Chicago Hope - Season 4

CBS (ended 2000)


No Editor

User Score: 0

Episode Guide

  • Physician, Heal Thyself
    When Dr. Wilkes takes his son to school, gunfire erupts. The victims are brought to Chicago Hope and Wilkes finds himself having to deal with his sons post-traumatic distress. Kronk reacts more emotionally now that he's a father. The situation brings up issues about his son's death for Phillip. Dr. Catera operates on the shooter. Kate is having flashbacks from the incident at the cabin. And all of Dr. Shutt's skills are put to the test.moreless
  • Absent Without Leave
    Aaron is spurred on to be spontaneous, and goes AWOL to California with Samara (Lauren Bacall). Wilkes takes an interest in a single mother who is HIV+ and a crack addict. Billy's eccentric mother makes an unannounced visit. A woman offers Dr. Hancock money to sterilize patients who are drug addicts.moreless
  • Risky Business
    Risky Business
    Episode 22
    Hancock's colleagues react badly when he consults with them about treating a 12 year old who is gender dysphoric. And while the patient's mother is confused, her boyfriend is violent when he hears about it. A famous artist who has an inoperable brain tumor befriends Aaron. Karen Wilder and Dr. Austin clash over the treatment of a pregnant woman. Dr. Austin wants to operate on the woman to cure a hernia that is hurting the fetus. Karen Wilder believes that they should wait because there was so much risk to the fetus by operating now. Lisa is jealous when Jack has lunch with his an old flame - Karen Wilder.moreless
  • Bridge Over Troubled Watters

    Dr. Watters' son is found dead in his apartment and Phillip must accept the fact that he committed suicide. Dr. Austin brings her daughter to the hospital and she becomes fascinated with the blood and guts aspects of her mother's work. Dr. Catera becomes uncomfortable with Dr. McNeil's romantic pursuits, until she watches one of her patients (who is in much the same situation).

