History Characters / ER

12th Jan '16 3:02:35 PM DrOO7
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* FunctionalAddict: While he clearly has a drinking problem--he shows up drunk at the hospital in the pilot episode and Mark's reaction indicates that this isn't the first time this has happened--it never seems to affect his work or cause any other mishaps for him. Even when he gets his act together he never declares himself to be an alcoholic and given that he seems less inclined to drink when things are going well for him, he may just be very inclined to DrowningMySorrows.

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* FunctionalAddict: While he clearly has a drinking problem--he problem-he shows up drunk at the hospital in the pilot episode and Mark's reaction indicates that this isn't the first time this has happened--it never seems to affect his work or cause any other mishaps for him. Even when he gets his act together he never declares himself to be an alcoholic and given that he seems less inclined to drink when things are going well for him, he may just be very inclined to DrowningMySorrows.
12th Jan '16 2:58:08 PM DrOO7
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* FunctionalAddict: While he clearly has a drinking problem--he shows up drunk at the hospital in the pilot episode and Mark's reaction indicates that this isn't the first time this has happened--it never seems to affect his work or cause any other mishaps for him. Even when he gets his act together he never declares himself to be an alcoholic and given that he seems less inclined to drink when things are going well for him, he may just be very inclined to DrowningMySorrows.
9th Jan '16 6:27:53 PM DrOO7
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--> Romano: Bet you didn't even think I had a mother, did you?
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--> Romano: Bet you didn't even think I had ''had'' a mother, did you?

* {{Retirony}}: [[spoiler: Was preparing to propose to his girlfriend shortly before he was killed. He was also about to be promoted, which would invert this trope.]]

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* {{Retirony}}: TooHappyToLive: [[spoiler: Was preparing to propose to his girlfriend shortly before and had just been named the new ER chief when he was killed. He was also about to be promoted, which would invert this trope.killed.]]
26th Dec '15 10:38:30 PM DrOO7
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* Retirony: Is blissfully happy with her girlfriend and her newborn son just before the woman's killed in a fire.
3rd Dec '15 12:30:58 PM Movienut376
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** Greene actually describes himself as the sole of "a lapsed Catholic and an agnostic Jew."
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** Greene actually describes himself as the sole son of "a lapsed Catholic and an agnostic Jew."
3rd Dec '15 12:30:34 PM Movienut376
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** Greene actually describes himself as the sole of "a lapsed Catholic and an agnostic Jew."
28th Oct '15 4:52:47 PM DrOO7
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* AmbitionIsEvil. And how, given the number of deceitful things she does to either advance or maintain her career, in stark contrast to Mark, who is happy to remain an attending.
17th Oct '15 1:08:21 AM DrOO7
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* TookALevelInJerkass: After Mark gets beaten up he becomes cynical and unpleasant and while arguably he deals with some patients the way they should be dealt with,most of the time he just comes off as a total jerk. It doesn't last.
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* TookALevelInJerkass: After Mark gets Starting in Season 3 after Susan leaves, beginning with him violating Jeanie's privacy by snooping into her files to find out her HIV status. It kicks into high gear after he's beaten up he up--he becomes cynical and unpleasant and while arguably he deals with some patients the way they should be dealt with,most of the time he just comes off as a total jerk. It doesn't last.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: After Mark gets beaten HonorBeforeReason: Not only does she refuse to let her fatal error be covered up he becomes cynical or used to punish the other nurses, she insists on taking full responsibility and unpleasant being reprimanded despite knowing that it could cost her her job and while arguably he deals with some patients the way they should be dealt with,most of the time he just comes off as a total jerk. It doesn't last.possibly even her nursing license.
8th Sep '15 4:46:13 AM Morgenthaler
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Absurdly Youthful Mother has been made into a supertrope. Wicks will be moved to subtropes where appropriate.
* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother: She had her son at 15.

* TeenPregnancy: Unlike most teen pregnancies though, Sam and her son are fairly level-headed.
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* TeenPregnancy: She had her son at 15. Unlike most teen pregnancies though, Sam and her son are fairly level-headed.
29th Aug '15 7:45:19 PM DrOO7
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* ControlFreak
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