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"Oh, Brother"
Season 15, Episode 6 (#315)
Air date November 6, 2008
US viewers 8.64 M
Written by Virgil Williams
Directed by Stephen Cragg
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Oh, Brother is the sixth episode of the fifteenth season of the NBC medical drama series ER. It premiered on November 6, 2008.


Chaz, now a med student, begins his ER rotation. Morris takes him under his wing and shows him some risky procedures, endangering a patient and raising Banfield's ire. Neela becomes upset when Banfield questions her authority and skills in front of her intern. Gates invites Sam and Alex to move in with him and Sarah.

Cast and Characters


Parminder Nagra as Dr. Neela Rasgotra

John Stamos as Dr. Tony Gates

Linda Cardellini as Nurse Sam Taggart

Scott Grimes as Dr. Archie Morris

David Lyons as Dr. Simon Brenner

Angela Bassett as Dr. Cate Banfield


Troy Evans as Frank Martin

Julian Morris as Dr. Andrew Wade

Courtney B. Vance as Russell Banfield

Emily Rose as Dr. Tracy Martin

Louie Liberti as Paramedic Bardelli

Sam Jones III as Chaz Pratt

Dominic Janes as Alex Taggart

Angel Laketa Moore as Nurse Dawn Archer


Chadwick Boseman as Derek Taylor

Carl Weathers as Louie Taylor



  • Courtney B. Vance (Russell Banfield) and Angela Bassett (Dr. Cate Banfield) not only play a married couple on the show, they are also husband and wife in real life.
  • Carl Weathers, who plays an ex-boxer in this episode, also played boxer Apollo Creed in Rocky (1976), Rocky II (1979), Rocky III (1982), and Rocky IV (1985).


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