .... Dr. Hauser
Michael Stearns .... Talking Orderly
Synopsis:
Gannon has a major struggle trying to remove blinders from the eyes of
a fellow physician. Dr. Martin Lambert is so wound up over his older
son's career as a dicer thath he refuses to believe the youth suffers
from a muscular disorder. Martin is equally blind to the fact that he has
neglected his younger son. [RF]

 1.25 [--] Medical Center: THE REBEL IN WHITE
08-Apr-1970 CBS Wed (rerun 19Aug70)
Guest cast:
Georg Stanford Brown .. Dr. Roy James
Will Geer ............. Jess Calhoun
David Opatoshu ........ Dr. Arthur Komer
Paula Kelly ........... Ellie James
Bart La Rue ........... Cal Gibbs
Hazel Medina .......... Hattie Simpson
Synopsis 1:
An ambitious black resident (Georg Stanford Brown) is convinced that Gannon is
preventing him from performing surgery. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Dr. Roy James, an ambitious resident is convinced that Gannon is preventing him
from performing surgery. Nor are his frustrations eased by the attitude of his
patient, a white Southerner on welfare. [RF]

1.26 [--] Medical Center: Between Dark and Daylight
15-Apr-1970 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Lane Bradbury .... Maggie Seller
Sharon Farrell .... Linda Atwood
Walter Koenig .... Harry Seller
Tom Skerritt .... Artie Atwood
Rudy Solari .... Dr. Walters

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Summer 1970 Reruns - CBS Wednesdays
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[--] 06May70 rerun of "The Loner" (first aired 10Dec69)
[--] 13May70 rerun of "Emergency in Ward E" (first aired 08Oct69)
[--] 20May70 rerun of "Victim" (first aired 01Oct69)
[--] 27May70 rerun of "The Crooked Circle" (first aired 29Oct69)
[--] 03/10/17 Jun70 - no details
[--] 24Jun70 rerun of "24 Hours" (first aired 17Dec69)

[--] 05Aug70 rerun of "Care Is No Cure" (first aired 04Mar70)

[--] 09Sep70 rerun of "The Last 10 Yards" (first aired 24Se69)

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