7.8
46 votes
St. Elsewhere

St. Elsewhere

NBC 1982

St. Eligius Hospital in South Boston was not exactly the world's best health care center. Despite its flaws, it featured some of the most caring doctors and nurses you could ever meet. Led by Dr. Donald Westphall (and later by Dr. John Gideon), the hospital nicknamed "St. Elsewhere" became a sanctuary for the underdog and the downtrodden.

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The 10 Best Episodes of St. Elsewhere

St. Elsewhere - S4E17

#1 - Time Heals (1)

8.50

Season 4 - Episode 17

St. Eligius' 50th anniversary spurs memories, including: it's opening in 1935 under the leadership of Father Joseph McCabe, the arrival of recently emigrated Helen Rosenthal and Mark's return as chief of surgery, Mark's bypass on Patrick O'Casey and the death of Maureen Westphall. Morrison struggles to diagnose a difficult patient and cope with the loss of Pete to a kidnapper.

The episode was rated from 4 votes.

St. Elsewhere - S1E5

#2 - Samuels and the Kid

8.40

Season 1 - Episode 5

Dr. Samuels becomes attached to a boy in for leg surgery; Fiscus surprises Martin with a romantic gesture; Chandler challenges a veteran nurse's competency; Dr. Craig receives his coveted `Surgeon of the Year' award; and Cavanero's weekend away is interrupted by a patient delivering her baby at home with just a teenage boy to help.

The episode was rated from 10 votes.

St. Elsewhere - S6E22

#3 - The Last One

8.20

Season 6 - Episode 22

The Craigs' reconciliation faces its first test; Drs. Auschlander and Gideon struggle together to save St. Eligius when Weigert decides to get out; Novino pushes Morrison to decide between her and Joanne; Griffin places his future in God's hands; Ehrlich returns from his odyssey; and Fiscus' last E.R. patient is a lady from the opera... But is it really over? The jaw-dropping climax culminates in a blue-collared dad placing his young autistic son Tommy Westphall's miniature St. Eligius snow globe on the living room TV set, having summoned him to dinner. ""St. Elsewhere's"" entire six-year saga had all been a figment of little Tommy's imagination!

The episode was rated from 5 votes.

St. Elsewhere - S3E24

#4 - Cheers

8.00

Season 3 - Episode 24

Mrs. Auschlander faces major heart surgery; Dr. Craig is disturbed to see the ravages of time on his mentor, Dr. David Domedion; Ehrlich searches for a religion; the messiah shows up for a Celtics game; and Dr. Westphall announces his resignation at a friendly little bar called Cheers.

The episode was rated from 4 votes.

St. Elsewhere - S4E18

#5 - Time Heals (2)

8.00

Season 4 - Episode 18

St. Eligius' 50th anniversary spurs memories, including: the growing up of Donald Westphall, the arrival of young Daniel Auschlander and his first meeting with Katharine, a drunken and embittered Father McCabe's departure, and the residency of Mark Craig under Dr. David Domedion. The O'Casey family's long history with St. Eligius leads Morrison to a diagnosis. Pete is returned.

The episode was rated from 5 votes.

#6 - Weigh In, Way Out
8.00
Season 6 - Episode 9

Fiscus pulls one last prank on Gideon before turning thirty; Morrison and Novino compete to deliver the 100,000th baby at St. Eligius; Dr. Craig puts on the boxing gloves again; and Lucy walks the Freedom Trail with a dying man.

The episode was rated from 4 votes.
#7 - Down and Out On Beacon Hill
8.00
Season 6 - Episode 16

Fiscus can't understand his nihilistic cystic fibrosis patient or her punk friends; Dr. Gideon suspends Dr. Craig because of the Spooner malpractice suit; Ehrlich and Lucy are unable to console each other when she miscarries; and Rosenthal admits herself to the chemical dependency unit.

The episode was rated from 4 votes.
#8 - Cora and Arnie
7.86
Season 1 - Episode 4

Morrison tries to help a bag woman and her retarded husband; Fiscus admits a relatively healthy woman who had fainted for some very expensive tests; V.J. feels homesick; and the bomber and his victim both leave the hospital.

The episode was rated from 14 votes.
#9 - A Moon For the Misbegotten
7.80
Season 6 - Episode 3

The AIDS clinic becomes a showdown between Dr. Westphall and Dr. Gideon; Griffin tries to avoid his AIDS patient's homosexual lover; Fiscus' mother drops by for a visit; and Luther tries to help a man who insists he's pregnant and about to deliver.

The episode was rated from 5 votes.
#10 - The He-Man Woman Hater's Club
7.80
Season 6 - Episode 6

Dr. Craig and Ehrlich attend a meeting of the Cushing Society, an all male medical society; Wade gets herself into more surgery than she bargained for; Novino takes a special interest in two lonely children; Dr. Gideon offers Ellen a new career; and Chandler is made new chief resident.

The episode was rated from 5 votes.

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