Type
Scripted
Premiered
Nov. 02, 1998
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network

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Becker

The show revolves around things that annoy Dr. John Becker, a local New York doctor. His nurse Margaret is one of the few people who can tolerate Becker. Although a comedy, series tackled few serious issues like race, homosexuality, AIDS, Cerebral AVM, the 911 Terrorists attacks and political correctness.

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Last Episode

06x13 D.N.R. Aired: Jan. 28, 2004

In the series finale, Becker realizes he's happy, but Chris fears that John is going to break up with her after he invites her to dinner at a …

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The show had 6 seasons and 129 episodes air between 1998 and 2004.

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  • The character of Margaret's husband, Lewis, is never seen in the show, a gag in the tradition of Cheers, in which Norm's wife, Vera, is never seen, and Frasier, in which Niles' wife, Maris,…
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    The character of Margaret's husband, Lewis, is never seen in the show, a gag in the tradition of Cheers, in which Norm's wife, Vera, is never seen, and Frasier, in which Niles' wife, Maris, is never seen.
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  • In one episode, Bob is walking out of Reggie's Diner as Becker walks in. He says, "Out of my way Gulliver," referring to Ted Danson's role in Gulliver's Travels (1996) (TV)
  • Throughout the first season, Linda (Shawnee Smith) is seen wearing a lab coat even though neither Dr. Becker nor Nurse Margaret wear one. This is because Smith was pregnant with her first…
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    Throughout the first season, Linda (Shawnee Smith) is seen wearing a lab coat even though neither Dr. Becker nor Nurse Margaret wear one. This is because Smith was pregnant with her first child at the time and used the lab coat to hide her pregnancy. She also used various props, such as patient charts and purses, to help conceal it.
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