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Medical Center 

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Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
James Daly ...  Dr. Paul Lochner 171 episodes, 1969-1976
Chad Everett ...  Dr. Joe Gannon 170 episodes, 1969-1976
Chris Hutson Chris Hutson ...  Nurse Courtland / ... 127 episodes, 1969-1976
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Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced, professional, compassionate man. Dr. Joe Gannon was a young associate professor of surgery and a close friend of Dr. Lochner. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Centro médico See more »

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MGM Television See more »
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Runtime:

(170 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

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4:3
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When it went off the air after 171 first-run episodes, Medical Center had aired the most episodes of any medical programs, comedy or drama. Since then, only House M.D. (177), Diagnosis Murder (178 episodes + 5 Movies + Pilot), Scrubs (182), Bones (246), Frazier (275). ER (331), and Grey's Anatomy (340)) had more episodes about health care practitioners. See more »

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Referenced in Rhoda: A Federal Case (1976) See more »

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A show way ahead of it's time
7 May 2007 | by leetallahasseeSee all my reviews

Not only did this show have a top notch supporting cast, a handsome, charming leading man, and outstanding "guest star" performances, but it took on issues and subjects and issues that were taboo on television until that time (some are still quite controversial even now). Male impotence. A lesbian doctor. Witchcraft. Drug overdoses. Gangs. Sex changes. Mental illnesses. Doctors practicing with no training. Racial issues. Feminisim. Child abuse.I still remember many of the episodes and even some of the dialogue. The issues covered in this groundbreaking series are still relevant to audiences today. This is a series that deserves more attention and needs a DVD box set made!


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