Chicago Hope

Chicago Hope

1994 - 2009, Drama, Science
A drama set in a high-tech medical facility in Chicago.

Episode Guide

  • Chicago Hope - Have I Got a Deal for You (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    Have I Got a Deal for You

    Hoyt Hospital Services wants to buy the hospital as an empty facility; Dr. Simon has an ectopic pregnancy; Dr. McNeill performs a miraculous surgery.

  • Chicago Hope - Everybody's Special at Chicago Hope (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Everybody's Special at Chicago Hope

    Heart-attack victim Hubert Miller deals with another patient fighting HMO bureaucracy; Dr. Shutt's comatose patient awakens after 15 years.

  • Chicago Hope - Thoughts of You (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Thoughts of You

    An experimental operation and an unresponsive patient yield surprising results for Drs. Simon and Shutt; Dr. Alberghetti struggles with her feelings for Dr. Miller.

  • Chicago Hope - Miller Time (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Miller Time

    An HMO bent on budget-slashing acquires the hospital, while Drs. Simon and Shutt attempt to get the new owner to approve a costly surgery.

  • Chicago Hope - Devoted Attachment (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Devoted Attachment

    Conjoined adult twins with pancreatic cancer refuse to be separated; Dr. McNeil discovers his friend has turned to a life of crime.

  • Chicago Hope - Cold Hearts (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Cold Hearts

    Drs. Schutt and Simon must induce a patient's hypothermia in order to operate; steroid abuse puts a female professional wrestler in danger; Dr. Wilkes and his son save a spider's life.

  • Chicago Hope - Simon Sez (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    Simon Sez

    A couple, both of whom are mentally challenged, take the forefront as the husband requires open-heart surgery and his wife learns that she was sterilized without her consent.

  • Chicago Hope - Painful Cuts (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Painful Cuts

    Geiger attempts to perform surgery on his adopted daughter after she develops heart problems; Geiger is pressured to slash the hospital budget; Hanlon performs an appendectomy on a pair of uninsured, conjoined twins.

  • Chicago Hope - Gray Matters (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Gray Matters

    Drs. Simon and Shutt explore their personal relationship; a man must decide which of his two dying children will receive his liver.

  • Chicago Hope - Boys Will Be Girls (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Boys Will Be Girls

    Dr. McNeil goes to court to help a teenage boy who has been forced to live as a girl; Drs. Simon and Alberghetti join forces to help an Alzheimer's patient.

  • Chicago Hope - Letting Go (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Letting Go

    A hepatitis scare forces Dr. Geiger to call for outside help; Dr. Simon's misdiagnosis causes her to doubt herself.

  • Chicago Hope - Faith, Hope and Surgery (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Faith, Hope and Surgery

    Dr. Simon performs brain surgery on a colleague; Dr. Geiger must fire a doctor who experiments with human cloning; MacNeil and Alberghetti argue during a board meeting.

  • Chicago Hope - Hanlon's Choice (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Hanlon's Choice

    A woman refuses treatment because of religious beliefs; Dr. Hanlon fights to provide free treatment; multiple piercings cause a young man's staph infection and heart problems; the hospital's Web site stirs angst among the staff members.

  • Chicago Hope - The Golden Hour (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    The Golden Hour

    Drs. McNeil and Shutt become victims of a terrorist in an abandoned warehouse; Drs. Alberghetti and Hanlon fight to save a brutally stabbed woman.

  • Chicago Hope - The Heart to Heart (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    The Heart to Heart

    Doctors perform an experimental lung surgery with guidance from a doctor in Sri Lanka via satellite and the Internet.

  • Chicago Hope - White Rabbit (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    White Rabbit

    A mysterious plague attacks the hospital, causing multiple fatalities; a patient's child is missing in the hospital.

  • Chicago Hope - Upstairs, Downstairs (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Upstairs, Downstairs

    The widow of a heart-attack victim asks doctors to impregnate her with sperm from her husband's body; rats infest the building.

  • Chicago Hope - Humpty Dumpty (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Humpty Dumpty

    Dr. Cacaci is rushed to the emergency room after an apparent suicide attempt.

