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CALL THE MIDWIFE: Season 9 (Season Finale This Week)

Airs Sundays, March 29 - May 17, 2020 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesdays, March 31 at 9 p.m. and April 7 - May 19 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 + PBS Video App

(L-R) Nurse Lucille Anderson (LEONIE ELLIOTT), Nurse Trixie (HELEN GEORGE), N...

Credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

Above: (L-R) Nurse Lucille Anderson (LEONIE ELLIOTT), Nurse Trixie (HELEN GEORGE), Nurse Crane (LINDA BASSETT), Valerie Dyer (JENNIFER KIRBY) on Season 9 of CALL THE MIDWIFE.

On Season 9 of CALL THE MIDWIFE, Dr. Turner and Nurse Crane must deal with an alarming outbreak of diphtheria. Fred finds an abandoned baby in a dustbin, and the team must help locate its mother.

CALL THE MIDWIFE: Finding an Abandoned Baby

Fred finds an abandoned baby in a dustbin; Dr. Turner and Sister Francis check baby's health.

EPISODE GUIDE:

Episode 1 airs Sunday, March 29 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, March 31 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Dr. Turner and Nurse Crane must deal with an alarming outbreak of diphtheria. Fred finds an abandoned baby in a dustbin, and the team must help locate its mother.

Photo credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

L-R Brenda (EMMA LOWNDES), Nurse Trixie (HELEN GEORGE)

Episode 2 airs Sunday, April 5 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, April 7 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Fred and Sister Monica Joan catch a woman stealing the team's milk. When they learn she's pregnant, they bring her into the care of the maternity home. Romance blooms between Miss Higgins and Sergeant Woolf.

Photo credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

(Right) Tina Atkins (GEORGIA HENSHAW)

Episode 3 airs Sunday, April 12 at 8 p.m. + Tuesday, April 14 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Lucille is seconded to St. Cuthbert’s and delivers a baby in an elevator. Nurse Crane goes to a school to give vaccines to new students. Violet, Trixie, Sister Frances and Valerie put on a charity fashion show for the community.

Photo credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

(right) Sister Hilda (FENELLA WOOLGAR)

Episode 4 airs Sunday, April 19 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, April 21 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Sister Julienne volunteers Nonnatus House to take part in an obstetrics training initiative for four young doctors. Their arrival causes a lot of excitement among the midwives. Fred makes a discovery while on his CDC rounds.

Photo credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

Picture Shows: L-R Fred Buckle (CLIFF PARISI), Reggie (DANIEL LAURIE), George Benson (PHIL DANIELS)

Episode 5 airs Sunday, April 26 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, April 8 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Sister Frances is at a loss when a diabetic and recovering cancer patient’s wife refuses to accept further help. Nurse Crane becomes frustrated when an anxious first-time father insists on being present for his child’s birth.

Photo credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

L-R Sister Monica Joan (JUDY PARFITT), Ronald Mallen (KARL DAVIES)

Episode 6 airs Sunday, May 3 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, May 5 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Disappointed by the Poplar Horticultural Show’s cancelation, Fred attempts to reinstate it. The Turners receive an alarming phone call about their daughter. Valerie’s pregnant cousin hopes her baby will be born on a day well before her due date.

Photo credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

L-R Shelagh Turner (LAURA MAIN), Little May (APRIL REA HOANG), Dr Patrick Turner (STEPHEN MCGANN), Esther (YENNIS CHEUNG)

Episode 7 airs Sunday, May 10 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, May 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - The team celebrate the arrival of the maternity home’s long-awaited incubator. Kevin’s newest patient has a troubled home life and needs his emotional as well as medical support. Nurse Crane struggles with the cubs in Sgt. Woolf’s absence.

Photo credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

Marion (ELLIS WALLWORK) holding a baby

Episode 8 airs Sunday, May 17 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, May 19 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 -When the council sends a letter announcing plans to cut Nonnatus House’s funding, Sister Julienne takes matters into her own hands. Nurse Crane cares for an unmarried expectant mother. Petra must move up her wedding after becoming pregnant.

Photo credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

L-R Sister Julienne (JENNY AGUTTER), Sister Frances (ELLA BRUCCOLERI), Sister Monica Joan (JUDY PARFITT), Nurse Lucille Anderson (LEONIE ELLIOTT)

Watch On Your Schedule:

NEW! Episode 1 is now available to stream before broadcast with PBS Passport. Passport members can stream that week's episode early, the Friday before the usual Sunday premiere!

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CALL THE MIDWIFE seasons 1-9 are now available on DVD and Blu-ray on shopPBS.org.

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