|"A Miracle Happens Here"|
|Season 2, Episode 10|
|Air date||December 14, 1995|
|US viewers||34.9 M|
|Written by||Carol Flint|
|Directed by||Mimi Leder|
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"Dead of Winter"
It's Christmas time in the ER and it's filled with miracles.
Hathaway hosts a Christmas party and receives a surprising gift when she treats a patient who looks like Santa Claus. A Holocaust survivor who was carjacked awaits word on her granddaughter.
Jeanie tries to stop gang members from seeking revenge for the murder of their beloved priest.
Greene spends Christmas in the ER as he copes with his wife's affair and the deposition of the Jodi O'Brien lawsuit.
HOLIDAY PROPOSALS: While his estranged wife asks to keep their daughter over the holidays, Greene deals with hospital attorneys. They're anxious to settle the malpractice suit with the husband whose wife died in labor last year.
A drunk zamboni driver levels a group of ice skaters and lands them all in the ER.
Lewis treats a priest while Hathaway treats a Kris Kringle look-a-like. Later, at a last minute caroling party at Hathaway's house, Shep proposes.
To be added.
- Mark Greene
- Carol Hathaway
- Jeanie Boulet
- Doug Ross
- John Carter
- Susan Lewis
- Peter Benton
- Kerry Weaver
- Carol cannot get over how much her patient, Mr. Calus, reminds her of Santa Claus. Calus is an anagram of Claus.
- Music: Mike Finnegan, "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear"
Carol Hathaway: On the twelfth day of Christmas, / my true love gave to me... uhhh...
[all the other ER docs enter and start singing]
Dr. Doug Ross: 12 tone deaf doctors.
Dr. Mark Greene: 11 lords a lording.
Dr. Susan Lewis: 10 drummers drumming.
Dr. John Carter: 9 something something.
Nurse Lydia Wright: 8 maids a milking.
Malik: 7 swans a swatting.
Harper: 6 geese a gagging.
Everyone: 5 golden rings. 4 calling birds, 3 French hens, 2 turtledoves, and a partridge in a pear tree.
- "Nielsen Ratings: November-February 1996 " (PDF). USA Today. (May 22, 2015).