Trapper John, M.D.

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1979
Trapper John, M.D. was an American medical drama television series and spin-off of the film MASH (1970). Pernell Roberts portrayed the title character, a lovable surgeon who became a mentor and father figure in San Francisco, California. read more

Trapper John, M.D. was an American medical drama television series and spin-off of the film MASH (1970). Pernell Roberts portrayed the title character, a lovable surgeon who became a mentor and father figure in San Francisco, California. The show ran on CBS from September 23, 1979, to September 4, 1986. Roberts played the character more than twice as long as had Wayne Rogers (1972–75) on the TV series M*A*S*H; Roberts took over the role played by Elliott Gould in the film.

Original Release

09/23/1979 on CBS

US Release

09/23/1979

Cast

Madge Sinclair Ernestine Shoop, R. N.
Simon Scott Arnold Slocum
Pernell Roberts Trapper John McIntyre / "Trapper" John McIntyre
Brian Stokes Mitchell Dr. Justin 'Jackpot' Jackson / Justin "Jackpot" Jackson
Charles Siebert Dr. Stanley Riverside II / Stanley Riverside III
Gregory Harrison George Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates / Dr. George Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates
Christopher Norris Gloria 'Ripples' Brancusi, R.N. / Gloria Brancusi
Chris Hutson Nurse
Timothy Busfield Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre / J.T. McIntyre Jr.
Sarah Cunningham Nurse Andrews
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Game of Hearts: Part 1 Sunday, 06 October 1985
2 Game of Hearts: Part 2 Sunday, 13 October 1985
3 Hot Shot Sunday, 20 October 1985
4 Just Around the Coroner Sunday, 27 October 1985
5 Friends and Lovers Sunday, 03 November 1985
6 The Wunderkind Sunday, 10 November 1985
7 A Wheel in a Wheel Sunday, 01 December 1985
8 The Second Best Man Sunday, 15 December 1985
9 Billboard Barney Sunday, 29 December 1985
10 Going, Going, Gonzo Sunday, 05 January 1986
11 Heart and Seoul Tuesday, 28 January 1986
12 Life, Death and Dr. Christmas Tuesday, 18 February 1986
13 Judgement Day Tuesday, 04 March 1986
14 Fall of the Wild Tuesday, 11 March 1986
15 The Curmudgeon Tuesday, 18 March 1986
16 Self-Diagnosis Thursday, 14 August 1986
17 Research and Destroy Thursday, 21 August 1986
18 Strange Bedfellows Thursday, 28 August 1986
19 Elusive Butterfly Thursday, 04 September 1986
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Directors

Michael Caffey, Earl Bellamy, Bernard McEveety, Leo Penn, Barry Crane, Seymour Robbie, Joseph Pevney, Charles Siebert, Gregory Harrison, Robert Douglas, Bob Sweeney, Murray Golden, Alex March, Vincent Sherman, Jeff Bleckner, Howard Morris, Victor Lobl, Michael O'Herlihy, Arthur Allan Seidelman, Alf Kjellin, Marc Daniels, Ralph Senensky, Douglas E. Wise, Michael Preece, Susan Oliver, Lorraine Senna, Richard A. Colla, Jackie Cooper, Ivan Dixon, Ralph Levy, Corey Allen, Charles S. Dubin, Walter Grauman

Writers

Don Brinkley, Frank Glicksman, Victoria Johns, Deborah Zoe Dawson, John Whelpley, Jeff Stuart, Nancy Bond, Kimmer Ringwald, Barry Pollack, Charles Larson, Jack Guss, Deborah Gilliland, Robert Sonntag, Jeffrey Ferro, Noreen Tobin, Gene O'Neill, Kay Bender, Milt Rosen, Robert Malcolm Young, Betty Goldberg, Phyllis Wapner, Kenneth Berg, Jim Rogers, Phil Alden Robinson, Emilie R. Small, Carl Sautter, J. Miyoko Hensley, Steven Hensley, James Fritzhand, Holly Durham, Greg Thorneycroft, John Breckfield, Ray Brenner, Shimon Wincelberg, Robert Bielak, Garn Stephens, Clyde Phillips, Robert C. Thompson, Jim Mulligan, Lawrence H. Levy, Pamela Douglas, Judy Merl, Paul Eric Myers, Bruce Howard, Erik Tarloff, David Hurwitz, Eric Edson, Barbara Avedon, Debra Frank, Sanford Minton, Marc Sirinsky, Jack V. Fogarty, Annie Caroline Schuler, Sharyn Abramhoff, Christopher Haun, Jody Ann Ranney, J.B. Hall, Brad Radnitz, Elaine Newman, Dawn Tarnofsky, Larry Arnstein, Migdia Skarsgård Chinea, Paul Robinson Hunter, Stewart Moss, Paul Harrison, Oliver Clark, Jerry Ross, Martin Donovan, Richard Morgan

Cast

Madge Sinclair Ernestine Shoop, R. N.
Simon Scott Arnold Slocum
Pernell Roberts Trapper John McIntyre / "Trapper" John McIntyre
Brian Stokes Mitchell Dr. Justin 'Jackpot' Jackson / Justin "Jackpot" Jackson
Charles Siebert Dr. Stanley Riverside II / Stanley Riverside III
Gregory Harrison George Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates / Dr. George Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates
Christopher Norris Gloria 'Ripples' Brancusi, R.N. / Gloria Brancusi
Chris Hutson Nurse
Timothy Busfield Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre / J.T. McIntyre Jr.
Sarah Cunningham Nurse Andrews
Lorna Luft Libby Kegler
Mary McCarty Clara 'Starch' Willoughby, R. N.
Peter Harrell Pete
Christopher Norris Gloria Brancusi
Lorna Luft Nurse Libby Kegler / Libby Kegler
Bebe Kelly Nurse Clover
Janis Paige Catherine Hackett
Lisa L. Nelson Woodruff
Cassandra Gava O'Malley
Kip Gilman Dr. Jacob Christmas

Producers

Frank Glicksman Executive Producer
Don Brinkley Executive Producer
Jack Sonntag Producer
Don Brinkley Producer
Deborah Zoe Dawson Producer
Victoria Johns Producer
Frank Glicksman Producer

Editors

Jack Kampschroer, Michael McCroskey, John McSweeney Jr., Irving Rosenblum, Harry V. Knapp, Virginia Olah, Fred W. Berger, Art Seid, Gino Fili, John E. Hensel

1985EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1984EmmyOutstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) Nominated
1984EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1983EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1981EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1980EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
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