Lucy continues on her path of self-doubt and first-job jitters as two patients with separate peculiar fetishes test the young medical student's patience. Also, Carol covers for Lucy with a watchful eye when Lucy panics. Dr. Corday receives a significant visit from her father, Dr. Charles Corday, forcing her to make a meaningful professional decision. When Dr. Greene learns that a young patient suffered a fatal kick from his karate teacher, he makes a decision regarding his volunteer job offer from the local fire department. Gang members admitted to County General after a turf war heat up the emergency room with their macho banter, but the real fight begins when their feisty girlfriends show up. Elsewhere, Dr. Ross still contends with Dr. Weaver's judgmental distrust and Jerry tries to keep his cool when the hospital's air conditioning unit breaks down.
Episode number: 5x2 Production Number: 467552 Airdate: Thursday October 01st, 1998