ER

Season 7 Episode 2

Sand and Water

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Aired Thursday 10:00 PM Oct 19, 2000 on NBC
8.7
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Domestic troubles cause problems for Greene and Corday. Later in the day, however, Mark shows Elizabeth their spacious new digs and proposes to her. Chen tells Weaver about her pregnancy; she is 22 weeks along. Carter sees Abby at an AA meeting. Afterwards, he asks her to be his sponsor. He also meets with Greene and Weaver about coming back to work. Abby, down from OB, helps a young couple whose baby was born much too early. Benton and Romano clash over an obnoxious homeless man who once again requires extensive treatment resulting from his chronic disdain for maintaining his dialysis appointments. Weaver and Kovac are helpless to assist a severely comatose woman whose longtime life partner is not legally empowered to make decisions about her care.moreless

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  • A beautiful and moving episode.

    9.5
    I did not thought that next episode after season premier would be so much better than the premier itself. The moving stories they had got for this episode - starting with Abby who deals with too early born baby who has no changes to survival. She is taking it very personally and causes some troubles but she manages to make it better (as much as it is possible on that situation) for the family.



    Kovac at the beginning and then Kerry, when she takes over, are taking care of elder women who have been partners for long but have no legal actions. One of them is on hopeless condition and she has always said she does not want no machines but the only kin to that woman is her brother who goes against her will and Kerry is able to do nothing to respect the lady's wish.



    And the end - talk between Abby and Carter.. and that song.. beautiful episode.moreless
  • Two very dramatic deaths. That of a same sex couple partner and that of a premie baby. Each handled with care and professionalism. The music, Sand and Water, deeply emphasizes the love and caring of parent and partner. Best of series award should go tomoreless

    10
    Special emphasis on relationships and love. Shows the need for legalization of same sex couples in crises situations. Shows also the love of a parent for a child. The acting was suburb, the music added to the deep feelings in the show. Truly one of the best of ER. The Corday and Greene side story also indicates the development of both the characters in their attempt to come together as a couple. The show managed to touch on all types of relationships. John Carter finding Abby at an AA meeting was equally important as it gives John the realization that others are in the same situation he is. This was a remarkable show.moreless
  • Abby treats a premature baby in the ER. Luka and Kerry take care of a woman and her partner. And Mark proposes to Elizabeth.

    8.0
    I liked it, but it´s the kind of episode that I watch just becuase it´s ER. I enjoyed the premature baby storyline. This was one of the introductory episodes for Abby, I think she did an exelent job taking care of the baby and his parents. It´s a sad storyline, but he lived, it was a miracle after all.

    Though love Luka, I couldn´t care less about the lesbian couple. I think it was sort of out of carácter, they should´ve put somone else in thet position, but Luka, being a catholic, wouldn´t have made that choice. And Kerry was against him! She didn´t want to do what the woman´s partner asked for. She has never liked to break the rules, but this time, I would´ve thought that she would, not Luka.

    I loved the way Mark proposed, though I´ve always been a Mark/Susan fan.

    I also liked Abby accepting being Carter´s sponsor, they are big help to each other. I lke much more Abby now though.

    And I think Benton was ONCE right.moreless
  • Carter returns to the ER after an agreement resulting in him asking Abby to be his AA sponsor Whilst Greene proposes to Corday...

    9.4
    The return of carter to the Er after an agreement with Greene and weaver, he’ll be monitored and be restricted to minor cases. He was obviously not impressed by this negotiation but he loves his job too much to refuse. It’s kind of weird to see him in such a situation after showing such reliability in the past but everyone makes mistakes this being his.



    I would never have thought of Greene as the romantic type but after an earlier outburst from Corday he buys a new house and proposes with the ring in the ice box of the fridge, Original must say I’ve never seen that before and by Elizabeth’s reaction she was pretty chuffed they make a sweet couple and it was great to see her accept. A happy future, I doubt it somehow…

    Awesome music in this episode, outstanding acting and writing as usual. Proof of Er classics.moreless
  • Dr. Mark Greene and Dr. Elizabeth Corday share a 'special' morning. She cannot believe that a grown man would put an empty carton of milk back in the refrigerator! Okay, so what planet did you come from Lizzy?moreless

    8.3
    Dr. Weaver shows the compassion that she has. She goes from raging to tender like a flip of a switch. Do you know anyone like that?



    Dr. Benton got what he wanted. Now he has to deal with more management issues. He has yet to learn to trust his subordinates, though. He cannot review every form and still have time to practice medicine.



    Oh boy, it pays to be from a wealthy family. You go away for three months to detox and then come back to pay for urine tests on half salary. Better screw up only if you are rich.



    Overall, it is a great episode. We hardly miss Carol and Doug.moreless
Alex Kingston

Alex Kingston

Dr. Elizabeth Corday

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

Dr. Mark Greene

Erik Palladino

Erik Palladino

Dr. Dave Malucci

Eriq La Salle

Eriq La Salle

Dr. Peter Benton

Goran Visnjic

Goran Visnjic

Dr. Luka Kovac

Laura Innes

Laura Innes

Dr. Kerry Weaver

Rosemary Forsyth

Rosemary Forsyth

Judy

Guest Star

Gerry Black

Gerry Black

Mr. Fletcher

Guest Star

Diana Castle

Diana Castle

Sandy Maggioso

Guest Star

Amy Aquino

Amy Aquino

Dr. Janet Coburn

Recurring Role

Conni Marie Brazelton

Conni Marie Brazelton

Conni

Recurring Role

Laura Cerón

Laura Cerón

Chuny

Recurring Role

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