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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 - S1E5

#1 - Samuels and the Kid


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 - S1E4

#2 - Cora and Arnie


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.

St. Elsewhere - S1E6

#3 - Legionnaires (Part 1)


Season 1 - Episode 6

While coping with a fussy new administrator, Dr. Westphall investigates suspicious deaths in Ward Five; Martin shocks Fiscus by breaking off their affair; Cavanero has to deal with a very hostile nurse; and White goes to desperate lengths to raise the money to replace his on-call beeper.

The episode was rated from 10 votes.

St. Elsewhere - S1E1

#4 - Pilot


Season 1 - Episode 1

In this intro to the series, Dr. Jack Morrison treats a young girl with dysentary; Dr. Annie Cavanero searches for a missing patient -- who happens to be a large, permanent resident of a local mental institution; Dr. Ben Samuels tries to recall all of his conquests after being diagnosed with VD; Dr. Daniel Auschlander's liver cancer is revealed; a bombing victim is brought into the ER, as is the young man who set off the bomb; and Dr. Wayne Fiscus and Dr. Cathy Martin begin a relationship.

The episode was rated from 42 votes.

St. Elsewhere - S1E8

#5 - Tweety and Ralph


Season 1 - Episode 8

The search continues for the source of the Legionnaire's Disease; Cavanero befriends a young woman facing a hysterectomy; Tweety makes a decision about her future; and Ellen Craig deals with the elusive Dr. Barnum.

The episode was rated from 10 votes.

St. Elsewhere - S1E2
#6 - Bypass
Season 1 - Episode 2

Morrison treats the obnoxious bank bomber; Mr. MacAllister arrives to find his wife in a coma; Dr. Craig holds a news conference and badgers a patient into a surgical consent; and Dr. Samuels tries to teach Dr. Beale how to swim.

The episode was rated from 17 votes.
St. Elsewhere - S1E3
#7 - Down's Syndrome
Season 1 - Episode 3

Cavanero tries to counsel a couple expecting a Down's syndrome child; White makes a near-tragic mistake in the E.R.; Martin and Fiscus are caught in a stalled elevator; Morrison learns his wife is pregnant; and Dr. Beale visits the bomber.

The episode was rated from 14 votes.

Last updated: jan 03, 2021

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