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 Posted:   Mar 7, 2022 - 10:51 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

SEASON 1:

The theme music is by Lalo Schifrin.


Attention readers: I have been implementing a system that is nothing more than a note to myself; for cues that I want to include in a suite one day, for now on I will denote them with ^ symbol. It has no special meaning to anyone else but myself. No, the lack of an up arrow symbol doesn't mean the cue is bad (it just may have too much SFX or FX for suite use or just isn't worth my time to edit and include). Hence forth this system will be in all future threads and pre-exiting threads that I go back to for missed episodes. Anything in ( ) are just notes to the arrow and you need not bother with that. The system does not mean that I will make a suite or that one has been made, it's simply for my own reference if and when I do decide to.


NO LOAD FOUND.

"Operation Heartbeat" (feature-length pilot that spawned the series)
By: Lalo Schifrin



"The Last 10 Yards"
By: David Raksin
https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+01+_The+Last+Ten+Yards_+(Sep+24%2C+1969).mp4

This is the only effort by Raksin for the series.

Highlights:
  • 0:25 in.^
  • 4:32 in.^
  • 17:56 in.
  • 26:49 in.^
  • 40:55 in.^
  • 47:27 in.^
  • 48:15 in.^
  • 49:21 in.^

    A series about saving lives, guest stats O.J. Simpson.



    "Victim"
    By: Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+02+_Victim_+(Oct+1%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:25 in. and.^
  • 6:45 in.^
  • 11:00 in.^
  • 12:24 in.^
  • 13:33 in.^
  • 15:57 in.^
  • 17:06 in.^
  • 19:07 in.^
  • 22:17 in.^
  • 28:22 in.^
  • 30:50 in.^
  • 32:20 in.^
  • 38:53 in.^
  • 40:59 in.^
  • 42:52 in.^
  • 46:52 in.^
  • 49:35 in.^

    While I did cite a lot of this low-key emotional score, I'm not sure how much of it I would include on a set of season one scoring.



    "Emergency in Ward E"
    By: Frank De Vol
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+03+_Emergency+in+Ward+E_+(Oct+8%2C+1969).mp4

    This is the only effort by DeVol for the series.

    Highlights:
  • 0:25 in.^
  • 2:51 in.^
  • 6:27 in.^
  • 12:14 in.^
  • 16:07 in.^
  • 17:52 in.^(open/19:22)
  • 21:39 in.^
  • 23:29 in.^
  • 25:50 in.^
  • 27:43 in.^
  • 30:19 in.^
  • 31:31 in.^
  • 32:43 in.^
  • 34:05 in.^
  • 36:17 in.^
  • 40:11/41:56 in.^
  • 44:53 in.^
  • 48:38 in. Leads into the pre-end-credits title screen.^

    I keep expecting him to say "Danko".



    "A Life is Waiting"
    By: Richard Shores
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+04+_A+Life+Is+Waiting_+(Oct+15%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:25 in.^
  • 4:21 in.^
  • 23:07 in.^
  • 24:35 in.^
  • 30:31 in.^
  • 34:11 in.^
  • 37:05 in.^(41:00)
  • 49:33 in.^

    (NtM: 16:16, 48:??)

    "Joe, you can teach them to diagnose, but you can't teach them how to feel."

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     Posted:   Mar 7, 2022 - 7:08 PM   
     By:   SBD   (Member)

    Show must've had a hell of a music supervisor. All those names in the first few episodes alone...!

     
     Posted:   Mar 8, 2022 - 10:03 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Continuing SEASON 1:




    "The Battle of Lily Wu"
    By: Irving Gertz
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+05+_The+Battle+of+Lily+Wu_+(Oct+22%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:25 in.^(open/1:11)
  • 2:51 in.^
  • 5:03 in.^
  • 9:04 in.^
  • 10:44 in.^
  • 15:24 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 17:12 in.^
  • 19:03 in.^
  • 21:26 in.^
  • 22:41 in.^
  • 24:24 in.^
  • 30:26 in.^
  • 31:45 in.^
  • 36:25 in.^
  • 40:22 in.^
  • 44:38 in.^
  • 46:16 in.^
  • 47:55 in. Immediately followed by the pre-end-credits title card.^



    "The Crooked Circle"
    By: Irving Gertz
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+06+_The+Crooked+Circle_+(Oct+29%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:39 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 6:19 in.^
  • 7:56 in.^
  • 9:52 in.^
  • 14:13 in.^
  • 15:07 in.^
  • 20:44 in.^
  • 26:12 in. Short dramatic outtro cue.^
  • 26:48 in.^
  • 28:13 in.^
  • 30:57 in.^
  • 33:01 in. Sort dramatic outtro cue.^
  • 34:42 in.^
  • 36:56 in.^
  • 39:21 in.^
  • 40:30 in.^
  • 47:22 in.^
  • 49:16 in.^

    Gertz is so far clearly the stand-out composer on this series, with two winners in a row.



    "Thousands and Thousands of Miles"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+07+_Thousands+and+Thousands+of+Miles_+(Nov+12%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:06 in.^
  • 4:31 in.
  • 12:39 in.^(13:50)
  • 29:03 in.
  • 35:33/39:41 in. Percussion and brass for a woman running away from the hospital.^
  • 37:56 in.^
  • 42:49 in.^
  • 46:47 in.^

    On a set of season one scoring I'd probably skip 12:39 and 29:03.



    "The Sharpest Edge"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+08+_The+Sharpest+Edge_+(Nov+19%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:30 in.^
  • 5:29 in.^
  • 6:52 in.^
  • 17:06 in.^
  • 21:08 in.^
  • 31:06 in.^
  • 34:18 in.^
  • 36:04 in.^
  • 43:29 in.
  • 46:39 in.^

    This is an example how you write real drama and tension between two characters.



    "Jeopardy"
    By: Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+09+_Jeopardy_+(Nov+26%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:17 in.^
  • 12:35 in.^
  • 16:23 in.^
  • 22:46 in.^
  • 24:27 in.^
  • 25:47 in.^
  • 29:06 in.^
  • 31:29 in.^
  • 36:18 in.^
  • 45:38 in.^
  • 48:35 in.^

    On a set of season one scoring, I'm not sure how much of this I would include.

    (NtM: 16:18)



    "The Fallen Image"
    By: Irving Gertz
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+10+_The+Fallen+Image_+(Dec+3%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:20 in.^
  • 2:53 in.^
  • 10:51 in.^
  • 15:08 in.^
  • 20:10 in.^
  • 23:10 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 30:02 in.^
  • 34:27 in.^
  • 39:00 in.
  • 41:05 in.^
  • 47:21 in.^
  • 49:21 in.^

    Gertz's score is not as strong and overall as cohesive as the first two efforts.

