The story of a young intern in a large metropolitan hospital trying to learn his profession, deal with the problems of his patients, and win the respect of the senior doctor in his specialty, internal medicine. Written by
Over 30 actors auditioned for the lead role with William Shatner the eventual winner, though he then declined it. James Franciscus was also offered the role but had committed himself to another (eventually unmade) series at the time. See more »
I absolutely loved this show growing up. Richard Chamberlain was not only a fine actor, but I had all his records and they were terrific as well. The stories were exactly the basis for every medical drama that followed. I would love to see this on DVD! Richard, thanks for the memories. The show had a wonderful ensemble cast and featured many great actors and actresses in guest roles. NBC did mess with it's scheduling later on and this hastened the show's demise. Most dramas of this period were not as full-dimensional.
Richard had other series but none reached the fans as much as this. He was literally in EVERY fan magazine and I bought them all.
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