History Characters / ER

29th Nov '17 7:37:21 PM DrOO7
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** She also quits for good to euthanize her dying father and bury him in his native China.



* ItRunsInTheFamily: Her mother is a doctor as well.

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* ItRunsInTheFamily: Her mother is a doctor parents are doctors as well.



* ReallyGetsAround: His ''first'' scene is of him waking up in bed with two women, and womanizing reputation is well established afterwards.

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* ReallyGetsAround: His ''first'' scene is of him waking up in bed [[AThreesomeIsHot with two women, women]], and his womanizing reputation is well established afterwards.



* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Bossy, abrasive, take charge and take no nonsense? Sounds a lot like either Kerry Weaver or Angela Hicks.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Bossy, abrasive, take takes charge and take takes no nonsense? Sounds a lot like either Kerry Weaver or Angela Hicks.
18th Nov '17 12:32:16 AM DrOO7
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* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: By the time she saved the money for an abortion, she couldn't work up the nerve to go through with it.


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* WifeBasherBasher: Punches out an abusive boyfriend when he not only calls the girl a slut, he grabs Sam's arm, arguably making her actions self-defense.
14th Nov '17 8:17:37 PM DrOO7
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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Bossy, abrasive, take charge and take no nonsense? Sounds a lot like either Kerry Weaver or Angela Hicks.
13th Nov '17 12:59:26 PM DrOO7
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* ClingyJealousGirl: Is understandably pissy about Pratt flirting with Neela right in front of her, but she unfairly takes it out on ''Neela'', who was completely unaware their relationship.


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* CharacterDevelopment: Goes from a shy neophyte, to confident physician to even more confident surgeon.
7th Nov '17 8:24:06 PM DrOO7
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* NeverLiveItDown: The guide wire incident. Chen left a guide wire in a man's chest when she was a med student. Six years later Carter brings the incident up as a a way [[InsaneTrollLogic of proving that he's not a drug addict and that he's not spiraling out of control]] and Weaver and Romano bring use the incident as pretence to demote her from her position as Chief Resident following her and Malucci's accidental killing of a patient.

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* NeverLiveItDown: The guide wire incident. Chen left a guide wire in a man's chest when she was a med student. Six years later Carter brings the incident up as a a way [[InsaneTrollLogic of proving that he's not a drug addict and that he's not spiraling out of control]] and Weaver and Romano bring use the incident as pretence to demote her from her position as Chief Resident following her and Malucci's accidental killing of a patient.



** Then she's PutOnABus again at Christmas of 2004, leaving Chicago to bury her father in his native China.

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** Then she's PutOnABus again at in Christmas of 2004, leaving Chicago to bury her father in his native China.



* AscendedExtra: In her first appearance, she was an OB nurse at Carol's birth. Not long after, she transferred to be an ER nurse while working on her MD.

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* AscendedExtra: In her first appearance, she was an OB nurse at Carol's birth. Not long after, she appeared in the ER as a medical student, and was later transferred to be an ER nurse while working on her MD.after being forced to drop out of medical school.



* ParentalSubstitute: Was this to her own mother and brother whenever her mother was in a manic or depressive state.



* YourCheatingHeart: Sleeps with another man while Luka is away in one of her alcohol-induced blackouts.

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* YourCheatingHeart: Sleeps Her first husband cheated on her (in his defense, this was after she froze him out following her abortion), and she sleeps with another man while Luka is away in one of her alcohol-induced blackouts.


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* LadykillerInLove: His womanizing ways are established from his first scene, but he seems to genuinely fall in love with Neela.


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* ReallyGetsAround: His ''first'' scene is of him waking up in bed with two women, and womanizing reputation is well established afterwards.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: He has a few of Doug's characteristics, namely an abusive past that influences his good (anger about abused children) and bad (sleeping around) behavior.
6th Nov '17 6:12:50 PM DrOO7
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* RapeAsBackstory: His BerserkButton reaction to a pedophile patient leads to the revelation that he was molested by one of his mother's boyfriends.

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* RapeAsBackstory: His BerserkButton reaction to a pedophile patient leads to the revelation him confessing to Morris that he was molested by one of his mother's boyfriends.
4th Nov '17 6:27:10 PM DrOO7
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* FriendToAllChildren: Consistently interacted very well with kids, despite her inability to get along with anyone else.



* UptightLovesWild: Her and her girlfriends upon her coming out of the closest. Aside from their carefree, fun-loving personalities clashing with her prim and proper one, they were also comfortable and open with their sexuality while Kerry acted downright terrified to even be seen with them in public, at one point literally running and hiding to avoid running into two of her coworkers while out on a date.

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* UptightLovesWild: Her and her girlfriends upon her coming out of the closest. Aside from their carefree, fun-loving personalities clashing with her prim and proper one, they were also comfortable and open with their sexuality while Kerry acted downright terrified to even be seen with them in public, at one point literally running and hiding to avoid running into two of her coworkers while out on a date.


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* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Likely because he was unable to save his own family during the war, he develops this, often to his detriment--he takes a waitress from his favorite bar under his wing, blithely ignoring all signs that she's a thief and a liar.
30th Oct '17 11:55:42 AM DrOO7
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* FamilyVsCareer: Leaves County and emergency medicine for what looks like a [[HospitalParadiso rather dull clinic job]] so that he can have better work hours and get custody of his son.

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* FamilyVsCareer: FamilyVersusCareer: Leaves County and emergency medicine for what looks like a [[HospitalParadiso rather dull clinic job]] so that he can have better work hours and get custody of his son.



* CareerVsFamily: Having quit her job in anger after realizing that Weaver screwed her over, she tearfully tells Carter, "Whatever sacrifice you make for this place, make sure it's worth it" , indicating that the reason she gave up her son for adoption was to focus on her career and now regrets it.


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* FamilyVersusCareer: Having quit her job in anger after realizing that Weaver screwed her over, she tearfully tells Carter, "Whatever sacrifice you make for this place, make sure it's worth it" , indicating that the reason she gave up her son for adoption was to focus on her career and that she now regrets it.
30th Oct '17 11:37:47 AM DrOO7
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* CareerVsFamily: Leaves County and emergency medicine for what looks like a [[HospitalParadiso rather dull clinic job so that he can have better work hours and get custody of his son.


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* FamilyVsCareer: Leaves County and emergency medicine for what looks like a [[HospitalParadiso rather dull clinic job]] so that he can have better work hours and get custody of his son.
28th Oct '17 9:53:59 PM DrOO7
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* CareerVsFamily: Having quit her job in anger after realizing that Weaver screwed her over, she tearfully tells Carter, "Whatever sacrifice you make for this place, make sure it's worth it" , indicating that the reason she gave up her son for adoption was to focus on her career and now regrets it.
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