Dr. Kildare is trying to win a residency under Dr. Gillespie and hopes to impress the consultant with his handling of an alcoholic patient.
Kildare acts to prevent a smallpox epidemic when an elderly Polish immigrant is found to be suffering from the dreaded disease.
Julie Lawler, a beautiful and fun-loving young woman, suffers a sudden respiratory attack and is brought to Blair Hospital.
Dr. Dubro's health comes into play when worries arise whether he can handle heart surgery or not.
Anne Francis plays the part of a famous actress BUT everywhere she goes her cool cat friends follow. All they care about is partying. They give Kildare a very hard time. She is emotionally drained and in the hospital. Her friends led by Jan Murray try to keep up the partying even in her room but eventually Anne calls it quits. Gillespe arranges for Kildare to go on a romantic weekend with Anne. He finally convinces her that she doesnt need these friends and can go on with her acting career with confidence. Jan Murray plays a very sarcastic role. Anne highlights that beauty mark on her face like never before. Good episode.
Louis Parker, who suffered a fainting spell in a taxicab, is given a quick examination by Dr. Toby Cunningham and released. Later, Parker dies - and his family threatens to sue for malpractice.
Kildare is forced to take action when he discovers that his best friend's fiancee is a drug addict.
An intern at Blair hospital is near death after a Thanksgiving day car accident.
Dr. Kildare trips over a cart while looking at a cute nurses aide and hurts his back. He gets hospitalized in Blair in a ward with several different characters. He slowly becomes friends with them all and ends up liking them and givies advise on their problems. Very good episode.
It's been ten days since Ben Rainey suffered a head injury and went into a coma, and Dr. Gillespie says there's little chance that he'll regain consciousness. But Rainey's wife Pamela is sure he is improving - and insists on taking him home.
A promising surgeon suffers an incurable creeping paralysis.
Fred Carroll, a widower becomes extremely protective of his son after a hit and run.
During the Christmas holiday, a modern-day Scrooge is brought to Blair after losing a bout with the bottle.
Kildare tries to prevent tragedy when he detects homicidal tendencies in a teenage patient.
In a sudden turnabout, intern Simon Agurski refuses to let his brother continue supporting him.
A fight ensues when a hospital administrator fires a city appointee.
Dr. Gillespie tries to determine the reason for his daughter's hysterical reaction to the news that she is pregnant.
Kildare and Dr. Anthony Tredman race against time to prevent a mass outbreak of food poisoning.
Dr. Stewart's efforts to raise funds are hampered by a reporter determined to prove that Stewart is a phony.
Head nurse Fain is confronted by the shiftless husband who deserted her 17 years before.
A poverty-stricken medical research pioneer is thrust back into the public eye after being admitted to Blair.
Kildare tries to help his rowdy cousin adjust to urban life--and overcome a potentially disabling case of arthritis.
Kildare and Gillespie struggle to free a critically ill young woman from the clutches of a quack doctor.
Irish poet Johnny McHenry is entertaining his lady friend Sally Winters at one of the local saloons with liberal servings of bubbly and readings from his own heady verse. The prognosis is not good for the has-been poet, his time is almost up.
Kildare's tour of duty in the obstetrics ward is complicated by two women with very different attitudes toward their babies.
Glynis Johns plays a nun who gets admitted to Blair because she has gallstones and needs an operation. She gets involved in some of the patient's lives and problems, tries to help and is scolded by Kildare before he apologizes and realizes how good she really is. The episode is too long and deep to explain in words, BUT, it is one of the very best that they ever produced. An A plus for this show.
Dr. Paul Probeck is a recovering alcoholic and starts a rehabilitation program at Blair Hospital.
Kildare comes under fire when he refuses to give preferential treatment to wealthy George Prentiss.
Kildare clashes with his brilliant---but ruthless---mentor, Dr. Nicholas Keefe.
Kildare joins Dr. Charles Hodiak in a race against a rival team to find a cure for a rare blood disease.
Elderly war hero, Lt Gen John Sparrow is admitted for malnutrition. A very potient story of mistreatment of the elderly.
A deaf boy's overprotective mother refuses to allow an operation that may restore her son's hearing.
At the state mental hospital, Kildare recognizes one of the patients as leading bone specialist Carl Ames Lantzinge.
With the help and emotional support, Dr. Kildare helps a severly neglected older woman, Doris Manning, give birth to her first child.
