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Setting the Tone: An ER Retrospective

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Join Elizabeth, Lauren, and Daniel as we recap our favorite medical drama! We're taking a weekly look back at each episode of the hit TV series "ER". We'll break down every episode, as well as look at how each episode impacts the overall story of the iconic 15 season show. Theme music provided by Andrew Edwards of Blue Police Box Music.

Join Elizabeth, Lauren, and Daniel as we recap our favorite medical drama! We're taking a weekly look back at each episode of the hit TV series "ER". We'll break down every episode, as well as look at how each episode impacts the overall story of the iconic 15 season show. Theme music provided by Andrew Edwards of Blue Police Box Music.

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United States

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Join Elizabeth, Lauren, and Daniel as we recap our favorite medical drama! We're taking a weekly look back at each episode of the hit TV series "ER". We'll break down every episode, as well as look at how each episode impacts the overall story of the iconic 15 season show. Theme music provided by Andrew Edwards of Blue Police Box Music.

Language:

English


Episodes

S4E20 - "Of Past Regret and Future Fear"

7/22/2021
This week, Baby Reese is getting baptized, Carol’s mom has a new boyfriend, Romano has a proposition for Corday, Carter and Anna care for a John Doe patient unable to communicate (at least in a way they understand), Kerry has an unusual situation with an older couple, and Mark and Carol do their best to comfort a man slowly dying of chemical burns.

Duration:01:17:10

S4E19 - "Shades of Gray"

7/15/2021
This week, Carter gets a taste of poverty, Morgenstern does the right thing after throwing Benton under the bus, a women’s health clinic bombing throws Anna for a loop, Jeanie and Anspaugh mourn Scott, Corday and Romano work to try and save Allison’s life, and Doug tries to help a young man after his pregnant girlfriend winds up brain dead.

Duration:01:27:25

STT Interviews: Laura Ceron and Yvette Freeman

7/11/2021
On this month’s edition of STT Interviews, we’re talking with two of the longest tenured cast members, Laura Ceron and Yvette Freeman! Hear all about their 15 year odyssey as nurses Chuny Marquez and Haleh Adams as well as what being part of the ER family means to them today. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:01:02:42

S4E18 - "Gut Reaction"

7/8/2021
This week, Doug dons his knight armor while fighting to create a future staff position for himself, Benton is forced to take action after Morgenstern freezes during an operation, Anna makes a bone marrow donation, Scott’s fight against cancer reaches its final stage, Carter makes a drastic financial decision, and Mark does his best to salvage a banquet for the ER staff after pretty much everything that can go wrong does.

Duration:01:32:43

S4E17 - "A Bloody Mess"

7/1/2021
This week, Corday ruffles some feathers with her synthetic blood study, Jeanie has some bad news for Scott, Carol encounters some resistance while helping a young girl with birth control, the ER has a bone marrow drive, Morgenstern makes his grand return, Benton hits a woman with a car, and Doug plans for the future.

Duration:01:13:17

S4E16 - "My Brother's Keeper"

6/24/2021
This week, Doyle gives us proof of life, Mark tries to track Cynthia down to return her luggage, Corday and Benton go on a museum date, Doug treats an abused and poisoned boy, Carter and his family are in shock after Chase overdoses, Anna picks a fight with a neurosurgeon, and Jeanie does her best to care for Scott as he continues to get sicker.

Duration:01:14:09

S4E15 - "Exodus"

6/17/2021
This week, The ER has to be evacuated after victims of a chemical plant explosion contaminate the place with benzine. Carter steps up after Weaver is incapacitated, Corday risks her life to save a man trapped at the scene, the cafeteria is quickly converted into a patient holding area, and Doug and Carol are trapped in an elevator after the fire alarm is pulled.

Duration:01:20:05

STT Interviews: Ellen Crawford & Mike Genovese

6/13/2021
On this month’s edition of STT Interviews, we’re talking with the ER power couple, Ellen Crawford and Mike Genovese! Ellen played nurse Lydia Wright for parts of 10 seasons and Mike played officer Al Grabarsky. Ellen and Mike shared with us some of their earliest memories of their time on the show as well as what it was like having an on screen wedding. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast.

Duration:01:41:41

S4E14 - "Family Practice"

6/10/2021
This week, Mark takes a trip to San Diego to help out his injured mother. While there, he has to face hard truths about her mental condition, does his best to reconnect with and help his father, and witnesses the fallout of an accident on a military base. Oh, and Cynthia decides to tag along too.

