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Episode Guide

    • Tyger Tyger (2)
      Tyger Tyger (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      1/23/64
      9.5

      Dr. Kildare finds himself falling in love with his epileptic patient. But she continues to ignore all his warnings...

    • Tyger Tyger (1)
      Tyger Tyger (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      1/16/64
      9.5

      Pat is determined to become the very best surfer in her beach-loving crowd, but Dr. Gillespie diagnoses her with epilepsy. She is warned not to surf or drive a car, but she ignores all warnings and keeps sneaking off to the beach to "catch the big wave".

    • The Search
      The Search
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      2/1/62
      9.0
      Kildare and Dr. Anthony Tredman race against time to prevent a mass outbreak of food poisoning.
    • The Patient
      The Patient
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/23/61
      8.8

      Dr. Kildare trips over a cart at work and hurts his back. He gets hospitalized in Blair in a ward with several different characters. He slowly becomes friends with them all and is able to give advice on their problems.

    • The Chemistry Of Anger
      The Chemistry Of Anger
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      4/26/62
      8.8
      Kildare clashes with his brilliant---but ruthless---mentor, Dr. Nicholas Keefe.
    • Admitting Service
      Admitting Service
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      11/2/61
      8.7
      Louis Parker, who suffered a fainting spell in a taxicab, is given a quick examination by Dr. Toby Cunningham and released. Later, Parker dies - and his family threatens to sue for malpractice.
    • The Road To The Heart
      The Road To The Heart
      Season 1 - Episode 32
      5/17/62
      8.7
      A deaf boy's overprotective mother refuses to allow an operation that may restore her son's hearing.
    • The Horn Of Plenty
      The Horn Of Plenty
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      4/19/62
      8.7
      Kildare comes under fire when he refuses to give preferential treatment to wealthy George Prentiss.
    • Holiday Weekend
      Holiday Weekend
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      11/16/61
      8.5
      An intern at Blair hospital is near death after a Thanksgiving day car accident.
    • A Few Hearts, Few Flowers (1)
      A Few Hearts, Few Flowers (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 42
      2/7/66
      8.5
      Author Damon West attempts suicide; a diabetic is about to have a baby her husband doesn't want.
    • Shining Image
      Shining Image
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      10/12/61
      8.4
      Julie Lawler, a beautiful and fun-loving young woman, suffers a sudden respiratory attack and is brought to Blair Hospital.
    • Operation Lazarus
      Operation Lazarus
      Season 1 - Episode 33
      5/24/62
      8.4

      Visiting the state mental hospital, Kildare recognizes one of the patients as a leading bone specialist.

    • The Oracle
      The Oracle
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      12/19/63
      8.4

      Two very different women - a Pulitzer Prize columnist and a teen-age mother-to be - are both diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and provide Kildare and Gillespie with a study in reactions to serious illness.

    • The Witch Doctor
      The Witch Doctor
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      3/8/62
      8.4
      Kildare and Gillespie struggle to free a critically ill young woman from the clutches of a quack doctor.
    • A Distant Thunder
      A Distant Thunder
      Season 1 - Episode 31
      5/10/62
      8.4

      The gala atmosphere of an amusement park is disturbed by the stumbling, distracted behaviour of an elderly man suffering from malnutrition - who transpires to be Lt. Gen. John Sparrow of the U.S. Army, a war hero.

    • Immunity
      Immunity
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      10/5/61
      8.3

      Kildare acts to prevent a smallpox epidemic after an elderly Polish immigrant is found to be suffering from the disease.

    • The Adminstrator
      The Adminstrator
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      1/11/62
      8.3
      A fight ensues when a hospital administrator fires a city appointee.
    • If You Can't Believe The Truth
      If You Can't Believe The Truth
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/10/63
      8.3

      Judy Gail, a flighty Southern belle, took up nursing to snag a rich husband. Will Kildare teach her a more responsible attitude?

    • Four Feet In The Morning
      Four Feet In The Morning
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/21/63
      8.2
      A young, unwed mother-to-be, under observation at Blair Hospital, exhibits symptoms of a severe emotional disturbance.
    • The Stepping Stone
      The Stepping Stone
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      2/22/62
      8.2
      A poverty-stricken medical research pioneer is thrust back into the public eye after being admitted to Blair.
    • My Brother, The Doctor
      My Brother, The Doctor
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      1/4/62
      8.2
      In a sudden turnabout, intern Simon Agurski refuses to let his brother continue supporting him.
    • The Lonely Ones
      The Lonely Ones
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      11/9/61
      8.2

      Kildare is given a weekend off to go home to his parents. On the way there, he is required to treat a young woman who has taken a drug overdose at a small motel. Later, he is alarmed to discover that his old boyhood friend Harry is newly engaged to the same girl.

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    • Oh My Daughter
      Oh My Daughter
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      1/25/62
      8.1

      After his daughter has attempted suicide, Dr. Gillespie and a psychiatrist try to determine the reason for her hysterical reaction to the news that she is pregnant.

    • To Walk In Grace
      To Walk In Grace
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      2/13/64
      8.1

      Kildare experiences a growing respect and affection for an attractive novelist researching a book at Blair. But he discovers that she is, unknowingly, herself ill.

