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20th Aug '15 2:15:24 AM XFllo
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** A young man is badly hurt and everybody assumes he was a jumper. The three presiding surgeons (except Gato) are ''very'' reluctant to treat him, but they do - and loudly complain about it, as they feel that they are letting medicine, effort, and donated organs go to waste on someone who doesn't want to live - and after his innards were shredded, most definitely wouldn't want to continue living after that, either. [[spoiler:The team's attitude change when they find that he was shoved off, not suicidal. Hooten calls them on it later after the patient filed a complaint (he was half-conscious the entire time) and is extremely harsh on them because suicidal people are ill, not losers unwilling to live.]]

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** A young man is badly hurt and everybody assumes he was a jumper. The three presiding surgeons (except Gato) are ''very'' reluctant to treat him, but they do - and loudly complain about it, as they feel that they are letting medicine, effort, and donated organs go to waste on someone who doesn't want to live - and after his innards were shredded, most definitely wouldn't want to continue living after that, either. [[spoiler:The team's attitude change changes when they find that he was shoved off, not suicidal. Hooten calls them on it later after the patient filed a complaint (he was half-conscious the entire time) and is extremely harsh on them because suicidal people are ill, not losers unwilling to live.]]
20th Aug '15 2:13:53 AM XFllo
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* DrivenToSuicide: One Patient of the Week is brought badly hurt, and everybody assumes he was a jumper because he was found under the window. The team are reluctant to treat him, but they do nevertheless. He might end up an organ donor but they actually need organs for him. [[spoiler:The team's attitude change when they find that he in fact did not try to commit a suicide, but was pushed. Dr. Hooten calls them on it later and is extremely harsh on them, because suicidal people are considered ill, not losers unwilling to live. Well-played, Dr. Hooten, well-played. Jerkass Has a Point in this series for a reason, and he was not a jerkass at this matter at all.]]



* ShowerOfLove: [[spoiler:Tina and Ty have a shower together in "One Fine Day". Lots of skin, lots of legs, some manly chest, and two hot wet bodies. Fanservice UpToEleven, and very probably a case of Shower of Love.]]
* SingleTear: Dr. Tina Ridgeway sheds one perfect Single Tear when she and Dr. Wilson talk [[spoiler:about her break up with her husband.]] He hugs her and tells her he wants to be there for her. Cue the show's favorite close-up shot of both doctors' gorgeous eyes, and one tear flowing down her face.

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* ShowerOfLove: [[spoiler:Tina Tina and Ty have a shower together in "One Fine Day". Lots of skin, lots of legs, some manly chest, and two hot wet bodies. Fanservice UpToEleven, and very probably a case of Shower of Love.]]
Love.
* SingleTear: Dr. Tina Ridgeway sheds one perfect Single Tear tear when she and Dr. Wilson talk [[spoiler:about about her break up with her husband.]] husband. He hugs her and tells her he wants to be there for her. Cue the show's favorite close-up shot of both doctors' gorgeous eyes, and one tear flowing down her face.


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* SuicideIsShameful: One patient of the week is brought badly hurt, and everybody assumes he was a jumper because a witness reported he had seen him fall from a roof. The team are reluctant to treat him, feeling he just sucks money from the system; they might cure him, but he would soon try to kill himself again. He might end up an organ donor but they actually need organs for him. The team's attitude changed when they find that he in fact did not try to commit a suicide, but was pushed. Dr. Hooten, their boss, is extremely harsh on them, because suicidal people are and should be considered ill, not losers unwilling to live.
16th Aug '15 8:42:27 AM XFllo
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* ShowerScene[=/=]ShowerOfLove: [[spoiler:Tina and Ty have a shower together in "One Fine Day". Lots of skin, lots of legs, some manly chest, and two hot wet bodies. Fanservice UpToEleven, and very probably a case of Shower of Love.]]

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* ShowerScene[=/=]ShowerOfLove: ShowerOfLove: [[spoiler:Tina and Ty have a shower together in "One Fine Day". Lots of skin, lots of legs, some manly chest, and two hot wet bodies. Fanservice UpToEleven, and very probably a case of Shower of Love.]]
