Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 26, 1982
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
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St. Elsewhere

The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, a old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

St. Elsewhere Season 5 (1986-1987)

5x01 5 5x01 Where There's Hope, There's Crosby
90 year old Father McCabe (founder of Saint Eligius) returns to the hospital prepared to die. Morrison asks Fiscus to be his best man, Craig finds out he may never operate again; Ehrlich ...
Sep. 24, 1986
5x02 5 5x02 When You Wish Upon a Scar
Wade tries to get a grip on her marital problems; Fiscus throws an engagement party for Morrison; Rosenthal figures out the self-serving Griffin; and John Doe #6 returns.
Oct. 01, 1986
5x03 5 5x03 A Room With a View
Dr. Craig behaves boorishly to his replacement, Dr. Paulette Kiem; Birch finds a radioactive patient; Papandrao claims Ehrlich as an escort to a family birthday party; a friend of Fiscus' ...
Oct. 08, 1986
5x04 5 5x04 Brand New Bag
The Craigs try out yet another new maid; fellow employees stab Luther in the back; Axelrod is embarrassed and rude about a patient's colostomy; and Fiscus helps Mr. Ewell's daughter ...
Oct. 15, 1986
5x05 5 5x05 You Beta Your Life
Dr. Westphall helps a terminally ill teenager reach his parents; Griffin plays Birch and Novino off against each other to escape blame in a patient's death; Morrison calls Chandler ...
Oct. 29, 1986
5x06 5 5x06 Not My Type
Dr. Turner faces a dilemma as she performs surgery on a Jehovah's Witness, who has forbidden any blood transfusions; Griffin takes positive steps to blame Birch for the patient's death; ...
Nov. 05, 1986
5x07 5 5x07 Up and Down
Lizzie gets involved with Griffin; a man falls while trying to scale the hospital; Luther befriends a bag lady with Tourette's Syndrome; and John Doe #6 disappears with Dr. Craig's ...
Nov. 12, 1986
5x08 5 5x08 Nothing Up My Sleeve
Mandatory drug testing causes a deep division of opinion; Morrison is haunted by his day at the prison; Axelrod is assigned to guide a 14-year-old medical student around; Griffin gets ...
Nov. 19, 1986
5x09 5 5x09 After Life
Dr. Fiscus is shot. Afterwards, he experiences the afterlife and meets some old friends. Such people include old patients who died in the hospital, a few in limbo and a couple in heaven. ...
Nov. 26, 1986
5x10 5 5x10 Once Upon a Mattress
Fiscus awakens but is deeply depressed, despite a visit from his father; Dr. Craig returns to work and his office, disregarding Dr. Kiem's feelings; Dr. Westphall decides to stop seeing ...
Dec. 03, 1986
5x11 5 5x11 Lost Weekend
Dr. Westphall tries to help an alcoholic poet he once admired; Dr. Craig puts his usual worst foot forward as he tries to persuade the Soviets to release Masha's husband; Rosenthal ...
Dec. 10, 1986
5x12 5 5x12 Cold War
Dr. Turner finds her confidence shaken when she learns her new patient, about to undergo a risky transfusion procedure, has a malpractice suit pending at another hospital; Dr. Peltrovich ...
Jan. 07, 1987
5x13 5 5x13 Russian Roulette
Dr. Craig becomes jealous when Dr. Peltrovich is finally allowed to pursue his work with lasers; Fiscus experiences an emotional rollercoaster as he returns to work with a critical ...
Jan. 14, 1987
5x14 5 5x14 Visiting Daze
Ehrlich wants to be loved by the couple that claims to be his parents, as well as CIA spies, but first asks them a barrage of questions; he learns why his alleged folks (the Oserankys) ...
Jan. 21, 1987
5x15 5 5x15 Getting Ahead
Novino uncovers a pathologist selling body parts when one of her patients dies; Dr. Westphall learns that Lizzie is pregnant; Chandler and a visiting private practitioner learn something ...
Jan. 28, 1987
5x16 5 5x16 Jose, Can You See?
Novino tangles again with Chandler about admitting a blind street person who's not really sick; Dr. Auschlander learns he has a son he never knew; the Craigs face their grief all over ...
Feb. 04, 1987
5x17 5 5x17 Schwarzwald
Rosenthal tries to help her obese daughter cope with her problems; Axelrod's father brings a dog to the hospital for chemotherapy; Dr. Turner reluctantly reveals the ultrasound results ...
Feb. 11, 1987
5x18 5 5x18 You Again?
Morrison testifies at Nick Moat's parole hearing; Dr. Kiem buries herself in work when she learns her son has taken off from home and is missing; Fiscus diagnoses multiple sclerosis ...
Feb. 18, 1987
5x19 5 5x19 Rites of Passage
Fiscus waits for a woman artificially inseminated with his sperm to give birth; three young men explore life and the hospital to relieve the boredom of their stay; Dr. Westphall relives ...
Feb. 25, 1987
5x20 5 5x20 Women Unchained
Shirley Daniels returns to the hospital as a patient; Mrs. Craig offers Griffin a place to stay; Chandler and Novino compete to see who can correctly diagnose a difficult patient; and ...
Mar. 04, 1987
5x21 5 5x21 Good Vibrations
The representative of a foreign medical group interested in the hospital visits to absorb the psychic `aura' of the place (via flashbacks) but collapses from a heart attack before he ...
May. 13, 1987
5x22 5 5x22 Slip Sliding Away
Luther turns sleuth to find out who is responsible for the mercy-killings; Dr. Turner takes a chance doing experimental fetal heart surgery; Axelrod gets back at Novino and Griffin; ...
May. 20, 1987
5x23 5 5x23 Last Dance at the Wrecker's Ball
Auschlander tries to stop the demolition of St. Eligius.
May. 27, 1987
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