Season 1, Episode 9 Assume the Position

First Aired: March 16, 2000

Ben is stopped for a traffic violation and harassed by a white police officer (Mark Kiely); Grace's father worries that he may have prostate cancer; Lillian fights for much needed equipment when she learns the hospital has received an unexpected $20 million from the county. Patterson: James Pickens Jr. James: Hilliard Guess. Mrs. Patterson: L. Scott Caldwell. Dr. Fleishman: Manny Kleinmuntz. Breier: Eric A. Payne. Dr. Holly: Julius Tennon. Saidah: Trina McGee-Davis. Kiesha: Nambi E. Kelley.