Forgot the name of a surgery TV show.
February 21, 2009 10:15 PM   Subscribe

I'm looking for the name of a TV show that showed one surgery per episode. It came on in the late 90's. It was on Discovery, TLC, or a similar channel. The show was an hour long. I remember there being shows about knee replacement, breast reduction, and something laparoscopic. I thought it was called "The Surgery".
posted by gregr to Media & Arts (7 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 
Most likely, The Operation.
posted by Drastic at 10:24 PM on February 21, 2009


Are you referring to "The Operation"? It looks like it ran from 1993 - 2001. I remember watching it.
posted by karizma at 10:24 PM on February 21, 2009


Oh jeeze yes. It was very graphic and the thing that put the Discovery channel on the map.
posted by sanka at 10:25 PM on February 21, 2009


Definitely has to be The Operation. Boy, my friends thought I was a weirdo for liking that.
posted by cmgonzalez at 10:34 PM on February 21, 2009


Yes! The Operation sounds right. Any ideas where I can find The Operation on DVD, VHS, BitTorrent, etc?
posted by gregr at 11:10 PM on February 21, 2009


I found the show for sale at absurd prices. Any ideas where I can get this without paying $2500? Maybe I can borrow it from a library?
posted by gregr at 11:25 PM on February 21, 2009


I have 5 episodes of The Operation on VHS. I can fairly easily convert them to DVD. If you want copies, check your MeFi mail. The ones I have are: knee replacement, jaw, breast, mitral valve replacement, parathyroid.
posted by neuron at 10:36 AM on February 22, 2009


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