Monroe operates on 14-year old James Chadwick,who shot himself in the head after shooting his brother Danny,a patient of Jenny. The boys' parents are separated,the father aggressive and demanding,the mother grateful and pious,putting prayers for successful operations in the hospital chapel. She bonds with Jenny who explains that she must be objective and not sentimental in her work. Quizzed by Monroe James admits that the gun was given him by his father to protect his mother and brother as they live in a rough area and its discharge was an accident. Both boys pull through and no charges are made. Nick tries top reconcile his parents but the attempt is a failure and when Monroe tells him that he had had an affair it alienates the boy from his father. Written by
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Did You Know?
In one scene, Monroe puts a bet on a horse named Riverside Theatre. Actor James Nesbitt
who plays Monroe is a part owner of this racehorse. See more