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St. Elsewhere: Season 1

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The creators of St. Elsewhere were nicknamed Dr. Death and Mr. Depression because Elsewhere didn’t promise happy endings: Patients are often lost, and doctors (including Morse, Mandel, and an underused Denzel Washington) confront their own crises.

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Comically sweet remembrances from guest stars Doris Roberts and Tim Robbins, and Morse and Mandel recall never wanting to be the last actor to speak in the show’s signature long, single-shot takes (for fear of blowing them).