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The Critical Hour: Shock Trauma

Season 1
Dr. Tom Scalea, the extraordinary physician-in-chief at the legendary Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, leads his team to make the impossible happen to save lives. They battle death in the Trauma Resuscitation Unit and the OR.
200616 episodes
TV-PG
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - To Live or Die
    September 19, 2004
    45min
    TV-PG
    A boating accident lands a teen in the icy winter waters of the Chesapeake Bay. A Jehovah's Witness requires a life-saving blood transfusion, but the procedure is not allowed in her religion. A woman saves herself and her children from an apartment fire.
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  2. S1 E2 - Attack by City Violence
    September 25, 2004
    45min
    TV-PG
    Warm weekend nights are busy at the Shock Trauma Center. As the temperature rises, tempers flare on the streets. Gunfire wounds several victims in unrelated shootings, and a homeless man is stabbed with a broken bottle.
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  3. S1 E3 - Too Young to Let Go
    September 12, 2004
    43min
    TV-PG
    School violence hits Baltimore's Shock Trauma staff hard as a random bullet hits a high school honor student. At another high school, an 18-year-old is violently stabbed as he leaves a dance, and complications arise for a young car crash victim.
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  4. S1 E4 - Crash Out Victims
    October 24, 2004
    45min
    TV-PG
    When cars become weapons of destruction, Shock Trauma's first challenge is to save the life and then miraculously reconstruct a body torn apart. These crash out victims may not make it. If they do survive, their lives may be changed forever.
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  5. S1 E5 - The Inner Circle of Trauma
    November 6, 2004
    44min
    TV-PG
    The new youngest-ever attending physician, Dr. Jay Menaker, tries to master trauma. The lives of these patients are in his hands as Shock Trauma must handle injuries resulting from a fall from the attic stairs, a freak car accident and a knife stabbing.
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  6. S1 E6 - Trooper Medevac
    December 19, 2004
    45min
    TV-PG
    Trooper Medevac speeds young accident victims to Shock Trauma. A teenage ballet dancer loses control of her car, changing her life in a split second. High school senior Jake's head takes the impact when his car slams into a tree.
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  7. S1 E7 - Night Game Nightmares
    January 2, 2005
    45min
    TV-PG
    The crowd holds its breath as the football field gets hit with trauma tragedy. A 16-year-old gets slammed with an unintentional head-butt tackle. A cheerleader falls doing a flying stunt. and a couple leaving a baseball game has a terrible car accident.
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  8. S1 E8 - 9 Miles of Chaos
    March 6, 2005
    45min
    TV-PG
    Interstate 95 in Maryland closes down after 92 vehicles are involved in accidents. Two of the most critically injured are transported by Medevac Trooper 1 to Shock Trauma after their small vehicle is crushed under a tractor trailer.
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  9. S1 E9 - Adrenalin Junkies
    April 17, 2005
    44min
    TV-PG
    Even when his parachute opens, a skydiver gets in trouble when he takes an unexpected twist. An unconscious teen may be the victim of violence or an alcohol overdose, and a jockey's fall lands him in harm's way.
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  10. S1 E10 - The Body Destroyers
    June 12, 2005
    44min
    TV-PG
    Tools and machines transform into body destroyers, and Baltimore's Shock Trauma has got to fix the damage. A circular saw cuts through a man's foot, intestine's are left outside a man's body by a hay bailer and a box cutter does unbelievable harm.
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  11. S1 E11 - Times of Terror
    July 10, 2005
    44min
    TV-MA
    Despite pleas for a restraining order, Lucille's ex-boyfriend breaks into her house, determined to torture and kill her. A love triangle leaves Thomas bleeding to death from a stab wound in the neck. For Ed, terror takes one false step on a rainy night.
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  12. S1 E12 - The Final Farewell
    August 21, 2005
    44min
    TV-PG
    A teenage boy is found lifeless at the side of the road. A woman remains in a deep coma following a car accident, and a man, alert at the accident scene, goes into cardiac arrest on the medevac.
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  13. S1 E13 - Shattered Worlds
    November 6, 2005
    43min
    TV-PG
    Hot weather in Baltimore kicks off an epidemic of violence, along with the simultaneous start of motorcycle season, and the Center gets slammed. Two motor bike accidents end with one man under a truck, and the other head slams into a guard rail.
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  14. S1 E14 - Maniac Moments
    December 3, 2005
    43min
    TV-PG
    Baltimore's Shock Trauma tries to beat the odds with maniac cases. Cicely arrives with her neck slit from ear-to-ear. Andrew gets shot in the head by a stranger, and Brandon's chest is blown away by a sawed off shotgun fired at close range.
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  15. S1 E15 - One Fatal Fall
    January 14, 2006
    43min
    TV-PG
    Dr. Amy Sisley gets slammed with a theme night of deadly falls and brain injuries. Chris plunges 30 feet to a narrow stone ledge. Rochelle's 16-year-old cousin, Timothy, falls from the roof.
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  16. S1 E16 - Ultimate Heroes
    March 4, 2006
    43min
    TV-PG
    Medevac paramedics arrive on the scene of an accident that involves a friend. The friend is a policeman who has been crushed under a vehicle. The team work hard to save the life of their colleague. It's heroes fighting to save a hero.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Starring
Thomas M Scalea
Studio
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