Holby City

Season 1 Episode 5

Never Judge A Book...

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Feb 09, 1999 on BBC
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Never Judge A Book...
Nick Jordan has to assist Anton Meyer on a heart operation on a new-born baby, but he expresses his reservations to him.

Julie Fitzjohn helps a young mother with a heart-breaking dilemma.

Meanwhile, the pressure is building on house officer Victoria Merrick, after she saves the life of a patient, Chris Woodhouse, and she resorts to taking drugs at work.moreless

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    Hannah Storey

    Hannah Storey

    Emma Wood

    Guest Star

    Glynis Brooks

    Glynis Brooks

    Laura Wood

    Guest Star

    Andrea Mason

    Andrea Mason

    Mia Goodall

    Guest Star

    Alex Avery

    Alex Avery


    Recurring Role

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      • "Witchcraft - they gazed into the entrails of a chicken. How do you think it was detected?"
        - Anton Meyer's sarcastic remark to Nick Jordan while they are watching patient Emma Ward's caesarean.

        "If that's below the bikini line, she'll have to get her swimwear from a convent."
        - Another sarcastic comment from Anton Meyer, this time directed at the obstetrician.

        "If I'd known it was going to take this long, I'd have done a bypass while I was waiting."
        - Anton Meyer to the obstetrician.

        "Horses for courses, you see, I feel confident about doing a arterial switch but a lovelife like yours I feel distinctly uneasy about."
        - Anton Meyer teasing Nick Jordan about his complicated lovelife.

        "It's all been taken care of. She's been given the yellow card."
        - Anton Meyer to a rattled patient's relative whom Victoria Merrick has been rude to.

        "Do you suppose Christian Barnaard just stumbled across the idea of a heart transplant?! Nothing changes without people who are single-minded and if at times, that means I appear not to care then tough!"
        - Anton Meyer during a furious row about bed allocation with Muriel McKendrick.

        "Well the witchdoctoring seems to have failed. Do you want to try some action? What the man needs is a bypass."
        - Anton Meyer to Muriel McKendrick regarding the deterioration of one of her patients.

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