Doogie Howser, M.D.

Season 2 Episode 6

Doogie Sings the Blues

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Oct 17, 1990 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Doogie: We get a lot of homeless people claiming to be other people. Last week a guy came in claiming to be Abraham Lincoln.
      Vinnie: You're kiddin'.
      Doogie: Seriously. He tried to emancipate Raymond three times.

    • Doogie's Journal Entry: October 30, 1990... I guess being a good doctor is like playing the blues... sometimes you just have to improvise.

  • Notes

    • The German episode title is "Otis gibt nicht auf", meaning "Otis Doesn't Give Up".

    • Though credited, Lawrence Pressman, Mitchell Anderson, Kathryn Layng, Lisa Dean Ryan, Lucy Boryer, and James B. Sikking do not appear in this episode.

  • Allusions

    • Episode title: Doogie Sings the Blues
      A play on the title of the 1972 motion picture, Lady Sings the Blues, dramatizing the life of famous blues singer Billie Holiday, as played by Diana Ross.