    • Johnny Temple
      Johnny Temple
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      12/28/61
      8.0

      Johnny Temple is a mentally-disturbed teenager, fixated on knives. He is stabbed in a rumble and admitted to Blair. He plays nasty mind games with everyone and is mean and threatening to other patients. His father is a big, caustic obnoxious man who refuses when Kildare and Gillespie want to have Johnny committed to a psychiatric hospital.

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    • Twenty-Four Hours
      Twenty-Four Hours
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/28/61
      8.0
      Dr. Kildare is trying to win a residency under Dr. Gillespie and hopes to impress the consultant with his handling of an alcoholic patient.
    • One For The Road
      One For The Road
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      4/12/62
      8.0

      Dr. Paul Probeck, a recovering alcoholic, starts a rehabilitation program at Blair Hospital.

    • Something Of Importance
      Something Of Importance
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      5/3/62
      8.0
      Kildare joins Dr. Charles Hodiak in a race against a rival team to find a cure for a rare blood disease.
    • The Bronc Buster
      The Bronc Buster
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      3/1/62
      8.0
      Kildare tries to help his rowdy cousin adjust to urban life---and overcome a potentially disabling case of arthritis.
    • Aftermath (7)
      Aftermath (7)
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      11/16/65
      8.0
      The patients who have been accepted for kidney-machine treatment are announced.
    • A Journey To The Sunrise
      A Journey To The Sunrise
      Season 4 - Episode 27
      4/1/65
      8.0
      Brought to Blair in obvious agony, Graham Lanier refuses to divulge anything about himself---or to take drugs to relieve his pain.
    • Hit And Run
      Hit And Run
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      12/14/61
      8.0

      Fred Carroll, a widower, becomes extremely protective of his son after a hit and run accident - which creates problems for Kildare.

    • For The Living
      For The Living
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/30/61
      8.0
      It's been ten days since Ben Rainey suffered a head injury and went into a coma, and Dr. Gillespie says there's little chance that he'll regain consciousness. But Rainey's wife Pamela is sure he is improving - and insists on taking him home.
    • Solomon's Choice
      Solomon's Choice
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      3/29/62
      7.9
      Kildare's tour of duty in the obstetrics ward is complicated by two women with very different attitudes toward their babies.
    • The Dragon
      The Dragon
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      2/15/62
      7.9

      The head nurse, Beatrice Fain, is unexpectedly confronted by the shiftless husband who deserted her 17 years earlier. At the same time, Kildare tries to protect a naive young nurse from the manipulations of an opportunistic doctor.

    • Season To Be Jolly
      Season To Be Jolly
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      12/21/61
      7.9
      During the Christmas holiday, a modern-day Scrooge is brought to Blair after losing a bout with the bottle.
    • The Burning Sky
      The Burning Sky
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      10/4/62
      7.8

      Medical student Mark Hadley finds the pressure of treating forest-fire victims damaging to his self-esteem.

    • The Mask Makers
      The Mask Makers
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/18/62
      7.8

      Evie is used to jokes about her big, odd-shaped nose and is nervous when Kildare convinces her to have plastic surgery to remedy the situation. After surgery, she cannot get accustomed to having a normal-looking face and her relationship with her boyfriend seems imperilled.

    • A Very Present Help
      A Very Present Help
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      4/5/62
      7.8

      A nun is admitted to Blair with gallstones and needs an operation. She involves herself in the lives and problems of other patients and tries to help them. Kildare is at first irritated by what he sees as her interference, but comes to realise that she's helpful to him.

    • Why Won't Anybody Listen?
      Why Won't Anybody Listen?
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      2/27/64
      7.8
      A distraught old man plots a sinister revenge when he hears laughter in the halls of Blair Hospital after his granddaughter dies.
    • Toast the Golden Couple (2)
      Toast the Golden Couple (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      11/1/65
      7.8
      Only four patients can receive the new kidney treatment---and it appears that Kildare's friend may have unfair advantage.
    • The Life Machine (1)
      The Life Machine (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      10/26/65
      7.8
      The hospital gets a new artificial kidney machine, but only a few patients will be chosen to use it.
    • Wives and Losers (3)
      Wives and Losers (3)
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      11/2/65
      7.8
      The committee selecting candidates for kidney-machine treatment rules out patients unproductive in society.
    • Hour of Decision (6)
      Hour of Decision (6)
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      11/15/65
      7.8
      The selection committee begins its final deliberations.
    • A Little Child Shall Lead Them (5)
      A Little Child Shall Lead Them (5)
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      11/9/65
      7.8
      Steve Perrona tries to bribe Gillespie; despondent Fred Kirsh gets a surprise visitor.
    • The Glory Hunter
      The Glory Hunter
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      2/8/62
      7.7

      Dr. Stewart's fundraising efforts are hampered by a reporter out to denigrate him. But is the reporter just out to make himself famous, or could he be right about the doctor?

