After 15 Seasons, Final 'ER' Episode Airs Thursday
STEVE INSKEEP, Host:
And today's last word in business is the last episode of "ER."
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INSKEEP: The fictional nurses and doctors in the television drama take their scrubs off for the last time tonight. After 15 seasons, NBC is pulling the plug. "ER" had a huge impact on TV dramas, because of the way it was written and filmed. The camera swept around that cluttered, crowded, low-ceilinged hospital and the camera fell in love with rising stars like George Clooney, who played pediatrician Dr. Ross in the early seasons.
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GEORGE CLOONEY: (As Dr. Ross) And if you do prefer football players...
JULIANNA MARGULIES: (As Nurse Hathaway) You had your chance.
CLOONEY: (As Dr. Ross) I was young, I was a fool.
MARGULIES: (As Nurse Hathaway) You're still a fool.
INSKEEP: And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.
RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:
And I'm Renee Montagne.
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