Doogie is no ordinary teenager, he is a doctor. As smart as they come, he has been a doctor since the age of fourteen. But it's not because you are highly intelligent that you don't have the same feelings toward life. He is constantly torn between a life of teenage fun with his buddy Vinny, and a more serious and quiet life practicing medicine.
Doogie Howser, M.D. Season 1 (1989-1990)
|1x01 Pilot |
Doogie needs to pass one test to get his driver's license, and another when he treats a critically ill boy.
|Sep. 19, 1989|
|1x02 The Ice Queen Cometh |
Doogie is surprised when Victoria Burke, the new radiology chief, asks him out for dinner. He is even more shocked when she asks him to father her child.
|Sep. 20, 1989|
|1x03 A Stitch Called Wanda |
While out on a date with Wanda, she has a sudden appendicitis and Doogie is required to help perform the emergency surgery, causing embarrassment for both.
|Sep. 27, 1989|
|1x04 Frisky Business |
While his parents are out of town, Vinnie convinces Doogie to throw a party. This soon gets out of hand and Doogie gets paged to come to Eastman after having a beer.
|Oct. 04, 1989|
|1x05 The Short Goodbye |
Doogie decides to move dout of his parents hme for more freedom, and is taught a valuable lesson by a rock star who is secretly admitted to the hospital for vocal chord surgery.
|Oct. 11, 1989|
|1x06 Simply Irresistible |
After a grueling 48-hour shift at Eastman, Doogie is tempted to switch loyalties and join an upscale pediatrics medical group.
|Oct. 18, 1989|
|1x07 Vinnie Video Vici |
Vinnie disrupts Doogie's personal and professional life as he shoots a documentary on the day in the life of a teenage doctor for his school project.
|Oct. 25, 1989|
|1x08 Blood and Remembrance |
Doogie's hectic schedule prevents him from spending quality time with Wanda making him more sympathetic to one of his patients who is the middle of a messy divorce.
|Nov. 01, 1989|
|1x09 She Ain't Heavy, She's My Cousin |
Vinnie goes on a date with Wanda's "big-boned" cousin who has a problem with the way she looks, while Doogie question's a plastic-surgery patient who's quest is to have the perfect ...
|Nov. 08, 1989|
|1x10 My Old Man and the Sea |
Doogie has to choose between spending the weekend in Palm Springs with Wanda and her family, or going on the annual fishing trip with his father.
|Nov. 15, 1989|
|1x11 Tonight's the Night |
Doogie and Wanda are feeling the peer pressure about having sex, while Doogie tries to help an unwed teenage mother.
|Nov. 22, 1989|
|1x12 Every Dog Has His Doogie |
Doogie retaliates against Eastman medical center's decision to turn away homeless for the paying patients by performing surgery on an injured dog.
|Nov. 29, 1989|
|1x13 Doogie the Red-Nosed Reindeer |
Doogie feels the guilt after faining an illness to get out of night shift and attend a party instead of the annual Eastman Christmas present giveaway. Meanwhile, a man wanders around ...
|Dec. 13, 1989|
|1x14 Greed Is Good |
Greedy friends and family expect more out of Doogie as he makes the finals of a quiz show offering cash and prizes galore.
|Jan. 03, 1990|
|1x15 Attack of the Green-Eyed Monster |
Relationships are tested as jealousy comes between not only Doogie and Wanda, but also Dr. and Mrs. Howser.
|Jan. 10, 1990|
|1x16 It Ain't Over Till Mrs. Howser Sings |
A scare involving the results of her mammogram motivates Katherine to revive her '60s singing career at a nightclub's open-mic night.
|Jan. 17, 1990|
|1x17 Tough Guys Don't Teach |
Teaching a safe-sex class in high school isn't as intimidating for Doogie as is one of his students, an upper class bully.
|Jan. 31, 1990|
|1x18 I Never Sold Shower Heads for My Father |
Vinnie is frustrated by his father's urgency to involve him in the family showerhead business and his distain for his dream of going to film school.
|Feb. 07, 1990|
|1x19 Doogie's Awesome, Excellent Adventure |
The "super-cool" Griffin gives Doogie some fashion advice after saving his life at a restaurant, and ecourages him to "borrow" his father's new BMW.
|Feb. 14, 1990|
|1x20 Use a Slurpy, Go to Jail |
A gang member holds Vinnie and Doogie hostage during a botched convenience store holdup in which Doogie is left pondering his own prejudices.
|Feb. 28, 1990|
|1x21 Whose Mid-Life Crisis Is It Anyway |
Dr. Howser decides to retire when his research failed to make an impact in the medical journals. Doogie tries to prescribe an attitude adjustment for his father.
|Mar. 14, 1990|
|1x22 Vinnie's Blind Date |
Vinnie has a romantic date with one of Doogie's patients, but he's concerned that it won't last once her vision is restored.
|Mar. 25, 1990|
|1x23 And the Winner Is... |
Their friendship is put on the line when Doogie and McGuire compete for the Resident of the Year Award.
|Mar. 28, 1990|
|1x24 Breaking Up Is Hard to Doogie |
After sitting in on a marriage-counseling session, Doogie and Wanda wonder if their relationship will improve with time. McGuire defends Spaulding's honor to a boastful rival.
|Apr. 04, 1990|
|1x25 The Grass Ain't Always Greener |
Now free to date other women, Doogie quickly realizes he's missing something important, Wanda.
|Apr. 25, 1990|
|1x26 Frankly, My Dear, I Don't Give a Grand |
Vinnie is nervous about his "first time" with Janine. Wanda has an emotional announcement.
|May. 02, 1990|
Season 1 Characters[none added]
Season 1 Videos
11 Tonight's The Night (24:00)
26 Frankly, My Dear, I Don't Give A Grand (22:49)
10 My Old Man And The Sea (23:43)
4 Frisky Business (23:44)
Season 1 Trivia[none added]
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