Dr. Christian

November 7, 1937 to January 6, 1954
789 episodes known to exist
Jean Pierre Hersholt (12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956) was a Danish-born actor who lived in the United States, where he was a leading film and radio talent, best known for his 17 years starring on radio in Dr. Christian and for playing Shirley Temple's grandfather in Heidi. Asked how to pronounce his name, he told The Literary Digest, "In English, her'sholt; in Danish, hairs'hult. " Of his total credits, 75 were silent films and 65 were sound films. He appeared in 140 films and directed four. More on Wikipedia
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Dr. Christian
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Dr. Christian
November 7, 1937 - January 6, 1954
789 episodes known to exist
Stars As Dr. Christian: Jean Hersholt, as Judy Price
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November 7, 1937 
Operation in a Shack 
 
29:30 

 
November 14, 1937 
The Steve and Charlotte Story 
 
29:50 

 
November 21, 1937 
The Tanzy Story 
 
29:50 

 
November 28, 1937 
Susan and the Opera Singer 
 
29:40 

 
December 5, 1937 
Blind Boy Story 
 
29:50 

 
December 12, 1937 
Mother-In-Law Story 
 
29:50 

 
December 19, 1937 
Young Fellow Who Stole an Auto 
 
29:50 

 
December 26, 1937 
Woman Who Runs Dress Store 
 
29:50 

 
January 2, 1938 
Kidnapped Husband - Amos Spills the Beans 
 
29:50 

 
10 
January 9, 1938 
Auto Accident 
 
29:50 

 
11 
January 16, 1938 
Flood Story 
Show moves to Hollywood at this point. 
29:50 

 
12 
January 23, 1938 
Dog Story 
 
29:50 

 
13 
January 30, 1938 
The New Stove 
 
29:10 

 
14 
February 6, 1938 
The Man with the Paralyzed Arm 
 
29:10 

 
15 
February 13, 1938 
Widow Wants to Marry Doctor 
 
29:50 

 
16 
February 20, 1938 
War Story 
Jean Hersholt's "Album of Hollywood Stars" premium offer commemorating his 25 years in show business. 
29:30 

 
17 
February 27, 1938 
Milk Racket Part 1 
 
29:20 

 
18 
March 6, 1938 
Milk Racket Part 2 
 
29:50 

 
19 
March 13, 1938 
Milk Racket Part 3 
 
29:50 

 
20 
March 20, 1938 
Story of Prisoner's Child 
 
29:50 

 
21 
March 27, 1938 
Story of Windy and the Truth Pills 
 
29:50 

 
22 
April 3, 1938 
Story of Harry Monroe and a Scarf 
 
30:20 

 
23 
April 10, 1938 
Landslide 
 
30:20 

 
24 
April 17, 1938 
The Dishonest Boy 
Easter Story with Robert Mitchell and the St. Branden.s Boys Choir Easter Program 
30:30 

 
25 
April 24, 1938 
Joe Perino 
 
29:50 

 
26 
October 18, 1938 
Baby On the Doorstep 
First show of the new season ... moves to Tuesday. New opening music and "Doorbell". Titles are now given for this and next week's shows. 
29:20 

