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Ryan's Four is an American medical drama television series that aired from April 5 until April 27, 1983.

Ryan's Four
GenreMedical drama
Created byDavid Victor
StarringTom Skerritt
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6 (list of episodes)
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Fair Dinkum, Inc.
Groverton Productions, Ltd.
Paramount Television
DistributorCBS Television Distribution
Original networkABC
Original releaseApril 5 –
April 27, 1983



A doctor act as a guide for four interns at a medical centre.[1]


US Television RatingsEdit

Season Episodes Start Date End Date Nielsen Rank Nielsen Rating Tied With
1982-83 6 April 5, 1983 April 27, 1983 24 18.3[2] "That's Incredible", "Archie Bunker's Place"


No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"TBATBAApril 5, 1983 (1983-04-05)
2"Never Say Die"TBATBAApril 6, 1983 (1983-04-06)
A convict makes a break for it while undergoing a medical exam. Dr. Ryan treats an aging movie star, who has just been mugged.
3"The Choice"TBATBAApril 13, 1983 (1983-04-13)
There's only one donor for two infants who need a life-saving transplant. Sorenson treats a young junkie. Gillian and Wilson try to find a lost dog at the hospital.
4"Heartaches"TBATBAApril 20, 1983 (1983-04-20)
Gillian feels intimidated by his father, who is a surgeon. Sorenson becomes friends with a lonely hypochondriac. Wilson tries some homemade remedies for the common cold.
5"Couples"TBATBAApril 27, 1983 (1983-04-27)
A young heart attack victim is afraid that he can't go back to a normal life again. Sorenson's boyfriend thinks that she spends too much time with her patients and not enough with him.


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Ryan's Four Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
  2. ^ Lina. "The TV Ratings Guide: 1982-83 Ratings History -- Soap Bubbles Rise, Several Veterans Part and NBC Renews Poorly Rated Masterpieces". Retrieved 1 April 2018.

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