  • Chicago Hope - Vigilance and Care (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Vigilance and Care

    Dr. McNeil puts the life of a young ballplayer in jeopardy while trying to save his arm; Dr. Shutt and Dr. Simon believe a Romanian infant is suffering arrested brain development due to neglect.

  • Chicago Hope - Oh, What a Piece of Work Is Man (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Oh, What a Piece of Work Is Man

    A newborn's life is in the hands of a heart surgeon who has Tourette's syndrome; Dr. Hanlon's patient remodels herself to look like a Barbie doll; a stranger gives Dr. Wilkes a brain that he claims is Einstein's.

  • Chicago Hope - You Gotta Have Heart (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    You Gotta Have Heart

    Geiger and Watters argue over which of two patients is more deserving of an available heart; Geiger tries to get Alicia into an exclusive kindergarten.

  • Chicago Hope - Team Play (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Team Play

    A priest desires to keep his peculiar injury secret; a liposuction patient dies; Geiger can't operate on a child.

  • Chicago Hope - Curing Cancer (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    Curing Cancer

    Dr. Geiger returns as head of the hospital and fires half the staff; a young heart surgeon arrives to find her new boss gone.

  • Chicago Hope - The Heavens Can Wait (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    The Heavens Can Wait

    A drunken driver badly injures Austin; college students go to the ER after taking drugs; Watters refutes sexual harassment charges.

  • Chicago Hope - Kiss of Death (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Kiss of Death

    A pregnant woman learns she has a cancerous tumor; Dr. Austin has an intense affair which causes a man's death.

  • Chicago Hope - And Baby Makes 10 (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    And Baby Makes 10

    Dr. Hancock's patient delivers eight premature babies; animal trainer brings her trained, 500-pound gorilla into the hospital for treatment of an ulcer.

  • Chicago Hope - From Here to Maternity (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    From Here to Maternity

    A new mother is shocked when she gives birth to white and black babies; Dr. Austin makes a rude remark and is threatened with a lawsuit.

  • Chicago Hope - Vanishing Act (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Vanishing Act

    Shutt winds up locked in a mental hospital when an experiment goes awry; Grad aids a family trying to cope with the death of a 3-year-old.

  • Chicago Hope - Teacher's Pet (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Teacher's Pet

    Dr. Austin confronts a world-renowned surgeon about his harassment of her in earlier years; Dr. Grad treats a patient with a form of flesh-eating bacteria.

  • Chicago Hope - A Goy and His Dog (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    A Goy and His Dog

    Catera refuses to accept a patient's critical diagnosis and insists on experimental treatments; Kronk must make a decision about his dying dog; Shutt's patient confesses to murder.

  • Chicago Hope - Home Is Where the Heartache Is (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Home Is Where the Heartache Is

    McNeil must come to terms with his painful past on a trip home to deliver his late brother's body; Austin performs a risky procedure on Kronk's friend.

  • Chicago Hope - Big Hand for the Little Lady (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Big Hand for the Little Lady

    McNeil performs a hand transplant; Austin becomes a crewmember on the space shuttle; Watters' ailing childhood friend asks him to donate a kidney.

  • Chicago Hope - Playing Through (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Playing Through

    Grad is accidentally exposed when she cuts herself while delivering the baby of an HIV-positive woman.

  • Chicago Hope - Karmic Relief (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Karmic Relief

    Yeats and Austin are snowed in at a remote cabin during a yoga retreat, while Sara becomes dangerously ill.

  • Chicago Hope - Adventures in Babysitting (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Adventures in Babysitting

    Shutt has difficulty coping with a patient's death; Kronk is tempted by the advances of his daughter's baby sitter.

  • Chicago Hope - McNeil and Pray (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    McNeil and Pray

    A girl on Dr. McNeil's basketball team almost dies from brain injuries incurred during a game; Dr. Yeats feels his patient should not have heart surgery.

  • Chicago Hope - Gun With the Wind (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Gun With the Wind

    Dr. Wilkes faces certain fears when his son shoots a friend while playing with his father's handgun; one of Dr. Shutt's patients is attracted to him.

