Love Is a Battlefield is the thirteenth episode of the fifteenth season of the NBC medical drama series ER . It premiered on January 22, 2009.

"Love Is a Battlefield"
Season 15, Episode 13
Love Is a Battlefield
Air date January 22, 2009
US viewers 7.69 M
Written by Karen Maser
Directed by Richard Thorpe
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Morris faces a complicated case involving a young girl hit while riding her bicycle. Gates finds it very difficult to let go of his feelings for Sam . Neela becomes quite flustered when Brenner returns from Australia.

Cast and CharactersEdit


Parminder Nagra as Dr. Neela Rasgotra

John Stamos as Dr. Tony Gates

Linda Cardellini as Nurse Sam Taggart

Scott Grimes as Dr. Archie Morris

David Lyons as Dr. Simon Brenner

Angela Bassett as Dr. Cate Banfield


Justina Machado as Detective Claudia Diaz

Gil McKinney as Dr. Paul Grady

Troy Evans as Frank Martin

Courtney B. Vance as Russell Banfield

Amy Aquino as Dr. Janet Coburn

Laura Cerón as Nurse Chuny Marquez

Shiri Appleby as Dr. Daria Wade

Emily Rose as Dr. Tracy Martin

Angel Laketa Moore as Nurse Dawn Archer

Deezer D as Nurse Malik McGrath


Imani Hakim as Anastasia Johnson

Christa B. Allen as Jody Nugent

Garry Marshall as Harry Feingold

Debra Mooney as Barbara Feingold


  • The title of this episode is also that of a Pat Benatar song. "Love is a Battlefield" was released in 1983 as a single from Benatar's album Live from Earth, and garnered her a fourth consecutive Grammy Award for "Best Female Rock Vocal Performance."


  1. Cancel Bear, The (January 23, 2009). "Thursday Ratings: CSI Captures Viewers, Grey's Anatomy Wins Demos ". TV by the Numbers. (May 24, 2015).

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