ER (1994–2009)
9.2/10
347
2 user

Hell and High Water 

Doug saves a kid who's stuck in a flooded culvert and becomes a local hero when a TV helicopter films part of the rescue operation.

Writers:

(created by),
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith, including Saturday's live event.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Susan Lewis (credit only)
...
...
...
...
...
...
Channel 5 Chopper Reporter
...
Ben Larkin
...
Private-Practice Pediatrician
...
...
...
...
Mrs. Riblet
Edit

Storyline

Doug accepts an offer to work in a private pediatric practice. After his last ER shift he's on his way to a fund raiser when he gets a flat tire. In the pouring rain a boy comes up to his car because his brother is stuck in a flooded culvert. Doug doesn't hesitate and does everything he possibly can to save the kid. A news TV helicopter films part of the rescue attempt and Doug becomes a local hero. Meanwhile the ER staff plays Doom II and Benton, Carter and Harper try to save a young girl who was the victim of a hit-and-run. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

9 November 1995 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sherry Stringfield's absence in this episode marks the first time one of the credited main cast members isn't present. See more »

Quotes

[about Doom II, the game the ER staff is playing at the admit desk]
Dr. Mark Greene: I've done thoracotomies that were less bloody.
Jerry Markovic: [to Carol] He just doesn't understand the educational value.
See more »

Connections

Features Doom II: Hell on Earth (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hell and High Water (#2.7)
28 November 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Doug is already well established as a character we like, but in this episode he totally took it all the way. And this episode is also full of action. From the moment the little brother of the trapped boy comes running to Doug for help until the very last minute it is all extremely intense and keeps us on the edge.

The part in the tunnel is amazing, great acting and the interaction between Doug and the boy is very well done. George Clooney did some great acting there. The whole idea with the news helicopter bringing them and all the reporters being around was pretty great as well. Especially them observing Doug with the kid in the helicopter from the ER. And also I liked this very well done parallel of the girl who ends up dying while this boy survives.Definitely a great episode.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?