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Emily Owens, M.D.: Emily And... The Tell-tale Heart

When a drug impaired patient in the ER embarrasses Emily, making her the laughing stock of the hospital, she tries to take Dr Bandari's advice to be tougher. Emily and Will discover that their teenage patient needs a partial liver transplant, but when neither parent is a match, a shocking secret is revealed. Meanwhile, Cassandra tries to get some intel on Will by being nice to Emily, while Tyra sets Emily up on a date with her ex without Emily's knowledge.

Source: The CW

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x5
Airdate: Tuesday November 20th, 2012

Director: Howard Deutch
Writer: David Babcock

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Nov 28, 2012
UK (REALLY) Sep 16, 2013


Guest Stars
Catherine BarrollCatherine Barroll
As Joyce Barnes
Christine WillesChristine Willes
As E.R. Nurse
Harry LennixHarry Lennix
As Tim Dupre
Michelle HarrisonMichelle Harrison
As Jessica
Chris CoyChris Coy
As Conor McCall
Lane EdwardsLane Edwards
As Luke Ballard
Marcus ColomaMarcus Coloma
As P.O. Rick Malone
Tanya ClarkeTanya Clarke
As Karen Ballard

Co-Guest Stars
Camille AtebeCamille Atebe
As O.R. Nurse
Hiro KanagawaHiro Kanagawa
As Dr. Nobu Chiba
Mark GhaniméMark Ghanimé
As Dr. Albagetti
Theresa WongTheresa Wong
As O.R. Nurse
Yoshie BancroftYoshie Bancroft
As Nurse Sunny
Eva AllanEva Allan
As Tracy Ballard
Sean Michael KyerSean Michael Kyer
As Sam Ballard
Shaine JonesShaine Jones
As Anesthesiologist
Zahf ParooZahf Paroo
As Dr. Asad Tauana
Main Cast
Mamie GummerMamie Gummer
As Emily Owens
Necar ZadeganNecar Zadegan
As Gina Bandari
Michael RadyMichael Rady
As Micah Barnes
Kelly McCrearyKelly McCreary
As Tyra Dupre
Aja Naomi KingAja Naomi King
As Cassandra Kopelson
Justin HartleyJustin Hartley
As Will Collins


The episode begins with Emily driving to work and thinking about her college days and how she is trying to ignore the feelings of guilt. She runs into a car in the parking lot and leaves her number on the wind shield. Micah asks the reception if Joyce Barnes has checked in; his mother. No, she hasn’t. He finds Joyce chit chatting with Emily and Joyce tells him about a car accident Emily was in earlier. Micah wants to take Joyce for her CT scan and tells Emily that he was thinking of putting her on his mom’s case. More time to chit chat!! Bandari and the interns arrive to meet a young patient Sam who has Hepatitis and will need a partial liver transplant. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorJennie Snyder
Executive ProducerDan Jinks  |  Jennie Snyder
Co-Executive ProducerJoanna Johnson
Supervising ProducerDavid Warren
ProducerJae Marchant
Co-ProducerGina Lamar
Consulting ProducerDavid Babcock  |  John C. Kelley
Production DesignerJames Philpott
EditorRaul Davalos
CastingDebbie George  |  Scott Genkinger  |  Heike Brandstatter  |  Coreen Mayrs
First Assistant DirectorIan Samoil
Second Assistant DirectorCy Peck
MusicThe Transcenders
Music EditorCarli Barber
Music SupervisorKevin Edelman
Costume DesignerKatia Stano
Set DecoratorAndrea French
Location ManagerSheri Mayervich
Transportation CoordinatorBlake Zickefoose
Property MasterAleya Naiman
Construction CoordinatorMike Rennison
Production Sound MixerJames Kusan
Script SupervisorSusan Lambie
Production CoordinatorShalla Edl
Script CoordinatorDavid Rosenberg
Assistant EditorCindy Fret
Post Production SupervisorGabriel Garcia
Supervising Sound EditorChris Welch
Re-Recording MixerBill Freesh  |  Elmo Ponsdomenech
Director of PhotographyBob Aschmann
Post Production CoordinatorRobin Fitzgerald (2)
Production ManagerScott Graham (3)
Production AccountantJacqueline Wechselberger
Chief Lighting TechnicianScott Clark
"A" Camera OperatorNeil Seale
Department Head HairJanice Workman
Department Head Make-upTanya Howard
Original CastingBruce H. Newberg
ColoristDan Judy
"B" Camera OperatorDean Heselden
Extras Casting DirectorDoreen Ferreira
First Company GripRon MacLeay
Medical ConsultantJennifer Ellice, M.D.
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