List of Ben Casey episodes

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Ben Casey is an American medical drama series which ran on ABC from 1961 to 1966. The show was known for its opening titles, which consisted of a hand drawing the symbols ", , , , " on a chalkboard, as cast member Sam Jaffe intoned, "Man, woman, birth, death, infinity.".[1] The series starred Vincent Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Bettye Ackerman, Jeanne Bates, John Zaremba, Franchot Tone and Harry Landers. This is a list of episodes for the medical drama Ben Casey.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 32 October 2, 1961 (1961-10-02) May 28, 1962 (1962-05-28)
2 31 October 1, 1962 (1962-10-01) May 13, 1963 (1963-05-13)
3 33 September 9, 1963 (1963-09-09) April 22, 1964 (1964-04-22)
4 31 September 14, 1964 (1964-09-14) May 17, 1965 (1965-05-17)
5 26 September 13, 1965 (1965-09-13) March 21, 1966 (1966-03-21)

DVD box sets[edit]

DVD box sets: Ref.
Ben Casey TV Series-Volume ONE-4 Disc Set-20 Classic Episodes-1961 [2]
Ben Casey-TV Series- 20 Classic Episodes -4 Disc Set-Volume TWO [3]
Ben Casey- TV Series- 20 Classic Episodes-4 Disc Set-Volume THREE [4]

Season 1: 1961–62[edit]

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Title Directed by Written by Guest stars Original air date
1 1 "To the Pure" Fielder Cook James E. Moser Aki Aleong, Angela Clarke, Susan Davis, Francis De Sales, Wilton Graff, Adrienne Hayes, Barton Heyman, Rafael López, Maurice Manson, Adrienne Marden, Ann Morrison, Stuart Nisbet, Nelson Olmsted, Maudie Prickett October 2, 1961 (1961-10-02)
Ben Casey jeopardizes his career in order to perform a delicate brain operation on a young boy.
2 2 "But Linda Only Smiled" Abner Biberman William Bast Jeanne Cooper, Susan Gordon, Stanja Lowe, Bernard Kates, Barton Heyman, Robert Williams, Charles Irving, Mary Gregory, Lorraine Martin, Leslie Summers October 9, 1961 (1961-10-09)
Dr. Casey administers a blood transfusion on a critically ill child, despite the religious objections of her mother.
3 3 "The Insolent Heart" Alex March Al C. Ward Luther Adler, Carl Benton Reid, Robert Burton, George Dunn, Carolyn Fleming, David Lewis, Nita Loveless, Art Passarella, Mary Gregory October 16, 1961 (1961-10-16)
Dr. Casey is reluctant to perform experimental cardiac surgery on his former instructor, who is also a friend of Dr. Zorba, but the instructor insists on having the operation.
4 4 "I Remember a Lemon Tree" Alex March Story by : Marcus W. Demian
Teleplay by : Jack Laird
George C. Scott, Colleen Dewhurst, Barton Heyman, Alice Rodriguez October 23, 1961 (1961-10-23)
A brilliant surgeon has developed a drug habit while battling leukemia, and is now forging prescriptions of morphine for his own use.
5 5 "An Expensive Glass of Water" Robert Ellis Miller Gilbert Ralston Chester Morris, Neva Patterson, Shirley Ballard, George Neise, Herb Armstrong, Ken Becker, Thom Carney, Barbara Collentine, Richard Keith, Mary Patton October 30, 1961 (1961-10-30)
A business tycoon battles with Dr. Casey in an effort to keep the seriousness of his physical condition a secret from his competitors.
6 6 "The Sound of Laughter" Irving Lerner Gilbert Ralston Stanley Adams, Ruth Storey, Ned Glass, Nick Dennis, it:Edward Colmans, Ernest Anderson, Anna Bruno-Lena, it:Jack Mather, John Pickard, Roxane Brooks, Patricia King, Karen Norris, Tom Pardew November 6, 1961 (1961-11-06)
Children's laughter gives needed therapy to an ailing entertainer who is paralyzed after a cranial seizure.
7 7 "A Few Brief Lines for Dave" Byron Paul Story by : Paul Savage
Teleplay by : Al C. Ward
Bill Bixby, Theona Bryant, Mary Gregory, Frank Kreig, Kevin McCarthy, Phyllis Love, Jean MacRae, Herbert Patterson, Don Spruance, Richard Vath, Meg Wyllie November 13, 1961 (1961-11-13)
A malingering female patient and a fear-ridden resident surgeon pose problems for Dr. Casey.
8 8 "Pavanne for a Gentle Lady" Abner Biberman Theodore Apstein Bethel Leslie, Anne Seymour, Harry Holcombe, Anne Whitfield, Alex Viespi, Nita Loveless, Carolyn Fleming, George Mather, Carmen Nisbet, Nellie Burt November 20, 1961 (1961-11-20)
Dr. Casey clashes with a pediatrician while an elderly patient shows courage by facing her suffering gallantly.
9 9 "My Good Friend Krikor" Irvin Kershner Theodore Apstein Paul Barselou (credited as Paul Barselow), Roger De Koven, Robert Ellenstein, Jack Hogan, Rex Holman, Paul Keast, Arline Sax, Paul Pepper, Simon Scott, Abraham Sofaer November 27, 1961 (1961-11-27)
After an orderly's friend is committed for psychiatric observation, Dr. Casey goes to court in an attempt to treat him through neurosurgery.
10 10 "The Sweet Kiss of Madness" Robert Ellis Miller Theodore Apstein Alice Backes, Patricia Barry, Mary Gregory, Robert Hastings, Arthur Hill, John Lasell, Scotty Morrow, Karen Norris, George Sawaya, Brad Trumbull, Joyce Van Patten, William Windom December 4, 1961 (1961-12-04)
A doctor's ambitious wife goads him into suppressing information that would harm his career.
11 11 "A Certain Time, a Certain Darkness" Abner Biberman Gilbert Ralston Anna-Lisa, Lynn Bari, Dyan Cannon, Ray Daley, Mary Gregory, Joan Hackett, Ron Hagerthy, Don Spruance, Katherine Victor, Donald Woods December 11, 1961 (1961-12-11)
A woman is given psychological treatment after being ridden with guilt following an auto accident that kills her unborn child. However, Dr. Casey finds that a seizure was the cause of the accident.
12 12 "A Dark Night for Billy Harris" Alex March William Bast & Gabrielle Upton Paul Bryar, Bruce Dern, Telly Savalas, Cece Whitney, Elen Willard December 18, 1961 (1961-12-18)
Dr. Casey suspects that bullet-ridden Billy Harris is the victim of a trigger-happy policeman.
13 13 "And If I Die" Byron Paul Ken Kolb & James E. Moser Juney Ellis, Carolyn Fleming, John Larch, Louise Lewis, Leo Penn, Ann Robinson, Brett Somers, Kay Stewart, Karl Swenson January 1, 1962 (1962-01-01)
An expectant mother faces brain surgery which could cause the loss of her baby.
14 14 "A Memory of Candy Stripes" Robert Ellis Miller Theodore Apstein Franchot Tone, Denise Alexander, Brian Davies, Tony Call, Nick Dennis, Don Spruance , Cyril Delavanti, Dorothy Neumann, Ed Prentiss, Edmund Williams January 8, 1962 (1962-01-08)
Dr. Casey jeopardizes his hospital career when he seeks the rehabilitation of an alcoholic patient.
15 15 "Imagine a Long Bright Corridor" Arthur Hiller Jack Laird Lillian Adams, Robert Blake, Lew Brown, Tony Call, Valentin de Vargas, David Fresco, Betty Garde, Vivi Janiss, Cecil Kellaway, Arthur Malet, Strother Martin, James Nusser, Marge Redmond, Davis Roberts, Penny Santon, Brenda Scott, Jerry Summers, Jesse Wayne, Paul Wexler January 15, 1962 (1962-01-15)
Dr. Casey encounters the seamiest side of hospital life during his temporary assignment in the Main Admittance Room.
16 16 "A Story to Be Softly Told" Alex March Theodore Apstein Carol Anderson, Shari Lee Bernath, Ila Britton, Jean Hagen, Jan Harrison. Lee Marvin, Tony Maxwell, Burt Mustin, Marianne Stewart, Tracy Stratford, Elizabeth Thompson, Cecil Weston January 22, 1962 (1962-01-22)
A mother hopes that an operation on her mentally retarded son will restore him to normalcy and save her marriage.
17 17 "The Big Trouble With Charlie" Sydney Pollack Norman Katkov Kevin Brodie, Walter Burke, Norma Crane, Myron McCormick, Harry Raven, Alan Roberts, Alice Rodriguez, Irene Tedrow, Garry Walberg, Jack Warden January 29, 1962 (1962-01-29)
Dr. Casey discovers a doctor treating derelicts in the back section of a pool room and demands that the patients come to the hospital for proper treatment.
18 18 "Give My Hands an Epitaph" Alex March Theodore Apstein Robert Boon, Constance Dane, Jack Klugman, Ruthie Robinson, Eileen Ryan February 5, 1962 (1962-02-05)
Dr. Casey detects signs of a serious nervous disorder in a brain surgeon about to operate.
19 19 "Victory Wears a Cruel Smile" Abner Biberman Harry Julian Fink Edward Andrews, Ed Begley, Ruth Foster, Louise Lorimer, Freeman Lusk, Tyler McVey, Nancy Rennick, Alfred Ryder, Don Spruance February 12, 1962 (1962-02-12)
Dr. Casey brands a staff physician incompetent after he makes an incorrect diagnosis and prescription for a young patient.
20 20 "Odyssey of a Proud Suitcase" Leo Penn Gilbert Ralston Ruth Foster, Francis Lederer, Alice Rodriguez, Stefan Schnabel, Quintin Sondergaard, Fay Spain, Don Spruance, Joseph Vitale February 19, 1962 (1962-02-19)
A refugee doctor meets resistance from Dr. Casey in his diagnosis for the hospital's prison-ward patient.
21 21 "Behold a Pale Horse" Abner Biberman Story by : Teddi Sherman & Judith Plowden
Teleplay by : Jack Laird
Keenan Wynn, J. Edward McKinley, Peggie Adams, Lou Krugman, Adam Stewart, Terry Loomis, John Close, John Hart, Paul Hartman February 26, 1962 (1962-02-26)
  • Dr. Casey is drawn into a ruthless battle between a domineering father (Wynn) and his lovelorn daughter (Pleshette).

