Season 10 Episode 1

Now What?

Aired Thursday 10:00 PM Sep 25, 2003 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Abby: I don't know. You knew I didn't want you to go, and you went anyway. What, were you trying to hurt me?
      Carter: Why would I want to hurt you?
      Abby: I, I don't know! I don't know! Why would you want to hurt me?
      Carter: It wasn't about you.
      Abby: Oh, come on! You weren't even going to tell me you were going! If I hadn't bumped in to you when you were leaving, I wouldn't even have known!
      Carter: I wasn't trying to hurt you. I wanted to feel like I was really doing something.
      Abby: Did you even think about me?
      Carter: Yes.
      Abby: Okay, what did you think (pause) What did you think? I don't know why you bothered to come back (she starts walking away)
      Carter: Oh, you're just going to walk away?
      Abby: Yeah.
      Carter: Okay, walk away Abby. That's what you do best.
      Abby: You want to know what you do best? You make this all about my problems, but you know what? You have some problems too. You've got some really big problems.

    • Abby: Where's Luka?
      Carter: Is that what this is about?
      Abby: No.
      Carter: Luka's fine. Luka's more than fine.
      Abby: What does that mean?
      Carter: Nothing.
      Abby: Nothing. You know we don't talk?
      Carter: We're not talking now?
      Abby: Your mouth is moving, I mean, you give the impression we're having a real conversation, but when you finish, I have no idea what you're thinking.
      Carter: I was trying to tell you about Africa.

    • Neela: The phone was ringing and no one was around, so I thought I should answer it.
      Frank: Big mistake.
      Neela: It's long-distance, overseas, for a Dr.Carter.
      Frank: 'Course, who else? Take a message.
      Neela: (on the phone Yeah, can I take a message? (to Frank) They say it's important. Someone who's died.
      Jerry: Who?
      Neela: Someone named Kovac. A Dr. Kovac.

    • Romano: This department is a money pit!
      Weaver: We have more people coming through the door everyday, and we're legally obligated to treat them.
      Romano: Which is why we should grab some wood, nail the entrance shut and paint "go away" in big letters.

    • Chen: Dr. Romano, you're back.
      Romano: Yeah, try to hide your wild enthusiasm at my return. I find overt displays of emotion embarassing.

    • Neela: Excuse me. Can you help me, sir?
      Frank: You need to find a triage nurse.
      Neela: No, I'm sorry. I work here.
      Frank: Lucky you.
      Neela: I-I'm supposed to start today. Neela Rasgotra?
      Frank: Rag what?
      Neela: Rasgotra.
      Frank: Don't we hire Americans anymore?

    • Abby: Make up for it how?
      Susan: Flowers, a nice dinner. If you're really mad, jewelry.
      Abby: I could use a new transmission for my car.
      Susan: You're a real romantic, you know that?

    • Susan: He came straight from the airport to your place. That's got to tell you something.
      Abby: What? He's horny?

    • Neela: What's a TWA?
      Pratt: What?
      Neela: What's a TWA?
      Pratt: Where did you hear that?
      Neela: The old guy at the desk with the flat head (referring to Frank) called me a TWA. I don't know what it means.
      Pratt: (shaking his head) Third world assassin, TWA.

    • Lewis: If he [Romano] starts in on me I'll cut his other arm off.
      Abby: Get a saw. I'll hold him down.

    • Gallant: (to Neela) Oooh, penile discharge; probably not your best first patient.

    • (about Neela)
      Romano: Who was that?
      Frank: One of those University of Calcutta carpetbaggers you people insist on hiring.
      Jerry: I think she said she went to Yale.
      Frank: Yeah, her daddy's probably a drug lord. Built a new wing on the Yale library with his poppy profits. How's the arm?
      Romano: Gone. How's your prostate?
      Frank: The size of your head. I'm up 4 times a night to pee. Hey, what's with the beard?
      Romano: I hear the ladies like it.

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