Do One, Teach One, Kill One

Season 2, Ep 3, Aired 10/5/95
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  • Episode Description
  • Carter gets his first patient, and loses him. Susan's feud with Weaver intensifies when she demands all of Susan's procedures be cleared with her. Chloe abandons Little Susie again for a lucrative career in the flea market business. Carol finishes her paramedic recertification by picking up a very overweight, lethargic man, after which Shep hits on her. Jeanie ends her relationship with Benton. Wendy conducts interviews with various ER staffers for an article on Mark. Doug cares for a four-year-old Asian boy with AIDS.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Paul Manning (III)

  • Felix Enriquez Alcalá

  • Abraham Benrubi


  • Yvette Freeman


  • Joe Costanza

    Ed Menke

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • All this in one episode?!

    By SzaraHill, Aug 07, 2006

  • I enjoyed this one

    By DanLC03, Sep 15, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Malik: Hey, big guy, love the tie. Jerry: Thank you, Malik. Thank you very much. Chuny: What's the occasion? Jerry: Well, since you asked... I've been promoted. Mark: To what? Jerry: Supervising emergency service coordinator. Malik: More money, huh? Jerry: Unfortunately, no. Chuny: Better benefits? Jerry: No. Mark: More responsibility? Jerry: No. Mark: Well, congratulations.

    • Greene: An exciting case? Here's one: Guy comes in, hypovolemic shock. Defibrillated ten, fifteen times. We maxed out on lidocaine, added bretylium, finally shocked him back to sinus, goes bradycardic. So I float a transvenous pacemaker, get capture, he stops breathing. I had to climb on, intubate him cowboy-style right there on the table. Wendy: Wow! Greene: Man. Wendy: What happened? Greene: He died.

    • Ross: What can I say about Mark Greene that hasn't already been said? I think everybody knows how he overcame adversity as a child of Quakers, his years in exile, his political writings and limericks, his mod period with the turtlenecks, his blue period, and of course, his ruthless march to power and the silencing of his rivals.

    • Haleh: I've known Mark Greene since he was a wet-behind-the-ears med student. He had the most beautiful curly blond hair, and so polite. All I'd do was ask and he would be cleaning the bedpans and changing the sheets. He was the best scut-puppy I ever had. Wendy: So would you say that, back then, he was sort of "green"? Haleh: No, Wendy, I would never say that.

    • Shep: You know what your problem is, Hathaway? You've been going out with too many doctors.

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    Notes (2)

    • Music: "I'm a Poached Egg," George and Ira Gershwin (sung by Mitchell, the rabbit guy); "Adagio for Strings," Samuel Barber

    • In this episode, Kristen Minter makes her first appearance as desk clerk Randi.

    Trivia (3)

    • Susan Lewis notices a new board on the wall, with pictures of ER doctors, which was implemented by new ER Chief Kerry Weaver. Among the known ER doctors are pictures of producers Joe Sachs, John Wells, and Wendy Spence Rosato, all wearing lab coats and carrying stethoscopes.

    • A TIPS (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt) procedure involves putting a wire stent from the hepatic vein through the liver to the portal vein.

    • AZT (azidothymidine), one of Chia-Chia's medications, is credited as being the first approved antiviral drug for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).

    Allusions (1)

    • Title: "Do One, Teach One, Kill One" The title of this episode is a twist on the saying "See one, do one, teach one," a traditional format for acquiring medical skills. It is based on a 3-step process: visualize, perform, regurgitate.

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