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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

S6E18 - "Match Made in Heaven"

5/26/2022
This week, Abby handles a delicate situation involving a pregnant mother of five, Kerry’s suspension leaves the ER in disarray, Luka’s heart patient and Carter’s workman’s comp case have a bit of a mix up, Cleo gets a second opinion on a surgical case, Carter has some anger issues, and David’s home care isn’t going as well as Mark had hoped.

Duration:01:28:36

S6E17 - "Viable Options"

5/19/2022
This week, Romano decides to spend some time in the ER, Carter’s past comes back to haunt him, Luka evaluates a series of patients for a kidney transplant, Kerry tries to get the best care possible for a young girl, Chen treats a man with a degenerative illness, a prescription mix up lands Benton and Cleo in hot water, and David makes plans for his end of life care.

Duration:01:27:56

S6E16 - "Under Control"

5/12/2022
This week, a barely functional Carter returns to work, Mark and David take a trip down memory lane, Chen has the hots for an ICU nurse, Corday desperately tries to keep a potential organ donor alive, Abby makes a mistake which Benton tries to fix, and the ER is completely overwhelmed by patients.

Duration:01:06:27

STT Interviews: Terence Nightingall

5/8/2022
On this mont's edition of STT Interviews, we're chatting with Terence Nightingall. Terence was a steadicam operator and director for over ten years on the show and he shared with us his unique perspective being behind the camera for so many of the show's most iconic moments. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:00:56:17

S6E15 - "Be Patient"

5/5/2022
This week, Carter tries his best to put on a brave face as he slowly recovers, Mark and Corday’s parents seem to be having some fun together, an exhausted Chen continues to try and take on Carter and Lucy’s workloads, Carol treats two high school girls who may have an STI, Abby gets a feeling that a patient may be worse off than he seems, Luka and Benton butt heads over a surgical case, and Lucy’s mom comes to collect Lucy’s belongings.

Duration:01:19:46

S6E14 - "All in the Family"

4/28/2022
This week, after Kerry makes a shocking discovery, the hospital staff rallies to try and save Lucy and Carter.

Duration:02:09:36

S6E13 - "Be Still My Heart"

4/21/2022
This week, Lucy treats a man who she suspects may have psychiatric problems, Carter returns to his peak know-it-all phase, Abby gets a lesson in end of life care, Romano operates on his best friend, Mark accidentally arranges a double date for Valentine’s Day, Carol, Luka, Corday, and Benton all try to save two parents after a bad car crash, and Chen and Malucci bicker over the best course of treatment for a cancer patient.

Duration:01:51:44

S6E12 - "Abby Road"

4/14/2022
This week, the flu is ravaging both the ER patients and its staff, Carter tries to get through to an angry child with a progressive illness, Benton has to bend the rules to get a little girl treatment for her scars, Cleo treats a boy who is using HGH, Luka resorts to trickery to prove a mom is abusing her son, and medical student Abby Lockheart joins the ER staff.

Duration:01:29:23

STT Interviews: Noah Wyle

4/10/2022
On this month's edition of STT Interviews, we're chatting with John Carter MD himself, Noah Wyle. Noah shared with us what an amazing ride his nearly 15 years on the show was as well as how he once made George Clooney a little jealous. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:00:54:42

S6E11 - "The Domino Heart"

4/7/2022
This week, Lucy faces reality after a procedure she orchestrated goes south, Carol returns from maternity leave, Carter and Chen butt heads over what the best way is to help a woman and her mother, a water outage complicates patient care for the entire hospital, Mark treats a man whom he suspects is a domestic violence victim, Corday concludes her time with Dean, and the romance between Benton and Cleo begins, for better or worse. #Bench

Duration:01:11:07

S6E10 - "Family Matters"

3/31/2022
This week, Corday employs some dark methods to try and get information from Dean, Dr. Jing-Mei Chen makes her grand return to County General, Mark flies to San Diego to help his dad let go of their family home, Benton and Cleo have differing opinions on how best to help an overworked basketball player, Luka’s attempts to help two struggling brothers are undermined, and Carter helps Chen out of a sticky situation involving a runaway teen.