  • Chicago Hope - Tantric Turkey (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Tantric Turkey

    The lead in "Jesus Christ Superstar," a 13-year-old Buddhist lama and a newborn stall the Thanksgiving feast.

  • Chicago Hope - The Other Cheek (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    The Other Cheek

    A TV star is rushed into the emergency room after a fall and dies suddenly, causing a news crew to hound Drs. McNeil and Yeats for the real cause of death.

  • Chicago Hope - Austin, We Have a Problem (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Austin, We Have a Problem

    Dr. Hancock gets caught up in a political movement after accusing a white police officer of shooting a homeless African-American; Dr. Austin learns to fly a plane.

  • Chicago Hope - Viagra-vated Assault (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Viagra-vated Assault

    Austin suspects a patient is misusing Viagra; despite a patient's religious objections, McNeil gives a blood transfusion; a musician fears medication will destroy his creativity.

  • Chicago Hope - 100 and One Damnations (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    100 and One Damnations

    Former employees, both living and dead, return to the hospital for the prestigious Doctor of the Year gala.

  • Chicago Hope - The Breast and the Brightest (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    The Breast and the Brightest

    Grad suspects parents of starving a baby; Shutt and Catera clash over a diagnosis; Austin announces her NASA plans and is demoted; Dr. Yeats uses intuition.

  • Chicago Hope - Wag the Doc (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Wag the Doc

    Watters sends an uninsured child to County for risky heart surgery; a national magazine profiles Catera; nobody knows a mysterious observer (Eric Stoltz).

  • Chicago Hope - Austin Space (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Austin Space

    Austin replaces a stricken cardiologist in the space program; a boy must tell his rabbi father he is gay; terminal Dr. Corcoran opts for suicide.

  • Chicago Hope - Physician, Heal Thyself (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Physician, Heal Thyself

    Gunfire erupts in a schoolyard; Austin fantasizes a "Medical Center" answer to an annoying problem.

  • Chicago Hope - Absent Without Leave (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Absent Without Leave

    Shutt tries to convince Samara to have experimental surgery; a gift has strings attached; Kronk's mother arrives.

  • Chicago Hope - Risky Business (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Risky Business

    Shutt drops everything to follow a fascinating artist (Lauren Bacall) with an inoperable brain tumor to California.

  • Chicago Hope - Bridge Over Troubled Watters (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Bridge Over Troubled Watters

    A grief-stricken Watters cannot accept the fact of his son's suicide; Austin brings her daughter to work; Catera reconsiders McNeil's romantic pursuit.

  • Chicago Hope - Deliverance (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:


    Grad goes into labor, and Kronk is missing; Wilkes saves abuse victims; McNeil and Catera take dance lessons.

  • Chicago Hope - Objects Are Closer Than They Appear (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Objects Are Closer Than They Appear

    A teen's death seems to have no cause; loved ones wrangle over a woman's fate; Shutt studies an eccentric artist.

  • Chicago Hope - Waging Bull (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Waging Bull

    The doctors attend a medical conference in Las Vegas; tragedy triggers McNeil's gambling addiction; guest Engelbert Humperdinck.

  • Chicago Hope - Liver, Hold the Mushrooms (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Liver, Hold the Mushrooms

    A father must choose which child to save; Austin and Cacaci take sensitivity training; Shutt helps a patient regain memory; Grad and Kronk get thrown out of Lamaze class.

  • Chicago Hope - The Things We Do for Love (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    The Things We Do for Love

    Catera's fascination with McNeil's brother becomes personal; Kronk gets into a bar brawl; Austin suggests Danny meet Sara; Watters moonlights as a standup comic.

  • Chicago Hope - The Ties That Bind (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    The Ties That Bind

    Catera must operate on a child who has deadly seizures; Grad finds a lump in her breast; a girl has more than indigestion.

  • Chicago Hope - Psychodrama (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:


    In a black-and-white tribute to Alfred Hitchcock, Watters thinks he sees a murder through a telescope; Austin's lovebird escapes; Grad tracks down her birth mother; McNeil's ex-con brother shows up; guest Tippi Hedren.

