The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

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Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »
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 Dr. Marcus Welby (170 episodes, 1969-1976)
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 Consuelo Lopez (169 episodes, 1969-1976)

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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and uncaring doctors. Written by Anonymous

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26 March 1969 (USA)  »

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The episode "Outrage" about a gay child molester sparked real outrage by gay activists who complained the show was perpetuating antigay stereotypes, which prompted picketing across the country. See more »

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Referenced in Sanctuary: Metamorphosis (2011) See more »

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Why is this not on DVD ?
5 August 2006 | by (Brewster, ny ,usa) – See all my reviews

I was a big fan of this show from the first episode. Back in the early 70's, everyone wished they had a doctor like Marcus Welby. The way he treated patients and took a interest in their personal lives is what made the show so good. I think it was one of the first medical programs that dealt with serious medical issues and took a realistic approach in each show. One of my favorite episodes was about a small boy with autism, something that was just not talked about 35 years ago. Today, the family doctor is just about extinct with managed care and HMO's. Marcus Welby, M.D. reminds us of the good old days. I think the time has come to get these shows out in DVD so we can get to enjoy them all over again.


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