|Created by||John Lee Hancock|
|Theme music composer||Jeff Rona|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||24|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original release||September 21, 1998 –|
May 10, 1999
L.A. Doctors is an American medical drama television series set in a Los Angeles primary care practice. It ran on CBS from September 21, 1998 to May 10, 1999. It replaced Brooklyn South after its cancellation in May 1998.
Four Los Angeles doctors run a practice in this drama that focuses as much on the problems in the American medical system as it does on the patients.
The series was scheduled opposite ABC's Monday Night Football and NBC's Dateline Monday , and struggled in the ratings, leading up to the show's cancellation in May 1999
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Prod.|
|1||"Pilot"||Gary Fleder||John Lee Hancock||September 21, 1998||100|
|Young doctors (Ken Olin, Matt Craven, Rick Roberts) open a medical practice where patients come before profit; with Sheryl Lee.|
|2||"Under the Radar"||Dean Parisot||TBA||September 28, 1998||101|
|Tim and Roger go after marijuana for a patient with advanced AIDS; a woman hides the fact that she has lupus from her new employer.|
|3||"A Prayer for the Lying"||Peter Markle||TBA||October 5, 1998||102|
|Roger buys a celebrity-laden client list; a teen refuses treatment on religious grounds; with Tom Arnold.|
|4||"Fear of Flying"||David Carson||TBA||October 12, 1998||104|
|Evan and Sarah find a makeshift medical facility for illegal aliens; Roger's stepmother needs bypass surgery; Tim vents anxiety on a claims adjuster.|
|5||"Whither Thou Goest"||Graham Yost||TBA||October 19, 1998||105|
|Evan learns Roger is treating Kelly; a technician blackmails Tim; Sarah's husband is increasingly aloof.|
|6||"Classic Evan"||Gary Fleder||TBA||October 26, 1998||106|
|Tim and Julie may lose the twins to their biological mother; Evan treats a drug-addled radio personality.|
|7||"Maybe It's You"||Ken Olin||TBA||November 2, 1998||107|
|Roger confronts a man he suspects of spouse abuse; a couple breaks up over Viagra; chicken soup and a cork.|
|8||"The Code"||David Carson||TBA||November 9, 1998||108|
|Tim helps a mother addicted to heroin; Roger confronts a dangerous plastic surgeon.|
|9||"What About Bob?"||Scott Brazil||TBA||November 16, 1998||109|
|Sarah delivers two babies simultaneously; Roger identifies with a homeless man; Tim encounters a racist.|
|10||"Nate Expectations"||Nicole Holofcener||TBA||November 30, 1998||103|
|Parents abort an unborn child after learning it is male; seeking a nontraditional cure, Tim accompanies a terminal patient to Mexico.|
|11||"Leap of Faith"||Reynaldo Villalobos||TBA||December 7, 1998||110|
|Sarah is happy to be pregnant; Roger has a new relationship; Evan and Kelly date.|
|12||"Endless Bummer"||Gary Fleder||TBA||December 14, 1998||111|
|Roger's old flame has a brain tumor; Tim wants to donate bone marrow to a cancer patient.|
|13||"Been There, Done That"||Rick Bota||TBA||January 11, 1999||112|
|Teenage girl abuses steroids; suicide attempt; crooked business manager.|
|14||"Just Duet"||Joe Napolitano||TBA||January 18, 1999||113|
|Sarah searches for a dying patient's mysteriously absent husband (Robin Williams).|
|15||"True Believers"||Ken Olin||TBA||January 25, 1999||114|
|A boy has a flesh-eating bacteria; a patient says he was abducted by aliens.|
|16||"Baby, It's Cold Outside"||Stephen Gyllenhaal||TBA||February 8, 1999||115|
|A sniper traps Dr. Newman and wounded children inside a classroom; an African-American mother delivers a white baby.|
|17||"Immaculate Deception"||Joe Napolitano||TBA||February 15, 1999||116|
|Sarah's patient falls victim to rape; Roger helps a drug addict.|
|18||"Denial"||Rick Rosenthal||TBA||March 1, 1999||117|
|Tim helps a dying 3-year-old boy; Evan's ex-wife wants to move; obsessive-compulsive disorder.|
|19||"Where the Rubber Meets the Road"||John Lee Hancock||TBA||March 8, 1999||118|
|The father of a patient sues Roger for malpractice; Evan's patient wants to die.|
|20||"The Life Lost in Living"||Rick Rosenthal||TBA||March 22, 1999||119|
|Roger treats a death row inmate with a brain tumor; Sarah's father has palsy.|
|21||"O Captain, My Captain"||Ken Olin||TBA||April 19, 1999||120|
|A patients-rights activist (Vanessa Williams) questions Evan's professional judgment.|
|22||"Que Sera, Sarah"||Scott Brazil||TBA||April 26, 1999||121|
|Tim and Leanne clash over a mentally impaired patient's wish to have a baby; guest Dennis Rodman.|
|23||"Every Picture Tells a Story"||Alex Graves||TBA||May 3, 1999||122|
|Sarah and Evan's romance blossoms; Roger thinks his friend was poisoned; Susann's boyfriend has hepatitis C.|
|24||"Forty-Eight Minutes"||Ken Olin||TBA||May 10, 1999||123|
|The doctors are involved in a massive, multicar pileup while on their way to a medical convention and try to attend to the injured amid chaos.|
The series won the 1999 People's Choice Award for Favorite New Dramatic Television Series.
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