Medic: Season 1, Episode 19

Dr. Impossible (28 Feb. 1955)

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In 1884, pioneering surgeon Dr. William Stewart Halstead finds that he and three colleagues are slowly but surely becoming seriously addicted to the cocaine that they have been using in anesthetic self-experiments.

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Arthur Space ...
Dr. William Stewart Halstead
Richard Garland ...
Dr. Kemp
Peter Miller ...
Dr. Morgan
Wendell Holmes ...
Dr. Welch
Kathleen Mulqueen ...
Mrs. Morgan
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Baker
Charles Seel ...
Max, the waiter
Tamar Cooper ...
Girl Patient
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In 1884, pioneering surgeon Dr. William Stewart Halstead finds that he and three colleagues are slowly but surely becoming seriously addicted to the cocaine that they have been using in anesthetic self-experiments.

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Dr. William Stewart Halstead: [Addresses bedraggled colleagues] It is my considered opinion that cocaine is a habit-forming drug. Recall the past four or five weekends. Why have they been so depressing? Why? All week long, we feel fine. Then the weekends come along, Saturday and Sunday. We feel low, depressed - can't wait until we get back to work. There's not one of us who has any interest that lies outside of this room. Why? It's not the work that's driving us any more - it's the drug. We proved one thing more about ...
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