16th Aug '15 8:41:00 AM XFllo
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* OfficeRomance:
** Medical issues are brilliantly combined with legal matters. Chelsea General saw some budding relationships among the doctors, and one is potentially very dangerous for the hospital. [[spoiler: It's Tina and Ty's relationship. Her husband wants to sue him and the hospital for destroying their marriage.]]
** Dr. Sydney Napur starts dating Dr. Silverman in the very first episode.
* RedemptionInTheRain: Dr. Sung Park has terrible bedside manners in general. He let a widow decide whether to pull a plug, then after Hooten's intervention realized that he was inconsiderate. He went to her to apologize and cried. In the rain.

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* OfficeRomance:
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OfficeRomance: Medical issues are brilliantly combined with legal matters. Chelsea General saw some budding relationships among the doctors, and one is potentially very dangerous for the hospital. [[spoiler: It's Tina and Ty's relationship. Her husband wants to sue him and the hospital for destroying their marriage.]]\n
** Dr. Sydney Napur starts dating Dr. Silverman in the very first episode.
episode. They are from different departments, so there should be no conflict. It causes some tension between them because they see each other all the time, and Dr. Napur never stops working or thinking about medicine, and she meddles in Dr Silverman's cases.
** Two brilliant and cocky neurosurgeons, Drs. Tina Ridgeway and Tyler Wilson, have a connection and lots of {{UST}}. She's married, though not very happily. Their supervisor often asks them about their personal lives, especially Dr. Ridgeway. He's worried that her almost-romance and marriage problems will affect her professional performance. [[spoiler:She breaks up with her husband and the doctors later sleep together, though dialogue heavily implies that they were doing so all along. The cuckolded Mr. Ridgeway sues Dr. Wilson for breaking up his marriage. During their legal meeting, Dr. Wilson says that many doctors have love affairs and close relationships. The lawyer pricks up his ears and wants to hear more. Dr. Wilson's lawyer who also represents Chelsea General quickly ends up the meeting because he realizes that this could mean a major law suit and could harm the hospital.]]
* OneOfOurOwn:
** One episode has Dr. Villanueva's estranged son being brought to the ER all stabbed with a kitchen knife. He wanted to operate on him, but Dr. Napur stopped him.
** The season finale featured [[spoiler:Tina being attacked by a disgruntled patient, requiring Dr. Park to operate on her, after he, Dr. Villanueva, and Dr. Hooten made it abundantly clear to Dr. Wilson that he would ''not'' be doing so.]]
* PatientOfTheWeek: Some of the cases feel like this trope, but there are usually several patients for each episode. Most people are actually treated as whole people, and most cases aren't mysterious at all. Some patients come back in later episodes with additional issues, which brings nice continuity rarely seen in patient characters.
** The pilot episode has a SassyBlackWoman who is suspected to be a hypochondriac, but she's seriously ill, and it was found out after several tests because of one obsessed doctor.
** {{Lampshaded}} in one episode when they couldn't diagnose a patient right away which is unusual for them. They are clearly missing something, and Dr. Robidaux asks whether they should call Dr. Series/{{House}}.
* RedemptionInTheRain: Dr. Sung Park has terrible bedside manners in general. He let a widow decide whether to pull a plug, then after Hooten's intervention realized that he was inconsiderate. He went to her to apologize and cried. In the rain.rain.
* SassyBlackWoman: A patient from the pilot episode is an obese black woman, and very outspoken, sometimes downright rude. It seems she's a hypochondriac and a chronic complainer, but Dr. Napur, who is a surgeon and doesn't really have to deal with this case, pushes doctors into other tests or looking for possibilities. The sassy patient was indeed seriously ill. She thanked Dr. Napur for saving her life before the surgery, but was as outspoken and rude-ish as ever.
* SayMyName: Dr. Wilson to Dr. Ridgeway [[spoiler:when she's seriously hurt and is about to undergo surgery]].
* ShoutOut:
** Franchise/JamesBond and his license to kill got a few mentions.
** The team try very hard -- and fail -- to diagnose a patient. Clearly they are missing something. Michelle asks whether they should call Series/{{House}}.
