ER/Fear of Flying

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Fear of Flying
Season 3, Episode 6
Airdate November 7, 1996
Production Number 465406
Written by Lance Gentile
Directed by Christopher Chulack
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Fear of Flying is the sixth episode of the third season of ER, and the fifty-fourth episode overall.

Starring: Anthony Edwards (Dr. Mark Greene), George Clooney (Dr. Doug Ross), Sherry Stringfield (Dr. Susan Lewis), Noah Wyle (Dr. John Carter), Julianna Margulies (Nurse Carol Hathaway), Gloria Reuben (Jeanie Boulet), Laura Innes (Dr. Kerry Weaver) (credit only)

and Eriq La Salle (Dr. Peter Benton)

Guest Starring: Abraham Benrubi (Jerry Markovic), Jorjan Fox (Dr. Maggie Doyle), Dwier Brown (Dr. David Herlihy), Cecil Hoffmann (Gail Herlihy), Jenny O'Hara (Nurse Rhonda Sterling), Ellen Crawford (Lydia Wright), Bellina Logan (Kit)

Special Appearance by: Omar Epps (Dr. Dennis Gant)

Special Guest Star: Glenne Headly (Dr. Abby Keaton)

Guest Starring (end credits): Anna Berger (Mr. Brazil's Caregiver), Chris Edwards (William Litman)

Co-Starring: Conni Marie Brazelton (Conni Oligario), Laura Cerón (Chuny Marquez), Kristin Minter (Randi Fronczak)

Emily Wagner (Pickman), Perry Anzilotti (Perry), James "Ike" Eichling (Hurst), Larry Eisenberg (Skinner), Carole Goldman (Doc), James Krag (Dumary), Geoff Meed (Bart), Joshua Patterson (Zach #1), Jonathan Patterson (Zach #2), Meg Thalken (McManus)


Plot Overview

Susan must overcome her fear of flying when she and Mark travel to the scene of a car accident by helicopter to help a family injured in the accident; when Benton operates on the family's infant daughter, he makes a critical error which puts the baby's condition in danger; Carol deals with an incompetent nurse working in the ER.


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