CTVA US Medical - "Medical Story" (Columbia/NBC) (1975-76) medical anthology series

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The Classic TV Archive - US Medical Drama Series

Police Story (1973-77)(1987-88)
Medical Story
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by
Cindy Rumbold
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

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MEDICAL STORY
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Columbia Pictures Television Inc.
for
NBC (Thursdays 10:00 pm)
Executive Producer David Gerber/Abby Mann
Produced by Christopher Morgan

US Medical anthology series 1975-76

2 hour pilot + 10 episodes x 60 min color + 2 hour finale

no host

An extension the successful  'Police Story'  anthology format into the
medical world.

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[00] MEDICAL STORY (pilot tvm) (2 hours)
4Sep75  NBC Thur
written by Abby Mann
directed by Gary Nelson
music by Arthur Morton
theme by Jerry Goldsmith
guest stars
Beau Bridges
Claude Akins (Movin' On, B.J. & The Bear)
Carl Reiner
Jose Ferrer
Harriet Karr (Mrs. Abby Mann)
Ford Rainey
Shirley Knight
(occasionally on Spenser for Hire as Lt. Quirk's wife)
Wendell Burton
Harold Gould
(Rhoda's father on Rhoda, Rose's boyfriend on The Golden Girls)
Madlyn Rhue
Sydney Chaplin (son of Charlie)

An idealistic intern has some successes but loses his most
valued patient

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[01] Medical Story: THE RIGHT TO DIE
11Sept75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Juliet Mills (Nanny & The Professor)
Bradford Dillman
Ruth Gordon
Richard Mulligan (Empty Nest)
Sheila Larken
Arthur O'Connell
Marsha Hunt
Mitzi Hoag
Richard Drout Miller
Gerit Graham

[02] Medical Story: THE GOD SYNDROME
18Sep75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Tony Musante
Richard Basehart (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)
Broderick Crawford (Highway Patrol)
Deirdre Lenihan,
Leslie Charleson (General Hospital)
Peter Mark Richman
David Moses
Tamar Cooper
Don Galloway (Ironside)
Edward Winter (6 eps of MASH as the nutty CIA agent Lt. Flagg)

[03] Medical Story: TEST CASE
25Sep75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Vince Edwards (Ben Casey)
Diane Baker
Laurie Walters
Pernell Roberts (Bonanza, Trapper John)
Dane Clark
Colby Chester
Edith Diaz
Malachi Throne

[04] Medical Story: A LIFE IN THE BALANCE aka 'Jeremiah in Balance'
2Oct75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Desi Arnaz, Jr. .......... Jerry Mitchell
(Automan)
Edward Albert Jr ......... Thor Halverson
(The Yellow Rose, son of Eddie)
Meredith Baxter-Birney ... Erica Schiff
Arnold Johnson ........... Jeremiah Johnson
Richard Lenz ............. Dr. Donahue
Stephen McNally
Doris Dowling
Peggy McKay
David Arkin
John Kerr
(now a criminal attorney in L.A., co-starred in musicals
like South Pacific)
Jerry Mitchell has the makings of a brilliant medical career
but is impatient of routine, whereas his simple country-boy
colleague Thor sticks to the rules - because of self-doubts.

[05] Medical Story: AN AIR FULL OF DEATH
9Oct75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Cliff Gorman
Clu Gulager (The Tall Man, The Virginian, San Francisco International)
Howard Duff
Shelley Fabares (The Donna Reed Show, Coach)
Tom Drake
Michael Callan (The Occasional Wife)
Kay Stewart
Than Wyenn
Burr DeBenning
Tom Lee McFadden
Isabelle Cooley

[06] Medical Story: MILLION DOLLAR BABY
23Oct75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Catherine Burns
John Forsythe (Bachelor Father, Dynasty, Charlie's Angels)
Geraldine Brooks
Julie Cobb (daughter of Lee J.),
Whitney Blake (mother of Meredith Baxter?)
David White (Bewitched)
Farley Granger
Mark Jenkins
Kim Richards
Allen Case (The Deputy, The Legend of Jesse James)
Patricia Smith

[07] Medical Story: THE MOONLIGHT HEATER
30Oct75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Robert Forster (Banyon)
Leif Erickson (High Chaparral)
Rosemary De Camp
Christopher Stone
Sam Jaffe (Gunga Din, Ben Casey)
Ann Sothern (The Ann Sothern Show, My Mother - the Car)

[08] Medical Story: WASTELAND
13Nov75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Christopher Connelly (Peyton Place)
Judd Hirsch (Dear John, Taxi, George & Leo, Delvecchio)
Ralph Bellamy
Collin Wilcox
Susan Strasberg (daughter of Lee)
William Daniels (Knight Rider, St. Elsewhere)
Madge Sinclair (Trapper John)
Nora Heflin

[09] Medical Story: UP AGAINST THE WORLD
4Dec75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Meredith Baxter-Birney
Donna Mills (Knot's Landing)
Christine Belford (Outlaws, as Christina Belford)
Sam Groom
Linda Purl
Theodore Bikel
Michael LeClair
Richard Kelton
Lonny Chapman
Allyn Ann McLerie
Maxine Stuart

[10] Medical Story: WOMAN IN WHITE
11Dec75 NBC Thur
guest stars
Hope Lange (The Ghost & Mrs. Muir)
Richard Kiley
Victor Milan
Joan Van Ark (Knots Landing)
Monte Markham (The Second Hundred Years, The New Perry Mason)
Bert Convy
Paul Mantee
Alan Feinstein
Karen Carlson
Dee Timberlake
Gayle Rogers

[11] Medical Story: THE QUALITY OF MERCY (final episode) (2 hour)
8Jan76  NBC Thur
guest stars
Scott Hylands
Tony Musante
Dabney Coleman
Harold Gould
Don Mitchell
Catherine Burns
Arthur Franz
Mark Lambert
Robert Mandan (Soap)
Ross Bickell
Jan Clayton (Lassie)
Helmut Dantine

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