Medecins De Nuit
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Medecins De Nuit
Médecins de nuit
Genremedical tv series
Created byBernard Gridaine [fr]
Hervé Chabalier [fr]
Gilles Bression
Directed byPhilippe Lefebvre (season 1)
StarringCatherine Allégret
Étienne Chicot
Georges Beller [fr]
Greg Germain [fr]
Brigitte Roüan
Theme music composerVladimir Cosma
Country of originFrance
Original French
No. of episodes38
Running time54 minutes
Original networkAntenne 2 (now France 2)
Original release22 September 1978 - 11 July 1986

Médecins de nuit is a French medical drama television series which aired between 22 September 1978 and 27 June 1986. It was originally televised on Antenne 2 station, which on 7 September was renamed France 2,[1] and then rebroadcast later on M6, serieclub (a cable and satellite network in France) and Jimmy, a satellite digital television channel. Thirty eight 54 minute episodes were produced across 5 seasons. The creators were Bernard Gridaine [fr] (alias Bernard Kouchner), Hervé Chabalier [fr] and Gilles Bression.

The theme song was composed by Vladimir Cosma. Philippe Lefebvre directed the first season and as other seasons followed, by was succeeded by Bruno Gantillon, Peter Kassovitz, Nicolas Ribowski [fr], Jean-Pierre Moscardo [fr], Pierre Lary [fr] and Emmanuel Fonlladosa [fr] amongst others.


This television series features a team of medical doctors who work at night during an emergency. Besides the medical angle, the series highlights the social issues of the Paris suburbs at the end of the 1970s.[2]




Season 1

  1. Michel. Director: Philippe Lefebvre
  2. Anne. Director: Philippe Lefebvre
  3. Alpha. Director: Nicolas Ribowski [fr]
  4. Jean-François. Director: Philippe Lefebvre
  5. Hélène. Director: Peter Kassovitz
  6. Christophe. Director: Philippe Lefebvre

Season 2

  1. Self-Defence. Director: Bruno Gantillon
  2. Royal Palace. Director: Nicolas Ribowski [fr]
  3. Henri Gillot, 62, retired. Director: Pierre Lary [fr]
  4. The Red Book. Director: Nicolas Ribowski [fr]
  5. Léone. Director: Bruno Gantillon
  6. Disco. Director: Nicolas Ribowski [fr]
  7. The Margiis. Director: Pierre Lary [fr]

Season 3

  1. Castel Factory. Director: Peter Kassovitz
  2. The Convertible. Director: Jean-Pierre Moscardo [fr]
  3. A Cooked Dish. Director: Peter Kassovitz
  4. Financial Support for Michel. Director: Jean-Pierre Prévost [fr]
  5. Amalgine. Director: Gilles Legrand [fr]
  6. The Warehouse. Director: Jacques Tréfouël (réalisateur) [fr]

Season 4

  1. A Spanish night. Director: Stéphane Bertin [fr]
  2. The Rock Group. Director: Gérard Clément [fr]
  3. Jo Formose. Director: Stéphane Bertin [fr]
  4. Unpleasant Tricks. Director: Gérard Clément [fr]
  5. The Lie. Director: Jean-Pierre Prévost [fr]
  6. Quingaoshu. Director: Emmanuel Fonlladosa [fr]
  7. The Last Night. Director: Emmanuel Fonlladosa [fr]

Season 5

  1. Chinese Night. Director: Jean-Pierre Moscardo [fr]
  2. Panic. Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb
  3. Password. Director: Emmanuel Fonlladosa [fr]
  4. Marie-Charlotte. Director: Jean-Pierre Prévost [fr]
  5. Happy birthday. Director: Jean-Pierre Prévost [fr]
  6. Time Out. Director: Emmanuel Fonlladosa [fr]
  7. Hep Taxi!. Director: Nicolas Ribowski [fr]
  8. Disc-Jockey. Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb
  9. Six brave Little Indians, Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb
  10. Anguish. Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb
  11. Wanted. Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb
  12. The End As Always. Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb


  1. ^ Haine, W. Scott (Jan 1, 2006). Culture and Customs of France. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0313328927.
  2. ^ France in the 1970s: A Time of Decline, Doubt, and Anti-Americanism

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