ER: Season 9, Episode 21

When Night Meets Day (8 May 2003)

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It's Greg Pratt's last shift at County General and he treats a number of cases that were started by John Carter on the day shift. They treat a 12 year-old near drowning victim who has ... See full summary »



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It's Greg Pratt's last shift at County General and he treats a number of cases that were started by John Carter on the day shift. They treat a 12 year-old near drowning victim who has little chance of recovery; a Buddhist nun who has a special gift of seeing another's inner self; a woman who is convinced that that day's solar eclipse signals the end of the world; a drug addict who scams both of the for pain medication; and a pregnant woman who had her baby torn out of her her womb. Dr. Romano has his re-attached arm amputated. Carter receives a call from Luka Kovac asking if he can come to the Congo and help out. Abby is none too pleased. Meanwhile Doc Magoo's burns to the ground. Written by garykmcd

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The title is a line from Bing Crosby's theme song: "When the blue of the night meets the gold of the day..." See more »


Dr. Robert Romano: Do me a favor. Write "not this one, idiot" on my right arm. Oh, like it doesn't happen!
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References Movie Macabre (1981) See more »

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When Night Meets Day (#9.21)
13 April 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The day when there is a solar eclipse a lot is happening in the ER. They have really selected some great variety of cases for this episode. There is a lot of constant action and excitement in this episode as well as emotions. The best part is that after all of this that happened during the day Pratt decides to stay in this hospital as it grew on him, happy to hear as he is a great character that I would miss.

One character like that had his arm finally amputated today. Dr. Romano. He still caused some great moments even in such a sad situation by having Elizabeth write "not this one, idiot" on his healthy arm. This is what he is like, and it was really sad to see his arm go into the bag....

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