St. Elsewhere

  • 1982
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A wildly inventive chronicle of life---and death---at Boston's run-down St. Eligius Hospital carved a distinctive niche with an often surrealistic mix of gritty drama and dark humor. Superbly written and blessed with a fine cast that included future Oscar winners Denzel Washington and, occasionally, Helen Hunt, this most-eccentric medical series was als (more…)

Premise

A wildly inventive chronicle of life---and death---at Boston's run-down St. Eligius Hospital carved a distinctive niche with an often surrealistic mix of gritty drama and dark humor. Superbly written and blessed with a fine cast that included future Oscar winners Denzel Washington and, occasionally, Helen Hunt, this most-eccentric medical series was also one of TV's most mature and imaginative hours. High point: the two-part 1986 story `Time Heals,' weaving flashbacks of long-time employees.

Cast

Guest Stars

Jane Wyatt
Katharine, Katherine, Mrs. Auschlander
Dr. Paulette Kiem, Kiem
Eve, Eve Leighton
Ralph, Ralph Selover
Edward Herrmann
Father Joseph McCabe, Father McCabe
Birch, Dr. Susan Birch
Myra, Myra White
John Doe No. 6
Gideon, John Gideon
Andy, Wegener
Brett Johnston
Mona, Nurse Polito
Fran, Fran Singleton
Bevine, Victor
Jeff, Jeff Rosenthal
Masha, Masha Peltrovich
Austin Pendleton
Mr. Entertainment
Dan Hedaya
Joseph Keuhnelian
Robin, Robin Baskins
Jackie Cooper
David Domedion
Daniel Auschlander, Young Auschlander
Kathy Bates
Polly Miller
Louis Nye
Milton Axelrod
Gene Galecki
Betty White
Capt. Gloria Neal
Judge Farnham
Dr. Nancy Paxton, Dr. Paxton
Jonas Fiscus
Chaplain Clair McCabe, Rev. McCabe
Deborah Ettings
Michael Steward
Maureen Westphall
Dr. Bartlett
Terence O'Casey
Mary Carnahan
Elyse Praeger
Dakin Matthews
Dr. Todd Sweeney
Dr. David Domedion
Harry Klein
Stan Morgen
Harold Gould
Melvin Millstein
Herbie Podell
Julia Belvedere
Kevin Hoffer
Charlie Heller
Buddy Askew
Anthony Gifford
Rabbi Tolchin
George Deaton
Michael Pierson
Boston Massachusetts
Frankie Mudd
Thomas Lazarus
Dr. Arrowsmith
Mr. Reinhardt
Jimmy Hassett
Bob Loniker
Tom Poston
Jim Morrison
Brian Whitehill
Wil Wheaton
Owen Drimmer
Steven McAllister
Julie McPhail
Gregory Itzin
Bing Shalimar
Ann Overland
Gina Bushnell
Denise Whitehill
Max Auschlander
Bob Overland
Joyce Moynihan
Frank Lydaczech
Dudley Bauman
Douglas Endicott
Harold Hubner
Lorenz Gadski
Sgt. Raymondo