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Legionnaires: Part 1 

When several patients die with symptoms of Legionnaires' disease, Dr. Westphall considers shutting down a ward. Cavanero clashes with a disrespectful nurse. White continues to struggle with his job, marriage, and finances.

Director:

Thomas Carter

Writers:

Mark Tinker (developed by), John Masius (developed by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Flanders ... Dr. Donald Westphall
David Birney ... Dr. Ben Samuels
G.W. Bailey ... Dr. Hugh Beale
Ed Begley Jr. ... Dr. Victor Ehrlich
Terence Knox ... Dr. Peter White
Howie Mandel ... Dr. Wayne Fiscus
David Morse ... Dr. Jack Morrison
Christina Pickles ... Nurse Helen Rosenthal
Kavi Raz ... Dr. Vijay Kochar
Cynthia Sikes ... Dr. Annie Cavanero
Denzel Washington ... Dr. Philip Chandler
William Daniels ... Dr. Mark Craig
Norman Lloyd ... Dr. Daniel Auschlander
Barbara Whinnery ... Dr. Cathy Martin
Kim Miyori ... Dr. Wendy Armstrong
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Storyline

When several patients die with symptoms of Legionnaires' disease, Dr. Westphall considers shutting down a ward. Cavanero clashes with a disrespectful nurse. White continues to struggle with his job, marriage, and finances.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1982 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title references Legionellosis or Legionaires' Disease an infectious disease caused by bacteria belonging to the genus Legionella. Over 90% of all cases are caused by Legionella pneumophila, an aquatic organism that thrives in warm environments (77 to 113 °F). The first identified cases were in July 1976 when an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among people attending a convention of the American Legion in Philadelphia. See more »

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The dead man found in the meatpacking district on whom Cathy is performing an autopsy can be seen breathing. See more »

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References Ninotchka (1939) See more »

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