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Brand New Bag 

Craig has trouble adjusting to life outside of the hospital; Axelrod abruptly walks out while examining a patient with a colostomy bag; Luther faces opposition in his training as ... See full summary »

Director:

Bethany Rooney (as Beth Hillshafer)

Writers:

Mark Tinker (developed by), John Masius (developed by) | 6 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ed Flanders ... Dr. Donald Westphall
William Daniels ... Dr. Mark Craig
Norman Lloyd ... Dr. Daniel Auschlander
Bonnie Bartlett ... Ellen Craig
Ed Begley Jr. ... Dr. Victor Ehrlich
Stephen Furst ... Dr. Elliot Axelrod
Bruce Greenwood ... Dr. Seth Griffin
Eric Laneuville ... Luther Hawkins
Howie Mandel ... Dr. Wayne Fiscus
David Morse ... Dr. Jack Morrison
Cindy Pickett ... Dr. Carol Novino (credit only)
Christina Pickles ... Nurse Helen Rosenthal
Denzel Washington ... Dr. Philip Chandler (credit only)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Corinne Bohrer ... Suzanne McConnell
Susan Cash Susan Cash ... Jogger
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Storyline

Craig has trouble adjusting to life outside of the hospital; Axelrod abruptly walks out while examining a patient with a colostomy bag; Luther faces opposition in his training as physician's assistant; Fiscus and Auschlander go to the home of a dying patient who is being cared for by his estranged daughter. Written by SteveG

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1986 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title comes from the 1965 James Brown song "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag". See more »

Goofs

At approx. 7:16, Elliot gets up to leave the sauna and the boom mic dips down into view. See more »

Connections

Features Wheel of Fortune (1975) See more »

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