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Ryan's Four

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

Ryan's Four
Genre Medical drama
Created by David Victor
Starring Tom Skerritt
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6 (list of episodes)
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Fair Dinkum, Inc.
Groverton Productions, Ltd.
Paramount Television
Distributor CBS Television Distribution
Original network ABC
Original release April 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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