Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series 1969–1976) Poster

(1969–1976)

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Season 6

10 Sep. 1974
The Brittle Warrior
A veteran police sergeant (and new grandfather) tries to hide the debilitating effects of arthritis from his superior officers ... in particular, his son-in-law.
 
17 Sep. 1974
The Faith of Childish Things
The mother of a young boy is a strong believer in a religious group called The Satan Fighters. When he becomes fatally ill, she believes he is being taken by his guardian angel to heaven and refuses medical treatment to allow this miracle to happen. Dr. Welby must do everything in his power to save the boy.
 
24 Sep. 1974
Last Flight to Babylon
A young pilot who successfully undergoes treatment for bladder cancer becomes suicidal when his medical history prevents his employment and causes his girlfriend to shun him.
 
1 Oct. 1974
To Father a Child
A political candidate becomes prone to sudden fits of temper, irrationality and forgetfulness.
 
8 Oct. 1974
The Outrage
Welby tries to get a high school student, who was raped by his pedophile teacher, to reveal his assailant.
 
15 Oct. 1974
The Fatal Challenge
Kiley is frustrated by a resident at Lang Memorial's Family Practices Clinic who is prone to making rash and non-medical diagnoses.
 
22 Oct. 1974
A Fevered Angel
Because of her religious beliefs, a mother refuses to get medical help for her seriously ill son even though the inattention may lead to his death.
 
29 Oct. 1974
Feedback
Life outside the ring - permanently - is not easy for Danny Williams, a promising young fighter who shields the fact that he is epileptic from his wife. Williams struggles with having to adjust to a new life, despite the best efforts of Welby, Kiley and Williams' wife, Laurie.
 
12 Nov. 1974
No Gods in Sight
A doctor who has spent years in medical research has trouble adjusting to family medicine because of a lack of interpersonal skills and because he cannot deal with pain in other people.
 
19 Nov. 1974
Hell Is Upstairs
A young couple has a daughter who has unexplained attacks and keeps her hidden. Welby and Kiley diagnose her as having tortion dystonia, a disease similar to muscular dystrophy. The surgical process to releave her symptoms is shown.
 
26 Nov. 1974
The Last Rip-Off
Dr. Welby's patient dies in the night and her daughter agrees, under grieving duress, to a $5000 funeral. In the meantime, Dr. Kiley's long-time friend develops problems with his kidneys, and is unable to attend the opening of his art exhibit. Not to worry, Marcus Welby, M.D. is on both cases!
 
3 Dec. 1974
Child of Silence
Dr. Welby treats a young girl who almost drowned. His biggest challenge is getting through to the girl's mother who adamantly will not let her hearing-impaired daughter be seen by a specialist.
 
10 Dec. 1974
The 266 Days
A career woman, delighted to be pregnant at last, joins Consuelo's medical care group for pregnant women.
 
17 Dec. 1974
The Resident
Welby is concerned with a young resident shows more concern with the clinical aspects of his cases than with the patients themselves.
 
7 Jan. 1975
Dark Fury: Part 1
Kiley's medical and personal lives come into conflict after he takes Susan Davis (a former patient of his) out to dinner. Susan has been harassed by her ex-boyfriend, Wayne, who stalks her undeterred as Kiley repeatedly warns him off. On the night of Kiley's dinner date, Wayne breaks into Susan's apartment and attempts to rape her. Kiley runs in and scares Wayne off, then goes after him. As Kiley is going after Wayne (to get a license and car description so he can contact the police), Wayne loses control of his car and crashes into a concrete barrier, seriously ...
 
14 Jan. 1975
Dark Fury: Part 2
Kiley finds himself fighting for his medical career after Wayne Trent - the man who was stalking his ex-girlfriend, who was now dating Kiley - files a medical malpractice lawsuit against him, all in the aftermath of a car chase and subsequent accident in which Wayne was seriously injured.
 
21 Jan. 1975
Public Secrets
Because his wife has chronic heart disease, a financial manager has a one-night stand with a model that gives him syphilis. The illness comes out in a routine physical and the results are both professionally and personally devastating.
 
28 Jan. 1975
The Time Bomb
A rising tennis star's career may be threatened by thyroid cancer caused from radiation treatment she received as a child.
 
4 Feb. 1975
Four Plus Hot
A young man returns home after several years abroad to visit a high school friend only to find his him seriously ill and in a severe depression. In helping his friend, the man finds he has personal problems of his own to deal with.
 
11 Feb. 1975
Jake's Okay
Kiley becomes a mentor-of-sorts to a teen-aged boy named Jake, who - thanks to a disorder caused by undetected minimal brain damage - has poor social skills and does poorly in school.
 
18 Feb. 1975
Save the Last Dance for Me
Two women have very different reactions to a diagnosis of breast cancer.
 
25 Feb. 1975
Unindicted Wife
A politician's wife, suffering from hypertension, has her health endangered when her husband finds himself embroiled in a kickback scandal.
 
4 Mar. 1975
Dark Corridors
A young teenage violinist appears to have a disease that only occurs in adolescents and Welby feels that he may be misdiagnosing because he is in shock over the death of an old friend earlier in the day.
 
11 Mar. 1975
Loser in a Dead Heat
A man's gambling endangers his daughter's health.
 

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