Also Starring: Suzanne Pleshette as Carolyn Stanley

22 22 "For the Ladybug, One Dozen Roses" Sydney Pollack Jack Curtis Michael Davis, Jess Kirkpatrick, Peggy Leon, Lawrence Parke, Cliff Robertson, Charles Wagenheim March 5, 1962 (1962-03-05)
Superstitions draw together a former Army ace and a terrified Native American boy.
23 23 "To a Grand and Natural Finale" Abner Biberman Alvin Sargent and Gabrielle Upton Gina Gillespie, Mary Gregory, Kim Hamilton, Ralph Manza, Phillip Pine, Hari Rhodes, it:Edgar Stehli, John Zaccaro March 12, 1962 (1962-03-12)
After collapsing following his last bout, an injured boxer defies Dr. Casey's decision that he submit to a series of medical tests.
24 24 "Monument to an Aged Hunter" Sydney Pollack Story by : Oliver Crawford
Teleplay by : Gilbert Ralston
Lane Bradford, Kathie Browne, Alan Caillou, Ruth Foster, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Sydney Pollack, Chris Robinson, Robert F. Simon, Kay Stewart March 19, 1962 (1962-03-19)
Dr. Casey faces a crucial decision when two of his patients require a rare drug, which can only be supplied to one of them.
25 25 "All the Clocks Are Ticking" Abner Biberman Story by : Margaret Schneider & Paul Schneider
Teleplay by : Theodore Apstein
Henry Beckman, Barry Brooks, Rudy Dolan, Dorothy Konrad, Nan Martin, Ann Morrison, Don Spruance March 26, 1962 (1962-03-26)
A female patient refuses to face the passage of time and face present realities when Dr. Casey treats her for a concussion.
26 26 "Among Others, a Girl Named Abilene" Arthur Hiller Norman Katkov & Jack Laird Mabel Albertson, William Allyn, it:Lillian Bronson, Barry Cahill, Jorja Curtright, Daryl Duke, William Fawcett, Everett Glass, Charity Grace, Ronnie Haran, Harold Innocent, Louise Lewis, George Mitchell, Denver Pyle, Charles Thompson, Paul Tripp April 2, 1962 (1962-04-02)
Dr. Casey battles ignorance, fear, superstition and demoralization for a series of indigent patients during outside medical relief.
27 27 "A Pleasant Thing for the Eyes" Arthur Hiller Jack Curtis Eddie Firestone, Charles Lampkin, Butch Patrick, Alex Sharp, Pearl Shear, Paul Sorensen, Yoko Tani April 16, 1962 (1962-04-16)
A survivor of both the Hiroshima blast and a school fire has a psychological problem that Dr. Casey admits he can't solve.
28 28 "And Eve Wore a Veil of Tears" Fielder Cook Story by : Eric Peters
Teleplay by : James E. Moser & Eric Peters
Luana Anders, Betty Field, Carmen Mathews April 23, 1962 (1962-04-23)
A supervising nurse and an embittered career woman patient who is undergoing menopause test the skills of both Dr. Casey and Dr. Zorba.
29 29 "Preferably, the Less-Used Arm" Fielder Cook Gilbert Ralston John Astin, Charles Bateman, Russ Thorson, Chal Johnson, Joe Perry, Ralph Moody, Tom Peters, Tol Avery, Warren Kemmerling, Lee Krieger, Lon Dean, Sandra Stone, Sheldon Allman, Raymond Guth, James Healy April 30, 1962 (1962-04-30)
  • Dr. Casey performs an emergency operation to counter a threatening smallpox epidemic.
  • Co-starring Ellen McRae as Dr. Leslie Fraser
30 30 "An Uncommonly Innocent Killing" Alex March Story by : Les Pine
Teleplay by : Don Brinkley
Philip Abbott, Eddie Albert, Ruth Foster, Edmund Glover, Virginia Gregg, it:Duane Grey, Charles Horvath, Joe Maross, Conrad Nagel, Andrew Prine, Ray Smith May 7, 1962 (1962-05-07)
A business magnate strikes an associate during a seizure, causing the man's death, and Dr. Casey refuses to release him for trial.
31 31 "So Oft It Chances in Particular Men" Alex March James E. Moser James Franciscus, Carol Rossen May 21, 1962 (1962-05-21)
Tests fail to determine why the victim of a simple accident has developed mental problems.
32 32 "When You See an Evil Man" Sydney Pollack James E. Moser & Gilbert Ralston Bill Erwin, Robert Miller, Jeanette Nolan, Simon Oakland, Tuesday Weld, Tom Simcox May 28, 1962 (1962-05-28)
A mother attempts to protect her daughter by claiming that her alleged suicide attempt followed the murder of her neurosurgeon husband.

