The Practice (1976–1977)

A Doctor's Doctor 

Dr. Jules needs his gall bladder removed and objects to his son performing the surgery. Once admitted he unsurprisingly proves to be a difficult patient. But Murphy, his philosophical roommate, helps to change his attitude.

Director:

Tony Mordente

Writers:

Steve Gordon (creator), Mark Tuttle

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Danny Thomas ... Dr. Jules Bedford
David Spielberg ... Dr. David Bedford
Dena Dietrich ... Molly Gibbons
Didi Conn ... Helen
Shelley Fabares ... Jenny Bedford
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
R.J. Adams R.J. Adams ... Dr. Daniel Perry
Candice Azzara ... The Madame
Bill Dana ... Mr. Murphy
Robert Miller Driscoll ... Mr. Hendricks
Mike Evans ... Lenny
Harry Gold Harry Gold ... Dr. Richman
Sarina C. Grant Sarina C. Grant ... Nurse Bleeker
Allen Price Allen Price ... Paul Bedford
Damon Bradley Raskin Damon Bradley Raskin ... Tony Bedford
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Storyline

Dr. Jules needs his gall bladder removed and objects to his son performing the surgery. Once admitted he unsurprisingly proves to be a difficult patient. But Murphy, his philosophical roommate, helps to change his attitude.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1976 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MGM Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bill Dana played Jose Jimenez on The Danny Thomas Show. See more »

Goofs

Ethically one family member would not be allowed to operate on a relative. See more »

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