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ER Season 2 Review

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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.

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