CTVA US Medical - "Trapper John MD" (TCF/CBS) Season 3 (1981-82)

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Starring Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison
Season 3 (CBS) (1981-82)
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 3 1981-82 ##############
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22 episodes  (Prod. nos. 1-M01 to 1-M22) (Episodes Listed in Prod. no. order)
CBS Sundays 10:00 - 11:00 p.m ET.

3.01 [044] Trapper John MD: HATE IS ENOUGH
<1-M01>
22Oct81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bernard McEveety
written by Don Brinkley
music: John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest star
Dick Sargent (Bewitched)
Chip Frye
Sandra Kearns
special guest star
Mary Wickes
and
Warren Berlinger ........ George Lieberman
Trapper and Gonzo suspect that a distinguished staff-surgeon (Dick Sargent) is a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

3.02 [045] Trapper John MD: THE EGO EXPERIENCE
<1-M02>
3Nov81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Richard A. Colla.
teleplay by Jeff Stuart and James Fritzhand
story by James Fritzhand
music: John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately.
guest stars
Dick Gautier
Constance Forslund
David Sheiner
Marriane McAndrew
special guest star
Don Stroud

3.03 [046] Trapper John MD: IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE BIG HOUSE?
<1-M03>
23Nov81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bernard McEveety.
written by Sanford Minton
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music by John Carl Parker
guest stars
Fionnula Flanagan
Dena Dietrich
special guest star
Mildred Natwick
and
Leslie Ackerman ........ Bernie

3.04 [047] Trapper John MD: 'TIS THE SEASON (aka 'The Season') (Christmas episode)
<1-M04>
8Dec81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by John Whelpley.
music: John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest star
Ray Walston (My Favorite Martian)
Jermaine Johnson
special guest star
Lynne Moody
A street-corner Santa Claus (Ray Walston) worries more about a sick boy than his own ill health.

3.05 [048] Trapper John MD: MOTHER DEAREST (aka Mother's day episode)
<1-M05>
1Dec81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Alex March.
teleplay by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
story by Milt Rosen
music: John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest star
Eileen Heckart
special guest star
Hermoine Gingold

3.06 [049] Trapper John MD: FUTURE IMPERFECT
<1-M06>
16Dec81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Vincent Sherman.
written by Charles Larson
music by John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately.
(not to be confused with episode #82 'Past Imperfect')
guest stars
Joseph Campanella
Maggie Cooper
Paul Brineger

3.07 [050] Trapper John MD: "42"
<1-M07>
29Dec81
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey.
teleplay by Jeff Stuart
story by Marc Sirinsky & Betty Goldberg
music by John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest stars
Lance Kerwin
Richard Schaal
David Goldman
Wendy Phillips
Jack Rader
special guest star
Nancy Walker (Rhoda, Macmillan and Wife)
A young man (Lance Kerwin) with strange burns on his chest claims to be an outer-space alien.

3.08 [051] Trapper John MD: VICTIMS
<1-M08>
6Jan82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bernard McEveety.
written by Jim Rogers
music by John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest stars
David Ackroyd
Ralph Strait
Virginia Hawkins
special guest star
Gretchen Corbett (The Rockford Files)
Trapper buys himself a gun after being robbed, then has second thoughts.

3.09 [052] Trapper John MD: ANGEL OF MERCY
<1-M09>
13Jan82
produced by Don Brinkley.
directed by Leo Penn
written by Jeffrey Ferro
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music by John Carl Parker.
guest star
Joanna Miles
Gina Hecht
James Staley
special guest star
Edward Winter
and
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ...... Barnell
Patients with severe pain die under questionable circumstances.

3.10 [053] Trapper John MD: DANNY
<1-M10>
20Jan82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bernard McEveety
written by Jeffrey Ferro
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music by John Carl Parker.
guest stars
Dan O'Herlihy
Brooke Bundy
and
Edward Edwards ......... Danny
A dying hermit (Dan O'Herlihy) wills his beloved cello to a mentally retarded man.

3.11 [054] Trapper John MD: LADIES IN WAITING
<1-M11>
27Jan82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Barry Crane
written by Jack V. Fogarty
director of photography: Frederick Gately;
music by John Carl Parker.
guest stars
Elaine Giftos
Lisa Jane Persky
Stephen Young
Dawn Jeffory
Debbi Morgan
special guest star
Terri Nunn
and
Philip Michael Thomas ..... Walsh (Miami Vice)
A woman who works as a social worker during the day spends her nights trying to save teen-age prostitutes.

