The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.

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 John Carter (254 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Kerry Weaver (250 episodes, 1995-2009)
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 Nurse Chuny Marquez (219 episodes, 1995-2009)
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 Nurse Malik McGrath (190 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Abby Lockhart (189 episodes, 1999-2009)
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 Luka Kovac (185 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Nurse Haleh Adams (184 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Mark Greene (182 episodes, 1994-2008)
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 Peter Benton / ... (173 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Doris Pickman (168 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Elizabeth Corday (160 episodes, 1997-2009)
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 Pamela Olbes (149 episodes, 1995-2009)
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 Susan Lewis (142 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Jerry Markovic (137 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Gregory Pratt (136 episodes, 2002-2009)
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 Carol Hathaway (136 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Neela Rasgotra (129 episodes, 2003-2009)
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 Frank Martin / ... (129 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Nurse Lily Jarvik (127 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Samantha Taggart (126 episodes, 2003-2009)
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 Robert Romano (126 episodes, 1997-2008)
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 Jing-Mei Chen (118 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Dwight Zadro (117 episodes, 1995-2009)
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 Nurse Lydia Wright (113 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Nurse Connie Oligario (113 episodes, 1994-2003)
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 Archie Morris (112 episodes, 2003-2009)
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 Doug Ross (109 episodes, 1994-2009)
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 Jeanie Boulet (103 episodes, 1995-2008)
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Michael Crichton has created a medical drama that chronicles life and death in a Chicago hospital emergency room. Each episode tells the tale of another day in the ER, from the exciting to the mundane, and the joyous to the heart-rending. Frenetic pacing, interwoven plot lines, and emotional rollercoastering is used to attempt to accurately depict the stressful environment found there. This show even portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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19 September 1994 (USA)  »

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The character of Dr. John Carter was named after the protagonist in the classic "John Carter: Man from Mars" pulp sci-fi stories. Michael Crichton, like many sci-fi writers, considers it an early influence. See more »

Goofs

The paramedics that come into the ER wear national registry patches on the uniforms. All Illinois medics wear Illinois state patches. Illinois does not recognize the NREMT. See more »

Quotes

[Medical student Michael Gallant has worked in the army]
Dr. Kerry Weaver: So working in the ER might not be so crazy to you.
Dr. Michael Gallant: Well, it's a different kind of "crazy".
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Referenced in Funny People (2009) See more »

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10 May 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I have seen every single episode from 1994 to present. I can't say much to it personally that can do it justice so I'm simply going to leave it at that I have learned much from this show, it has a lot of feeling and a lot of heart, and I have grown with it. If I'm labeled as a die-hard fan, then so be it. I'm a guy and I love E.R. Hey, I'm square with that... ; ) And to those who say it's too long because characters leave... welcome to real life. People go places, they die, they have their troubles, they go out with 4 different people (sometimes incredibly in the same workplace). They don't call it drama for nuttin' :D


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