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.

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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

S8E8 - "Partly Cloudy, Chance of Rain"

2/2/2023
This week: A massive rain storm messes up everything in Chicago, Mark fights to save a little boy who drowned, Cleo is leaving County, Benton is NOT the father, Gamma does a hit and run on the Pink Ranger, Nicole is a thief, Carter and Susan continue to flirt, and Kerry and Gallant battle the elements and risk electrocution to try and save a stabbing victim and her baby.

Duration:01:20:59

S8E7 - "If I Should Fall From Grace"

1/26/2023
Content warning: suicide, including description of an on-screen attempt, and self-harm. This week: the ER finally gets a relevant med student, Gamma’s health takes a turn for the worse, Abby has concerns about Nicole’s training, Corday uncovers a surprising commonality in her post-op death cases, things go horribly wrong after a mall security guard injures a child, Rachel gets suspended, Benton weighs whether or not to take a paternity test, and Carter and Susan share a moment.

Duration:01:20:17

S8E6 - "Supplies and Demands"

1/19/2023
This week: Corday’s post-op deaths trigger a criminal investigation, Susan cares for a pair of college students with a very contagious disease, Carter tries some alternative methods to help his back pain, Luka treats a homeless man, Rachel isn’t very good at babysitting, Benton gets stuck in the middle of an argument between Jackie and Roger, Abby gets asked out by a patient, and Mark treats a mom and daughter who were caught in a fire.

Duration:01:21:25

S8E5 - "Start All Over Again"

1/12/2023
This week: Susan’s first day back at County is anything but boring, a missing Reese sends Roger and Benton into a panic, the 3rd post-op death in a week triggers an investigation of Corday, Kerry treats a man whose daughter hit him with a car, Carter babysits a couple of new med students, and Rachel tests Mark’s patience.

Duration:01:19:47

S8E4 - "Never Say Never"

1/5/2023
This week: A familiar face returns to County General, Kerry goes into full CYA mode, Mark makes a surprise hire, Benton struggles to find a babysitter for Reese, Corday operates on a child with a rare genetic disorder, Malucci cleans out his locker, Luka’s waitress friend is having some troubles, and Chen makes a big decision.

Duration:01:18:45

S8E3 - "Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic"

12/29/2022
This week: Weaver doesn’t trust Chen, Abby breaks Luka’s fish tank, Jackie has some trouble with Reese, Rachel shows up unexpectedly (and recast), Corday’s exhaustion reaches new heights, Carter and Chen care for an abandoned baby, Mark tries to clear the board, and Malucci gets fired.

Duration:01:26:21

The Bes-tt of STT: Season 3

12/25/2022
Happy holidays from all of us at STT! Hope you enjoy nearly two hours of the best bits from Season 3!

Duration:01:55:14

S8E2 - "The Longer You Stay"

12/22/2022
This week: Carter’s “simple patient” turns into an all nighter, Corday’s stress level hits new highs, Kerry gets some news about her birth mother, Luka and Abby call it quits, Cleo cares for a child injured at a heavy metal concert, and Chen and Malucci make a decision with dire consequences.

Duration:01:32:47

S8E1 - "Four Corners"

12/15/2022
This week: The same events are seen from 4 perspectives: Carter, Kerry, Mark, and Benton. A brawl at a talk show taping floods the ER with patients, a young pregnant woman jumps out of a window, Kerry returns after a sudden vacation, Carter attends his grandfather’s funeral, Benton has a heart to heart with Jackie, and Mark presents the Fossen case at an M&M.

Duration:01:31:44

STT Interviews: Erik Palladino

12/10/2022
On this month's edition of STT Interviews, we're chatting with Dr. Dave himself, Erik Palladino. Erik shared with us how his own personal turmoil overshadowed the professional success he was experiencing on the show as well as finally confronting us about all the mean things we said about him on the internet. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:01:15:05

Patreon Preview: Season 7 Recap

12/8/2022
It’s that time again! Join the STT hosts and special guest Jake from The Popular Court as we recap all the good and bad that was season 7. Hear our opinions on the season as a whole, what we loved and what we hated the most, as well as some thoughts from your fellow listeners. Want to hear the full episode, including the semi-annual “Tone-y” awards? Support us at the $5 level over at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast to enjoy that plus over 60 additional hours of bonus audio and video...

Duration:00:52:51

S7E22 - "Rampage"

12/1/2022
On this week’s season finale: a crazed gunman goes on a shooting spree across the city, including an orphanage, overwhelming the ER with patients, as well as threatening the safety of its staff and their families.

Duration:01:31:45

S7E21 - "Where the Heart Is"

11/24/2022
This week: Mark cares for an abused child, Maggie makes a big decision, Baby Reese gets a boo boo, Carla hits on Benton, Malucci wants to buy a fancy car, Kerry treats a developmentally delayed woman and her brother, Abby has a hard time accepting her mother’s choices, Carter and Chen get some bad news, and Luka doesn’t know how to play softball.

Duration:01:20:00

S7E20 - "Fear of Commitment"

11/17/2022
This week: Much to Abby’s surprise, Maggie contests her 90-day psych hold, Benton injures himself while rushing Mr. Ferris to the ER, Malucci gets maced, Kerry treats an old children’s TV star, Carla needs an operation, and the show writers decide to introduce the viewers to the concept of furries.

Duration:01:22:57

STT Interviews - Paul McCrane

11/13/2022
On this month's edition of STT Interviews, we're chatting with Rocket Romano himself, Paul McCrane. Paul shared with us the challenges of being responsible for bringing the heat to the show's chemistry as well as what it's like to find out you're being killed by having a helicopter dropped on your head. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:01:10:05

S7E19 - "Sailing Away"

11/10/2022
This week: Carter and Abby head down to Oklahoma to retrieve Maggie, Mark and Corday welcome one Ella Tiberius Green (her Christian name) into their family, Benton helps out one of his former science teachers, pledge week fills the ER with odd injuries, and two of the show hosts have covid.

Duration:01:09:42

S7E18 - "April Showers"

11/3/2022
This week: It’s Mark and Elizabeth’s wedding day! Kerry heads to a conference, a group of prisoners is brought to the ER, Chen treats a hypothermic child, Corday’s stress level goes through the roof, and Mark has a series of misadventures throughout the city as he tries to get to the wedding.

Duration:01:26:17

S7E17 - "Survival of the Fittest"

10/27/2022
This week: Malucci can’t stay awake after an April Fools joke goes awry, a still very pregnant Corday does a marathon operation, Carter has second thoughts about breaking up with Rena, an elderly woman with dementia is shot multiple times by a cop inside the ER, Mark treats a boy who was exposed to an unknown chemical agent, and Luka treats a pregnant teen.

Duration:01:09:16

S7E16 - "Witch Hunt"

10/20/2022
This week: Rumors fly after a psych patient accuses Kim of sexual harassment, Carter finds out some interesting information about Rena, Mark gets roughed up by an amateur wrestler, Corday returns to work, and the ER is locked down after an infant goes missing.

Duration:01:15:24

S7E15 - "The Crossing"

10/13/2022
This week, on the 150th episode: Kovac keeps the Bishop company in his final hours, Benton shows a med school applicant the ropes, the ER is in chaos after a deadly train derailment, Carter has to perform emergency surgery in the field, Corday has early contractions, and Kerry and Kim work with a young woman who caused the horrific accident.

Duration:01:17:28