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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.

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English


Episodes

S5E10 - "The Miracle Worker"

10/21/2021
This week, Carter and Lucy try to make a miracle happen when a brain dead teenager and another teen needing an urgent liver transplant come to the ER the same night, a drunk Romano gets knocked out, Benton’s workload keeps getting bigger, Corday connects with a nervous cancer patient, Mark shocks an angry elf, Amanda’s true nature is revealed, and Carol councils a young pregnant girl.

Duration:01:07:40

S5E9 - "Good Luck, Ruth Johnson"

10/14/2021
On this week’s 100th episode spectacular, Carter takes a very special guest on a tour of the hospital, Carol cares for a young boy whose story takes an extremely dark turn, Dr. Kotlowitz has Benton assist him with a cochlear implant procedure, Corday has her own mic drop moment at an M&M, and the writers continue to give Doyle nothing of value to do.

Duration:01:25:16

STT Interviews: Guy Bee

10/10/2021
On this month's edition of STT Interviews we're talking with Guy Norman Bee! Guy worked as the primary steadicam operator for Seasons 1-3 and also directed an episode. He shares with us how his process with the steadicam changed over time and how it informed his approach as a director later on. Want two week early access to all our cast & crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:01:34:50

S5E8 - "The Good Fight"

10/7/2021
This week, the entire ER rallies to try and save a little girl with an extremely rare blood type, Carter and Lucy scour the city to try and find the girl’s father, and Anspaugh and Benton attempt a daring bloodless surgery as a last ditch effort to save the girl’s life.

Duration:01:16:24

S5E7 - "Hazed and Confused"

9/30/2021
This week, Mark goes through a little hazing with the paramedics, Kerry has a fancy new toy to play with, Lucy tries to work up the nerve to voice her opinions to Carter, a promising candidate interviews for the ER Chief position, an exhausted Corday makes a critical error, Doug runs afoul of the anesthesiologists, and Benton gets a different opinion on how to best help Reese.

Duration:01:35:12

S5E6 - "Stuck on You"

9/23/2021
This week, Doug feels the pressure of being an attending, Mark cares for a young sex worker who was the victim of a brutal beating, Carter is in need of a new apartment, Jeanie helps out a young girl injured under unusual circumstances, Benton gets a different take on how to treat Reese’s hearing impairment, Lucy wrecks Carter’s beard, and Corday finds herself with a new supervisor.

Duration:01:25:10

S5E5 - "Masquerade"

9/16/2021
This week, the ER staff gets a little spooky, Jerry does a little thievery, Corday tries her best to get Benton to lighten up a little bit, Kerry’s promotion chances seem to be getting lower by the minute, Mark makes assumptions that cost a patient dearly, Dale proves he’s still an insensitive prick, Jen has some major news for Mark, and Carter chaperones a dorm party that turns ugly.

Duration:01:13:21

STT Interviews: Dinah Lenney

9/12/2021
On this month’s edition of STT Interviews, we’re talking with Dinah Lenney. ER fans know Dinah best as OR nurse Shirley! Dinah shared with us her unique perspective on being on the show for nearly all 15 seasons and yet still not quite feeling like a full fledged part of the cast. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:00:38:18

S5E4 - "Vanishing Act"

9/9/2021
This week, Corday gets a reality check as she begins her first day as an intern, Kerry has her big interview for chief, Lucy misplaces a dead body, Doug disagrees with Romano about how best to treat a child, Benton begins speech therapy with Reese, a dog gets the better of Mark, and Carol attempts to persuade a young gang member to break the cycle of violence.

Duration:01:14:34

S5E3 - "They Treat Horses, Don't They?"

9/2/2021
This week, Jerry has an interesting experience with a sick horse, Kerry is the last to know about Doug’s new position, Corday has her last day as a surgical fellow, Mark gets called into the field to help a man with a bomb strapped to his chest, Doug cares for a young girl with cancer, Carter accidentally violates a DNR order, and Lucy is still struggling with her IVs.

Duration:01:12:08

S5E2 - "Split Second"

8/26/2021
This week, Corday’s father is in town as she considers her next career move, the AC in the ER is on the fritz, Mark gets some first hand experience with the paramedics, Lucy is still struggling with basic procedures, Baby Reese gets a hearing test, Romano gets put in his place, and Carter experiences the joys of dorm life.

Duration:01:10:53

S5E1 - "Day for Knight"

8/19/2021
On this week’s season 5 premiere, 3rd-year medical student Lucy Knight has a chaotic first day at County General. Also, Carter is sporting a new look, Mark gets an unorthodox job offer (and maybe isn’t the best tour guide), Doug grudgingly accepts his punishment for the detox baby, Carol gets disrespected, and the staff celebrate Jerry’s birthday.

Duration:01:30:21

Patreon Preview: Season 4 Recap

8/12/2021
4 seasons down! This week the hosts offer up some general thoughts on the season as a whole, break down some interesting stats, say a final goodbye to some of the many characters who left, curse the awards makers for not letting ER have any yet again, and hear what the listeners had to say about it all. Want to hear the whole episode? Head on over to patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast and subscribe at the $5 level for nearly an hour of extra insanity and awards presentations!

Duration:00:45:48

STT Interviews: Kristin Minter

8/8/2021
On this month’s edition of STT Interviews, we’re talking with Kristin Minter; better known to ER fans as Randi! Kristin shared with us her feelings on her first day on set as well as her thoughts on some of Randi’s more outrageous outfits. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:00:24:32

S4E22 - "A Hole in the Heart"

8/5/2021
On this week’s season 4 finale, Carol has suspicions that a patient may be more depressed than he lets on, the fallout from Doug’s rogue procedure ripples through the ER, Kerry makes her case for being the permanent ER chief, Corday finds herself without a sponsor, Carter cares for a coma patient, and Anna gets Bob’d.

Duration:01:25:03

S4E21 - "Suffer the Little Children"

7/29/2021
This week, Max settles in at County to study a possible pediatric ER, Corday learns a lesson in interracial relationships, Romano makes a surprising discovery, Doug does some sneaking in order to break a baby’s addiction to methadone, Jeanie suspects a cold may be something more, and Anna treats a famous televangelist after a botched plastic surgery.

Duration:01:20:31

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