Sunday, February 10, 2019

"Santa Claus Is Dead"

Description: Axelrod tried to keep Santa Claus alive after he collapses at a children's party. Ehrlich tries to brighten the holiday for his only obstetrical patient. Lizzie's boyfriend finds the Westphall's Christmas depressing. Craig overindulges at his Christmas party.

Originally aired December 18, 1985.


Ed Flanders as Dr. Donald Westphall
Norman Lloyd as Dr. Daniel Auschlander

Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Ed Begley, Jr. as Dr. Victor Ehrlich
Stephen Furst as Dr. Elliott Axelrod
Mark Harmon as Dr. Bobby Caldwell
Eric Laneuville as Luther Hawkins
Howie Mandel as Dr. Wayne Fiscus
David Morse as Dr. Jack Morrison
Christina Pickles as Nurse Helen Rosenthal
Denzel Washington as Dr. Philip Chandler

and Starring
William Daniels as Dr. Mark Craig

Watching St. Elsewhere on Hulu or elsewhere? Feel free to comment on this episode below.


  1. Is the Christmas episode available on DVD to purchase?

    1. Unfortunately, only season 1 of St. Elsewhere is available as a DVD release. Fortunately, the whole series is available to watch on Hulu; last I checked, that's the only way to watch the whole series unless you subscribe to 4OD in the U.K. (which isn't available in the U.S.)


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