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     Posted:   Mar 9, 2022 - 9:06 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Continuing SEASON 1:




    "The Loner"
    By: Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+11+_The+Loner_+(Dec+10%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:31 in.^
  • 2:30 in.^
  • 11:14 in.^
  • 12:53 in.^
  • 18:02 in.^
  • 26:50 in.^
  • 34:13 in.^
  • 41:54 in.^
  • 47:33 in.^
  • 48:45 in.^



    "Twenty-Four Hours"
    By: Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+12+_Twenty-Four+Hours_+(Dec+17%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:21 in.^
  • 31:59 in.^
  • 42:18 in.^
  • 45:07 in.^
  • 48:40 in.^
  • 49:25 in.^

    There's not much score in the episode. If I were compiling a set of season two scoring, I'd only include what I cited.



    "The Adversaries"
    By: Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+13+_The+Adversaries_+(Dec+31%2C+1969).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:18 in.^
  • 6:29 in.^
  • 9:42/10:54 in.^
  • About 13:40 in.^
  • 15:33 in.^
  • 16:57 in.^
  • 19:32 in.^
  • 22:39 in.^
  • 27:19 in.^
  • 31:38 in.^
  • 34:25 in.^
  • 39:52 in.^
  • 40:41 in.^
  • 45:18 in.^
  • 48:01 in.^
  • 49:21 in.^



    "The Deceived"
    By: Alexander Courage
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+14+_The+Deceived_+(Jan+7%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:57 in.
  • 3:13 in.^
  • 9:48 in.^
  • 12:35 in.^
  • 14:36 in.^
  • 17:14 in.^
  • 18:51 in.^
  • 45:05 in.^
  • 47:19 in.^
  • 49:10 in.^

    Special note to the acting of Pat Hingle.



    "Moment of Decision"
    By: Lalo Schifrin and Alexander Courage (in that order, on the end credits)
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+15+_Moment+of+Decision+(Jan+14%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 7:13 in.^
  • 16:45 in.^
  • 17:38 in.^
  • 19:12 in.^
  • 21:38 in.^
  • 24:03 in.
  • 27:03 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 30:48 in.^
  • 35:37 in.^
  • 38:13 in.^
  • 39:55 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(second)
  • 41:27 in. Around three minutes long.^
  • 46:35 in.^
  • 48:26 in.^

    Tyne Daly guest stars. Well, we had to go back to 1969, but she's actually fairly attractive.

    Low key sad, sorrowful, and emotional score that despite the aforementioned description, I'd probably include most if not all the cues cited on a set of season one scoring -- it's worth it. I have no idea who scored what, as all the cues kind of sound like they came from the same composer.



    "Runaway"
    By: Arthur Morton and Lalo Schifrin (in that order)
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+16+_Runaway+(Jan+21%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:59 in.^
  • 13:05 in.^
  • 19:37 in.^
  • 37:40 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 49:03 in.^



    Tomorrow: familiar names and a one-off.

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     Posted:   Mar 10, 2022 - 8:51 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Continuing SEASON 1:

    I was mistaken with yesterday's comment on a one-off.



    "Fright and Flight"
    By: Arthur Morton and Irving Gertz (just assume from this point onward I am listing the composers in the order credited)
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+17+_Frights+and+Flight+(Feb+4%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:02 in.^
  • 3:13 in.^
  • 3:52 in.^
  • 6:36 in.^
  • 12:36 in. Short dramatic outtro, followed by the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 13:35 in.^
  • 14:19 in.^
  • 20:46 in.^
  • 24:08 in.^
  • 29:46 in.^
  • 33:08 in.^
  • 35:22 in.^
  • 39:00 in.^
  • 45:47 in.^
  • 47:02 in.^

    I'm not sure how much of this I would include on a set of season one scoring.



    "A Duel with Doom"
    By: Lalo Schifrin and Alexander Courage
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+18+_A+Duel+With+Doom++(Feb+1%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 5:48 in.^
  • 11:38 in.^
  • 13:39 in.^
  • 15:56 in.^
  • 22:14 in.^
  • 29:01 in.^
  • 30:18 in. I'd say this one is by Schifrin.^
  • 47:58 in.^



    "A Matter of Tomorrow"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+19+_A+Matter+of+Tomorrow+(Feb+25%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:01 in.^
  • 7:27 in.
  • 11:28 in.^
  • 23:17 in.^
  • 41:16 in.^
  • 45:08 in.^
  • 48:35 in.^



    "Care is No Cure"
    By: Alexander Courage
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+20+_Care+Is+No+Cure+(Mar+4%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 3:01 in.^
  • 4:40 in.^
  • 6:56 in.^
  • 8:25 in.^
  • About 12:30 in.^
  • 28:59 in.^
  • 34:42 in. Joining a cue already in progress.^
  • 38:44 in.^
  • 46:42 in.^

    Refreshingly different score some Spanish flavor. I'm almost tempted to say it should have gotten an Emmy nomination.

    (NtM: 2:50)



    "The Professional"
    By: Philip Springer
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+21+_The+Professional+(Mar+11%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:10 in. Short 1970's NFL-style cue.^
  • 7:21 in.^
  • 13:20 in.^
  • 24:50 in.^
  • 27:06 in.^
  • 40:39 in.^
  • 48:23 in.^

    (NtM: 33:41)

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     Posted:   Mar 11, 2022 - 10:25 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Finishing SEASON 1:




    "The Combatants"
    By: Irving Gertz and Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+22+_The+Combatants+(Mar+18%2C+1970).mp4

    This is the final effort by Gertz for the series.

    Highlights:
  • 144 in.^
  • 5:54 in.^
  • 9:19 in.^
  • 17:31 in.^
  • 25:02 in.^
  • 36:34 in.^
  • 41:19 in.^
  • 46:23 in.^
  • 49:08 in.^

    The Shat guest stars.
    I have to say, for all the complaints about his acting abilities, he was perfectly cast here and does a rather decent job. His deliveries, mannerisms and "Acting" works for the written character and bounces off Dr. Gannon well.



    "The V.D. Story"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+23+_The+V.D.+Story+(Mar+18%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:00 in.^
  • 8:06 in.^
  • 9:54 in.^
  • 15:24 in.^
  • 19:06 in.^
  • 33:24 in. Short outtro.^
  • 45:21 in.^
  • 47:33 in.^

    On a set of season one scoring, I'd only include select tracks.



