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Tears of a Clown 

Chandler must try convince a clown with MS to quit the circus; Axelrod meets with a lawyer about Mrs. Hufnagel's estate; Morrison hits a low point in both his professional and personal life... See full summary »

Director:

Janet Greek

Writers:

Mark Tinker (developed by), John Masius (developed by) | 8 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Flanders ... Dr. Donald Westphall
Norman Lloyd ... Dr. Daniel Auschlander
Ed Begley Jr. ... Dr. Victor Ehrlich
Stephen Furst ... Dr. Elliot Axelrod (credit only)
Mark Harmon ... Dr. Robert Caldwell
Eric Laneuville ... Luther Hawkins (credit only)
Howie Mandel ... Dr. Wayne Fiscus
David Morse ... Dr. Jack Morrison
Christina Pickles ... Nurse Helen Rosenthal
Cynthia Sikes ... Dr. Annie Cavanero
Denzel Washington ... Dr. Philip Chandler
William Daniels ... Dr. Mark Craig
Dennis Dugan ... Corky
Helen Hunt ... Clancy Williams
Ann Hearn ... Andrea Fordham
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Storyline

Chandler must try convince a clown with MS to quit the circus; Axelrod meets with a lawyer about Mrs. Hufnagel's estate; Morrison hits a low point in both his professional and personal life; Caldwell's facial surgery patient expresses her feelings for him. Written by SteveG

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 1985 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title comes from the 1967 song "The Tears of a Clown" by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles for the Motown label. See more »

Connections

References Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

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