(1975–1976)

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5/10
Good work by Hughes in standard sitcom fare
Jack_151526 August 2007
Though this doesn't seem to be the logical choice of a 11 year old boy, I remember catching the series while it was on the air. The first batch of shows in 1975, with Doc's office featured in the basement ground floor of his townhouse, were the better of the series. For some reason I still recall the episode with Moosie Drier and the wonderful interaction Hughes had with the child actor. Like others, my interest faded when the focus of the series moved from the home office to the clinic. Too bad this series didn't do more for Hughes, as there must have been something to his performance to keep a young boy such as myself coming back. His performance in Doc Hollywood reminded me of his role in Doc.
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7/10
A long forgotten show about a kind of doctor that doesn't exist anymore
calvinnme10 September 2016
Like the other reviewer, there was just something about this show, because it only lasted a season and a half yet 40 years later I remember it. And I was a teenager at the time. The first season there was more emphasis on the home as Doc (unbelievably today) took middle of the night phone calls from patients, did house calls, including the patients coming to his home! The suits must have not liked this because season two changed things pretty much completely with Doc at the clinic seeing a bunch of wacky patients with an even wackier staff. It was like they were trying to turn Doc into a medical Barney Miller. The first season had a kind of soft and easy guitar accompanied musical intro. The second season episode intros had Doc marching down the street to a tune that seemed part Scottish and part John Phillip Sousa.

At any rate, it disappeared off of the face of the earth, nobody seems to remember it but me and the other reviewer, I don't even remember seeing it run as a rerun, and as for DVD? Forget about it. I do wish this would resurface sometime somewhere, even if just on youtube.
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