Duration:01:08:52

S4E13 - "Carter's Choice"

6/3/2021
This week, Jerry makes his case to return to the day shift, a snow storm buries Chicago (leaving the ER deserted), a blood shortage forces Carter to make a tough decision on how to treat a serial rapist, Kerry nukes the SPG takeover, Carol and Doug care for a couple and their newborn, Mark and Cynthia’s relationship is on the ropes, and Corday has a proposition for Benton.

Duration:01:34:14

S4E12 - "Sharp Relief"

5/27/2021
This week, Carol has to go for a paramedic ride-along, Doug has a surprise to share, Carter and Anna have to help Chase through drug withdrawals, Kerry is having second thoughts about privatizing the ER, Jeanie does her best to encourage Scott, and Benton and Corday have their first date.

Duration:01:14:25

S4E11 - "Think Warm Thoughts"

5/20/2021
This week, Dr. Swift makes his grand return to the ER (sort of), Ellis makes his pitch for Synergix to completely take over the ER, Corday goes rogue to try and get a vocal cord surgery for Allison, a second elderly sexual assault victim is brought to the ER, Jeanie helps care for Dr. Anspaugh’s son, Anna kills a Tamagotchi, and Mark has some sage advice for Carter.

Duration:01:17:59

S4E10 - "Do You See What I See?"

5/13/2021
This week, Benton has the magic touch, Henry comes crawling back to try and pass his ER rotation, Mark cares for an older woman who’s been assaulted, Corday skips out on her London holiday trip, Jeanie forgets her meds, Carter catches his cousin shooting up in a limo.

Duration:01:00:36

STT Interviews: Martin Davich

5/9/2021
On this month’s edition of STT Interviews, we’re talking with series composer, Martin Davich. Martin composed the score for an astonishing 330 out of 331 episodes of the series. Hear all about the creative process that went into creating some of those iconic pieces and how the tone of the show evolved over time. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:00:43:45

S4E9 - "Obstruction of Justice"

5/6/2021
This week, Carter gets arrested after standing up for a patient’s rights, Jeanie lawyers up, Kerry’s assumptions compromise a patient’s care, Mark’s lawyer shadows him for the day, Doug returns from the desert, Carol is a bit of a hypocrite, and Benton and Corday butt heads on how to best care for a woman’s injured leg.

Duration:01:21:35

S4E8 - "Freak Show"

4/29/2021
This week, Carol’s clinic gets off to a rocky start, Jeanie is suspicious about the circumstances of her firing when the ER says hello to a new nurse , a child with a unique condition needs surgery, a lawyer offers to take on Mark’s lawsuit pro bono, Henry returns to attempt to pass his ER rotation, and a love letter falls into the wrong hands.

Duration:01:04:23

S4E7 - "Fathers and Sons"

4/22/2021
Who doesn’t love a good road trip? This week, Mark and Doug venture to the middle of nowhere in California to find out more about how Doug’s dad died. They also learn of a whole new life he’d built out there, and make time to say hello to Mark’s family along the way.

Duration:01:17:10

S4E6 - "Ground Zero"

4/15/2021
This week, Carol has to make the case for her clinic to Carter’s grandmother, Al hatches a plan for him and Jeanie to move to Atlanta, Romano shows off a brand new high tech surgery tool, Kerry has to make a difficult decision, Benton gets Corday in trouble, Mark and Cynthia become a thing, and Doug gets some bad news.

Duration:01:15:16

STT Interviews: Marc Jablon

4/11/2021
On this month’s edition of STT Interviews, we’re talking with Marc Jablon! Marc played medical student Larry Weston for parts of two seasons. Marc had all sorts of fun anecdotes for us including what it was like filming Abby and Luka’s wedding in a surprising location and the fear that comes along with getting thrust into an established group of actors. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:00:53:09

S4E5 - "Good Touch, Bad Touch"

4/8/2021
This week, Carol has an idea for a free clinic, Benton is introduced to the struggles of fatherhood, everyone’s favorite bigot makes his debut, Mark’s “I’m a huge jerk” attitude escalates even further, Al and Jeanie get confronted about their HIV status at a bar, Carter is frustrated by his new med student, and Anna treats a young man with an advanced form of cancer.

Duration:01:13:51