Trapper John, M.D. Season 4
S04 E01Sep 26, 1982
Don't Rain on My Charade Sep 26, 1982 When Melanie's mother comes for a surprise visit, Trapper learns that Melanie has kept their divorce a secret from her for the last six years. Gonzo suggests that a doctor should work as a nurse for a week to get a better idea of the problems they are having, and he gets volunteered for the job.
S04 E02Oct 3, 1982
Truth and Consequences (1) Oct 3, 1982
S04 E03Oct 10, 1982
Truth and Consequences (2) Oct 10, 1982
S04 E04Oct 17, 1982
Three on a Mismatch Oct 17, 1982 Trapper falls for a hospital scrubwoman Slocum falls for a patient.
S04 E05Oct 24, 1982
The Object of My Affliction Oct 24, 1982 Jackpot recommends surgery for a man who suffers from Munchhausen's disease, a psychological disorder which leads him to fake symptoms.
S04 E06Oct 31, 1982
You Pays Your Money Oct 31, 1982 A miserly industrialist with an obsession for anonymity badgers the hospital staff.
S04 E07Nov 7, 1982
The Ransom Nov 7, 1982 A bitter former hospital employee takes Riverside hostage and demands $1 million ransom.
S04 E08Nov 21, 1982
Thanks for Giving Nov 21, 1982 On a foggy Thanksgiving, Slocum hits Trapper with his car. As John fights for his life, staff members recall (in flashbacks) reasons they have to be thankful for his friendship and help.
S04 E09Nov 28, 1982
The Good Life Nov 28, 1982 Doctor Albright dies from a heart attack. Gonzo and Shoop send Trapper on vacation to Geneva Springs. While Trapper substitutes for a small-town doctor, Riverside is fired and a former patient of Trapper's needs heart surgery.
S04 E10Dec 12, 1982
Getting to Know You Dec 12, 1982 Talented neurosurgeon Russ Brandis enduring a deadly disease and fits of rage he shows are due to the drugs he must take. The surgeon's personal problems are uncovered as Riverside and Gonzo try to recruit him for the hospital staff.
S04 E11Dec 19, 1982
Russians and Ruses Dec 19, 1982 A Soviet diplomat is admitted with pain from a liver tumor.
S04 E12Jan 2, 1983
Life, Death and Vinnie Duncan Jan 2, 1983 Vinnie Duncan, Gonzo's good friend, leads a fund campaign for rare-disease drugs.
S04 E13Jan 9, 1983
Baby on the Line Jan 9, 1983 A baby admitted to the hospital for a urinary tract infection turns out to be a hermaphrodite, sparking a battle between the parents over which sex it should be.
S04 E14Jan 16, 1983
It Only Hurts When I Love Jan 16, 1983 When Gloria Brancusi learns that Andrea, the orphan girl, has come back to the hospital as a patient her first reaction is to run away. Gloria has second thoughts after deciding to adopt the troubled orphan.
S04 E15Jan 23, 1983
Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow Jan 23, 1983 An emotionally troubled musician is released much too early from the hospital. Nurse Shoop suffers a hearing loss.
S04 E16Jan 30, 1983
Forget Me Not Jan 30, 1983 A brilliant surgeon begins suffering from bouts of forgetful and disoriented behavior.
S04 E17Feb 13, 1983
The Spy Who Bugged Me Feb 13, 1983 Gonzo's professional confidence and bedside manner are affected by a malpractice lawsuit, after a young patient asserts he has begun to feel worse from an emergency operation made him. A patient is mistaken for a hospital inspector.
S04 E18Feb 20, 1983
Pasts Imperfect (a.k.a.) Past Imperfect Feb 20, 1983 A woman from Riverside's past is obsessed with him.
S04 E19Mar 13, 1983
Blue Genes Mar 13, 1983 Trapper fears an epidemic after the leader of a research project becomes mysteriously ill.
S04 E20Mar 20, 1983
Primetime Mar 20, 1983 Gonzo's mother introduces him to her new boyfriend, a sportswriter his age. Gonzo is not happy about the situation.
S04 E21Mar 27, 1983
Friends in High Places Mar 27, 1983 Gonzo starts dating a high society woman who tries to convince him to leave the hospital and set up a private practice. She also talks him into selling the Titanic to Jackpot.
S04 E22Apr 3, 1983
South Side Story Apr 3, 1983 Gonzo runs out of gas in front of a decrepit apartment building where a woman has been injured on the broken stairs. When he traces ownership to SFM and brings it to the board, they agree to do something - tear down the building and put up condos.