    "His Brother's Keeper"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+24+_His+Brothers+Keeper+(Apr+1%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:21 in.^
  • 1:57 in.^
  • 6:58 in.^
  • 13:12 in. Short intro cue.^
  • 14:06 in.^
  • 16:09 in.^
  • 22:11 in.^
  • 27:13 in.^
  • 28:41 in.^
  • 37:13 in.^
  • 40:13 in. Short intro cue.^
  • 42:36 in.^
  • 47:48 in.^



    "The Rebel in White"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+25+_The+Rebel+In+White+(Apr+8%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:21 in.^
  • 5:26/7:00 in.^
  • 10:05 in.^
  • 11:32 in.^
  • 17:16 in.^
  • 20:01 in.^
  • 21:08 in.^
  • 21:53 in.^
  • 30:05 in.^
  • 31:00 in.^
  • 32:41 in.^
  • 42:32 in.
  • 44:47 in. To the end of the episode.^

    (Note to Me: 36:10)



    "Between Dark and Daylight"
    By: Richard Shores and John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episode-6-the-crooked-circle-oct-29-1969/Medical+Center+-+Episode+26+_Between+Dark+and+Daylight+(Apr+15%2C+1970).mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:41 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(first)
  • 9:18 in.^
  • 11:46 in.^
  • 25:49 in. I think this cue might be tracked from a prior Parker-scored episode.^
  • 27:12 in.^
  • 37:46 in.^
  • 40:19 in.^
  • 45:33 in.^
  • 47:58 in.
  • 48:42 in. Unless Parker was re-using the same musical idea with slight variations, I'd swear this is the third time this cue has been used in episodes he has scored.^

    Walter Koenig starred somewhere. I must have missed him while skimming. Probably spared myself some of his "Acting" skills.

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     Posted:   Mar 11, 2022 - 12:27 PM   
     By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

    Walter Koenig can act -- anyone who's seen Babylon 5 can attest to that. He just wasn't really given much of an opportunity on Star Trek.

    Yavar

     
     
     Posted:   Mar 12, 2022 - 6:55 PM   
     By:   jmarc   (Member)

    I remember watching this show with my mom in the mid 70’s. In high school I discovered it again because I remembered the the theme song. I’m a sucker for 70’s medical shows. They’re such a feeling of hope.

     
     Posted:   Mar 14, 2022 - 1:35 PM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    SEASON 2:

    The theme music has been completely redone. In fact, season one only had end credits music, so season two has added opening credits music. And on top of that, the end credits music is completely different from the opening credits music, so it's like getting two new themes.



    "Brink of Doom"
    By: Philip Springer
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+-+2-01.mp4

    This is the final effort by Springer for the series.

    Highlights:
  • 1:10 in.^
  • 4:43 in.
  • 8:16 in.^
  • 15:01 in. Short outtro cue.^
  • 21:48 in.^
  • 25:10 in.^
  • 28:22 in.^
  • 34:00 in.^
  • 35:40 in.^
  • 36:15 in.^
  • 37:24 in.^
  • 43:16 in.^
  • 48:18 in.^

    Springer's final score is smaller in size, more experimental in approach, and a good final effort. I personally would have liked him to stay on the series and do a score here and there like he had been.

    (NtM: 5:19)



    "Undercurrent"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-02.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:14 in.^
  • 14:12 in.^
  • 26:05 in.^
  • 31:55 in.^
  • 48:40 in.^

    On a set of season two scoring, I wouldn't include much of this score. I'd only include 26:05, 31:55, and 48:40.

    I hope the rest of the series isn't going to become as preachy as the second season has become.

    Also guest starring occasional television composer (back then) Murray MacLeod. We missed out in an alternate universe where John Rubinstein and Murray MacLeod could have co-starred in a buddy drama, which they then scored.

    (NtM: 12:47)



    "Junkie"
    By: Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-03.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 7:15 in.^
  • 9:16 in.^
  • 14:22 in.^
  • 16:40 in.^
  • 25:00 in.^
  • 32:28 in.^
  • 33:38 in.^
  • 36:13 in.^
  • 39:00 in.^
  • 43:41 in.^
  • 48:30 in.^



    "Assailant"
    By: Richard Shores
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-04.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:20 in.^
  • 3:50 in.^
  • 5:33 in.^
  • 6:57 in.^
  • 9:46 in.^
  • 16:09 in.^
  • 25:36 in.^
  • 30:46 in.^
  • 33:56 in.^
  • 34:13 in.^
  • 39:27 in.^
  • 44:40 in.^
  • 48:24 in.^

    Not preachy, but still a terrible episode.



    "The Clash"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-05.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:40 in.^
  • 2:19 in.^
  • 4:19 in.^
  • 5:13 in.^
  • 9:06 in.^
  • 10:12 in.^
  • 14:10 in.^
  • 18:33 in.^
  • 22:50 in.^
  • 25:09 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 28:57 in.^
  • 36:09 in.^
  • 42:38 in.^
  • 43:51 in.
  • 46:46 in.^

    Another awful preachy episode. Man, you with season two you can see the drop in quality everywhere -- from the music budget to the writing.



    "Ghetto Clinic"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-06.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:59/6:32 in.^
  • 7:45 in.^
  • 9:00 in.^
  • 11:13 in.^(parts)
  • 14:22 in.^
  • 19:27 in.^
  • 20:57 in.^
  • 24:27 in.^
  • 29:15 in.^
  • 31:47 in.^
  • 38:38 in.^
  • 39:20 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 46:06 in.^
  • 46:59 in.^
  • 48:42 in.^

    And entire score in "Cannon" mode. A favorite score from the series thus far.



    Tomorrow: Familiar names and Stu Phillips.

  •  
     Posted:   Mar 15, 2022 - 11:55 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Continuing SEASON 2:




    "Scream of Silence"
    By: Stu Phillips
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-07.mp4

    This is the only credited solo effort by Stu Who.

    Highlights:
  • 2:19 in.^
  • 5:43 in.^
  • 9:05 in.^
  • 11:18 in.^
  • 15:21 in.^
  • 20:45 in.^
  • 21:52 in.^
  • 26:05 in.^
  • 26:36 in.^
  • 28:29 in.^
  • 29:32 in.^
  • 35:49 in.^
  • 41:38 in.^
  • 44:45 in.
  • 48:42 in.^



    "Death Grip"
    By: Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-08.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 3:27 in.^
  • 5:22 in.^
  • 16:46 in.^
  • 20:37 in.^
  • 23:31 in.^
  • 29:21 in.^
  • 33:00 in.^
  • 34:09 in.^
  • 38:09 in.^
  • 42:22 in.^
  • 43:43 in.^
  • 49:17 in.^

    On set of season two scoring I'd only include select cues.

    (NtM: 49:04)



    "Witch Hunt"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-09.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:25 in.^
  • 3:35 in.^
  • 11:59 in. Made largely of cool.^
  • 15:39 in. Also made of cool.^
  • 18:01 in.
  • 28:15 in. Car crash music made of cool.^
  • 29:44 in.^
  • 32:59 in.^
  • 37:12 in.^
  • 45:53 in. Joining a cue already in progress for the cool stuff.^
  • 47:42 in.^

    Season two has reached a new low.

