Chicago Hope Season 5

Season 5

Chicago Hope Season 5

First Air Date: September 30, 1998

First Aired on    :   1998
Episodes    :   24 episodes



Episodes

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5x24 Curing Cancer (May 19, 1999)


Aaron consults Dr. Gina Simon, a pediatric neurosurgeon after being presented with a 9-week old baby suffering from seizures. Jeffrey Geiger returns to the hospital and promptly fires half the staff, whom then sue to get their jobs back.


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5x23 The Heavens Can Wait (May 17, 1999)


The E.R. is flooded with teenagers poisoned by an unknown rave drug; Kate and Sara are hit by a drunk driver; Phillip's fate is decided.


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5x22 Kiss of Death (April 28, 1999)


Kate meets up with an old boyfriend, who turns out to be an ex-husband. Lisa tried to prolong the like of a pregnant woman with brain cancer. Cacaci forces Aaron to investigate his charge that Phillip had an affair with a patient.


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5x21 And Baby Makes 10 (April 21, 1999)


Dr. Hancock's patient, who was using fertility drugs, gives birth to 8 babies.


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5x20 From Here to Maternity (April 14, 1999)


A mother gives birth to twins, one black and one white. Kate is threatened with a lawsuit after making a rude comment.


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5x19 Vanishing Acts (March 31, 1999)


Diane tries to help grieving parents when their three year old child dies; Aaron is institutionalized after an experiment backfires.


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5x18 Teacher's Pet (March 24, 1999)


Kate confronts a world renowned surgeon who's harassed her in the past; Diane's patient has a flesh-eating bacterial infection.


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5x17 A Goy and His Dog (March 10, 1999)


Billy ponders euthanasia when Gordy is diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis; Lisa tries to help a woman with metastatic breast cancer get into an experimental group even though the woman doesn't fit the study parameters; Aaron's patient confesses to murder.


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5x16 Home is Where the Heartache Is (February 17, 1999)


Jack returns after his brother's death; fearing the impact of HMOs on his practice, Joe begins to sell doorway products; Billy's friend comes to the hospital for a heart transplant, and ends up getting an experimental procedure after the hospital receives the wrong organ.


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5x15 Big Hand for the Little Lady (February 10, 1999)


McNeil performs a hand transplant on the patient, and uses the patient's dead mother's hand. Kate is accepted by NASA. An old childhood friends visits Watters and asks for one of his kidneys.


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5x14 Playing Through (February 03, 1999)


During surgery to resolve an HIV-positive woman's post-partum complications, Diane accidentally cuts herself and is exposed to the virus; problems arise between Jack and Lisa when he discovers that she's been seeing Robert; a homeless man takes shelter in the hospital's main entrance; an unidentified man is hit by a train after trying to save a child; Jack takes up golf in the hospital.


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5x13 Karmic Relief (January 20, 1999)


Kate discovers that she has developed an ovarian cyst which could destroy her plans with NASA. After Kate hears this news she agrees to go to a retreat... that Yeats is leading.


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5x12 Adventures in Babysitting (January 13, 1999)


Aaron struggles with the loss of a patient; Billy is attracted to Emily's babysitter; a couple asks Bobby and Dennis for help in creating a baby with a genius I.Q.; Joe tries to decide who should go into the hospital's fallout shelter in an emergency.


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5x11 McNeil and Pray (December 16, 1998)


A member of Jack's basketball team sustains a near-fatal injury during a game; Bobby disagrees about the need for his patient to have heart surgery.


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5x10 Gun with the Wind (December 09, 1998)


Wilkes must face the parents of a child brought into the ER when it becomes clear that Raymond was responsible for the child's injury. NASA starts interview Kate's colleagues. One of Aaron's patients is attracted to him.


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5x09 Tantric Turkey (November 25, 1998)


Billy's mother shows up at the hospital and announces she is about to give birth. The star of the road company version on ""Jesus Christ Superstar"" comes to the hospital when the star is ill. Yeats former teacher comes to the hospital with chest pains.


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5x08 The Other Cheek (November 18, 1998)


A celebrity dies and news crews invade the hospital to cover the story.


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5x07 Austin, We Have a Problem (November 11, 1998)


Gordan teaches Kate how to fly. Hancock accuses a police officer of shooting a homeless African-American.


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5x06 Viagra-Vated Assault (November 04, 1998)


Kate discovers that a patient is using Viagra to cheat on his wife; Jack gives a blood transfusion even though it's against the patient's Jehovah's Witness religion; a musician fears his creativity may be stifled by the medicine Aaron prescribes for his bipolar disorder; Joe's son drives the staff crazy as he roams the hospital behaving exactly like his father.


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5x05 One Hundred and One Damnations (October 28, 1998)


The hospital prepares for the Doctor of the Year party, and several old friends drop by. Watters goes into a virus-induced coma and gets some words of wisdom from Alan Birch. Camille Shutt returns for the party and Aaron discovers he still has feeling for her. Dr. Nyland returns to the hospital and reveals that he has really changed his life. Geiger also visits the hospital.


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5x04 The Breast and the Brightest (October 21, 1998)


Grad accuses a mother are starving her infant to death. Shutt and Catera disagree over a neurological patient. Austin announces her plans with NASA, and Watters taked away her status as Chief of Surgery. Yeats uses his ""sixth sense"" to diagnose a patient.


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5x03 Wag the Doc (October 14, 1998)


Hancock accuses Watters and Austin of racism when they refuse to operate on a black patient. One of Shutt's patients commits suicide when the medicine needed isn't covered by insurance.


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5x02 Austin Space (October 07, 1998)


A cardiologist in NASA's Doctors in space program has a heart attack and Kate takes the doctors place in the program. Dr. Shutt has a patient who needs to tell his father, an Orthodox Rabbi, that he is gay.


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5x01 Sarindipity (September 30, 1998)


A poisonous gas is released in a bank and the doctors try to contain the gas, that is threatening many lives including Dr. Hancock.




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