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Doogie Howser, M.D.

Doogie Howser, M.D.

Long before Neil Patrick Harris portrayed the skirt-chasing Barney Stinson in ``How I Met Your Mother,'' he was a favorite of TV audiences as medical prodigy Dr. Douglas ``Doogie'' Howser in this 1989-'93 comedy-drama. Created by Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley, the series follows Doogie's daily trials and travails at work, the problems that come along with the notoriety as the country's youngest surgeon, and his personal life as a regular teenager who just wants to borrow his dad's car to take his girlfriend out on a date. When he's not tackling social issues of the day or butting heads with his stern but wise father, Dr. David Howser (James B. Sikking), Doogie pals around with window-entering best bud Vinnie Delpino (Max Casella) and always finds time to post select tidbits of wisdom into his computer journal.

Premiere:
Sep 18, 1989
Original Network:
ABC
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All Upcoming Times for Doogie Howser, M.D.

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The Adventures of Sherlock Howser

S04, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 20, 1993)
Doogie fantasizes himself and Vinnie as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
  • Wed 2/22
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

Love Means Constantly Having to Say You're Sorry

S04, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 27, 1993)
Vinnie finds that he is jealous of his new girlfriend's friends.
  • Wed 2/22
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

You've Come a Long Way, Baby Sitter

S04, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 3, 1993)
Doogie meets his former sitter (Chelsea Noble); Vinnie crashes a movie set.
  • Thu 2/23
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

Love Makes the World Go 'Round ... Or Is It Money?

S04, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 24, 1993)
An ATM errs in Vinnie's favor; a tomboy patient has a crush on Doogie.
  • Thu 2/23
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

Dorky Housecall, M.D.

S04, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 10, 1993)
A cartoonist patient staying at the hospital caricatures Doogie.
  • Fri 2/24
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

Eleven Angry People ... and Vinnie

S04, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 17, 1993)
Vinnie has jury duty, and finds himself the lone dissenter on the case.
  • Fri 2/24
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

What Makes Doogie Run

S04, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 24, 1993)
Doogie thinks he is too focused on his job, and questions his future in medicine.
  • Mon 2/27
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

Pilot

S01, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 19, 1989)
Doogie (Neil Patrick Harris) tries to pass his driving test, kiss his dream girl (Lisa Dean Ryan) and cope with a young patient. With James B. Sikking.
  • Mon 2/27
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

The Ice Queen Cometh

S01, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 20, 1989)
The icy new Chief of Radiology asks Doogie to father her child.
  • Tue 2/28
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

A Stitch Called Wanda

S01, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 27, 1989)
Wanda (Lisa Dean Ryan) breaks up with Doogie (Neil Patrick Harris) when she learns he assisted with her appendectomy. With James B. Sikking.
  • Tue 2/28
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

Frisky Business

S01, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 4, 1989)
Vinnie persuades Doogie to have a party while his parents are away.
  • Wed 3/1
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

The Short Goodbye

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 11, 1989)
Doogie moves to a cheap hotel after a fight with his parents.
  • Wed 3/1
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

Simply Irresistible

S01, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 18, 1989)
Doogie considers a lucrative offer from a posh pediatrics practice.
  • Thu 3/2
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

Vinnie Video Vici

S01, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 25, 1989)
For a class project, Vinnie wants to videotape Doogie on rounds.
  • Thu 3/2
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

Blood and Remembrance

S01, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 1, 1989)
Wanda leaves Doogie when he keeps breaking their dates; he struggles to admit he is in the wrong.
  • Fri 3/3
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

She Ain't Heavy, She's My Cousin

S01, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 8, 1989)
Doogie tries to fix Vinnie up with Wanda's cousin, but her insecurities interfere.
  • Fri 3/3
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2

No Episode Title

(First Aired: Sep. 18, 1989)
A teenage doctor struggles with being accepted.
  • Mon 3/6
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2
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  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2
  • Tue 3/7
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2
  •  
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 15.2
  • WANEDT2