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Physician, Murder Thyself 

When top surgeon Dr. Ken Morrisay, who doesn't bother, is the victim of similar morbid 'pranks' as in Boston while in Community General to operate his former teacher Dr. Jeff Everden, ... See full summary »

Writers:

Joyce Burditt (creator), Gerry Conway (teleplay) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Dick Van Dyke ... Dr. Mark Sloan
Victoria Rowell ... Amanda Bentley-Livingston
Charlie Schlatter ... Dr. Jesse Travis
Michael Tucci ... Norman Briggs
Barry Van Dyke ... Steve Sloan
Chad Everett ... Dr. Clayton Andrews
Jack Klugman ... Dr. Jeff Everden
Bernie Kopell ... Dr. Les Franklin
Wayne Rogers ... Dr. Ken Morrisay
Hunter Tylo ... Claire McKenna
Michele Lamar Richards ... Dr. Sally Crawfield
Leslie Charleson ... New Doctor
Stuart Damon ... Dr. Michael
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Storyline

When top surgeon Dr. Ken Morrisay, who doesn't bother, is the victim of similar morbid 'pranks' as in Boston while in Community General to operate his former teacher Dr. Jeff Everden, assisted by rival ex-pupil Dr. Clayton Andrews (a source of pride for Norman), Boston anesthesiologist Dr. Les Franklin, Dr. Sally Crawfield, Mark and Jesse, who gets hit by blood aimed from a riding car at Morrissay, Steve investigates. During the operation, Morrisay gets a fatal heart attack, Andrews saves Everden by stepping in. The car is traced to animal rights activist Claire McKenna. Then Mark notices Morrissay's death was cleverly triggered by toxic levels of organic phosphates, which kicks in too fast to be administered before the operation. Dr. Sally Crawfield turns out to be a closet Animal Crusade member, and has a history with Morrisay, who used lab test animals. Andrews is to get a top post now Morrissay is out of the way, while Franklin's pathologically philandering but filthy rich wife ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Genres:

Crime | Mystery | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 1997 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title is from "Physician, heal thyself" a biblical proverb found in Luke 4:23. See more »

Goofs

When Jesse gets splattered with the blood by the animal rights advocate, he wipes some of the blood off his lips so he doesn't accidentally ingest any of it. He is not "tasting the blood on his hand". No doctor would do this since it exposes him to any number of unknown pathogens. See more »

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