One Can Only Hope
Tensions between the nurses and doctors hit a fever pitch as a petition against Luka leaves the ER short-staffed; Abby's brother (Tom Everett Scott) returns with some all-too-familiar manic tendencies; Chen gives in to Pratt's less-than-tender loving care after a violent patient gets under her skin; and Nathan (Don Cheadle) irks---then impresses---Corday and Carter by talking a terminal patient out of giving up. Harkins: Leslie Bibb. Pratt: Mekhi Phifer. Leon: Marcello Thedford. Chuni: Laura Ceron. Haleh: Yvette Freeman.