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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Craig clashes with the new city budget advisor over funds to perform a heart transplant. Morrison has to deal with the rude husband of a stroke victim. Ehrlich meets a new girl at the laundromat. Luther gets attacked at the medicine cabinet. Fiscus continues to see both Martin and Daniels.
With the heart transplant operation approaching, Craig becomes more tense and takes thing out on Ehrlich, who desperately wants to be a part of it. Caldwell, the new plastic surgeon, is anything but a stranger to Halloran. A former intern comes back to persuade Cavanero to change an unfavorable evaluation on him. The husband of a stroke victim struggles to help her rehabilitate.
Halloran tries to get Westphall to agree to a nuclear contingency plan. Morrison receives some shocking news. Craig anxiously awaits the call to find a donor for his heart transplant patient. As Kochar's big day approaches, he is given an early wedding present by Cathy Martin.
Members of the press gather at the hospital to report on the progress of the heart transplant. Morrison begins to blame himself for Nina's death. Luther asks Fiscus to invest in a stock with him. Rosenthal has trouble consoling a breast cancer patient.
The staff members decide to have a Thanksgiving feast with Ehrlich and Craig competing for best turkey. Auschlander considers giving up the fight against cancer. An 11-year old boy is brought in to the hospital with leukemia-like symptoms.
Northern Ireland's "troubles" reach St Eligius. New psychiatrist joins the hospital. Dr. Craig finds he has a secret admirer. Elevator entertainer keeps the hospital staff amused. Eva learns the identity of her heart donor. Dr. Westphall is in an ornery mood.
White is under investigation by the medical board for giving out pills without a prescription. An all-out war erupts between the Irish and Protestants. Cathy Martin becomes infatuated with Dr. Craig and begins sending him anonymous gifts.
Westphall must find someone to care for his autistic son after his housekeeper quits. The new nurse's aide is a woman who Ehrlich had a sexual encounter with. Caldwell gets attacked at Halloran's home.