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ER Season 12 Episodes

22 Episodes 2005 - 2006

Life in County General is a non-stop extravaganza; it can make you or it can break you, and in season 12 of ER, it will test these men and women like never before! In the twelfth season of the award winning show, victory and defeat are only hanging by a thread as the hospital moves on in the wake of Carter's departure.

Episode 1

Canon City

Thu, Sep 22, 2005 61 mins

Sam and Luka head west in a search for her runaway son, a preteen diabetic. Back in the ER, tensions build among MDs, nurses and new interns over patients with complications. Morris: Scott Grimes. Haleh: Yvette Freeman.

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Episode 2

Nobody's Baby

Thu, Sep 29, 2005 60 mins

Danny Glover reappears as Pratt's dad in a bittersweet encounter. Also, a difficult baby delivery preoccupies Ray; and a preteen's neurological distress busies Abby. Claire: Erin Cottrell. Dr. Clemons: Damali Scott. Toni: Suzanne Cryer. Rod: Eric Lange.

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Episode 3

Man with No Name

Thu, Oct 6, 2005 61 mins

A forceful nurse manager (Kristen Johnston) intrudes upon the disruptive Kovac-Sam split and several ER cases, including an intoxicated minor. Also, a female cancer patient preoccupies Abby.

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Episode 4

Blame It on the Rain

Thu, Oct 13, 2005 61 mins

In the wake of heavy rains, the ER is flooded with diverse patients, including a baby injured in a suspicious car crash with her mom (Megan Ward); a heart-attack victim visited by his sex therapist; and a comatose nursing-home resident. Brad: David DeLuise.

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Episode 5

Wake Up

Thu, Oct 20, 2005 61 mins

Dr. Victor Clemente (John Leguizamo), a zealous and peppery attending physician out to make the ER more efficient, arrives. His first order of business: energizing the staff. Elsewhere, Kovac bonds with a revived comatose patient; Pratt rebukes his regretful father (Danny Glover). Blaire: Stana Katic.

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Episode 6

Dream House

Thu, Nov 3, 2005 61 mins

An ill chimp busies Clemente, who enlists help from staffers; a termination embroils Sam; a rift with Chaz provokes Pratt; the diagnosis of a sexual disease has an impact on Ray. Charlie: Danny Glover. Eve: Kristen Johnston. Olivia: China Jesusita Shavers.

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Episode 7

The Human Shield

Thu, Nov 10, 2005 61 mins

Gunshot wounds occupy the ER following a street battle between cops and a kidnapper trapped with his hostage: a 10-year-old girl gravely injured in the fray. Her treatment sparks a dispute pitting Clemente against Kovac. John Stamos guest stars as a paramedic.

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Episode 8

Two Ships

Thu, Nov 17, 2005 61 mins

While on a routine paramedic run with Gates (John Stamos), Neela rushes to a burning building, the site of a plane crash where dozens of people are trapped. Meanwhile, Abby doesn't know what to make of the surprising twist in her love life; and Pratt encounters a patient who has lost his will to live. Alice: Serena Williams. Eve: Kristen Johnston. Clemente: John Leguizamo.

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Episode 9

I Do

Thu, Dec 1, 2005 61 mins

The staff gets caught up in a whirlwind of excitement when word spreads that Gallant (Sharif Atkins) has proposed to Neela, but Neela quickly develops cold feet. Meanwhile, the doctors deal with a mother who won't cooperate in getting treatment for her seriously ill child; and Kovac and Clemente's ongoing rivalry continues as they vie for the same job. Clemente: John Leguizamo.

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Episode 10

All About Christmas Eve

Thu, Dec 8, 2005 61 mins

It's Christmas Eve in the ER, but all is not calm as Pratt and Weaver try desperately to save a little girl who's been shot by a stray bullet. Meanwhile, Eve (Kristen Johnston) gets into hot water when she punches a disruptive patient; Haleh (Yvette Freeman) holds choir tryouts; and Abby has some surprising news for Kovac.

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Episode 11

If Not Now

Thu, Jan 5, 2006 61 mins

Abby and Kovac agonize over what to do about her pregnancy, while Neela counsels an expectant teenager. Meanwhile, Clemente gets a visit from the police as they investigate a past incident; and Weaver takes a nasty spill on the ice.

