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The Blair Nurse Project 

When a filmmaker begins using Community General Hospital as the location for an eerie documentary, Dr. Sloan discovers it may be haunted.


Barry Van Dyke


Joyce Burditt (creator), Carey Van Dyke | 1 more credit »


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Episode complete credited cast:
Dick Van Dyke ... Dr. Mark Sloan
Victoria Rowell ... Amanda Bentley-Livingston
Charlie Schlatter ... Dr. Jesse Travis
Barry Van Dyke ... Steve Sloan
Gloria LeRoy Gloria LeRoy ... Christine Wilson (as Gloria Le Roy)
Eric Pierpoint ... Dr. Don Matthews
Charles Tyner ... Harry Clark
Josh Roman ... Scott
Carey Van Dyke ... Craig Wilson
Shane Van Dyke Shane Van Dyke ... Alex Smith
Taryn Van Dyke Taryn Van Dyke ... Missy
Wes Van Dyke Wes Van Dyke ... Wes
Concetta D'Agnese Concetta D'Agnese ... Marie (as Connie Danese)
Lynda Robertson Lynda Robertson ... Young Female Intern


A group of film school students convince med student Alex Smith, a friend of director Craig Wilson, to give them access to Community General's old basement for a movie about a local ghost story in time for its 25th anniversary, the disappearance of nurse Blair Lawson, who had left a child behind. To their own surprise, the psychotronic 'ghost detector' and the Luminol they brought for a self-planted blood splat find an apparently real one. When they return there another day, they experience something unexpected, and one of them gets a mild electrical shock. When Dr. Don Matthews hears about it, he insists Mark put an end to the unauthorized filming. A weird seance medium suggests Blair got a fatal blow on the head. Craig subsequently gets knocked down on the head from behind, and remembers an unusual smell there. After the film team bails on Craig, he tells Mark his real connection with Blair, the reason why he is trying to solve her alleged murder, inspiring Mark to come up with an ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Crime | Drama | Mystery







Release Date:

11 May 2001 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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The Blair Nurse Project was directed by Barry Van Dyke, and featured his four children, Carey, Shane, Taryn, and Wes. See more »


The flames are clearly seen going under the closet door when fire is first lit. See more »


Craig Wilson: [Last lines] Goodbye, mom.
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References The Blair Witch Project (1999) See more »

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You could believe the show was not renewed based on this episode, but that was not the case...
21 May 2018 | by tles7See all my reviews

I doubt that the cast knew the show was cancelled during filming as they usually found out yearly at the last minute. This episode surely was bad enough to kill a series. It would have been nice if they had a real finale of some sort.

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