ER/Night Shift

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Night Shift
Season 3, Episode 11
Airdate January 16, 1997
Production Number 465411
Written by Paul Manning
Directed by Jonathan Kaplan
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Night Shift is the eleventh episode of the third season of ER, and the fifty-ninth episode overall.

Starring: Anthony Edwards (Dr. Mark Greene), George Clooney (Dr. Doug Ross), 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: John Aylward (Dr. Donald Anspaugh), Jorja Fox (Dr. Maggie Doyle), Deborah May (Mary Cain), Ellen Crawford (Lydia Wright), Laura Cerón (Chuny Marquez), John Rubinstein (), Ann Hearn (Shelly), Bellina Logan (Kit), James McDonnell (), William Calvert ()

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

Special Guest Stars: Glenne Headly (Dr. Abby Keaton), Kirsten Dunst (Charlie)

Guest Starring (end credits): Bruce Wright ()

Co-Starring: Conni Marie Brazelton (Conni Oligario), Deezer D. (Malik McGrath), Vanessa Marquez (Wendy Goldman), Kristin Minter (Randi Fronczak)

Emily Wagner (Pickman), Suzanne Carney (Janet), Brian Lester (Dumar), Dino Anello (Orderly), Charles Dugan (Mr. Risse), David McKnight (Janitor)


Plot Overview

During the night shift at County General, Mark bends the rules to care for a woman with meningitis who refuses treatment and he later gets intimate with Chuny; Doug and Carol take care of Charlie after she comes to the ER badly beaten; Carol tries to find a solution to the hospital's budget issues which could affect the nursing staff; Weaver talks Jeanie into helping her out with a study about the effect of exercise on night-shift workers; after Benton gives Gant a hard time, Gant goes to Anspaugh; towards the end of the episode, the doctors treat a man who threw himself in front a train and are shocked when they learn that the man's identity is Dr. Gant.


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