6x11 The Domino Heart
First Aired: Jan. 13, 2000 on NBC
Summary: A simple water shutoff makes the struggle for life even harder in the ER while Lucy is excited for Valerie, a patient she befriended who finally can receive a new heart -- if she can circumvent some last-minute medical complications. Drs. Carter and Chen duel over admitting an elderly…
Main Characters in this Episode
Lucy Knight: I am
Lucy Knight: [Luka walks over and drapes his coat around her] No, that's okay
Dr. Luka Kovac: I'm European, we like to be gallant. Are you off? I've got two tickets to the circus.
Lucy Knight: Just coming on.
Dr. Luka Kovac: What are you doing here all day?
Lucy Knight: Not enough as it turns out. It's never been very easy for me to be here. Sometimes I felt like I would never fit in.
Dr. Luka Kovac: That's something I know about. But I moved around a lot, and I'm used to it.
Lucy Knight: But at the beginning of every day, I've been grateful that I'm walking in here on my own choosing, and not carried in on some gurney. And at the end of the day, if I've helped just one person, it's been worth it. And that didn't happen today, and that makes me sad.