CTVA US Medical - "Trapper John MD" (TCF/CBS) Season 5 (1983-84)

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Starring Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison
Season 5 (CBS) (1983-84)
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 5 1983-84 ##############
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22 episodes  (Prod. nos. 2-F01 to 2-F22) (Episodes listed in Prod. no. order)
CBS Sundays 10:00 - 11:00 p.m ET.

5.01 [088] Trapper John MD: WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES
<2-F01>
30Sep83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Earl Bellamy.
written by Deborah Gilliland & Robert Sonntag
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker.
guest stars
Selma Diamond
Bill Quinn
George Takei
Robert Lussier
Sandy Freeman
special guest star
Jill Whelan (The Love Boat 1979-84)
Trapper is called in on his birthday and discovers a possible epidemic.

5.02 [089] Trapper John MD: ... AND FOR LOYAL AND DEVOTED SERVICE ...
no. 2-F02
21Sep83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey
written by Phyllis Wapner & Nancy Bond
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest stars
Charles Cioffi
James Karen
Ruth Kobart
Sarah Cunningham
special guest star
Toni Kalem
A new hospital-board chairman pressures Arnold Slocum into
to retiring four months short of being vested in his pension.

5.03 [090] Trapper John MD: MAY DIVORCE BE WITH YOU
<2-F03>
20Oct83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Earl Bellamy.
written by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker.
guest stars
Karen Morrow
Harvey Jason
Marya Small
special guest star
Marcia Rodd
and
Jessica Walter ........ Melanie
Melanie begins a weekly discussion group for doctors' wives. Riverside worries about his marriage.

5.04 [091] Trapper John MD: ALL ABOUT EVERETT
<2-F04>
12Oct83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by Jeff Stuart
director of photography: Frederick Gateley
music: John Parker
guest stars
Robert Mandan (Soap)
Patricia Davis
Paul Mantee
Lonny Chapman
special guest star
Sharon Acker
and
Bart Braverman .......... Govinda
A jealous surgeon tries to discredit Trapper and replace him as chief of surgery.

5.05 [092] Trapper John MD: OLD MAN LIVER
<2-F05>
28Oct83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Earl Bellamy.
written by Stewart Moss
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest stars
Whitman Mayo
Nita Talbot
James Staley
special guest star
Lori Hellier
A 119-year-old man comes to the hospital prepared to die, although there seems to be nothing wrong with him.

5.06 [093] Trapper John MD: THE FINAL CUT
<2-F06>
2Nov83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by John Whelpley
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest stars
Raymond St. Jacques
Judith Chapman
Leslie Easterbrook
Bibi Osterwold
Henry Beckman
special guest star
Gary Frank
and
Scott Jacoby ........... Matthew Murdock
Trapper hands Gonzo the job of monitoring surgical residents.

5.07 [094] Trapper John MD: FAT CHANCE
<2-F07>
10Nov83
produced by Don Brinkley
written by Howard Pollack
directed by Susan Oliver
guest stars
Shirley Hemphill
Michael Tuuci
Sandy Helberg
special guest star
Anne Francis
and
Robert Ignito ......... Andrea
Gonzo is called in as obstetrician for Andrea's pregnant dog;
Trapper reluctantly agrees to operate on an overweight woman.

5.08 [095] Trapper John MD: THE AGONY OF D'FEET
<2-F08>
17Nov83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey
guest stars
Kevin Brophy
John Fujioka
D.D. Howard
Frank McRae
James Read
special guest star
Dennis Cole
and
Marcia Rodd ........... E. J. Riverside
A marathon runner with a heart condition competes anyway in the Bay City Marathon;
Riverside runs the race as E.J. goes into labor.

5.09 [096] Trapper John MD: MOTHER LOAD aka 'If it ain't broke'
<2-F09>
23Nov83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Vincent Sherman
guest stars
Kerrie Keane
Titos Travis
special guest star
Barrie Youngfellow
and
Robert Ignito ......... Andrea
Gloria is upset when Andrea finds her real mother (Barrie Youngfellow), who says she wants Andrea back.

5.10 [097] Trapper John MD: SUPERNURSE
<2-F10>
10Jan84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by Jeff Stuart
director of photography: Frederick Gately;
music: John Parker
guest star
William Bogert
special guest star
Elaine Stritch
and
Melissa Steinberg ...... Polly Novak
A jealous doctor resents Gloria's accreditation in cardiac care,  and hires an overzealous lawyer to bring her up on charges

5.11 [098] Trapper John MD: SPECIAL DELIVERY
<2-F11>
20Dec83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Earl Bellamy
guests stars
Elaine Giftos
Karen Landry
Billy Martin
Tim Rossovich
special guest star
Dennis Cole
and
Daryl Anderson ........ Marty Collins
Jackpot must deal with a rugby player;
Gloria and a nurse moonlighting as a midwife nearly lose
their jobs when a delivery has complications.

