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The Greatest of Gifts 

Chen gives birth, but insists on breastfeeding the infant before she gives it to the adoptive parents. Greene and Corday consult a brain specialist in New York City who believes the tumor ... See full summary »

Director:

Jonathan Kaplan

Writers:

Michael Crichton (created by), Elizabeth Hunter
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Edwards ... Mark Greene
Noah Wyle ... John Carter
Laura Innes ... Kerry Weaver
Alex Kingston ... Elizabeth Corday
Paul McCrane ... Robert Romano
Goran Visnjic ... Luka Kovac (credit only)
Maura Tierney ... Abby Lockhart
Michael Michele ... Cleo Finch
Erik Palladino ... Dave Malucci
Ming-Na Wen ... Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na)
Eriq La Salle ... Peter Benton
Amy Aquino ... Dr. Janet Coburn
Yvette Freeman ... Nurse Haleh Adams
Deezer D ... Nurse Malik McGrath
Lily Mariye ... Nurse Lily Jarvik
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Chen gives birth, but insists on breastfeeding the infant before she gives it to the adoptive parents. Greene and Corday consult a brain specialist in New York City who believes the tumor can be safely removed. Stressed and tired, Carter impulsively swallows two painkiller pills but intentionally vomits them. He confesses to Abby. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2000 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Jing-Mei Chen: [about the baby] I'm being selfish. I have the money to raise him. There's no reason I can't.
John Carter: There's a couple out there who desperately want to raise a child and you're giving them a great gift.
Jing-Mei Chen: What happens 18 years from now? He shows up looking for an explanation.
John Carter: Well, you tell him the truth, you know? You tell him that you wanted to provide the best home possible for him.
Jing-Mei Chen: Do I tell him I was a coward? That my bigoted parents were more important to me than he was?
John Carter: Deb, I think that you gotta...
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good episode
25 July 2017 | by billcarySee all my reviews

loved the baby story line. though I think the doc when she checked ming na at beginning of episode was either done to roughly or reached to far up based on ming na's reaction. and no I don't think it was just good acting u never see that in other scenes of TV shows or movies. ANy thoughts?


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