  • Chicago Hope - Memento Mori (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Memento Mori

    The hospital loses electricity in the dead of winter; Austin must do emergency surgery on a close friend; a beatific Jane Doe bears stigmata; pregnant Grad feels unattractive.

  • Chicago Hope - Broken Hearts (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Broken Hearts

    Austin operates on a pregnant patient with a damaged heart; an accident reunites Watters and an old flame (Joanna Kerns); Shutt has his first breakthrough; McNeil and Catera grow closer.

  • Chicago Hope - All in the Family (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    All in the Family

    A child's suicide devastates a family; Dr. Wilkes' father wants reconciliation; Hancock and McNeil suspect child-abuse.

  • Chicago Hope - Cabin Fever (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Cabin Fever

    A violent storm traps Austin, Catera and Grad in a remote cabin, where they have an unexpected and deadly visitor.

  • Chicago Hope - Winging It (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Winging It

    Austin and McNeil perform emergency surgery aboard a transatlantic flight; Shutt begins psychiatric residency.

  • Chicago Hope - White Trash (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    White Trash

    Hancock and the police search trash bins for a newborn; male rape; Kronk and Grad wed at the airport; a basketball player has a heart defect.

  • Chicago Hope - The Lung and the Restless (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    The Lung and the Restless

    A boy undergoes a live-donor lung transplant; Grad learns she is pregnant; Kronk announces a trip to South America; Shutt tries biofeedback.

  • Chicago Hope - ... And the Hand Played On (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    ... And the Hand Played On

    Shutt may have brain damage; Dr. Catera proves her worth; Austin is trapped in an elevator with a sexy electrician.

  • Chicago Hope - Sympathy for the Devil (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Sympathy for the Devil

    A convicted sex offender begs Dr. Kronk to castrate him; Dr. Shutt struggles to regain his health; Dr. Grad treats a girl for HIV.

  • Chicago Hope - Brain Salad Surgery (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Brain Salad Surgery

    Dr. Shutt sees the events of his life, from his bar mitzvah to his difficult friendship with Dr. Geiger, pass by when he lapses into a coma.

  • Chicago Hope - The Incredible Adventures of Baron Von Munchausen ... by Proxy (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Incredible Adventures of Baron Von Munchausen ... by Proxy

    A woman may be making her daughter sick purposely; Kronk wants a child; Shutt's patient dies; McNeil joins Gamblers Anonymous.

  • Chicago Hope - Guns 'n' Roses (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Guns 'n' Roses

    Gang warfare breaks out in the E.R.; suspicious Austin refuses to perform a heart transplant; the romance of Kronk and Grad is on again.

  • Chicago Hope - Hope Against Hope (Season 3 Episode 26)
    Season 3 Episode 26:

    Hope Against Hope

    Dr. Geiger, now a principal shareholder, returns; a helicopter crashes with a donated heart aboard; miraculous cures attend an image of the Virgin.

  • Chicago Hope - Love on the Rocks (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    Love on the Rocks

    Nyland is arrested for manslaughter; Austin and Shutt vie to be chief of surgery; a promotion will require Emma to live in Paris.

  • Chicago Hope - Lamb to the Slaughter (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Lamb to the Slaughter

    When a gang member is shot to death, his family believes the emergency care he received was inadequate due to his criminal background.

  • Chicago Hope - Colonel of Truth (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Colonel of Truth

    Watters' former commander seeks death; a softball game turns tragic; Shutt gets a talk-show guest spot.

  • Chicago Hope - Leggo My Ego (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Leggo My Ego

    Austin's interview comments alienate colleagues; McNeil fails to save a dying baby; Kronk and Grad get cold feet.

  • Chicago Hope - Positive IDs (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Positive IDs

    A cancer-free patient seeks a double mastectomy; Wilkes operates on a severely beaten woman; Austin regains custody.

  • Chicago Hope - Second Chances (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Second Chances

    Dr. Nyland is rushed to the emergency room fighting for his life after a car crash; a famous author is in line for a second heart transplant.

  • Chicago Hope - The Son Also Rises (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    The Son Also Rises

    A famous artist (Alan Arkin) claims he is Aaron Shutt's father; Austin spends time with a dying child prodigy; a car-jacker strikes Watters.

