|"Heart of the Matter"|
|Season 13, Episode 6|
|Air date||November 2, 2006|
|Written by||Janine Sherman Barrois|
|Directed by||Andrew Bernstein|
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Heart of the Matter is the 6th episode of the thirteenth season of "ER."
TROUBLES OF THE HEART-- FOREST WHITAKER ("The Shield") GUEST STARS: Dr. Kovac (Goran Visnjic) anxiously awaits the jury decision between himself and Curtis Ames (guest star Forest Whitaker), but fears for the worst.
Neela (Parminder Nagra) is tired of doing the dirty work and tries to prove to Dr. Crenshaw (guest star J.P. Manoux) that she is worthy of scrubbing in for surgery.
Morris (Scott Grimes) prepares for his big television debut, but ends up getting upstaged by Weaver (Laura Innes).
Meanwhile, Ray (Shane West) starts to get jealous when he sees Neela and Gates (John Stamos) flirting.
Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, and Linda Cardellini also star.