Season 1, Episode 24
Air date May 11, 1995
Written by Lydia Woodward
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
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Lewis delivers her sister's baby. Ross sees an old lover again, jeopardizing his relationship with Diane.

Carter does not accept a position in the ER because he believes that he will be offered a surgical position.

NBC DescriptionEdit

A BIRTH, A DEATH: Despite having kicked out her pregnant sister, Lewis winds up delivering Chloe's baby girl in the ER. However, plans for Chloe and the baby to live with Lewis's mother, Cookie (Valerie Perrine) are thwarted when Cookie refuses.

Meanwhile, Carter is rejected for the surgical internship after rejecting an ER internship with Greene.

Diane (Lisa Zane) asks Ross to move in with her which sends a scared Ross into the arms of his former lover, Linda (Andrea Parker).

At the end of a harrowing day, Benton learns that his mother has died and finds comfort with Jeanie Boulet (Gloria Reuben).

Short summaryEdit

On a fateful Mother's Day, several staffers in the ER face possible life-changing events. Susan Lewis' sister Chloe gives birth to a beautiful (and healthy) baby girl.

Things start to go wrong however when their mother Cookie, who had agreed to take in Chloe and the baby suddenly decides she's done enough and Susan will have to take care of them.

Carter turns down an offer for an ER sub-internship in the hopes that he'll get an offer in surgery. Dr. Hicks has news for him however.

Benton's mother takes a turn for the worse. Carol Hathaway is overwhelmed with the final preparations as her wedding day approaches.

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