As "ER" comes to a close, this hour-long retrospective takes a look back at fifteen seasons of patients, trauma, and all the drama that goes along with it. The retrospective features clips of the series' most memorable moments and interviews with many of the series' stars reflecting on their time on the show.
In the series finale, Dr. Carter opens a new medical facility for the underprivileged in Chicago and some old friends from County General all come to show their support.
The ER doctors and nurses help out at Camp Del Corazon, a camp for kids who have had open-heart surgery, working alongside the camp counselor (guest star Tom Arnold).
It's Neela's last day at County General and everyone in the ER seems to have forgotten that she is leaving. Meanwhile, Brenner has an epiphany about his troubled past.
The ER doctors struggle to save two transplant patients when the transplant organs are stranded at the airport. And Carter gets a surprise visit from his old mentor Dr. Benton.
The story of County General is revealed as a camera crew interviews the staff for a documentary on emergency medicine. Noah Wyle and Amy Madigan ("Grey's Anatomy") guest star.
Banfield and her husband look into adoption, while Carter adjusts to a changed ER. Sam's mother (guest star Amy Madigan) comes into the ER in an altered state of mind.
On Valentines Day, Neela falls under the spell of Dr. Brenner, Banfield refuses to give up on having a baby, and Dr. Carter (Noah Wyle) makes a surprise return to the ER.
After a devastating car accident in the ambulance bay leaves a mother severely injured, Brenner struggles to find a family member to take care of the woman's young daughter.
Dr. David Morgenstern (William H. Macy) takes a trip down memory lane as he stops by County General and Sam's sister (Shannon Woodward) pays an unexpected visit.
Love is a complicated operation in the ER as Gates can't seem to shake his feelings for Sam and Neela gets flustered when Brenner returns from Australia.
After a crazy day trying to save a young girl with sickle cell anemia, Neela goes in for an attending interview and is surprised to see Dr. Elizabeth Corday (Alex Kingston).
Banfield treats two brothers that come into the ER with serious injuries after a drug deal goes bad. Gates is upset with Sam over the fact that she never told him that Alex (guest star Dominic Janes) was released from the hospital. Neela considers pediatric surgery after treating a young girl with sickle cell anemia. Meanwhile, Dr. Banfield and her husband make a critical decision about the future of their family.
Morris receives an unwanted package from his father at the ER doorstep. Meanwhile, Sam is anxious about getting Alex off of the ventilator after his accident.
Morris and Banfield are snowed in and trapped at an ER conference in Nebraska. Back in Chicago, Alex and Sarah go behind Sam's back and get into a terrible car accident.
Sam becomes frustrated with Gates when he becomes obsessed with finding a homeless war hero. Meanwhile, Neela is upset at her intern after he involves the entire surgery department in a nasty lawsuit. A husband and wife come into the ER after someone tried to burn down their home. And after Brenner loses his cool with a patient, it gets physical.
Er: Season 14 clip - starring Mekhi Phifer, Maura Tierney, Goran Visnjic, John Stamos, Scott Grimes, Parminder Nagra.
Healing is teamwork and science. Instant decisions and best guesses. Joy one moment, tragedy the next, 24/7 readiness. It is learning, always learning. County General is a teaching hospital. And each day it presents its weary students and dedicated doctors with an unexpected instructor called experience.The ambulances are ready to unload more compulsively watchable tales of drama and triumph. Carter and Kovac return from Africa: one with a new love and both lucky to be alive. Romano, at the ER, is not so lucky. Med student Neela Rasgotra arrives from India by way of London. Med student Abby Lockhart arrives by way of the ER nurses station. Do they have what it takes? Old Man Experience awaits them.
Er clip - starring Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Laura Ceron, Maura Tierney, Deezer D, Goran Visnjic.
Er: Season 13 clip - starring Mekhi Phifer, Maura Tierney, Linda Cardellini, John Stamos, Scott Grimes, Parminder Nagra.
An aquarium worker with a live shark latched onto him, a blind woman and her guide companion (a miniature horse!), a college boy with an arrow in his gut (his fraternity brothers were aiming for the apple on his head). Gunshot victims. Homeless children. Cardiac cases. So many patients, so little time. Year 11 of the fast-paced series brings challenges and changes to the ER. Corday and Chen weigh work and family. Abby finds that being a good doctor is as tough as being a good nurse. Ray Barnett, doctor by day, rock star by night, arrives. Carter decides to leave. He's been there from the start, a student turned leader who picked up where Greene left off. He set the tone, provided the example. His impact will endure.
Still one of the highest-rated dramas on television, the Emmy-winning ER continues to set pulses racing in its 14th season. Created by best-selling author Michael Crichton and producer John Wells, the series centers on the medical staff of County General Hospital, where heroic doctors and nurses are faced with life-and-death decisions on a daily basis.
Honored with the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, as well as 14 Emmy Awards and numerous other awards and honors, ER follows the lives of the emergency room staff and residents of County General Hospital, where the difference between life and death rests on split-second decisions, and the pressure, joy and guilt are often overwhelming. The heroic healers who live this life are as varied as the patients they treat.
How do you separate your personal life from your professional life? Not easily. And if you're on the emergency room staff of Chicago's County General Hospital, it may be impossible.
Combining the extraordinary talents of best-selling author Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park) and Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television with Peabody, Humanitas, and Emmy-winning producer John Wells (The West Wing, Third Watch) and Emmy winner Christopher Chulack (Third Watch), the multiple Emmy Award-winning ER explores the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room. These medical professionals remain determined to save lives in a place where nothing is taken for granted and nothing is certain...nothing except that another desperate person will be rushed through the emergency room doors in the next moment in need of their help.
Change has come to Chicago's County General. In this powerful, unforgettable and series-changing season of ER, twenty-two of the most dramatic and compelling hours of television unfold with excitement, suspense, joy and grief - all in a single heartbeat.
ER provocatively explores the chaos of an urban, public hospital emergency room and the lives of its devoted doctors and staff. When the difference between life and death rests on split-second decisions...
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