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There are 22 or more episodes to nearly every season and each hour is dominated by standalone procedural stories designed to satisfy viewers in the ’90s and ’00s who were watching one week at a time, yet the thing plays beautifully stacked one episode on top of the next and the next(*).

He also becomes in time much better with bedside manner than you might remember: soft-spoken and empathetic with patients and their loved ones, and even pretty good after a while with the other doctors and nurses.

He’s acutely aware of being a black man in a field that doesn’t have a lot of them, working in an urban trauma center where many of the patients look like him, but he’s far from solely defined by his skin color, and would be offended by the suggestion(*).

Benton frequently talks about his vegetarianism, but in a later episode, he’s excited that Weaver brought in some home-cooked chicken for the staff to enjoy.

More importantly, in season three he and struggling intern Dennis Gant (Omar Epps, one of many future TV hospital show stars to wander through County General) argue about whether Benton is harder on Gant for being black, which leads to a discussion about how Benton didn’t check the box for African-American on his med school application, when a season seven episode has him dismayed to discover he only got accepted to County’s affiliated med school as an affirmative action candidate with a spotty resumé.

For one thing, until January it was one of the biggest hits in TV history to never be available on a streaming platform.

For another, this has been a pretty underwhelming year in TV so far, thanks to both quirks in the calendar (nobody wanted to compete against the Olympics, and everyone saves their Emmy contenders for late March/early April) and some high-profile shows that disappointed (HBO’s has proven to be an unexpected hybrid: a drama produced in a very old programming model that makes a perfect modern binge.But the greatest joy I’ve taken from revisiting the show has come from the two characters who were my favorites back in the day, particularly as they related to one another: Eriq La Salle as Peter Benton, and Noah Wyle as John Carter.Of all the original characters, Carter’s evolution was the easiest to chart.He was our point of view character, the guy who learned how the hospital worked at the same rate we did.He started off as a fresh-faced kid, not even a doctor until the third season (and not working full-time in the emergency room until the fourth), growing up (and occasionally growing divisive facial hair) until he had become the most mature and sensible voice in that whole place.I’d forgotten, for instance, how long it took for the show’s royal couple, Doug Ross and Carol Hathaway, to start dating again after the start of the series (when they’d been broken up for some time).

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