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.
Trying to rescue a three-year-old girl from drowning in a nearby lake, Banfield is reminded of her own experience at County with Dr. Greene (Anthony Edwards) caring for her son.
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.
ER's newest doctor, Julian Morris, makes a housecall to Hollywood 411!
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.
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.
Healing is teamwork and science. Instant decisions and best guesses. Joy one moment and tragedy the next. Being ready 24/7. And it's learning. Always learning. As a teaching hospital, Chicago's County General presents its weary students and dedicated doctors with the unexpected every day.
In the emergency room of County General Hospital the difference between life and death rests on the split-second decisions of its dedicated physicians and medical personnel.
This riveting dramatic series portrays the dedication and passion of emergency-room doctors and medical staff in a Chicago teaching hospital.