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Providence Season 5 Episodes

12 Episodes 2002 - 2002

Episode 1

A New Beginning

Fri, Oct 4, 2002 60 mins

Syd adjusts to work in a hospital's ER run by a demanding MD (Denis Arndt)---and to an intensified love interest (George Newbern). Meanwhile, Joanie favors a radio career over romance; and Jim faces an uncertain future with Meredith (Marcia Strassman).

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Episode 2

It's Raining Men

Fri, Oct 11, 2002 60 mins

Hospital crises bind Syd to a charming MD (Jeffrey Nordling); callers frustrate radio talk-show host Joanie; an equine calamity spurs Jim; a real-estate deal haunts Robbie. Lucius: Ivo Lopez-Lewis. Mike Weaver: Mark Moses. Eileen Weaver: Susan Gibney. Arnold: Raymond O'Connor.

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Episode 3

Cloak and Dagger

Fri, Oct 18, 2002 60 mins

A visit from Owen's mysterious folks unsettles Syd, who's especially wary of his intimidating mom (Sally Kellerman); an intriguing call-in to Joanie's radio show preoccupies her. Charles: John Bennett Perry. Annie: Emily Deschanel. Leo: Matt Champagne. Dr. Baylor: Jeffrey Nordling. Luke: Brad Henke.

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Episode 4

The Wedding Planner

Fri, Oct 25, 2002 60 mins

Nuptial plans ruffle Syd; a radio interview with a nature-show host (David Rasche) rattles Joanie, who's set upon by a pesky crow, a frolicsome chimp and an ornery monkey. Bob Eubanks and Fabio play themselves in cameos. Rev. Steinflasch: Dakin Matthews. Krista: Jennifer Crystal Foley. Dr. Baylor: Jeffrey Nordling.

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Episode 5

Things That Go Bump in the Night

Fri, Nov 1, 2002 60 mins

On Halloween, chaos descends upon the ER, where Syd copes with a stabbed mime, a man who believes he's a vampire and an injured, eerily insightful witch. Ava: Monnae Michaell. Mr. Twinkles: Louis Giambalvo. Owen: George Newbern. Dr. Augustine: Denis Arndt.

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Episode 6

The Heart of the Matter

Fri, Nov 8, 2002 60 mins

A female prisoner's medical plight moves Syd; Tina's disappearance unsettles Robbie; a shaggy dog's care requires special treatment, dictated by its snooty owner (Betty White). Darla: Lauren Holly. Dr. Baylor: Jeffrey Nordling. Owen: George Newbern.

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Episode 7

Truth and Consequences

Fri, Nov 15, 2002 60 mins

Trust, resolve and guilt figure in diverse ties, including Syd's restive relationship with her fiancé; and Tina's reemergence into the lives of the spouse and son she deserted. Owen: George Newbern. Leo: Matt Champagne. Dr. David Baylor: Jeffrey Nordling. Finch: Ethan Phillips. Pete: Alex D. Linz. Winnie: Julie Ann Emery.

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Episode 8


Fri, Nov 22, 2002 60 mins

A frantic Thanksgiving weekend finds Owen at a bridal shower subbing for Syd, inundated with crises; and Robbie facing neighbors' pressure to decorate his B & B for Christmas. Elaine: Rosemary Forsyth. Diane: Elaine Bromka. Aldini: Jay Acovone. Amy: Tristine Skyler. Owen: George Newbern.

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Episode 9

The Sound of Music

Fri, Dec 6, 2002 60 mins

A serious illness afflicting Syd makes uneasy acquaintances of her fiancé and the MD who attracts her; relationship changes test Joanie and Leo, and Robbie and Tina. Dr. Baylor: Jeffrey Nordling. Leo: Matt Champagne. Dr. Augustine: Denis Arndt.

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Episode 10

Eye of the Storm

Fri, Dec 13, 2002 60 mins

A tornado disaster takes Syd to Tennessee, where she's awhirl in a related medical crisis. Back home, Syd's wedding plans run afoul of skunks in the rehearsal-dinner site. David: Jeffrey Nordling. Owen: George Newbern. Patrice: Toni De Rose. Carl: Derek Webster. Tina: Maria Pitillo.

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Episode 11

The Eleventh Hour

Fri, Dec 20, 2002 60 mins

Part 1 of two. A crisis imperils the wedding of Owen and Syd, who's being held hostage by a desperate father seeking care for his son, a critically wounded gunshot victim. Rick: John Fugelsang. Owen: George Newbern. Dr. Augustine: Denis Arndt.

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Episode 12

The Eleventh Hour

Fri, Dec 20, 2002 60 mins

Conclusion. ER pandemonium surrounds Syd, whose wedding's on hold while she treats Dr. Augustine, a shooting victim, and reasons with her gun-wielding captor. Rick: John Fugelsang. Dr. Augustine: Denis Arndt. Owen: George Newbern.

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