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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'The Interns' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'The Interns':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)

September 18, 1970: The Quality Of Mercy
Season 1, episode 1
W: William Blinn   D: Bob Claver

With Diane Baker (Sheila Carmichael), Torin Thatcher (Brother Anselm), Sherry Jackson (Jeri Spencer), Bert Convy (Dave Carmichael).
Dramatic series about a group of youthful doctors facing the professional and personal challenges of a career in medicine. Much of the series' action will take place outside a large metropolitan hospital, dealing with the interns' personal involvements as well as their careers, touching on such matters as drugs, sports and friendships. In the first episode, a wife pleads for the mercy killing of her husband; one of the interns is assigned to the case of a southern-born monk; and a go-go dancer disrupts hospital routine.

September 25, 1970: The Death Wish
Season 1, episode 2
W: William Blinn   D: Allen Reisner

With Jana Taylor (Pam Jarvis), Dabbs Greer (Edgar Jarvis), Jon Lormer (Joey), Barbara Press (Sally Harper), Mary Patton (Louise Jarvis).
While treating a girl patient who is critically ill, Dr. Pooch Hardin refuses to believe warning signs that she is a heroin addict who will stop at nothing to get drugs. She breaks out of the hospital to join a band of fellow drug users.

October 2, 1970: Some Things Don't Change
Season 1, episode 3
W: Larry Brody   D: William Hale

With Christopher Connelly (Joby), Pat Harrington Jr. (Snyder), Skye Aubrey (Hazel), Henry Beckman (Miller), Shelly Morrison (Mrs. Miller).
A man fearful of inheriting a brain disease demands that his girl have an abortion. He then becomes jealous of the doctor and unwittingly endangers the operation.

October 9, 1970: An Afternoon In The Fall
Season 1, episode 4
W: Mark Rodgers   D: Daniel Petrie

With Albert Salmi (Lt. Osland), Peggy McCay (Alice Vaughn), Brooke Bundy (Joy Anderson), William Devane (Hauser), Tom Hallick (Dr. Grant), Jack Garner (Officer Wyman).
Dr. Sam Marsh unwittingly endangers himself and his wife after he saves the life of a woman shot by a homicidal maniac who vows to get his victim at New North Hospital.

October 16, 1970: Eyes Of The Beholder
Season 1, episode 5
W: Skip Webster   D: Ralph Senensky

With Meg Foster (Sharon), Milt Kamen (Harry), Phyllis Love (Louise), Simon Scott (Jim).
Dr. Pettit pretends to be blind to work with a therapy group and finds its morale threatened by a bitter girl.

October 23, 1970: Miss Knock-A-Bout
Season 1, episode 6
W: William Blinn   D: Allen Reisner

With Ned Glass (Joey Turpin), Tom Hallick (Assistant Surgeon), George Grizzard (Dr. Quentin), Bridget Hanley (Sookie Post), John Zaremba (Matthew Pryor), Carl Byrd (Wendell Derr).
A woman clown, injured while entertaining at New North Hospital, sues for $1 million in damages on grounds she has been crippled after surgery by a woman-hating doctor.

October 30, 1970: The Price Of Life
Season 1, episode 7
W: Jack Miller   D: Michael O'Herlihy

With Pete Deuel (Fred Chalmers), Susan O'Connell (Millie Sutton), Bill Hayes (Vern Anderson), Paul Hampton (Mike Durrell), Gene Raymond (Judge Tidings), Patrick Horgan (Byrnes), Bill Quinn (Chairman).
Dr. Goldstone is injured by a man who has been refused life-saving treatment because a kidney machine is not available.

November 6, 1970: The Oath
Season 1, episode 8
W: Howard Dimsdale   D: Jerry Thorpe

With Mills Watson (Carter), Malachi Throne (Lt. Kranz), S. John Launer (Abrams), Elaine Fielding (Nurse), Edith Diaz (Mary).
Dr. Sam March finds it hard to be detached knowing the man he is treating is the assailant who slugged his wife.

November 20, 1970: Act of God
Season 1, episode 9
W: Charles Larson   D: Don McDougall

With Charles Aidman (Dancer), Jane Elliot (Louella), Lane Bradbury (Irene), James W. Gavin (Pilot).
Following an argument with Dr. Goldstone over a dying child, Dr. Pettit has an auto accident involving two critically injured people.

November 27, 1970: Mondays Can Be Fatal
Season 1, episode 10
W: Don Brinkley   D: Marvin Chomsky

With Pamela Susan Shoop (Janet Keller), Ron Rifkin (Ferguson), Sabrina Scharf (Penny Weems), Frank Marth (Lt. Gerber).
Dr. Hardin finds himself suspected of murdering the hostess at a party he can't remember because he was served drugged punch. He's told that the one witness who could back up his story has disappeared.

December 4, 1970: The Fever
Season 1, episode 11
W: Charles Larson   D: Allen Reisner

With Radames Pera (David Walberg), Eduard Franz (Gus Walberg), Viveca Lindfors (Jennie Walberg), Barney Phillips (Dr. Kendrick), S. John Launer (Abrams), John Lupton (Dr. Phelps), Tom Hallick (Dr. Grant), Elaine Fielding (Nurse #1), Linda Dangcil (Nurse #2).
The fear of an epidemic sweeps the city after Dr. Marsh is stricken with bubonic plague while attending a music festival sponsored by Dr. Goldstone's friend.

