Doc Martin: Season 1, Episode 6

Haemophobia (7 Oct. 2004)

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Word is getting out in the village about the doctor's 'little problem' with blood. When Peter Cronk is hurt concern about him brings Martin and Louisa closer together.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Caroline Catz ...
Joe Absolom ...
Stewart Wright ...
Felicity Montagu ...
Simon Greenall ...
Philip Rowe
Kurtis O'Brien ...
Mary Woodvine ...
Adrian Jarvis ...
Kyla Goodey ...
Audra Mitcheson-Piper ...


Martin's secret is finally out and his phobia becomes common knowledge in the village. As villagers begin to question the wisdom of having and MD who can't stand the sight of blood without becoming nauseous, Martin tries to go about his business in a normal way but doesn't take it all very well. When young Peter Cronk suffers a fall at school, Martin diagnoses a ruptured spleen but Peter may not make it to the hospital in time forcing Martin to face his fears. Written by garykmcd

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When Louisa smashes the pane in Mrs Cronk's door to get in, she knocks out about 1/3 of the glass in that pane and reaches through to open the door. When she opens the door, it appears that all the glass in that pane has gone, but as the door continues to move the remaining glass can still be seen momentarily. See more »


[Martin and Louisa are in the back of a taxi. Louisa leans over and kisses Martin passionately]
Dr. Martin Ellingham: I'm assuming you have a regular dental hygiene routine.
Louisa Glasson: Well obviously not in the last few hours, but thank you very much - yes I have.
Dr. Martin Ellingham: Well that would suggest rhinositis or gastro-oesophagal reflux.
Louisa Glasson: Are you saying I've got bad breath?
Dr. Martin Ellingham: I just think it would be wise to rule out any infections of the aero-digestive tract. Obviously a dietary explanation would be the happiest outcome.
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