|Season 12, Episode 18|
|Air date||March 30, 2006|
|Written by||Virgil Williams|
|Directed by||Laura Innes|
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"Strange Bedfellows" is the eighteenth episode of the twelfth season of ER. It first aired on NBC on March 30, 2006. It was written by Virgil Williams and directed by series star Laura Innes. It has Luka Kovač receives a call from John Carter asking for his help on Darfur, but learns that Abby Lockhart is disappointed by the news and asked Greg Pratt to go and help Carter. Doctors try to find out what happened in a car accident what is believed to be a carjacking.
Luka receives a call from Carter asking to help him on Darfur, but Abby is worried by the news. So Luka orders Pratt, who just returned from his unofficial suspension, to go to Darfur.
A case involving two teens injured in a car accident baffles the doctors. Neela receives a visit from Gallant's bickering parents and gets some shocking news from them.
Sam enjoys the new perks while working with Richard Elliott. Morris gets a tempting job offer.
STRANGE BEDFELLOWS- ARMAND ASSANTE, ERNIE HUDSON ("Ghostbusters"), AND SHERYL LEE RALPH ("Barbershop") GUEST STAR: All is not what it seems when police bring in two teenagers involved in a car accident. Abby (Maura Tierney) and Morris (Scott Grimes) struggle to figure out what is wrong with the unconscious girl while police try to interrogate the other teen.
Meanwhile, Neela (Parminder Nagra) gets a visit from her in-laws (guest stars Ernie Hudson and Sheryl Lee Ralph) and finds out some troubling news.
Kovac (Goran Visnjic) tells Abby that he plans to go to Africa and help Carter (Noah Wyle), but when he realizes Abby is not crazy about the idea, he decides to send someone else in his place.
Sam (Linda Cardellini) starts her new job with Elliot (guest star Armand Assante) and is starting to love the the perks. Mehki Phifer and Shane West also star.
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- Although credited, Laura Innes did not appear in this episode.