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| Moral Rating:
| Primary Audience:
|| Teen to Adult
|| 1 hr.
|Starring: Anthony Edwards
, Eriq La Salle, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Alex Kingston, Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Paul McCrane, Michael Michele, Erik Palladino, Ming-Na, Sherry Stringfield | Produced by:
Constant c Productions & Amblin Television & Warner Bros.
Show Synopsis: (from the producer) Best-selling author Michael Crichton ("Jurassic Park") created this hour-long drama, which centers on young medical professionals in the emergency room of a Chicago hospital.
In the series, the overworked and underpaid residents are the heroes of County General Hospital as they make life-and-death decisions every day. The staff includes Dr. Mark Greene (Edwards), a senior attending physician who has survived both personal and professional crises; Dr. Peter Benton (La Salle), a self-assured surgeon and single father of a deaf son; the gifted Dr. John Carter (Wyle), in recovery from substance abuse and about to complete his residency; Dr. Kerry Weaver (Innes), a tough and determined chief of emergency medicine who recently came out as a lesbian and Dr. Elizabeth Corday (Kingston), a dedicated surgeon juggling a new marriage (to Greene) and a new baby.
Also on staff are Dr. Luka Kovac (Visnjic), an ER attending physician from Croatia with a painful past; Abby Lockhart (Tierney), a former medical student who's resuming her nursing career in the ER; Dr. Robert Romano (McCrane), the arrogant chief of staff who enjoys wielding his considerable power; Dr. Cleo Finch (Michele), an assertive fourth-year resident in emergency medicine and pediatrics; Dr. Dave Malucci (Palladino), an irreverent fourth-year resident; Dr. Jing-Mei Chen (Ming-Na), a newly named chief resident who's sacrificed everything for her career; and Dr. Susan Lewis (Stringfield), an ER veteran who's returning home.