Sep. 23, 1979
60 min.
CBS TV Network

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

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  • During the course of the show, Trapper drove three different cars: 1978 Mazda RX-7, 1980 Dodge Mirada CMX-360, 1983 Cadillac SeVille.
  • When Mary McCarty died during the hiatus between the first and second seasons her absence was explained by having her character get married and move away.
  • A court ruled that the series was not a spin-off from the television show M*A*S*H; rather, that it was a spin-off from the film MASH.
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