"Dead of Winter"
Season 2, Episode 11
Air date January 4, 1996
Written by John Wells
Directed by Whitney Ransick
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"Dead of Winter" is the eleventh episode of the second season of ER. It first aired on NBC on January 4, 1996. It was written by John Wells and directed by Whitney Ransick. It has the ER staff tend to the abandoned children who live in horrible conditions. Mark Greene is served with divorce papers. John Carter tries to cope with Mrs. Rubaoux's condition when she shows no sign of recovery.


Shep and his partner, Raul, bring over a dozen abandoned children to ER from an apartment that the children we're living in such horrible state.

Mark is summoned with divorce papers from Jen. Carol and Jeanie face off when Jeanie has a poor evaluation.

Carter tries to handle the admission of Mrs. Rubadoux.

NBC DescriptionEdit

TENSIONS RISE: When paramedic Shepherd (Ron Eldard) makes an off-color remark about a large group of neglected children, he raises the ire of Dr. Benton.

Meanwhile, Greene is served divorce papers and Carter tries to impress Vucelich by taking on a terminal patient's care.

Elsewhere, Jeanie feels slighted after discovering that Hathaway has given her a poor evaluation.

Short summary Edit

Shep and Raul enter a house with about a dozen abandoned and undernourished children. They bring them to the ER where they keep the staff busy. Meanwhile, Vucelich lets Carter take care of Mrs. Rubadoux, whose condition doesn't improve and who didn't turn out to be good material for Vucelich's study. Shep clashes with Malik and Benton over a racial remark and Mark gets divorce papers from Jennifer. Jeanie has an evaluation and an appointment with Al.


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