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In this medical drama series, a team of cutting-edge medical experts work to save lives in a state-of-the-art facility financed by a tech-industry billionaire. The high-tech team includes top surgeons, a rebellious chief of staff, and a former gang member devoted to improving healthcare in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Dermot Mulroney plays the maverick head surgeon, who fights against the medical bureaucracy to bring high-tech medicine to his patients free of charge. The series debuted on CBS in October 2016, and it initially received negative reviews from critics and soft ratings, taking last place among broadcast series in its Thursday-night time slot.

Thursday 10:00 PM et/pt on CBS
1 Season, 13 Episodes
October 27, 2016
Drama
7.1/10
Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Augustus Prew, Odette Annable, Reshma Shetty
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Pure Genius Full Episode Guide

  • In the series finale, Angie tries to target her mother's illness using radical nanobot technology, but she seeks Scott's help when her mother requests traditional methods. When a graffiti artist with a clotting disorder falls from a bridge, Walter, Malik and Zoe attempt to use suspended animation to stop his internal bleeding.

  • Talaikha and Malik treat Georgia Ray, James' friend who happens to be a famous pop star, for laryngeal cancer. During explorative surgery, they discover more cancer than expected.

  • James and Zoe treat a teenage girl with a rare skin blistering disorder. Also, as Louis Keating’s GSS condition worsens, James considers using his experimental cure to save him. And Malik is jealous over the special connection between James and Zoe, while Zoe awkwardly meets James’ new crush, Nina.

  • When a woman arrives at Bunker Hill with a peculiar lung ailment, James feels torn when he makes a connection with other respiratory cases in her area to possible contamination from a microchip factory owned by his hero, tech guru Douglas Prescott (David Paymer).

  • When a young man arrives at Bunker Hill damaged by a drug-resistant strain of HIV, James tries a radical anti-viral treatment. Also, Walter has to work fast when his daughter’s best friend develops a deadly flesh-eating bacteria, and James makes an affiliation with Louis Keating’s nurse.

  • James and the Bunker Hill surgeons attempt to make medical history with the largest chain of internationally paired kidney donations ever, comprised of eight simultaneous organ transplants and 16 surgeries. Also, Zoe and Malik agree to go on a real date.

  • The perspective of a young leukemia patient inspires James to do good; James reveals his feelings for Zoe; the cracks in their long-distance marriage begin to surface when Julianna visits Walter for Christmas.

  • Walter and the Bunker Hill surgeons attempt a revolutionary remote surgery during an emergency on the International Space Station. Also, the team turns to social media to locate the source of an E. coli outbreak in town.

  • James persuades a hockey player to undergo a risky surgery that could correct his spinal injury and enable him to walk again. Also, James invites Walter’s wife, FDA executive Julianna Wallace, to Bunker Hill in hopes of gaining her approval for a new skin bio-printing trial.

  • When James' beloved elementary school teacher is diagnosed with an aggressive cancer, he is determined to save her with a risky robotic surgery.

  • When a police officer suffers a brain injury in an automobile accident and loses his ability to remember who he is, James suggests a cutting-edge method to re-code the man's brain to restore the lost memories from his past and of his wife.

  • When a young boy’s legs are crushed after being pinned by a car, Malik insists on using a revolutionary procedure using spider silk to save his limbs, while Zoe is in favor of the safer route of amputation.

  • Silicon Valley tech titan James Bell enlists Dr. Walter Wallace, an exceptional veteran surgeon with a controversial past, to run his state-of-the-art hospital with an ultramodern approach to medicine.

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