Marcus Welby, M.D. - an American medical television series, aired on ABC from September 23, 1969, to July 29, 1976. Main stars were Robert Young (Dr. Marcus Welby) and James Brolin (Dr. Steven Kiley). The show tells the story of the doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and uncaring doctors. We watched it weekly.
Marcus Welby, M.D. ABC 09/69 - 07/76 Robert Young played the title character, Marcus Welby. James Brolin was his young assistant doctor, Dr. Steven Kiley. The twist of the show is that Welby is the rule breaker and Kiley is the straight-laced one.Set in Santa Monica, CA, the show handled a variety of medical cases, some common, some uncommon. It dealt with impotence, depression, STDs, and rape at a time when they weren't discussed.