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Doctor Kildare

Doctor Kildare was a NBC medical drama television series which ran from September 27 1961 until September 9 1965. A total of 132 episodes were made.

It told the story of a young intern, Dr. James Kildare (Richard Chamberlain), working in a fictional large metropolitan hospital (Blair General) whilst trying to learn his profession, deal with problems of the patients, and win the respect of the senior doctor, Dr. Leonard Gillespie (Raymond Massey).

The series was largely responsible for making Chamberlain a teen idol in the 1960s.