Season 1, Episode 1 The Gift (Pilot)

First Aired: October 10, 2000

In the series pilot, Ben, who's still reeling from his wife's death from cancer, contends with and arrogant and cynical cancer patient (Bruce McGill) who dares Ben to treat him. Meanwhile, Metropolitan residents get headaches from a young man with a mysterious anemia and an old woman with an ailing dog. Dr. Max Cabranes: Ruben Blades.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 2000
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A failed but provocative medical drama about a fiercely principled chief of experimental medicine at Boston's Metropolitan General, a prestigious teaching hospital. Intelligently written and with a superb lead performance by Andre Braugher (sandwiched betw… (more)

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