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Chicago Hope

The Parent Rap (Season 2, Episode 20)
TV Episode | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Dr. Austin struggles to make her father, a Christian Scientist, listen to reason when he refuses to let her operate on his heart. Aaron grapples with his feelings toward his father in the wake of his death. Meanwhile, Dr. Sutton delivers a...See moreDr. Austin struggles to make her father, a Christian Scientist, listen to reason when he refuses to let her operate on his heart. Aaron grapples with his feelings toward his father in the wake of his death. Meanwhile, Dr. Sutton delivers a child of indeterminate gender, forcing the infant's parents to make a difficult decision. Jeffrey Geiger provides comic relief, returning as a member of a performing clown troupe. Written by Jwelch5742 See less
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Director
Writers
Composer
Cinematographer
Kenneth Zunder (as Kenneth D. Zunder)
Editor
Jim Stewart (as James Austin Stewart)
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Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 29, 1996

Release date
Apr 29, 1996 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Christine Lahti
Dr. Kathryn Austin Dr. Kathryn Austin   See fewer
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Adam Arkin
Dr. Aaron Shutt Dr. Aaron Shutt   See fewer
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Jamey Sheridan
Dr. John Sutton Dr. John Sutton   See fewer
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Roxanne Hart
Nurse Camille Shutt Nurse Camille Shutt   See fewer
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Peter Berg
Dr. Billy Kronk (credit only) Dr. Billy Kronk (credit only)   See fewer
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Thomas Gibson
Dr. Daniel Nyland Dr. Daniel Nyland   See fewer
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Vondie Curtis-Hall
Dr. Dennis Hancock (credit only) Dr. Dennis Hancock (credit only)   See fewer
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Jayne Brook
Dr. Diane Grad (credit only) Dr. Diane Grad (credit only)   See fewer
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Hector Elizondo
Dr. Phillip Watters Dr. Phillip Watters   See fewer
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Mandy Patinkin
Dr. Jeffrey Geiger Dr. Jeffrey Geiger   See fewer
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Paul McCrane
Bob Broussard Bob Broussard   See fewer
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Cynthia Lynch
Gail Broussard Gail Broussard   See fewer
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John Apicella
Baby Doctor Baby Doctor   See fewer
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Shizuko Hoshi
Baby Doctor Baby Doctor   See fewer
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Eve Brenner
Patient Patient   See fewer
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George Gaynes
Brook Austin Brook Austin   See fewer
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Stuart Charno
Dr. Lloyd Chernow (as Stu Charno) Dr. Lloyd Chernow (as Stu Charno)   See fewer
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Michael Christensen
Dr. Stubbs Dr. Stubbs   See fewer
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Heide Karp
Dr. Funny Bones Dr. Funny Bones   See fewer
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Maggie Murphy
Katie Murphy Katie Murphy   See fewer
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Joseph B. Henry
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 14 votes