* ShowerOfAngst: Implied in the pilot episode. When Quinn dies on Dr. Ty Wilson's table, he's all bloody, and also shattered and miserable. He wants to go to talk to Quinn's mother, but Dr. Ridgeway tells him to get a shower first and change his scrubs, which he does and returns clean. Still shattered, though.
* ShowerScene[=/=]ShowerOfLove: [[spoiler:Tina and Ty have a shower together in "One Fine Day". Lots of skin, lots of legs, some manly chest, and two hot wet bodies. Fanservice UpToEleven, and very probably a case of Shower of Love.]]
* SingleTear: Dr. Tina Ridgeway sheds one perfect Single Tear when she and Dr. Wilson talk [[spoiler:about her break up with her husband.]] He hugs her and tells her he wants to be there for her. Cue the show's favorite close-up shot of both doctors' gorgeous eyes, and one tear flowing down her face.
* SocietyMarchesOn: One of the plots of the episode "One Fine Day" was of a gay man's care being argued over by his sister and his husband. At the time the episode aired, Oregon was not a state that recognized gay marriage. Meaning that the sister was legally the patient's next of kin, enabling her to make decisions on his behalf and choose a treatment that even ''she'' acknowledges that he wouldn't have wanted--keeping him on life support. The US Supreme Court's landmark decision regarding marriage equality on June 25, 2015, legalizing gay marriage in all fifty states, makes this storyline seem outdated even it aired just two years ago.
* {{Squick}}: In-universe when a patient deals rather strangely with her grief and wants to consume her own organ.
* TrueCompanions: There are diverse relationships among the doctors, and they argue and bicker a lot, but they support each other in a crisis. Their resemblance to a family dynamic is shown especially in the season one finale, which is even called "Family Ties" just in case some might miss it.
* UnresolvedSexualTension:
** Tina and Tyler. Lots of hand holding and longing looks, calling each other honey and sweetie and being there for each other.
** Michelle had -- well, not quite a thing, but almost a thing -- with Dr. Stewart Delany. Their good-bye with gentle hand touching is very sad.
* WillTheyOrWontThey: Tina and Tyler. She's married, but not very happily, and they are close. [[spoiler:They do. She also ambiguously admits she might love him a little at the beginning of the series which suggests an emotional affair at the very least, if not a full-fledged physical one, well before the series even started. Her husband sues Tyler for breaking up their marriage.]]
* WhatTheHellHero: The main point of the show is Dr. Hooten calling the surgeons out on their screw ups and insensitive behavior.
16th Aug '15 8:36:45 AM XFllo
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* OfficeRomance: Medical issues are brilliantly combined with legal matters. Chelsea General saw some budding relationships among the doctors, and one is potentially very dangerous for the hospital.
** Dr. Sydney Napur starts dating Dr. Silverman in the very first episode.

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Medical issues are brilliantly combined with legal matters. Chelsea General saw some budding relationships among the doctors, and one is potentially very dangerous for the hospital.
hospital. [[spoiler: It's Tina and Ty's relationship. Her husband wants to sue him and the hospital for destroying their marriage.]]
** Dr. Sydney Napur starts dating Dr. Silverman in the very first episode.episode.
* RedemptionInTheRain: Dr. Sung Park has terrible bedside manners in general. He let a widow decide whether to pull a plug, then after Hooten's intervention realized that he was inconsiderate. He went to her to apologize and cried. In the rain.
16th Aug '15 8:26:30 AM XFllo
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** Dr. Sydney Napur starts dating Dr. Silverman in the very first episode. They are from different departments, so there should be no conflict. It causes some tension between them because they see each other all the time, and Dr. Napur never stops working or thinking about medicine, and she meddles in Dr Silverman's cases.
