Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)
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The Patient in Spite of Himself 

Doogie has to learn how it feels to be a patient. So he is admitted, given some props to simulate elder difficulties, and is subjected to the same treatment and experiences as his patients.

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Dr. Doogie Howser
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Vinnie Delpino
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Katherine Howser
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Dr. Benjamin Canfield
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Nurse Curly Spaulding (credit only)
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Raymond Alexander
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Dr. David Howser (as James B. Sikking) (credit only)
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Mrs. Mickling
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Bride's Father
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Groom
Lisa Diana Shapiro ...
Bride's Friend
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Karen
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Dr. Spencer (as Maggie Jakobson)
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Doogie has to learn how it feels to be a patient. So he is admitted, given some props to simulate elder difficulties, and is subjected to the same treatment and experiences as his patients.

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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21 October 1992 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Goofs

In the episode before this one(#4.4), Doogie has moved out, but at the end of this episode, as he is preparing to type on his computer, he is in his bedroom at his parents' house. See more »

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Coconut
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Performed by Harry Nilsson
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