    • Never Is A Long Day
      Never Is A Long Day
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      12/31/64
      7.6
      Although pathologist Max Jurgens is known as the "Iron Chancellor" to the hospital staff, to his too dependent wife he's all loving tenderness. Now Jurgens is dying and he doesn't know how to prepare her for life without him.
    • Winter Harvest
      Winter Harvest
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/19/61
      7.5

      Is it time for the brilliant but now-elderly Dr. Dubro to retire? Dr. Gillespie must decide on how frank he should be with his old friend.

    • Web Of Hate (3)
      Web Of Hate (3)
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      9/20/65
      7.5
      Dr. Becker is determined to get back at Kildare for thwarting his suicide attempt.
    • Horizontal Hero (4)
      Horizontal Hero (4)
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      9/21/65
      7.5
      Though partially paralyzed, Dr. Becker agrees to operate on the man responsible for his injuries.
    • Behold The Great Man (1)
      Behold The Great Man (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      9/13/65
      7.5

      Dr. Maxwell Becker is a highly esteemed physician - and also arrogant, egocentric and cruel to his long-suffering wife. When Kildare questions his judgment, sparks fly.

    • A Life For Life (2)
      A Life For Life (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      9/14/65
      7.5
      After a serious auto accident, Dr. Becker is put in Kildare's care.
    • Welcome Home, Dear Anna (4)
      Welcome Home, Dear Anna (4)
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      11/8/65
      7.5

      Steve Perrona is stunned when his wife tells him she wants their son put in a foster home.

    • The Bell In The Schoolhouse Tolls For Thee (1)
      9/27/65
      7.5

      Kildare embarks on his first teaching assignment - he is to supervise the training of three third-year medical students.

    • A Pyrotechnic Display (6)
      A Pyrotechnic Display (6)
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      10/18/65
      7.5
      After her young patient dies, Dr. Warren resolves to give up medicine.
    • Enough La Boheme For Everybody (4)
      10/11/65
      7.5
      The wife of a medical student asks Kildare to let her husband off duty to attend a party.
    • Some Doors Are Slamming (3)
      Some Doors Are Slamming (3)
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      10/5/65
      7.5
      Gillespie's intervention in the training of Kildare's students results in a clash between the doctors.
    • Now: The Mummy (5)
      Now: The Mummy (5)
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      10/12/65
      7.5
      Fellow student Rudy Devereux organizes a protest against the ouster of Kildare's teaching assistant.
    • Hand That Hurts, Hand That Heals
      Hand That Hurts, Hand That Heals
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/8/64
      7.5
      Eight physicians and a psychiatrist have failed to diagnose Joan Cartwright's illness, so she's not very enthusiastic about letting Kildare have a try.
    • Second Chance
      Second Chance
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      12/7/61
      7.3
      A promising surgeon suffers an incurable creeping paralysis.
    • Travel A Crooked Road (2)
      Travel A Crooked Road (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 54
      3/22/66
      7.3
      Claire Hanson learns that her husband, earlier reported missing in Vietnam, will be coming home.
    • New Doctor In Town (3)
      New Doctor In Town (3)
      Season 5 - Episode 57
      4/4/66
      7.3
      Dr. Brill gives up his residency at Blair for a small-town general practice.
    • A Sometimes Distant Spring (1)
      A Sometimes Distant Spring (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 53
      3/21/66
      7.3
      Nurse Claire Hanson must decide whether to risk surgery for her heart condition.
    • Mercy Or Murder (1)
      Mercy Or Murder (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 55
      3/28/66
      7.3
      On a TV panel show, Kildare and Dr. Brill start a controversy about abortion laws.
    • A Strange Sort Of Accident (2)
      A Strange Sort Of Accident (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 56
      3/29/66
      7.3
      Kildare is accused of telling the police about Brill's involvement in an illegal abortion.
    • Rome Will Never Leave You (3)
      Rome Will Never Leave You (3)
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      11/26/64
      7.3
      Their visit to Rome ending, Kildare and Gillespie seek answers to their romantic dilemmas.
    • Man Is A Rock
      Man Is A Rock
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/24/64
      7.3

      Franklin Gaer, a hard-driving businessman, refuses to slow down or amend his self-destructive life-style - despite a threatening heart condition.

    • The Pack Rat and Prima Donna
      The Pack Rat and Prima Donna
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/28/63
      7.3

      Helping to dispose of old hospital supplies, Kildare learns that Nurse Munson doesn't want to get rid of anything, whilst Dr. Judge would gladly junk what he calls "medieval relics" in favour of more modern equipment.

    • Rome Will Never Leave You (1)
      Rome Will Never Leave You (1)
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/12/64
      7.3
      Kildare accompanies Gillespie on a research trip to Rome.
    • Rome Will Never Leave You (2)
      Rome Will Never Leave You (2)
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/19/64
      7.3
      In Rome, Kildare falls for an Italian noblewoman --- and Gillespie tries to rekindle a wartime romance.
    • Ship's Doctor
      Ship's Doctor
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      4/18/63
      7.3
      On a luxury cruise, Dr. Gillespie hides the fact that he is a physician in order to avoid being pestered for free advice - and the ship's doctor thinks that he's on board to investigate his huge expense account.
    • Reckoning (4)
      Reckoning (4)
      Season 5 - Episode 58
      4/5/66
      7.2
      Kildare pays a surprise visit to the Rev. Jack Elder.
    • The Roaring Boy-O
      The Roaring Boy-O
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      3/15/62
      7.2

      Irish poet Johnny McHenry has become an alcoholic, and it looks as if his girlfriend Sally is headed the same way. The prognosis is not good for the has-been poet, but can Sally be saved from a similar fate?

