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"Day For Knight"
Season 5, Episode 1
Air date September 24, 1998
Written by Lydia Woodward
Directed by Christopher Chulack
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"Day For Knight" is the first and season premiere episode of the fifth season of ER. It first aired on NBC on September 24, 1998. It was written by Christopher Chulack. It was the first appearance of Kellie Martin as Medical Student Lucy Knight who doesn't make good impression in her first shift in the ER.


Third-Year Medical Student Lucy Knight starts her ER shift and has a hard first day. Carol takes Lucy under her wing when she was unable to perform a simple procedure. Doug and Weaver clash over the terms of his probation over his unauthorized detox work with baby Josh.

Short summaryEdit

Third-year med student Lucy Knight reports to the ER for the first day of her rotation. Greene takes a paternal interest in her, helping her get acquainted, but she gets off to a bad start with the irritable Carter. The rest of the day finds her informing a wife of her husband's terminal condition, comforting a pregnant woman, getting locked on the roof and trying to figure out Weaver's "Tour on Tape."



  • Although credited, Gloria Reuben did not appear in this episode.
  • Kellie Martin joins the cast with this episode.
  • This episode takes place 6 months after the Season 4 finale.

Quotes Edit

Lucy Knight: So your dad works here?

Rachel Greene: Yeah, he's one of the bosses. Well, he used to be the only boss, before Dr. Weaver butted in.

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