Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
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Elusive Butterfly 

After J.T. begins taking care of a well-known rock singer with melanoma, he realizes the man is different than he expected him to be. Meanwhile, Jackpot wins a lottery, but cannot find the ticket to claim the prize.

Director:

Charles S. Dubin (as Charles Dubin)

Writers:

Don Brinkley (developed for television by), Frank Glicksman (developed for television by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Pernell Roberts ... Trapper John McIntyre
Timothy Busfield ... Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre
Madge Sinclair ... Ernestine Shoop, R. N.
Brian Stokes Mitchell ... Dr. Justin 'Jackpot' Jackson (as Brian Mitchell)
Lorna Luft ... Nurse Libby Kegler
Kip Gilman ... Dr. Jacob Christmas (as Kenneth David Gilman)
Charles Siebert ... Dr. Stanley Riverside II
Jean Sagal Jean Sagal ... Butterfly
Ron Palillo ... Kussman
Ann Doran ... Mrs. McAndrew
Geoff Edwards Geoff Edwards ... TV Lottery Host
Ray Abruzzo ... Thaddeus Coates
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony LaPaglia ... Grahame
Antonio McKay ... Alex (as Anthony McKay)
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Storyline

After J.T. begins taking care of a well-known rock singer with melanoma, he realizes the man is different than he expected him to be. Meanwhile, Jackpot wins a lottery, but cannot find the ticket to claim the prize.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 1986 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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