The Fugitive (1963)

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Season 1, Ep 7, Aired 10/29/63
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  • Episode Description
  • A forest fire prevents access to a local hospital. Kimble, now a farm laborer, decides to risk blowing his cover when he elects to help deliver a woman's baby at the labor camp. When the news of Kimble's charitable act is reported to the press, Gerard gets wind of it and believes that Kimble is the unnamed doctor.

  • Cast & Crew
  • David Janssen

    Dr. Richard Kimble

  • Beverly Garland

    Doris Stilwell

  • Barry Morse

    Lt. Philip Gerard

  • Alejandro Rey

    Paco Alvarez

  • William Conrad

    Narrator (uncredited)

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Is there a doctor in the tent?

    By jamoon2006, Mar 11, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Opening Narration: California, the Imperial Valley. Richard Kimble, now wearing the name Joseph Walker. Occupation: farm laborer. The California sun is hot. There is a strange antagonism in the eyes of the other workers. A hatred which he cannot fathom, but one which Richard Kimble tries to ignore in his effort to keep the secret of his identity.

    • Closing Narration: There is no celebration for a fugitive. Richard Kimble moves on, his objective always the same: to find the man who alone can deliver him from execution.

    Notes (1)

    • Location: Hidalgo Grove, Imperial Valley, San Diego County, California. Kimble's Alias: Joseph Walker

    Trivia (1)

    • In this episode we are told that Richard Kimble did his medical internship in New York. But later, in The Survivors, we are told that he interned in Fairgreen, Indiana, where he met his future wife, a nurse named Helen Waverly.

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