    • The Million Dollar Property
      The Million Dollar Property
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/26/61
      7.1
      There's excitement around Blair Hospital when actress Kathy Steffens is admitted as a patient, but Kildare is not among her fans. He particularly dislikes Kathy's visitors - a clan of Hollywood cut-ups who call themselves the Pride of Lions.
    • Gravida One
      Gravida One
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/27/62
      7.0

      Doris Manning, no longer a young woman, is due to give birth to her first child. She needs all the emotional support Kildare and the others can give her.

    • Out of a Concrete Tower (5)
      Out of a Concrete Tower (5)
      Season 5 - Episode 50
      3/8/66
      7.0
      Dr. Orloff, a victim of a ballooning artery, endangers his life by heatedly arguing with Dr. Noyes.
    • Life In The Dance Hall: F-U-N (2)
      Life In The Dance Hall: F-U-N (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      9/28/65
      7.0
      While becoming more closely involved in the problems of his three medical proteges, Kildare gains the hostility of his own teaching assistant.
    • With This Ring (4)
      With This Ring (4)
      Season 5 - Episode 29
      12/21/65
      7.0
      The discovery of malignant tissue casts a dark shadow on Holman's future.
    • A Cry From The Street (1)
      A Cry From The Street (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 38
      1/24/66
      7.0
      An emergency call for doctors results in a reunion between Kildare and Dr. Lou Rush.
    • The Middle Of Ernie Mann
      The Middle Of Ernie Mann
      Season 3 - Episode 31
      4/30/64
      7.0
      With the championship at stake, a professional boxer tries to conceal his steadily worsening abdominal pains.
    • Sense Of Tempo
      Sense Of Tempo
      Season 3 - Episode 32
      5/7/64
      7.0

      Why does Justin Fitzgibbons, a brilliant but eccentric writer, insist that he'll be dead within a week? He seems to be in the best of health...

    • Speak Not In Angry Whispers
      Speak Not In Angry Whispers
      Season 3 - Episode 33
      5/14/64
      7.0

      Hildy Pochek, who suffers from an acute hypersensitivity to sound, is reconciled, albeit with difficulty, with her estranged husband when she comes to believe that she is dying.

    • Gratitude Won't Pay The Bills (2)
      Gratitude Won't Pay The Bills (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 39
      1/25/66
      7.0
      Irene Rush asks Kildare to help persuade her brother to give up his practice in the slums for a well-paying specialty.
    • Adrift In A Sea Of Confusion (3)
      Adrift In A Sea Of Confusion (3)
      Season 5 - Episode 40
      1/31/66
      7.0
      Jerry Rush refuses to return home with his brother and sister.
    • The Art Of Taking A Powder
      The Art Of Taking A Powder
      Season 5 - Episode 51
      3/14/66
      7.0

      Aspiring actor Richard Rossi returns home to see his dying father.

    • Night Of The Beast
      Night Of The Beast
      Season 3 - Episode 30
      4/23/64
      7.0
      Jeanne Sawyer has taken an overdose of narcotics, but the beach bum who brought her to Blair General refuses to give Kildare any information - and then tries to run him down with his car.
    • A Nickel's Worth Of Prayer
      A Nickel's Worth Of Prayer
      Season 3 - Episode 29
      4/16/64
      7.0
      Cancer is not a new enemy to elderly janitor Joe Hogan, he's been undergoing treatment for some time - but now he's determined he won't submit to another operation.
    • The Child Between
      The Child Between
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      3/5/64
      7.0
      Kildare suspects there's a connection between a teenage diabetic's neglect of his health and his attitude toward his divorced parents.
    • Something Old, Something New (1)
      Something Old, Something New (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      12/6/65
      7.0
      Emily Field holds her daughter's boy friend responsible for the girl's injuries in an auto accident.
    • A Hundred Million Tomorrows
      A Hundred Million Tomorrows
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      3/12/64
      7.0
      An executive's heart attack forces him to take a closer look at his life.
    • Tomorrow Is A Fickle Girl
      Tomorrow Is A Fickle Girl
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      3/19/64
      7.0
      Cardiac patient Carlos Mendoza uses his extensive medical knowledge to set up his own practice---without a license.
    • To Visit One More Spring (2)
      To Visit One More Spring (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      12/7/65
      7.0
      Despondent Rachel Field refuses to undergo treatment that will prolong her life.
    • In Roman Candle's Bright Glare (2)
      In Roman Candle's Bright Glare (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 27
      12/14/65
      7.0
      Kildare fears that Holman may have a relapse unless he can keep the unruly patient quiet.
    • Quid Pro Quo
      Quid Pro Quo
      Season 3 - Episode 26
      3/26/64
      7.0
      Kildare clashes with two interns---Tomlinson, a dedicated man with limited abilities, and Devereaux, his brilliant but flippant roommate.
    • An Ungodly Act
      An Ungodly Act
      Season 3 - Episode 28
      4/9/64
      7.0

      After being refused treatment at a private hospital, a young girl is rushed to Blair General, but dies. Kildare is faced with a slander suit when he is heard saying the death could have been avoided.

