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Season 2 Episode 1

The Unhappy Birthday

Aired Tuesday 8:30 PM May 27, 1969 on ITV
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The Unhappy Birthday
Patrick visits the Doctor for his annual check up. The Doctor almost "spoils the surprise birthday party" that's being planned for Patrick when he says, See you on Tuesday night. Patrick is wondering why the Doctor wants to see him again so soon. Next morning Patrick has developed a cold & hears Nanny & the Girls whispering about something. He consults a few medical books & has convinced Himself that he's dying. Meanwhile the party plans are in full swing & the guests are arriving, Patrick comes downstairs to see all his friends & family celebrating & thinks they should be ashamed of their behaviour. It turns out He's forgotten about His Birthday & the Doctor says He's fine,just a slight cold. However on closer inspection the Doctor sees spots, Patrick has caught German Measles & it's back to bed.! B/W episode. (BIG thank you to LB who made this synopsis possible)moreless

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Jane Bough

Jane Bough


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Thorley Walters

Thorley Walters

Dr. Fraser

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Michael Segal

Michael Segal

Ian Smythe

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