Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.
Last Episode05x26 Then, Suddenly, Panic Aired: Mar. 21, 1966
A dancer becomes extremely apprehensive when facing a surgical procedure that left another patient paralyzed. Source: www.TVRage.com [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- Russell Johnson tried out for the role of Dr. Ben Casey, but wasn't chosen. He next auditioned for the part of "The Professor" on Gilligan's Island and got it.
- Specialist Dr. Ben Casey is a neurosurgeon.
- The five symbols written on the blackboard at the start of each episode represent man, woman, birth, death and infinity.
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