Season 2: 1962–63[edit]

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1 33 "Mrs McBroom & the Cloud Watcher" Sydney Pollack Story by : Harry Brown
Teleplay by : Harry Brown and James E. Moser
Paul Comi, Cyril Delevanti, Patty Duke, Lee Krieger, Jack Laird, Joanne Linville, Richard Reeves, Katherine Victor, Meg Wyllie October 1, 1962 (1962-10-01)
After brain surgery, an orphan experiences a new loneliness, she's blind.
2 34 "The Night That Nothing Happened" Sydney Pollack Oliver Crawford Lew Brown, Nick Dennis, Vivi Janiss, Valentin de Vargas, Robert Hastings, George E. Mather, Natalie Norwick, Davis Roberts, Tom Troupe, Moria Turner, Don Spruance, Tracy Stratford, Frank Warren, October 8, 1962 (1962-10-08)
  • Mrs Tarlow is about to give birth. On the drive to the hospital, she, her husband and her daughter are involved in an auto accident.
  • Co-starring: Michael Constantine as Engineer Andersen, Jerry Paris as Mr. Tarlow, Jack Elam as Felix Gault
3 35 "In the Name of Love, A Small Corruption" Stuart Rosenberg Gilbert Ralston Tol Avery, Nick Dennis, Felicia Farr, John Francis, Patricia Huston, Ellen McRae, Bing Russell, Don Spruance, Rod Steiger, October 15, 1962 (1962-10-15)
A wealthy man portends to be a modern-day King Lear, as he tries to decide which of his three estranged daughters will get his riches.
4 36 "Legacy from a Stranger" Joseph Pevney Story by : Raphael Hayes
Teleplay by : Jack Laird & Raphael Hayes
Nick Dennis, David Fresco, Bernard Kates, Jack Kosslyn, Steven Hill, Judson Laire, Janet Margolin, Stafford Repp, Rudy Solari, Helen Westcott October 22, 1962 (1962-10-22)
A condemned convict and an embittered blind woman are about to have their lives cross as each heads into an uncertain future.
5 37 "Go Not Gently Into the Night" Sydney Pollack Arthur L. Murphy Anne Barton, Kevin Brodie, Russell Johnson, Noah Keen, John McLiam, John Newton, Pat Rosson, Don Spruance, Ben Wright October 29, 1962 (1962-10-29)
Parents who refuse to allow any surgery on their son provoke the wrath of Casey.
6 38 "Behold! They Walk an Ancient Road" Stuart Rosenberg Gilbert Ralston Burt Brinckerhoff, Suzi Carnell, Nick Dennis, Ludwig Donath, Carroll O'Connor, Jack Sahakian November 5, 1962 (1962-11-05)
Casey tries to revive racing driver Lou Carson's will to live after he's diagnosed with a circulatory disease that for the most part is incurable.
7 39 "Of All Save Pain Bereft" Joseph Pevney Story by : Peggy Shaw & Lou Shaw
Teleplay by : Jack Laird
William Bryant, Ruth Foster, Joan Huntington, Ray Kellogg, Kathleen Maguire, Gerald O'Loughlin, Leo Penn, Paula Petris, Herbert Rudley, it:Chet Stratton November 12, 1962 (1962-11-12)
A man with amnesia attempts to put his past back together leading up to surgery that could restore his memory totally .. or not.
8 40 "And Even Death Shall Die" Leo Penn Frances Young Elizabeth Ashley, Roy Barcroft, Leora Dana, Crahan Denton, Robert Walker Jr., November 19, 1962 (1962-11-19)
A promising young architect who is about to marry the girl of his dreams is suddenly diagnosed with a brain tumor, ending the marriage plans after her father finds out about the illness.
9 41 "The Fireman Who Raised Rabbits" Irving Lerner Gilbert Ralston Tige Andrews, Walter Burke, it:Sidney Clute, Nick Dennis, Strother Martin, Rosemary Murphy, L. Q. Jones, Greg Morris, Leo Penn, Hugh Sanders November 26, 1962 (1962-11-26)
A man who became mentally handicapped after an accident resides at a local fire station where he quietly raises rabbits.
10 42 "Between Summer and Winter" Paul Nickell Story by : Jack Curtis
Teleplay by : Jack Curtis & Jack Laird
it:Gail Bonney, Nellie Burt, Michael Hinn, Richard Jordan, Dal McKennon, Don Spruance December 3, 1962 (1962-12-03)
"Plumduff" Lewis, an elderly nurse known for her kindness, and uselessness, gets recruited by Casey when his holiday accident load becomes more than he can handle.
11 43 "I Hear America Singing" Irving Lerner Jack Curtis Nick Dennis, Stephen Coit, Jean Holcomb, Barbara Turner, Jack Warden December 10, 1962 (1962-12-10)
A drunk salesman tries to talk a disabled woman out of filing a law suit against him after he runs over her with his car.
12 44 "Pack Up All My Cares and Woes" David Lowell Rich Wilton Schiller Edward Andrews, Russ Bender, Lillian Buyeff, Ruth Foster, Stacy Harris, John Lawrence, Burgess Meredith, Leo Penn, Barney Phillips, Alice Rodriguez, Paul Sorensen, de:Marianne Stewart December 17, 1962 (1962-12-17)
Casey finds himself in the middle of a legal wrangle when a lawyer pressures him to testify in court that brain surgery on Lester Partridge will do away with the convict's murderous tendencies.
13 45 "Saturday, Surgery and Stanley Schultz" Irving Lerner Alvin Sargent Jan Bradley, Barry Brooks, Jon Cedar, James Dunn, Bern Hoffman, Hope Holiday, John Lodge, Jean MacRae, Robert Miller, Eli Mintz, Frances Osborne, John Pavelko, Alice Rodriguez, Sydney Smith, Moria Turner December 31, 1962 (1962-12-31)
Casey wonders why hospital clown Stanley Schultz, who has performed for patients for eight years, refuses to entertain the patients in neurosurgery.
14 46 "I'll Be Alright in the Morning" Sydney Pollack Story by : Theodore Apstein & Wilton Schiller
Teleplay by : Wilton Schiller
Charlene Brooks, Steven Hill, Bethel Leslie, Ernest A. Losso (credited as Ernest Losso) January 7, 1963 (1963-01-07)
When a surgeon discovers he has a disorder that causes him to lose his balance, he determines to continue in his career.
15 47 "A Cardinal Act of Mercy Part 1" Sydney Pollack Norman Katkov Gary Crosby, Timmy Everett, Glenda Farrell, Miranda Jones, Lillian Powell, Napoleon Simpson, Kim Stanley January 14, 1963 (1963-01-14)
Casey tries to help a lawyer kick her morphine habit, but encounters resistance, lies and manipulation when she gets a guileless young man to smuggle dope into her hospital room. He is visiting his mother, who is in the hospital for treatment of injuries received in a beating.
16 48 "A Cardinal Act of Mercy Part 2" Sydney Pollack Norman Katkov Gary Crosby, Timmy Everett, Glenda Farrell, Kim Stanley January 21, 1963 (1963-01-21)
Dr. Zorba uncovers Faith's secret, that she is a drug addict who gets a young man to smuggle in morphine for her after Zorba refuses her any more morphine shots.
17 49 "Use Neon for My Epitaph" Paul Nickell Gilbert Ralston Sallie Brophy, Curt Conway, Will Kuluva, Paul Martin, Gary Merrill, Bryan O'Byrne, Alice Rodriguez, Don Spruance, Evelyn Ward January 28, 1963 (1963-01-28)
Movie star Miles Houghton collapses during the filming of a multimillion-dollar production and Casey's diagnosis is if Houghton returns to work, he will die.
18 50 "He Thought He Saw an Albatross" Leo Penn Don Brinkley Dianne Foster, Mary Gregory, Bernie Hamilton, Kim Hamilton, Leslie Nielsen, Leo Penn February 4, 1963 (1963-02-04)
A psychiatrist claims that he can cure Casey's patient without the aid of neurosurgery.
19 51 "A Short Biographical Sketch of James Tuttle Peabody MD" Paul Nickell Norman Katkov Claudia Bryar, Gage Clarke, Lisabeth Hush, Maurice Jara, de:Karl Lukas, Erin O'Donnell, Joseph Sweeney, Justin Smith, Fred Vincent February 11, 1963 (1963-02-11)
Although he's still an intern, Jimmy Peabody is raising funds to finance a medical clinic of his own, and one of the sources he's depending on is wealthy Adam Garrett, an elderly patient at County General.
20 52 "A Hundred More Pipers" Leo Penn Barry Oringer Marcus Demian, James Donald, Ruth Foster, fr:Mary LaRoche, Walter Mathews, Paula Petris, Harold J. Stone, Edmund Williams February 18, 1963 (1963-02-18)
Dr. Casey admires surgeon Alvin MacKenzie, but he can't understand why his colleague has erected such a cold barrier between himself and his patients.
21 53 "Suffer the Little Children" Sydney Pollack James E. Moser, Elizabeth Allen, Paul Comi, James Griffith, Leslye Hunter, Jacqueline Scott, Edward C. Short, Russell Thorson, Moria Turner, Cece Whitney (credited as CeCe Whitney) February 25, 1963 (1963-02-25)
After an infant dies of head injuries, Casey learns that her sister was also hurt at about the same time - and he begins to doubt that the children were really accident victims.
22 54 "Rigadoon for Three Pianos" Leo Penn Gilbert Ralston Virginia Christine, Diana Hyland, Stephen Joyce, Alfred Ryder, Beatrice Straight March 4, 1963 (1963-03-04)
Greta Bauer's mother is dominating not only her career as a pianist, but her personal life as well - and her aunt Alice refuses to undergo crucial surgery unless she is assured that Greta will have her freedom.
23 55 "The White Ones Are Dolphins" Alex March James J. Sweeney Luther Adler, Nick Dennis, Sharon Farrell, John Qualen March 11, 1963 (1963-03-11)
  • An eccentric is picketing County General which proves embarrassing for his student-nurse daughter and exasperating for Casey.
  • Special guest star Ray Walston as Councilman York
24 56 "Will Everyone Who Believes in Terry Dunne Please Applaud" Alex March Story by : Wilton Schille] & Leo Penn
Teleplay by : Wilton Schiller
Pete Beathard, Lane Bradford, Neville Brand, Lane Bradford, Nick Dennis, Sally Gracie, Ronnie Knox, Tony Linehan March 18, 1963 (1963-03-18)
  • Casey tangles with an apparently self-destructive 39-year-old football star who refuses to undergo desperately needed surgery.