 
27 
October 25, 1938 
Boy Loves Girl 
 
29:50 

 
28 
November 1, 1938 
Dr. Christain For Mayor 
 
30:50 

 
29 
November 8, 1938 
Tony Donella 
 
29:50 

 
30 
November 15, 1938 
The Accident 
 
29:50 

 
31 
November 22, 1938 
Corner Stone 
 
29:50 

 
32 
November 29, 1938 
The Seeing Eye Part 1 
 
29:50 

 
33 
December 6, 1938 
The Pirate of Rivers End 
 
29:50 

 
34 
December 13, 1938 
The Seeing Eye Part 2 
 
29:50 

 
35 
December 20, 1938 
Danny Gets Married 
Christmas Program 
29:20 

 
36 
December 27, 1938 
The Glamour Girl 
Special series of broadcasts from New York. 
29:50 

 
37 
January 3, 1939 
The Neediest Case 
Special series of broadcasts from New York. 
29:50 

 
38 
January 10, 1939 
Guest of Honor 
Special series of broadcasts from New York. 
29:50 

 
39 
January 17, 1939 
Back to Youth 
Special series of broadcasts from New York. severe speed fluct at end. 
30:00 

 
40 
January 24, 1939 
Chains 
Special series of broadcasts from New York. 
29:50 

 
41 
January 31, 1939 
The Music Box 
Special series of broadcasts from New York. 
29:10 

 
42 
February 7, 1939 
Have a Heart 
Show returns to Hollywood 
29:50 

 
43 
February 14, 1939 
Angel Unaware 
Severe speed fluct at end 
30:10 

 
44 
February 21, 1939 
Washington Had His Delaware 
Open mic ... Art Gilmore heard coughing at beginning. 
29:50 

 
45 
February 28, 1939 
Puppy Love 
 
29:50 

 
46 
March 7, 1939 
A Bad Case of Quarantine 
 
29:50 

 
47 
March 14, 1939 
Little Sweetheart 
 
29:50 

 
48 
March 21, 1939 
Mr. Meeks 
 
29:50 

 
49 
March 28, 1939 
Spring in the Air 
 
29:50 

 
50 
April 4, 1939 
Home Made Hero 
 
29:50 

 
51 
April 11, 1939 
Doctor, Doctor! Come Quick 
Last show of the 2nd season Announcement of Dr. Christain comming to movies in the Fall. 
29:50 

 
52 
November 1, 1939 
Once Around the Block 
First show of the 3rd season ... Moves to Wednesday 10:00 pm "Meet Dr. Christian" film premieres 11-17-39 
29:50 

