September 23, 1999 12:00 am
A priest is genitally mutilated during a mugging; a patient dies after a routine liposuction; Jeffrey refuses to perform surgery on a child.
September 30, 1999 12:00 am
A heart becomes available for transplant, but there are two patients waiting and Drs. Geiger and Watters must choose which patient will receive the heart. Jeffrey tries to place Alicia into an exclusive kindergarten. Aaron tries to hold a welcoming party for the new doctors.
October 7, 1999 12:00 am
A doctor with Tourette's Syndrome is brought to Chicago Hope to operate on an infant with a severe heart defect. A patient comes into the ER with, what he claims to be, Albert Einstein's brain and gives it to Dr. Wilkes. A woman is using plastic surgery to make herself look like a Barbie Doll.
October 14, 1999 12:00 am
Dr. McNeil goes to magnificent lengths to save the arm of a young baseball star. A little girl is brought into the ER after being hit by a car.
October 21, 1999 12:00 am
The doctors fight to save Cacaci's life after he jumps from a six story building in a suicide attempt, although Cacaci's fiancee says that someone pushed him off the building.
October 28, 1999 12:00 am
A widow wants to be impregnated with the sperm of her former husband. Rats take over the hospital.
November 11, 1999 12:00 am
The hospital is quarantined after a deadly virus is discovered; a child is missing in the hospital.
November 18, 1999 12:00 am
Dr. Alberghetti performs a surgery with another surgeon, who is in Sri Lanka.
December 9, 1999 12:00 am
On the way to a football game, Aaron and Jack get sidetracked... after they find themselves in a hostage situation with 3 wounded patients, a loose gunman, and the police about ready to enter the building.
January 6, 2000 12:00 am
Dr. Hanlon must fight against her department heads when they decide they no longer want her to perform pro-bono operations. Dr. Alberghetti tries to help a young man with a staph infection.
January 13, 2000 12:00 am
Gina operates on a surgeon who's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
January 20, 2000 12:00 am
After a strain of hepatitis invades the hospital, the staff is forced to bring in a specialist in the disease -- Keith's estranged aunt.
February 3, 2000 12:00 am
A teenager is forced to live his life as a girl after the slip of a knife, and McNeil goes to court to try to help.
February 10, 2000 12:00 am
A father is told he can only donate his liver to one of his children, after both go into liver failure. Rose Webber comes back to Chicago Hope and finds that Aaron has started a new relationship -- with Gina.
February 17, 2000 12:00 am
Keith discovers a heart murmer while giving Alicia a physical. Jeremy performs an appendectomy on Siamese twins.
February 24, 2000 12:00 am
A mentally challenged couple enters the hospital. The husband needs open heart surgery. The wife discovers that she can't become pregnant after she was sterilized without her consent.
March 30, 2000 12:00 am
Shutt and Simon invent a procedure and use it to save the life of a girl. McNeil treat a wrestler who's been using steroids.
April 6, 2000 12:00 am
McNeil's friend is shot. Pancreatic cancer effects one of the conjoined twins that have entered the hospital.
April 13, 2000 12:00 am
The hospital is purchased by an HMO, and immediately suffers budget cuts. During an operation that Miller is filming for a documentary, the heart stops beating on both the patient and her unborn child.
April 20, 2000 12:00 am
McNeil goes against procedure and red tape and performs a hip replacement surgery. Shutt and Simon transplant a computer into a patients brain. Alberghetti tries to ignore her feelings for Miller.
April 27, 2000 12:00 am
Shutt's patient wakes up after being in a coma after 15 years. A man is denied health coverage, after saving Miller's life.
May 4, 2000 12:00 am
Rumors fly that the hospital is about to be sold again; a man seriously injured in an accident wants to be the guinea pig for the computer program he's invented that can help him move again.