  • Chicago Hope - Growing Pains (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Growing Pains

    Under threat of closure, the doctors make a desperate attempt to buy the hospital; guest Louie Anderson.

  • Chicago Hope - Mother, May I? (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Mother, May I?

    After accepting that she is unable to conceive, Marina decides to adopt; Austin and Wilmette testify in Washington, D.C., before a Senate subcommittee on health care.

  • Chicago Hope - Missed Conception (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Missed Conception

    Austin's friend (Isabella Rossellini) seeks fertility treatment; a brain tumor gets worse; a cancer patient wants marijuana.

  • Chicago Hope - Take My Wife, Please (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Take My Wife, Please

    An old friend who faces death wants Shutt to marry his wife; stressed-out Wilkes challenges Nyland; McNeil's gambling is out of control.

  • Chicago Hope - The Day of the Rope (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    The Day of the Rope

    After an extremist is wounded during an assassination attempt, his cohorts take Kronk and Grad hostage.

  • Chicago Hope - Verdicts (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:


    Hancock's sister testifies; a patient makes a life-or-death decision; a beautiful woman leaves Watters' office with a handful of cash.

  • Chicago Hope - Split Decisions (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Split Decisions

    Dr. Wilkes rescues a terminal cancer patient attempting suicide in the icy Chicago River and comes to believe that he can save the man through a radical procedure.

  • Chicago Hope - Mummy Dearest (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Mummy Dearest

    McNeil performs a cross-hand transplant; Shutt's patient undergoes a personality change; Grad is mesmerized by a Peruvian mummy.

  • Chicago Hope - V-Fibbing (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:


    A jockey gives compulsive gambler McNeil a tip on a horse; Austin and Underhill must decide how much to tell patients.

  • Chicago Hope - Divided Loyalty (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Divided Loyalty

    Kronk's wounded childhood friend is an escaped criminal; Hancock wants Wilkes' help at a clinic; Wilder is frustrated with Shutt.

  • Chicago Hope - A Day in the Life (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    A Day in the Life

    Moments before performing a transplant, Austin learns the donor is alive; Wilmette hires Nyland; Shutt avoids Wilder.

  • Chicago Hope - A Time to Kill (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    A Time to Kill

    A death-row inmate asks Shutt to kill him on the operating table; McNeill rekindles a romance; Watters mistakes an amnesia patient for a former colleague.

  • Chicago Hope - Higher Powers (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Higher Powers

    A 12-year-old holds Kronk at gunpoint; Hancock's sister will not testify; an older couple opts for a high-risk pregnancy.

  • Chicago Hope - Liar, Liar (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Liar, Liar

    A chastened Austin must prove herself; Shutt tries to patent a medical device; an elderly patient advises McNeill.

  • Chicago Hope - Liver Let Die (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Liver Let Die

    Dr. Watters performs a highly experimental operation on a comatose woman; Dr. McNeil treats a bicyclist faced with a career-ending injury.

  • Chicago Hope - Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Papa's Got a Brand New Bag

    Her father's ashes are in Austin's stolen car; McNeill and Shutt clash; a difficult patient sends Grad over the edge.

  • Chicago Hope - Back to the Future (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Back to the Future

    Watters tries to lure a top orthopedic surgeon (Mark Harmon) out of self-imposed retirement; Wilmette defends the hospital against drug charges.

  • Chicago Hope - Out of Africa (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Out of Africa

    Kate is arrested for kidnapping her daughter; Watters struggles to maintain the spirit of the hospital as Kate's ex-husband takes control.

  • Chicago Hope - Last One Out, Get the Lights (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Last One Out, Get the Lights

    Dr. Austin's ex decides to buy the hospital; Nyland begins a risky affair; Grad loses her grant; Camille stands up for the nurses.

  • Chicago Hope - Ex Marks the Spot (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Ex Marks the Spot

    All three of Dr. Sutton's ex-wives arrive at the hospital at the same time; Dr. Hancock's sister is brought to the ER after being beaten by her husband.