 
53 
November 8, 1939 
Bad Boy 
 
29:50 

 
54 
November 15, 1939 
Corn and Gingerbread 
 
29:40 

 
55 
November 22, 1939 
Prelude to Thanksgiving 
Thanksgiving Program 
29:50 

 
56 
November 29, 1939 
Mr. Holly 
 
29:50 

 
57 
December 6, 1939 
Mad Interlude 
 
29:50 

 
58 
December 13, 1939 
Double Identity 
Helen Claire From New York 
30:30 

 
59 
December 20, 1939 
No Crib For His Bed 
Christmas Program From New York 
30:00 

 
60 
December 27, 1939 
Love On a Diet 
From New York 
30:20 

 
61 
January 3, 1940 
None So Blind 
Show moves to 8:30pm and is 25 minutes From New York 
25:20 

 
62 
January 10, 1940 
There Is No Such Thing As Luck 
Gloria Holden From New York 
25:20 

 
63 
January 17, 1940 
Stuff of Heroes 
Show moves back to Hollywood 
24:50 

 
64 
January 24, 1940 
Revolt 
 
25:00 

 
65 
January 31, 1940 
Gypsy Love 
 
25:00 

 
66 
February 7, 1940 
Stranger Things 
 
24:40 

 
67 
February 14, 1940 
My True Valentine 
Valentine's Day program 
24:40 

 
68 
February 21, 1940 
I Cannot Tell a Lie 
George Washington Birthday program. 
24:50 

 
69 
February 28, 1940 
Leap No More My Lady 
Leap Year program 
24:50 

 
70 
March 6, 1940 
Blossom O'toole 
 
24:50 

 
71 
March 13, 1940 
Angie's Last Cure 
Announcement: 2nd film "The Couragous Dr. Christain" coming soon. 
24:50 

 
72 
March 20, 1940 
Spring Dance 
 
24:50 

 
73 
March 27, 1940 
Visiting Lady 
 
24:30 

 
74 
April 3, 1940 
Derelicts 
 
24:40 

 
75 
April 10, 1940 
Chicken Supreme 
 
24:40 

 
76 
April 17, 1940 
Glamour 
 
24:40 

 
77 
April 24, 1940 
Riders of the Storm 
 
24:30 

 
78 
May 15, 1940 
Unfinished Business 
 
24:50 

 
79 
May 22, 1940 
Between Office Hours 
 
25:10 

 
80 
May 29, 1940 
Ten Meter Romance 
 
24:50 

 
81 
June 5, 1940 
Roughneck 
 
24:50 

 
82 
June 12, 1940 
Benson's Inventions 
From New York 
24:50 

 
83 
June 19, 1940 
On Wings of Song 
From New York Guest star: Rosemary Boncato, opera singer 
24:30 

 
84 
June 26, 1940 
Suggestions For Divorce 
From New York 
24:50 

 
85 
July 3, 1940 
June Bride 
Show moves back to Hollywood 
24:50 

 
86 
July 10, 1940 
The Martyr 
 
25:00 

 
87 
July 17, 1940 
Too Many Crooks 
 
25:00 

 
88 
July 24, 1940 
The House On Haskell Hill 
 
25:00 

 
89 
July 31, 1940 
Second Chance 
 
25:00 

 
90 
August 7, 1940 
Lady in Distress 
 
25:00 

 
91 
August 14, 1940 
Wilmot House 
 
25:00 

 
92 
August 21, 1940 
Recount 
 
25:00 

 
93 
August 28, 1940 
Medal For a Hero 
 
25:00 

 
94 
September 4, 1940 
This Bud of Love 
 
25:00 

 
95 
September 11, 1940 
Attorney For the Defense 
 
25:00 

 
96 
September 18, 1940 
September Storm 
 
25:00 

 
97 
September 25, 1940 
School For Fathers 
 
25:00 

 
98 
October 2, 1940 
Slow Poke 
 
25:00 

 
99 
October 9, 1940 
The Oldest Man in Town 
 
25:00 

 
100 
October 16, 1940 
Youth Takes Over 
 
25:00 

 
101 
October 23, 1940 
He Stoops to Folly 
 
25:00 

 
102 
October 30, 1940 
No Time to Tell 
 
25:00 

 
103 
November 6, 1940 
Holiday 
 
25:00 

 
104 
November 13, 1940 
Homespun 
 
25:00 

 
105 
November 20, 1940 
Mrs. Hamilton Tuck's Thanksgiving 
Thanksgiving Program 
25:00 

 
106 
November 27, 1940 
The Doctor Is a Sap For a Sob Story 
 
25:00 

 
107 
December 4, 1940 
Roy's Rival 
 
25:00 

 
108 
December 11, 1940 
A Message From Davey 
 
25:00 

 
109 
December 18, 1940 
The Man Who Was Santa Claus 
Christmas Program 
25:00 

 
110 
December 25, 1940 
Dr. Christian's Christmas Party 
Christmas Program 
25:00 

 
111 
January 1, 1941 
A Sailor's Life 
 
25:00 

 
112 
January 8, 1941 
Glass of Fahion 
 
25:00 

 
113 
January 15, 1941 
Spoil the Child 
 
25:00 

 
114 
January 22, 1941 
Cupid's Corner 
 
25:00 

 
115 
January 29, 1941 
The Man Who Changed His Mind 
From New York 
24:30 

 
116 
February 5, 1941 
The Doctor Has Oomph! 
 
25:00 

 
117 
February 12, 1941 
First the Vision 
 
25:00 

 
118 
February 19, 1941 
