Trapper John, M.D. Season 1
S01 E01Sep 23, 1979
Trapper John, M.D. Sep 23, 1979 Twenty-eight years after the Korean War, former M*A*S*H surgeon ""Trapper"" John McIntyre, now Chief of Surgery at San Francisco Memorial Hospital, is faced with a younger copy of himself - Vietnam vet Dr. ""Gonzo"" Gates.
S01 E02Sep 30, 1979
Flashback Sep 30, 1979 Trapper and Gonzo deal with a deranged Vietnam vet, while Stanley tries to save on taxes by incorporating himself.
S01 E03Oct 7, 1979
Deadly Exposure Oct 7, 1979 When an employee from a local nuclear power plant is admitted to SFM with signs of radiation poisoning, Gonzo cannot understand why it appears that nothing is being done to protect other workers from exposure.
S01 E04Oct 21, 1979
Love is a Three-Way Street Oct 21, 1979 A persistent swain of his ex-wife, Melanie, causes both professional and romantic turmoil for Trapper. Stanley is determined to get rid of the ""Titanic"".
S01 E05Oct 28, 1979
The Shattered Image Oct 28, 1979 A wealthy socialite injured in a car accident tries to cover up the fact that she has no real friends by sending herself flowers and gifts.
S01 E06Nov 11, 1979
What Are Friends For? Nov 11, 1979 A medic who once saved Gonzo's life in Vietnam now wants his friend's help in a fraudulent medical claim.
S01 E07Nov 18, 1979
One For My Baby Nov 18, 1979 A young widow with a stomach tumor leans heavily on her 14-year-old son, who has dealt with the pressure by becoming a closet alcoholic.
S01 E08Dec 2, 1979
Taxi in the Rain Dec 2, 1979 A local street person known as ""Harry the Hinge"" is admitted to SFM with kidney failure, and manages to convince to convince a wealthy hospital patron to keep the free clinic open.
S01 E09Dec 9, 1979
Licensed to Kill Dec 9, 1979 A group of radicals kidnaps Melanie, and gives Trapper an ultimatum: either he kills a policeman who has survived two earlier murder attempts, or they will kill his ex-wife.
S01 E10Dec 23, 1979
The Surrogate Dec 23, 1979 An injured boy is torn between the mother he ran away from and the man he considers to be his father. A grateful sheik gives Gonzo a present he can't refuse - his daughter.
S01 E11Dec 30, 1979
Whose Little Hero Are You? Dec 30, 1979 A brilliant improvisation saves a life but causes problems for Trapper and Riverside.
S01 E12Jan 6, 1980
Boom Jan 6, 1980 There is a bomb somewhere in the hospital set to go off at midnight. The bomb squad can't find it, and the man who planted it is dying from bullet wounds. Can Trapper and Gonzo save his life in time to save San Francisco Memorial?
S01 E13Jan 13, 1980
Have You Hugged Your Nurse Today? Jan 13, 1980 Gloria falls for a man in a wheelchair - who happens to already have a wife. Trapper resents Starch labelling him ""predictable"", and decides to do something about it.
S01 E14Jan 27, 1980
Missionary's Downfall Jan 27, 1980 A former patient who recovered from terminal cancer using a holistic approach he devised has written a book and is looking for converts. He convinces a lupus patient to stop all medical treatment, and nearly allows her to die before accepting that she needs help he cannot give her.
S01 E15Feb 3, 1980
Warning: I May Be Hazardous to Your Health Feb 3, 1980 Stanley thinks he has finally found the love of his life in the hospital's excellent new neurosurgeon, until he learns how she made the money to get through medical school. A sleazy reporter looking for dirt around the hospital gets more than he bargained for.
S01 E16Feb 10, 1980
'Till Life Us Do Part Feb 10, 1980 A man diagnosed with terminal cancer tries to come to terms with the fact that he only has months to live, then must deal with something almost equally disturbing: he has gone into remission while the new friend he has made continues to get worse.
S01 E17Feb 17, 1980
If You Can't Stand the Heat Feb 17, 1980 At first Trapper is not concerned when an old friend starts to behave erratically, but Gonzo suspects that something is wrong, especially when the doctor freezes during an emergency.
S01 E18Feb 24, 1980
Strike Feb 24, 1980 A strike by the nurses at San Francisco Memorial is a threat to patient care and Gonzo's sex life.
S01 E19Mar 2, 1980
It's a Wise Surgeon Mar 2, 1980 A young half-white Korean man comes to the hospital claiming to be Trapper's son, but when John accepts and tries to help him, he runs.
S01 E20Mar 9, 1980
Short Odds Mar 9, 1980 A new female surgeon at SFM suffers a crisis of confidence after she loses a young patient and has to deal with a cowboy who believes all women belong in the kitchen.
S01 E21Mar 23, 1980
Quarantine Mar 23, 1980 When Melanie finds an abandoned baby in the department store she works for, she is ready to adopt him. However, she runs into a couple of problems - the baby has pneumonic plague, and a mother who wants him back.
S01 E22Mar 30, 1980
Hot Line Mar 30, 1980 The only hope for a girl going blind from a brain tumour is an alcoholic retired surgeon. Gonzo starts a telephone help line service at SFM.