TV Series | TV-PG | | Drama
The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.
Actor William Daniels said that when he was offered the part of Dr. Craig, he was not only given the pilot script to read, he was given the first three scripts to read. He said producers did this to show that his character was prominent in some episodes but not others. Daniels said it gave him a sense of the ensemble nature of the show.
Dr. Mark Craig:
Do me a favor, say "moose and squirrel".
Natasha: Moose and squirrel.
Dr. Mark Craig: That's what I thought.
All goofs for this title are spoilers.
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.
The VHS "Best of St. Elsewhere" version of the final episode, "When the Fat Lady Sings," uses the standard surgical-mask MTM logo for the series, and not the flat-lining kitten logo.
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