St. Elsewhere

  • 1982
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 winners Denzel Washington and, occasionally, Helen Hunt, this most-eccentric medical series was als (more…)

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Season 6, Episode 2 Idiot and the Odyssey

First Aired: September 23, 1987

Ehrlich is gripped by a fantasy; close quarters and a visitor crowd the Morrison family; Gideon steps into Westphall's territory and finds an error; a large man has surgery with hypnosis as the sole anesthetic. Ed Flanders, David Morse. McFadden: Allen Williams. Judge Farnham: Jack Dodson. Joanne: Patricia Wettig.

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  • Premiered: October 26, 1982
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • 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)

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