December 11, 1970: The Prisoner Project
Season 1, episode 12
W: Charles Larson   D: David Lowell Rich

With Walter Anderson (Phil Cornelius), Kaz Garas (Walt Chaucer), Mathias Reitz (Ghest), Geri Reischl (Jane Doe), Mitzi Hoag (Geraldine Clarke), Gordon DeVol (Martin).
While doing research at the state penitentiary, Dr. Greg Pettit gets caught up in a riot led by a badly-scarred killer.

December 18, 1970: Dancy
Season 1, episode 13
W: Barry Oringer   D: Leo Penn

With Georg Sanford Brown (Hamid), William Callaway (Georgie), Noah Keen (Roberts), Christie Matchett (Dancy), John Randolph (Joe Binder), James Wainwright (Reverend), Eric Laneuville (Lewis).
The death of a teenage girl from a drug overdose hits Dr. Marsh so hard he leaves home on a quest for help for his own mental state.

January 1, 1971: Changes
Season 1, episode 14
W: Inez Boyd, Marshall Wilkerson   D: Allen Reisner

With Robert Lansing (Lt. Garner), Billy Dee Williams (Eddie Tate), Maidie Norman (Mrs. Barrin), George Morgan (Beau Brown), Melendy Britt (Rose).
On the eve of a threatened strike at New North Hospital a bomb explodes, injuring Dr. Barrin and forcing Dr. Goldstone to order the evacuation of all patients who can be moved.

January 22, 1971: The Secret
Season 1, episode 15
W: Samuel Roeca   D: Jud Taylor

With Martin Sheen (Beau Denning), Fred Beir (Del Denning), Joe Maross (Lt. Garth), Joan Hotchkis (Mrs. Denning), John McLiam (Father Dooley), Lonny Chapman (Neil McElhenny).
A playboy takes the blame for a fatal hit-run auto crash and Dr. Pettit is the only one who knows that the confessor's brother, a candidate for the Senate, was really responsible.

January 29, 1971: Tasha
Season 1, episode 16
W: Howard Dimsdale   D: Michael Caffey

With Signe Hasso (Tasha), Warren Kemmerling (Dr. Roland), Charlotte Stewart (Eileen).
Puzzled by the illness of a longtime mental patient who refuses to talk, Dr. Pooch Hardin suspects she is just pretending to be insane.

February 5, 1971: Metamorphosis
Season 1, episode 17
W: Jack Miller   D: Allen Reisner

With Lois Nettleton (Jeanne/Jenny Eldridge), Mary Lansing (Miss Evans), Kathy Shawn (Miss Wickes), Lee Anthony (Tom).
A librarian with a startling dual personality has an ardent crush on Dr. Sam Marsh, and when she becomes pregnant he is suspected of being responsible.

February 12, 1971: The Challenger
Season 1, episode 18
W: Don Brinkley   D: Paul Stanley

With Frank Gorshin (Joe Calico), Sheree North (Beth Calico), Edward Faulkner (Dr. Lansing), Robert F. Simon (Julian Beach), Victor Campos (Olson), Virginia Vincent (Bonnie).
After performing an emergency hand amputation on a man trapped in an elevator, Dr. Pettit learns the victim is the world's foremost billiards player.

February 19, 1971: Casualty
Season 1, episode 19
W: William Blinn   D: Richard Donner

With Diana Hyland (Norma Ryan), John Davidson (David Ryan), Pat Harrington Jr. (John Snyder), Elaine Fielding (Nurse).
A woman author writing a book about the hospital astonishes everyone with her callous attitude when she learns her brother has leukemia.

February 26, 1971: Heart Trouble
Season 1, episode 20

With Meredith MacRae (Vicki), Peter Haskell (Ben Bohannan), Elaine Fielding (Jeri), Kathleen Hughes (Miss Manning), David Sachs (Dr. Cherry).
An ambitious executive gets jealous of his pregnant wife and Dr. Sam Marsh and files suit for divorce. Marsh's wife takes on the task of making the man realize his jealousy has no foundation.

March 5, 1971: The Guardian
Season 1, episode 21

With Lew Ayres (Dr. Holt), Shelley Fabares (Catherine), Rafael Campos (Chico Ruiz), Gilbert Green (Rollins), Paula Victor (Mrs. Redding), Ned Wertimer (Hunter).
A famed heart specialist antagonizes the interns with his by-the-book approach, and stirs resentment at the hospital when he's rumored as the successor to ailing Dr. Goldstone.

March 12, 1971: The Manly Art
Season 1, episode 22

With Ron O'Neal (Buzz Pollack), Janet McLachlan (Marsha Pollack), Jackie Coogan (Homer Wayne).
When a veteran boxer stages a surprising comeback, his longtime friend Dr. Barrin suspects the fighter's handlers are dosing him with stimulants.

March 19, 1971: Castle Of The Lion
Season 1, episode 23
W: Lester Pine, Tina Pine   D: Marvin Chomsky

With Radames Pera, Pat Carroll (Maria), Janet Margolin (Rose), James Luisi (Nick), Harold J. Stone (Uncle Victor), Ed Gilbert (Dr. Tuttle).
An Italian mother tries to give her life to save her critically ill daughter by donating a kidney.

March 26, 1971: The Choice
Season 1, episode 24
W: Charles Larson, Elinor Karpf   D: David Lowell Rich

With Daniel J. Travanti (Harry Random), Isabel Sanford (Dr. Hearn), Dub Taylor (Pitts), Virginia Gregg (Mrs. Tebbetts), Hal Lynch (Trellas), Charles Lampkin (Judge Davidson), Susan Batson (Hollie).
Dr. Lydia Thorpe finds herself torn by a choice between her career and marriage when her fiancee asks her to give up medicine just as she undertakes a heavy workload at a ghetto clinic. (Last show of the series.)


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