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Season 1

26 Oct. 1982
Pilot
In this first episode we are introduced to the hectic pace of St. Eligius and the toll it can take on some of it's principle characters. Life and death decisions must be made quickly and this doesn't leave room for professional courtesies or emotions which explode in unexpected directions at unexpected times. This pilot is a great primer on the characters and atmosphere one can expect at St. Eligius, better known as St. Elsewhere by those who can or can't afford to go somewhere else.
 
9 Nov. 1982
Bypass
Morrison has a struggle with his conscience when he has to treat a bombing suspect. Ehrlich is nervous about having to work with Dr. Craig. Samuels teaches Beale how to swim.
 
16 Nov. 1982
Down's Syndrome
Dr. Cavanero tells a couple that their newborn baby will have Down's Syndrome. Dr. Beale tries to get inside the head of the bomber. Dr. Westphall shows members of the boards around the hospital. Fiscus gets trapped in the elevator with Cathy Martin.
 
23 Nov. 1982
Cora and Arnie
Morrison treats a bag lady with an infection in her feet. Fiscus informs a man that he's been shot. The victim of the bank bombing succumbs to her injuries causing her husband to take action.
 
30 Nov. 1982
Samuels and the Kid
Samuel befriends a young patient who must undergo an operation on his ankle. Chandler questions the competence of an older nurse. Cavanero must help a youth deliver a baby over the phone. Craig accepts the award for "Surgeon of the Year." Wayne celebrates his one-month anniversary with Cathy.
 
7 Dec. 1982
Legionnaires: Part 1
When several patients die with symptoms of Legionnaires' disease, Dr. Westphall considers shutting down a ward. Cavanero clashes with a disrespectful nurse. White continues to struggle with his job, marriage, and finances.
 
14 Dec. 1982
Legionnaires: Part 2
After evacuating a hospital ward, rumors abound that Dr. Westphall's job may be in jeopardy. Fiscus gets mugged in the emergency room. Cavanero begins seeing a fisherman who helped her deliver a baby. Beale believes that one of his patients may been impregnated by someone in the hospital.
 
21 Dec. 1982
Tweety and Ralph
Beale informs a former psychiatric patient that she can go home but is against releasing her boyfriend who thinks he is a bird. Samuels continues with a practical joke on Craig. After being previously attacked, Fiscus decides to carry a gun in the emergency room.
 
4 Jan. 1983
Rain
Fiscus has an emergency room encounter with a gang member. Ehrlich gets in hot water with Craig after he injures his finger playing handball. White's daughter ends up in the emergency room after swallowing mothballs. Morrison goes out on a house call for a guy who then pesters him to keep making house calls for his neighbors.
 
11 Jan. 1983
Hearts
Ralph goes around the hospital impersonating a doctor. Ehrlich passes out while assisting with surgery. White separates from his wife and moves in with the Morrisons. An overweight woman is surprised to learn she is pregnant. A new doctor is Samuel's former flame.
 
18 Jan. 1983
Graveyard
Samuels has trouble concentrating on his work after being rejected by Dr. Paxton. Ralph escapes from his room again. Morrison is stunned when his near-death patient recovers after his parents perform Chinese rituals on him.
 
1 Feb. 1983
Release
Craig runs into one of his college friends only to find out that he is at the hospital for a sex change. White must ask a family to sign for an autopsy. Samuels and Paxton disagree on how to treat a patient with alcoholism. Chandler tries to help a patient regain his memory.
 
8 Feb. 1983
Family History
Craig still struggles to accept his college friend's decision to undergo a sex change operation. Armstrong treats a patient with chronic nose bleeds. Chandler's amnesia patient meets with his parents. White tries to reconcile with his wife.
 
22 Feb. 1983
Remission
After nearly collapsing, Auschlander must decide whether to go on chemotherapy. Fiscus looks for someone to stay with after he gets evicted. Chandler and Morrison treat a patient who was beaten in a racially-motivated gang fight.
 
1 Mar. 1983
Monday, Tuesday, Sven's Day
Ehrlich scrambles to find a last-minute date to Craig's party. Morrison finds out that one of his patient's injury were not from a racially-motivated scuffle as he initially claimed. White's wife asks him for money to get an abortion.
 
8 Mar. 1983
The Count
Fiscus and Ehrlich have a falling out. Cavanero and Samuels go out of their way to prevent a famous porn star from being served a summons at the hospital. Armstrong feels that a well-respected surgeon is needlessly installing pacemakers in patients but gets little support from Craig.
 
15 Mar. 1983
Brothers
Westphall treats a cancer patient whose brother wants him to die without prolonged suffering. After a disastrous first date, Ehrlich tries to get a second date with Daniels and make things better. Rosenthal must deal with a personal crisis.
 
22 Mar. 1983
Dog Day Hospital
Nurse Rosenthal returns to work following hospital stay. Ehrlich's first solo operation is interrupted by an unexpected guest. Fiscus and Daniels pay a visit to his elderly "aunt".
 
5 Apr. 1983
Working
Craig becomes much nicer to everyone when an attractive surgeon comes to the hospital. Morrison has to deal with a liver patient who would rather drink himself to death. Chandler gets sued after one of his patients dies in the elevator. White's life continues to spiral downward.
 
12 Apr. 1983
Craig in Love
Craig continues to be mesmerized by an attractive visiting doctor. Chandler gets stressed out over an impending wrongful death lawsuit. Morrison unsuccessfully tries to get through to White. A sick Samuels is comforted by Cavanero.
 
19 Apr. 1983
Baron von Munchausen
Ehrlich and Morrison disagree on how to treat a patient. Daniels is threatened by an unstable patient and by the fact that Cathy Martin may still have feelings for Fiscus. Westphall reluctantly asks Craig to give a lecture to inner city kids.
 
3 May 1983
Addiction
Morrison awaits the birth of his first child. Auschlander and a friend get into a scuffle with a reckless driver. White is accused of stealing drugs from the hospital. Fiscus is put to the test by Cathy Martin. Craig's son, also a doctor, turns out to be a pothead.
 

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