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Overview

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Writers:
William Asher (developer)
Sheldon Keller (developer)
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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
12 September 1972 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Set at the Capital General Hospital in Washington D.C., follows the adventures of the no-nonsense chief of surgery Dr. Vincent Campanelli and his all-nonsense staff.
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 38)

Cleavon Little ... Dr. Jerry Noland (46 episodes, 1972-1974)
Nancy Fox ... Student Nurse Ellen Turner / ... (33 episodes, 1972-1974)

Joan Van Ark ... Nurse Annie Carlisle (26 episodes, 1972-1973)
Reva Rose ... Nurse Mildred MacInerny (26 episodes, 1972-1973)

James Whitmore ... Dr. Vincent Campanelli (26 episodes, 1972-1973)

Paul Lynde ... Dr. Paul Mercy (20 episodes, 1973-1974)
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Series Directed by
Oscar Rudolph (8 episodes, 1972-1973)
Roger Duchowny (7 episodes, 1973-1974)
William Asher (5 episodes, 1972-1974)
Herbert Kenwith (5 episodes, 1973-1974)
Allen Baron (5 episodes, 1973)
Charles R. Rondeau (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Richard Kinon (3 episodes, 1972-1974)
Herb Wallerstein (3 episodes, 1973)
Jerry London (2 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Writing credits
William Asher (46 episodes, 1972-1974)
Sheldon Keller (46 episodes, 1972-1974)
Joseph Bonaduce (6 episodes, 1972-1974)
Art Baer (5 episodes, 1973)
Ben Joelson (5 episodes, 1973)
John L. Greene (4 episodes, 1973-1974)
Arthur Phillips (4 episodes, 1973-1974)
Bill Davenport (3 episodes, 1972-1974)
Lloyd Garver (3 episodes, 1973)
Ken Hecht (3 episodes, 1973)
Michael Morris (2 episodes, 1972-1974)
Laurence Marks (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Fred S. Fox (2 episodes, 1972)
Seaman Jacobs (2 episodes, 1972)
Bob Fisher (2 episodes, 1973-1974)
David Ketchum (2 episodes, 1973-1974)
Arthur Marx (2 episodes, 1973-1974)
Bruce Shelly (2 episodes, 1973-1974)
Betty Bonaduce (2 episodes, 1973)
Hal Goldman (2 episodes, 1973)
Al Gordon (2 episodes, 1973)
Arthur Julian (2 episodes, 1973)
Lou Derman (2 episodes, 1974)

Series Produced by
William Asher .... producer (27 episodes, 1972-1974)
Harry Ackerman .... executive producer (26 episodes, 1972-1973)
Michael Lindsay .... associate producer (26 episodes, 1972-1973)
Bruce Johnson .... producer (19 episodes, 1973-1974)
E. Duke Vincent .... producer (19 episodes, 1973-1974)
 
Series Original Music by
Shorty Rogers (4 episodes, 1972-1974)

Sheldon Keller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Robert Tobey (2 episodes, 1972)

Henry Cronjager Jr. (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Asa Boyd Clark (1 episode, 1974)
 
Series Casting by
Sally Powers (27 episodes, 1972-1974)
 
Series Art Direction by
Ross Bellah (27 episodes, 1972-1974)
Robert Purcell (27 episodes, 1972-1974)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Sidney Clifford (27 episodes, 1972-1974)
 
Series Makeup Department
Alan Fama .... makeup artist (27 episodes, 1972-1974)
Charlene Johnson .... hair stylist (26 episodes, 1972-1973)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Learman .... assistant director (26 episodes, 1972-1974)
 
Series Art Department
Jack Williams .... property master (1 episode, 1972)
 
Series Sound Department
Terrance Emerson .... utility sound (3 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Val O'Malley .... camera operator (1 episode, 1972)
 
Series Casting Department
Renée Valente .... casting executive (1 episode, 1974)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Harald Johnson .... costumer: men (1 episode, 1972)
Kathleen McCandless .... costumer: ladies (1 episode, 1972)
 
Series Editorial Department
Dann Cahn .... film editor (1 episode, 1972)
 
Series Music Department
Vic Mizzy .... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Michael Morris .... story consultant (27 episodes, 1972-1974)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Temperatures Rising" - USA (original title)
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Runtime:
30 min (46 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The third and final format of the series aired as a summer replacement series in the summer of 1974. Paul Lynde and Cleavon Little were retained from the second season while all the supporting characters were dropped. Alice Ghostley, who had made a guest appearance in the first season, became a series regular as the hospital's head nurse who was also Paul Lynde's sister. Playing other nurses were Barbara Rucker and Nancy Fox, the latter returning from the original cast. William Asher was also brought back as producer.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Vincent Campanelli:(to Dr. Noland) What's next, Doctor? A wheelchair slalom on the ambulance ramp?See more »

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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Ruined Comedy, 7 September 2006
Author: jimel98 from United States

I recall this series and the first season was funny. OK, so as a 12 year old my tastes were a bit different than now, but regardless, I did find it funny. Clevon Little was (is?) a comic master and was allowed to be funny. Then the show was 're-configured' with some, eh, funny people and the emphasis was taken off Little and he was made essentially a straight man for some very marginally funny cast members. I don't recall the last season, maybe I just gave up at that point. The few past posts I've done and all future ones concerning TV will show what my true feelings are towards television executives. Too much responsibility placed on too little brain power.

There, I've said it.

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