|"Odds on Johnny"|
Season 2, Episode 9
|Airdate||November 1st, 1963|
|Starring||Bill Simpson; Andrew Cruickshank; Barbara Mullen|
|Previous||"A Questionable Practice"|
|Next||"The Face Saver"|
"Odds on Johnny" is the ninth episode of season two of the British medical drama, Dr. Finlay's Casebook, and the twenty-first episode of the series overall. It was directed by George Spenton-Foster with a teleplay written by Alistair Bell. It first aired on BBC One in the United Kingdom on November 1st, 1963.
Principal Cast Edit
|Bill Simpson||Doctor Alan Finlay|
|Andrew Cruickshank||Doctor Angus Cameron|
|Barbara Mullen||Janet MacPherson|
Guest Stars Edit
|David Andrews||Johnny Robb|
|George Cormack||Sandy Douglas|
|Shelagh Fraser||Jean Docherty|
|John Grieve||Ned Sutherland|
|Jon Luxton||Dunky Grant|
|David Macmillan||PC Dickie|
|Effie Morrison||Mistress Niven|
|Robert Urquhart||Dude Carroll|
|Dorothy White||Isa Robb|
|Peter Woodthorpe||Alex Docherty|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- "Odds on Johnny" redirects to this page.
- It was not the practice of the BBC to preserve individual episodes and most recording tapes were wiped after their initial broadcast. Although ten episodes from season two have survived, this episode is not one of them.
- This is the first episode of Dr. Finlay's Casebook directed by George Spenton-Foster. He directs two episodes of the series in total. This is Spenton-Foster's second episode as a director in television.
- This is the second episode of Dr. Finlay's Casebook written by Alistair Bell. It is also his second episode from season two. He writes five episodes of the series in total.
- More than a decade and a half later, actress Shelagh Fraser will carve herself a small, yet pivotal niche in science fiction fandom for her portrayal of Beru Whitesun - aunt to moisture farmer and future Jedi Luke Skywalker in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
- This is the first professional acting work for actress Elizabeth White. Her only other work in television is playing a neanderthal child in "The Forest of Fear" episode of Doctor Who.
- The "Johnny" referred to in this episode is the character of Johnny Robb, played by David Andrews.
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