First broadcast: Sunday 28th February 1971
Being a newly qualified Bachelor of Medicine, Michael Upton now has to find himself a job. He dreams of being a house surgeon and attends an interview for All Saints hospital but it does not go well. In the meantime he takes a temporary appointment at St. Swithin's.
First broadcast: Sunday 7th March 1971
When Dr. Upton goes to Wimbledon to visit Paul Collier's practice, he finds himself looking after the patients for a couple of hours. He also has to be wary of the attentions of the receptionist, Liz, who has more than just answering the phones on her mind!
First broadcast: Sunday 14th March 1971
Upton and Collier have taken up jobs in a practice run by the eccentric Dr. Maxwell and his attractive young daughter, Sue. The problems start for Upton when people start questioning his age and the patients want to be seen by a
First broadcast: Sunday 21st March 1971
Upton is assigned the task of visiting Stacks Lane School, known as
The Stacks, to give a sex education lesson. It is an all-girls school and his students are almost women, so the experience proves embarrassing for Upton when they tease him. When he meets the schoolmistress he realises his problems are not over!
First broadcast: Sunday 28th March 1971
When Dick Stuart-Clark visits Upton and Collier he is shocked at their working conditions and encourages his friends to modernise the practice. When they attempt to update the filing system and install a new E.C.G. machine, they cause chaos amongst the patients.
First broadcast: Sunday 4th April 1971
Paul Collier has started a pregnancy testing service, with Dr Maxwell's approval, and toads are at the heart of the scheme. When a stream of complaints are made, the doctors try to deny all knowledge and cover their tracks...
First broadcast: Sunday 16th May 1971
Why do there seem to be suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of old Mr. Medwin? Because there's a bunch of greedy relatives who can't wait to get their hands on his money! Why should his doctor have nightmares over the whole business? Clue: his doctor is Michael Upton!
First broadcast: Sunday 25th July 1971
With his Primary Fellowship exams looming, Upton decides to go for some extra experience - and money - by becoming an anatomy demonstrator. But at the sound of money, Stuart-Clark pricks up his ears, too - and that's where the trouble starts...
First broadcast: Sunday 15th August 1971
Even doctors need a doctor sometime, but when Upton falls ill, he needs Lawrence Bingham like a hole in the head. Added to his problems is the unbearable patient in the next bed. There is only one compensation - in the delectable shape of Nurse Parker!
First broadcast: Sunday 22nd August 1971
After suffering a bout of mumps, Upton decides to invite himself to stay with Stuart-Clark now that he is working at a health farm. He hasn't bargained for Mr. Moon who is in charge of the place - he has an aversion to meat, indiscipline and doctors!
First broadcast: Saturday 25th December 1971