7.3
66 votes
Chicago Hope

Chicago Hope

CBS 1994

Television medical drama in soap-opera style. Surgeons Jeffrey Geiger and Aaron Shutte battle valiantly for their patients, often coming into conflict with the hospital administration, run by Dr. Phillip Watters. Their cases are usually ethically complex, highly sensationalistic, and very melodramatic. Meanwhile, Jeffrey and Aaron, who are best friends, commiserate about the shambles their tumultuous personal lives have become....

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The 10 Best Episodes of Chicago Hope

Chicago Hope - S3E19

#1 - The Son Also Rises

9.33

Season 3 - Episode 19

Aaron discovers that his late father wasn't his biological parent when he meets the eccentric sculptor who is; Phillip learns something about his estranged son when an emergency arises; Kate treats an 11 year-old genius who hungers for contact with his overwhelmed father.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 9 votes.

Chicago Hope - S2E8

#2 - Leave of Absence

9.00

Season 2 - Episode 8

Geiger's bravado is put to the test when hospital counsel Alan Birch is shot by street thugs. Meanwhile, Grad agonizes over not being able to help Alan and Watters regrets his recent harsh words with the lawyer.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 6 votes.

Chicago Hope - S2E20

#3 - The Parent Rap

9.00

Season 2 - Episode 20

Kate loses her control and her compassion when her father is admitted with an operable surgical condition but refuses it on religious grounds. Geiger turns up again at the hospital, this time as part of a clown troop there to entertain the patients. Sutton delivers a baby with ambigous genitalia whose parents are equally ambigious about they feel about their offspring.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 5 votes.

Chicago Hope - S3E17

#4 - Mother, May I?

9.00

Season 3 - Episode 17

Kate flies to Washington with Tommy to speak to Congress about health care. Back in Chicago, her friend Marina makes a decision about adoption. McNeil's patint Harriett Owens is hospitalized again.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 9 votes.

Chicago Hope - S5E12

#5 - Adventures in Babysitting

9.00

Season 5 - Episode 12

Aaron struggles with the loss of a patient; Billy is attracted to Emily's babysitter; a couple asks Bobby and Dennis for help in creating a baby with a genius I.Q.; Joe tries to decide who should go into the hospital's fallout shelter in an emergency.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 6 votes.

Chicago Hope - S4E9

#6 - Cabin Fever

8.88

Season 4 - Episode 9

McNeil offers his cabin to Drs. Austin, Catera, and Grad, whom each want to get away from the city for a while. While at the cabin they receive a visit from an unexpected and deadly visitor.

The episode was rated #6 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 8 votes.

Chicago Hope - S5E4

#7 - The Breast and the Brightest

8.88

Season 5 - Episode 4

Grad accuses a mother are starving her infant to death. Shutt and Catera disagree over a neurological patient. Austin announces her plans with NASA, and Watters taked away her status as Chief of Surgery. Yeats uses his ""sixth sense"" to diagnose a patient.

The episode was rated #7 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 8 votes.

Chicago Hope - S5E16

#8 - Home is Where the Heartache Is

8.88

Season 5 - Episode 16

Jack returns after his brother's death; fearing the impact of HMOs on his practice, Joe begins to sell doorway products; Billy's friend comes to the hospital for a heart transplant, and ends up getting an experimental procedure after the hospital receives the wrong organ.

The episode was rated #8 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 8 votes.

Chicago Hope - S2E23

#9 - Last One Out, Get the Lights

8.86

Season 2 - Episode 23

Tommy places a bid to buy out the hospital with the intention of firing Kate as soon as the deal goes through; as Valerie continues her affair with Danny, Jack lets Danny know that he's aware of their relationship; Elizabeth is readmitted after Andy beats her again, and Andy takes his revenge when Dennis attempts to help his sister escape the cycle of spousal abuse; a mysterious biohazard accompanies a patient admitted to the E.R., and immediately begins to fell the staff; after Kate pleads the hospital's case, Jack agrees to counter Tommy's offer, but only if Phillip fires Danny; Kate and Tommy threaten to expose each other's secrets; after Diane's work for the last two years is called into question and her grant money is suspended, she decides to go to Africa to do research with a colleague; Tommy courts Aaron's support; feeling under-appreciated and ill-respected, Camille resigns; realizing that Tommy will stop at nothing to destroy her, a desperate Kate flees with their daughter an

The episode was rated #9 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 7 votes.

