Season 4, Episode 24 The Tortoise Dance

First Aired: March 6, 1973

A teenager (Darrell Larson) fascinated by death becomes suicidal after a friend dies in a motorcycle accident. Janet Blair plays his mother. Welby: Robert Young. Ralph: Richard Bradford. Cathy: Darleen Carr.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Popular Emmy-winning drama about a sage general practitioner and his headstrong younger partner. In the 1970-71 season, this became the first ABC show to finish first in the Nielsen ratings. Welby was a compassionate traditionalist, and his colleague, Stev… (more)

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