Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 23, 1979
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

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Trapper John, M.D.

Twenty-eight years after he was discharged from the army, Trapper John McIntyre, who was very much against authority, now finds himself the very thing he was against during the war as he is now chief of surgery at San Francisco Memorial Hospital.

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07x19 The Elusive Butterfly Aired: Sep. 04, 1986

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 7 seasons and 151 episodes air between 1979 and 1986.

Series Fun Facts

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  • Wayne Rogers, who played Trapper John in M*A*S*H, turned down the role because he did not want to play a doctor again on television. (He later played a doctor on the television show House…
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    Wayne Rogers, who played Trapper John in M*A*S*H, turned down the role because he did not want to play a doctor again on television. (He later played a doctor on the television show House Calls, itself a spinoff of a movie, House Calls.)
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  • The name of Gonzo's RV was the Titanic.
  • Pernell Roberts publicly denounced series television when he left Bonanza for theatre in 1965. He decided to return to television because his salary would help support his aging father. He…
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    Pernell Roberts publicly denounced series television when he left Bonanza for theatre in 1965. He decided to return to television because his salary would help support his aging father. He also felt that he would be able to exercise his acting range and address social issues, two things he felt he was rarely able to do on "Bonanza".
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