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Poll: An Apple a Day Better Keep This TV Doctor Away ...

Which of the following inept or inappropriate TV doctors would you avoid at all costs when in need of medical help?

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    Dr. Gregory House

    House, played by Hugh Laurie

    Dr. Gregory House: "Union rules. I can't check out this guy's seeping gonorrhea this close to lunch."

    One quote doesn't do his horrendous bedside manor much justice, but you get the point.

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    Dr. Hannibal Lecter

    Hannibal, played by Mads Mikkelsen

    Dr. Hannibal Lecter: "On a similar note I must confess to you, I'm giving very serious thought... to eating your wife."

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    Dr. Nick Riviera

    The Simpsons, voiced by Hank Azaria

    Dr. Nick Riviera: "The kneebone's connected to the... something. The something's connected to the... red thing. The red thing's connected to my wrist watch... Uh oh."

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    Dr. Julius Hibbert

    The Simpsons, voiced by Harry Shearer

    Dr. Julius Hibbert: "Mrs. Simpson, I'm afraid your husband is dead. Ha ha ha, April Fools. He's very much alive, although I'm afraid he may never walk again."

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    Dr. Leo Spaceman

    30 Rock, played by Chris Parnell

    Dr. Leo Spaceman: "We have no way of knowing where the heart is. See, every human is different."

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    Dr. Drew Baird

    30 Rock, played by Jon Hamm

    Dr. Drew Baird: You're choking? You're choking? I'm a doctor. Stay calm, stay calm. I just need to shake it lose. Don't panic. I just need to find something to push it down with. Like, do you have a chopstick or fireplace match or something?"

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    The Literal Doctor

    (AKA Dr. Fishman) Arrested Development, played by Ian Roberts

    Lindsay Bluth Fünke: [Tobias was run over by a car] How is he? The Literal Doctor: It looks like he's dead. Michael Bluth: Wait, is he really dead or does it look like he's dead? The Literal Doctor: It looks like he's dead. He's covered in blue paint or something.

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    Dr. Zoidberg

    Futurama, voiced by Billy West

    Dr. Zoidberg: I'm afraid Fry lost a lot of juice. He's developed Simpson's jaundice. Philip J. Fry: Ay, carumba. Dr. Zoidberg: His only hope is some replacement liver. Yours looks like a good match. Turanga Leela: Well, if it'll help Fry... Philip J. Fry: Careful Leela. He knows less about human anatomy than I do, and I can't even find my own uterus. Dr. Zoidberg: [turns on power saw] You may feel a slight sawing.

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    Dr. Doctor

    South Park, voiced by Trey Parker

    Dr. Doctor: "We accidentally replaced your heart with a baked potato. You have about three seconds to live."

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    Dr. Doug Murphy

    Scrubs, played by Johnny Kastl

    Dr. Doug Murphy: "I'm not sure if I'm supposed to give this to someone or if I took this from someone, but I got a bag of blood."

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    Doctor Krieger

    Archer, voiced by Lucky Yates

    Doctor Krieger: "And so a small power unit goes here on your... spiney... thing, which sends electical impulses to your muscles and ligaments and... stuff, which I will fuse to a vanadium alloy endoskeleton, replacing your current, uh, leg... bones."

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    Maj. Frank Burns

    M*A*S*H, played by Larry Linville

    Maj. Frank Burns: Colonel, what do the records show about my surgical skills? Colonel Carmichael: If you hadn't been drafted as a doctor, I think you'd have been assigned as a pastry chef.

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    Dave Malucci

    ER, played by Erik Palladino

    Lucy Knight: How much should I decrease his O2? Dr. Dave Malucci: Ooh, I don't know. Crank it down, if he turns blue, crank it back up. Lucy Knight: You're kidding, right? Dr. Dave Malucci: No, purple ain't good.

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    Dr. Ben

    Louie, played by Ricky Gervais

    Dr. Ben: (first checks his eyes) "I know what's wrong with you - AIDS! Ha ha ha!"

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    Doogie Howser M.D.

    Doogie Howser, M.D., played by Neil Patrick Harris

    No quote, just the fact that he's a teenager!