Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)

Where There's a Will 

A cancer patient who dies at the hospital leaves all his worldly wealth to Gonzo, who discovers that most of it was obtained illegally. Jackpot, Ernie and Gloria conspire to trick Stanley into taking his annual physical.

Director:

Earl Bellamy

Writers:

Don Brinkley (developed for television by), Frank Glicksman (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Pernell Roberts ... Trapper John McIntyre
Gregory Harrison ... Dr. George Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates
Madge Sinclair ... Ernestine Shoop, R. N.
Christopher Norris ... Gloria 'Ripples' Brancusi, R.N.
Brian Stokes Mitchell ... Dr. Justin 'Jackpot' Jackson (as Brian Mitchell)
Charles Siebert ... Dr. Stanley Riverside II
Jerry Stiller ... Artie Merrow
Cliff Osmond ... Benjy
Howard Morris ... Dr. Jerry Hannigan
Robert Sampson ... Sam Kingston
Joe Pantoliano ... Michael Merrow
Tracey Gold ... Jennifer Robins
Naomi Stevens ... Rose
Sarah Cunningham Sarah Cunningham ... Nurse Andrews
Johnny Seven ... Haymer
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Storyline

A cancer patient who dies at the hospital leaves all his worldly wealth to Gonzo, who discovers that most of it was obtained illegally. Jackpot, Ernie and Gloria conspire to trick Stanley into taking his annual physical.

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1984 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The title is based on the common expression: Where there's a will, there's a way. See more »

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