Dr. Greene is still haunted by the death of Jodi O'Brien and isn't sure he can function as a doctor. At Susan's urging, he takes the night off but unfortunately for him, the new head of the ER Dr. 'Wild Willy' Swift arrives unannounced. Susan impresses Swift with her handling of many cases on a busy night. She also has to deal with the case of a young man who has had the hiccups for two days but may in fact be suffering from something far more serious. Nurse Hathaway and fiancée Tag are still working out the details of their wedding. Peter Benton's mother is still hospitalized and he will not accept that her age and her injuries mean that she will need permanent nursing care. Dr. Ross is now dating Diane Leeds. John Carter and Deb Chen's attempts at oneupmanship is starting to take on ridiculous proportions.
Did You Know?
The episode has a couple of ties to films from 1986: Three actors from Top Gun
(1986) appear, and the song played at the end is Twist and Shout, featured in Ferris Bueller's Day Off
(1986), which was also set in Chicago. See more
John, could you please help me with a patient?
Why, is it a procedure you've already done?
No. It's a guy who's really drunk, smashed his finger in a car door and he's pawing at me. He also smells terrible.
And you have a problem with that?
References Thelma & Louise