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 between his roles on `Homicide: Life on the Street' and `Hack'), the series deserved far better than a (more…)
First Aired: April 2, 2001
Ben is agitated (and he doesn't feel good) as he goes through a bad day. For starters, his son Eli (Jascha Washington) hits another boy in the head with a brick at school. Then he gets into a flap with Cabranes over a fetal-cell transplant that one of his patients wants. And then there's a rich 15-year-old (Azura Skye), a friend's daughter, who comes into the hospital because she's listless. Sid suspects endocarditis but Ben hastily overrules him.