Marcus Welby, M.D.

Marcus Welby, M.D. is an American medical drama television series that aired on ABC from September 23, 1969, to July 29, 1976. It starred Robert Young as the title character, a family practitioner with a kind bedside manner, who made house calls and was on a first-name basis with many of his patients; James Brolin as his partner Steven Kiley, a younger doctor; and Elena Verdugo as Consuelo Lopez, Welby and Kiley's dedicated and loving nurse and office manager.

Marcus Welby, M.D.
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Created byDavid Victor
StarringRobert Young
James Brolin
Theme music composerLeonard Rosenman
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons7
No. of episodes170 (list of episodes)
Executive producerDavid Victor
ProducerDavid J. O'Connell
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time60 minutes
Production companyUniversal Television
Original networkABC
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseSeptember 23, 1969 (1969-09-23) 
July 29, 1976 (1976-07-29)

Marcus Welby, M.D. was produced by David Victor and David J. O'Connell through Universal Television, which was then an MCA company. The pilot, titled "A Matter of Humanities", had aired as an ABC Movie of the Week on March 26, 1969.

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