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Love's Labor Lost 

Dr. Benton has to deal with the aftermath of his mother's fall and crosses the line with the surgical attending when he insists on scrubbing in for her operation. Dr. Greene deals with Jodi... See full summary »

Director:

Mimi Leder

Writers:

Lance Gentile (as Lance A. Gentile), Michael Crichton (created by)
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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
Abraham Benrubi ... Jerry Markovic
Amy Aquino ... Dr. Janet Coburn
Dennis Lipscomb ... Dr. Wilson
Ming-Na Wen ... Jing-Mei Chen
Beah Richards ... Mae Benton
Khandi Alexander ... Jackie Robbins
Colleen Flynn ... Jodi O'Brien
Bradley Whitford ... Sean O'Brien
Ellen Crawford ... Nurse Lydia Wright
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Storyline

Dr. Benton has to deal with the aftermath of his mother's fall and crosses the line with the surgical attending when he insists on scrubbing in for her operation. Dr. Greene deals with Jodi O'Brien who is two weeks away from giving birth. With the obstetrics attending unavailable, he decides to try to deliver her baby in the ER, with tragic results. Written by garykmcd

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Drama | Romance

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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1995 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode, which introduced the show's signature machine-gun delivery, won 5 Emmy Awards, more than any other. See more »

Goofs

When checking the progression of labor for Mrs. O'Brien both Dr. Green and Dr. Carter used regular gloves and not the required sterile gloves. Not using sterile gloves leaves the infant and mother both at high risk of contracting any number of severe infections that the doctors carry around on them throughout the day. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Janet Coburn: [Looking at Carter who has his hand inside a woman's abdomen] Who is this and what's he doing in there?
John Carter: John Carter. I'm a med student and I'm pressing on the aorta.
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References Finian's Rainbow (1968) See more »

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12 February 2018 | by tnnsmnSee all my reviews

This is the episode of ER on NBC. You see what can happen when everything goes wrong.


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