Trapper John, M.D. - Season 5

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Episode Guide

  • Aunt Mildred is Watching You
    5/6/84
    8.5
    The doctors of San Francisco Memorial find themselves under the glare of a productivity analyst whose desire to get more work from staff leads her to bring back a doctor suspended for operating unnecessarily.
  • It's About Time
    It's About Time
    Episode 21
    4/1/84
    9.5
    Trapper lets his imagination run wild when vintage medical equipment stored in his office makes him wonder how doctors in 1917 dealt with issues considered routine in the 1980s.
  • I Do, I Don't
    I Do, I Don't
    Episode 20
    3/25/84
    7.8
    Trapper questions Ernie's motives when she accepts a proposal from a long-time suitor only after she finds out that he is dying.
  • The Jackpot Pays Off
    3/18/84
    8.2
    For two years Jackpot has allowed an elderly friend to believe that $10 a month is paying for full medical insurance, but he runs into trouble when she becomes seriously ill and requires treatment he cannot afford.
  • The Fred Connection
    The Fred Connection
    Episode 18
    3/11/84
    7.0
    A patient at SFM who fancies himself a detective is determined to solve the mystery of missing medication, to the despair of the police working on the case.
  • This Gland is Your Gland
    3/4/84
    8.8
    Gonzo is convinced that the paranoia of one of his patients has a physical cause. Slocum attempts to cut back on nursing costs by employing a robot nurse, who proves to be quite successful.
  • Send in the Clowns
    Send in the Clowns
    Episode 16
    2/12/84
    8.8
    An elderly woman comes to visit with her husband, who died a year previously. A pediatrician has difficulty dealing with a young boy who has cancer.
  • Where There's a Will
    1/29/84
    8.3
    A cancer patient who dies at the hospital leaves all his worldly wealth to Gonzo, who discovers that most of it was obtained illegally. Jackpot, Ernie and Gloria conspire to trick Stanley into taking his annual physical.
  • A Little Knife Music
    1/15/84
    8.5
    When an eight-month-old baby is brought to the hospital with respiratory problems, x-rays show that the child is a dwarf.
  • Play Your Hunch
    Play Your Hunch
    Episode 13
    1/8/84
    8.5
    Trapper's old friend, a former workaholic, turns up after years. Trapper is confused when he finds that the man has quit his job and seems intent on nothing but having fun. An E.S.P. clinic set up in the hospital seems to be bringing out unwanted talents in Ernie.
  • Special Delivery
    Special Delivery
    Episode 12
    1/1/84
    9.0
    A nurse/midwife who spreads herself too thin threatens her career and two lives, and may bring Gloria down with her. Gonzo sets up a homey "birthing centre" at the hospital.
  • Supernurse
    Supernurse
    Episode 11
    12/11/83
    8.6
    Everyone is happy for Gloria when she earns her accreditation in Advanced Cardiac Life Support Care, except one doctor. He does not believe nurses should be doing this kind of work, and tries to have Gloria fired.
  • Fat Chance
    Fat Chance
    Episode 10
    12/4/83
    8.5
    Against his better judgement, Trapper agrees to staple the stomach of an obese woman. Gonzo goes to unusual lengths to save Andrea's dog.
  • Mother Load (a.k.a.) If it Ain't Broke
    Andrea finds out who her real mother is, and wants to meet her. Trapper's concern over the emotional state of a Greek patient brings out the good samaritan in Gonzo, who decides to contact the man's daughter in Greece.
  • The Agony of D'Feet
    11/20/83
    8.6
    As SFM fills with the casualties of the Bay City Marathon, E.J. Riverside goes into labour three weeks early. Stanley can't be found, because he has secretly decided to compete in the run.
  • Old Man Liver
    Old Man Liver
    Episode 7
    11/13/83
    8.6
    A 119-year-old man, seemingly in good health, says that he has come to the hospital to die. He changes his mind after media attention makes him feel important again, but Trapper discovers an aortic aneurysm that may kill him after all.
  • The Final Cut
    The Final Cut
    Episode 6
    11/6/83
    8.0
    Gonzo is not happy when Trapper passes on to him the job of proctoring three Cardio-Thoracic surgery residents, and things get worse when he learns that he is required to cut one of the residents out of the programme because of budget cuts.
  • What a Difference a Day Makes
    10/30/83
    8.2
    Trapper gets called into the hospital on his birthday to deal with a possible epidemic. Stanley is finally able to track down the source of the problem, but that does not do much for John's mood, as everyone seems to have forgotten him.
  • May Divorce Be With You
    10/23/83
    8.3
    Trapper's ex-wife starts a self-help group for the wives of doctors, and ends up with one of them on her doorstep. Stanley and E.J. may lose their baby.
  • All About Everett
    All About Everett
    Episode 3
    10/16/83
    8.2
    Trapper's contract is up for renewal, and a jealous surgeon is trying to discredit him and take over his position as Chief of Surgery.
  • ... And for Loyal and Devoted Service
    The new acting board chairman tries to pressure Arnold Slocum into retirement only four months short of his pension.
  • I Only Have Ice for You
    10/2/83
    8.5
    A professional skater refuses treatment for a heart condition that could be fatal. Stanley and E.J. find out that they are going to be parents.
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