Scientific Secret 
 
25:00 

 
119 
February 26, 1941 
Guest of the City 
 
25:00 

 
120 
March 5, 1941 
Old Dog Tray 
 
25:00 

 
121 
March 12, 1941 
Jeremiah Comes Home 
 
25:00 

 
122 
March 19, 1941 
Gramp the Champ 
 
25:00 

 
123 
March 26, 1941 
Bird in the Hand 
 
25:00 

 
124 
April 2, 1941 
Way of the Reformer 
 
25:00 

 
125 
April 9, 1941 
Dear Public 
 
25:00 

 
126 
April 16, 1941 
Setting Off the Sparks 
 
25:00 

 
127 
April 23, 1941 
This Is the Trail 
 
25:00 

 
128 
April 30, 1941 
A Letter From Washington 
 
25:00 

 
129 
May 7, 1941 
Molly Made Over 
 
25:00 

 
130 
May 14, 1941 
Comes June Again 
 
25:00 

 
131 
May 21, 1941 
Blue Ribbon Jury 
 
25:00 

 
132 
June 4, 1941 
Rich Woman's Husband 
 
25:00 

 
133 
June 11, 1941 
The Crystal Gazer 
 
25:00 

 
134 
June 18, 1941 
Quiz Queen 
 
25:00 

 
135 
June 25, 1941 
Leaguer Number 32 
 
25:00 

 
136 
July 2, 1941 
The Glorious Fourth 
Independence Day Program 
25:00 

 
137 
July 9, 1941 
Best Friend 
 
25:00 

 
138 
July 16, 1941 
Nature Takes Its Course 
 
25:00 

 
139 
July 23, 1941 
Peanut Pete 
 
25:00 

 
140 
July 30, 1941 
Hardboiled Lady 
 
25:00 

 
141 
August 6, 1941 
Who's Lonely Now? 
 
25:00 

 
142 
August 13, 1941 
Stop On Red 
 
25:00 

 
143 
August 20, 1941 
Message From the Dead 
 
25:00 

 
144 
August 27, 1941 
A Very Young Man's Fancy 
 
25:00 

 
145 
September 3, 1941 
Meet Your Father 
 
25:00 

 
146 
September 10, 1941 
Allergic to Love 
 
25:00 

 
147 
September 17, 1941 
Recipe For Happiness 
 
25:00 

 
148 
September 24, 1941 
Life Begins Again 
 
25:00 

 
149 
October 1, 1941 
The Great Onion War 
 
25:00 

 
150 
October 8, 1941 
Tale of a Kinkajou 
 
25:00 

 
151 
October 15, 1941 
Hit and Run Doctor 
 
25:00 

 
152 
October 22, 1941 
Help 
 
25:00 

 
153 
October 29, 1941 
The Third Bottle 
 
25:00 

 
154 
November 5, 1941 
Grandma - Streamlined 
 
25:00 

 
155 
November 12, 1941 
Physician, Heal Thyself! 
 
25:00 

 
156 
November 19, 1941 
Hooray, We're Poor 
 
25:00 

 
157 
November 26, 1941 
Ring Around Rosie 
 
25:00 

 
158 
December 3, 1941 
The Super-Duper 
 
25:00 

 
159 
December 10, 1941 
Old Bill Bean 
 
25:00 

 
160 
December 17, 1941 
Good Morning, Judge 
 
25:00 

 
161 
December 24, 1941 
From Us to You 
 
25:00 

 
162 
December 31, 1941 
A Case of Champagne 
 
25:00 

 
163 
January 7, 1942 
Karen 
 
25:00 

 
164 
January 14, 1942 
Hurdy Gurdy Man 
 
25:00 

 
165 
January 21, 1942 
Sleepy Pan 
 
25:00 

 
166 
January 28, 1942 
Seven Day Book 
 
25:00 

 
167 
February 4, 1942 
Death Angel 
 
25:00 

 
168 
February 11, 1942 
Second Sight 
 
25:00 

 
169 
February 18, 1942 
Mystery At the Library 
 
25:00 

 
170 
February 25, 1942 
New Woman 
 
25:00 

 
171 
March 4, 1942 
Tycoon in the Woodpile 
 
25:00 

 
172 
March 11, 1942 
Two Tickets to Niagara 
 
25:00 

 
173 
March 18, 1942 
The Tinker's Son 
 
25:00 

 
174 
March 25, 1942 
A Present For Miss Lydia 
 
25:00 

 
175 
April 1, 1942 
April Fool 
 
25:00 

 
176 
April 8, 1942 
And This Be Our Motto 
 
25:00 

 
177 
April 15, 1942 
The Boy Who Wanted to Write 
 
25:00 

 
178 
April 22, 1942 
Sleeping Beauty 
 
25:00 

 
179 
April 29, 1942 
Airplane Inverted 
 
25:00 

 
180 
May 6, 1942 
The Girl's Back Home 
 
25:00 

 
181 
May 13, 1942 
Corporal Lonely Hearts 
 
25:00 

 
182 
May 20, 1942 
Epitaph For Ezra 
 
25:00 

 
183 
May 27, 1942 
Let the Chips Fall 
 
25:00 

 
184 
June 3, 1942 
Horseshoe Nail 
 
25:00 

 
185 
June 10, 1942 
Freedom, Inc. 
 
25:00 

 
186 
June 17, 1942 
Dr. Christian Award Winners - #1 
 
25:00 

 
187 
June 24, 1942 
Home Is the Son 
 
25:00 

 
188 
July 1, 1942 
His Own Medicine 
 
25:00 

 
189 
July 8, 1942 
Bus Ride 
 
25:00 

 
190 
July 15, 1942 
For a Dog to Tear 
 
25:00 

 
191 
July 22, 1942 
Dr. Christian Has a Nightmare 
 
25:00 

 
192 
July 29, 1942 
The Perfect Catalyst 
 
