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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
12 June 1989 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Doctor, Doctor chronicles the exploits of four doctors who formed the Northeast Medical Partners. After... See more »
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Awards:
2 wins See more »
User Reviews:
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 24)

Matt Frewer ... Dr. Mike Stratford (40 episodes, 1989-1991)

Julius Carry ... Dr. Abe Butterfield (40 episodes, 1989-1991)
Beau Gravitte ... Dr. Grant Linowitz (40 episodes, 1989-1991)

Maureen Mueller ... Dr. Deirdre Bennett (40 episodes, 1989-1991)

Tony Carreiro ... Richard Stratford (40 episodes, 1989-1991)
Audrie Neenan ... Nurse Faye Barylski / ... (18 episodes, 1989-1991)
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Series Directed by
John Whitesell (12 episodes, 1989-1990)
Norman Steinberg (7 episodes, 1989-1990)
Robert Berlinger (6 episodes, 1990-1991)
David Frankel (4 episodes, 1990)
James Widdoes (3 episodes, 1990-1991)
Michael Lembeck (2 episodes, 1989)
Art Dielhenn (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Writing credits
Norman Steinberg (39 episodes, 1989-1991)
Terri Minsky (6 episodes, 1989-1991)
David Frankel (6 episodes, 1989-1990)
Roberto Benabib (6 episodes, 1990)
David Blum (5 episodes, 1989-1990)
Karl Fink (5 episodes, 1990)
Jonathan Feldman (3 episodes, 1990-1991)
Joe Toplyn (3 episodes, 1990-1991)
Ron Burla (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Paul Attanasio (2 episodes, 1989)
Neena Beber (2 episodes, 1990-1991)

Alan Cross (unknown episodes)
Tom Spezialy (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
David Frankel .... executive producer / supervising producer (39 episodes, 1989-1991)
Norman Steinberg .... executive producer (39 episodes, 1989-1991)
John Amodeo .... co-producer / associate producer (33 episodes, 1989-1991)

Jim Herzfeld .... co-producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Artie Butler (39 episodes, 1989-1991)
 
Series Cinematography by
Robert F. Liu (1 episode, 1989)

Tony Yarlett (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
John Neal (1 episode, 1989)
 
Series Casting by
Camille H. Patton (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jane Fletcher (1 episode, 1989)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Richard J. DeCinces (1 episode, 1989)

Deborah Siegel (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Pat Welch (1 episode, 1989)
 
Series Makeup Department
Lisa Pharren .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1989)
Sylvia Surdu .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1989)

Gail Rowell-Ryan .... hair department head (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Stephen Putnam .... post-production supervisor (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marsha Scarbrough .... second assistant director (34 episodes, 1989-1991)
 
Series Art Department
David Needham .... leadman (39 episodes, 1989-1991)
 
Series Sound Department
Ken McLaughlin .... sound (6 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Orefice .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Charles Schner .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Deborah Barylski .... casting (2 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marion Kirk .... costume supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Vicki Beck .... production coordinator (32 episodes, 1989-1991)
Joe Toplyn .... story editor (18 episodes, 1990-1991)

Cheri Hall .... first assistant accountant (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (41 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Dr. Mike Stratford:Never knock on Death's door: ring the bell and run away! Death really hates that!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Last Shot (2004)See more »
Soundtrack:
Good Lovin'See more »

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
from another Doctor, Doctor fan, 6 April 2006
Author: tenonceb4 from United States

I just rediscovered this series due to having to transfer the videos I taped off USANetwork on to DVD. Doctor, Doctor is one of those rare TV series which still works 10 plus years after its production. Some of the humor is tied to pop culture at the time, but if you were alive then, you can pick up on it.

The show had a good balance of zaniness and pathos. Matt Frewer as Dr. Mike Stratford played the character as not a total goof ball, but as a real person in extraordinary circumstances. As hard as it is to imagine, Mike Stratford was the straight man for all the craziness happening around him. Much like Frasier Crane would later do for his family and friends.

I am hoping this show would find some sponsorship for a DVD release. The humor is mild but intelligent, but not too high brow. Stand it up against most shows today and the present shows should curl up in shame. A true classic, CBS should be ashamed of itself at canceling this show. It could easily had had the life of a show like Frasier. But this only says Doctor, Doctor was ahead of its time.

P.S. Am very chuffed, I found some original recordings I made at the time the show first aired on CBS. I don't have all the episodes, but I think I have most of them anyway.

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