Season 6, Episode 12 Child of Silence
First Aired: December 3, 1974
An overprotective mother (Lois Nettleton) refuses to let her deaf child have an operation that might restore her hearing. Cara: Dawn Lyn. Welby: Robert Young. Mrs. Davis: Ruth McDevitt. Dr. Jones: Tom Troupe.
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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)