    • When Shadows Fall (3)
      When Shadows Fall (3)
      Season 5 - Episode 28
      12/20/65
      7.0
      When the health of anthropologist Felix Holman fails to improve, Gillespie blames Kildare's handling of the case.
    • What's Different About Today?
      What's Different About Today?
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/22/64
      7.0
      A newly-diagnosed, fifteen year-old patient falls in love with Dr. Kildare when he befriends her at camp for diabetic children.
    • Sound Of A Faraway Hill
      Sound Of A Faraway Hill
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      10/29/64
      7.0
      An necessary operation will end a baseball star's athletic career.
    • Candle In The Window
      Candle In The Window
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      11/5/64
      7.0

      The seemingly indifferent reaction of Lily Prentice, a nurse, to her husband's death causes Kildare to worry.

    • Do You Trust Your Doctor?
      Do You Trust Your Doctor?
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      3/4/65
      7.0

      Dr. Hartwood, the loser in a big malpractice suit, now refers his patients to Blair Hospital. Despite Kildare's opposition, Dr. Gillespie successfully makes him face his demons.

    • All Brides Should Be So Beautiful
      All Brides Should Be So Beautiful
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      3/11/65
      7.0
      Afraid of being disfigured, newlywed Eleanor Markham refuses vital cancer surgery.
    • She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not (1)
      She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not (1)
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      3/18/65
      7.0
      Kildare is seriously injured in an auto accident.
    • She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not (2)
      She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not (2)
      Season 4 - Episode 26
      3/25/65
      7.0
      Kildare's engagement to Carol Tredman is overshadowed by the prospective bride's growing doubts about the upcoming marriage.
    • No Other Road (4)
      No Other Road (4)
      Season 5 - Episode 45
      2/15/66
      7.0
      Kildare comes up with a solution to the problems of Dr. Gillespie and the Weavers.
    • Believe And Live
      Believe And Live
      Season 4 - Episode 30
      4/22/65
      7.0

      When his twin brother dies, attorney Mark Sloan becomes convinced that he has the same disease - despite the doctors' assurances to the contrary.

    • Reverence For Life
      Reverence For Life
      Season 4 - Episode 31
      4/29/65
      7.0
      Kildare resorts to legal maneuvers when a critically injured woman refuses a blood transfusion because of religious beliefs.
    • Wings Of Hope
      Wings Of Hope
      Season 4 - Episode 32
      5/13/65
      7.0
      Kildare suspects that pilot Bob Hill has asthma---a condition that will cost Hill his job.
    • Make Way For Tomorrow
      Make Way For Tomorrow
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      2/18/65
      7.0

      Jamie Cousins plans his own death, so that his wife can gain from his life insurance.

    • No Mother To Guide Them
      No Mother To Guide Them
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      2/4/65
      7.0
      Despite a serious heart ailment, a cab driver insists on working until he completes training for a less strenuous job.
    • Please Let My Baby Live
      Please Let My Baby Live
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      1/28/65
      7.0
      Former nurse Midge Williams, who lost three babies because of the Rh factor, is admitted to Blair in the eighth month of another pregnancy.
    • These Hands That Heal (4)
      These Hands That Heal (4)
      Season 5 - Episode 41
      2/1/66
      7.0
      Moved by his brother's involvement in an old woman's death, Dr. Rush comes to a decision about his own future.
    • Some Tales For Halloween (2)
      Some Tales For Halloween (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 43
      2/8/66
      7.0
      Kildare becomes aware of Nurse Lawton's growing attraction to author Damon West.
    • Elusive Dik Dik
      Elusive Dik Dik
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      12/3/64
      7.0
      Kildare faces a grim decision when a father and son are stricken with the same rare disease: which one will get the limited supply of life-saving serum?
    • Catch A Crooked Mouse
      Catch A Crooked Mouse
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      12/17/64
      7.0
      Kildare refuses to tell a woman she's dying, despite the DA's desire to extract a deathbed confession from the murder witness.
    • Exchange Of Gifts
      Exchange Of Gifts
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      12/24/64
      7.0
      Believing he's about to die, a skid-row alcoholic hits on an unusual way to take one last swipe at mankind.
    • I Can Hear The Ice Melting (3)
      I Can Hear The Ice Melting (3)
      Season 5 - Episode 44
      2/14/66
      7.0
      Kildare attempts to intervene when he learns that Nurse Lawton has been invited to the apartment of playboy Damon West.
    • Take Care Of My Little Girl
      Take Care Of My Little Girl
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      1/14/65
      7.0
      When his daughter is hospitalized, a would-be songwriter is forced to face his family responsibilities.
    • My Name Is Lisa, and I Am Lost
      My Name Is Lisa, and I Am Lost
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      1/21/65
      7.0
      Meek Nurse Dowling has never stood up to anyone---until a disagreeable patient singles her out for some particularly venomous taunts.
    • The Encroachment (1)
      The Encroachment (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 46
      2/21/66
      7.0
      Volatile Yvonne Barlow detests her doctor, the ultra-clinical Carl Noyes, and responds only to Milton Orloff, an affable general practioner who is himself a patient at Blair.
    • Goodbye Mr. Jersey
      Goodbye Mr. Jersey
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      2/20/64
      7.0
      The hospital routine is disrupted by a hit-and-run victim---an enormous sheep dog.
    • A Time For Every Purpose
      A Time For Every Purpose
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      12/27/62
      7.0
      A distraught mother burdens her teen-age daughter with fears that the girl's loss of an eye will ruin her chances to marry.
    • The Bed I've Made
      The Bed I've Made
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      12/20/62
      7.0
      Rumors of romance spread when Dr. Gillespie takes more than a professional interest in new head nurse Veronica Johnson.
    • The Legacy
      The Legacy
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      12/13/62
      7.0
      Kildare balks at revealing the nature of an accident victim's death---for fear that the man's widow will be deprived of a cash award.
    • An Ancient Office
      An Ancient Office
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      12/6/62
      7.0
      Kildare challenges a small-town coroner's ruling that a baby died of suffocation.
    • The Mosaic
      The Mosaic
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      1/31/63
      7.0
      An epidemic of infectious hepatitis among Blair Hospital's medical students has already claimed one life, but Dr. William Ellis, a city health official still can't discover the source.
    • Good Luck Charm
      Good Luck Charm
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      2/7/63
      7.0
      Dr. Kildare wants to convince former movie queen Julia Colton that there are patients with worse problems than hers - so he introduces her to a young terminal case named Marcia.
    • Face Of Fear
      Face Of Fear
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      3/7/63
      7.0

