Season 16, Episode 4 Sam McTavish, M.D.

First Aired: October 5, 1970

Vera Miles plays a doctor who distresses and ultimately charms Doc when she answers his ad for a temporary replacement. Barnaby: Arch Johnson. Ellen: Dee Carroll. Christina: Lisa Gerritsen. Matt: James Arness. Festus: Ken Curtis. Frank: Glenn Redding.

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