CTVA US Medical - "Trapper John MD" (TCF/CBS) Season 2 (1980-81)

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Starring Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison
Season 2 (CBS) (1980-81)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Jorge Galindo
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


########### Trapper John, M. D. #############
############ season 2 1980-81 ##############
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22 episodes  (Prod nos. Z-501 to Z-522)(Episodes listed in Prod. no, order)
CBS Sundays 10:00 - 11:00 p.m ET.

2.01 [022] Trapper John MD: GIRL UNDER GLASS pt I (aka 'The Sex Act')
<Z-501>
20Nov80
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bernard McEveety.
written by Don Brinkley
music by John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately.
guest stars
Belinda Montgomery
Beverly Garland
Natalie Schafer
Katherine Baumann
special guest star
Robert Vaughn
and
Barbara Cason ......... Dotie
A patient (Belinda Montgomery) accuses Gonzo of sexual misconduct.

2.02 [023] Trapper John MD: GIRL UNDER GLASS pt II (aka 'The Sex Act')
<Z-502>
26Nov80
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bernard McEveety.
written by Don Brinkley
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately.
guest stars
Belinda Montgomery
Beverly Garland
Joanna Barnes
special guest star
Robert Vaughn
and
Barbara Cason ......... Dotie
Misconduct charges may prevent Gonzo from operating on a girl.

2.03 [024] Trapper John MD: SLIM CHANCE
<Z-503>
4Dec80
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Seymour Robbie.
written by Judy Merl & Paul Eric Myers
music by John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest stars
Pamela Franklin
Steve Franken
John McCook
special guest star
Tim O'Connor
and
Anne Francis ........... Gail Edsin
A weight-reduction program leaves Gonzo's childhood friend critically ill.

2.04 [025] Trapper John MD: CREEPY TIME GAL
<Z-504>
31Dec80
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Barry Crane.
written by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
theme by John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest stars
Madeline Stowe
R.G. Armstrong
William Lanteau
special guest star
David Groh
Gonzo tries to treat a hysterical woman (Madeline Stowe) who believes she has been cursed.

2.05 [026] Trapper John MD: CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE
<Z-505>
17Dec80
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Robert Douglas.
written by Charles Larson
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
film editor: Jack Kampschroer
guest star
Candy Azzara
An apparent misjudgment may end Riverside's career, and the patient involved is his father's fiancee.

2.06 [027] Trapper John MD: STRAIGHT AND NARROW
<Z-506>
7Jan81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Seymour Robbie.
written by Barbara Hammer Avedon & Christopher Haun
music: Lance Rubin
director of photography: Frederick Gately
film editor: Michael McCroskey.
guest stars
Joseph Cali
Charles Hallahan
Craig Russell
Harold J. Stone
Stephanie Kramer (Hunter)
Stewart Moss
special guest star
Paula Kelly
and
Frank Marth ............. Timothy Calvin
A police officer is shot during a riot by San Francisco homosexuals.

2.07 [028] Trapper John MD: EARTHQUAKE
<Z-507>
13Jan81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Robert Douglas.
written by Phil Alden Robinson & Betty Goldberg
music by John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest stars
Jean Marsh (Upstairs, Downstairs)
George Murdock
Ned Glass
James Crittenden
Sandy Helberg
An earthquake imperils Gonzo and injured Trapper and necessitates evacuation of the hospital.

2.08 [029] Trapper John MD: THE PAGODA CURE
<Z-508>
20Jan81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Seymour Robbie.
written by Milt Rosen
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
film editor: Jack Kampschroer.
guest stars
France Nuyen
Jacqueline Scott
special guest star
Ed Nelson
special cameo appearance by
Joey Bishop
and
Constance Forslund ...... Lorna Latour
A mystery surgeon successfully operates on an elderly Vietnamese woman.

2.09 [030] Trapper John MD: HAVE I GOT A GIRL FOR YOU
<Z-509>
27Jan81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Joseph Pevney.
written by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest star
Stephanie Faracy
special guest stars
Penny Fuller
and
Cesare Danova ............ Jonathan
Trapper helps a student nurse improve herself for Gonzo;
a glamorous woman faces an operation that could destroy her
looks.

2.10 [031] Trapper John MD: WHO'S THE LUCKY FATHER?
<Z-510>
10Feb81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by Jack Guss
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
film editor: Jack McSweeney
guest star
Dick Gautier
special guest star
Arlene Golonka
An audacious con artist refuses necessary surgery and then dumps his pregnant girlfriend.

2.11 [032] Trapper John MD: A FAMILY AFFAIR
<Z-511>
19Feb81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Joseph Pevney.
story by Paul Harrison
teleplay by Charles Larson
music by John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest stars
Stacey Nelkin
Richard Deacon
Paul Picerni
special guest star
Kevin Brophy
and
Jessica Walter ......... Melanie McIntyre
Trapper is torn between worrying about Melanie's pregnancy and his daughter's marrying a doctor.

