CTVA US Medical - "Trapper John MD" (TCF/CBS) Season 7 (1985-86)

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Starring Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison
Season 7 (CBS) (1985-86)
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 7 1985-86 ##############
############# (final season) ###############
19 episodes  (Prod. nos. 4-J01 to 4-J19)
CBS Sundays 10:00 - 11:00 p.m ET.
starring
(as shown on opening titles in the following order)

Pernell Roberts as Dr. John McIntyre ("Trapper John")
Timothy Busfield as Doctor John "J.T." McIntyre (1984-1986)
Madge Sinclair as Nurse Ernestine Shoop (1980-1986)
Brian Mitchell as Dr. Jacob/Justin Jackson ("Jackpot")(1979-1986)
Lorna Luft as Nurse Libby Kegler (new regular) (1985-1986)
Kenneth David Gilman as
and
Charles Siebert as Dr. Stanley Riverside II (1979-1986)

also joining the regular cast for the final season
Andrea Marcovicci as Fran Brennan (1985-1986)
Janis Paige as Catherine Hackett (1985-1986)


7.1 [132] Trapper John MD: GAME OF HEARTS pt. I
<4-J01>
6Oct85 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by John Whelpley
guest stars
Hoyt Axton
Janis Paige
Lynn Carlin
special guest star
Andrea Marcovicci
and
Pat Carroll .......... Aunt Mo
Trapper is distracted from his sister (Pat Carroll) by a
heart patient; Gonzo falls for a veterinarian.

7.2 [133] Trapper John MD: GAME OF HEARTS pt. II
<4-J02>
13Oct85 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by John Whelpley
guest stars
Hoyt Axton
Janis Paige
Lynn Carlin
special guest star
Andrea Marcovicci
and
Pat Carroll .......... Aunt Mo
Gonzo helps Fran deal with her multiple sclerosis;
Dearborne has a stroke; Fran announces plans to go to Africa.

7.3 [--] Trapper John MD: HOT SHOT
<4-J04>
20Oct85 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
guest star
Beau Gravitte
Michael Pniewski
Nancy Lane
R.G. Armstrong
Trapper enlists a doctor/pilot (Beau Gravitte) and his
helicopter to help transport emergency patients.

7.4 [--] Trapper John MD: JUST AROUND THE CORNER
<4-J05>
27Oct85 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Leo Penn.
written by Barry Howard Pollack
guest star
Barbara Rhoades
Devon Ericson
Jonathan Goldsmith
Bill Drago
and
Dennis Burkley ...... Goman Ragway
Trapper is shocked to learn he is thought responsible for a patient's death.

7.5 [--] Trapper John MD: FRIENDS AND LOVERS
<4-J07>
3Nov85 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Leo Penn.
written by Carl Sautter & Debra Frank.
guest stars
Terry Kiser
Robert Desiderio
Libby's ex-beau (Robert Desiderio) returns after eight years and is found to have AIDS..

7.6 [--] Trapper John MD: THE WUNDERKIND
<4-J03>
10Nov85 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Leo Penn.
written by Kimmer Ringwald
guest stars
Harold Gould
Suzanne Lederer
Gonzo's girlfriend (Suzanne Lederer) turns out to be an Israeli agent looking for an accused Nazi war criminal

[--] 17 Nov85 CBS Sun - no details
[--] 24 Nov85 CBS Sun - no details

7.7 [--] Trapper John MD: A WHEEL IN A WHEEL
<4-J06>
1Dec85 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Michael Caffey.
written by Gene O'Neill and Noreen Tobin
guests stars
Diana Canova
Danny Colby
Whitman Mayo
and
Louis Nye .......... Marty Slaughter
A disabled nurse encounters obstacles when she returns
to work at the hospital.

[--] 8 Dec85 CBS Sun - no details

7.8 [139] Trapper John MD: THE SECOND BEST MAN
<4-J08>
15Dec85 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Joseph Pevney.
written by Kimmer Ringwald.
guest stars
David Hedison as Miles Warner
Richard Schaal
Israel Juarbe
special guest star
Marcia Rodd
and
Jessica Walter ........ Melanie
Melanie receives gifts from a secret admirer while her fiance (David Hedison) is hospitalized.

[--] 22Dec85 CBS Sun - no details

7.9 [--] Trapper John MD: BILLBOARD BARNEY
<4-J10>
29Dec85 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Howard Morris.
teleplay by Robert Malcolm Young & Kimmer Ringwald
story by Robert Malcolm Young
director of photography: Bradley Six
music: John Parker
guest stars
Rebecca Balding
Carl Steven
Dana Elcar
special guest star
Andrea Marcovicci
and
Max Gail ............. Barney Tucker
An ailing Little Leaguer's father (Max Gail) dramatically
calls attention to toxic waste under the playing field.

