Doogie Howser, M.D.

Season 3 Episode 4

It's a Damn Shaman

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Oct 16, 1991 on ABC
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It's a Damn Shaman

The parents of a disabled child stymie Doogie, when they choose their religion and community beliefs over allowing him to walk through an operation. Meanwhile Janine comes up with a solution to her father's rejection of Vinnie; they're going to follow the example of Doogie's parents. She proposes they elope to Vinnie.


Who was the Episode MVP ?

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

Douglas "Doogie" Howser

Lawrence Pressman

Lawrence Pressman

Dr. Benjamin Canfield

Belinda Montgomery

Belinda Montgomery

Katherine O'Brien Howser

James B. Sikking

James B. Sikking

Dr. David Howser

Max Casella

Max Casella

Vinnie Delpino

Lucy Boryer

Lucy Boryer

Janine Stewart

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