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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In addition to Greene's locker opening the opposite way, it is also missing the pump bottle of Mentadent from the top left of the shelf that Greene left in there when he left. See more »

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Dr. John Carter: You know, there are two kinds of doctors: the kind that get rid of their feelings, and the kind that hold on to them. If you're going to hold on to your feelings, you're going to get sick every once in a while. That's part of it. Helping people is more important than how we feel. Hell, I've been doing this eight years, and I still get sick.
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