ER/Let the Games Begin

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Let the Games Begin
Season 3, Episode 2
Airdate October 3, 1996
Production Number 465402
Written by Lydia Woodward
Directed by Tom Moore
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Let the Games Begin is the second episode of the third season of ER, and the fiftieth 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)

and Eriq La Salle (Dr. Peter Benton)

Guest Starring: Abraham Benrubi (Jerry Markovic), Isabella Hofmann (AIDS Clinic Doctor), John Aylward (Dr. Donald Anspaugh), Raye Birk (Mr. Hartley), Yvette Freeman Haleh), Ellen Crawford (Lydia Wright)

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

Special Guest Stars: Eileen Brennan (Betty), Rose Gregorio (Helen Hathaway)

with Michael Beach (Al Boulet)

and William H. Macy (Dr. Morgenstern)

Guest Starring (end credits): Elizabeth Barondes (Heather), Tony Carreiro (Brent Smythe), Matt Landers (Mr. Travels)

Eric Christmas (Heath), Nancy Linari (Puro), Mary Anne McGarry (Wakely), Steve Vinovich (Lentloff)

Co-Starring: Conni Marie Brazelton (Conni Oligario), Laura Cerón (Chuny Marquez), Deezer D. (Malik McGrath), Kristin Minter (Randi), Charles Noland (E-Ray)

Emily Wagner (Pickman), Matthew Thomas Carey (David), Kate Goehring (Julie), Bridget Hoffman (Mrs. Bradley), Mike Houlihan (Tow Truck Driver), Brian Lester (Dumar), Marji Martin (PCP Woman), Danny Roque (Manny), Emily Rossman (Lisa), Adam Sutton (Alex), Walter Teper (Security Man), Alma Washington (Passenger)


Plot Overview

County General and Southside Hospital merge together and Dr. Donald Anspaugh becomes the hospital's new Chief of Staff; Jeanie tries to keep her HIV-positive status a secret; Mark and Susan each have disastrous blind dates, but end up enjoying each other's company when they hang out with each other; Carol considers selling her house to help solve her financial issues.


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