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Trapper John, M.D. Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 I Only Have Ice for You

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Oct 2, 1983
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I Only Have Ice for You Oct 2, 1983 A professional skater refuses treatment for a heart condition that could be fatal. Stanley and E.J. find out that they are going to be parents.

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Season 05, Episode 02 ... And for Loyal and Devoted Service

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Oct 9, 1983
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... And for Loyal and Devoted Service Oct 9, 1983 The new acting board chairman tries to pressure Arnold Slocum into retirement only four months short of his pension.

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Season 05, Episode 03 All About Everett

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Oct 16, 1983
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All About Everett Oct 16, 1983 All About Everett is an episode of Trapper John, M.D.

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Season 05, Episode 04 May Divorce Be With You

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Oct 23, 1983
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May Divorce Be With You Oct 23, 1983 Trapper's ex-wife starts a self-help group for the wives of doctors, and ends up with one of them on her doorstep. Stanley and E.J. may lose their baby.

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Season 05, Episode 05 What a Difference a Day Makes

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Oct 30, 1983
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What a Difference a Day Makes Oct 30, 1983 Trapper gets called into the hospital on his birthday to deal with a possible epidemic. Stanley is finally able to track down the source of the problem, but that does not do much for John's mood, as everyone seems to have forgotten him.

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Season 05, Episode 06 The Final Cut

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Nov 6, 1983
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The Final Cut Nov 6, 1983 Gonzo is not happy when Trapper passes on to him the job of proctoring three Cardio-Thoracic surgery residents, and things get worse when he learns that he is required to cut one of the residents out of the programme because of budget cuts.

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Season 05, Episode 07 Old Man Liver

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Nov 13, 1983
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Old Man Liver Nov 13, 1983 A 119-year-old man, seemingly in good health, says that he has come to the hospital to die. He changes his mind after media attention makes him feel important again, but Trapper discovers an aortic aneurysm that may kill him after all.

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Season 05, Episode 08 The Agony of D'Feet

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Nov 20, 1983
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The Agony of D'Feet Nov 20, 1983 As SFM fills with the casualties of the Bay City Marathon, E.J. Riverside goes into labour three weeks early. Stanley can't be found, because he has secretly decided to compete in the run.

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Season 05, Episode 09 Mother Load (a.k.a.) If it Ain't Broke

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Nov 27, 1983
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Mother Load (a.k.a.) If it Ain't Broke Nov 27, 1983 Andrea finds out who her real mother is, and wants to meet her. Trapper's concern over the emotional state of a Greek patient brings out the good samaritan in Gonzo, who decides to contact the man's daughter in Greece.

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Season 05, Episode 10 Fat Chance

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Dec 4, 1983
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Fat Chance Dec 4, 1983 Against his better judgement, Trapper agrees to staple the stomach of an obese woman. Gonzo goes to unusual lengths to save Andrea's dog.

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Season 05, Episode 11 Supernurse

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Dec 11, 1983
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Supernurse Dec 11, 1983 Everyone is happy for Gloria when she earns her accreditation in Advanced Cardiac Life Support Care, except one doctor. He does not believe nurses should be doing this kind of work, and tries to have Gloria fired.

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Season 05, Episode 12 Special Delivery

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Jan 1, 1984
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Special Delivery Jan 1, 1984 A nurse/midwife who spreads herself too thin threatens her career and two lives, and may bring Gloria down with her. Gonzo sets up a homey ""birthing centre"" at the hospital.

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Season 05, Episode 13 Play Your Hunch

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Jan 8, 1984
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Play Your Hunch Jan 8, 1984 Trapper's old friend, a former workaholic, turns up after years. Trapper is confused when he finds that the man has quit his job and seems intent on nothing but having fun. An E.S.P. clinic set up in the hospital seems to be bringing out unwanted talents in Ernie.

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Season 05, Episode 14 A Little Knife Music

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Jan 15, 1984
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A Little Knife Music Jan 15, 1984 When an eight-month-old baby is brought to the hospital with respiratory problems, x-rays show that the child is a dwarf.

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Season 05, Episode 15 Where There's a Will

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Jan 29, 1984
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Where There's a Will Jan 29, 1984 A cancer patient who dies at the hospital leaves all his worldly wealth to Gonzo, who discovers that most of it was obtained illegally. Jackpot, Ernie and Gloria conspire to trick Stanley into taking his annual physical.

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Season 05, Episode 16 Send in the Clowns

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Feb 12, 1984
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Send in the Clowns Feb 12, 1984 An elderly woman comes to visit with her husband, who died a year previously. A pediatrician has difficulty dealing with a young boy who has cancer.

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Season 05, Episode 17 This Gland is Your Gland

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Mar 4, 1984
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This Gland is Your Gland Mar 4, 1984 Gonzo is convinced that the paranoia of one of his patients has a physical cause. Slocum attempts to cut back on nursing costs by employing a robot nurse, who proves to be quite successful.

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Season 05, Episode 18 The Fred Connection

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Mar 11, 1984
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The Fred Connection Mar 11, 1984 A patient at SFM who fancies himself a detective is determined to solve the mystery of missing medication, to the despair of the police working on the case.

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Season 05, Episode 19 The Jackpot Pays Off

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Mar 18, 1984
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The Jackpot Pays Off Mar 18, 1984 For two years Jackpot has allowed an elderly friend to believe that $10 a month is paying for full medical insurance, but he runs into trouble when she becomes seriously ill and requires treatment he cannot afford.

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Season 05, Episode 20 I Do, I Don't

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Mar 25, 1984
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I Do, I Don't Mar 25, 1984 Trapper questions Ernie's motives when she accepts a proposal from a long-time suitor only after she finds out that he is dying.

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Season 05, Episode 21 It's About Time

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Apr 1, 1984
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It's About Time Apr 1, 1984 When his office ends up as a temporary storage dump for medical equipment from the WWI era, Trapper imagines how routine cases would have been treated at that time, and decides that SFM isn't quite a dinosaur after all.

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Season 05, Episode 22 Aunt Mildred is Watching You

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May 6, 1984
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Aunt Mildred is Watching You May 6, 1984 An expert brought in by the board to increase hospital productivity only makes life more difficult as the staff deals with a doctor who performs unnecessary surgeries and a shy man with an awkward problem.

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