TV Series | | Drama
The Korean War M*A*S*H unit veteran operates as Chief Surgeon in a major city hospital with his colleagues.
Pernell Roberts publicly denounced series television when he left Bonanza (1959) for theatre in 1965. He decided to return to television because his salary would help support his aging father. He also felt that he would be able to exercise his acting range and address social issues, two things he felt he was rarely able to do on "Bonanza".
Doctor "Trapper John" McIntyre:
That's the kind of thing that makes me wish I was 20 years younger.
Doctor. George Alonzo "Gonzo" Gates: Me, too.
Doctor. George Alonzo "Gonzo" Gates: I'd be 7 years old and these things wouldn't bother me.