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ER: Season 8

8x02 The Longer You Stay

  • 2001-10-05T02:00:00Z on NBC
  • 45 mins
  • Jonathan Kaplan
  • Jack Orman
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama

Carter inquires about an attending position; Weaver pretty much turns him down. He also gets stuck at the hospital with a never-ending rush of patients from a stampede at a rock concert, and slips, hurting his back, while looking for Weaver. A frazzled Chen disappears for awhile, while Weaver goes to Doc Magoo's with her old private investigator--he's found her mother for real this time. Luka and Abby go to a bar; she gets mad when he ignores her and flirts with a French waitress, and they break up. Corday and Greene find it difficult to balance their schedules; she wants to hire a nanny to take care of Ella. Benton discovers that Carla died in a car accident; Reese was slightly injured also. Malucci makes a fatal assumption with a patient, which Chen signs off on anyway, earning them both Weaver's ire. They blame it on Weaver not answering their pages; we later see that Weaver left her pager in the bathroom at Doc Magoo's.