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8.01 – Four Corners
aired on September 27, 2001
Directed by: Christopher Misiano | Written by: Jack Orman, David Zabel


Weaver returns to the emergency room after a self-imposed sabbatical of three weeks, wondering how her newfound lesbian identity will affect her workplace relationships. Having purposely allowed a mass murderer to die, Greene must keep the secret amidst the scrutiny of his superiors.
8.11 – Beyond Repair
aired on January 10, 2002
Directed by: Alan J. Levi | Written by: Jack Orman, R. Scott Gemmill


Abby helps a distraught boy whose mother died of a stroke; a man with schizophrenia, who once stabbed Carter and killed a doctor, is brought into the ER.
Dr. John Carter: Bobby died and I lost a mother.
Eleanor Carter: Are you blaming me for being on drugs?
Dr. John Carter: [shouting] No! I blame you for not being my mother!
Eleanor Carter: [pause] Can I go bed now?
8.12 – A River in Egypt
aired on January 17, 2002
Directed by: Jesús Salvador Treviño | Written by: David Zabel


An injured and condemned murderer wants to die in the ER rather than await execution; Abby advises a neighbor to seek shelter from her abusive husband.
8.13 – Damage Is Done
aired on January 31, 2002
Directed by: Nelson McCormick | Written by: Dee Johnson


An accidental overdose brings Drs. Green and Corday’s baby into the ER.
8.14 – A Simple Twist of Fate
aired on February 7, 2002
Directed by: Christopher Chulack | Written by: Jack Orman


Greene confronts Corday when she orders Rachel out of their home; Abby tries to protect a battered neighbor who refuses to press charges against her husband.
Eleanor Carter: Your brother believed me when I told him he’d get better. It didn’t matter where he was, how he felt, what the doctor said. I told him he’d get better. He died believing me.
Dr. John Carter: No. He was pretending for you. That was another one of our secrets. I was supposed to not let you be sad. I was supposed to make you forget. To make you happy. He made me promise to make you happy… I’m sorry, Mom.
Eleanor Carter: I love you. Do you hear me? I love you.