** Two brilliant and cocky neurosurgeons, Drs. Tina Ridgeway and Tyler Wilson, have a connection and lots of {{UST}}. She's married, though not very happily. Their supervisor often asks them about their personal lives, especially Dr. Ridgeway. He's worried that her almost-romance and marriage problems will affect her professional performance. [[spoiler:She breaks up with her husband and the doctors later sleep together, though dialogue heavily implies that they were doing so all along. The cuckolded Mr. Ridgeway sues Dr. Wilson for breaking up his marriage. During their legal meeting, Dr. Wilson says that many doctors have love affairs and close relationships. The lawyer pricks up his ears and wants to hear more. Dr. Wilson's lawyer who also represents Chelsea General quickly ends up the meeting because he realizes that this could mean a major law suit and could harm the hospital.]]
* OneOfOurOwn:
** One episode has Dr. Villanueva's estranged son being brought to the ER all stabbed with a kitchen knife. He wanted to operate on him, but Dr. Napur stopped him.
** The season finale featured [[spoiler:Tina being attacked by a disgruntled patient, requiring Dr. Park to operate on her, after he, Dr. Villanueva, and Dr. Hooten made it abundantly clear to Dr. Wilson that he would ''not'' be doing so.]]
* PatientOfTheWeek: Some of the cases feel like this trope, but there are usually several patients for each episode. Most people are actually treated as whole people, and most cases aren't mysterious at all. Some patients come back in later episodes with additional issues, which brings nice continuity rarely seen in patient characters.
** The pilot episode has a SassyBlackWoman who is suspected to be a hypochondriac, but she's seriously ill, and it was found out after several tests because of one obsessed doctor.
** {{Lampshaded}} in one episode when they couldn't diagnose a patient right away which is unusual for them. They are clearly missing something, and Dr. Robidaux asks whether they should call Dr. Series/{{House}}.
* SassyBlackWoman: A patient from the pilot episode is an obese black woman, and very outspoken, sometimes downright rude. It seems she's a hypochondriac and a chronic complainer, but Dr. Napur, who is a surgeon and doesn't really have to deal with this case, pushes doctors into other tests or looking for possibilities. The sassy patient was indeed seriously ill. She thanked Dr. Napur for saving her life before the surgery, but was as outspoken and rude-ish as ever.
* SayMyName: Dr. Wilson to Dr. Ridgeway [[spoiler:when she's seriously hurt and is about to undergo surgery]].
* ShoutOut:
** Franchise/JamesBond and his license to kill got a few mentions.
** The team try very hard -- and fail -- to diagnose a patient. Clearly they are missing something. Michelle asks whether they should call Series/{{House}}.
* ShowerOfAngst: Implied in the pilot episode. When Quinn dies on Dr. Ty Wilson's table, he's all bloody, and also shattered and miserable. He wants to go to talk to Quinn's mother, but Dr. Ridgeway tells him to get a shower first and change his scrubs, which he does and returns clean. Still shattered, though.
* ShowerScene[=/=]ShowerOfLove: [[spoiler:Tina and Ty have a shower together in "One Fine Day". Lots of skin, lots of legs, some manly chest, and two hot wet bodies. Fanservice UpToEleven, and very probably a case of Shower of Love.]]
* SingleTear: Dr. Tina Ridgeway sheds one perfect Single Tear when she and Dr. Wilson talk [[spoiler:about her break up with her husband.]] He hugs her and tells her he wants to be there for her. Cue the show's favorite close-up shot of both doctors' gorgeous eyes, and one tear flowing down her face.
* SocietyMarchesOn: One of the plots of the episode "One Fine Day" was of a gay man's care being argued over by his sister and his husband. At the time the episode aired, Oregon was not a state that recognized gay marriage. Meaning that the sister was legally the patient's next of kin, enabling her to make decisions on his behalf and choose a treatment that even ''she'' acknowledges that he wouldn't have wanted--keeping him on life support. The US Supreme Court's landmark decision regarding marriage equality on June 25, 2015, legalizing gay marriage in all fifty states, makes this storyline seem outdated even it aired just two years ago.
* {{Squick}}: In-universe when a patient deals rather strangely with her grief and wants to consume her own organ.
* TrueCompanions: There are diverse relationships among the doctors, and they argue and bicker a lot, but they support each other in a crisis. Their resemblance to a family dynamic is shown especially in the season one finale, which is even called "Family Ties" just in case some might miss it.
