The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.

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Michael Crichton has created a medical drama that chronicles life and death in a Chicago hospital emergency room. Each episode tells the tale of another day in the ER, from the exciting to the mundane, and the joyous to the heart-rending. Frenetic pacing, interwoven plot lines, and emotional rollercoastering is used to attempt to accurately depict the stressful environment found there. This show even portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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After the show premiered on September 19, 1994, it aired on Thursday nights at 10:00 for its entire run. See more »

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Jackie's (Peter's sister) children change throughout the series. She begins the series with three children: Steven, Joanie, and Jesse. In Season 7, only Joanie and Jesse exist. See more »

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Abby Lockhart: These are the desk clerks, Jerry and Frank, please don't feed them.
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The life and times of doctors at Cook County General Hospital, Chicago.
21 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

The best medical drama ever to be aired! It's fast paced, emotional, and suspenseful. The cast is unbeatable. Composed of some of the best actors and actresses Hollywood has ever seen including George Clooney. The show is extremely realistic down to the smallest detail, yet easy enough to understand. There is a lot of drama, but also some comic relief. The characters are all unique and different, but they work well together on stage. The plots and sub-plots are very diversified, but they all tie in somehow. The writing and coordination is incredible. I would recommend this show to everyone, it sure is a change from the warm fuzzies of television!


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