Season 12 Episode 9

I Do

Aired Thursday 10:00 PM Dec 01, 2005 on NBC
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Episode Summary

Neela and Gallant make an impetuous decision. Weaver addresses the Kovac/Clemente rivalry for the position of Chief of Emergency Medicine, encouraging them to get along, which results in them competing to be agreeable. Morris takes a stand against Weaver regarding the best course of action during a trauma. Luka, Clemente and Sam try to convince a mother to accept treatment for her seriously ill son. Luka and Abby decide "just friends" isn't such a great idea after all.moreless

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  • A beautiful one..

    Gallant is back and.. she wants to marry Neela, on that day.. but she thinks it is too crazy. But that is not the only crazy thing around. Clemente and Kovac are having agreeing spreed.. and it looks quite weird.. and makes Abby's treating much harder - plus she has a patient who does not want nothing to do with x-rays and most common medical things.. and in the end it comes out that little boy has AIDS and her mother has been the virus barer for many years.

    And Weaver... she has lost her skills with emergency medicine as it looks..and Morris has his hour to shine... And in the end.. we do have weddings.. :Dmoreless
  • Another classic E.r episode they just keep coming!

    yipeeee so happy abby and luka get together in this epi and luka's singing was great! After having waited so long then to get this is awesome!!! It was a bit akward for a while but then they kissed and it was like wowowowowow hopefully this shows great things for the pair of them for future episodes! i hope!!!!!!

    The whole neela and gallant thing is great too they are soo sweet together! oh and then the bit:

    Abby: Ah, young love. They just have to show it off to everybody. (Turning to the bar, with drinks in hand)

    Luka: Here's to... discretion.

    Abby: Propriety.

    Luka: Maturity.

    Abby: Well...

    Luka: No. No, not that. This was classic loved it ! overall i think this episode was very love orientated and v well written!moreless
  • I am glad Gallant is back, I hope he stays!

    Seeing Gallant and Neela getting married so impulsive makes me think that something bad is about to happen. They seemed so happy and make a great couple. They are so cute together!

    I hope Gallant stays around, I really like his character and the caring nature of his character.

    It is good to see Weaver back in the ER. I like storylines with her in it and as one of the longest cast members still in it I think she should be in it a bit more.

    Kovac and Abby together ... I am glad because I didn't like him with Sam.

  • not enough words to descirbe.

    the only part of this episode i really enjoyed was toward the end. Luka previously told Abby that they should just be friends but this ending. I loved it. Hearing Luka sing Copa Cobana made me want the song. The end, lets describe it.

    The kiss. The makeout. The bed. And more.

    Will it last? it better! They really work well together and there has always been a connection between them.
  • "Thank Goodness Abby was there to combat all that floating testesterone" And the rating is mostly thanks to the end!

    wow wow wow wow WOW!!!!!

    That ending!!!

    It's the best thing since Wake-Up!!!

    So many smiles

    Quick thoughts:

    LUKA IS CHIEF! I think I was quite glad that Clemente withdrew his name and Luka won. I think it might have been a little too self-holying had Luka officially beaten Clemente.




    Didn't like the Kerry writing...but will we see more?

    Morris is improving

    AIDS family will probably return

    Great KJ (?) story-line involving racism. I loved the racism story-line, it was really well done. Especially from Pratt's perspective. And it was nice to see a Father who would completely fight for his child's rights.


    Luka singing!!!!!!!!!!! Oh how amazing!!!!!!!! I loved his singing! I am actually quite tone deaf myself, but that was the best part of the episode for me He was so sweet in a 'ah, bliss' sort of a way!

    the best bit of the episode was definitely the ending, though I did appreciate other bits. But it was like 'Wake Up' for me, in that I really enjoyed the whole episode and then the five minutes at the end had me loving it even more!

    Maureen was also great. Her line (x 2) was delivered just perfectly. I loved the character that the writers and casting staff managed there, in such a small part. 'm always emphasising what great casters ER have even for the tiny parts!).

    The write-up in my t.v. magazine was quite funny. It was discussing the agreeing competition between Luka and Clemente and said something along the lines of "Thank God Abby was there to lower all that testosterone!"