* UnresolvedSexualTension:
** Tina and Tyler. Lots of hand holding and longing looks, calling each other honey and sweetie and being there for each other.
** Michelle had -- well, not quite a thing, but almost a thing -- with Dr. Stewart Delany. Their good-bye with gentle hand touching is very sad.
* WillTheyOrWontThey: Tina and Tyler. She's married, but not very happily, and they are close. [[spoiler:They do. She also ambiguously admits she might love him a little at the beginning of the series which suggests an emotional affair at the very least, if not a full-fledged physical one, well before the series even started. Her husband sues Tyler for breaking up their marriage.]]
* WhatTheHellHero: The main point of the show is Dr. Hooten calling the surgeons out on their screw ups and insensitive behavior.
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** Dr. Sydney Napur starts dating Dr. Silverman in the very first episode. They are from different departments, so there should be no conflict. It causes some tension between them because they see each other all the time, and Dr. Napur never stops working or thinking about medicine, and she meddles in Dr Silverman's cases.\n** Two brilliant and cocky neurosurgeons, Drs. Tina Ridgeway and Tyler Wilson, have a connection and lots of {{UST}}. She's married, though not very happily. Their supervisor often asks them about their personal lives, especially Dr. Ridgeway. He's worried that her almost-romance and marriage problems will affect her professional performance. [[spoiler:She breaks up with her husband and the doctors later sleep together, though dialogue heavily implies that they were doing so all along. The cuckolded Mr. Ridgeway sues Dr. Wilson for breaking up his marriage. During their legal meeting, Dr. Wilson says that many doctors have love affairs and close relationships. The lawyer pricks up his ears and wants to hear more. Dr. Wilson's lawyer who also represents Chelsea General quickly ends up the meeting because he realizes that this could mean a major law suit and could harm the hospital.]]\n* OneOfOurOwn:\n** One episode has Dr. Villanueva's estranged son being brought to the ER all stabbed with a kitchen knife. He wanted to operate on him, but Dr. Napur stopped him.\n** The season finale featured [[spoiler:Tina being attacked by a disgruntled patient, requiring Dr. Park to operate on her, after he, Dr. Villanueva, and Dr. Hooten made it abundantly clear to Dr. Wilson that he would ''not'' be doing so.]]\n* PatientOfTheWeek: Some of the cases feel like this trope, but there are usually several patients for each episode. Most people are actually treated as whole people, and most cases aren't mysterious at all. Some patients come back in later episodes with additional issues, which brings nice continuity rarely seen in patient characters.\n** The pilot episode has a SassyBlackWoman who is suspected to be a hypochondriac, but she's seriously ill, and it was found out after several tests because of one obsessed doctor.\n** {{Lampshaded}} in one episode when they couldn't diagnose a patient right away which is unusual for them. They are clearly missing something, and Dr. Robidaux asks whether they should call Dr. Series/{{House}}.\n* SassyBlackWoman: A patient from the pilot episode is an obese black woman, and very outspoken, sometimes downright rude. It seems she's a hypochondriac and a chronic complainer, but Dr. Napur, who is a surgeon and doesn't really have to deal with this case, pushes doctors into other tests or looking for possibilities. The sassy patient was indeed seriously ill. She thanked Dr. Napur for saving her life before the surgery, but was as outspoken and rude-ish as ever.\n* SayMyName: Dr. Wilson to Dr. Ridgeway [[spoiler:when she's seriously hurt and is about to undergo surgery]].\n* ShoutOut:\n** Franchise/JamesBond and his license to kill got a few mentions.\n** The team try very hard -- and fail -- to diagnose a patient. Clearly they are missing something. Michelle asks whether they should call Series/{{House}}.\n* ShowerOfAngst: Implied in the pilot episode. When Quinn dies on Dr. Ty Wilson's table, he's all bloody, and also shattered and miserable. He wants to go to talk to Quinn's mother, but Dr. Ridgeway tells him to get a shower first and change his scrubs, which he does and returns clean. Still shattered, though.\n* ShowerScene[=/=]ShowerOfLove: [[spoiler:Tina and Ty have a shower together in "One Fine Day". Lots of skin, lots of legs, some manly chest, and two hot wet bodies. Fanservice UpToEleven, and very probably a case of Shower of Love.]]