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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

S5E22 - "Getting to Know You"

1/13/2022
On this week’s season finale, Carol gets some interesting news during an ultrasound, Jeanie finally comes clean with Reggie, the battle of Benton v. Carla kicks off, Kerry brings in a seemingly abandoned toddler, Romano finally gets put in his place after making a baffling decision about the ER, Carter didn’t mind his own damn business and Lucy must now suffer because of it, and Mark opens up to Corday.

Duration:01:10:03

STT Interviews: Samantha Corbin-Miller

1/9/2022
On this edition of STT Interviews, we're delighted to sit down with Samantha Corbin-Miller. Samantha was a writer on the series between 1996 and 1998. She shared with us what it's like being tasked with bringing down America's sweetheart, Doug Ross as well as the dreaded Episode 19 assignment. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:00:47:34

S5E21 - "Responsible Parties"

1/6/2022
This week, the winner of the trauma fellowship is decided, Carol finally tells Doug about her pregnancy, Carter needs to mind his own damn business, Mark treats a woman accompanied by some “FBI” agents, Romano has some choice words for Benton regarding his future, and the whole staff rallies to help 3 teenage burn victims (and help find the 4th).

Duration:01:11:15

S5E20 - "Power"

12/30/2021
This week, stormy weather plays hell with the power at County General, Carol decides how to tell Doug about her pregnancy, Lucy, back doing another ER rotation, cares for an elderly woman with a suspicious wound, Carter treats a perfume saleswoman, and Corday witnesses the aftermath of a sexual assault.

Duration:01:13:08

The Bes-tt of STT: Season 2

12/25/2021
Happy holidays from all of us at STT! We hope you and your family are enjoying a safe, happy and healthy holiday season. As is tradition for this time of year, we took a look back at some of the best moments of seasons gone by and this time it’s Season 2’s turn in the Delorean! We hope you enjoy this look back at the best, brightest and weirdest moments in STT, Season 2!

Duration:02:34:10

S5E19 - "Rites of Spring"

12/23/2021
This week, Jeanie cares for the reverend of a local church, Carter supervises a high school student interested in a future in medicine, Carol and Lynette butt heads over Coco’s follow-up care, Lucy flexes her psychiatry muscles with a troubled foster kid, Mark and Corday try to get to a surgical conference, and Benton gets an ultimatum regarding his future.

Duration:01:10:39

S5E18 - "Point of Origin"

12/16/2021
This week, Benton’s plans get disrupted by a hotshot surgeon, Kerry helps a woman who she thinks may be her mother, Mobalage has one last shot at staying in the US, Corday learns of some new competition for the trauma fellowship, Carol cares for Coco after Coco has her baby, Carter jumps to conclusions, and April Fool’s Day shenanigans are everywhere in the ER.

Duration:01:29:15

STT Interviews: Louie Liberti

12/12/2021
On this month's edition of STT Interviews, we're talking with Louie Liberti, better known to ER fans as Paramedic Bardelli. Louie appeared in 48 episodes across 5 seasons and shared with us the pressures that come with being a character that's supposed to be seen but not always heard as well as what it was like being a part of another character's iconic death scene. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:00:43:22

S4E17 - "Sticks & Stones"

12/9/2021
This week, Carter has a rather eventful day as he rides along with the paramedics, Lucy tries to navigate some tricky family dynamics while treating an elderly cancer patient, A pro wrestler attracts the attention of the ER, Kubby is awake and has some important info about her stabbing, Jeanie gets some new light shed on the source of her Hep C infection, and Carol adjusts to life without Doug.

Duration:01:30:12

S5E16 - "Middle of Nowhere"

12/2/2021
This week, Benton heads to rural Mississippi to help out a nurse practitioner with a broken leg. While there, he learns about the disparities in health care access, makes some new friends, experiences some good ol’ southern racism, delivers a baby under dubious circumstances, and saves the lives of some fishermen after a shrimp boat accident. Also, the hosts are joined by fan of the show Aaron Burgin to help get a different perspective on the themes of the episode.

Duration:01:56:24

S5E15 - "The Storm: Part 2"

11/25/2021
This week, Doug’s time on the show finally comes to a close (after nearly killing Jeanie), Mark aids the firefighters and paramedics at the scene of the crash, word of Carter and Lucy’s hookup spreads, Kubby is rushed to the ER, Carol chooses a successor to run the clinic, and Ricky’s dad has some choice words for Doug before he leaves.

Duration:01:39:37

S5E14 - "The Storm: Part 1"

11/18/2021
This week, Doug is in a tight spot because he may have done some light assisted suicide, Ricky’s father enters the picture and wants Doug charged with murder, Peter considers ways to improve his finances, Carter and Lucy do some ill-advised hooking up, Mark convinces Mobalage to have an operation, Carol’s clinic is shut down, and a school bus is involved in a major accident following a snow storm.

Duration:01:34:38

STT Interviews: Abraham Benrubi

11/14/2021
On this month's edition of STT Interviews, we're talking with the legend himself, Abe Benrubi! Better known to ER fans as Unit Services Coordinator (and official STT mascot) Jerry Markovic, Abe shared with us his fondest memories about his time on the show as well as how ER stacks up with the dozens of other film and television projects he's been a part of. Want two week early access to all our cast & crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:00:50:22

S5E13 - "Choosing Joi"

11/11/2021
This week, Doug takes even bigger steps to help Joi and ease Ricky’s pain, Lucy flexes her surgical muscles, everyone’s favorite radiologist reappears from the void, Carol advocates for a nomadic woman with a few too many furry friends, Mark helps out a janitor with back problems, and Kerry’s investigation hits a major roadblock.

Duration:01:07:07

S5E12 - "Double Blind"

11/4/2021
This week, Doug breaks the rules of a clinical trial to help a dying boy, Carter can’t cook, Jerry plays DJ in the ER, Lucy begins her surgical rotation, a paramedic makes a serious mistake, Jeanie advocates for a patient with a partially amputated finger, Mark weighs his future career options, Benton operates on a patient who claims to be 140, and haha fat people are funny, am I right?

Duration:01:18:39

S5E11 - “Nobody Doesn’t Like Amanda Lee”

10/28/2021
This week, Amanda Lee’s true nature is revealed, Carol and Doug care for an exhausted mother and her chronically ill son, Dale continues to be a sleaze, tempers flare after a deadly car accident, Benton operates on a deaf woman’s granddaughter, and Reggie flirts with Jeanie in the worst way.

Duration:01:22:15

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