  • Chicago Hope - Quiet Riot (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Quiet Riot

    A dysfunctional family creates chaos in the hospital; Geiger makes rounds with the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit.

  • Chicago Hope - The Parent Rap (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    The Parent Rap

    Dr. Austin summons Geiger to treat her father; Shutt faces his father's death; Sutton delivers a hermaphroditic baby.

  • Chicago Hope - Sweet Surrender (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Sweet Surrender

    A child's kidney transplant fails and Watters suspects abuse; Grad learns about Kronk and Austin; Camille asks Dr. Hancock on a date; Austin's custody battle heats up.

  • Chicago Hope - Sexual Perversity in Chicago Hope (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Sexual Perversity in Chicago Hope

    A physician turns up with a knife in his back; a honeymooner fears sex will cause another heart attack; Kronk and Grad discover each other; Shutt fends off unwanted advances.

  • Chicago Hope - Life Lines (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Life Lines

    Kronk sues Austin for sexual harassment; Shutt performs a lobotomy; manic depression overcomes Konstadt.

  • Chicago Hope - Women on the Verge (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Women on the Verge

    Despite her own erratic behavior, Dr. Konstadt goes before the board to request a lobotomy for a patient; Dr. Kronk's transsexual ex-girlfriend returns.

  • Chicago Hope - Hearts and Minds (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Hearts and Minds

    A psychiatrist (Kathy Najimy) wants Shutt to perform a lobotomy on a child; the FBI comes for a woman who says she is having an alien baby; a heart-transplant patient meets his donor's husband.

  • Chicago Hope - Right to Life (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Right to Life

    An emergency abortion saves a mother but entangles the hospital in a lawsuit; Kronk treats an HIV-infected drag queen; a 6-year-old is abandoned.

  • Chicago Hope - Three Men and a Lady (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Three Men and a Lady

    A one-night stand affects the performance of Dr. Austin and Dr. Kronk during a controversial new operation.

  • Chicago Hope - Transplanted Affection (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Transplanted Affection

    Dr. Watters scrambles to find Dr. Geiger to perform a heart transplant operation when Dr. Austin is preoccupied with personal issues.

  • Chicago Hope - Christmas Truce (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Christmas Truce

    Gang warfare rages around a ghetto apartment where Nyland and a Santa-clad Hancock treat a critically ill patient.

  • Chicago Hope - The Ethics of Hope (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Ethics of Hope

    Austin fears her own negligence caused a patient's death; Kronk and Nyland meet a teenage boy practicing medicine in the ghetto; Watters hires a new lawyer.

  • Chicago Hope - Stand (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:


    MS patient Joe Springer (Richard Pryor) comes to Shutt for a cure; Austin is interim chief of staff; Sutton decides to exorcise Geiger's ghost.

  • Chicago Hope - Leave of Absence (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Leave of Absence

    A horrible accident takes its toll on the staff and causes Dr. Geiger to re-evaluate his choices and career.

  • Chicago Hope - From Soup to Nuts (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    From Soup to Nuts

    Geiger's ex-wife marries a fellow patient; Sutton must operate on a fetus; Watters mulls firing Birch; guest Richard Libertini.

  • Chicago Hope - Who Turned Out the Lights? (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Who Turned Out the Lights?

    A power outage forces simultaneous surgeries on an accident victim; new obstetrician John Sutton delivers a baby in the dark.

  • Chicago Hope - Wild Cards (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Wild Cards

    Shutt's diagnosis agrees with Austin's, not Geiger's; Camille helps Hancock provide on-site medical care to needy inner-city families.

  • Chicago Hope - Every Day a Little Death (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Every Day a Little Death

    A skinhead needing a heart transplant refuses one from a black murder victim; Kronk's apartment building burns.

  • Chicago Hope - A Coupla Stiffs (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    A Coupla Stiffs

    Using a controversial technique, Dr. Grad saves a man's gangrenous leg; the Shutts finalize their divorce; guest Michael Jeter.

  • Chicago Hope - Rise From the Dead (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Rise From the Dead

    Aaron and Camille separate; Birch's daughter is baptized; the wife of a comatose patient wants to have a child.

