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 4 (1992-1993)
|4x01 There's a Riot Going On |
Doogie is having a hard time grasping the meaning of the 1992 L.A. riots following the not guilty verdict of the Rodney King beating trial.
|Sep. 23, 1992|
|4x02 Look Ma, No Pants |
Katherine is having a hard time pulling herself away as Doogie's mother after he starts dating her boss, which includes getting caught skinny dipping.
|Sep. 30, 1992|
|4x03 Doogie Got a Gun |
Doogie considers buying a gun after the family home is robbed, but flashes of past shooting victims is haunting him.
|Oct. 07, 1992|
|4x04 Doogie Doesn't Live Here Anymore |
Doogie looks for a new apartment and falls in love with a loft in Venice Beach. Mean while Vinnie also needs to find a place to stay after his parents divorce.
|Oct. 14, 1992|
|4x05 The Patient in Spite of Himself |
Doogie and a fellow doctor are used as patients for a med-school project with hopes of being poked and prodded would give them a glimpse of what it's like to be a patient.
|Oct. 21, 1992|
|4x06 To Err is Human, to Give up Isn't a Bad Idea |
Doogie faces doubt during his first chance of operating solo, and Vinnie faces his own doubts voting for the first time.
|Oct. 28, 1992|
|4x07 Doogie, Can You Hear Me? |
Doogie is enamoured by a hearing impared patient , but isn't hearing what she's saying. She inspires Vinnie with a Chaplin-esque styled silent film.
|Nov. 11, 1992|
|4x08 Nothing Compares 2 U |
Doogie has a hard time with his ego after a nurse chooses Vinnie over him. Also Raymond comes up short compared to the other technicians.
|Nov. 11, 1992|
|4x09 Do the Right Thing ... If You Can Figure out What It Is |
Doogie has a hard decision to make choosing the best candidate for a heart transplant surgery. Vinnie is in a dilemma over a vulnerable Janine.
|Nov. 18, 1992|
|4x10 The Big Sleep ... Not! |
Doogie stays at the hospital to get some rest on Thanksgiving eve while a young mother feigns an illness to do the same thing.
|Nov. 25, 1992|
|4x11 Will the Real Dr. Howser Please Stand Up |
Doogie accuses a family friend of child abuse after being brought in Eastman for injuries.
|Dec. 09, 1992|
|4x12 The Mother of All Fishing Trips |
After David throws his back out, Katherine joins Doogie for the annual father-son camping trip. Meanwhile, Vinnie takes care of Dr. Howser at home.
|Dec. 16, 1992|
|4x13 Roommate with a View |
A free spirited model stays with Doogie and teaches him about trusting the unknown, as does a kidney transplant patient.
|Dec. 30, 1992|
|4x14 Spell It "M-A-N" |
A nurse gets revenge on Doogie by spreading rumors about him after he's caught in locker room bragging. Vinnie gets a new film school roommate.
|Jan. 06, 1993|
|4x15 It's a Tough Job ...But Why Does My Father Have to |
Vinnie has a tough time adjusting to his father's new girlfriend/masseuse , while Doogie has to adjust after his father is asked to replace a staff doctor who died suddenly.
|Jan. 13, 1993|
|4x16 The Adventures of Sherlock Howser |
Doogie plays Sherlock Holmes with Vinnie as Dr. Watson as he tries to figure out his relationship with Michele.
|Jan. 20, 1993|
|4x17 Love Means Constantly Having to Say You're Sorry |
Laura made Vinnie feel like a man, but his jealousy over her relationships with other men makes him look like a child. Meanwhile, Doogie is puzzled by the illness of a traveler.
|Jan. 27, 1993|
|4x18 You've Come a Long Way, Baby-Sitter |
Sometimes things are better left alone including Doogie meeting his former babysitter whom he had a crush on, and Vinnie's desire to have his script read by a star.
|Feb. 03, 1993|
|4x19 Love Makes the World go 'Round ... or is It Money? |
Vinnie is tested over right and wrong after a bank mistake gives him $16,000; Doogie must prove his integrity to a girl with a crush on him.
|Feb. 24, 1993|
|4x20 Dorky Housecall, M.D. |
An acerbic cartoonist patient helps Doogie get a grip on his platonic relationship with Michele.
|Mar. 10, 1993|
|4x21 Eleven Angry People ... and Vinnie |
Vinnie sticks to the letter of the law after being called to court as a juror, as does Doogie after finding a bogus doctor is practicing at Eastman.
|Mar. 17, 1993|
|4x22 What Makes Doogie Run |
Doogie feels his genius status is more of a curse than a blessing and looks for inspiration outside of medicine.
|Mar. 24, 1993|
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