Cocky medical student, Mark Hadley cracks under the pressure of treating forest-fire victims.
Carolyn Jones plays the part of a girl born with an big, odd shaped nose and who is used to being teased and made fun of. Kildare dates her and convinces her to have plastic surgery to remedy the problem. She goes ahead and has the surgery. Later on she cannot get accustomed to having a normal looking face, tries to kill herself and Kildare feels responsible. C. Jones has spent so many years with her imperfection that she cannot get used to the fact that she is normal looking, she was used to making light of herself and so on.......as a defense mechanism. Super good episode.
Jack Carter plays an arrogant, sarcastic, smooth operating T.V. talk show host. His young son is hurt in an accident, Kildare shows up with the ambulance, the boy later dies , Carter blames Kildare and belittles him on the T.V. show. Finally Gillespe goes on the show and defends Kildare using Carters own words, thus making him eat every word he said and he apologizes for all. As tough as Carter thinks he is, Gillespe eats him up for lunch on the show. Decent episode, very predictable though.
A comedian with a bone tumor refuses to face a possible amputation.
Twin sisters one good and one bad, the good sister needs a kidney to save her life and the bad refuses to donate one to her.
A brother is worried about his mentally retarded brother, Julius and who will take care of him after he is gone.
Yvette Mimiuex plays the part of a girl who is totally smitten with surfing and is hell bent on being the BEST surfer. She is in Blair and Gillespe diagnoses her with epilepsy. She is warned not to surf OR drive a car until the siezures are brought under control. Despite everyone's concern and warnings she keeps sneaking off to the beach to ""catch the big wave"". Kildare and her friend Clu Gullager go to the beach several times to stop her. At home she has a grand mal(BIG) siezure and is re-hospitalized. It ends there and is continued into part 2. VERY good show, brings you right back to the 60's.
Yvette Mimieux continues her surfing. She and Kildare go to the beach at night and they ""make out"". He is infatuated with her but cant get her to accept the epilepsy. She has many smaller siezures. Kildare meets all the beach bums and beatnicks of that time. Ultimately she goes for a surf, catches the wave off her life and has a grand mal siezure at the same time. She drowns and Kildare is there to pronounce her dead. GREAT episode with a sad ending.
Robert Culp Plays a heart doctor who was involved in a malpratice suit therefore has become afriad to diagnose anything so he refers all his patients to Bliar. Kildare catches on, they have it out good, then Gillespe gets involved, makes Culp face his demons, offers him a big job at the hospital. Good one, Culp plays a very sarcastic, abrasive character.
Sister Benjamin is forced to give up her missionary work when she's stricken with leukemiaâ€”an illness she hides from her father, a gentle, itinerant pool shark. (Part 1 of 4)
Joe Quinlan becomes the talk of Blair Hospital when he slips out of his sick bed to hustle a wealthy patient in a pool game. (Part 3 of 4)
Despite a serious heart ailment, Joe Quinlan competes in a strenuous pool tournament to win the money for his daughter's hospital bill. (Part 4 of 4)
Gillespie is impressed with intern Jessie Martel's handling of patient Frederic Foray, a temperamental pianist whose career is threatened by Parkinson's disease. (Part 2 of 2)
""The Atheist and the True Believer"" begins a six-part story. Dr. Gillepsie expects fireworks: Attorney Justin Post, an outspoken arheist, will be visiting the hospital at the same time as evangelist Andrew Webb. (1/2 hour)
Part 2 ""A Quick Look at Glory"" A Reporter tricks evangelist Andrew Webb into implying that atheist Justin Post's heart attack may have been ""Divine Punishment"". (1/2 hour)
Part 3 ""A Sort of Falling In Love"" Amy Post seeks a medical explanation for her father's abrupt conversion from atheism to religion after his near brush with death. (1/2 hour)
Part 4 ""The Last to Believe in Miracles"" Amy Post learns that her father wants to join Dr. Webb in his evangelistic crusade. (1/2 hour)
Part 5 ""The Next Thing To Murder"" Dr. Kildare feels that he must prevent Justin Post from making a television appearance-and he plans to do it by declaring the former atheist mentally incompetent. (1/2 hour)
Conclusion. ""Never So Happy"" Justin Post is determained to appear on television with evangelist Andrew Webb-despite the danger to himself and the effect of his actions on his daughter. (1/2 hour)