    Another favorite series episode score.
    About ten years later Parker would score an obscure TV movie about an evil witch, called "Witches Brew". There are some vague similarities between the two scores. I am using said vagueness as an excuse to once again promote this score and hope some label releases it. The two suites I made for it are in this thread about it:
    https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=142568&forumID=1&archive=0



    "Deadly Encounter"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-10.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in. The party source music.^
  • 7:35 in.^
  • 22:06 in.^
  • 28:59 in.^
  • 32:42 in.^
  • 36:45 in.^
  • 48:25 in.^

    (NtM: 4:22, 13:22)



    "Trial by Terror"
    By: Lalo Schifrin and John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-11.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:23 in.^
  • 2:59 in.^
  • 13:36 in.^
  • 24:09 in.^
  • 32:15 in.^
  • 37:08 in.^
  • 43:03 in.^
  • 49:16 in.^



    "Accused"
    By: Lalo Schifrin and Stu Phillips
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-12.mp4

    This is the final effort by Stu Who for the series.

    Highlights:
  • 10:32 in.^
  • 17:03 in.^
  • 20:45 in.^
  • 24:54 in.^
  • 26:28 in.^
  • 31:44 in.^
  • 35:27 in.^
  • 36:49 in. If this isn't tracked from a Parker-scored episode, I'd be shocked.^
  • 39:17 in.^
  • 41:07 in.^
  • 42:11 in.^
  • 48:51 in.^

    I'm not sure there is any original Schifrin material in this. I think it's possible it's tracked a prior episode where a girl was doing drugs. I think it's more likely there's some original Stu score and the rest of the episode is tracked.

  •  
     Posted:   Mar 16, 2022 - 10:14 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Continuing SEASON 2:




    "Crisis"
    By: Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-13.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 16:31 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 24:46 in. Almost sounds like something that could have come out of "The Mod Squad".^
  • 30:17 in.^
  • 37:39 in.^
  • 42:01 in.^
  • 49:14 in.^



    "Man at Bay"
    By: Lalo Schifrin and John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-14.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:14 in.^
  • 8:19 in..^ *
  • 12:19 in.^
  • 13:26 in.^
  • 14:58 in.^ *
  • 17:12 in.^ *
  • 22:01 in.^
  • 24:37 in.^
  • 25:30 in.^
  • 28:14 in. Almost sounds like something that could have come out of "The Mod Squad".^
  • 29:59 in.^ *
  • 38:22 in.^ *
  • 42:25 in.^
  • 47:30 in.^ *

    * = Clearly Parker cues.

    Guest-starring Dana Elcar ... with a mustache. No, just no. Make it go away.



    "The Savage Image"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-15.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 7:13 in. Over three minutes long.^
  • 10:36 in.^
  • 18:03 in. Short outtro cue.^
  • 24:43 in.^
  • 35:25 in.^
  • 39:47 in. Short outtro cue. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 42:25 in.^
  • 44:14 in.^
  • 48:32 in.^

    Given Parker worked on a number of western projects up to that time, it's no shock he scored this. In fact, I'm sure he was specifically asked based upon his "Gunsmoke" work.



    "Pitfall" / "Woman in Question"
    By: Lalo Schifrin and John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-16.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 3:18 in.^
  • 8:38 in. In "Cannon" mode.^
  • 18:39 in.^
  • 21:00 in.^
  • 26:38 in.^(28:00)
  • 31:41 in.^
  • 34:51 in.^
  • 35:52 in.^
  • 36:54 in.^
  • 39:25 in.^
  • 41:37 in. And the source cue that immediately follows it.^
  • 43:24 in.^
  • 47:25 in. And the cue that plays a few seconds after this cue ends.^

    (NtM: 14:14, 18:34)



    "Web of Darkness"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-17.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 2:06 in.^
  • 16:52 in.^
  • 21:10 in.^
  • 22:46 in. 23:39 in for those who are impatient and want to get to the good stuff.^
  • 29:12 in.^
  • 33:02 in.^
  • 35:45 in.^
  • 45:30 in. Joining a cue already in progress.^

    (NtM: 15:52, 37:39)



    "Danger Point"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-18.mp4

    This is the first effort by Romanis for the series. Get used to his name -- he's there all the way to the end. About two years ago I started listing composers in the order of most efforts for the series, in thread titles, so as you can see, Romanis contributed the most scores for the series. There was no other series where he scored this many episodes. I recently finished the composer credits for the series on IMDb, except for a later episode titled "The Prisoners" (the end credits are cut off -- can anybody help?).

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 2:07 in.
  • 4:07 in.^
  • 6:25 in.^
  • 9:21 in.^
  • 10:10 in.^
  • 15:10 in.^
  • 16:57 in.^
  • 20:15 in.^
  • 25:13 in. Joining a cue already in progress for the funky material. Ona set of season two scoring, I might actually lop off everything and start with the funky material.^
  • 26:50 in. I might use this as an opening to the above cue and crossfade them together. That's certainly how I'd do it on a suite.^
  • 31:12 in.^
  • 33:55 in.^
  • 36:06 in.^
  • 39:04 in.^
  • 41:56 in.^
  • 44:55 in.^
  • 48:02 in.^


    Based upon this first effort for the series, I'd say he's a welcome addition. I might go as far to say it's one of my personal favorite scores of the series. Certainly one of the series' best efforts.



    Tomorrow: I finish season two. All names you've seen before so far into the show.

  •  
     Posted:   Mar 17, 2022 - 8:14 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Finishing SEASON 2:




    "Secret Heritage"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-19.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:35 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 8:14 in.^
  • 11:42 in.^
  • 12:41 in.^
  • 14:38 in.^
  • 20:07 in.^
  • 29:38 in.^
  • 35:33 in.^
  • 45:28 in. To the end credits.^

    Parker provides a tender and just off-kilter score to fit the retarded young woman. Just the right amount of colors to indicate childhood, is added into an already strong effort by Parker.



    "Edge of Violence"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-20.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:45 in. Joining a cue already in progress for the twisted dark material.^
  • 4:08 in.^
  • 7:31 in.^
  • 16:42 in.^
  • 20:49 in.^
  • 22:50 in.^
  • 24:37 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 31:11 in.^
  • 32:40 in. Funky chase music.^
  • 36:21 in. I'd combine this cue with the above cue for a set of season two scoring.^
  • 38:17 in.^
  • 44:22 in.^
  • 49:17 in.^

    Dr. Gannon: "The time has come, my friend. How do you feel?"
    Pete: "All systems terrified."



    "Countdown"
    By: Richard Shores
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-21.mp4
    Alternate Endings: https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-25.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 1:34 in.^
  • 4:25 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 7:28 in.^
  • 13:54 in.^
  • 15:29 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 16:53 in.^
  • 19:50 in.^
  • 20:27 in.^
  • 24:01 in.^
  • 26:03 in.^
  • 28:15/29:46 in.^
  • 33:07 in.^
  • 35:28 in.^
  • 37:18 in.^
  • 38:07 in.^
  • 44:44/45:31 in.^
  • 47:02 in.^
  • 48:41 in.^

    Alternate Endings:
  • 3:24 in.^
  • 4:46/6:38 in.^
  • 7:30 in.^
  • 13:40 in. To think, all this cool chase music in these cues was dropped for some of the country. Some of you probably are hearing this for the first time!^
  • 18:03 in.^
  • 19:26 in.^
  • 21:19 in.^
  • 22:38 in.^
  • 28:16 in.^

    Actress Brooke Bundy was a sexy lady. And she's still alive.

