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A Hopeless Wound


Episode Info

A suspicious fire on Halloween fills the emergency room with many costumed victims--some of whom offend Pratt. Romano lets his recent traumatic injury interfere with his good judgment when he directs Corday during the surgery of a man with a flesh-eating infection. Meanwhile, Marquez (recurring guest star LAURA CERÓN) threatens to file a grievance against Kovac. A middle-aged mother, Simone Phipps (ASHLEY GARDNER), can't accept that her newborn baby will not survive. The staff greets an older but wiser surgical intern, Paul Nathan (recurring guest star DON CHEADLE - "Ocean's Eleven," "Fail Safe"), who must overcome a daunting physical handicap. And Abby and Carter playfully dress up in suggestive Halloween costumes. Series star LAURA INNES directed the episode.


Noah Wyle
as John Carter
Alex Kingston
as Elizabeth Corday
Laura Innes
as Kerry Weaver
Michael Michele
as Cleo Finch
Goran Visnjic
as Luka Kovac
Maura Tierney
as Abby Lockhart
Ming-Na Wen
as Deb Chen
Sherry Stringfield
as Susan Lewis
Paul McCrane
as Robert Romano
Erik Palladino
as Dave Malucci
Don Cheadle
as Paul Nathan
Laura Cerón
as Chuny, Chuny Marquez
Matthew Glave
as Dr. Dale Edson
Ashley Gardner
as Simone Phillips
Christopher Grove
as Dr. Marty Kline
Shane Mikael Johnson
as Necrotic Fasciotomy Patient
Richard Riehle
as Mandrake Patient
Katee Sackhoff
as N.F.'s Girlfriend
Fred Einesman
as Assistant
Darlene Kardon
as Elderly Woman
Dinah Lenney
as Shirley
Lynne Marta
as Midwife
Linda Shing
as Corazon
David Wachs
as Roman Soldier
Emily Wagner
as Pickman
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