The TV medical drama may have hit hard times lately, with Mercy, Miami Medical and Three Rivers all limping off the air. But Boston Med (Thursday, 10/9c, ABC) reminds us truth is often much more compelling than recycled fiction...
The Jerry Bruckheimer-produced medical series was on life support shortly after its anemic debut back in April and the plug was pulled soon thereafter. CBS has been burning off the remaining episodes over the past few weeks, and the last one airs tonight. In the series finale, serious ethical questions arise for Proctor and Zambrano as they are faced with difficult decisions concerning the lives of their patients.
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Warning: The following story contains important details from Friday's episode of Miami Medical. If you haven't seen the episode, read at your own risk.
For a freshman drama like Miami Medical, putting a main cast member in mortal danger so early in the series' run is a risky move. But show creator Jeffrey Lieber tells TVGuide.com it was a necessary one.
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"One of the things we found out from doing research is that one of the particularities of trauma is that because there's so much violence involved, the rate of doctors and nurses who are harmed is much higher than in the ER and the regular medical profession," Lieber says. Because of that — and some contractual issues that required Omar Gooding to miss a few episodes — Lieber & Co. decided ...