Ben Casey (1961–1966)
Maynard names the doctor as one of "nature's noblemen".
Donna snarls at Alex, accusing him of watching too may episodes of this show.
Toody compares the bedside manner of Dr. Casey and Dr. Kildare to that of Dr. Meisner.
Rob calls Mel "Dr. Zorba"
Maynard threatens to "report you to Ben Casey" the doctor who refuses to perform a second appendectomy on him.
Bob Hope cracks a joke regarding the TV doctor.
After being stabbed in the back, Jose Zeco calls out for Ben Casey.
After treating Beaver for a bee sting, June comments that as the mother of two boys, she sometimes gets to be a regular 'Ben Casey', most probably referring to the popular series that was running during the time frame of this episode.
Maynard mentions the title character by name.
Visualizing her wearing a blonde wig, Gunther imagines his wife, Lucille, will look like Dr. Zorba.
Beaver says he's going to stay home and watch the show.
Julius Moomer refers to the series.
When Ed tells Wilbur that Toothpick is a sick man, Wilbur responds, "My name is Wilbur Post, not Ben Casey."
Patty says that she's "no Ben Casey".
Norman watches a TV show starring an "unsmiling" doctor named "Ben."
Flora sarcastically compares Raymond to Vince Edwards.
mentioned by name
Tim tries to console a bewildered hospital intern by saying, "Even Ben Casey misses now and then."
Tootsie, the parrot, squawks, "Ben Casey wanted in surgery!"
Ginger reveals that she was a nurse once -- on "Ben Casey."
Ed sarcastically refers to Wilbur as Dr. Zorba.
Mentioned by Gilligan
Bobbie tells Joey that he looks like Ben Casey in her father's surgical coat.
Sam draws symbols on the wall, as in the opening titles of this show
Mentioned by Gilligan.
Sam Jaffe cameos as a family member of his Dr. Zorba character from Ben Casey
quoted by Peter
Vince Edwards is introduced as Dr. Ben Casey.
While talking to Delores, Linc recites the opening narration of Ben Casey: man...woman...birth...death...infinity.
Jeffrey refers to Al as 'Ben Casey'
Fiscus tells a story involving Doctors Killdare & Casey
The film's title is followed by the same 5 symbols that appeared at the start of each episode of _"Ben Casey" (1961)_: "man, woman, birth, death, infinity" as the narrator of that series used to say.
Psychiatrist named Dr. Casey
The narrator (adult Kevin) says that his relationship with Gina included "our little innocent game of Ben Casey."
Mentioned in dialogue in card-playing scene involving Spider
Millie says her favorite doctor is Ben Casey.
Vince Edwards guest stars as himself and many references are made to his role as Ben Casey.
Jill mentions Ben Casey as she is talking to Jeffrey while Douglas is having a cat scan.
Jack refers to the series.
This TV show is referenced in 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
stills from pilot episode filmed at LAC+USC
Emilio mentions his admiration for Ben Casey's hair on the series.
Alec mentions the show by name.
To free Maynard from the hospital, Dobie impersonates Ben Casey, with big hair, five o'clock shadow, writing symbols on a blackboard and even the theme music is heard briefly.
Two doctors in the hospital look just like Vince Edwards and Sam Jaffe
Len Frankenstone and Dr. Zero are parodies of Ben Casey and Dr. Zorbo.
The TV mentions a soap opera with character Ben Cassidy (spoofing Ben Casey).
Mr. Howell appears in a dream as "Dr. Zorbagillespie," a combination of "Dr. Zorba" and "Dr. Gillespie."
The young, impatient Dr. Vince is a take-off on Ben Casey
The veterinary looks like Vince Edwards and the theme song can be heard.
Cecil presents his idea for a new TV show: "Ben Cagey, W.D." (which stands for witch doctor).