The Best Episodes of ER

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There are so many intense episodes of ER, that have you caught up in the life-saving drama, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "All in the Family" the best, or is "Love's Labor Lost" your favorite episode of ER? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of ER are, let's rank these ER episodes from best to worst.

ER is an American medical drama set in a fictional Chicago emergency room. The cast includes such talented actors as Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle, and more. ER premiered on NBC on September 19, 1994. During its 15-season run, ER won 23 Primetime Emmy Awards.

Vote up your favorite episodes of ER, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be tough to put one ER episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    Weaver discovers Carter and Lucy. As police begin to arrive, Benton rushes between the two, being the only surgical resident on duty. Greene and Corday are paged to return to the hospital. Carter almost loses his kidney, but with quick thinking by Anspaugh, Benton is able to save it and Carter will be okay. On the other hand, Lucy has her chest cracked because her heart stops but she is stabilized. In the OR waiting room, while waiting for emergency surgery to fix a life-threatening blood clot, Lucy flatlines. Romano and Corday desperately try to save her life but she dies and the staff receives the news. Meanwhile, Paul Sobriki is found running naked down Michigan Avenue and is...  more
    • Original Airing: Feb 17 2000
    • Season: ER, Season 6
    • Episode Number: 14
    • Series: ER
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    Mark realizes he missed a diagnosis on a pregnant woman when she seizes outside, moments after leaving the ER. Greene, Lewis, Carter & Chen work together to try to deliver Jodi O'Brien's child and save Jodi's life in a very difficult delivery. Peter grapples with his own demons in the wake of his mother's collapse....  more
    • Original Airing: Mar 09 1995
    • Season: ER, Season 1
    • Episode Number: 19
    • Series: ER
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    A severe blizzard leaves the ER utterly devoid of patients, leaving the staff free to goof off. In the middle of their fun, a call comes from dispatch, informing the ER of a 40-car pile-up with dozens of casualties. The ER goes from being deserted to capacity. All surgeons are called in. Bob surprises everyone with a quick and life-saving decision. A new doctor, Angela Hicks, arrives just at the right time. Ross and Linda return from the Caribbean just as Carol makes a surprise announcement....
    • Original Airing: Dec 08 1994
    • Season: ER, Season 1
    • Episode Number: 10
    • Series: ER
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    In the middle of a torrential rainstorm, Dr. Ross stumbles across a child trapped in a drainage pipe rapidly filling with water. Doug does everything possible to save the boy, Ben Larkin. Harper develops a bond with a young girl with separated parents....  more
    • Original Airing: Nov 09 1995
    • Season: ER, Season 2
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Series: ER
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