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Goodbye to "ER": Remembering the Top 5 Episodes

Goodbye to "ER": Remembering the Top 5 Episodes

September 25, 2008

Tonight beings the end of an era. The hit medical drama, “ER,” will begin its 15th and final season tonight. It is NBC’s second longest-running drama (after Law and Order) and is the longest running medical drama of all time. Originally created by best-selling novelist, Michael Crichton, “ER” was not only lauded for its writing and acting, but for its real-to-life emergency scenarios. Set in the emergency room of the fictional County General Hospital in Cook County, Chicago, “ER” helped launch the careers of George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle and many others.

In order to commemorate “ER’s” long lasting run, NursingLink is counting down the 5 best episodes of "ER:

#4: 21 Guns: Season 12 Episode 22

In the aftermath of the tragedy befalling the ER, it’s a seemingly ordinary day with the usual collection of patients. But soon, the day becomes anything but ordinary as two prisoners intent on escape come to the ER for treatment, along with a hidden conspirator. Their desperate actions place one doctor in harm’s way, and forces one nurse to become a tool in their plan. Soon, gunshots ring out, another doctor hits the floor, and a staff member’s life is in jeopardy. The medical staff rush to the aid of the injured and quickly discover one of their own is missing!

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