ER: Season 8, Episode 20

The Letter (2 May 2002)

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Dr. Carter reads a letter from terminally ill Dr. Green to the ER staff. Dr. Weaver lashes out at a mentally challenged patient. A terminal, homeless man continues asking for Dr. Green.

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Dr. Carter reads a letter from terminally ill Dr. Green to the ER staff. Dr. Weaver lashes out at a mentally challenged patient. A terminal, homeless man continues asking for Dr. Green.

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The speech that Carter gives to Gallant in this episode is the same as the one that Dr. Greene gave to him in the Pilot. See more »

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After the letter that Dr.Greene has written is pinned to the board in the ER, Dr.Lewis pins the bottom half of the letter to the Board. In the ending scene, you see the letter floating in the wind from the open doors. The bottom half is not pinned down and the first page of the letter floats away into the hall because it is not pinned down. See more »

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[Dr. Greene's note]
Dr. John Carter: Dear ER Gang, So here I am, out on the beach at 5:30 in the evening. Elizabeth is drinking juice, but I'm all about the Mai Tai's. The sun is going down, Rachel is dipping Ella's toes in the ocean as they head off on their quest for the perfect seashell. Weirdly enough, I find myself thinking, you know what would make this moment complete? Some jogger dropping to the sand, short of breath, so I can sweep in with a piece of bamboo to perform a nice, clean intubation, fix the ...
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