Also starring: Lee Kinsolving as Terrence Dunne Jr.

25 57 "For I Will Plait Thy Hair with Gold" Leo Penn Gilbert Ralston Peter Baldwin, Nick Dennis, Mariette Hartley, Dan O'Herlihy March 25, 1963 (1963-03-25)
Despite surgery, Julie Carr may go blind – and now her fiancee has left her to face the darkness alone.
26 58 "Father Was an Intern" Alex March Norman Katkov Philip Bourneuf, Dabney Coleman, Tony Franke, Theodore Lehmann (credited as Ted Lehmann), Ralph Moody, Michael Parks, Frances Reid, Doris Roberts, James Whitmore April 1, 1963 (1963-04-01)
Bud Forrest frowns on his financially pressed father's plans to complete his long-delayed internship.
28 60 "La Vie, La Vie Interieure" Leo Penn Gilbert Ralston Gloria Calomee, Guy De Vestel, Olive Deering, Michael Forest, Paul Mantee, John Pickard, Peggy Rea. Dick Wilson April 22, 1963 (1963-04-22)
A singer refuses to let an inoperable brain tumor prevent her from fulfilling a concert commitment.
29 61 "My Enemy Is a Bright Green Sparrow" Robert Butler Barry Oringer Arthur Batanides, Marcel Dalio, John Larch, Patricia Neal, Richard Reeves, Charles Wagenheim de:Jan Shutan, Charles Wagenheim April 29, 1963 (1963-04-29)
Staff psychiatrist Louise Chapelle has skid row patient Robert Anderson transferred to her care – but his revelations under narcosynthesis disturb her profoundly.
30 62 "Lullaby for Billy Dignan" Leo Penn Teleplay by : Gilbert Ralston
Story by: Jerry Davis
Philip Abbott, Barbara Barrie, fr:Don Hanmer, Ruth Phillips May 6, 1963 (1963-05-06)
An adopted child requires a series of major operations.
31 63 "Hang No Hats on Dreams" Irving Lerner Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) Ed Begley, de:Doreen Lang, Jon Lormer, Kathy Nolan, Willard Sage May 13, 1963 (1963-05-13)
Casey runs head-on into the problem of medical quackery when one of his colleagues seeks treatment from a charlatan.

Season 3: 1963–64[edit]

