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St. Elsewhere

Playing God: Part 1 (Season 3, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

Fiscus gives the new residents a tour of the hospital. A nun must decide whether to disconnect life support when her fellow sister, injured in a car accident, is declared brain dead. After stalled negotiations with management, the nurse's ...See moreFiscus gives the new residents a tour of the hospital. A nun must decide whether to disconnect life support when her fellow sister, injured in a car accident, is declared brain dead. After stalled negotiations with management, the nurse's union considers striking. Three city firefighters are rushed to the hospital after suffering serious burns. Clancy tells Jack that she is pregnant but has no plans on keeping the baby. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
Mark Tinker (developed by) | John Masius (developed by) | Joshua Brand (created by) | John Falsey (created by) | Tom Fontana
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 19, 1984

Release date
Sep 19, 1984 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Ed Flanders
Dr. Donald Westphall Dr. Donald Westphall   See fewer
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Norman Lloyd
Dr. Daniel Auschlander Dr. Daniel Auschlander   See fewer
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Ed Begley Jr.
Dr. Victor Ehrlich Dr. Victor Ehrlich   See fewer
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Ellen Bry
Nurse Shirley Daniels Nurse Shirley Daniels   See fewer
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Stephen Furst
Dr. Elliot Axelrod Dr. Elliot Axelrod   See fewer
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Mark Harmon
Dr. Robert Caldwell Dr. Robert Caldwell   See fewer
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Terence Knox
Dr. Peter White Dr. Peter White   See fewer
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Eric Laneuville
Luther Hawkins Luther Hawkins   See fewer
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Howie Mandel
Dr. Wayne Fiscus Dr. Wayne Fiscus   See fewer
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David Morse
Dr. Jack Morrison Dr. Jack Morrison   See fewer
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Christina Pickles
Nurse Helen Rosenthal Nurse Helen Rosenthal   See fewer
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Cynthia Sikes
Dr. Annie Cavanero Dr. Annie Cavanero   See fewer
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Denzel Washington
Dr. Philip Chandler Dr. Philip Chandler   See fewer
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William Daniels
Dr. Mark Craig Dr. Mark Craig   See fewer
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Helen Hunt
Clancy Williams Clancy Williams   See fewer
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Sagan Lewis
Dr. Jacqueline Wade Dr. Jacqueline Wade   See fewer
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Stephen Elliott
Manny Schecter Manny Schecter   See fewer
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John Hammond
Michael Duffy Michael Duffy   See fewer
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Ernie Hudson
Jerry Close Jerry Close   See fewer
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Francis X. McCarthy
Father Lindsay Flynn (as Frank McCarthy) Father Lindsay Flynn (as Frank McCarthy)   See fewer
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Priscilla Morrill
Sister Teresa Sister Teresa   See fewer
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Michael Learned
Sister Millicent Domenica Sister Millicent Domenica   See fewer
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Jennifer Savidge
Nurse Lucy Papandrao Nurse Lucy Papandrao   See fewer
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Byron Stewart
Warren Coolidge Warren Coolidge   See fewer
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Brian Tochi
Dr. Alan Poe Dr. Alan Poe   See fewer
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Judith Hansen
Dr. Emily Humes Dr. Emily Humes   See fewer
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Christina Kokubo
Paramedic Faith Yee Paramedic Faith Yee   See fewer
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S. Pearl Sharp
Nurse Peggy Shotwell (as Saundra Sharp) Nurse Peggy Shotwell (as Saundra Sharp)   See fewer
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John Hamelin
Dr. Swales Dr. Swales   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.2 / 10 | 26 votes