|"A Shift In The Night"|
|Season 2, Episode 18|
|Air date||April 4, 1996|
|Written by||Joe Sachs|
|Directed by||Lance Gentile|
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A Shift In The Night is the 18th episode of the second season of "E.R." It was first aired on April, 4 1996. Written by Joe Sachs and directed by Lance Gentile.
Mark has to work for the fourth night in a row while a lot of the staff are absent and the number of patients is towering.
IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE?: An especially busy night goes from bad to worse when Weaver, Lewis and Ross are all unavailable.
Greene, who has been working overtime for four days in a row, works on pure adrenaline to keep up and Morgenstern (William H. Macy) refuses to cut him any slack.
Weaver asks Mark to do a night shift. It's his fourth in a row and he's very unhappy about it. To make things worse, Doug has a whiplash and can't work, Susan has an appointment with her lawyer and Weaver has other business to attend to. Meanwhile, traumas keep coming in and the waiting room is getting more and more crammed with people.
- Anthony Edwards as Mark Greene
- George Clooney as Doug Ross
- Sherry Stringfield as Susan Lewis
- Noah Wyle as John Carter
- Julianna Margulies as Carol Hathaway
- Gloria Reuben as Jeanie Boulet
- Eriq La Salle as Peter Benton
[about an unruly small dog that keep barking and snapping at him]
Dr. Mark Greene: This isn't a dog. It's a small furry object suitable for punting.