    For the guys here: 39:40 in. You're welcome.

    (NtM: 10:47)



    "Perfection of Vices"
    By: Alexander Courage
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-22.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:19 in.^
  • 15:31 in.^
  • 17:56 in.^
  • 31:40 in.^
  • 34:35 in.^
  • 39:38 in.^
  • 47:37 in.^
  • 49:08 in.^

    There's not much score in the episode. It's all pretty standard fare material and low key at that; on a set of season two scoring, I'd skip this episode score to make room for more cues from episodes already covered.



    "The Man in Hiding"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-23.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:30 in.^
  • 14:31 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 18:07 in.^
  • 24:31 in.^
  • 26:26 in.^
  • 31:48 in.^
  • 33:15 in.^
  • 42:13 in.^
  • 48:56 in.^

    A lot of quiet moody material. On a set of season two scoring, I would probably only take 1:30, 33:15 and the pre-end-credits title card.



    "Crossroads"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-episodes-28-30/Medical+Center+2-24.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:35 in.^
  • 8:42 in.^
  • 10:01 in.^
  • 11:33 in.^
  • 15:27 in.^
  • 34:23 in.^
  • 41:55 in.^
  • 48:39 in.^

    On a set of season two scoring, there's not much I would take from this episode score.

    (NtM: 7:41, 15:06)



    Tomorrow: Familiar names and a one-off.

  •  
     Posted:   Mar 18, 2022 - 11:28 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    SEASON 3:




    "Blood Line"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Season+3/Medical+Center+03-01.mp4

    Highlights:
  • About 1:21 in.^
  • 2:48 in. Short dramatic outtro. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 14:55/15:45 in.^
  • 22:08 in.^
  • 26:51 in.^(27:04)
  • 28:41 in. Music Frank Cannon could have drove and investigated by. There are more "Cannon" cues below.^
  • 39:33 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 43:48 in.^
  • 47:24 in.^

    (NtM: 7:15, 10:09)



    "The Corrupted"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Season+3/Medical+Center+03-02.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 10:33 in.^
  • 25:00 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 28:29 in.^
  • 30:54 in.^
  • 31:58 in.^
  • 34:25 in.^
  • 42:38 in.^
  • 45:38 in.^
  • 48:38 in.^

    The main theme in this episode score very much reminds me of something; can anybody recall what it is?



    "The Imposter"
    By: Harry Sukman
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Season+3/Medical+Center+03-03.mp4

    This is the only effort by Sukman for the series.

    Highlights:
  • 2:28 in.
  • 4:25 in.^
  • 6:44 in.^(7:01)
  • 11:20 in.^
  • 15:14 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 20:27 in.^
  • 24:49 in.
  • 27:28 in.^
  • 31:41 in.^
  • 38:06 in.^
  • 40:04 in.^
  • 48:47 in.^

    On a set of season three scoring, I'd only include select cues. Based upon this score, it was probably best this was his only effort for the show.



    "Double Jeopardy"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Season+3/Medical+Center+03-04.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 5:47 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 15:17 in.^
  • 17:34 in.^
  • 22:25 in.
  • 28:12 in.^
  • 34:09 in.^
  • 47:07 in.^
  • 42:42 in.^
  • 46:41 in.^
  • 48:29 in.^

    There are some good emotional cues in this score, including the closing cue.

    (NtM: 32:48, 39:24)



    "Idolmaker"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-05.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:57 in.^
  • 4:43 in.^
  • 7:50 in.^
  • 11:06 in.
  • 15:22 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 17:35 in.^
  • 18:27 in.^
  • 39:13 in.^
  • 42:29 in.^
  • 46:12 in.
  • 49:24 in.^

    "Isn't it amazing what a few words with the right individual can accomplish?"

    Out-of-context quote...
    "If it pleasures you to try, Dr. Gannon, you just go on right head."



    "Circle of Power"
    By: Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-06.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 3:40 in.^
  • 4:36 in.^
  • 7:53 in.^
  • 10:44 in.^
  • 14:36 in.^
  • 17:20 in.^
  • 18:10 in.^
  • 20:23 in.^
  • 28:02 in.
  • 34:41 in.^
  • 37:00 in.^
  • 41:44 in.^
  • 48:56 in.^

    (NtM: 8:10/gif)

  •  
     Posted:   Mar 21, 2022 - 1:22 PM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Continuing SEASON 3:




    "The Shattered Man"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-07.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 17:54 in.^
  • 25:08 in. A fairly short dramatic piece in an otherwise uneventful episode score.^
  • 37:23 in.^
  • 39:06 in. A short and more lightly dramatic piece that I think would work very well as an opener to 25:08; cue stops, a beat of silence, then the next cue begins. That's how it will be on a potential suite if I can ever do one.^
  • 47:53 in.^
  • 49:09 in.^

    A bunch of boring low-key material that on a set of season three scoring, I'd only take 25:08 and 39:06.



    "The Albatross"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-08.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:47 in.^
  • 6:54 in.^
  • 9:04 in.^
  • 11:21/13:38 in.^
  • 15:03 in.^
  • 17:30 in.
  • 20:20 in.^
  • 25:56 in.^
  • 27:45 in.^
  • 33:07 in.^
  • 37:30 in. Joining a cue already in progress.^
  • 39:15 in.^
  • 41:36 in.
  • 44:05 in.^
  • 46:28 in.^
  • 47:18 in.^

    Michael Douglas guest stars of pre-Rain Nan.

    I'm almost tempted to say Parker should have gotten an Emmy nomination here. Certainly one of the series' best episode scores.

    (Note to Me: 27:30/gif)



    "The Martyr"
    By: Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-09.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 3:40 in.^
  • 15:09 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 22:02 in.^
  • 24:37 in.^
  • 28:10 in.^
  • 30:15 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 31:56 in.^
  • 36:17 in.^
  • 38:12 in.^
  • About 40:30 in.^
  • 45:23 in.^
  • 46:25 in.^



    "Suspected"
    By: Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-10.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:44 in.^
  • 4:33 in.^
  • 8:10 in.
  • 10:25 in.^
  • 18:33 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 20:53 in.^
  • 25:42 in.^
  • 21:29 in.^
  • 32:10 in. The music really added to the tension; it actually had me thinking the opposite of what happened, was going to happen. Well done on Morton's part.^
  • 33:37 in.^
  • 38:01 in.^
  • 44:38 in.^
  • 47:48 in.^

    In my personal opinion I would say this is a second tier effort for the series.

    39:46 in: airplane porn.