      A laboratory at Blair Hospital is mysteriously wrecked. Medical technician Matt Hendricks tells his wife that he fears for his sanity - he thinks he's the one who caused the damage, but he doesn't know why.

    • A Place Among The Monuments
      A Place Among The Monuments
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      2/28/63
      7.0
      Kildare prevents Myra Krolick from committing suicide, but is unable to convincer her parents that she still has suicidal tendencies.
    • A Trip To Niagara
      A Trip To Niagara
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      2/21/63
      7.0

      Dr. Victor Jonah is going blind following accidental exposure to radiation in the hospital laboratory. He has a dilemma - should he devote his last days of sight to his family or to his patients?

    • Jail Ward
      Jail Ward
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      2/14/63
      7.0
      Policeman Stan Fisher wants cop-killer Ed Carson tried and convicted as quickly as possible. When Kildare insists that Carson must be treated for acute anemia, Fisher goes over his head and asks Dr. Gillespie for help.
    • The Cobweb Chain
      The Cobweb Chain
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/15/62
      7.0

      An Inidan-born intern, Dr. Ramid, reaches his breaking point after enduring racial slurs from colleagues.

    • Hastings' Farewell
      Hastings' Farewell
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      11/1/62
      7.0

      Kildare tries to prevent Mrs. Hastings from having her aphasic husband committed to a sanitarium.

    • A Day to Remember
      A Day to Remember
      Season 3 - Episode 27
      4/2/64
      7.0
      Deeply disturbed by her husband's death, Nora Willis poses as a volunteer worker to help a dying child.
    • A Patient Lost (2)
      A Patient Lost (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 47
      2/22/66
      7.0
      Dr. Orloff tells why he has been snooping on the interns; Dr. Kildare incurs Dr. Noyes' anger.
    • What Happened to All the Sunshine and Roses? (3)
      2/28/66
      7.0
      Dr. Orloff learns that his wife is pregnant.
    • The Taste of Crow (4)
      The Taste of Crow (4)
      Season 5 - Episode 49
      3/7/66
      7.0
      Kildare believes he has finally diagnosed dancer Yvonne Barlow's mysterious illness, but he still must persuade her to re-enter Blair for tests.
    • Miracle For Margaret
      Miracle For Margaret
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      2/25/65
      7.0
      When a close friend dies of leukemia, Kildare considers giving up internal medicine and going into research.
    • From Nigeria with Love (1)
      From Nigeria with Love (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 26
      12/13/65
      7.0
      Anthropologist Felix Holman arrives for treatment at Blair---accompanied by his own missionary nurse.
    • Time Buyers
      Time Buyers
      Season 4 - Episode 28
      4/8/65
      7.0
      Dr. Gillespie is baffled by Dr. Edith Burnside's hysterical reaction to the news that her son may require a kidney transplant.
    • Read The Book,Then See The Picture (2)
      3/15/66
      7.0
      Actor Richard Ross desperately wants to prove his Hollywood success to his dying father.
    • The Sleeping Princess
      The Sleeping Princess
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      4/11/63
      7.0

      Kildare encounters a seventeen-year-old girl who was kept locked inside her home from the age of five, and now lives in a world of fantasy.

