CTVA US Medical Drama - "Noah's Ark" (Jack Webb/NBC) (1956-57) starring Paul Burke

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Paul Burke series:

Noah's Ark (1956-57)  - Harbourmaster (1957-58)
Five Fingers (1959-60) Naked City (1960-63)

Noah's Ark
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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NOAH'S ARK
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Mark VII Ltd. Production (Jack Webb)
Revue Studios
for
NBC (Tuesdays 8:30pm)

US Animal Doctor series 1956-57   24 episodes x 30 min COLOR
starring
Paul Burke as Dr. Noah McCann
Vic Rodman as Dr. Sam Rinehart
May Wynn as Liz Clark

Natalie Masters as Agnes Marshall
Paul Engle as Davy Marshall
Russell Whitney as Glenn White

Premise:
Drs. Sam Rinehart and Noah McCann are Veterinarians working in a
veterinary hospital. Rinehart, the older of the two, is confined to
a wheelchair. Liz Clark is the secretary. The stories revolved around
the animals that are treated and the interactions between the 3 humans.

"Noah" Vocal Theme Sung by The Hi-Los

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NBC Tuesdays 8:30pm Eastern

  [01] Noah's Ark: JACK WEBB PRESENTS
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4704
18-Sep-1956 NBC Tue

[02] Noah's Ark: THE SEEING EYE DOG
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4701
25-Sep-1956 NBC Tue
    GS: Virginia Vincent

1.03 [--] Noah's Ark: THE PETITION
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4703
02-Oct-1956 NBC Tue
Starring: Paul Burke, Vic Rodman
guest cast:
Alan Reynolds ......... Roger Wilson
Robert Brubaker ....... Bill Henderson
Louise Lewis .......... Hazel Henderson
Minta Durfee .......... Mrs. Brewster
Synopsis:
Dr. Sam refuses to heed the re-zoning petition which would force him to move
his animal hospital and home of many years. When Noah tries to reason with
some of the neighbors who want it moved, mob violence is the result. [RF]

1.04 [--] Noah's Ark: THE TOOTHLESS MONKEY
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4702
09-Oct-1956 NBC Tue
Synopsis:
A performing Monkey begins losing his teeth, which results in his
losing engagements. Noah and Sam decide to experiment with the new
method of dental transplanting to save the monkey's career. [RF]

1.05 [--] Noah's Ark: THE MASCOT
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4704
23-Oct-1956 NBC Tue
Starring: Paul Burke, Vic Rodman
Guest Cast:
Stacy Harris ......... Sgt. Mike Baker
James Horan .......... Fred
Charles Carpenter .... George
Marvin Bryan ......... Ted
Lillian Powell ....... Florence Bixel
Synopsis:
A veteran Marine sergeant refuses to believe Drs. McCann and Rinehart when
they tell him that his aging Irish Setter should be destroyed. The dog once
saved his life. (color film) [RF]

 
1.06 [--] Noah's Ark: THE FRIENDLY LION (color film)
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4706
30-Oct-1956 NBC Tue 8:30pm NYC
prod #4706
Synopsis:
Noah becomes very much interested in a pretty blonde. She's the
headliner in an act with a circus lion treated at the animal hospital. [RF]

[07] Noah's Ark: THE HARDWARE COW
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4705
06-Nov-1956 NBC Tue

1.08 [--] Noah's Ark: THE DISPLACED DEER
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4708
13-Nov-1956 NBC Tue
Synopsis:
A remorseful hunter brings a wounded fawn to the animal hospital to be
"put away". The animal has been wounded by a ricocheting bullet, and
Noah, Sam and Liz attempt to nurse the fawn back to health. [RF]

[09] Noah's Ark: THE FOUNDLING
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4709
20-Nov-1956 NBC Tue

1.10 [--] Noah's Ark: THE CURE-ALL
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4710
27-Nov-1956 NBC Tue
guest cast:
Richard Devon ......... Jennings
Wendy Winkleman ....... Cricket Hansen
Tim Brown ............. Mr. Hansen
Lillian Powell ........ Florence Bixel
Synopsis:
Drs. Noah and Sam treat a little girl's puppy, and also attempt
to remedy the girls neglect by a wealthy father. [RF]

[11] Noah's Ark: THE SYNCOPATED SQUIRREL
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4711
04-Dec-1956 NBC Tue

1.12 [--] Noah's Ark: A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4712
11-Dec-1956 NBC Tue
Guest cast:
Joi Lansing ........... Barbara Windsor
Lillian Powell ........ Florence Bixel
Synopsis:
A pretty blonde model brings her allergic poodle to Dr. Noah
McCann for treatment. Liz decides Noah is paying too much
attention to the blonde instead of the poodle. [RF]

[13] Noah's Ark: ONCE UPON A MIDNIGHT
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4713
18-Dec-1956 NBC Tue

[14] Noah's Ark: THE RELUCTANT REINDEER
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4715
25-Dec-1956 NBC Tue

1.15 [--] Noah's Ark: OUT TO PASTURE
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4714
01-Jan-1957 NBC Tue
Guest cast:
Grace Field ........... Wilma Harrison
Taylor Holmes ......... Matthew Barret
Bert Holland .......... Henry Barret
Lillian Powell ........ Florence Bixel
Synopsis:
Dr. Sam is despondent because he feels he has outlived his usefulness
as a veterinarian. Then the owner of a sulky-racer brings his ailing
horse in for a diagnosis. [RF]
*Note:
TVGuide reported, Paul Burke went to audition for a role as a narcotics
addict wound up as a veterinarian instead. [RF]

[16] Noah's Ark: THE GUIDE
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4716
08-Jan-1957 NBC Tue
GS:
Lillian Powell, Paul Brinegar , Jim Horan

[17] Noah's Ark: THE TALKING OSTRICH
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4717
15-Jan-1957 NBC Tue

[18] Noah's Ark: THE PSYCHOPATHIC SEAL
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4718
22-Jan-1957 NBC Tue

[19] Noah's Ark: THE VITAMIN DERBY
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4719
29-Jan-1957 NBC Tue

[20] Noah's Ark: THE GENTLE PERIL
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4721
05-Feb-1957 NBC Tue

[21] Noah's Ark: A KANGAROO'S TALE
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4720
12-Feb-1957 NBC Tue

[22] Noah's Ark: JEHOSHAPHAT
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4722
19-Feb-1957 NBC Tue

1.23 [--] Noah's Ark: THE INTRUDER (color film)
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4723
26-Feb-1957 NBC Tue
Guest Cast:
William Flaherty as Dr. Tony Barron
Hallene Hill as Mrs. Banner
Lillian Buyeff as Mrs. Carter
Jim Horan as Fred
Synopsis:
Noah and Sam are at a loss to explain who has been breaking into the
veterinarian hospital to steal pet food. At the same time a mysterious
stranger performs gardening chores during the night. [RF]

*Note: This is the final show in the series.
Starting next week
"Panic", a new series of suspense dramas, will be seen in this time period.


[24] Noah's Ark: IRMGAARD'S PROBLEM
Mark VII Ltd.(Jack Webb)/ Revue Studios prod #4724
(originally scheduled for 05Mar57 but unaired)

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