TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama, Romance
The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.
The set for the pilot episode was a rundown hospital in East Los Angeles, as they couldn't afford to build a proper set of their own. As the rooms were quite small, this necessitated the use of the Steadicam, which has since become the trademark of ... ...
Dr. John Carter:
We have a man with a large carrot stuck in his colon coming in.
Lucy Knight: How did he ever swallow it whole?
None of the doctors or nurses performs CPR correctly, but if done with straight arms and enough force to make a difference, it can (and often does) break the patient's ribs. Obviously it's better to go without a factually accurate portrayal of the procedure than to injure the actors in the name of realism.