1 9 6 4 – 1 9 6 5 (Canada/USA)
30 minute episodes
This daytime drama series from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation debuted on 28 December 1964 and aired five days a week. In the US, NBC began broadcasting the series on 4 January 1965.
With American leads and a Canadian supporting cast, the series was filmed in Toronto and centred around Dr Robert Wallace (Douglas Watson), a professor of clinical psychology at Carlyle University, who also had a private practice at home with the permission of the Dean.
His wife, Nancy, was portrayed by Louise King while children Johnny and Sheila were played by Michael Dodds and Barbara Pierce respectively.
Other regular characters included Nancy’s sister, Lila (Sandra Scott) who was Nancy’s sister, Eric Brandt (John Horton), Dexter Elliot (Chris Wiggins), Linda Harris (Anna Hagan), Dean Hogarth (Cec Linder), Walter Leeds (Robert Goodier), Wilma Leeds (Lynne Gorman), Jack Williams (Stephen Levy) and Carol Williams (Toby Tarnow).
Other doctors included Vincent Conway (Peter Donat), Russell Wingate (Ivor Barry) and Gil Bennett (John Bethune).
The series came to a close in November 1965 and was replaced by Days of Our Lives.
Dr Robert Wallace
Dr Russell Wingate
Dr Vince Conway
Dr Gil Bennett