Season 9 Episodes

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Season 9, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/15/2003
Carter travels to the Congo after Luka calls and asks for help. During the course of his two weeks there, he learns how much different the conditions are against what he's used to.
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When Night Meets Day

Season 9, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/8/2003
Carter's day shift and Pratt's night shift (his final shift at County) are intercut. Both men have extremely busy days.
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Foreign Affairs

Season 9, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/1/2003
Kovac defies the rules to get a dying Croatian boy to Chicago in a race to save his life. Despite receiving tragic news, Carter tries to prevent grieving gang member Curtis from seeking vengeance.
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Things Change

Season 9, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/24/2003
Abby treats a psychotic patient who has overdosed on his medication. Eric, Abby's brother, finally calls.
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Finders Keepers

Season 9, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/3/2003
After being pushed out of his job as Chief of Staff by Kerry, Romano takes control of the ER and wreaks havoc and manages to get himself beaten up in a bar after work.
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The Advocate (a.k.a. Side Effects)

Season 9, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/13/2003
Alderman Bright returns to blackmail Weaver into treating his gay lover for syphilis (off the records, of course).
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A Thousand Cranes

Season 9, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/20/2003
Three people are murdered at Doc Magoo's. One person is severely injured. In a search for the suspects, Gallant and Pratt are pulled over and arrested while returning from the gym.
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A Boy Falling Out of the Sky

Season 9, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/13/2003
With Eric still missing, Maggie returns to town. Carter tells Abby he wants to marry her. Weaver gives Luka an ultimatum regarding his job.
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No Strings Attached

Season 9, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/6/2003
After taking care of a wounded prostitute and bringing her case to the attention of social services, Chen confronts her past by telling Pratt about giving up her baby for adoption.
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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Season 9, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/30/2003
Pratt is overwhelmed when Leon persuades him to treat a badly wounded robber who duped Leon into participating in a crime.
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A Saint in the City

Season 9, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/16/2003
Weaver confronts a dilemma when influential alderman John Bright, seeking treatment after a fall, tests positive for syphilis—potentially damaging information that could become public.
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A Little Help From My Friends

Season 9, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/9/2003
When Pratt is witnessed bringing a gun into the emergency room, Carter feels compelled to defend him.
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Season 9, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/12/2002
The past 24 hours play in reverse after Luka gets into a car accident with Erin. Luka was forced into working hungover after a staff Christmas party, leading to a patient being brain dead.
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Next of Kin

Season 9, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/5/2002
Abby is distressed when her mother interferes with Eric's treatment at a psychiatric hospital. Pratt treats a frightened young girl who has been injured in an auto accident and desperately wants to hide a secret.
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First Snowfall

Season 9, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/21/2002
Abby's family nightmare continues as she and her mother Maggie search for Abby's missing brother Eric, who Abby suspects is suffering from serious mental problems.
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Tell Me Where It Hurts

Season 9, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/14/2002
Abby fears the worst when her brother Eric suddenly disappears. Carter and Chen treat a frightened Chinese immigrant nanny, Tong-Yi, whom they suspect was impregnated by her employer.
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One Can Only Hope

Season 9, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/7/2002
Corday clashes with new surgical resident Paul Nathan regarding his intervention into the treatment of a sickly young woman, Alison, who has signed a "do not resuscitate" order.
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A Hopeless Wound

Season 9, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/31/2002
On a busy Halloween night, Carter and Abby are the only staffers in costume when victims of an apartment building fire pack the ER.
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Walk Like a Man

Season 9, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/17/2002
Weaver makes a mistake on live television while demonstrating flu shots, inadvertently sticking two reporters with the same needle.
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Season 9, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/10/2002
Lewis treats an end-stage Huntington's patient, whose mother has already watched her husband wither from the disease.
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Dead Again

Season 9, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/3/2002
Two months after the lockdown, a new group of med students arrives in the ER to pandemonium, caused by the closure of another city ER.
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Chaos Theory

Season 9, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/26/2002
Abby, Carter, Chen, Pratt and homeless Stan will be confined to the ER for two weeks, while all of the other patients are evacuated and sent to different hospitals.