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Do You Know Your Medical (Television) History?

Page 1 Questions

1. Which medical drama featured television’s first autistic character?
2. William Shatner turned down the offer to play what famous TV doctor?
3. Which TV doctor skillfully administered a real-life IV while on location in Africa?
4. Which TV Doctor was so enthusiastic about scalpels and needles that he accidentally cut a castmate while filming?
5. Which medical show actor publically fought to have his African American co-stars featured on magazine covers as frequently as his white co-stars?
6. What was the biggest complaint from the medical community regarding "Marcus Welby, M.D."’s portrayal of nurses?
7. Spanning 15 seasons, which show is the longest-running American primetime medical drama?
8. Which TV drama featured the first Latina on television with a professional career?
9. Which medical drama didn’t “lose” one patient during their entire first season?
10. Which Medical Drama helped push through a bill that would make it unlawful for an employer to discriminate based on an employee's medical history?
11. Which two leading TV doctors were often pitted against each other in the media?
12. Which medical drama received over 30 Emmy nominations for lead, supporting and guest performances, the most of any series?