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ER: The Miracle Worker

On Christmas Eve, Dr. Carter pulls off a miracle when he revives an 18-year-old boy who's been flat-lined for over 30 minutes. However, when it is discovered that the boy is brain dead, his mother refuses to give up hope that her son will be fine. When another teenager with the same rare blood type comes into the ER in need of a liver transplant, Carter attempts to salvage the Christmas miracle. Meanwhile, a cranky old man in an elf suit tests Dr. Greene's patience. Dr. Benton's plans to spend Christmas Eve with his son are hampered by Dr. Romano, who dumps his workload on him so that he can attend a hospital function with Dr. Corday.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x10
Production Number: 467560
Airdate: Thursday December 17th, 1998

Alternate Airdates:

FI (MTV3) May 20, 1999

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Special Guest Stars
Mare Winningham
As Dr. Amanda Lee

Guest Stars
Conni Marie Brazelton
As Nurse Connie Oligario
Dinah Lenney
As Nurse Shirley
Ellen Crawford
As Nurse Lydia Wright
Gedde Watanabe
As Nurse Yosh Takata
Lisa Nicole Carson
As Carla Reese
Perry Anzilotti
As Perry, Anesthesiologist
Richard Narita
As Frank Mikami
Cork Hubbert
As Grumpy Elf
Felecia M. Bell
As Janna Mikami
Julia Whelan
As Laura
Laurie O'Brien
As Mrs. Richards
Patricia Fraser
As Flossie Hutton
Tom Amandes
As David Gardner
Travis McKenna
As Mr. DeMisa
Main Cast
Noah Wyle
As Dr. John Carter
Anthony Edwards
As Dr. Mark Greene
George Clooney
As Dr. Doug Ross
Julianna Margulies
As Nurse Carol Hathaway
Alex Kingston
As Dr. Elizabeth Corday
Laura Innes
As Dr. Kerry Weaver
Eriq La Salle
As Dr. Peter Benton
Kellie Martin
As Lucy Knight
Gloria Reuben
As P.A. Jeanie Boulet
Warning: ER season 5 episode 10 guide may contain spoilers
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