    (NtM: 29:24 and after the commercial break)



    "The Loser"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-11.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 3:59 in.^
  • 5:54 in.^
  • 7:06 in.^
  • 9:20 in.^
  • 13:51 in.^
  • 15:14 in. Short but nice cue.^
  • 16:26 in. This cue might work connected to the above cue.^
  • 21:14 in.^
  • 23:25 in.^
  • 26:57 in.^
  • 28:51 in.^
  • 36:11 in.^
  • 39:35 in.^
  • 41:30 in.^
  • 45:42 in.^
  • 46:44 in.^
  • 49:20 in.^

    (NtM: 5:46, 37:48, 37:57)



    "The Pawn"
    By: George Romanis and Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-12.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:11 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 7:53 in.^
  • 10:05 in.^
  • 12:07 in.^
  • 15:42 in.^
  • 22:41 in.^
  • 31:10 in.^
  • 35:27 in.^
  • 36:52 in.^
  • 41:43 in.^
  • 45:14 in.^
  • 47:23 in.^

  •  
     Posted:   Mar 22, 2022 - 10:38 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Continuing SEASON 3:




    "Conspiracy"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-13.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 3:09 in.^
  • 5:03 in.^
  • 7:53 in.^
  • 9:47 in.^
  • 18:10 in.^
  • 25:49 in.^
  • 29:06 in.^
  • 29:58 in.^
  • 33:10 in.^
  • 37:33 in.^
  • 45:15 in.^
  • 47:47 in.^
  • 48:48 in.^

    Leslie Nielsen guest stars.



    "The Nowhere Child"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-14.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 3:21 in.^
  • 9:29 in.^
  • 19:39 in.^
  • 22:34 in.
  • 27:28 in.^
  • 31:12 in.^
  • 34:49 in.^
  • 39:21 in.
  • 40:04 in.^
  • 44:05 in.^
  • 49:08 in.^

    For the most part a soft emotional and moody score. I might personally call this a second tier effort for the series, but I'm not sure how it will hold up to a wider audience.



    "Shock (Part I)"
    By: Arthur Morton and by George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-15.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 5:22 in.^
  • 7:32 in.
  • 8:34 in.^
  • 10:25 in.^
  • 12:19 in.^
  • 17:49 in.^
  • 21:04 in.^
  • 25:00 in.^
  • 32:21 in.^
  • 33:12 in.
  • 34:44 in.^
  • 41:21 in.^
  • 43:41 in.^
  • 45:36 in.^
  • 47:15 in.^
  • 49:29 in.^

    (NtM: 37:40)



    "Shock (Part II)"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-16.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 3:16 in.^
  • 5:29 in.^
  • 11:01 in.^
  • 15:13 in.^
  • 17:10 in.^
  • 18:35 in.^
  • 20:50 in.^
  • 23:51 in.^
  • 25:02 in.^
  • 27:41 in.^
  • 30:26 in.^
  • 33:03 in.^
  • 38:08 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 40:12 in.^
  • 43:02 in.^
  • 44:13 in. An emotional string-heavy cue that is over five and-a-half minutes long.^

    I'm not sure why Morton had to co-score the first part and why he wasn't there for the second part, but based upon this sole effort, I think Romanis was capable of doing this all by himself.



    "Fatal Decision"
    By: George Romanis and by Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-17.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in. I think this might be tracked from season one.^
  • 1:13 in.^
  • 2:35 in.^
  • 4:30 in.^
  • 8:35 in.^
  • 12:53 in.^
  • 15:31 in.^
  • 17:42 in.^
  • 20:00 in.^
  • 31:58 in. I think this might be tracked, too.^
  • 34:18 in.^
  • 43:03 in.^
  • 44:06 in. I almost want to say I think I remember this from another episode, too.^
  • 48:42 in.^

    (NtM: 4:207)



    "Terror"
    By: George Romanis and by John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-18.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 3:47 in.^
  • 7:12 in.
  • 10:10 in.^
  • 13:56 in.^
  • 15:36 in.^
  • 20:36 in.^
  • 36:50 in.^
  • 42:37 in.^ *
  • 44:58 in.
  • 4926 in.^

    * = And then after he left, a man broke in and killed her and then Richard came home...

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     Posted:   Mar 23, 2022 - 8:37 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Finishing SEASON 3:




    "The Secret"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-19.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:25 in.^
  • 4:05 in.^
  • 5:35 in.^
  • 8:31 in.^
  • 11:40 in.^
  • 16:43 in.^
  • 20:56 in.^
  • 27:21 in.^
  • 32:48 in.^
  • 48:37 in.^

    The delightful Jeanette Nolan also guest stars, but not as a main guest star.



    "The Choice"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-20.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:43 in.^
  • 9:48 in.^
  • 22:57 in.^
  • 28:08 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 29:22 in.^
  • 35:15 in.^
  • 37:37 in.^
  • 41:08 in.^
  • 42:37 in.^
  • 45:47 in.^
  • 48:56 in.^

    Tyne Daly also guest stars.

    (NtM: 4:33)



    "Deadlock"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-21.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 2:51 in.^
  • 3:53 in.^
  • 11:41 in.^
  • 15:19 in.^
  • 19:28 in.^
  • 20:41 in.^
  • 23:28 in.^
  • 25:49 in.^
  • 29:07 in.^
  • 31:51 in.^
  • 34:02 in.^
  • 41:59 in.^
  • 44:48 in.^
  • 47:26 in.^

    (NtM: 37:57, 46:18, 49:30)



    "The Awakening"
    By: Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-22.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 2:38 in.
  • About 12:40 in.^
  • 15:34 in.^
  • 26:46 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(both)
  • 34:24 in.^
  • 37:14 in.^
  • 41:57 in.^
  • 45:04 in.^
  • 48:29 in.^

    I'm almsot tempted to say this is one of the series' best episode scores, but for now I'll just relegate this to a second tier effort.

    Thank goodness there's barely been any preachy garbage in season three.



    "Confession"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-23.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:45 in.^
  • 3:35 in.^
  • 8:45 in.^
  • 10:20 in.^
  • 16:59 in.^
  • 18:25 in.^
  • 21:10 in.^
  • 25:07 in.^
  • 30:29 in.^
  • 39:25 in.^
  • 41:08 in.^
  • 43:01 in.^
  • 45:45 in.^
  • 48:55 in.^

    (NtM: 15:43)



    "Conflict"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-3/Medical+Center+03-24.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:23 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 10:52 in.^
  • 12:56 in.^
  • 15:53 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 24:04 in.^
  • 25:52 in.^
  • 26:49 in.^
  • 37:57 in.^
  • 38:59 in.^
  • 46:05 in.^
  • 49:28 in.^

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     Posted:   Mar 24, 2022 - 7:54 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    SEASON 4:




    "Vision of Doom"
    By: Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-1.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 1:21 in.^
  • 6:40 in.^
  • 9:46 in.^
  • 14:59 in. There's a chance that cue after the commercial break is tracked from his one episode score (released by LLLR) to the series "Most Wanted". Either that or it's remarkably similar.^
  • 18:04 in.^
  • 21:48 in.^
  • 29:21 in.^(part)
  • 31:23 in.^
  • 37:33 in.^
  • 43:34 in.^
  • 46:58 in.^

    Man, what happened? The show was recovering in season three from that terrible second season, then it opens the new season with one of those annoying psychics are real episodes. So, what's next? Voo doo is real? Obligatory episodes likes car racing and boxing?

