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Season 01, Episode 01 To the Pure

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Oct 2, 1961
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To the Pure Oct 2, 1961 Dr. Ben Casey is at odds with the medical board, particularly Dr. Zorba and Dr. Jensen, because of his manner toward interns. Under a reprimand, Casey tries to persuade the board to approve neurosurgery on nine-year-old Pete Salazar.After the first of three operations on the boy, Casey is accidentally jabbed with a needle while administering a rabies test to a female patient. During his thirty-day wait for a life-or-death prognosis, he is given permission to resume the surgery.

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Season 01, Episode 02 But Linda Only Smiled

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Oct 9, 1961
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But Linda Only Smiled Oct 9, 1961 Little Cathy Reed is brought to the hospital for emergency treatment after an auto accident. Casey prepares a blood transfusion, but her mother won't consent.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Insolent Heart

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Oct 16, 1961
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The Insolent Heart Oct 16, 1961 Dr. Michael Waldman, a former professor of Casey's and a former colleague of Zorba's, comes to the hospital with a cardiovascular ailment diagnosed as fatal. Casey and Zorba want to try a new surgery on him, but the medical board is opposed.

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Season 01, Episode 04 I Remember a Lemon Tree

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Oct 23, 1961
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I Remember a Lemon Tree Oct 23, 1961 Dr. Karl Anders is a brilliant surgeon, and Zorba wants to keep him on at the hospital. But Anders is concerned with illnesses of his own—he's addicted to morphine, and suffers from leukemia.

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Season 01, Episode 05 An Expensive Glass of Water

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Oct 30, 1961
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An Expensive Glass of Water Oct 30, 1961 Casey has Walter Tyson for a patient, the president of a large corporation in difficulties, who makes treatment impossible by ordering him about. Zorba and Dr. Jensen try to dissuade him from withdrawing, because his patient is a big donor to the hospital.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Sound of Laughter

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Nov 6, 1961
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The Sound of Laughter Nov 6, 1961 Tony Romano, a struggling nightclub comic, suffers a cranial seizure. Dr. Casey operates, but Tony is left a paraplegic.

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Season 01, Episode 07 A Few Brief Lines for Dave

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Nov 13, 1961
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A Few Brief Lines for Dave Nov 13, 1961 Dr. Dave Taylor returns to the hospital to do research, but Dr. Casey diagnoses him as a ""hospital bum"" afraid of competition, and also treats a woman's hypochondria.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Pavane for a Gentle Lady

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Nov 20, 1961
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Pavane for a Gentle Lady Nov 20, 1961 By degrees to the bare facts.

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Season 01, Episode 09 My Good Friend Krikor

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Nov 27, 1961
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My Good Friend Krikor Nov 27, 1961 Orderly Nick Kanavaris' good friend Krikor Dakopian is committed by his family to the psychiatric ward. Dr. Casey, however, thinks the ailment is likely to be responsive to neurosurgery.

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Season 01, Episode 10 The Sweet Kiss of Madness

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Dec 4, 1961
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The Sweet Kiss of Madness Dec 4, 1961 Dr. Alan Reynolds' mental state is not improved by constant pressure from his wife to be a successful neurosurgeon. The strain increases when he treats an abused 10-year-old boy. Dr. Casey forestalls an unnecessary operation, and tries to persuade Dr. Reynolds to receive treatment.

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Season 01, Episode 11 A Certain Time, a Certain Darkness

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Dec 11, 1961
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A Certain Time, a Certain Darkness Dec 11, 1961 Expectant mother Ellen Parker loses her child after an auto accident. Casey examines her and finds that she is subject to chronic seizures, and these, not the accident, are responsible for the loss of her baby.

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Season 01, Episode 12 A Dark Night for Billy Harris

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Dec 18, 1961
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A Dark Night for Billy Harris Dec 18, 1961 Dr. Casey operates on Billy Harris, a holdup man shot and paralyzed, but he's also concerned about the policeman, who may have been too keen and might be mentally hampered.