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1 64 "For This Relief, Much Thanks" Sydney Pollack Steven Carabatsos & John T. Dugan Scott Marlowe, Millie Perkins, Oscar Homolka, Paul Richards, Eduard Franz September 9, 1963 (1963-09-09)
A musician is disturbed by the conflict between himself and his cruelly authoritarian father. The events of this episode continued in the first episode of Breaking Point the following week.
2 65 "Justice to a Microbe" Leo Penn Jack Raphael Guss Robert Loggia, James Caan, Paul Comi September 18, 1963 (1963-09-18)
The entire hospital staff is put on emergency service to treat a patient who has a radioactive substance in his spine. Dr. Maggie Graham switches her specialty from Anesthesiology to Neurology.
3 66 "With the Rich and Mighty, Always a Little Patience" Paul Wendkos Norman Katkov Anne Francis, Frank Aletter, Frederick Beir September 25, 1963 (1963-09-25)
A spoiled young socialite is used to getting what she wants and now she wants Dr. Casey.
4 67 "Allie" Leo Penn Barry Oringer Sammy Davis Jr., Greg Morris October 2, 1963 (1963-10-02)
A baseball star loses an eye during an accident on the field, then clashes with an African-American doctor who thinks the baseball player has no future.
5 68 "If There Were Dreams to Sell" Mark Rydell Gabrielle Upton Suzy Somers, Cecil Kellaway, Kay Medford October 9, 1963 (1963-10-09)
11-year-old Collie Smith sees Dr. Casey as a father figure, given a family life that includes the absence of her real father, her dying grandfather and her apathetic mother.
6 69 "The Echo of a Silent Cheer (Part 1)" Leo Penn William P. McGivern Barry Sullivan, Beau Bridges October 16, 1963 (1963-10-16)
The body-building campaign set up by David Masterson, the father of an athlete, conflicts with Dr. Casey's insistence that the boy needs an operation.
7 70 "The Echo of a Silent Cheer (Part 2)" Leo Penn William P. McGivern Barry Sullivan, Beau Bridges, Edward Asner October 23, 1963 (1963-10-23)
David Masterson sues County General for $1 million, claiming that an unauthorized operation on his son by Dr. Casey has left him totally and permanently paralyzed.
8 71 "Little Drops of Water, Little Grains of Sand" Richard C. Sarafian Les Pine Aldo Ray, Norma Crane October 30, 1963 (1963-10-30)
Though a factory worker is brought to County general with an apparent brain tumor, Dr. Casey suspects lead poisoning and begins an investigation of the factory.
9 72 "Light Up the Dark Corners" Mark Rydell Jeanne Beeching Richard Basehart, Piper Laurie, J. Pat O'Malley November 6, 1963 (1963-11-06)
An Irish sea captain's terminal disease brings him to County General, where he meets a feisty Irish nurse who eventually falls in love with him.
10 73 "Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast" Irving Lerner Don Brinkley Ricardo Montalban, Logan Ramsey November 13, 1963 (1963-11-13)
Patient Henry Davis abuses women, which he confesses to Dr. Graham, who is bound by doctor-patient privilege not to reveal the information.
11 74 "Fire in a Sacred Fruit Tree" Robert Butler Anthony Lawrence Dean Jones, Ulla Jacobsson November 20, 1963 (1963-11-20)
Medical ethics come into play when debate over whether the unborn child of a refugee mother should be aborted due to health concerns.
12 75 "Dispel the Black Cyclone That Shakes the Throne" Vince Edwards (credited as Vincent Edwards) Story by : Alvin Sargent
Teleplay by : Jack Laird
Mary Astor, Eileen Heckart, James Dunn, Luana Anders November 27, 1963 (1963-11-27)
An aging operatic diva is going blind, with her devoted secretary standing by her side.
13 76 "My Love, My Love" Richard C. Sarafian Story by : Eugene Solow
Teleplay by : William Wood
Barry Nelson, Anna-Lisa, Anjanette Comer December 4, 1963 (1963-12-04)
Married pathologist Joe Garry develops multiple sclerosis, and begins running County General's ward that deals with people afflicted with the disease. While there, he becomes attracted to one of the female patients.
14 77 "From Too Much Love of Living" Mark Rydell Norman Jacob Barbara Rush, Peter Mark Richman December 11, 1963 (1963-12-11)
Dr. Casey treats a woman who tried to commit suicide because her husband's medical career at County General is causing him to neglect her, which causes Dr. Casey to counsel the couple.
15 78 "It Is Getting Dark… And We Are Lost" Leo Penn Story by : Barry Trivers
Teleplay by : Jack Laird & Teddi Sherman
Ann Jillian, Robert Webber, Gene Lyons December 18, 1963 (1963-12-18)
Dr. Casey desperately attempts to locate the father of a precocious girl who is found mumbling in Latin and German after having been injured in an accident.
16 79 "The Last Splintered Spoke of the Old Burlesque Wheel" Robert Butler Story by : Al C. Ward
Teleplay by : Charles K. Peck Jr.
Maggie McNamara, George Grizzard December 25, 1963 (1963-12-25)
Dr. Casey attempts to restore a stripper's self-worth, after she was heavily influenced by a hypocritical evangelist.
17 80 "The Light That Loses, The Night That Wins" Irving Lerner Oliver Crawford Dana Andrews, Peggy McCay January 1, 1964 (1964-01-01)
A once-great surgeon loses his nerve after one of his patients dies under his care, and Dr. Casey attempts to motivate him into performing another operation.
18 81 "I'll Get on My Ice Floe and Wave Goodbye" Mark Rydell Fred Freiberger Charles Ruggles, Suzanne Cupito, Rachel Ames January 8, 1964 (1964-01-08)
A stubborn old man is hospitalized due to a stroke and refuses to tell any of the hospital staff his name, so that he's not a burden to his family. He attempts to leave in order to attend his granddaughter's dancing debut.
19 82 "The Only Place Where They Know My Name" Irving Lerner Lionel E. Siegel Phil Harris, Michael Higgins January 15, 1964 (1964-01-15)
An ethics debate erupts when a homeless man offers to have his eye removed for a fee so that a research biologist can conduct an experiment.
20 83 "There Was Once a Man in the Land of Uz" Charles R. Rondeau Anthony Lawrence Robert Walker Jr., Royal Dano January 22, 1964 (1964-01-22)
Larry Franklin is a man with a gift for religious visions, but his gift could disappear if Dr. Casey removes a blood clot from his brain.
21 84 "One Nation Indivisible" Leo Penn Story by : Marcus Demian
Teleplay by : Norman Katkov
Susan Gordon, Michael Conrad, Ned Glass January 29, 1964 (1964-01-29)
On the Fourth of July, a young girl with a rare blood type suffers head injuries from an auto accident. However, she can't undergo life-saving surgery until the blood is obtained, resulting in Dr. Casey's mobilizing communication for a nationwide request.
22 85 "Goodbye to Blue Elephants and Such" Leo Penn Story by : Jeanne Beeching
Teleplay by : Dean Riesner
Davey Davison, Virginia Christine, James T. Callahan February 5, 1964 (1964-02-05)
After a student nurse is attacked in a park near the hospital, she fakes amnesia in order to avoid having to reveal to her fiance what she was doing in the park.
23 86 "The Bark of a Three-Headed Hound" Harmon Jones Meyer Dolinsky Bradford Dillman, Jeffrey Morris, Sally Kellerman February 12, 1964 (1964-02-12)
Two men are confined to the same hospital room, respectively suffering from severe lung trouble and facing brain surgery. They're both in love with the latter's wife and make a fateful bet that the surviving patient will get the other's life insurance money.
24 87 "The Sound of One Hand Clapping" Leo Penn Michael Zagor Robert Culp, Milton Selzer, Richard Evans, Pilar Seurat February 19, 1964 (1964-02-19)
A veteran of the Korean War refuses anethesia when a bullet needs to be removed from his leg.
25 88 "A Falcon's Eye, a Lion's Heart, a Girl's Hand" Mark Rydell Barry Oringer Harry Guardino, Robert F. Simon, Abraham Sofaer February 26, 1964 (1964-02-26)
Knowing that a former neurosurgeon's license to practice medicine has been revoked, a desperate Dr. Casey asks him to perform surgery in the midst of an emergency, resulting in Dr. Casey's being summoned before County Hospital's Board of Inquiry.
26 89 "The Lonely Ones" Leo Penn Richard Landau Jill Ireland, Betsy Jones-Moreland March 4, 1964 (1964-03-04)
An alcoholic schoolteacher is hit by a playground glider, and when she's treated at the hospital, Dr. Casey seeks to discover the reason for her drinking.
27 90 "Keep Out of Reach of Adults" Harmon Jones William P. McGivern Richard Kiley, Geraldine Brooks March 11, 1964 (1964-03-11)
The operator of a health clinic who peddles phony cures attempts to convince his wife that his treatments will work on her, despite an official diagnosis by Dr. Casey of a brain tumor.
28 91 "Dress My Doll Pretty" Mark Rydell Story by : Paul Mason
Teleplay by : Gabrielle Upton
Betsy Hale, Sheree North, Mike Kellin March 18, 1964 (1964-03-18)
A lonely 10-year-old girl who's been hospitalized with a head injury, prefers the help of a junk dealer instead of her irresponsible mother.
29 92 "Onions and Mustard Seed Will Make Her Weep" Charles R. Rondeau Les Pine Noreen Corcoran, Virginia Eiler March 25, 1964 (1964-03-25)
A guilt-ridden Dr. Casey, who was unable to save the life of a man due to inconclusive tests, must deal with his confused widow's appeal for comfort and sympathy and her inability to cope with motherhood.
30 93 "Make Me the First American" Mark Rydell Anthony Lawrence Frank DeKova, Mario Alcalde, Burt Brinckerhoff April 1, 1964 (1964-04-01)
A aged and terminally ill Native American becomes a symbol of courage to a youth who's fearing his pending surgery.
31 94 "Heap Logs and Let the Blaze Laugh Out" Irving Lerner Chester Krumholz Irene Dailey, Charles Robinson, Gail Kobe April 8, 1964 (1964-04-08)
A career woman puts Dr. Casey in a difficult position when she chooses to leave the assets of her firm to County General in her will.
32 95 "For a Just Man Falleth Seven Times" Vince Edwards (credited as Vincent Edwards) Story by : Gilbert Ralston and Harry Rellis
Teleplay by : Gilbert Ralston
Lew Ayres, Lee Grant, Sharon Farrell April 15, 1964 (1964-04-15)
Businessman Thomas Hardin seeks to get more enjoyment out of life, but his time left to live is diminishing rapidly.
33 96 "The Evidence of Things Not Seen" Irving Lerner John Meredyth Lucas Wilfrid Hyde-White, Katharine Ross, Joby Baker, Carl Benton Reid April 22, 1964 (1964-04-22)
A Catholic missioary priest seeks to heal the breach between the father of another patient and her atheist husband.

