Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)

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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties, hanging out with his best friend, all this on top of being a licensed physician in a ... See full summary »

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 Dr. Doogie Howser (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Vinnie Delpino (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Katherine Howser (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Dr. Benjamin Canfield (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Nurse Curly Spaulding (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Dr. David Howser (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Raymond Alexander (71 episodes, 1990-1993)
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 Janine Stewart (61 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Dr. Jack McGuire (51 episodes, 1989-1991)
Lisa Dean Ryan ...
 Wanda Plenn (46 episodes, 1989-1992)
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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties, hanging out with his best friend, all this on top of being a licensed physician in a difficult residency program. Written by Phil Fernando

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Steven Bochco partially modeled the character of Doogie Howser after his father who had been a child prodigy himself as a violinist. See more »

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In the Season One opening credits, the article discussing Doogie graduating from high school says that he is 12-years-old in the first line. The next article, however, says that he graduated from Princeton, a college, at age 10. This was later changed, in Season 2, from 12 to 9-years old. See more »

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6 February 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This American series influenced me quite a lot, Doogie Howsers best friend is called Vinnie Delpino. I liked his character so much, that i took over his nickname and now call myself in the internet "delpino".

"Doogie Howser" is one of my favorite series. I don't know why, maybe because I can see myself in Doogie and Vinnie, or its the atmosphere it has.

It also sends out a positive message, there is no violence or explicit sex. Its funny, touching, and you can learn something. At the end of each episode Doogie writes a small note into his diary about what he learnt.

I also like the music of the series..


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