Doogie Howser, M.D.: Specials


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Interview With Steven Bocho

Steven Bocho, one of the writers for the series as well as one of the co-creators (along with David E. Kelly), gives his take on things as well and has a few interesting anecdotes…

Interview With Neil Patrick Harris

Harris covers not only his career within the context of the show but also how it lead to some problems with type casting and with people thinking of him only in terms of Doogie…


Remembering the Cast

The now-grown-up Doogie looks back and says very nice things about all of his old castmates (9:17).


Max Casella Interview


Growing up on the Set

A 12-minute interview with the now-adult Neil Patrick Harris, who talks about the problems of being a child actor. He was the same age as Doogie — 16 in Season 1, 19 in S…


The Other Dr. Howser

James Sikking spends nine minutes reflecting on his role as Doogie Howser’s dad. He talks a lot about his relationship with Neil Patrick Harris, and he covers some of the…


Interview With Lawrence Pressman


Interview With Kathryn Lane

About Doogie Howser, M.D.

Doogie Howser showed the coming of age of a teenage genius who was a board-certified surgeon by the time he was 16.

At that tender age, Doogie (a childhood nickname for “Douglas”) has to balance life with his parents and contemporaries and the demands of a career that’s stressful even for adults. He has help and support from understanding parents Katherine and David Howser, the latter also a doctor, co-workers at the hospital who respect him despite his age, best friend Vinnie, and girlfriend Wanda.