Chicago Hope - S5E9

#10 - Tantric Turkey

8.86

Season 5 - Episode 9

Billy's mother shows up at the hospital and announces she is about to give birth. The star of the road company version on ""Jesus Christ Superstar"" comes to the hospital when the star is ill. Yeats former teacher comes to the hospital with chest pains.

The episode was rated #10 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 7 votes.

#11 - McNeil and Pray
8.86
Season 5 - Episode 11

A member of Jack's basketball team sustains a near-fatal injury during a game; Bobby disagrees about the need for his patient to have heart surgery.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 7 votes.

#12 - Stand
8.83
Season 2 - Episode 9

Shutt finds himself revitalized by a frustrated MS patient who refuses to quietly accept that Aaron can't help him. Dr. Sutton comes up with a way to exorcise Geiger's spirit from the hospital. Watters finds solace with a special visitor.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 6 votes.

#13 - White Rabbit
8.83
Season 6 - Episode 7

The hospital is quarantined after a deadly virus is discovered; a child is missing in the hospital.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 6 votes.

Chicago Hope - S1E15
#14 - Life Support
8.78
Season 1 - Episode 15

When the gun belonging to a critically wounded police officer drops out of his holster in the E.R., the distraught brother of a man waiting for a donor heart picks up the weapon and threatens the staff unless his brother receives an immediate transplant; as Aaron and Danny operate on the wounded officer, one of the exploding bullets with which he was shot goes off and severs two of Danny's fingers; Geri performs a successful reattachment, but Danny may be facing the end of his career as a surgeon.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 9 votes.

#15 - Playing Through
8.75
Season 5 - Episode 14

During surgery to resolve an HIV-positive woman's post-partum complications, Diane accidentally cuts herself and is exposed to the virus; problems arise between Jack and Lisa when he discovers that she's been seeing Robert; a homeless man takes shelter in the hospital's main entrance; an unidentified man is hit by a train after trying to save a child; Jack takes up golf in the hospital.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 8 votes.

#16 - A Day in the Life
8.70
Season 3 - Episode 8

Austin's cystic-fibrosis patient is just one of four patients needing transplants who have to wait in fear and hope when a potential donor appears but is prematurely pronounces dead and entered into the donor system by the inexperienced Eggert.

The episode was rated #6 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 10 votes.

#17 - Growth Pains
8.67
Season 1 - Episode 17

After Aaron successfully removes a steel rod driven into a man's head in a workplace explosion, the patient miraculously suffers no motor or cognitive problems, but begins to exhibit severe personality changes that greatly upset his family and employees; when a patient in danger of dying from an intestinal obstruction caused by his habit of eating the hair he compulsively pulls from his head refuses the surgery that will save his life, Ray's unorthodox approach to treating the patient's underlying psychological disorder -- by getting Camille to assume the persona of Dorothy Gale from ""The Wizard of Oz"" and role play with the patient -- gets him fired, even though the treatment is ultimately successful; Alan's worst fears come to light when Alicia suffers heart failure, and he lashes out at Jeffrey in his anguish.

The episode was rated #7 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 9 votes.

#18 - Austin, We Have a Problem
8.67
Season 5 - Episode 7

Gordan teaches Kate how to fly. Hancock accuses a police officer of shooting a homeless African-American.

The episode was rated #8 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 6 votes.

#19 - Karmic Relief
8.63
Season 5 - Episode 13

Kate discovers that she has developed an ovarian cyst which could destroy her plans with NASA. After Kate hears this news she agrees to go to a retreat... that Yeats is leading.

The episode was rated #9 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 8 votes.

#20 - Ex Marks the Spot
8.60
Season 2 - Episode 22

Sutton's mind rells as wives two and three ask him for a very great personal and professional favor and wife one chacks in for a serious medical problem. Kate anxiously awaits news of who will be appointed as the new head of surgery. Dr. Shutt performs delicate surgery on a wealthy quadriplegic who cannot be anesthetized, and whose beautiful fiance attracts Nyland's attention.

The episode was rated #10 Best episode of Chicago Hope from 5 votes.

Last updated: oct 09, 2020

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