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When a compatible bone marrow donor cannot be located, Scott Anspaugh agrees to undergo a new round of chemotherapy, even though there appears to be little point. Doug Ross suggests to ... See full summary »

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When a compatible bone marrow donor cannot be located, Scott Anspaugh agrees to undergo a new round of chemotherapy, even though there appears to be little point. Doug Ross suggests to Jeanie Boulet that Scott may have agreed to the therapy because of her. Mark Greene has taken on the task of organizing the annual ER banquet only to find that Jerry, on whom he had been relying for much of the preparation, hasn't quite delivered. John Carter confronts his grandmother when he learns that she has cut off funding for Carol Hathaway's free clinic. In the OR, Peter Benton has a major confrontation with Dr. Morgenstern, pushing him aside and taking over an operation. Greene and Weaver criticize Doug Ross over his handling of a sick child and her mother. Written by garykmcd

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16 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Dr. Doug Ross: Do you think of me as diplomatic?
Nurse Carol Hathaway: What does that have to do with it?
Dr. Doug Ross: Answer the question.
Nurse Carol Hathaway: Well, it's not the first word that springs to mind, no.
Dr. Doug Ross: What would the first word be that springs to mind?
Nurse Carol Hathaway: Um, stubborn. Opinionated. Insouciant.
Dr. Doug Ross: Insouciant?
Nurse Carol Hathaway: Look it up.
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Music by Harry Warren
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Gut Reaction (#4.18)
13 February 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This episode has two stories that I found especially good. The one is about Scott not getting a bone marrow match and agreeing to do chemo that doesn't have much chance. Doug tells Jeanie he did it for her and she has to tell the boy he should make his own decision. He ends up deciding not to do it. This is a pretty heartbreaking story as one feels for all the characters and it is great how they went on with it. The acting and dialogue is so great with bringing us all the feelings and thoughts about the situation.

Another great story that I am sure is not over yet is Dr. Morgenstern making a mistake in the operation and blaming it on Dr. Benton. It is pretty well done because the patient who dies is very important to Morgenstern so it adds to him not wanting to accept that responsibility for his death. As well as Peter being confused and wondering at some point if it was indeed his own fault.


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