Dealing with meager means, a woman expecting quintuplets due to fertility treatments is berated by a disapproving landlord, harassed by the media and besieged by companies wanting to benefit from the woman's circumstances.
Janet's former boyfriend, Eric Brandon, returns to LA and sees Welby about a possible recurrence of his skin cancer. When surgery is called for, Brandon deliberately doesn't tell Welby of a recent stroke, which could endanger his life.
A Jewish boy named Simon, who is suffering from a series of illnesses, longs to recover in time for his Bar Mitzvah. But his parents quarrel over whether he should go through with the ceremony, complicating his recovery.
Five years after losing one of her kidneys to disease, a young woman suffers a relapse and the possibility of losing her other one. This causes worries that her illness may destroy her career and force her to cancel her upcoming wedding.
A deeply introverted young boy arrives at an orphanage and there is no indication of who he is or where he came from. Just as the head nun starts making some progress she becomes critically ill and has to be isolated in the hospital.
A pilot suffers what seems to be an asthma attack while flying the Kileys to Mexico. Further testing is needed to get proper diagnosis. The pilot is stubborn and delays testing. He fears he will lose his license and his livelihood.
Thirteen years ago, Kiley' college roommate, Vince Dager married Steve's girlfriend, Susan. When Vince suffers a severe heart attack, Kiley agrees to take the case but his presence appears o be hindering the recovery.