9 1/2 Hours is the eight episode of the first season of the NBC medical drama series ER . It premiered on November 10, 1994.
|"9 1/2 Hours"|
|Season 1, Episode 8|
|Air date||November 10, 1994|
|US viewers||28.3 M|
|Written by||Robert Nathan|
|Directed by||James Hayman|
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Susan Lewis ' boyfriend Div Cvetic, a psychiatric resident at County General, seems to be under a great deal of stress regularly lashing out at everyone. Doug Ross takes over for Mark Greene who takes a day off to be with his wife. He has a hard time keeping up with all the paperwork. John Carter is increasingly frustrated with Peter Benton who never seems to invite him to participate in surgeries.
CALLING DR. ROSS: When Dr. Greene calls in sick to spend the day with his wife, Jennifer (Christine Harnos), Ross is left in charge of the ER.
Dr. Benton learns that he's lost the Starze Fellowship to Dr. Langworthy (Tyra Ferrell) and Dr. Cvetic (John Terry) exhibits unreasonable behavior.
Dr. Carter develops a crush on Dr. Lewis.
Cast and Characters
Ving Rhames as Walt Robbins
John Terry as Dr. Div Cvetic
Conni Marie Brazelton as Nurse Conni Oligario
Ellen Crawford as Nurse Lydia Wright
Lily Mariye as Lily
Beah Richards as Mrs. Benton
Malgoscha Gebel as Bob
Brigid Brannagh as Jamie Hendricks
- Lily Mariye makes her first appearance as Nurse Lily Jarvik in this episode. She would go on to be a mainstay of the recurring supporting cast for fifteen seasons, until the series ended in 2009.
- Previous title: "Growing Up"
- "Nielsen Ratings - September-December 1994 " (PDF). USA Today. (May 15, 2015).