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.
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.
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.
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.
It's always rush hour at Chicago's County General. Every day...every moment...brings new challenges, new triumphs and new losses. But no one ever expected that one of those losses would include one of the ER's talented med students.
Second year residents Abby Lockhart, Neela Rasgotra and Ray Barnett have now become the teachers. And Dr. Archie Morris (Scott Grimes) realizes he makes a better manager than a doctor. Dr. Pratt resolves issues with his family through his estranged father (Danny Glover), while a new attending doctor (John Leguizamo) poses as a patient to test the knowledge of the ER staff, causing friction with Dr. Kovac that leaves Abby caught in the middle.
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.
Life. Death. And chaos. It's all in a day's work in the overburdened Chicago ER. Season Seven brings a busload of sickened school kids, a crazed gunman whose shooting spree has already claimed 19 victims...and, of course, the guy in the opossum outfit who bit the man dressed as a kangaroo!
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.
Dr. Benton (Eriq La Salle) finds out a patient is an alcoholic.
The show that redefined medical drama is back in this fifth season. This year Lucy Knight joins the team in the ER and kindles a relationship with Dr. Carter, Dr. Corday starts her career over as an intern, Dr. Green watches helplessly as his family is torn apart, Dr. Ross leaves the ER for a new job and the whole time the ER is being run by an imposter!!Own the complete fifth season on DVD July 11.
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