Season 5, Episode 14 The Comeback
First Aired: January 1, 1974
A female surgeon's attempts to return to practice are hampered by bias against her sex, and her history of alcoholism. Vicky: Penny Fuller. Welby: Robert Young. Magruder: Ed Flanders. Kiley: James Brolin. Billy: Lee H. Montgomery.
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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)