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Doogie Howser, M.D. Season 2 Episodes

Season 2 Episode Guide

25 Episodes 1990 - 1991

Episode 1

Doogenstein

Wed, Sep 12, 1990 30 mins

Doogie (Neil Patrick Harris) begins his third-year residency beset with worries that he's becoming too busy to enjoy his youth. Michael: Michael Bendetti. Mr. Leonetti: Paul Kent. Vinnie: Max Casella. Wanda: Lisa Dean Ryan.

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Episode 2

Guess Who's Coming to Doogie's

Wed, Sep 19, 1990 30 mins

Former gang member Raymond Alexander (Markus Redmond) gets a job at the hospital where his past comes back to haunt him when a patient's watch is reported missing. Sullivan: Stan Kamber. Welch: Rif Hutton. Alvin: Sami Chester. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris.

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Episode 3

Ask Doctor Doogie

Wed, Sep 26, 1990 30 mins

Doogie is forced to don disguises after "Ask Dr. Doogie" public-service spots on the music channel make him famous. Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella. Candace: Mayim Bialik. Canfield: Lawrence Pressman.

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Episode 4

C'est la Vinnie

Wed, Oct 3, 1990 30 mins

Vinnie (Max Casella) finds himself trapped in a broken elevator with his pregnant French teacher. Claire: Mimi Kuzyk. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris. David: James B. Sikking. Janine: Lucy Boryer. Wanda: Lisa Dean Ryan.

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Episode 5

Car Wars

Wed, Oct 10, 1990 30 mins

Doogie's dad nixes his buying a classic car; a scared mentally handicapped patient (Kenneth David Gilman) refuses lifesaving treatment. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris. David: James B. Sikking. Katherine: Belinda Montgomery.

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Episode 6

Doogie Sings the Blues

Wed, Oct 17, 1990 30 mins

A singer's chance at a comeback is music to his ears, but not to Doogie, who schedules him for surgery. Blind Otis Lemon: Joe Seneca. Jimmy: Art Evans. Joe: Teddy Wilson. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris. Dr. Stoessl: Scanlon Gail.

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Episode 7

Academia Nuts

Wed, Oct 24, 1990 30 mins

Vinnie wants to "borrow" Doogie's biology paper; Doogie is asked to invent an illness for a rich hypochondriac. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris. Norman: Charles Levin. Vinnie: Max Casella.

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Episode 8

Revenge of the Teenage Dead

Wed, Oct 31, 1990 30 mins

Vinnie casts a humorless med-school applicant (Christopher Pettiet) as the star of his zombie slasher movie. Stuart: Edward Edwards. Vinnie: Max Casella. Dr. Forrest: Elyse Donalson. Janine: Lucy Boryer.

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Episode 9

Nautilus for Naught

Wed, Nov 7, 1990 30 mins

A model (Martha Byrne) undergoing medical tests shares something with Doogie: both are being judged on physical appearance. Greg: Jason Brooks. Wanda: Lisa Dean Ryan. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris.

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Episode 10

Don't Let the Turkeys Get You Down

Wed, Nov 14, 1990 30 mins

Thanksgiving is no holiday for Doogie, whose father and grandfather (James B. Sikking, Tim O'Connor) argue bitterly, or for Vinnie, who's been dumped by Janine (Lucy Boryer). Grandma Irene: Gloria Henry.

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Episode 11

Oh Very Young

Wed, Nov 28, 1990 30 mins

Doogie laughs at a May-December romance---until he finds age discrimination aimed at himself by a professor (Granville Van Dusen). Old Man Canfield: Lawrence Pressman. Heather: Adrian Pearson. Scalper: Max Grodenchik.

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Episode 12

TV or not TV

Wed, Dec 5, 1990 30 mins

Vinnie waits hand and foot on a hospitalized network bigwig (Jeff McCarthy) to earn a letter of recommendation for film school. Karl: Paul Benvictor. Bob: Ken Daly. Vinnie: Max Casella. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris.

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Episode 13

Woman Too Far

Wed, Dec 12, 1990 30 mins

After treating a patient with two wives, Doogie considers cheating on Wanda to date a nursing student (Heather McAdam). Roy: Michael McManus. Joanne: Candice Azzara. Marge: Patty McCormack.

