Season 5, Episode 19 Rites of Passage
First Aired: February 25, 1987
Auschlander explains a fact of life to a youngster in the boys' ward; Fiscus paces with the expectant fathers; Westphall is reunited with a boyhood pal who forces him to admit a betrayal. George Deaton: Mitchell Ryan. Ryan: Ian Giatti. Elvis: Thomas Wilson Brown.
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- Premiered: October 26, 1982
- Rating: TV-PG
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- Premise: A wildly inventive chronicle of life---and death---at Boston's run-down St. Eligius Hospital carved a distinctive niche with an often surrealistic mix of gritty drama and dark humor. Superbly written and blessed with a fine cast that included future Oscar… (more)