Aspiring singer and guitarist G.G. Gilman (Susan Albert) suffers from neurofibromatosis, which may derail her career just as it is beginning to take off, and Dr. Stuart (John Saxon) must confront issues of medical ethics regarding medical treatments and quality of life.
Joan, a very pregnant woman, is admitted to the hospital needing an operation but she's an addict. Drs. Hunter and Stuart become involved, tracking down the baby's father Jerry, who's also a junkie. Dr. Hunter discovers the teenage neighbor boy, Hal Parker, is also a user. Methods of treatment are examined.
In this episode directed by Jerry Lewis, patients in the neurological unit include a golf pro who is showing symptoms of a possible muscular disease and a boy with muscular dystrophy whose parents disagree as to whether he should be at home or in the hospital.