Medicine Ball (TV series)

Medicine Ball is an American medical drama television series that aired from March 13 until May 15, 1995.

Medicine Ball
GenreMedical drama
Created byKerry Lenhart
John J. Sakmar
StarringJensen Daggett
Darryl Fong
Sam McMurray
Harrison Pruett
Jeffrey D. Sams
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Lakeside Productions
Crystal Beach Entertainment
Warner Bros. Television
Release
Original networkFox
Original releaseMarch 13 –
May 15, 1995

PremiseEdit

Medical drama set at a hospital in Seattle where a group of young doctors are about to begin their residencies.[1]

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"TBATBAMarch 13, 1995 (1995-03-13)
On her first day on the job, Katie clashes with her supervisor. Danny loses his first patient. Harley Spencer tries to correct the misdiagnosis of an older doctor.
2"Wizard of Bras"TBATBAMarch 20, 1995 (1995-03-20)
A patient suggests an alternative treatment. Tom and Danny do volunteer work at a college.
3"Life's Ebola Cherries"TBATBAApril 3, 1995 (1995-04-03)
Harley and a patient are trapped in a sealed room because of a deadly virus they may have contracted. Max wins a day with baseball player Ken Griffey, Jr..
4"Heart and Sole"TBATBAApril 10, 1995 (1995-04-10)
A transplant is postponed because of a donor who isn't who they thought he was. A dwarf wants nothing to do with the birth of his son, because he will grow to full size.
5"Smoke Gets in Your Thighs"TBATBAApril 17, 1995 (1995-04-17)
Elizabeth gets in an auto accident. A patient believes Patrick is Jesus Christ.
6"Sex, Lies and Adhesive Tape"TBATBAApril 24, 1995 (1995-04-24)
Clate and Harley have trouble arranging a heart transplant. Max has to deal with the death of Elizabeth.
7"Hot Lips and Major Burns"TBATBAMay 1, 1995 (1995-05-01)
The doctors have to treat two burn victims. A widow demands an apology after Danny doesn't tell her immediately about the death of her spouse.
8"Blind Man's Bluff"TBATBAMay 8, 1995 (1995-05-08)
A blind man has surgery to restore his vision, but the doctors learn that he may lose his sight again. Nia wants clate to cancel a date with a patient.
9"Night of the I Wanna"TBATBAMay 15, 1995 (1995-05-15)
Clate's sister wants her son back. A surgeon is injured in a train wreck.

Court caseEdit

A dispute over the actor's union contract on the show lead to the U.S. Supreme Court Case, Marquez v. Screen Actors Guild Inc.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ TV Guide. "Medicine Ball Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-14.

External linksEdit