Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced...
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Dr. Martin Lambert is so proud of his eldest son Jerry, a diving champion aiming for the Olympics, that he refuses to believe the boy may have a muscular disorder. And because of his obsession with ...
The unconventional Dr. Carl Webson frankly informs a young woman suffering from spreading gangrene that her leg may have to be amputated. The girl is far more accepting of this than are her father, ...
The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »
Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »
This groundbreaking series had 3 rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme; Howard Publications, the publishing empire of Glenn Howard.... See full summary »
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Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced, professional, compassionate man. Dr. Joe Gannon was a young associate professor of surgery and a close friend of Dr. Lochner.Written by
When it went off the air after 171 first-run episodes, Medical Center had aired the most episodes of any medical programs, comedy or drama. Since then, only House M.D. (177), Diagnosis Murder (178 episodes + 5 Movies + Pilot), Scrubs (182), Bones (246), Frazier (275). ER (331), and Grey's Anatomy (340)) had more episodes about health care practitioners. See more »
Not only did this show have a top notch supporting cast, a handsome, charming leading man, and outstanding "guest star" performances, but it took on issues and subjects and issues that were taboo on television until that time (some are still quite controversial even now). Male impotence. A lesbian doctor. Witchcraft. Drug overdoses. Gangs. Sex changes. Mental illnesses. Doctors practicing with no training. Racial issues. Feminisim. Child abuse.I still remember many of the episodes and even some of the dialogue. The issues covered in this groundbreaking series are still relevant to audiences today. This is a series that deserves more attention and needs a DVD box set made!
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