I don't remember this well enough to rate it.

Doogie Howser, M.D., on ABC
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So, I didn't get ABC when this aired in 1989-93. I guess I watched it on a Canadian channel that didn't come in very well. And I don't recall how much of the show I ever saw, so I certainly don't remember it well, now. Even back then, I think I found it a bit corny or whatever... I might like to catch reruns now, but I'm not sure if I'd like it. I mean, I know I kind of liked it, back in the day. And I think it was popular with viewers and critics.

Anyway, in case you don't know, it was about this genius teenage doctor named Doogie Howser (Neil Patrick Harris). Doogie had lots to deal with, including typical teenage stuff, as well as his work as a surgeon, and of course the fact that because of his age, he didn't always get the respect he deserved. He had a best friend named Vinnie Delpino (who I always thought was fairly cool). And a girlfriend named Wanda. And every episode ended with Doogie typing a journal entry on his computer. That's pretty much all I remember, but the series inspired any number of parodies and jokes.

In 2021, the series was rebooted as Doogie Kamealoha, M.D., though the original series exists as an old TV show in-universe.


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