7.10 [--] Trapper John MD: GOING, GOING, GONZO
<4-J11>
5Jan86 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Victor Lobel
written by John Whelpley
guest star
Byron Stewart
Jonathan Goldsmith
special guest star
Andrea Marcovicci
Gonzo's plans to vacation with Fran end suddenly when
he is struck by a debilitating stroke.

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 CBS  Tuesdays  (from 28Jan86 to 18Mar86)

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7.11 [--] Trapper John MD: HEART AND SEOUL
<4-J09>
28Dec86 CBS Tue
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Charles Siebert.
teleplay by Jon Breakfield, Robert C. Thompson & Nancy Bond
story by Jon Breakfield & Robert C. Thompson
guest star
Irene Tsu
Clyde Kasatu
Phil Bruns
Donovon Scott
Trapper meets an old love (Irene Tsu) while in Korea to
find the brother of a man needing a kidney transplant.

7.12 [--] Trapper John MD: LIFE, DEATH, AND DR. CHRISTMAS
<4-J12>
18Feb86 CBS Tue
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns.
directed by Howard Morris
written by Kimmer Ringwald
director of photography: Bradley Six
guest star
Kenneth David Gilman
special guest star
Shecky Green
and
Laurie O'Brien ......... Olivia
A widowed surgeon (Kenneth David Gilman) tries to care for his children and continue to work.

7.13 [--] Trapper John MD: JUDGEMENT DAY
<4-J15>
4Mar86 CBS Tue
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Michael Caffey
written by John Whelpley
guest stars
Doran Clark
Stamnley Brock
special guest star
James McEachin
and
Marcia Rodd ....... E. J. Riverside
A dying doctor (Doran Clark) has a judge (James McEachin),
Jackpot's father, sign a court order to keep her off life support.

7.14 [--] Trapper John MD: FALL OF THE WILD
<4-J14>
11Mar86 CBS Tue
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Victor Lobl.
teleplay: Kimmer Ringwald, Nancy Bond, John Whelpley
story by Deborah Zoe Dawson, Victoria Johns
guest stars
Denise DuBarry
Jason Marin
Lisa Nelson
special guest star
Zohra Lampert
A wild woman attacks after J.T. admits a malnourished, feral boy he found in a dumpster.

7.15 [--] Trapper John MD: THE CURMUDGEON
<4-J18>
18Mar86 CBS Sun
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson, Victoria Johns
directed by Douglas E. Wise.
written by Kimmer Ringwald.
guest star
John Randolph
Sarah Cunningham
and
Barney Martin ........ Fella
Not knowing they were once engaged, Shoop assigns a nurse
(Sarah Cunningham) to a curmudgeonly old doctor.

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 CBS  Thursdays  (from 14Aug86 to 4Sep86)
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7.16 [--] Trapper John MD: SELF-DIAGNOSIS
<4-J17>
14Aug86 CBS Thur
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Michael Caffey.
teleplay by Lawrence H. Levy and Don Brinkley
story by Lawrence H. Levy
guest stars
Lisa Nelson
Hedley Mattingley
Anne Wyndham
special guest stars
David Wayne
An auto accident hospitalizes Riverside's father; an
intern thinks she is dying from Hodgkin's disease.

7.17 [--] Trapper John MD: RESEARCH AND DESTROY
<4-J13>
21Aug86 CBS Thur
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Michael Caffey.
teleplay: Kimmer Ringwald, Deborah Zoe Dawson, Victoria Johns
story by Nancy Bond, John Whelpley
director of photography: Bradley Six
guest star
Gary Lockwood
Allan Rich
Carl Weintraub
Rahdha Delamaster
Cheryl-Ann Wilson
Phil Rubenstein
and
William Bogert ......... Dean Derensky
Animal-rights activists break into the hospital and
steal a dog that holds the key to a cancer vaccine.

7.18 [--] Trapper John MD: STRANGE BEDFELLOWS (final episode filmed)
<4-J19>
28Mar86 CBS Thur
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Charles Siebert.
written by Barry H. Pollack
guest stars
Roxie Roker
Jesse D. Goins
Stewart Wilson-Turner
Israel Juarbe-Jesus
Hackett gets J.T. to help establish a mobile clinic; a teen-age orderly swallows dope-filled balloons.

7.19 [--] Trapper John MD: THE ELUSIVE BUTTERFLY  (final episode aired)
<4-J16>
4Sep86 CBS Thur
produced by Deborah Zoe Dawson & Victoria Johns
directed by Charles Dubin.
written by Gene O'Neill, Noreen Tobin
guest star
Jean Sagal
Ron Pallilo
Ann Doran
Geoff Edwards
and
Ray Abruzzo ........... Thaddeus Coates
Hospitalized for exhaustion, a rock singer (Jean Sagal) is found to have a malignant mole on her shoulder.

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