TV Series | TV-PG | | Drama
The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.
Friends and family members of the cast and crew often provided the names of the doctors paged over the PA system. If you listen closely during several episodes, you can hear a page for Dr. Gwyneth Paltrow. Her father, Bruce Paltrow, was the series' executive producer.
Dr. Donald Westphall:
Throughout the final season (1987-1988), the elevated Orange Line train is seen in the opening credits. However, the elevated line was torn down and relocated in April 1987, thus making its appearance anachronistic during the final season. However, all of the series except for the last scene was revealed to be a dream within an autistic boy's head, so the appearance of the elevated Orange Line train in 1987 would be an error on the part of the character.
After the credits, they show the MTM kitten wearing a surgical mask and smock to match the show. In final episode, the MTM kitten is shown underneath the credits, hooked up to life-support. At the end of the credits, the kitten flatlines.
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