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St. Elsewhere

Getting Ahead (Season 5, Episode 15)
TV Episode | Comedy, Drama

Westphall finds out surprising news about Lizzie; Craig is able to track down John Doe at a book signing; prejudices surface when Chandler clashes with a veteran private practice doctor; Novino stumbles upon a black market organ trade ...See moreWestphall finds out surprising news about Lizzie; Craig is able to track down John Doe at a book signing; prejudices surface when Chandler clashes with a veteran private practice doctor; Novino stumbles upon a black market organ trade being done in the mortuary; the board of trustees inform Auschlander of the hospital's uncertain future. Written by SteveG See less
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Writers
Mark Tinker (developed by) | John Masius (developed by) | Joshua Brand (created by) | John Falsey (created by) & 2 more
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 28, 1987

Release date
Jan 28, 1987 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Ed Flanders
Dr. Donald Westphall Dr. Donald Westphall   See fewer
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Norman Lloyd
Dr. Daniel Auschlander Dr. Daniel Auschlander   See fewer
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Bonnie Bartlett
Ellen Craig Ellen Craig   See fewer
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Ed Begley Jr.
Dr. Victor Ehrlich (credit only) Dr. Victor Ehrlich (credit only)   See fewer
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Stephen Furst
Dr. Elliot Axelrod (credit only) Dr. Elliot Axelrod (credit only)   See fewer
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Bruce Greenwood
Dr. Seth Griffin Dr. Seth Griffin   See fewer
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Eric Laneuville
Luther Hawkins Luther Hawkins   See fewer
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Howie Mandel
Dr. Wayne Fiscus Dr. Wayne Fiscus   See fewer
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David Morse
Dr. Jack Morrison Dr. Jack Morrison   See fewer
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Cindy Pickett
Dr. Carol Novino Dr. Carol Novino   See fewer
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Christina Pickles
Nurse Helen Rosenthal Nurse Helen Rosenthal   See fewer
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Denzel Washington
Dr. Philip Chandler Dr. Philip Chandler   See fewer
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William Daniels
Dr. Mark Craig Dr. Mark Craig   See fewer
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Shelley Berman
Bill Belvedere (voice) Bill Belvedere (voice)   See fewer
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Oliver Clark
John Doe #6 John Doe #6   See fewer
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Jack Dodson
Judge Farnham Judge Farnham   See fewer
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Richard Domeier
Mailroom Clerk Mailroom Clerk   See fewer
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Stephen Gregory
Biff Belvedere Biff Belvedere   See fewer
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James Haskins
Bookstore Manager Bookstore Manager   See fewer
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Gerald Hiken
Robin Baskins Robin Baskins   See fewer
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Joanna Miles
Mrs. Belvedere Mrs. Belvedere   See fewer
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Christie Mossman
Mary Ann Belvedere (as Christie Houser) Mary Ann Belvedere (as Christie Houser)   See fewer
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France Nuyen
Dr. Paulette Kiem Dr. Paulette Kiem   See fewer
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Caitlin O'Heaney
Debbie Hoffman Debbie Hoffman   See fewer
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Dana Short
Elizabeth Westphall Elizabeth Westphall   See fewer
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Dierk Torsek
Dr. Ronald Bedder Dr. Ronald Bedder   See fewer
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Ray Walston
Dr. Arrowsmith Dr. Arrowsmith   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.6 / 10 | 18 votes