ER Season 2 Review

Image for ER Season 2

The medical drama goes from strength to strength in its second season


Aside from the improvement in overall quality of storylines (Susan’s sister leaves her holding the baby, Weaver joins the team and Greene’s wife becomes a superbitch) there is a scene seven episodes into the sophomore season of TV’s best medical drama when you can actually pinpoint the exact second George Clooney became a star.

Standing in a sodden DJ holding a small boy he’s rescued from a flooded storm drain, he simultaneously loosened the female population’s collective knicker elastic and rocketed onto casting agents wish-lists. That it led to One Fine Day and Batman And Robin is hardly his fault.