Dream Runner is the twelfth episode of the fifteenth season of the NBC medical drama series ER . It premiered on January 15, 2009.
|Season 15, Episode 12|
|Air date||January 15, 2009|
|US viewers||6.98 M|
|Written by||Lisa Zwerling|
|Directed by||Andrew Bernstein|
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Neela has recurring dreams about trying to save a girl with sickle cell anemia. In them she also goes to an attending interview and sees an old colleague, has conversations with Ray , welcomes Brenner back from Australia, and assists Gates and Banfield in trying to save a "dream runner" who jumped out of a window during his sleep.
Cast and Characters
Leland Orser as Dr. Lucien Dubenko
Perry Anzilotti as Perry
Dinah Lenney as Nurse Shirley
Nasim Pedrad as Suri
Keiko Agena as Mrs. Vasquez
Imani Hakim as Anastasia Johnson
- Music: "Mad World," Tears For Fears (Neela's ringtone)
- In each version of Neela 's day she drops her mobile phone and Dr. Brenner picks it up.
- Gates and Morris treat a patient who is a "dream runner," defined as someone who is sometimes unable to go into a paralytic state during sleep, causing them to physically act out their dreams.
- Cancel Bear, The (January 16, 2009). "Updated Thursday Ratings: CSI's Petersen Farewell Draws 23 Million ". TV by the Numbers. (May 24, 2015).