    • Lullaby for an Indian Summer
      Lullaby for an Indian Summer
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      1/7/65
      7.0
      Blair's chief obstetrician, learns he is about to become a father---after 19 years of childless marriage.
    • Tightrope Into Nowhere
      Tightrope Into Nowhere
      Season 2 - Episode 28
      4/25/63
      7.0
      Kildare questions the retention of artificial devices to sustain the life of a man who has slipped into a terminal coma.
    • Sister Mike
      Sister Mike
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      3/14/63
      7.0
      Kildare launches an investigation when a young girl is hospitalized with large welts on her back.
    • A Very Infectious Disease
      A Very Infectious Disease
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      3/21/63
      7.0

      A middle-aged intern has an arrogant bedside manner which antagonizes his patients, and also hospital officials.

    • One Bright and Clear Thursday Morning
      11/7/63
      7.0
      Expectant mother Hana Shigera learns that the radiation sickness she suffered after the bombing of Nagasaki has led to leukemia.
    • The Exploiters
      The Exploiters
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/31/63
      7.0
      Kildare tries to prevent a widow from being exploited by a sinister funeral director.
    • A Hand Held Out In Darkness
      A Hand Held Out In Darkness
      Season 2 - Episode 33
      5/30/63
      7.0
      Kildare pieces together a little girl's past to find out why she suffers from conversion hysteria, a condition caused by great shock.
    • A Game For Three
      A Game For Three
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/24/63
      7.0

      Kildare clashes with Dr. Louis Miller, an ambitious intern with a disdain for hospital rules and procedures. To get back at Kildare, Miller accuses him of trying to seduce his wife.

    • Eleventh Commandment
      Eleventh Commandment
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/14/63
      7.0

      Ida Forman and Carol Logan are patients sharing a room at Blair General - and are constantly at each other's throats.

    • Backslider
      Backslider
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      12/5/63
      7.0

      Dr. Gruboldt's professional skills have become increasingly haphazard following the deaths of his wife and children.

    • Charile Wade Makes Lots Of Shade
      Charile Wade Makes Lots Of Shade
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      12/12/63
      7.0

      When his obesity threatens to cause blindness, the grossly overweight Charlie Wade reluctantly agrees to diet.

    • Onions, Garlic and Flowers That Bloom In Spring
      2/6/64
      7.0
      While Dr. Paul Marino recuperates from a heart attack, Kildare takes over his practice in a slum area.
    • Never Too Old For The Circus
      Never Too Old For The Circus
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      1/30/64
      7.0
      A retired physician yearns to return to the operating room, despite warnings that his surgical techniques are outmoded.
    • Willing Suspension Of Disbelief
      Willing Suspension Of Disbelief
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      1/9/64
      7.0
      Rheumatoid arthritis, which forced Frank Michaels to quit pro football, threatens his new career in surgery.
    • Vote Of Confidence
      Vote Of Confidence
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      12/26/63
      7.0
      The usually routine chief-of-staff election becomes a political contest when dynamic Dr. Norman French challenges Dr. Gillespie for the post.
    • The Heart, an Imperfect Machine
      The Heart, an Imperfect Machine
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/17/63
      7.0
      Obsessed with developing an artificial heart, Dr. Swader excludes everything else from his life.
    • The Gift Of Koodjanuk
      The Gift Of Koodjanuk
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      5/9/63
      7.0
      Bubbling with cheer and optimism, Alfred Freely enters Blair Hospital for a check-up - and announces that he happens to be Dr. Kildare's long-lost uncle.
    • An Island Like A Peacock
      An Island Like A Peacock
      Season 2 - Episode 31
      5/16/63
      7.0

      Max Beemis, aware that his heart condition is likely to be terminal, tries to make amends to the blind daughter he deserted years before. But she doesn't want his help.

    • A Marriage Of Convience
      A Marriage Of Convience
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      2/11/65
      7.0
      When the father of Eloisa Ruiz's unborn baby dies, she marries unsuspecting orderly Vincent Doyle.
    • The Balance And The Crucible
      The Balance And The Crucible
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      5/2/63
      7.0

      A medical missionary interning at Blair begins to lose his faith after his wife is killed whilst working in the jungles of South America.

    • Good Samaritan
      Good Samaritan
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      10/3/63
      7.0

      In an emergency, Kildare delivers a young woman's baby in a truck - but when the child stillborn, he finds himself facing a lawsuit.

    • Dark Side Of The Mirror
      Dark Side Of The Mirror
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      3/28/63
      7.0

      Kildare encounters twin sisters - one considerably less admirable than the other. One of them needs a kidney to save her life, but the other refuses to donate one to her.

    • Who Ever Heard Of Two-Headed Doll?
      9/26/63
      6.8
      Dr. Phelps refuses to tell Harry Gregg and his carefree wife that Harry is dying of leukemia.
    • Dolly's Dilemma
      Dolly's Dilemma
      Season 3 - Episode 34
      5/21/64
      6.8

      Wealthy widow Dolly Marlowe seems more interested in beginning a romance between herself and Dr. Gillespie than in getting well.

    • The Thing Speaks For Itself
      The Thing Speaks For Itself
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      1/10/63
      6.8
      Kildare and Gillespie are the defendants in a million-dollar malpractice suit.
    • What's God To Julius
      What's God To Julius
      Season 2 - Episode 34
      6/6/63
      6.7

      A terminally ill man worries about what will happen to his mentally disabled brother after his death.

