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Hit and Run 

Drs. Benton and Langworthy are unsuccessful in reviving a teen-aged boy involved in a traffic accident and it's left to Carter to determine the boy's identity and notify the parents. ... See full summary »

Director:

Mimi Leder

Writers:

Michael Crichton (created by), Paul Manning
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Edwards ... Mark Greene
George Clooney ... Doug Ross
Sherry Stringfield ... Susan Lewis
Noah Wyle ... John Carter
Julianna Margulies ... Carol Hathaway
Eriq La Salle ... Peter Benton
Tyra Ferrell ... Dr. Sarah Langworthy
Abraham Benrubi ... Jerry Markovic
Rick Rossovich ... Dr. John 'Tag' Taglieri
William H. Macy ... Dr. David Morgenstern
Ving Rhames ... Walter Robbins
John Terry ... Dr. David 'Div' Cvetic
Ken Lerner ... Harry Stopak
Annabella Price Annabella Price ... Mrs. Sheff
Betty Carvalho Betty Carvalho ... Vilma Zevallo
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Drs. Benton and Langworthy are unsuccessful in reviving a teen-aged boy involved in a traffic accident and it's left to Carter to determine the boy's identity and notify the parents. Unfortunately, he tells the wrong parents that their son is dead. Doug Ross tells a young patient that he will not be separated from his schizophrenic mother knowing that she will likely be hospitalized for a long time. Susan Lewis tells Mark that she is dating the psychiatric attending physician Div Cvetic. She also treats a salesman whose cell phone is having an odd effect on hospital equipment. Benton forgets that he was supposed to sit with his mother while his sister and brother-in-law were to go out for their tenth anniversary dinner. Written by garykmcd

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Drama | Romance

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The station wagon carrying the woman in labor arrives at the er door intact. After delivery, as Carter is leaning against the car, the camera pans out and you can see the rear station wagon door is missing See more »

Goofs

(#1.03), after Carter has delivered the baby in the station wagon and placed her on the mother's chest, Haleh puts a blue blanket on him which is visible in the shot from behind the mother's head, but in the next shot facing the mom, the baby is not covered by the blanket. See more »

Quotes

John Carter: You ever get used to this?
Dr. Peter Benton: Used to what?
John Carter: Going on three hours sleep.
Dr. Peter Benton: Anything more than three hours and I'm sluggish all day.
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Brilliant.
19 July 2008 | by kleen_edgeSee all my reviews

The Third Titled episode "Hit and Run" originally airing 10/6/1994 begins with a troubled mother and a future child star (I'll leave that one a secret). Dr. Carter shines in this episode as a troubled Doctor who is often shovled around between Dr. Benton and his rival all the while trying to deal with his first ER death. Dr. Carter carries this episode through its middle with his wonderful performance as a doctor who is just trying to make it through the day. Some humorous highlights include a salesman who will do ANYTHING to make the sale, even if it means disrupting the entire ER floor. We also get to know a little bit about Dr. Bentons family (mother, sister) in this epispde. Dr. Ross also provides some excellent acting, he is slowly starting to become the star that he is today. All in all a highly entertaining episode worth checking out.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1994 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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