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 Dr. Marcus Welby (170 episodes, 1969-1976)
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 Dr. Steven Kiley (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 exterior of Dr. Welby's office was the same building used as the Cleaver family home on Leave It to Beaver (1957) with only Welby's shingle as the new addition to the set. See more »

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Referenced in Hypno Sex (1972) See more »

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Save The Last Dance for Me
10 June 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This episode focused on the diagnoses of breast cancer in two women, played by Elaine Giftos and Pamela Hensley, the latter of whom was one of the 'stock' players (actors who appeared in frequent episodes on the series. Miss Hensley later played Dr. Kiley's wife).

The episode was, in my opinion, time-sensitive, in that at the time of its airing, the wives of two public political figures were going through their diagnoses of breast cancer.

The most motivational moment of this episode is James Brolin's emerging from character to talk about diagnostic and early-detection tools for breast cancer. Such is the hallmark of television that is not only entertaining but informative.


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