TV Series | TV-PG | | Drama
The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.
The orderly, Warren 'Cool' Coolidge, was also a character played by the same actor in The White Shadow (1978). In one episode we see him wearing his Carver High School varsity letter. In another episode, when an actor from "Shadow" played a different role, that actor was ... ...
Dr. Mark Craig:
Do me a favor, say "moose and squirrel".
Natasha: Moose and squirrel.
Dr. Mark Craig: That's what I thought.
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.