Episode #6: "The Concert" (season finale)
Debut: SUNDAY, DEC. 29 (10:15-10:45 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: Dec. 29 (12:30 a.m.) and 30 (midnight), and Jan. 1 (11:15 p.m.), 2 (8:00 p.m.) and 3 (10:30 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Dec. 30 (9:30 p.m.) and Jan. 4 (9:00 p.m.) and 5 (11:00 a.m.)
Phyllis gets the runaround as her mother's condition worsens, improves and worsens again. Jenna tries to leverage her Cleveland opportunity into concessions from Dr. Stickley (Mark Harelik). DiDi's patience wears thin after a debt remains unpaid. Staff members point fingers at each other after an equipment malfunction injures Cordelia (Irma P. Hall), an irascible patient. The staff makes up when a patient dies and comes together to perform their weekly Caregiver Concert for everyone in the ward.
Teleplay by Mark V. Olsen & Will Scheffer; directed by Howard Deutch.