Season 4: 1964–65[edit]

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1 97 "August is the Month Before Christmas" Allen Reisner John Kneubuhl Margaret Leighton, Jessica Walter, Gerald Michenaud, Ted Bessell, Stella Stevens September 14, 1964 (1964-09-14)
A young boy brought to County General with a head injury is found to have a hereditary disorder that his mother is evasive about. Dr. Casey also plans to operate on Jane Hancock, a woman who has been in a come for 15 years.
2 98 "A Bird in the Solitude Singing" John Meredyth Lucas John Meredyth Lucas Anne Frances, Buck Taylor, Stella Stevens September 21, 1964 (1964-09-21)
An brilliant, but embittered alcoholic who needs risky plastic surgery to restore her disfigured face, develops a relationship with a paralyzed patient.
3 99 "But Who Shall Beat the Drums?" Leo Penn Norman Jacob Rip Torn, Susan Bay, Stella Stevens, John Anderson September 28, 1964 (1964-09-28)
A literature student working on his doctorate is in need of brain surgery before he takes his oral exams.
4 100 "Autumn Without Red Leaves" Mark Rydell Story by : Lou Shaw
Teleplay by : Norman Katkov & Chester Krumholz
Robert Culp, Collin Wilcox, Stella Stevens October 5, 1964 (1964-10-05)
An artist with dreams of a great future is left color blind by a stroke. Meanwhile, Dr. Casey takes his formerly comatose patient Jane Hancock out to dinner.
5 101 "You Fish or You Cut Bait" Allen Reisner Norman Katkov Stella Stevens, John Anderson, William Demarest October 12, 1964 (1964-10-12)
The wealthy father of Jame Hancock makes Dr. Casey a lucrative offer if he'll marry her.
6 102 "For Jimmy, the Best of Everything" Mark Rydell Barry Oringer Peter Falk, Lee Grant, Malachi Throne October 19, 1964 (1964-10-19)
An ambitious doctor neglects his ailing fiance while the threat of the bubonic plague epidemic exists.
7 103 "A Woods Full of Question Marks" Marc Daniels Ellis Marcus Dane Clark, June Reed, Nancy Rennick, Meg Wyllie October 26, 1964 (1964-10-26)
Emergency surgery is performed by Dr. Casey on Kathy Huntsinger, a "profoundly deaf" girl whose father wants to send her to a school for mentally disabled children.
8 104 "A Thousand Words Are Mute" John Meredyth Lucas Allan Scott Pippa Scott, Robert Sampson, Elisabeth Fraser November 9, 1964 (1964-11-09)
A young English professor suffers a stroke just prior to getting married, and Dr. Casey refuses to baby her in order to speed her recovery.
9 105 "Money, a Horse and a Knowledge of Latin" Charles R. Rondeau Oliver Crawford Barry Sullivan, Angela Greene, Walter Brooke November 16, 1964 (1964-11-16)
After a man is injured in a fall, Dr. Casey requests immediate surgery. However, the man's wife insists that Dr. Arnold Swanson, a noted author of medical books, perform the operation, even though his writing is better than his surgical technique.
10 106 "A Disease of the Heart Called Love" Mark Rydell Pat Fielder Shelley Winters, Milt Kamen November 23, 1964 (1964-11-23)
Lydia Mitchum, an unwed nurse puts her life and the life of her unborn child at risk when she insists on bearing the child despite suffering from a disease.
11 107 "Kill the Dream, but Spare the Dreamer" Allen Reisner Lionel E. Siegel Darren McGavin, Peggy McCay, Allan Melvin November 30, 1964 (1964-11-30)
Working temporarily at a veterans' hospital, Dr. Casey clashes with the head of neurosurgery who seems more interested in boosting the morale of patients than performing surgery.
12 108 "Courage at 3 A.M." John Erman Alfred Brenner Janice Rule, Whit Bissell December 7, 1964 (1964-12-07)
A biochemist pressures Dr. Casey into performing a cancer operation so that she can continue an important research project.
13 109 "The Wild, Wild, Wild Waltzing World" Paul Wendkos Jack Curtis Joan Hackett, Robert Loggia December 14, 1964 (1964-12-14)
A suicidal polio victim is encouraged by the love of a war veteran.
14 110 "A Boy is Standing Outside the Door" John Meredyth Lucas Theodore Apstein Maureen O'Sullivan, Tony Bill, Elsa Lanchester January 4, 1965 (1965-01-04)
A widowed mother of a cerebral palsy-afflicted high school student is overprotective in her attempts to shield him from life's frustrations.
15 111 "Where Does the Boomerang Go?" John Meredyth Lucas Story by : P.K. Palmer
Teleplay by : Chester Krumholz
George Hamilton, Bob Random, Norman Fell, Aneta Corsaut, Irene Tedrow January 11, 1965 (1965-01-11)
An Australian veterinarian gives Dr. Casey a key clue in a baffling case of a boy's illness when it's determined that it's due to having conducted scientific research in bat caves.
16 112 "Pas de Deux" Marc Daniels Dick Nelson Susan Oliver, Harvey Lembeck, Alfred Ryder, Dan Tobin January 18, 1965 (1965-01-18)
While visiting San Francisco, Dr. Casey ends up giving a visiting Russian ballerina a tour of the city, while her ballet master fears that she's been kidnapped.
17 113 "Every Other Minute, It's the End of the World" Vince Edwards (credited as Vincent Edwards) Sam Ross Francis Lederer, Patricia Hyland January 25, 1965 (1965-01-25)
A diabetic refuses to take her insulin, which could result in permanent blindness, while her father is reluctant to have Dr. Casey perform a risky surgery that has only previously been performed on animals.
18 114 "A Rambling Discourse on Egyptian Water Clocks" John Meredyth Lucas Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) Peter Haskell, Barbara Barrie, Walter Koenig February 1, 1965 (1965-02-01)
Dr. Casey must deal with a brilliant philosophy scholar who is suffering from an ailment that the man declares is terminal, much to the chagrin of his wife.
19 115 "When I Am Grown to Man's Estate" Leo Penn Michael Zagor Roddy McDowall, Donald Losby, Madeleine Sherwood February 8, 1965 (1965-02-08)
A precocious boy suffers self-induced epileptic seizures, which helps a welfare worker who is doing a research paper on the affliction.
20 116 "A Man, a Maid, and a Marionette" Marc Daniels Story by : Merwin Gerard
Teleplay by : Chester Krumholz
Marsha Hunt, Van Johnson, Tim McIntire, Indus Arthur February 22, 1965 (1965-02-22)
Jerry Dawson is considered a hypochondriac by his father because of coddling of his mother, but his fiancée urges him to make his own health decisions and fix the problems between his parents.
21 117 "A Dipperful of Water from a Poisoned Well" John Meredyth Lucas Les Pine Denny Scott Miller, Viveca Lindfors, Hans Conried, Mark Sturges March 1, 1965 (1965-03-01)
A dock worker with heavy family obligations is hospitalized. This circumstance causes his mother, who he financially supports along with his invalid father and sickly brother, to claim that he's faking his illness.
22 118 "A Little Fun to Match the Sorrow" Jerry Lewis Chester Krumholz Jerry Lewis, Dianne Foster, James Best, Tige Andrews March 8, 1965 (1965-03-08)
The clownish actions of a new neurosurgery resident draw the wrath of Dr. Casey, but they're simply a cover-up for his deep concern for his patients.
23 119 "Minus That Rusty Old Hacksaw" Leon Benson Story by : Ellis Marcus & Al C. Ward
Teleplay by : Ellis Marcus
Gloria Swanson, Joe De Santis March 15, 1965 (1965-03-15)
Dr. Ted Hoffman, an associate of Dr. Casey, must contend with his manipulative new stepmother who seeks to control his father's affairs.
24 120 "Eulogy in Four Flats" Vince Edwards (credited as Vincent Edwards) Chester Krumholz Lee Tracy, Tom Drake, Norma Connolly, Donna Anderson March 22, 1965 (1965-03-22)
A combative recluse lives in squalor and has three people continually providing assistance to him. However, he's accused by Dr. Casey of faking his handicapped legs in order to maintain that help.
25 121 "Three Li'l Lambs" Vince Edwards (credited as Vincent Edwards) Story by : Rod Alexander
Teleplay by : Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Rod Alexander
Nick Adams, Norman Alden, William Arvin, Marlo Thomas, Kathy Kersh March 29, 1965 (1965-03-29)
A trio of aspiring neurosurgeons are severely tested by Dr. Casey.
26 122 "A Slave is On the Throne" Alex March Story by : Lee Berg
Teleplay by : Chester Krumholz
Nancy Berg, Gene Dynarski, Colette Jackson, Jack Klugman, Pippa Scott, Jeanne Justin, K.L. Smith April 12, 1965 (1965-04-12)
The ability of a skilled surgeon (Klugman) is compromised by his infidelity to his wife (Scott) with a married woman (Berg).
27 123 "Journeys End in Lovers Meeting" Alan Crosland Jr. Pat Fielder Red Buttons, Antoinette Bower, Ellen Corby, Julie Parrish, Len Wayland, S. John Launer, Jon Lormer, Kip King, Argentina Brunetti April 19, 1965 (1965-04-19)
A dedicated schoolteacher (Buttons) is burdened with the strong premonition that his wife (Bower) won't survive brain surgery.
28 124 "The Day They Stole County General" Marc Daniels Sheldon Stark Nick Dennis, Howard Da Silva, Sharon Farrell, Cliff Norton, Mary Wickes, Larry Hovis, Lee Krieger, Bert Conroy, Vincent Perry April 26, 1965 (1965-04-26)
While his niece lies seriously ill in the hospital, a con man (Howard Da Silva) attempts to remove valuable equipment from the hospital in piecemeal fashion.
29 125 "Did Your Mother Come From Ireland, Ben Casey?" Allen Reisner D.C. Fontana Tom Bosley, Stephen Coit, Raymond Joyer (credited as Ray Joyer), William Long Jr. (credited as William Long), Billy Mumy, Michael Pataki, Cesar Romero May 3, 1965 (1965-05-03)
After being stricken with appendicitis, Dr. Casey is placed in a hospital room between an Irishman (Bosley) with a brain tumor who loves to talk and an alcoholic doctor (Romero) who lost his practice and wants to die.
30 126 "From Sutter's Crick...and Beyond Farewell" Irving Lerner Jack Curtis Wilfrid Hyde-White, John Megna, Ted Gehring, K.L. Smith May 10, 1965 (1965-05-10)
A medium who's wanted by the police for fraud strikes up a relationship with a boy who is faking an inability to talk.
31 127 "A Horse Named Stravinsky" Alan Crosland Jr. Barry Oringer John Hubbard, Eartha Kitt, Paul Lukather, Mike Murphy, John Qualen, Percy Rodrigues, Carlos Romero, Everett Sloane May 17, 1965 (1965-05-17)
The disturbed wife of a skilled surgeon suffers a seizure. The husband attributes the problem to her psychiatric care, but Dr. Casey believes she's simply afraid of going insane.