    Do you know another thought I had this episode (which I think I also had a couple of episodes ago), we're seeing quite a bit of a Neela/Dubenko workin thing. In season 11 we moslty saw Dubenko with Abby out of the three R2 but once they got the remaining Dubenko/Abby/lust plot out of the way, they've been allowing Neela to learn as his student instead this season.

Laura Innes

Laura Innes

Dr. Kerry Weaver

Linda Cardellini

Linda Cardellini

Nurse Sam Taggart

Mekhi Phifer

Mekhi Phifer

Dr. Greg Pratt

Scott Grimes

Scott Grimes

Dr. Archie Morris

Shane West

Shane West

Dr. Ray Barnett

Goran Visnjic

Goran Visnjic

Dr. Luka Kovac

Aasha Davis

Aasha Davis


Guest Star

Marilyn Dodds Frank

Marilyn Dodds Frank


Guest Star

Paul H. Kim

Paul H. Kim


Guest Star

John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo

Dr. Victor Clemente

Recurring Role

Abraham Benrubi

Abraham Benrubi

Jerry Markovic

Recurring Role

Emily Wagner

Emily Wagner


Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • With this episode, Dr. Luka Kovac becomes the Chief of Emergency Medicine. Although Kovac has risen from most junior to most senior "attending," this is his first opportunity for promotion. He is the only long-term character on staff who completed all of his training at another hospital and was hired as an attending physician.

  • QUOTES (8)

    • (Luka is singing Copacabana in the car)
      Abby: (laughing) Okay, well, thanks for the ride.
      Luka: Heh. That bad, huh?
      Abby: No... I would just... keep your day job.
      Luka: What, you never sing in your car? Even when you're alone?
      Abby: Sometimes I do, yeah. But you're not alone in the car. (giggles)
      Luka: Yeah, I know.
      Abby: I'm just kidding, I'm...(long pause) ... Would you like to...
      (Luka lunges toward her and kisses her passionately)

    • Abby: How was your little sit-down with Weaver this morning?
      Luka: Ah, she was telling me and Dr. Clemente how charming we are.
      Abby: Oh really?
      Luka: What, you don't think I'm charming?
      Abby: I think you're extremely charming. I just also think that...
      (Glenda interrupts with sudden movements)
      Luka: Whoa. Ah... She was telling us that we have to get along better, you know, be better impression to our residents and be more agreeable.
      Abby: Hm. Well, that's a lot to ask.
      Luka: What, you don't think I'm agreeable?
      Abby: I think you're agreeable, yeah.
      Luka: Yeah, you still think I'm full of sh...
      (Glenda smacks Abby in the head)
      Abby: Ow!

    • Abby: Do you think we should be doing this?
      Luka: I do!

    • Gallant: Come on. I think we can make it.
      Neela: You try running with a sari on.

    • (Luka and Abby at the bar, looking at Neela and Gallant)
      Abby: Ah, young love. They just have to show it off to everybody.
      (Turning to the bar, with drinks in hand)
      Luka: Here's to... discretion.
      Abby: Propriety.
      Luka: Maturity.
      Abby: Well...
      Luka: No. No, not that.

    • Abby: Dr. Kovac.
      Luka:(grinning) Dr. Lockhart.
      Abby: Luka, there's something not right about Glenda.
      Morris: Hey, that sounds like a movie; There's Something Not Right About Glenda, like Invasion of the Body Snatchers, shaky camera and stuff.
      Abby: Morris!

    • Morris: So, are you like Reverend Jerry?
      Jerry: Actually, I go by Father Superior.

    • Dubenko: Dr. Gallant, you know the groom isn't really supposed to see the bride on the day of the wedding.
      Gallant: Yeah, well we have a few details to work out.
      Dubenko: Nothing that can't wait I hope; Dr. Rasgotra is scrubbing in on this one.
      Neela: I am?
      Dubenko: Yeah, you did that open-lap on the paramedic in the middle of the street; I think I can trust you within the confines of a sterile operating room.

  • NOTES (2)