Peter Benton's court battle enters its final stage and his lawyer advises him that if he wants to retain custody of Reese, he needs to re-evaluate his priorities. As a result, he puts his career on the line and presents Dr. Romano with an ultimatum. Kerry Weaver goes out on a date with a paramedic. With his grandmother still recovering, Carter is pleased that his father will be spending Christmas with them. He's not too pleased when he learns why his mother won't be joining them. Abby learns that Nicole may not have been lying to Luka after all. Green treats a young boy who was accidentally shot by his mother.
Did You Know?
Television debut of Anne Dudek (Paula) who guest stars as a mother who accidentally shot her son. Dudek would also appear in three other television dramas based on doctors: Private Practice (2012) as Lori in the episode Drifting Back, Grey's Anatomy (2014) as Elise Castor in the episode Do You Know?, and House M.D. (2007-2012) as Dr. Amber Volakis in 19 episodes. See more
When Benton tells Elizabeth that he quit as they're getting coffee outside the hospital, the amount of fake snow in Elizabeth's hair changes in between shots. See more
Dr. John Carter
Hey, Peter. I'm a good doctor because of you.
Dr. Peter Benton
No, you're not. But keep trying.