NBC (ended 2009)



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ER follows the medical personnel and patients in the emergency room of Chicago's fictional County General Hospital. Created by best-selling author Michael Crichton ("Jurassic Park") and produced by John Wells ("The West Wing"), Christopher Chulack ("Third Watch"), David Zabel ("JAG"), and R. Scott Gemmill ("Jonny Zero"), the Emmy Award-winning series has completed fourteen seasons as one of television's highest-rated dramas. The doctors and nurses of County's ER confront the daily challenges of a busy urban hospital, including overcrowded waiting rooms, staffing shortages, and the impact of life-and-death decisions. While they teach the next generation of doctors, each must tackle the demands of their personal lives, at times unsuccessfully.
Noah Wyle

Noah Wyle

Dr. John Carter

Maura Tierney

Maura Tierney

Dr. Abby Lockhart

Goran Visnjic

Goran Visnjic

Dr. Luka Kovac

Linda Cardellini

Linda Cardellini

Nurse Sam Taggart

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

Dr. Mark Greene

Sherry Stringfield

Sherry Stringfield

Dr. Susan Lewis

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Fan Reviews (367)

  • About the series

    It got great writing episodes in season two, casting in season one & three, main title design in season one, acting for Julianna Margulies in season one & sally field in season seven.
  • New Fan-BIG fan!

    Hi, I'm new to the show here in the (believe it or not), and I love the show completely. I am mid stream with the story demise-blubb!!), but I am enjoying it immensely, and want to thank you guys for first class acting, script, production, story line, and hard work. Loving it all, so much so I am tempted to buy the whole series and watch it all from the beginning!! Considering the amount of rubbish thrown on TV these days, this series makes a refreshing change, so thank you all once again!! New fan, big fan-always!moreless
  • best show ever!!!

    I have watched every episode from every season and continue to watch them till this day. I am not a big tv watcher but this show has been the only one to keep my attention for such a long time. I still miss it! Have all the episodes and watch daily. My husband cannot fall asleep at night unless he hears the theme music in the background. He thinks something is wrong if it is not playing! LOVE IT!!!!moreless
  • Didn't watch after George Clonney left.

    but I did enjoy the first couple seasons and I watched the Series Finale.
  • One of the best hospital dramas I have seen. A long show which has introduced us a lot of people and situations - medical and personal.

    I used to watch this show years ago, back in the day when George Clooney and Noah Whyle still starred the show with Laura Innes. I was pretty young then, but I remember watching this with my mom late every Thursday night.

    I have seen glimpses of the show afterwards, these last few years, and although it didn't hook me, this is definitely one of the best hospital shows there is.

    The personnel is interesting, there is drama between them and in their lives, but still the hospital life itself is given room to flourish.

    While I'm sure there are many medical inaccuracies in this show - like in any other such show - they make ER believable, and in the end that is what guarantees a hit show, which this one definitely is.moreless

    The Emmys' Lady Problem: The Staggeringly Small Number of Female Nominees for Writing and Directing (INFOGRAPHIC)

    It's really, really, really difficult for women to land nominations for writing and directing Emmys, in either comedy or drama. In fact, it's safe to say that the Emmys have almost entirely failed to recognize female writers and directors over the last three decades.


    QUICK QUESTION: Which Great TV Shows Probably Should've Ended Sooner?

    Now that we can re-watch almost any show from the beginning, which classic shows' final seasons seem like the biggest chores to sit through?

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    Medical, hospital backdrop, high stake situations, fight for survival, long running show