McMillan & Wife: Season 5, Episode 5

The Deadly Cure (18 Jan. 1976)

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Mac, Enright and numerous San Francisco cops are on a stakeout outside a drug dealer's apartment building, waiting for the dealer's connection to arrive. When the contact doesn't show, Mac ... See full summary »

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Nancy Walker ...
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Dr. Jim Vale
Lola Albright ...
Nurse Fisher
Macdonald Carey ...
Dr. Gunther
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Dr. Eisner
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Dr. Alec Janetta
Liam Dunn ...
Dave Duncan
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Nurse Roz Beach
Hal England ...
Carl Bruin
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Billy Shields
Frank Maxwell ...
Chief Inspector Hines
Nate Esformes ...
William Torrio
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Mac, Enright and numerous San Francisco cops are on a stakeout outside a drug dealer's apartment building, waiting for the dealer's connection to arrive. When the contact doesn't show, Mac orders the arrest of the dealer anyway. The dealer makes a run for it through the cellar of an adjacent building, hoping to emerge through a third building without being spotted. Enright, tipped off by Mac, runs to the third building alone, with Mac chasing him for his own safety. The drug dealer fires on Enright -- and Mac takes the bullet. Mac is rushed to a hospital for emergency surgery. While he's outside the operating room under sedation, the duty nurse is called away and an orderly pushes a patient into a nearby room. Then someone walks out of the operating room and into the room with the patient. Mac hears cries for help, drags himself off the gurney and investigates. He finds the orderly and another person smothering the patient with a pillow. Mac collapses while wrestling the second person... Written by Peter Harris

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