Marcus Welby hires brash young Doctor Kiley to assist in his bustling general practice. Among Welby's most pressing cases is a young man suffering from aphasia whose wife is seeking to have him committed to an institution.
Did You Know?
A number of sources erroneously state that the pilot aired under "The Movie of the Week" umbrella on ABC. "Marcus Welby, M.D.: A Matter of Humanities" aired on ABC Wednesday, March 26, 1969 as a 2-hour, stand-alone TV movie special premiere for the series. The first 90-minute TV movie aired under "The Movie of the Week" umbrella was Seven in Darkness
(1969), which premiered Tuesday, September 23, 1969, right before the first episode of "Marcus Welby, M.D." See more