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...  Dr. Marcus Welby 170 episodes, 1969-1976
...  Dr. Steven Kiley 170 episodes, 1969-1976
...  Consuelo Lopez 169 episodes, 1969-1976
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and uncaring doctors. Written by Anonymous

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26 March 1969 (USA)  »

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Robert Young, Family Doctor  »

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Season six, episode five, "The Outrage", about a gay child molester, sparked real outrage by gay activists who complained the show was perpetuating antigay stereotypes, which prompted picketing across the country. See more »

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Referenced in Everwood: The Great Doctor Brown (2002) See more »

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A Great Medical Show
23 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

Before there was "St. Elseware","Doogie Howser,M.D.","ER", and "Chicago Hope", there was Marcus Welby,M.D.

It was a TV show from 1969-1976, starring the late Robert Young (Father Knows Best) as a Southern California doctor with Dr. Steven Kiley (James Brolin) with Consuelo the nurse (Elena Verdugo).

It was a TV classic.

I give it *****.


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