Parminder Nagra - Dr. Neela Rasgotra
When the prosecuting attorney presses her
buttons too hard, Neela
delivers a righteous rant about the reality of the ER
, as her
attorney talks over her
Outside the deposition, he
to follow his
instructions and keep her
is a good girl, she
might not lose her
Back in the ER
unloads on Brenner, who reminds that it's the prosecutor's job to discredit her.
Brenner tells Neela
to take a break, check on the interns, who are practicing sutures in the break room.
They give Neela
a chilly reception, gossiping about last night's party at Tracy's; Neela
When Alex passes out, Brenner intubates him as Neela
sews in a chest tube.
Thinking Alex snuck out, Sam leaves Gates a voice message to check on Sarah, then asks Brenner and Neela
to re-set Alex's dislocated shoulder before the paralytics wear off.
calls for a blood alcohol test, even though Sam insists that Alex doesn't drink.
Laverne gives Neela
attitude, proving the point Neela was trying to make to Brenner -- the interns hate her!
Brenner claims that Neela
is more like an attending, and besides she
makes the interns nervous when she
puts Chaz to work, giving Tyler a chance to get lost.
Sarah can't watch Brenner and Neela
operate on Leo, as alarms sound on Alex, whose heart rate is up.
Calling for Brenner and Neela
, Sam wants to transfuse him, but Gates has another theory.
invites the interns to breakfast after their long night, but they all give her
Brenner tries to reassure her
-- no one likes hanging out with their boss -- but he
can't go to breakfast, either.
A snowstorm extends Morris and Banfield's stay in Nebraska for a conference; Neela
defends herself in court over a patient's death; and Alex and Sarah sneak out to a party.