Young Doctors in Love (1982)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  16 July 1982 (USA)
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An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Stephanie Brody
Dr. Simon August
Gary Friedkin ...
Dr. Milton Chamberlain
Dr. Charles Litto
Dr. Thurman Flicker
Dr. Bucky DeVol
Floyd Kurtzman
Dr. Oliver Ludwig
Nurse Norine Sprockett
Dr. Phil Burns
Dr. Walter Rist
Dr. Joseph Prang
Titos Vandis ...
Sal Bonafetti


An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised as a woman - in other words all the usual ingredients present and correct, though in this case the laughs are intentional. Written by Michael Brooke <>

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The City Hospital - where nurses and doctors play doctors and nurses! See more »




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Release Date:

16 July 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Byôin kyô jidai  »

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Some movie posters for this picture featured a cigarette packet style warning that read: "Warning: This Movie May Be Dangerous To Your Health. You May Never Stop Laughing". Some also featured a man and woman embracing in the sea wearing surgical gowns and masks spoofing the famous scene from From Here to Eternity (1953). See more »


Malamud pushes an air conditioner out of the wall and there is a rope tied to his foot, but as he falls through the sky light in the next shot, there is no sign of either the air conditioner that he pushed out or the rope that was tied to his foot. See more »


Dr. Phil Burns: Relax, relax. Take off your key.
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Marijuana plants were supplied by City Police Department. See more »


Referenced in Melrose Place: Young Doctors in Heat (1996) See more »


As performed by The Afternoon Delights
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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Extremely funny, even better if you recognize the General Hospital cameos!
18 February 1999 | by (Las Vegas, NV) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie. The two subplots are almost better than the main storyline. I've always liked Michael McKean and it was nice to see him in a serious role. If you used to be hooked on General Hospital and recognize the characters in their cameo roles it's even funnier. It's very seldom seen on television but well worth watching, even though they will cut it up a bit.

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