Ben Casey

Season 1 Episode 1

To The Pure

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Oct 02, 1961 on ABC
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Dr. Ben Casey is at odds with the medical board at his hospital, particularly Dr. Zorba and Dr. Jensen, because of his manner toward interns. Under a reprimand, Casey tries to persuade the board to approve neurosurgery on nine-year-old Pete Salazar.

After the first of three operations on the boy, Casey is accidentally jabbed with a needle while administering a rabies test to a female patient. During his thirty-day wait for a life-or-death prognosis, he is given permission to resume the surgery.moreless

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