  • Deliverance
    Episode 20
    When Diane goes into labor, and Billy can't be found, she asks Kate to be her coach. Wilkes must keep an abusive man busy while he treats his family to keep them safe from him. McNeil talks Catera into letting him take dance lessons with her. Diane needs an emergency c-section when she starts bleeding profusely and the baby goes into distress.moreless
  • Objects are Closer Than They Appear
    Wilkes needs to figure out how a presumably healthy 15 year old dies, so her identical twin doesn't meet the same fate. A young friend of Kate's daughter is brought into the ER in cardiac arrest. The estranged brother of a comatose lesbian wants to make the medical decisions for her instead of her longtime partner.moreless
  • Waging Bull
    Waging Bull
    Episode 18
    Dr. McNeil attends a medical convention in Las Vegas, believing he can control his gambling addiction. After the son of a close friend dies, McNeil begins gambling again. Watters, Shutt, and Wilkes are forced to share a room in the hotel, when it is overbooked for the convention.
  • Liver, Hold the Mushrooms
    A family eats poisonous mushrooms and the mother and two sons must receive a liver transplant. A donor is found for the mother and the father is a match for the two sons. The father decides to have a live donor transplant, but is told by Kronk that only one of his children can receive the organ. Austin and Cacaci have to attend a sensitivity seminar, which only makes Austin worse. With Shutt's help a patient remembers a sexual abuse that happened during childhood, but the parent vehemently deny it ever happening. Drs. Grad and Kronk get kicked out of lamaze class.moreless
  • The Things We Do For Love
    Catera and McNeil cross swords when her fascination with his brother gets too personal. Billy begins to feel "in over his head" with the impending birth of his child, so he becomes involved in a bar fight to blow off steam. Austin introduces Danny to her daughter. Watters moonlights as a stand-up comic.moreless
  • The Ties that Bind
    The Ties that Bind
    Episode 15
    Catera must operate on a 5-year-old who is suddenly stricken with seizures. An HIV-postive friend of Dr. Grad's talks to her about the advisability of getting pregnant. When Diane discovers a lump in her breast, she is afraid that neither of them will see their children grow up. A mother and daughter come into the ER handcuffed together, and have a number of crises.moreless
  • Psychodrama
    Episode 14
    Watters is on crutches after a basketball injury and thinks he has witnessed a murder. Austin receives a bird from Danny, the electrician she's been dating, which causes havoc in the hospital. Diane believes she has found her birthmother. McNeil is unpleasantly surprised by a visit from his brother.
  • Memento Mori
    Memento Mori
    Episode 13
    Shutt and Catera debate how to treat a mystery woman who is either experiencing a religious miracle or a psychotic episode. The hospital loses electricity in the dead of winter. Austin must do emergency surgery on a close friend. A pregnant Dr. Grad feels unattractive.
  • Broken Hearts
    Broken Hearts
    Episode 12
    Austin operates on a pregnant patient with a damaged heart and learns that she had taken the controversial diet pill Phen-phen. An accident reunites Watters and an old flame, the woman he had an affair with. Shutt has his first breakthrough. McNeil and Catera grow closer, while Jack strings Karen Wilder along.. Kate is dealing with the trauma at the cabin, but she feels alone in dealing with it. Diane works with a woman who has a cyst on her ovary... but believes it is a fetus and refuses to remove it.moreless
  • On Golden Pons
    On Golden Pons
    Episode 11
    After a little too much holiday cheer Wilkes is charged with a DUI and must serve a community service in Dr. Hancock's clinic. Watters discovers that his accountant has left the country with Watters money. Shutt turns over a patient to Catera, and the two clash over whether she should perform a dangerous surgery on the patient. Dr. McNeil is elected to play Santa and is a huge hit in the childrens ward. Grad receives her Christmas present a little early.moreless
  • All in the Family
    All in the Family
    Episode 10
    Shutt has his first group counseling session with a family, and tries to help a young man whose brother commited suicide. Wilkes father comes back into his life. Hancock and McNeil try to treat a boy whom he suspects is abused, even though the child and his father deny the abuse.moreless
  • Cabin Fever
    Cabin Fever
    Episode 9
    McNeil offers his cabin to Drs. Austin, Catera, and Grad, whom each want to get away from the city for a while. While at the cabin they receive a visit from an unexpected and deadly visitor.
  • Winging It
    Winging It
    Episode 8
    Austin and NcNeil fly to London for a conference and are forced to perform lifesaving surgery with only an airline medical kit. Shutt begins his psychiatric residency.
  • White Trash
    White Trash
    Episode 7
    A clueless, but despondent teen is hiding a terrible secret, with life and death consequences. A man who is brought to the ER has been brutally raped. Austin begins her relationship with Danny. Drs. Kronk and Grad wed at the airport as Billy departs. A young basketball player has a career-threatening heart defect.moreless
  • The Lung and the Restless
    Kate suspects that the parents of a boy who needs a lung transplant may have pressured his sister, who is mentally retarded, into being his donor. Diane learns that she's pregnant. Billy announces that he's going to South America. Aaron tries biofeedback.
  • ... And the Hand Played On
    Dr. Shutt may have brain damage after his aneurism, so a new neurosurgeon, Dr. Lisa Catera, is brought into the hospital. Dr. Austin gets trapped on an elevator with a sexy electrician.
  • Sympathy for the Devil
    Aaron wakes up from a coma, but it still hasn't been determined if he has brain damage. Dr. Grad treats a clueless 15 year old girl who is HIV positive. Dr. Kronk must decide whether or not to grant the request of a convicted child molester who wants to be castrated. McNeil, feeling a high from his newly found recovery, doesn't want Hancock's patient to have an "easy cure" for heroin addiction.moreless
  • Brain Salad Surgery
    After suffering from an aneurysm, Dr. Shutt hallucinates, and views his life as a musical.
  • The Incredible Adventures of Baron von Munchausen... by Proxy
    A 9 year old with extensive hospitalizations might be the victim of her mother's medical abuse. Shutt looks for answers when his patient dies during a routine procedure. Watters orders McNeil to join Gamblers Anonymous after he is arrested. Kronk realizes that he wants a child, but Grad isn't sure she does.moreless
  • Guns 'n' Roses
    Guns 'n' Roses
    Episode 1
    A friend of Phillip's late wife needs a heart transplant, and will apparently do anything to get it, raising Kate's suspicion. Gang warfare breaks out in the E.R. Jack talks Aaron into performing a risky surgery. Billy and Diane get back together.