Ben Casey

  • 1961
  • TV Show
  • None

A medical melodrama that was ABC's brooding answer to NBC's Dr. Jim Kildare in the 1960s. Ruggedly handsome, passionately dedicated and not infrequently gloomy, Casey was a brilliant neurosurgeon who battled disease and the establishment at bustling County General Hospital. The series' five-year run coincided almost exactly with that of Kildare's.

Season 5, Episode 21 Weave Nets to Catch the Wind

Iron-willed Anna Medalie hides the symptoms of her serious illness in a last-ditch attempt to keep her son tied to her apron strings. Casey: Vince Edwards. Granger: Sidney Blackmer. Betty: Judi Meredith. Nurse Wills: Jeanne Bates. Carla: Indus Arthur. Andy: David Ladd.

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