Season 5: 1965–66[edit]

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1 128 "War of Nerves" Richard C. Sarafian Alfred Brenner & Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) Antoinette Bower, Richard Devon, Diana Douglas, Shary Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Malachi Throne September 13, 1965 (1965-09-13)
Two biological warfare researchers develop puzzling neurological symptoms, including bleeding of the brain, which Dr. Casey believes can be stopped by undergoing a risky, unproven surgery.
2 129 "O' the Big Wheel Turns by Faith, by Faith" Marc Daniels Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Lionel E. Siegel R.N. Bullard, Allen Calm (credited as Alan Calm), Davey Davison, James Farentino, Shary Marshall, Stephen McNally, Gregory Morton, Malachi Throne September 20, 1965 (1965-09-20)
After undergoing tests, it's determined that a young woman is faking an attack of polio. Meanwhile, Dr. Casey must deal with a malpractice suit and the resignation of a valuable doctor.
3 130 "A Nightingale Named Nathan" John Meredyth Lucas Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Chester Krumholz it:Sidney Clute, Howard Da Silva, Susan Flannery, Allen Jenkins, Don Marshall, Stephen McNally, Gregory Morton, Sam Weston, Barbara Turner, Claire Wilcox September 27, 1965 (1965-09-27)
After Jewish cantor Nathan Birnbaum (Da Silva) loses his voice, he believes that it's punishment from God for blasphemy, and that he's beyond help.
4 131 "Run for Your Lives, Dr. Galanos Practices Here!" Vince Edwards (credited as Vincent Edwards) Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Barry Oringer Rico Alaniz, Michael Ansara, Betsy Jones-Moreland, Gregory Morton, Nehemiah Persoff, Robert Phillips, Noam Pitlik, Bob Random, Claire Wilcox October 4, 1965 (1965-10-04)
A philosophical conflict between an aging Latin American revolutionary (Persoff) and his son (Ansara) finds Dr. Casey stuck in the middle.
5 132 "Because of the Needle, the Haystack Was Lost" Alan Crosland Jr. Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & John Meredyth Lucas Gladys Cooper, Ann Harding, Byron Morrow, Gregory Morton, George Murdock, Walter Reed, Hari Rhodes, Malachi Throne, Claire Wilcox October 11, 1965 (1965-10-11)
A medical malpractice case that was filed against Dr. Casey is reviewed by the hospital board.
6 133 "What to Her Is Plato?" Marc Daniels Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Richard H. Landau (credited as Richard Landau) Bernie Kopell, Charles Lampkin, Linda Lawson, Gregory Morton, Noam Pitlik, Julie Sommars, Malachi Throne, Bette Treadville October 18, 1965 (1965-10-18)
A young woman (Sommars) who has no money or friends finds herself unable to sign different authorization papers, thereby baffling Dr. Casey and his staff.
7 134 "Francini? Who Is Francini?" Gerald Mayer Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Barry Oringer Lillian Adams, John Bleifer, Gabriel Dell, Richard Dreyfuss, David Fresco, Lee Krieger, Steven Marlo, Edwin Max, David Renard, Pippa Scott, Ward Wood October 25, 1965 (1965-10-25)
A new orderly is suspected of taking hospital supplies in order to give them to impoverished patients.
8 135 "Then I, and You, and All of Us Fell Down" Irving Lerner Story by : Norman Katkov
Teleplay by : Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Norman Katkov
Brian Bedford, Dick Clark, Charles Irving, Len Lesser, Steven Marlo, Noam Pitlik November 1, 1965 (1965-11-01)
A highly acclaimed doctor (Clark) who has just returned from working in Africa is hospitalized.
9 136 "No More, Cried the Rooster - There Will Be Truth" Harvey Hart Story by : Howard Dimsdale & Jo Pagano
Teleplay by : Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Barry Oringer
Antoinette Bower, Benson Fong, Anna Hagan, James Hong, Charles Irving, George Murdock, Martin Priest, Walter Reed, James Shigeta, Malachi Throne, Ron Whelan November 8, 1965 (1965-11-08)
In the midst of the medical malpractice lawsuit against him, Dr. Casey has to pick up one of his interns who was involved in a riot at a coffeehouse.
10 137 "The Importance of Being 65937" Alan Crosland Jr. Kevin DeCourcey & Barry Oringer Wolfe Barzell, R.N. Bullard, Macdonald Carey, Ned Glass, Scott Graham, Phil Posner, Linda Gaye Scott, Billy Snyder, Harry Swoger November 15, 1965 (1965-11-15)
A proud police officer (Carey) who's facing major surgery makes the decision to hide his identity from Dr. Casey.
11 138 "When Givers Prove Unkind" Gerald Mayer Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Michael Zagor Ned Glass, Jonathan Hole, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Allyn Joslyn, Don Keefer, Linda Marsh, Gregory Morton November 22, 1965 (1965-11-22)
Alec Bateman (Joslyn), a wealthy tycoon who's hospitalized, decides that Dr. Casey would be the ideal husband for his stubborn daughter Claudia (Marsh). He makes a large donation to the hospital--but the gift is contingent on Dr. Casey working with Claudia to develop an arts and sciences foundation.
12 139 "The Man from Quasilia" Irving Lerner Oliver Crawford & Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) Victor French, Ned Glass, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Barbara Luna, Joseph Mell, Nico Minardos, Penny Santon, Nicolas Surovy, Al Waxman November 29, 1965 (1965-11-29)
A foreign exchange intern is given such a hard time by Dr. Casey that hospital authorities demand that Dr. Casey explain his actions.
13 140 "Why Did the Day Go Backwards?" Harvey Hart Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Barry Oringer Curt Conway, Jamie Farr, Don Francks, Don Haggerty, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Lainie Kazan, Larry D. Mann, Steven Marlo, Dennis Robertson December 6, 1965 (1965-12-06)
The acting chief of neurosurgery, Dr. Manning Taylor (Hyde-White), fires Dr. Casey and then suffers a stroke. This takes place while Dr. Casey is continually frustrated as he tries to get a case history from a badly beaten girl.