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Episode 12

Split Decisions

Thu, Jan 12, 2006 60 mins

Left in charge of the ER, an overwhelmed Dr. Dubenko oversees the case of a terminally ill elderly woman whose devoted husband wants to keep her alive. Meanwhile, Ray intervenes when Zoe is beaten by her father; and Gallant has a stunning announcement for Neela.

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Episode 13

Body and Soul

Thu, Feb 2, 2006 60 mins

Abby has a hard time dealing with the fact that her former medical-school professor and mentor (James Woods) is suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease and has come to the ER with a serious bout of pneumonia. Fran: Ally Walker.

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Episode 14

Quintessence of Dust

Thu, Feb 9, 2006 60 mins

When Clemente's married girlfriend finally seeks a divorce, her husband vows revenge. Meanwhile, Luka and Abby await test results on their unborn child; and Pratt ends up with an unexpected suitor when he participates in a charity bachelor auction. Jodie: Callie Thorne.

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Episode 15


Thu, Mar 2, 2006 61 mins

In the Sudan, Carter (Noah Wyle) and a colleague (Eamonn Walker) struggle to save a woman who was raped by a band of militants. Back in the ER, Clemente asks to return to work after the shooting incident, but Kovac refuses; Pratt and Neela work on a young victim of a car accident.

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Episode 16

Out on a Limb

Thu, Mar 16, 2006 61 mins

Dr. Weaver reluctantly considers having hip-replacement surgery after she realizes she can no longer function properly in the ER. Meanwhile, Sam receives an interesting job offer from a charming patient (Armand Assante); and two teens arrive at the hospital with a possible infectious disease.

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Episode 17

Lost in America

Thu, Mar 23, 2006 61 mins

The doctors work feverishly to save a young Turkish woman with multiple stab wounds and are horrified to learn of the origins of her injuries. Meanwhile, Sam accepts a part-time job working for Richard Elliott (Armand Assante); Clemente doesn't feel the love on his first day back at work; and Neela is nervous about giving a speech at a surgeon's convention. Riza Kardatay: Shohreh Aghdashloo.

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Episode 18

Strange Bedfellows

Thu, Mar 30, 2006 61 mins

A case involving two teens injured in a car accident proves baffling as the doctors try to determine why the girl is unconscious and why her male companion is so hostile toward the police. Meanwhile, Neela copes with a visit from Michael's bickering parents (Ernie Hudson, Sheryl Lee Ralph); Kovac makes Pratt an offer he can't refuse; Sam enjoys the perks of working for Elliott (Armand Assante); and Ray struggles with some unresolved feelings for Neela.

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Episode 19

No Place to Hide

Thu, Apr 27, 2006 61 mins

Abby treats a grandmother (Diane Ladd) and her precocious granddaughter after a minor car accident, but she soon realizes there's something profoundly wrong with the older woman. Meanwhile, Sam tends to her jailed ex-husband when he's brought into the ER for an ailment everyone thinks is fake; Pratt's first moments in Africa are tense and unsettling; and Albright and Morris clash over a patient. Steve: Garret Dillahunt.

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Episode 20

There Are No Angels Here

Thu, May 4, 2006 61 mins

In Darfur, Pratt and Carter treat a wounded sheik and his pregnant wife, who ends up needing to be moved to another medical facility in the middle of the night. During the journey, Pratt's stubborn arrogance takes over when he faces gun-toting militants. Dakarai: Eamonn Walker. Debbie: Mary McCormack. Carter: Noah Wyle.

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Episode 21

The Gallant Hero and the Tragic Victor

Thu, May 11, 2006 61 mins

Neela receives some good news about her surgical residency, but that's soon tempered by a tragedy that rocks the ER. Meanwhile, Pratt is troubled by a child-abuse case; and Clemente's peculiar behavior alarms Luka.

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Episode 22

Twenty-One Guns

Thu, May 18, 2006 61 mins

Chaos reigns in the ER when two prisoners are brought in for treatment, but instead plot a violent escape---and staff members are caught in the middle.

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