Season 12 Episodes

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Twenty-One Guns

Season 12, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/18/2006
Pratt and Neela attend Gallant's funeral, Morris films his last day, and the team deal with an attempted prison break.
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The Gallant Hero & the Tragic Victor

Season 12, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/11/2006
Clemente’s behavior grows more and more erratic, forcing Luka to take a stand. Pratt returns from Africa, and works with Luka, Abby, and Sam on the case of a father and two sons who appear to have been beaten by gang members, but soon, Pratt learns the real story.
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There Are No Angels Here

Season 12, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/4/2006
Pratt gets to work in Darfur, but soon finds his eyes opened to the need all around him. Debbie attempts to persuade Dakarai to seek treatment for his illness.
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No Place to Hide

Season 12, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/27/2006
Pratt departs for Africa with attitude to spare but makes his first contact with harsh reality before the plane lands.
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Strange Bedfellows

Season 12, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/30/2006
When Luka answers a call for help, he discovers not everyone is pleased. Will he honor his commitment, or ask a colleague to step in for him?
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Lost in America

Season 12, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/23/2006
Oscar-nominated Iranian actress Shohreh Aghdashloo guests stars as a Turkish mother whose daughter is brought to the ER close to death following a knife attack.
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Out on a Limb

Season 12, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/16/2006
When is it time to go out on a limb? Armand Assante guest stars as a patient who makes Sam an offer she might not be able to refuse.
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Season 12, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/2/2006
ER revisits Dr. John Carter, to see what he’s been doing since his departure from County. Now in Darfur, Dr.
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Quintessence of Dust

Season 12, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/9/2006
An unexpected visitor puts Clemente in the middle of a domestic dispute, and things don’t look good.
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Body and Soul

Season 12, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/2/2006
Emmy-winner James Woods guest stars as a Dr. Nate Lennox, a former professor of biochemistry with ALS who was Abby’s early medical school mentor.
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Split Decisions

Season 12, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/12/2006
With Luka eager to get home, Clemente AWOL and Kerry temporarily off her feet, Dubenko volunteers to cover the ER briefly, but quickly becomes involved with a septic patient and her husband, who is unwilling to accept she will not improve.
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If Not Now

Season 12, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/5/2006
Two weeks after Christmas, Luka and Abby struggle with a decision about whether to keep the baby, which Luka wants but Abby is unsure she is ready to have.
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All About Christmas Eve

Season 12, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/8/2005
On Christmas Eve, one doctor heads up and one nurse heads out of the ER. Meanwhile, while there are festivities afoot, carols to be sung, and Santa has come to town, not all is merry and bright.
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I Do

Season 12, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/1/2005
As the tension between Kovac and Clemente heightens, two doctors make their feelings known, while another stands up for himself.
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Two Ships

Season 12, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/17/2005
For Neela, what begins as a routine ride-along with Gates and Zadro turns into a defining day when a plane crashes over Chicago.
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The Human Shield

Season 12, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/10/2005
EMOTIONS RUN HIGH WHEN A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION MEANS LIFE OR DEATH-JOHN STAMOS GUEST STARS--Neela (Parminder Nagra) gets all dolled up for Gallant's homecoming (Sharif Atkins) and her co-workers seem to take notice but, her plans change when she receives a call from Iraq.
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Dream House

Season 12, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/3/2005
There’s monkey business in the ER as Clemente, Abby and Neela treat an infant chimpanzee. Pratt has a painful failed attempt at reconciliation with his father.
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Wake Up

Season 12, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/20/2005
Pratt (Mekhi Phifer) gets a wake-up call when the new attending (John Leguizamo) poses as a patient to test the knowledge of doctors in the ER.
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Blame it on the Rain

Season 12, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/13/2005
A PATIENT WAKES UP FROM A NINE YEAR COMA - A patient who has been in a coma for nine years suddenly awakens in the ER and Kovac (Goran Visnjic) struggles with whether he should reveal her the truth about her past.
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Man with No Name

Season 12, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/6/2005
THERE'S A NEW NURSE IN TOWN AND SHE MEANS BUSINESS - KRISTEN JOHNSTON ("THIRD ROCK FROM THE SUN") JOINS ER - The ER is shaken up when new nurse manager, Eve (Kristen Johnston) enforces her strict and efficient new procedures.
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Nobody's Baby

Season 12, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/29/2005
A baby's life is endangered when the surrogate mother refuses a C-section. The biological parents, Ray, and Dr.
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Cañon City

Season 12, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/22/2005
A frantic Sam and too-calm Luka report diabetic Alex missing after he runs away to find his father. Acting on information from the police they follow a lead to Iowa, then eventually head for Colorado.