14 141 "You Wanna Know What Really Goes on in a Hospital?" Harry Landers Chester Krumholz Billy Curtis, Don Francks, Lloyd Gough, Craig Hundley, Robert Karnes, Sally Kellerman, Gregory Morton, Michael Murphy, Burt Mustin, Noam Pitlik, Bill Zuckert December 20, 1965 (1965-12-20)
A writer has himself committed to the hospital in an attempt to uncover damaging material for an article.
15 142 "If You Play Your Cards Right, You Too Can Be a Loser" Vince Edwards (credited as Vincent Edwards) John T. Dugan & Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) Nick Dennis, David Jones, Yvonne Craig, Duke Farley, Gary Haynes, Craig Hundley, Vincent Gardenia, Lloyd Gough, Louise Latham, John McLiam, Dolores Quinton, Otto Waldis, December 27, 1965 (1965-12-27)
After the daughter (Y. Craig) of Stefan Dyboski suffers a brain injury, he files a criminal complaint against her husband, Gregg Carter (Jones). However, he's unaware that Carter is under observation at the hospital.
16 143 "In Case of Emergency, Cry Havoc" Harvey Hart Howard Browne & Steven W. Carabatsos Henry Beckman, Geraldine Brooks, John Crowther, Vincent Gardenia, Kathy Garver, Lauren Gilbert, Lloyd Gough, Virginia Gregg, Craig Hundley, Gregory Morton January 3, 1966 (1966-01-03)
Despite the need for immediate surgery after William Benbrook slips into a coma, Dr. Casey must convince his wife Leona (Brooks) that the miracle drug that she's read about won't help him.
17 144 "Meantime, We Shall Express Our Darker Purpose" John Meredyth Lucas Steven W. Carabatsos & Ben Fox Robert Burr, Vincent Gardenia, Virginia Gregg, Craig Hundley, Richard Karlan, Peter Lazer, Judi Meredith, Alfred Ryder, Joey Tata January 10, 1966 (1966-01-10)
A hit-and-run driver (Alfred Ryder) confesses his crime to a priest, with Dr. Casey later accusing the priest of interferring with medical procedure.
18 145 "For San Diego, You Need a Different Bus" Harry Landers Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Barry Oringer Indus Arthur, Wolfe Barzell, Sidney Blackmer, Dane Clark, Ann Elder, Edmund Gilbert, Virginia Gregg, Joseph Mell, Judi Meredith, Greg Mullavey, Davis Roberts January 17, 1966 (1966-01-17)
Despite suffering from heart trouble that results in him being hospitalized, a rabble-rousing writer (Dane Clark) refuses to give Dr. Casey and details of his medical history.
19 146 "Smile, Baby, Smile, It's Only Twenty Dols of Pain" Gerald Mayer Harold Gast Indus Arthur, Sidney Blackmer, Edmund Gilbert, Joanne Gilbert, Virginia Gregg, Pamela McMyler, Judi Meredith, Jan Shutan, Dana Wynter January 24, 1966 (1966-01-24)
Eva Robinson (Wynter) is suffering from painful facial neuralgia, causing her to beg Dr. Casey to operate, despite the fact that she would become horribly disfigured.
20 147 "Fun and Games and Other Tragic Things" Alan Crosland Jr. Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Chester Krumholz Frank Aletter, Indus Arthur, Sidney Blackmer, Edmund Gilbert, Virginia Gregg, Heidy Hunt, Judi Meredith, Noam Pitlik, Jan Shutan, Dolores Sutton January 31, 1966 (1966-01-31)
After being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and given a year to live, Paula Jordan decides to enjoy life and develops a crush on Dr. Casey in the process.
21 148 "Weave Nets to Catch the Wind" Marc Daniels Story by: Tina Pine (credited as Tina Rome) Indus Arthur, Sidney Blackmer, Jeanne Cooper, Ed Gilbert, Lenore Kingston, David Ladd, Gene Lyons, Judi Meredith, Noam Pitlik, Jan Shutan February 7, 1966 (1966-02-07)
Anna Medalle (Cooper) is a controlling and stubborn mother who attempts to hide symptoms of a serious illness from her son.
22 149 "Lullaby for a Wind-Up Toy" John Meredyth Lucas Story by: Richard Bartlett & Richard Leichester (credited as William S. Leicester) Indus Arthur, Sidney Blackmer, Brooke Bundy, Jack Carter, Murray MacLeod, Sherwood Price, Willard Sage February 14, 1966 (1966-02-14)
An unwed and pregnant teenager (Brooke Bundy) is involved in an accident, but refuses to undergo necessary surgery because of her fear that the operation will kill her unborn child.
23 150 "Where Did All the Roses Go?" Marc Daniels and Jud Taylor Story by: Barbara Merlin & Milton Merlin Matt Clark, Kim Darby, Ned Glass, Viveca Lindfors, Joe Maross, Jayne Massey, Sherwood Price February 21, 1966 (1966-02-21)
Owen Carter, whose identical twin brother Oren needs brain surgery after a traffic accident, suffers sympathetic pain. Even though Dr. Casey has determined that the injured man is in no condition to have the operation, a nurse decides to reverse his orders.
24 151 "Twenty Six Ways to Spell Heartbreak: A, B, C, D..." Harry Landers Robert Guy Barrows & Meredith Sklar Margaret Blye, Jhean Burton, Florida Friebus, Ned Glass, Christopher Harris, Peter Haskell, Robert Lipton, Carole Mathews, Sherwood Price, Jack Weston February 28, 1966 (1966-02-28)
Floyd Allen (Harris) is an 8-year-old boy who's hospitalized after attacking his teacher. A subsequent analysis determines that he's suffering from brain damage that can be controlled through both medical and psychiatric treatment.
25 152 "Pull the Wool Over Your Eyes, Here Comes the Cold Wind of Truth" Jud Taylor Story by : Teddi Sherman, Judith Plowden, & Allan Scott
Teleplay by : Howard Dimsdale (credited as Arthur Dales) & Barry Oringer
Margaret Blye, Sam Groom, Peter Haskell, Robert Lipton, Juliet Mills, Jeanne Vaughn March 14, 1966 (1966-03-14)

Dr. Casey must deal with two patients who attempt to self-diagnose their illnesses: Joan Lloyd

(Mills) is a librarian who believes psychosis is behind her headaches, while Jerry Brewster (Lipton) is a pianist who believes that an organic cause is behind pain in his hands.
26 153 "Then, Suddenly, Panic" Marc Daniels Dean Riesner Janet Blair, Richard Collier, Kathryn Grant, (credited as Kathryn Crosby), Edith Leslie, Buddy Lewis, Gavin MacLeod, Bryan O'Byrne, Alice Rodriguez March 21, 1966 (1966-03-21)
Two patients in the same room at the hospital have similar issues: Pat Mason (Grant) looks to be suffering from brain damage, while Charlie Boyd, a singer and dancer, could have a brain tumor.

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