Duration:01:12:09

S6E9 - "How the Finch Stole Christmas"

3/24/2022
This week, Carter inadvertently starts collecting guns, Lucy goes above and beyond to help a woman in need of a heart transplant, Corday has to convince Dean to let her save his leg, Carol is overwhelmed by the twins, Benton tries to care for an older gentleman who’s refusing a life-saving operation, and Cleo finally gets Chad the help he needs for his alcoholism.

Duration:01:19:32

S6E8 - "Great Expectations"

3/17/2022
This week, Luka helps a very much in labor Carol get to the ER, Kerry helps deliver the first twin: Tess, Malucci has a thing or two to teach Carter, Corday is forced to deal with the Greene family after Mark has to leave to help Carol, and the one, the only, Abby Lockheart makes her debut and helps Carol deliver the second twin: Kate.

Duration:01:34:13

STT Interviews: Dave Chameides

3/13/2022
On this month's edition of STT Interviews, we're chatting with Dave Chameides. Dave was a steadicam operator and director between 1996-1999. He shared with us what it was like being the one behind the camera for the ambitious live episode as well as how ER's visual style continued to push the envelope year after year. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/settingthetonepodcast

Duration:01:22:52

S6E7 - "Humpty Dumpty"

3/10/2022
Content warning for discussions of sexual assault. This week, Lucy and Cleo disagree on how best to help an alcoholic teen, Carter is drunk with power, Corday decides to play God while attending to a seriously injured suspected rapist, Luka and Kerry care for the rapist’s victim, Carol checks in on Meg in the jail ward, and Gabe manages to save one more life on his way out of the ER.

Duration:01:15:43

S6E6 - "The Peace of Wild Things"

3/3/2022
This week, Gabe’s increasingly frequent memory issues cause Kerry to dig into his past (and make some hard decisions), Carol pulls a move with Meg only Doug could love, Carter learns from past mistakes and helps ease an older woman’s husband towards a dignified end, Cleo has some harsh words for a diabetic child and his father, Mark gets a little blown up, Benton pleads his case to Carla, and we say goodbye to Jeanie Boulet.

Duration:01:37:35

S6E5 - "Truth and Consequences"

2/24/2022
This week, Malucci tries to get the story on Kerry’s need for a cane, Benton navigates a tricky situation with blood donations for a patient, Lucy cares for a young “creatively challenged” artist, an explosion at a school science lab completely overwhelms Gabe, Jeanie worries about Carlos, Carol tries to get Meg into rehab, and the long national nightmare that is Carter and Elaine is mercifully over.

Duration:01:21:53

S6E4 - "Sins of the Fathers"

2/17/2022
Content warning for talk of suicide. This week, Cleo and Yosh treat a little girl who can only be described as the spawn of Satan, Carol helps a pregnant waitress get some prenatal care, Dave needs some work on his bedside manner, Mark treats a young man who attempted suicide, Corday tries to navigate some bad press, Carter continues to ignore Elaine’s boundaries, and Gabe tries to get to the bottom of what really happened with the suicidal teen.

Duration:01:11:09

STT Interviews: Robin Bronner

2/13/2022
On this month's edition of STT Interviews, we're talking with Robin Bronner. Robin was an assistant director on the show for a total of 79 episodes between 1999-2003. She shared with us the crucial role an assistant director plays in making sure each episode is completed on schedule as well as what we as viewers maybe take for granted that's actually quite difficult to achieve. Want two week early access to all our cast and crew interviews? Consider becoming a patron at...

Duration:01:00:21

S6E3 - "Greene With Envy"

2/10/2022
This week, Corday is forced to babysit a reporter writing about the hospital, Carter still doesn’t understand HIPAA, Lucy helps Kovac care for an abused woman, love is in the air as Reggie and Jeanie get married, Kerry is a little obsessed with badges but has a surprise for Jeanie, Benton deals with the fallout of Carla’s revelation, and Mark butts heads with Dr. Gabriel Lawrence, the new ER attending.

Duration:01:14:57