  • Chicago Hope - Hello Goodbye (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Hello Goodbye

    A new surgeon, Dr. Kathryn Austin, clashes with Geiger; Aaron's father (Rip Torn) arrives with a young fiancee; Nyland botches an operation.

  • Chicago Hope - Songs From the Cuckoo Birds (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Songs From the Cuckoo Birds

    Geiger has a sanity hearing after the state medical board suspends his license; Camille tells Aaron her feelings about Geiger.

  • Chicago Hope - Full Moon (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Full Moon

    Dr. Hancock tries to grant a patient's last wish; Dr. Geiger seeks his ex-wife's blessing to pursue Dr. Infante.

  • Chicago Hope - The Virus (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Virus

    Terror strikes everyone at the hospital when four patients die of a mysterious virus. With Mandy Patinkin, Adam Arkin and E.G. Marshall.

  • Chicago Hope - Internal Affairs (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Internal Affairs

    Old friends ask Shutt to perform controversial surgery; Kronk's actions at an accident scene are scrutinized.

  • Chicago Hope - Informed Consent (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Informed Consent

    Kronk is shocked by his girlfriend's past; Geiger and Shutt rely on an experimental procedure to save an aneurysm patient.

  • Chicago Hope - Growth Pains (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Growth Pains

    Alan Birch's new daughter requires surgery to have the hole in her heart repaired, but Alan finds his confidence in Dr. Geiger wavering.

  • Chicago Hope - Freeze Outs (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Freeze Outs

    The doctors attempt to revive a boy who has been frozen for three hours in the waters of Lake Michigan; an AIDS researcher joins the staff.

  • Chicago Hope - Life Support (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Life Support

    The brother (Chris Penn) of a patient needing a transplant hijacks a donor heart destined for another.

  • Chicago Hope - Cutting Edges (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Cutting Edges

    Geiger's institutionalized wife wants a divorce so she can marry a fellow mental patient; Hancock treats a 17-year-old with breast cancer.

  • Chicago Hope - Small Sacrifices (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Small Sacrifices

    The doctors try to reattach a concert flutist's finger that was bitten off by a mugger; a former patient sues; guest Fyvush Finkel.

  • Chicago Hope - Great White Hope (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Great White Hope

    A man injects his 14-year-old son, a boxer, with steroids; Shutt is audited; Birch is drawn into a pregnant teen's life.

  • Chicago Hope - Love & Hope (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Love & Hope

    A man trying to impress his new girlfriend winds up at Chicago Hope; the holidays have a wide-ranging effect on the staff.

  • Chicago Hope - The Quarantine (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Quarantine

    Alan is placed in charge of the hospital when most of the staff is quarantined in the OR after being exposed to a deadly virus.

  • Chicago Hope - Heartbreak (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:


    Camille fears she may have mishandled a friend's heart during surgery, causing his death; guest Teri Polo.

  • Chicago Hope - Death Be Proud (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Death Be Proud

    Shutt and Birch go to court to help Antonovich die with dignity; Geiger must work with a nemesis to save a girl's life.

  • Chicago Hope - Genevieve and Fat Boy (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Genevieve and Fat Boy

    Shutt begins a relationship with Antonovich, whose seizures indicate she has brain cancer; Geiger must operate on an obese mobster.

  • Chicago Hope - Shutt Down (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Shutt Down

    Aaron has a crisis of confidence after feeling no impulse to save a gang kid; a boy sees his mother shot.

  • Chicago Hope - With the Greatest of Ease (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    With the Greatest of Ease

    Members of a high wire act take a fall and land at Chicago Hope; Dr. Geiger is arrested at a local bar.

  • Chicago Hope - Food Chains (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Food Chains

    Drs. Geiger and Thurmond don't see eye to eye when it comes to deciding which one of their patients will benefit from a donor baboon.

  • Chicago Hope - Over the Rainbow (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Over the Rainbow

    Geiger goes before the executive committee after browbeating a grieving man into approving experimental surgery.

  • Chicago Hope - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Devastating memories haunt Geiger as he readies for a difficult operation; Camille serves Dr. Shutt with divorce papers.