    • With Helfire and Thunder (1)
      With Helfire and Thunder (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      10/19/65
      6.5
      High-living movie idol Morgan Bannion is convinced he has cancer.
    • Perfect Is Too Hard To Be (1)
      Perfect Is Too Hard To Be (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 30
      12/27/65
      6.5
      Gillespie asks internist Jessie Martel to accept a residency at Blair.
    • Last Leaves On The Tree
      Last Leaves On The Tree
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/15/64
      6.5
      Bumbling Oliver Blair, grandson of the hospital's founder, tries to have the other members of his family declared incompetent.
    • To Each His Prison
      To Each His Prison
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      5/23/63
      6.5

      Kildare struggles with his conscience, and with the problem of medical confidentiality, when he hears a delirious alcoholic confess to a crime for which another man has been jailed.

    • Duet For One Hand (2)
      Duet For One Hand (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 31
      12/28/65
      6.5
      Gillespie is impressed with intern Jessie Martel's handling of patient Frederic Foray, a temperamental pianist whose career is threatened by Parkinson's disease. (Part 2 of 2)
    • Maybe Love Will Save My Apartment House
      10/1/64
      6.5
      Dr. Gillespie plays Cupid for his featherbrained niece and a girl-chasing doctor.
    • The Soul Killer
      The Soul Killer
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/22/62
      6.5

      Once a drug addict, veteran nurse Jenny Freesmith takes action when she observes the first symptoms of addiction in her young colleague, Cathy Benjamin.

    • Love Is A Sad Song
      Love Is A Sad Song
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      1/3/63
      6.5
      Dr. Lilith McGraw's desire to become a surgeon casts a shadow on her romance with Kildare.
    • Music Hath Charms
      Music Hath Charms
      Season 4 - Episode 29
      4/15/65
      6.3
      Kildare is handed the thankless job of producing the annual nurses' and residents' revue.
    • Never So Happy (6)
      Never So Happy (6)
      Season 5 - Episode 37
      1/18/66
      6.2

      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. (1/2 hour)

    • Daily Flights To Olympus (2)
      Daily Flights To Olympus (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      10/25/65
      6.2
      Actor Morgan Bannion won't accept Kildare's diagnosis.
    • The Next Thing To Murder (5)
      The Next Thing To Murder (5)
      Season 5 - Episode 36
      1/17/66
      6.0

      Dr. Kildare feels that he must prevent Justin Post from making a television appearance - and he plans to do it by declaring the former atheist mentally incompetent. (1/2 hour)

    • The Last To Believe In Miracles (4)
      1/11/66
      6.0

      Amy Post learns that her father wants to join Andrew Webb in his evangelistic crusade.

    • The Tent-Dwellers (3)
      The Tent-Dwellers (3)
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      11/29/65
      6.0
      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. (Part 3 of 4)
    • A Quick Look At Glory (2)
      A Quick Look At Glory (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 33
      1/4/66
      6.0

      A reporter tricks evangelist Andrew Webb into implying that atheist Justin Post's heart attack may have been a "divine punishment".

    • The Atheist And The True Believer (1)
      1/3/66
      6.0

      Dr. Gillepsie expects fireworks when he learns that attorney Justin Post, an outspoken atheist, will be visiting the hospital at the same time as evangelist Andrew Webb.

    • A Sort Of Falling In Love (3)
      A Sort Of Falling In Love (3)
      Season 5 - Episode 34
      1/10/66
      6.0

      Amy Post seeks a medical explanation for her father's abrupt conversion from atheism to religion after his near-brush with death.

    • A Gift of Love (2)
      A Gift of Love (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      11/23/65
      6.0
      Joe Quinlan doesn't show up for his examination.
    • The Great Guy
      The Great Guy
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      1/17/63
      6.0
      A comedian with a bone tumor refuses to face a possible amputation.
    • Going Home (4)
      Going Home (4)
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      11/30/65
      6.0
      Despite a serious heart ailment, Joe Quinlan competes in a strenuous pool tournament to win the money for his daughter's hospital bill. (Part 4 of 4)
    • Fathers and Daughters (1)
      Fathers and Daughters (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      11/22/65
      6.0
      Sister Benjamin is forced to give up her missionary work when she's stricken with leukemia—an illness she hides from her father, a gentle, itinerant pool shark. (Part 1 of 4)
    • Guest Appearance
      Guest Appearance
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/25/62
      6.0

      Ted Galahad is an arrogant, sarcastic TV talk show host.  When his young son is hurt in an accident and later dies, he blames Dr. Kildare and uses his show to belittle him. Finally, Dr. Gillespie goes on the show to defend his young colleague.

    • Breakdown
      Breakdown
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      11/8/62
      6.0

      A brilliant but increasingly paranoid doctor fears that Kildare is out to destroy him.

    • The Visitors
      The Visitors
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/11/62
      5.3
      Makim Saund, heir to the throne of a Communist-influenced country, is stricken with a brain tumor while in the United States. Makim's personal physician, a Communist, insists on taking the case out of Kildare's hands - until a cure seems unlikely.