3.12 [055] Trapper John MD: THE PETER PAN SYNDROME
<1-M12>
4Feb82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Seymour Robbie.
written by Annie Caroline Schuler
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest stars
Sparky Marcus
Kevin Brophy
William Prince
special guest star
Ann Wedgeworth
and
Barbara Cason ............ Dottie Pitt
The mother of a 16-year-old boy with a gland disorder prevents him from having hormone injections that would cure his problem.

3.13 [056] Trapper John MD: MEDICINE MAN
<1-M13>
19Feb82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Barry Crane.
written by John Whelpley
music by John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest star
Ben Murphy ............ Dr. Travis
special guest star
Ann Dusenberry
and
Jonelle Allen ......... Jane Doe
A check into the history of a doctor (Ben Murphy) who helped Trapper after an accident yields unexpected results.

3.14 [057] Trapper John MD: MAYBE BABY
<1-M14>
2Mar82
produced by Don Brinkley
written by Kay Bender
directed by Seymour Robbie
music: John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest stars
Lynne Marta
Keene Curtis
Bettye Ackerman
Larry Storch
A former lover (Lynne Marta) names Gonzo in a paternity suit after learning she has a serious cardiac condition.

3.15 [058] Trapper John MD: LOVE AND MARRIAGE
<1-M15>
10Mar82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bob Sweeney.
written by Sharyn Abramhoff
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music by John Carl Parker
guest star
Bernie Casey
Corinne Micheals
Irene Tedrow
special guest star
Rosalind Cash
and
Barbara Cason ......... Dottie Pitt
Shoop falls in love with a divorced man (Bernie Casey) who shirks his responsibilities to his five children and former wife.

3.16 [059] Trapper John MD: CANDY DOCTOR
<1-M16>
18Mar82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Jeff Bleckner
written by Dick Morgan
director of photography: Herb Pearl
music by John Carl Parker.
guest star
Natalie Schafer (Gilligan's Island)
Arthur Peterson
Michael Tucci
special guest star
Henry Gibson
Trapper treats an elderly woman (Natalie Schafer) who is dangerously medicated by an unscrupulous doctor.

3.17 [060] Trapper John MD: DOCTORS AND OTHER STRANGERS
<1-M17>
25Mar82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bob Sweeney.
written by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music by John Carl Parker
guest stars
Gail Strickland ...... Dr. Curtis
Ronnie Schell
Bert Rosario
Jackpot takes over the emergency room; Trapper meets a rural doctor (Gail Strickland) at a medical convention.

3.18 [061] Trapper John MD: A PIECE OF THE ACTION
<1-M18>
6Apr82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Bernard McEveety.
written by Brad Radnitz
music by John Carl Parker
director of photography: Frederick Gately
guest stars
LeVar Burton
Howard Morris
Tina Andrews
Miguel Ferrer
special guest star
Louise Sorel
The staff backs Jackpot's boxer friend (LeVar Burton), whose first opponent dies in the ring.

3.19 [062] Trapper John MD: DON'T RAIN ON MY CHARADE aka FAMILY IN BLUE
<1-M19>
22Apr82
guest stars
Celeste Holm ............... Lillie Townsend
Michael Tucci
special guest star
Lew Ayres
and
Jessica Walter ............. Melanie Townsend
Lillie Townsend, Trapper's mother-in-law, arrives into town.Soon he discovers that Melanie, his ex-wife, never told
Lillie about the divorce.

3.20 [063] Trapper John MD: CAUSE FOR CONCERN
<1-M20>
15Apr82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by Kay Bender
director of photography: Edward R. Plante
music by John Parker
guest stars
Jayne Meadows
Michael O'Hare
Norman Alden
Richard Schaal
John Matuszak
Gossip abounds when job offers come to Trapper, Gonzo and Jackpot, and Gloria receives a marriage proposal.

3.21 [064] Trapper John MD: JOHN'S OTHER LIFE
<1-M21>
29Apr82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Earl Bellamy.
written by Jerry Ross
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker.
guest stars
Rick Lohman
Irene Miracle
Ken Swofford
special guest star
Rue McClanahan (The Golden Girls)
and
Dick O'Neill ........... Ed Renquist
A federally protected witness needs to find his father for a bone-marrow transplant.

3.22 [065] Trapper John MD: THE ONE AND ONLY
<1-M22>
May82
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Charles Siebert.
written by Jeff Stuart
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker.
guest stars
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Robin Gammell
special guest star
Salome Jens
and
Gerard Prendergast .......... Brother Bliss
A flower salesgirl, who works on the street, wakes up one day at the hospital. The girl is very ill yet refuses to be treated
since she considers that doctors are Satan's henchmen. The estranged mother (Salome Jens) of a cult member
(Jennifer Jason Leigh) has the girl kidnapped from the hospital.

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