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
Did You Know?
Doogie was born September 21, 1973. His sixteenth birthday, which is celebrated in the pilot episode, is only two days after the pilot aired (September 19, 1989). See more
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