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Episode 14

Presumed Guilty

Wed, Jan 2, 1991 30 mins

Doogie encourages a basketball star (Billy "Sly" Williams) to face up to his debilitating condition. Mechanic: Dave Conrades. Paramedic: Timothy Hughes. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris. David: James B. Sikking.

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Episode 15

To Live and Die in Brentwood

Wed, Jan 9, 1991 30 mins

Wanda wants to be left alone after a death in the family, and Doogie feels helpless when she won't open up to him. Mr. Plenn: Bill Hudson. Mrs. Plenn: Sherry Rooney. Funeral Director: Bill Shick. Wanda: Lisa Dean Ryan.

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Episode 17

Air Doogie

Wed, Jan 23, 1991 30 mins

Dr. J (Julius Erving) inspires Dr. Doogie (Neil Patrick Harris) when Eastman tips off against a rival hospital in a basketball game. Trish: Jada Pinkett. Dr. Goodland: Greg Callahan. Dr. Ramsey: Larry Gelman. Welch: Rif Hutton.

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Episode 18

A Life In Progress

Wed, Jan 30, 1991 30 mins

Vinnie is present with his video camera when the hospital cancels a mural project run by an artist with AIDS. Jeff: Robert Clohessy. Pierpoint: James McMullan. Curson: Mimi Bensinger. Vinnie: Max Casella.

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Episode 19

My Two Dads

Wed, Feb 6, 1991 30 mins

Unable to get close to his own father, Vinnie accompanies the Howser men on their annual father-son camping trip. Carmine: Don Calfa. Pete: James Oden Hatch. Vinnie: Max Casella. David: James B. Sikking.

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Episode 20

Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition

Wed, Feb 13, 1991 30 mins

Doogie makes light of Grandpa Don's tales of Irish life, but one particular story may shed light on Doogie's research. Don: Tim O'Connor. Bill: Christopher Collins. Nora: Courtney Gebhart. Dennis: Douglas McKay. Luis: Daniel Faraldo.

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Episode 21

Fatal Distraction

Wed, Feb 20, 1991 30 mins

Wanda gives Doogie the green light to take someone else to the hospital's Monte Carlo night. Robyn Lively. Maggie: Netahly Leddel. Wanda: Lisa Dean Ryan. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris. Janet: Deenie Dakota.

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Episode 22

The Doctor, the Wife, Her Son and Her Job

Wed, Mar 13, 1991 30 mins

Doogie is embarrassed when his mom gets a job at the hospital, which also causes disruptions at home. Mrs. Diaz: Victoria Racimo. Quian: James Hong. Katherine: Belinda Montgomery. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris.

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Episode 23

Planet of the Dateless

Wed, Mar 20, 1991 30 mins

McGuire, after volunteering in Mexico, wants to make a difference, but his specialty seems to be attracting women. Sarah: Carla Gugino. Julie: Robin Gordon. McGuire: Mitchell Anderson. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris.

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Episode 24

Doogie's Wager

Wed, Apr 3, 1991 30 mins

Doogie pushes for the survival of a premature baby; and Vinnie pushes for acceptance into film school. Mrs. Hollister: Anne Lockhart. Hollister: Alan McRae. Madame Dorina: Carol Ann Susi. Einstein: Rene Auberjonois.

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Episode 25

A Kiss Ain't Just a Kiss

Sun, Apr 24, 1994 30 mins

Janine and Doogie play the kissing game; Raymond refuses to assist an ER patient---his absentee father (Michael D. Roberts). Phyllis: Jennifer Gatti. Paramedic: Carlease Burke. Vinnie: Max Casella. Janine: Lucy Boryer.

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Episode 26

Dances with Wanda

Wed, May 1, 1991 30 mins

Doogie invites Wanda to her prom, and soon discovers that she is overwhelmed with doubts about her future. Kelly: Linda Larkin. Dr. Isaacs: Ron Recasner. Wanda: Lisa Dean Ryan. Doogie: Neil Patrick Harris.

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