    (NtM: 37:15)



    "Cycle of Peril"
    By: Alexander Courage
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-2.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:34 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 5:40 in.^
  • 8:08 in.^
  • 15:12 in.^
  • 17:07 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 23:57 in.^
  • 25:52 in.^(26:50)
  • 28:07 in.^
  • 33:36 in.
  • 37:38 in.^
  • 40:34 in.^
  • 46:48 in.
  • 48:59 in.^

    Some strong cues, but on the whole I'd put it as a second tier effort. I've heard overall better efforts from the series before. Why this one got the nomination, who knows...

    Courage's score was nominated for an Emmy (and it's the only score from the series to be nominated). The other competition that year (1973):
    "Love, American Style"
    Episode: Not specified
    Composer: Charles Fox
    (WINNER)

    "Ironside"
    Episode: Not specified
    Composer: Marty Paich

    (Only three nominees that year; wow, really? Shocking)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primetime_Emmy_Award_for_Outstanding_Music_Composition_for_a_Series




    "Condemned"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-3.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 3:42 in.^
  • 5:15/6:42 in.^
  • 8:53 in.^
  • 11:22 in.^
  • 23:41 in. Short dramatic cue.^
  • 27:09 in.^
  • 33:28 in. Some more dramatic material. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 43:58 in.^ *
  • 48:27 in.^

    I might go as far to say this might be a second tier effort for the series.

    * = I think this is the first time we saw anyone of the roof of the Center.

    (NtM: 8:07)



    "Wall of Silence"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-4.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in. Reminds me of one of his "Gunsmoke" episode scores, but I can't recall the title off hand.^
  • 7:53 in.^
  • 10:41 in.^
  • 16:25 in.^
  • 18:19 in.^
  • 22:38 in.^
  • 24:32 in.^
  • 26:07 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 28:53 in.^
  • 32:19 in.^
  • 33:41 in.^
  • 35:23 in.^
  • 39:39 in.^
  • 44:31 in.
  • 47:24 in.^

    I'd say this is one of the series' best episode scores, with a memorable seven-note theme. Say what you will about Parker re-using ideas and having similar themes and orchestrations on scores here and there across multiple series, but when he does a good score, he does a good score all that aside.
    I cited nearly all the score, so I might as well say the entire score should be released.



    "The Torn Man"
    By: Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-5.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 9:16 in.^
  • 11:29 in.^
  • 16:21 in.
  • 18:31 in.^
  • 24:38 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 34:27 in.^
  • 39:24 in.^
  • 40:59 in.
  • 42:05 in.^
  • 44:37 in.^
  • 47:50 in.^

    "Well, what was I supposed to do?"
    Dr. Gannon: "Mind your own business."
    "Well, that's the trouble with the world -- nothing is anybody else's business. Someone gets killed in the streets, people turn up their radios to drown out the screaming."
    Dr. Gannon: "And you're gonna fix it?"
    "No, but is it wrong to lend a helping hand?"




    "The Betrayed"
    By: Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-6.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:36 in.^
  • 4:54 in.^
  • 7:26 in.^
  • 9:04 in.^
  • 11:04 in.^
  • 17:01 in.^
  • 21:47 in.^
  • 26:00 in.^
  • 28:57 in.^
  • 32:10 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 33:48 in.^
  • 41:06 in.^
  • 43:37 in.^
  • 48:21 in.^

    A good dramatic emotional score. I would place it amongst the best scores of the series. Your milleage may vary.

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     Posted:   Mar 25, 2022 - 12:34 PM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Continuing SEASON 4:




    "Doctor and Mister Harper" ("Mister" is underlined in the episode)
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-7.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:47 in.^
  • 1:53 in.^
  • 3:04 in.^
  • 5:31 in.^
  • 9:29 in.^
  • 13:56 in.^
  • 16:54 in.^
  • 23:56 in.^
  • 26:04 in.^
  • About 2510 in.^
  • 42:39 in.^
  • 44:01 in.^

    Diana Muldaur guest stars, playing a ... doctor. Before Trek. And it's during that time when she was still actually kind of hot.



    "The Fallen"
    By: George Romanis and by John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-8.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 5:49 in.^
  • 6:39 in.^
  • 25:12 in. Might be tracked from an earlier episode scored by Romanis.^
  • 41:18 in.^
  • 42:31 in.
  • 43:13 in.^
  • 43:51 in.^

    0:39, 1:19 (and the cue after the commercial break), 4:16, 8:57, 17:20, 18:36, 20:47, 23:46, 24:59, about 37:50 in: should all be tracked from "Wall of Silence" (Parker).



    "Tio Taco, M.D."
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-9.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 17:07 in.^
  • 24:01 in.^
  • 26:55 in.^
  • 28:45 in.^
  • 30:24 in.^
  • 32:22 in.^
  • 36:57 in.^
  • 43:52 in.^
  • 48:14 in.^

    A weak score overall an on a set of season four scoring, I'd not take much away from this -- if anything at all.

    (NtM: 16:01)



    "The Outcast"
    By: George Romanis and by Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-10.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 4:28 in. I'm sure this one is by Schifrin.^
  • 24:19 in. I think this is tracked from a prior episode.^
  • 28:31 in.^
  • 30:28 in.^
  • 33:16 in.
  • 35:44 in.^
  • 41:25 in.^
  • 44:54 in.^
  • 46:52 in.^
  • 48:47 in.^



    "No Sanctuary"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-11.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 9:12 in.
  • 15:34 in.^
  • 20:11 in.^
  • 22:31 in.^
  • 23:26 in. Talking about perfectly-scored scenes, here's a contender.^
  • 25:42 in.^
  • 26:58 in.^
  • 30:42 in.^
  • 32:15 in.^
  • 33:32 in.
  • 38:37 in.^
  • 41:21 in.^
  • 45:38 in.^



    "The Gladiator"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-12.mp4

    NOTE: The IMDb page is incorrect -- only Romanis is credited.

    Highlights:
  • 2:06 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 12:42 in. I think this might be tracked from a prior episode.^
  • 18:56 in.^
  • 21:39 in.
  • 25:24 in.^
  • 35:16 in.^
  • 47:52 in.^

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     Posted:   Mar 28, 2022 - 12:30 PM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Continuing SEASON 4:




    "No Way Out"
    By: Arthur Morton and by Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-13.mp4

    This is the final episode to credit more than one composer.