\n* SingleTear: Dr. Tina Ridgeway sheds one perfect Single Tear when she and Dr. Wilson talk [[spoiler:about her break up with her husband.]] He hugs her and tells her he wants to be there for her. Cue the show's favorite close-up shot of both doctors' gorgeous eyes, and one tear flowing down her face.\n* SocietyMarchesOn: One of the plots of the episode "One Fine Day" was of a gay man's care being argued over by his sister and his husband. At the time the episode aired, Oregon was not a state that recognized gay marriage. Meaning that the sister was legally the patient's next of kin, enabling her to make decisions on his behalf and choose a treatment that even ''she'' acknowledges that he wouldn't have wanted--keeping him on life support. The US Supreme Court's landmark decision regarding marriage equality on June 25, 2015, legalizing gay marriage in all fifty states, makes this storyline seem outdated even it aired just two years ago.\n* {{Squick}}: In-universe when a patient deals rather strangely with her grief and wants to consume her own organ.\n* TrueCompanions: There are diverse relationships among the doctors, and they argue and bicker a lot, but they support each other in a crisis. Their resemblance to a family dynamic is shown especially in the season one finale, which is even called "Family Ties" just in case some might miss it. \n* UnresolvedSexualTension:\n** Tina and Tyler. Lots of hand holding and longing looks, calling each other honey and sweetie and being there for each other.\n** Michelle had -- well, not quite a thing, but almost a thing -- with Dr. Stewart Delany. Their good-bye with gentle hand touching is very sad.\n* WillTheyOrWontThey: Tina and Tyler. She's married, but not very happily, and they are close. [[spoiler:They do. She also ambiguously admits she might love him a little at the beginning of the series which suggests an emotional affair at the very least, if not a full-fledged physical one, well before the series even started. Her husband sues Tyler for breaking up their marriage.]]\n* WhatTheHellHero: The main point of the show is Dr. Hooten calling the surgeons out on their screw ups and insensitive behavior.\n----
16th Aug '15 8:16:57 AM XFllo
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* GrayRainOfDepression: It's raining when a couple whose 2-month-old daughter has a brain tumour await information about her and try to decide about her treatment. They're lean on each other and stare out of a window, looking extremely sad.



* InstantDramaJustAddTracheotomy: Young Dr. Michelle Robidaux performed one particularly difficult tracheotomy in the series finale. Her patient was practically dead and everybody gave up on hhim, but she managed to save him at the last moment. Her not asking for help earned her the spot of shame at M&M meeting.

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* InstantDramaJustAddTracheotomy: Young Dr. Michelle Robidaux performed one particularly difficult tracheotomy in the series finale. Her patient was practically dead and everybody gave up on hhim, him, but she managed to save him at the last moment. Her not asking for help earned her the spot of shame at M&M meeting.
26th Jun '15 8:20:22 PM DrOO7
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* SocietyMarchesOn: One of the plots of the episode "One Fine Day" was of a gay man's care being argued over by his sister and his husband. At the time the episode aired, Oregon was not a state that recognized gay marriage. Meaning that the sister was legally the patient's next of kin, enabling her to make decisions on his behalf and choose a treatment that even ''she'' acknowledges that he wouldn't have wanted--keeping him on life support. The US Supreme Court's landmark decision regarding marriage equality on June 25, 2015, legalizing gay marriage in all fifty states, makes this storyline seem outdated even it aired just two years ago.
16th Mar '14 3:36:30 PM XFllo
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* ActorAllusion: Creator/IoanGruffudd who is fondly remembered as sailor Hornblower from ''Series/HoratioHornblower'' miniseries guest-starred in "Truth or Consequences". When Hooten fried him on stage, he refers to him several times as the Captain of his ship.
9th Feb '14 5:51:17 PM XFllo
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** Inadvertently done with Jennifer Finnegan (Dr. Ridgeway), who got her start on the SoapOpera TheBoldAndTheBeautiful, where her character, Bridget Forrester, aspired to being a doctor (and eventually became one, though the role had been recast by that point)
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