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Hell and High Water 

Doug saves a kid who's stuck in a flooded culvert and becomes a local hero when a TV helicopter films part of the rescue operation.

Writers:

Michael Crichton (created by), Neal Baer
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Edwards ... Mark Greene
George Clooney ... Doug Ross
Sherry Stringfield ... Susan Lewis (credit only)
Noah Wyle ... John Carter
Julianna Margulies ... Carol Hathaway
Gloria Reuben ... Jeanie Boulet
Eriq La Salle ... Peter Benton
Abraham Benrubi ... Jerry Markovic
Robert Cicchini ... Channel 5 Chopper Reporter
Erik von Detten ... Ben Larkin
Luis Avalos ... Private-Practice Pediatrician
Christine Elise ... Harper Tracy
Andrea Parker ... Linda Farrell
William H. Macy ... Dr. David Morgenstern
Ellen Albertini Dow ... Mrs. Riblet
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Storyline

Doug accepts an offer to work in a private pediatric practice. After his last ER shift he's on his way to a fund raiser when he gets a flat tire. In the pouring rain a boy comes up to his car because his brother is stuck in a flooded culvert. Doug doesn't hesitate and does everything he possibly can to save the kid. A news TV helicopter films part of the rescue attempt and Doug becomes a local hero. Meanwhile the ER staff plays Doom II and Benton, Carter and Harper try to save a young girl who was the victim of a hit-and-run. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Drama | Romance

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With a total of 48 million viewers, this remains the most watched "ER" episode ever. See more »

Quotes

[about Doom II, the game the ER staff is playing at the admit desk]
Dr. Mark Greene: I've done thoracotomies that were less bloody.
Jerry Markovic: [to Carol] He just doesn't understand the educational value.
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Features Doom II: Hell on Earth (1994) See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1995 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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