    Highlights:
  • 1:48 in.^
  • 3:57 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 10:14 in.^
  • 11:02 in.^
  • 21:22 in.^
  • 26:23 in.^
  • 31:49 in.^
  • 35:42 in.^
  • 40:27 in.^
  • 47:43 in.^
  • 48:50 in.^

    One of the series' best scores, if I do say so. I think there is some tracking from an earlier Courage score.



    "A Game for One Player"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-14.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:53 in.^
  • 3:39 in.^
  • 5:49 in.^
  • 13:13 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 15:12 in.^
  • 20:19 in.^
  • 21:39 in.^
  • 25:08 in.^
  • 26:33 in.^
  • 30:40 in.^
  • 33:44 in.^
  • 36:21 in.^
  • 38:20 in.^
  • 41:32 in.^
  • 46:21 in.
  • 48:28 in.^

    I'd also consider this to be another one of the series' best episode scores.



    "Pressure Point"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-15.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 2:10 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^ *
  • 5:59 in.^ *
  • 7:39 in.^
  • 13:08 in.^
  • 16:06 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^ *(second one)
  • 17:54 in.^ *
  • 23:57 in. Short outtro. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 25:36 in.^
  • 27:35 in.^
  • 33:00 in.^
  • 36:26 in.^ *
  • 40:35 in.^
  • 43:28 in.^
  • 46:44 in.^
  • 49:14 in.^

    * = I think these cues are tracked from a prior episode (which I think was also a Romanis effort). The distinctive theme like one from Goldsmith's score to "Legend", sticks out.

    Dr. Gannon: "Nietzsche? Sounds sexy."



    "Question of Guilt"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-16.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 5:02 in.^
  • 11:58 in.^
  • 13:41 in.^
  • 16:51 in.^
  • 22:31 in.^ *
  • 27:01 in.^
  • 29:20 in.^
  • 33:16 in.^
  • 35:23 in.^
  • 36:30 in.^
  • 45:38 in.^
  • 47:39 in.^

    (NtM: 22:00, 31:09)

    * = I don't see a bra on...

    "I don't need hope! I did okay without it! Don't pass it on to me like a couple of headache pills!"



    "The Judgement"
    By: Arthur Morton
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-17.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 5:37 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 12:15 in.^
  • 14:47 in.^
  • 16:27 in.^
  • 17:33 in.^
  • 20:09 in.^
  • 22:21 in.^
  • 26:07 in.^
  • 31:58 in.^
  • 37:33 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 42:21 in.^
  • 45:27 in.^
  • 46:42 in.^
  • 49:05 in.^

    Another contender for a series' best score.



    "End of the Line"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-18.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 2:39 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 8:30 in. I think this might be tracked from the about Morton score.^
  • 11:45 in.^
  • 16:02 in.^
  • 18:22 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 21:16 in.^
  • 24:38 in.^
  • 26:20 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(first: parts)
  • 34:14 in.^
  • 36:23 in.^
  • 38:06 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^(Second)
  • 40:42 in.^
  • 47:15 in.^(49:15)

    Amongst the guest stars: Jeanette Nolan and John Ritter.

    Your mileage may vary, but I'd also toss this one in for a series' best score.

    22:15 in: Doesn't that shadow on the tent look like a side view of a pregnant cartoon duck?

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     Posted:   Mar 29, 2022 - 10:10 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Finishing SEASON 4:




    "Between Two Fires"
    By: George Romanis
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-19.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.
  • 3:47 in.
  • 9:37 in.^
  • 11:57/14:39 in. I think these cues are tracked (possibly from season one).^
  • 18:10 in.^
  • 31:57 in.^
  • 33:17 in.^
  • 34:32 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 36:25 in.^
  • 38:14 in.^
  • 43:51 in.^
  • 48:47 in.^

    Who busted J.R.? Larry Hagman guest stars. And he's a bastard here, too.



    "Night Cry"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-20.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 4:39 in.^
  • 7:10 in.^
  • 9:25 in.^
  • 12:13 in.^
  • 15:52 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 17:50 in.^
  • 22:38 in.^
  • 26:22 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 32:48 in.^
  • 35:05 in.^
  • 36:55 in.^
  • 40:08 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 44:47 in.^
  • 46:46 in.^
  • 48:39 in.^

    A theme that sounds familiar (perhaps from another score not from this show and not by Parker, or a song maybe), but lovely nonetheless. I'd say this might be one of the series' best scores. There's not a lot of variation in the theme's use though, so some might be put off by that.

    I should note medical professionals have complained in online comments about medical TV series and machines beeping and making a flat-tone sound for the heart, that in real life they don't make those noises in hospitals. This is the second episode I can recall where the machine is silent. Though there is a cheat this time -- Parker mimics the sounds with woodwinds for the flat-line reading.



    "No Margin for Error"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-21.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 1:35 in.
  • 4:46 in.^
  • 6:06 in.^
  • 18:34 in.^
  • 22:49 in.^
  • 29:27 in.^
  • 35:00 in. And the cue after the commercial break.^
  • 39:43 in.^
  • 41:32 in.^
  • 4850 in.^

    A "Cannon"/"Gunsmoke"-esque score. Maybe a second tier effort for the series.

    Had he been hit any lower, he'd have had ... explosive diarrhea.

    (NtM: 22:41)



    "Impact"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-22.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 2:53 in.^
  • 5:45 in.^
  • 8:35 in.^
  • 12:59 in.^
  • 17:04 in.^
  • 21:23 in.^
  • 28:43 in.^
  • 30:07 in.^
  • 32:25 in.^
  • 35:50 in.^
  • 39:32 in.^
  • 41:29 in.^
  • 47:41 in.
  • 48:34 in.^

    Perhaps a second tier effort for the series.



    "Fatal Memory"
    By: Lalo Schifrin
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-23.mp4

    This is the final effort by Schifrin for the series.

    Highlights:
  • 3:00 in.^
  • 4:57 in.^
  • 12:16 in. I'm sure this is tracked from a prior episode (I think a Parker effort).^
  • 18:04 in.^
  • 20:46 in.^
  • 22:08 in. Now that's some cool dance music.^
  • 26:36 in.^
  • 30:50 in.^
  • 37:48 in.^
  • 38:37 in.^
  • 40:46 in.
  • 43:06 in.^
  • 48:02 in.^

    * = The cue after the commercial break is tracked. The Goldsmith/"Legend" theme I described in an earlier post. If anybody stumbled upon the original episode, please let me know so I can edit my old post and note that for readers and myself. So is 33:52 in.



    "The Vortex"
    By: John Parker
    https://archive.org/details/medical-center-season-4/Medical+Center+4-24.mp4

    Highlights:
  • 0:39 in.^
  • 4:16 in.^
  • 7:45 in.^
  • 10:52 in.^
  • 16:01 in.^
  • 18:24 in.^
  • 21:24 in.^
  • 30:08 in.^
  • 32:03 in.^
  • 35:14 in.
  • 37:16 in.^
  • 38:45 in.^
  • 44:28 in.^

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