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Season 01, Episode 13 And If I Die

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Jan 1, 1962
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And If I Die Jan 1, 1962 ""The faith that looks through death."" (Wordsworth)

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Season 01, Episode 14 A Memory of Candy Stripes

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Jan 8, 1962
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A Memory of Candy Stripes Jan 8, 1962 Recollections.

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Season 01, Episode 15 Imagine a Long, Bright Corridor

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Jan 15, 1962
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Imagine a Long, Bright Corridor Jan 15, 1962 A clean, well-lighted place.

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Season 01, Episode 16 A Story to Be Softly Told

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Jan 22, 1962
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A Story to Be Softly Told Jan 22, 1962 Between you, me and the nurse's station.

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Season 01, Episode 17 The Big Trouble with Charlie

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Jan 29, 1962
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The Big Trouble with Charlie Jan 29, 1962 He's not quite himself, or is he?

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Season 01, Episode 18 Give My Hands an Epitaph

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Feb 5, 1962
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Give My Hands an Epitaph Feb 5, 1962 Post-scriptum to a surgeon's operating life.

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Season 01, Episode 19 Victory Wears a Cruel Smile

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Feb 12, 1962
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Victory Wears a Cruel Smile Feb 12, 1962 From another point of view.

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Season 01, Episode 20 Odyssey of a Proud Suitcase

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Feb 19, 1962
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Odyssey of a Proud Suitcase Feb 19, 1962 A piece of baggage.

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Season 01, Episode 21 Behold a Pale Horse

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Feb 26, 1962
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Behold a Pale Horse Feb 26, 1962 ""And his name that sat on him was Death.""

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Season 01, Episode 22 For the Ladybug, One Dozen Roses

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Mar 5, 1962
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For the Ladybug, One Dozen Roses Mar 5, 1962 A decorated aviator with an alias goes into surgery.

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Season 01, Episode 23 To a Grand and Natural Finale

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Mar 12, 1962
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To a Grand and Natural Finale Mar 12, 1962 A consummation devoutly to be wished.

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Season 01, Episode 24 Monument to an Aged Hunter

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Mar 19, 1962
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Monument to an Aged Hunter Mar 19, 1962 Souvenirs and trophies.

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Season 01, Episode 25 All the Clocks are Ticking

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Mar 26, 1962
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All the Clocks are Ticking Mar 26, 1962 As time goes by.

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Season 01, Episode 26 Among Others a Girl Named Abilene

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Apr 2, 1962
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Among Others a Girl Named Abilene Apr 2, 1962 A Texas rose.

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Season 01, Episode 27 A Pleasant Thing for the Eyes

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Apr 16, 1962
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A Pleasant Thing for the Eyes Apr 16, 1962 A vision of loveliness.

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Season 01, Episode 28 And Eve Wore a Veil of Tears

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Apr 23, 1962
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And Eve Wore a Veil of Tears Apr 23, 1962 Sorrow and pity.

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Season 01, Episode 29 Preferably, the Less-Used Arm

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Apr 30, 1962
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Preferably, the Less-Used Arm Apr 30, 1962 Might and main.

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Season 01, Episode 30 An Uncommonly Innocent Killing

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May 7, 1962
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An Uncommonly Innocent Killing May 7, 1962 Qualifications for the deed.

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Season 01, Episode 31 So Oft It Chances in Particular Men

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May 21, 1962
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So Oft It Chances in Particular Men May 21, 1962 So oft it chances in particular men That (for some vicious mole of nature in them, As in their birth, wherein they are not guilty, Since nature cannot choose his origin) By the o'ergrowth of some complexion, Oft breaking down the pales and forts of reason, Or by some habit, that too much o'erleavens The form of plausive manners—that (these men, Carrying, I say, the stamp of one defect, Being nature's livery, or fortune's star) Their virtues else, be they as pure as grace, As infinite as man may undergo, Shall in the general censure take corruption From that particular fault. The dram of evil Doth all the noble substance of a doubt, To his own scandal.Hamlet

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Season 01, Episode 32 When You See an Evil Man

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May 28, 1962
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When You See an Evil Man May 28, 1962 The patient and the ill.

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