Marcus Welby, M.D.

1969, TV Show

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Castle Scoop: Who's Playing Rick's Father?

Castle fans may want to clear their schedules on Monday, Feb. 25. That's the day viewers will finally meet Rick Castle's father!

Winter TV: Get the scoop on your favorite returning shows

Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor James Brolin has been tapped to play the elder Castle, TVGuide.com has learned. Although details about his character and background are being shrouded in mystery, we do know that Brolin's character will figure into the second half of next month's two-parter...  Read Full Article

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 3/30/1971

Season 2, Episode 24
Robert Young plays Dr. Marcus Welby, a dedicated family physician who made house calls a priority in life. From week to week Welby was tasked with some of the most devastating disorders and serious situations an M.D. can face, but confronted them with a fierce honesty and dedicated compassion that made him a virtual superhero with a stethoscope. But he couldn't do it alone. Enter Dr. Steven Kiley, portrayed by the strapping and very new James Brolin in his first regular television role.

Paid | iTunes Aired: 3/30/1971

Season 2, Episode 24
Dr. Welby urges a young woman to break with her despotic father and marry the man she loves.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 3/23/1971

Season 2, Episode 23
A young girl develops an ulcer because she feels her rich parents don’t love her.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 4/14/1970

Season 1, Episode 26
Robert Young plays Dr. Marcus Welby, a dedicated family physician who made house calls a priority in life. From week to week Welby was tasked with some of the most devastating disorders and serious situations an M.D. can face, but confronted them with a fierce honesty and dedicated compassion that made him a virtual superhero with a stethoscope. But he couldn't do it alone. Enter Dr. Steven Kiley, portrayed by the strapping and very new James Brolin in his first regular television role.

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Castle Scoop: Who's Playing Rick's Father?

Castle fans may want to clear their schedules on Monday, Feb. 25. That's the day viewers will finally meet Rick Castle's father!

Winter TV: Get the scoop on your favorite returning shows

Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor James Brolin has been tapped to play the elder Castle, TVGuide.com has learned. Although details about his character and background are being shrouded in mystery, we do know that Brolin's character will figure into the second half of next month's two-parter... read more

Steven Spielberg Talks Falling Skies and Upcoming TV Projects

Though he's best known as an Oscar-winning filmmaker, Steven Spielberg has been making TV since the 1970s, directing episodes of Marcus Welby, Columbo and his breakthrough project, the action TV-movie Duel. Even as his movie career exploded, he maintained ties to... read more

Getting to Know Burn Notice Scene Stealer Sharon Gless

SHE PLAYS Blacklisted CIA agent Michael Westen's chain-smoking hypochondriac mother, Madeline on USA Network's Burn Notice (Thursdays, 10/9c). "She's a little wacko and not the ideal, but I think she's growing," Gless says of the role, which this year won the series its first — and the actress her 10th — acting Emmy nomination. ...

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Premiered: September 23, 1969, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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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, Steven Kiley, a more progressive type who seemed to be cynical but really wasn't. Which is probably why the two got along so well, and seldom encountered an ailment they couldn't successfully treat.

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