2.12 [033] Trapper John MD: FINDERS KEEPERS
<Z-512>
2Mar81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Seymour Robbie.
story by Jody Ann Ranney
teleplay by Deborah Zoe Dawson,
Victoria Johns, & Jody Ann Ranney
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
film editor: Michael McBroskey.
guest stars
Larry Fishburn
Richard Schaal
Christopher Blande
Larry B. Scott
Grand Bush
special guest stars
Dori Brenner
and
Tonya Crowe ............ Jenny
Gonzo must find the parents of a 14-year-old waif to determine the extent of her injuries in an auto accident.

2.13 [034] Trapper John MD: DAYS OF WINE AND LEO
aka 'The Harold Russell Story'
<Z-513>
11Mar81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Joseph Pevney.
written by Jack Guss
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
film editor: Jack McSweeney.
guest stars
Harold Russell
Carl Ballantine

special guest star
Rita Moreno
Harold Russell was a Canadian paratroop sergeant who lost both hands in an explosion during World
War II and demonstrated his ability not only to use hooks in their place but to act as well.
In 1946 he won two Oscars for his appearance in the film 'The Best Years of our Lives'.
In this episode he plays a handicapped doctor who hides his feelings for a patient, a former stripper (Rita Moreno).

2.14 [035] Trapper John MD: A CASE OF THE CRAZIES
<Z-514>
25Mar81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Seymour Robbie
written by James Fritzhand
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
film editor: Jack Kampschroer
guest stars
Kathleen Lloyd
K.C. Martel
Sandy Helberg
John Karlen
The injury of a child brings to light the medical
history of a day-care instructor.

2.15 [036] Trapper John MD: SECOND SIGHT
<Z-515>
1Apr81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Jeff Bleckner.
written by Jeff Stuart
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately.
guest stars
William Daniels
Hamilton Camp
special guest star
Robyn Douglass
and
Hermoine Baddeley ...... Frieda Holloway
Jackpot seeks a surgeon to restore his girlfriend's sight.

2.16 [037] Trapper John MD: KING OF THE ROAD
<Z-516>
9Apr81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bernard McEveety
story by Milt Rosen
teleplay by Milt Rosen and Don Brinkley
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately.
guest star
Pat Hingle
special guest star
Allyn Ann McLerie
and
Brooke Bundy .......... Dr. Sandra Kemp
Gonzo learns his long-lost father is a patient at San Francisco Memorial.

2.17 [038] Trapper John MD: THE ALBATROSS
<Z-517>
1May81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Preece
written by Charles Larson
music: John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately.
guest stars
Soon-Teck Oh
John Cypher
Mark Withers
special guest star
Diane Baker
and
Kathy Wiberg ........... Eve Laxness
Trapper escorts a visiting Chinese doctor. Gonzo tries to treat a very ill deaf-mute orphan.

2.18 [039] Trapper John MD: BRAIN CHILD
<Z-518>
8May81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Barry Crane
written by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately.
guest stars
Michael J. Fox
Danny Goldman
special guest star
Michael Constantine
and
Nicholas Pryor ......... Mr Schweitzer
Gonzo deals with the arrogance of a 17-year-old intern described as a genius.

2.19 [040] Trapper John MD: CO-OPERATIVE CARE
<Z-519>
18May81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Joseph Pevney.
story by Ken Berg & Jeff Stuart
teleplay by Jeff Stuart
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest stars
Andrea Marcovicci
Kaye Ballard
Bert Rosario
Marta DuBois
special guest star
Jeanette Nolan ......... Dorothy Fitch
and
Jack Kruschen .......... Marvin Krakowsky
Budget cuts prompt a trial for a program in which relatives participate in patient care.

2.20 [041] Trapper John MD: GIVE TILL IT HURTS
<Z-520>
29May81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Barry Crane.
written by Eric Edson
music: John Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest star
Cliff Potts
Carmen Zapata
Paul Jenkins
Paul Henry Itkin
Gloria neglects her job, putting it in jeopardy, to assist her indigent alcoholic brother (Cliff Potts).

2.21 [042] Trapper John MD: THAT OLD GANG OF MINE
<Z-521>
24Jul81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bob Sweeney.
written by Jack Guss
director of photography: Brianne Murphy
music: John Parker
guest star
Ken Kercheval (Cliff Barnes from 'Dallas')
Gonzo's wedding preparations pall when his
fiancee's long-lost former husband (Ken Kercheval) checks in as a patient.

2.22 [043] Trapper John MD: C. O. D.
<Z-522>
3Aug81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Joseph Pevney.
written by Betty Goldberg & Phil Alden Robinson
director of photography: Brianne Murphy
music by John Carl Parker.
guest stars
Joanna Cassidy
Toni Kalem
special guest star
Greg Mullavey
special cameo appearance
Lyle Alzado
Joe Kapp
Jamal Wilkes
Herb Edelman ............ Detective Aherns
Nurse Brancusi reports an extra and unidentified baby at the maternity ward, but when the doctors come to check it the baby is gone.

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