Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series 1979–1986) Poster

(1979–1986)

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1979

23 Sep. 1979
Pilot
The hospital handles incoming mass casualties from a hotel fire.
 
30 Sep. 1979
Flashback
Trapper and Gonzo deal with a deranged Vietnam vet, while Stanley tries to save on taxes by incorporating himself.
 
7 Oct. 1979
Deadly Exposure
When an employee from a local nuclear power plant is admitted to SFM with signs of radiation poisoning, Gonzo cannot understand why it appears that nothing is being done to protect other workers from exposure. Meanwhile, Riverside must contend with a very distrusting Gypsy.
 
21 Oct. 1979
Love Is a Three-Way Street
A persistent swain of his ex-wife, Melanie, causes both professional and romantic turmoil for Trapper, as his hopes for a reconciliation dwindle when she asks him to treat her new fiancé. Meanwhile, Stanley is determined to get rid of the "Titanic".
 
28 Oct. 1979
The Shattered Image
A wealthy socialite injured in a car accident tries to cover up the fact that she has no real friends by sending herself flowers and gifts.
 
11 Nov. 1979
What Are Friends For?
A medic who once saved Gonzo's life in Vietnam now wants his friend's help in a fraudulent medical claim.
 
18 Nov. 1979
One for My Baby
A young widow with a stomach tumor leans heavily on her 14-year-old son, who has dealt with the pressure by becoming a closet alcoholic.
 
2 Dec. 1979
Taxi in the Rain
A local street person known as "Harry the Hinge" is admitted to SFM with kidney failure. Meanwhile, Trapper and Gonzo decide to protest a decision to divert free-clinic funds to the pet project of a one of the hospital's major benefactors.
 
9 Dec. 1979
Licensed to Kill
A group of radicals kidnap Melanie and give Trapper an ultimatum: either he kills a policeman who has survived two earlier murder attempts or they will kill his ex-wife.
 
23 Dec. 1979
The Surrogate
A boy is brought in and he calls his father to come. He offers to donate blood if he needs it. But tests reveal the man is not the boy's father. He tells them he found him a few years ago and took him in. And he eventually would think of him as his son. Trapper tells the authorities and they learns that the boy ran away from his mother. When she comes he doesn't want to be with her. But the man doesn't have any rights so he tells him he has to go with her. And he becomes catatonic.
 
30 Dec. 1979
Whose Little Hero Are You?
A brilliant improvisation saves the life of a hit-and-run victim, but causes problems for Trapper and Riverside.
 

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