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Dr. Kildare(TV show/series, 1961-1966)

1h per episode | Genre: Drama

Scripted Reality in 5 seasons with 191 episodes

Dr. KildareRating: 2.7/5 (with 8 votes) 8
Dr. Kildare is an NBC medical drama television series which originally ran from September 28, 1961, until August 30, 1966, for a total of 191 episodes over five seasons. Produced by MGM Television, it was based on fictional doctor characters originally created by author Max Brand in the 1930s and previously used by MGM in a popular film series and radio drama. The TV series quickly achieved success and made a star of Richard Chamberlain, who played the title role. Dr. Kildare (along with an ABC medical drama, Ben Casey, which premiered at the same time) inspired or influenced many later TV shows dealing with the medical field. Dr. Kildare aired on NBC affiliate stations on Thursday nights at 8:30–9:30 p.m. until September 1965, when the timeslot was changed to Monday and Tuesday nights at 8:30–9:00 p.m. through the end of the show's run. ()
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About Dr. Kildare

The story of a young intern in a large metropolitan hospital trying to learn his profession, deal with the problems of his patients, and win the respect of the senior doctor in his specialty, internal medicine.

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Dr. Kildare 1961 - 1966 Opening and Closing Theme(Opening Credits, 2:22)

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Dr. Kildare Seasons and Episodes

09/13/1965Season 5 - 58 episodes
#1 | 09/13/1965Behold the Great Man (1)
#2 | 09/14/1965A Life for Life (2)
#3 | 09/20/1965Web of Hate (3)
#4 | 09/21/1965Horizontal Hero (4)
#5 | 09/27/1965The Bell in the Schoolhouse Tolls for Thee (1)
#6 | 09/28/1965Life in the Dance Hall: F-U-N (2)
#7 | 10/05/1965Some Doors are Slamming (3)
#8 | 10/11/1965Enough La Boheme for Everybody (4)
#9 | 10/12/1965Now: the Mummy (5)
#10 | 10/18/1965A Pyrotechnic Display (6)
#11 | 10/19/1965With Helfire and Thunder (1)
#12 | 10/25/1965Daily Flights to Olympus (2)
#13 | 10/26/1965The Life Machine (1)
#14 | 11/01/1965Toast the Golden Couple (2)
#15 | 11/02/1965Wives and Losers (3)
#16 | 11/08/1965Welcome Home, Dear Anna (4)
#17 | 11/09/1965A Little Child Shall Lead Them (5)
#18 | 11/15/1965Hour of Decision (6)
#19 | 11/16/1965Aftermath (7)
#20 | 11/22/1965Fathers and Daughters (1)
Sister Benjamin is forced to give up her missionary work when she's stricken with leukemia, an illness she hides from her father.
#21 | 11/23/1965A Gift of Love (2)
#22 | 11/29/1965The Tent-Dwellers (3)
Joe Quinlan becomes the talk of Blair Hospital when he slips out of his sick bed to hustle a wealthy patient in a pool game.
#23 | 11/30/1965Going Home (4)
Despite a serious heart ailment, Joe Quinlan competes in a strenuous pool tournament to win the money for his daughter's hospital bill.
#24 | 12/06/1965Something Old, Something New (1)
#25 | 12/07/1965To Visit One More Spring (2)
#26 | 12/13/1965From Nigeria with Love (1)
#27 | 12/14/1965In Roman Candel's Bright Glare (2)
#28 | 12/20/1965When Shadows Fall (3)
#29 | 12/21/1965With This Ring (4)
#30 | 12/27/1965Perfect is too Hard to Be (1)
#31 | 12/28/1965Duet for One Hand (2)
Gillespie is impressed with intern Jessie Martel's handling of patient Frederic Foray, a temperamental pianist whose career is threatened by Parkinson's disease.
#32 | 01/03/1966The Atheist and the True Believer (1)
Dr. Gillepsie expects fireworks: Attorney Justin Post, an outspoken atheist, will be visiting the hospital at the same time as evangelist Andrew Webb.
#33 | 01/04/1966A Quick Look at Glory (2)
A reporter tricks Andrew Webb into implying that Justin Post's heart attack may have been divine punishment.
#34 | 01/10/1966A Sort of Falling in Love (3)
Amy Post seeks a medical explanation for her father's abrupt conversion from atheism to religion after his near brush with death.
#35 | 01/11/1966The Last to Believe in Miracles (4)
Amy Post learns that her father wants to join Dr. Webb in his evangelistic crusade.
#36 | 01/17/1966The Next Thing to Murder (5)
Dr. Kildare feels that he must prevent Justin Post from making a television appearance. He plans to do it by declaring the former atheist mentally incompetent.
#37 | 01/18/1966Never So Happy (6)
Justin Post is determined to appear on television with evangelist Andrew Webb despite the danger to himself and the effect of his actions on his daughter.
#38 | 01/24/1966A Cry from the Street (1)
#39 | 01/25/1966Gratitude Won't Pay the Bills (2)
#40 | 01/31/1966Adrift in a Sea of Confusion (3)
#41 | 02/01/1966These Hands That Heal (4)
#42 | 02/07/1966Few Hearts, Few Flowers (1)
#43 | 02/08/1966Some Tales for Halloween (2)
#44 | 02/14/1966I Can Hear the Ice Melting (3)
#45 | 02/15/1966No Other Road (4)
#46 | 02/21/1966The Encroachment (1)
#47 | 02/22/1966A Patient Lost (2)
#48 | 02/28/1966What Happened to All the Sunshine and Roses? (3)
#49 | 03/07/1966The Taste of Crow (4)
#50 | 03/08/1966Out of a Concrete Tower (5)
#51 | 03/14/1966The Art Of Taking A Powder
#52 | 03/15/1966Read The Book,Then See The Picture (2)
#53 | 03/21/1966A Sometimes Distant Spring (1)
#54 | 03/22/1966Travel a Crooked Road (2)
#55 | 03/28/1966Mercy Or Murder (1)
#56 | 03/29/1966A Strange Sort of Accident (2)
#57 | 04/04/1966New Doctor in Town (3)
#58 | 04/05/1966Reckoning (4)
09/24/1964Season 4 - 32 episodes
09/26/1963Season 3 - 34 episodes
09/27/1962Season 2 - 34 episodes
09/28/1961Season 1 - 33 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 5 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Italian (IT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 09/27/1961
Last episode released on: 04/05/1966
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:1173, Added: 05/11/2018, Last updated: 02/22/2024