Dr. Weaver talks Jeanie into assisting in a study on the effect of exercise on night-shift workers. Dr. Greene, battling with the hospital attorney who refuses to let him treat an incoherent patient, finds an unexpected friend in Nurse Marquez. Nurse Hathaway's solution to the hospital's budget crises upsets the nursing staff. When Charlie, reappears and asks Dr. Ross for another favor, his refusal to help unwittingly puts her in a dangerous situation. Dr. Carter avoids listening to Dr. Gant's personal problems, and sneaks off to a rendezvous with Dr. Keaton. Frustrated in his attempt to secure another pediatric surgery rotation, Dr. Benton takes out his anger on Dr. Gant in front of the hospital staff. Later, Benton, Carter and Doyle frantically work to save a man who threw himself in front of the train -- and soon realize it's Dr. Gant.