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"Quincy M.E." New Blood (1980)

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Original Air Date:
28 February 1980 (Season 5, Episode 18)
Quincy is forced to go vacation by Asten and is replaced by a pretty young pathologist named Jerri McCraken... See more » | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Jack Klugman ... Dr. R. Quincy, M.E.
Garry Walberg ... Lt. Frank Monahan
John S. Ragin ... Dr. Robert Asten

Val Bisoglio ... Danny Tovo

Robert Ito ... Sam Fujiyama
Joseph Roman ... Sgt. Brill
Beverly Adams ... Dr. Jerri McCracken (as Beverly Sassoon)
Gloria Manon ... Carolyn Hughes

James T. Callahan ... City Councilman Lawrence Bridges (as James Callahan)

Jane Wyatt ... Mrs. Bridges
John Elerick ... Mr. Fenner
John C. Garrett ... Mr. Davila (as John Garrett)
Marc Scott Taylor ... Marc
Eddie Garrett ... Ed
John Nolan ... Bartender

Dennis Haysbert ... Fred - Lab Assistant
Bob Larkin ... Janitor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Virgo ... Pete - Guard (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
John Peyser 
Writing credits
Jeri Taylor (written by)

Glen A. Larson  created by &
Lou Shaw  creator

Produced by
Lester Wm. Berke .... producer (as Lester William Berke)
William Cairncross .... producer (as William O. Carincross)
Robert A. Cinader .... executive producer (as R.A. Cinader)
Maurice Klugman .... associate producer
Richard E. Rabjohn .... associate producer
Original Music by
Bob Alcivar 
Cinematography by
Alric Edens (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jeanene Ambler 
Neil MacDonald 
Art Direction by
Ira Diamond 
Set Decoration by
Morris Hoffman  (as Morey Hoffman)
Costume Design by
Yvonne Wood 
Production Management
Bud Brill .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Samuelson .... first assistant director
Robert Villar .... second assistant director
Sound Department
John R. McDonald .... sound
Clive Smith .... sound effects editor
Casting Department
Joe Reich .... casting
Music Department
Gene L. Gillette .... music editor
Glen A. Larson .... composer: theme music
Stu Phillips .... composer: theme music
Transportation Department
Dennis Janovici .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Other crew
Sam Egan .... executive story consultant
Victor J. Rosen .... technical advisor (as Victor J. Rosen M.D.)
Marc Scott Taylor .... technical advisor

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Glen A. Larson  creator
Lou Shaw  creator

Makeup Department
Marina Hart .... key hair stylist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Slosser .... second assistant director
Candace Suerstedt .... second assistant director (1978)
Lou Watt .... assistant director
Sound Department
Laurence Abrams .... boom operator (1983)
Barney Cabral .... sound effects editor
John R. MacDonald .... sound
Roydon Clark .... stunt coordinator (2 seasons)
Gary Downey .... stunts
Dick Durock .... stunts
Harold 'Hal' Frizzell .... stunts
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunts
Gene LeBell .... stunts
Dennis Madalone .... stunts
George Sawaya .... stunt coordinator
Rick Sawaya .... assistant stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Howard Block .... camera operator
Joe Kelly .... grip
Sherman Kunkel .... camera operator
Michael R. Marquette .... assistant camera
Doug Mathias .... gaffer (1977)
Reggie Newkirk .... key first assistant camera
Other crew
Scott Aguilar .... medical consultant
Jeff Freilich .... executive story consultant
David Jacobs .... story editor (1979) (as David Michael Jacobs)
Art Scholl .... pilot (1980)
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

60 min
Aspect Ratio:
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Spin-Off?, 16 July 2008
Author: SteveGreen from United Kingdom

"New Blood" is a curious episode. Although it's not a end-of-season show, it has the air of Star Trek's "Assignment: Earth" in as much as it sets up an entirely separate TV premise (much as Gene Roddenberry - faced with the imminent cancellation of Trek two seasons in - came up with the character of intergalactic spy "Gary Seven"). Meanwhile, Klugman's Quincy is almost entirely irrelevant and just mumbles from the sidelines. Something similar was tried on "Ironside", but the spin-off didn't spin far. Were the producers hoping to launch an entirely new show here, or was JK taking a few days off? If the latter, they missed the chance to get an intelligent female pathologist on screen 20 years before CSI.

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