Doctor on the Go

Doctor on the Go was a British television comedy series based on a set of books by Richard Gordon about the misadventures of a group of doctors. The series follows directly from its predecessor Doctor at Sea and was the final series to be produced by London Weekend Television. The two series ran from 1975-77.

Doctor on the Go
StarringRobin Nedwell
Geoffrey Davies
Ernest Clark
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series2
No. of episodes26
Running time25 minutes
Original networkITV
Original release27 April 1975 
10 April 1977
Preceded byDoctor at Sea
Followed byDoctor Down Under

Writers for the Doctor on the Go episodes were Douglas Adams, Rob Buckman, Richard Laing, George Layton, Jonathan Lynn, Bernard McKenna, Steve Thorn and Paul Wolfson.



Series 1

  1. Keep Your Nose Clean
  2. When a Body Meets a Body
  3. It's the Thought That Counts
  4. Radio Activity
  5. A Run for Your Money
  6. Learning by Heart
  7. It's Just the Job
  8. What's Op Doc?
  9. Room for Change
  10. A Heart in the Right Place
  11. What's your Problem?
  12. Clunk Click
  13. The Course of True Love

Series 2

  1. When Did You Last See Your Father?
  2. I Love Paris... When I Get There
  3. Money Spasms
  4. What's in a Name?
  5. The War of the Wards
  6. For Your Own Good
  7. Bunny Makes the World Go Round
  8. Loftus the Terrible
  9. A Turn for the Nurse
  10. M*A*T*C*H
  11. California Girl
  12. Sunday Bleeping Sunday
  13. Happy Ever After

Cultural and social impact

Jamaican reggae group The Upsetters recorded a song called "Doctor on the Go" containing sound clips from the show for their 1975 album Revolution Dub.

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