ER: Season 1, Episode 9

ER Confidential (17 Nov. 1994)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 163 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Carol Hathaway faces an ethical dilemma when a patient admits that he, and not his friend, was driving the car that ran a red light and killed a pedestrian. She decides to tell Tag about ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 493 titles
created 24 Jul 2011
 
a list of 109 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
 
a list of 569 titles
created 02 Nov 2012
 
a list of 921 titles
created 12 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 7976 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "ER Confidential" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: ER Confidential (17 Nov 1994)

ER Confidential (17 Nov 1994) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of ER.
« Previous Episode | 9 of 331 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Jennifer Greene (credit only)
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Carol Hathaway faces an ethical dilemma when a patient admits that he, and not his friend, was driving the car that ran a red light and killed a pedestrian. She decides to tell Tag about kissing Doug Ross. It's Thanksgiving and the doctors treat an animal rights activist who was attacked by the turkey he was trying to save. Doug Ross is going to the Bahamas with Linda Farrell and he is very much feeling like a kept man. Carter has to treat a transgender woman who has now reached an age where she can no longer pass as a woman. Carter's indifference is the final straw. Susan Lewis continues to worry about Div Cvetic, whose condition seems to be worsening. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

17 November 1994 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The episode's title is a reference to James Ellroy's book "L.A. Confidential". See more »

Goofs

When Mrs. Parks has sat down and is telling Carol about her experience visiting her deceased son, in the first two shots on Carol, Mrs. Parks' lip movements don't match her words. See more »

Quotes

[Ross is a pediatrician]
Dr. Doug Ross: I'm not a grown-up doctor.
Nurse Lydia Wright: Yes, we know.
See more »

Connections

References Barney & Friends (1992) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
ER Confidential (#1.9)
5 November 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It would have been one of my favorite episodes and I would rate it about 9 if it wasn't for that awful animal rights activist story. I don't appreciate making fun of suffering of the animals. As well as those disgusting ways to portray animal rights people in a bad way, as criminals, somebody who really enjoyed killing a bird and is even eating that turkey secretly. Just shows one that somebody on the writing team really hates animals and is against animal rights.

The story about the transsexual on the other hand was wonderful. Very moving. The fact that she ended up committing suicide because she couldn't pass for a woman anymore was a great way to make the story stronger and gave a great opportunity to see Carter dealing with it. He didn't seem to be comfortable with that issue and now was overcome by guilt. Wish I got to see him going with Dr. Benton on Thanksgiving.

The story about the young man confessing to Carol it was him driving the car that killed his friend and pedestrian was pretty good too. A good dilemma that makes one think about what would be the right thing to do.

A great ending too Dr. Cvetic is really not handling it very well anymore. John Terry did some great acting in this episode.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
FAVOURITE ER. CHARACTER ? rob-george
Character you wish was never on the show? annette111127
ER or Greys Anatomy parkes-164-979716
Worst /most annoying storylines? coldgreenwater
anyone remember Bob aareacode
First /last name and when used on forums? coldgreenwater
Discuss ER Confidential (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page