Benton struggles with the idea of taking a DNA test to determine whether or not Reese is actually his son. As the signs continue to pile up, Kerry and Mark use a fake patient to convince Dr. Lawrence of his Alzheimer's. Carter has trouble persuading a woman from a nursing home fire to sign a DNR for her husband and later is asked to forge charts for a family with no insurance. Carol continues to meddle in Meg's life, having her arrested so that she can be detoxed. Cleo is blamed for an explosion in the suture room but it may actually be Dr. Dave's fault.
Did You Know?
This episode is Gloria Reuben
's final appearance. However, she returned for a guest appearance in the 14th season. See more
Gabriel Lawrence says that the poem "The Peace of Wild Things" was written by William Blake. It was actually written by Wendell Berry. (It is possible that this is a subtle indication of his failing memory.) See more
[Dr. Lawrence comes face-to-face with his Alzhiemer's diagnosis
Dr. Gabe Lawrence
I was thinking of committing suicide, but I wasn't sure when I should do it. If I did it too early, I'd miss out on what little life I had left. If I waited too long, I wouldn't remember to do it.