"CAN WE TALK ABOUT THE GIGANTIC ELEPHANT IN THE AMBULANCE?"
02/03/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Wednesday) : MERCY HOSPITAL AND ITS STAFF MEET THE NEW HEAD OF THE ICU, DR. JOE BRIGGS (GUEST STAR JAMES VAN DER BEEK)- Mercy staffers are jolted by the arrival of Dr. Joe Briggs (James Van Der Beek, "Dawson's Creek"), the arrogant new head of ICU with whom Veronica (Taylor Schilling) promptly locks horns. Meanwhile, Veronica and Dr. Sands (James Tupper) must set aside their own icy relationship as they try to save a boy found nearly frozen in the woods. Following the death of one of her patients, Chloe (Michelle Trachtenberg) helps the grieving widower take the difficult step of leaving the hospital and Sonia (Jaime Lee Kirchner) continues her turn as private nurse to an upper-crust family. James LeGros, Diego Klattenhoff and Guillermo Diaz also star.