What it was like Growing Up in the Eighties (1980s)
  • Fri. Jun 21st, 2024

Trapper John, M.D. – 80s TV Series

Trapper John, M.D. is a 80s medical drama television series and spin-off of the film M*A*S*H (1970).  Pernell Roberts portrayed the title character, a lovable surgeon who became a mentor and father figure in San Francisco, California. The show ran on CBS for seven seasons, from September 23, 1979, to September 4, 1986. 

Trapper John MD – Nostalgia Central


  • Pernell Roberts
  • Gregory Harrison
  • Charles Siebert
  • Madge Sinclair
  • Brian Mitchell
  • Christopher Norris
  • Timothy Busfield
  • Lorna Luft

Series Run

September 23, 1979 – September 4, 1986

Broadcast History



Trapper John, M.D. focuses on Dr. “Trapper” John McIntyre (Pernell Roberts) 28 years after his discharge from the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) in the Korean War. 

More info at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trapper_John,_M.D.

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