The Critical Hour: Shock Trauma

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  • 2004
  • 1 Season

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.

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Ultimate Heroes
16. Ultimate Heroes
March 5, 2006
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.
One Fatal Fall
15. One Fatal Fall
January 15, 2006
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.
Maniac Moments
14. Maniac Moments
December 4, 2005
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.
Shattered Worlds
13. Shattered Worlds
November 7, 2005
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.
The Final Farewell
12. The Final Farewell
August 22, 2005
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.
Times of Terror
11. Times of Terror
July 11, 2005
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.
The Body Destroyers
10. The Body Destroyers
June 13, 2005
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.
Adrenalin Junkies
9. Adrenalin Junkies
April 18, 2005
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.
9 Miles of Chaos
8. 9 Miles of Chaos
March 7, 2005
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.
Night Game Nightmares
7. Night Game Nightmares
January 3, 2005
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.
Trooper Medevac
6. Trooper Medevac
December 20, 2004
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.
The Inner Circle of Trauma
5. The Inner Circle of Trauma
November 8, 2004
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.
Crash Out Victims
4. Crash Out Victims
October 25, 2004
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.
Too Young to Let Go
3. Too Young to Let Go
September 13, 2004
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.
Attack by City Violence
2. Attack by City Violence
September 27, 2004
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.
To Live or Die
1. To Live or Die
September 20, 2004
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.

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. The Critical Hour: Shock Trauma is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on September 20, 2004.

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  • Premiere Date
    September 20, 2004