One in this medical drama series set in St. Eligius hospital in Boston. In this episode, Dr. Craig and his wife, Ellen, meet their new daughter-in-law, Yvonne, for the first time and have an uncomfortable visit -- Dr. Craig is unable to hide his disapproval and Steven is resentful of his father's attitude, but Yvonne attempts to remain positive. Upon returning from Africa, Dr. Westphall has been inspired by his experience working with the starving people of Ethiopia and is determined to make Boston a better place to live. With boundless enthusiasm he sets about making changes at St. Eligius and antagonizes staff members as a result. He also remove his autistic son, Tommy, from a group home. Luther fulfills a requirement for paramedic training and rides in an ambulance for a day with two partners, Doug Dzajik and Kate Larson, who trade insults while saving lives. Dr. Morris helps Dr. Roxanne Turner with her new infertility program by trying to enlist donors for a sperm bank, while Dr. Turner treats a young couple who are unable to conceive on their own. Commercials deleted.


  • DATE: September 25, 1985 Wednesday 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:48:38
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T:28226
  • GENRE: Drama, medical
  • SUBJECT HEADING: African-American Collection - Drama
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV series, 1982-1988


  • Bruce Paltrow … Executive Producer
  • Abby Singer … Coordinating Producer
  • Mark Tinker … Supervising Producer, Director, Developed by
  • John Masius … Producer, Developed by, Writer
  • Tom Fontana … Producer, Writer
  • Beth Hillshafer … Associate Producer
  • John Falsey … Created by
  • Joshua Brand … Created by
  • Duncan Smith … Writer
  • J.A.C. Redford … Music by
  • Dave Grusin … Theme Music by
  • Norman Lloyd … Cast, Dr. Daniel Auschlander
  • Ed Flanders … Cast, Dr. Donald Westphall
  • William Daniels … Cast, Dr. Mark Craig
  • Ed Begley … Cast, Dr. Victor Ehrlich
  • Stephen Furst … Cast, Dr. Elliot Axelrod
  • Mark Harmon … Cast, Dr. Robert Caldwell
  • Eric Laneuville … Cast, Orderly Luther Hawkins
  • Howie Mandel … Cast, Dr. Wayne Fiscus
  • David Morse … Cast, Dr. Jack Morrison
  • Denzel Washington … Cast, Dr. Phillip Chandler
  • Alfre Woodard … Cast, Dr. Roxanne Turner
  • Adam Arkin … Cast, Doug Zajik
  • Bonny Bartlett … Cast, Mrs. Ellen Craig
  • Scott Paulin … Cast, Steven Craig
  • Suzanne Lederer … Cast, Yvonne
  • Melanie Chartoff … Cast, Kate Larson
  • Deborah May … Cast, Terri Valere
  • George Deloy … Cast, Ken Valere
  • Sagan Lewis … Cast, Dr. Jaqueline Wade
  • Chad Allen … Cast, Tommy Westphall
  • Joel Colodner … Cast, Sam Borgman
  • Noelle Harling … Cast, Susan
  • David Laundra … Cast, Paramedic
  • Todd Susman … Cast, Victor Bevine
  • Ricky Paull Goldin … Cast, Kevin Carney
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