25:00 

 
193 
August 5, 1942 
Confidence Man 
 
25:00 

 
194 
August 12, 1942 
Through the Courtesy of ... 
 
25:00 

 
195 
August 19, 1942 
Toughies 
 
25:00 

 
196 
August 26, 1942 
Today I Am a Doctor 
 
25:00 

 
197 
September 2, 1942 
Sweet Sixteen 
 
25:00 

 
198 
September 9, 1942 
Come Hell Or High Water 
 
25:00 

 
199 
September 16, 1942 
Sweethearts Protective Insurance 
 
24:20 

 
200 
September 23, 1942 
An Artist Comes to Town 
Judy: Lurene Tuttle 
24:42 

 
201 
September 30, 1942 
On to Glory 
Judy: Lurene Tuttle All Negro cast 
24:10 

 
202 
October 7, 1942 
The Case of Tommy Holms 
 
24:30 

 
203 
October 14, 1942 
Black Magic 
 
24:30 

 
204 
October 21, 1942 
Miss Lizzie's Burglar 
 
24:40 

 
205 
October 28, 1942 
Light On a Fallen Star 
Beginning of 6th year on the air 
24:40 

 
206 
November 4, 1942 
The Storm 
 
24:40 

 
207 
November 11, 1942 
Fields of Corn 
24th anniversary of the armistice of WW1 From New York 
24:10 

 
208 
November 18, 1942 
Bottled Up 
 
24:00 

 
209 
November 25, 1942 
Antiques 
 
24:10 

 
210 
December 2, 1942 
We Hold These Truths 
 
24:10 

 
211 
December 9, 1942 
The Child Is the Future 
 
25:00 

 
212 
December 16, 1942 
The Pay-Off 
 
25:00 

 
213 
December 23, 1942 
To Save a Life 
 
25:00 

 
214 
December 30, 1942 
Sandy's Nose 
 
25:00 

 
215 
January 6, 1943 
For My Son 
 
25:00 

 
216 
January 13, 1943 
What Price Operation 
 
25:00 

 
217 
January 20, 1943 
Everything Happens to Us 
 
25:00 

 
218 
January 27, 1943 
The Human Quality 
 
25:00 

 
219 
February 3, 1943 
The Death Stair 
 
25:00 

 
220 
February 10, 1943 
When Bugles Blow 
 
25:00 

 
221 
February 17, 1943 
Nikki 
 
25:00 

 
222 
February 24, 1943 
Eyes On the Stars 
 
25:00 

 
223 
March 3, 1943 
Rest Cure 
 
25:00 

 
224 
March 10, 1943 
Give Me Five 
 
25:00 

 
225 
March 17, 1943 
The Wife's Hat 
 
25:00 

 
226 
March 24, 1943 
Current Generation 
 
25:00 

 
227 
March 31, 1943 
A Tiger in the House 
 
25:00 

 
228 
April 7, 1943 
Orphans For a Week 
 
25:00 

 
229 
April 14, 1943 
The Prize Winner 
 
25:00 

 
230 
April 21, 1943 
Keeper of the Bees 
 
25:00 

 
231 
April 28, 1943 
With Healing in It's Wings 
 
25:00 

 
232 
May 5, 1943 
Kiss in the Rain 
 
25:00 

 
233 
May 12, 1943 
Perfect Earlobes 
 
25:00 

 
234 
May 19, 1943 
Meanest Man - Protem 
 
25:00 

 
235 
May 26, 1943 
Man Who Can Do Anything 
 
25:00 

 
236 
June 2, 1943 
Darkness and Light 
 
25:00 

 
237 
June 9, 1943 
Dr. Christian Award Winners - #2 
 
25:00 

 
238 
June 16, 1943 
The Ring 
 
25:00 

 
239 
June 23, 1943 
Soapwrapper Wife 
 
25:00 

 
240 
June 30, 1943 
Midget Marine 
 
25:00 

 
241 
July 7, 1943 
The Late Papa Dale 
 
25:00 

 
242 
July 14, 1943 
Frontline Death - From Home 
 
25:00 

 
243 
July 21, 1943 
They Will Never Be Forgotten 
 
25:00 

 
244 
July 28, 1943 
Blood Reward 
 
25:00 

 
245 
August 4, 1943 
Prescription For Trouble 
 
25:00 

 
246 
August 11, 1943 
One Gremlin Too Many 
 
25:00 

 
247 
August 18, 1943 
Them Tituses 
 
25:00 

 
248 
August 25, 1943 
Cathy 
 
25:00 

 
249 
September 1, 1943 
Unknown Soldier 
 
25:00 

 
250 
September 8, 1943 
Good Soldier 
 
25:00 

 
251 
September 15, 1943 
Excavation At Midnight 
 
25:00 

 
252 
September 22, 1943 
The Auction 
 
25:00 

 
253 
September 29, 1943 
Even to the Stars 
 
25:00 

 
254 
October 6, 1943 
Little Bill 
 
25:00 

 
255 
October 13, 1943 
With Fire On the Sky 
 
25:00 

 
256 
October 20, 1943 
Trans-Atlantic Message 
 
25:00 

 
257 
October 27, 1943 
Problem in Manpower 
 
25:00 

 
258 
November 3, 1943 
Bound to Be Free 
 
25:00 

 
259 
November 10, 1943 
In Darkness of Night 
 
25:00 

 
260 
November 17, 1943 
The Scar 
 
25:00 

 
261 
November 24, 1943 
Jive Us Up, Doctor 
 
25:00 

 
262 
December 1, 1943 
Stand Up, My Son 
 
25:00 

 
263 
December 8, 1943 
A Case of Skulls 
 
25:00