5.12 [099] Trapper John MD: PLAY YOUR HUNCH
<2-F12>
30Dec83
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey
guest stars
Marta DuBois
Arte Johnson
special guest star
George Grizzard
and
Nina Foch ............ Julie Luden
A nurse has premonitions which come true. Shoop denies her
psychic ability until Trapper asks her to help him locate an ailing friend.

5.13 [100] Trapper John MD: A LITTLE KNIFE MUSIC
<2-F13>
10Jan84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Earl Bellamy
guest stars
Andrew Prine
Billy Barty
Patty Maloney
Ty Henderson
Herb Edelman
special guest star
Kim Darby
and
Grant Goodeve ......... David Huber
The doctor and parents of a baby with dwarfism resist surgery; Shoop's son launches a business.

5.14 [101] Trapper John MD: SEND IN THE CLOWNS
<2-F14>
1Feb84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael O'Herlihy.
written by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest star
Kristoffer Tabori
Richard Yniques
Jerry Superin
Vito Scotti
special guest star
Eileen Heckart
A widow (Eileen Heckart) and a pediatrician (Kristoffer Tabori) lose loved ones.

5.15 [102] Trapper John MD: WHERE THERE'S A WILL
<2-F15>
23Jan84 or 17Feb84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Earl Bellamy.
written by Bruce Howard
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest stars
Jerry Stiller
Cliff Osmond
Howard Morris
Robert Sampson
special guest star
Joe Pantoliano
and
Tracey Gold .......... Jennifer Robins
An angry heir besets inheritor Gonzo; a child worsens for lack of medical equipment.

5.16 [103] Trapper John MD: THE JACKPOT PAYS OFF
<2-F16>
1Mar84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Ivan Dixon.
teleplay by Paul Robinson Hunter & Jeff Stuart
story by Paul Robinson Hunter
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest star
David S. Sheiner
Nita Talbot
Milton Selzer
special guest star
Viveca Lindfors
Jackpot hides the admission of an elderly friend (Viveca Lindfors) who has no insurance.

5.17 [104] Trapper John MD: THIS GLAND IS YOUR GLAND
<2-F17>
6Mar84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Earl Bellamy
guest stars
Andrea Marcovicci
Ronnie Schell
R. G. Armstrong
and
Nancy Kwan ............ Dr. Lois Miyoshiro
Gonzo believes a woman's (Andrea Marcovicci) bizarre behavior
is caused by a physical, not mental, problem.

5.18 [105] Trapper John MD: THE FRED CONNECTION
<2-F18>
9Mar84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Leo Penn.
written by Jim Mulligan
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest star
Richard Libertini
Anthony De Longis
Hunter Von Leer
John Pyle
special guest star
John Amos
and
Alice Ghostley ........ Marge Collins
A detective tells Gonzo just before ulcer surgery about a hospital drug ring.

5.19 [106] Trapper John MD: I DO, I DON'T
<2-F19>
20Mar84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by John Whelpley
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest star
Dick Anthony Williams
Kenneth Mars
Sarah Cunningham
Gonzo and Trapper are reluctant to tell Shoop about her
boyfriend's (Dick Anthony Williams) heart tumor. .

5.20 [107] Trapper John MD: IT'S ABOUT TIME
<2-F20>
29Mar84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Leo Penn.
written by Barry Howard Pollack
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest stars
Stoney Jackson
Silvana Gallardo
Kario Salem
Jonathan Goldsmith
special guest star
Alan Oppenheimer
and
Victor Arnold ......... Johanis Rivera
An Army medic's World War I watch helps Trapper understand medical progress and diagnose an illness.

5.21 [108] Trapper John MD: AUNT MILDRED IS WATCHING YOU
<2-F21>
11Apr84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Gregory Harrison.
written by Jeff Stuart
director of photography: Frederick Gately
music: John Parker
guest star
Ray Wise
Bibi Besch
Vincent Schiavelli
special guest star
Sylvia Sidney
and
Melissa Steinberg ....... Polly Novack
An efficiency expert (Sylvia Sidney) hampers Trapper's efforts to stop a doctor performing unnecessary surgery.

5.22 [109] Trapper John MD: MOONLIGHTING BECOMES YOU
<2-F22>
19Apr84
produced by Don Brinkley
directed by Charles Siebert.
written by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
director of photography: Robert B. Hauser
music: John Parker
guest stars
Jeanette Nolan
Jenny O'Hara
Missy Gold
Benny Baker
Lurene Tuttle
Sarah Cunningham
special guest star
John McIntire
and
Fred Willard .......... Laird
Jackpot helps an agoraphobic woman while moonlighting the staff fills in at a diner while the owner has surgery.

############ Trapper John, M. D. #############
############## end of season 5 ###############
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