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In this docuseries, particularly shocking or exciting true stories about emergency room patients are re-enacted. The real-life doctors, nurses and patients recount the stories through the dramatizations, and sometimes the real-life participants play themselves in the recreations. The series, which debuted in 2004, airs on the TLC cable network.

Friday 9:00 PM et/pt on TLC
13 Seasons, 159 Episodes
April 26, 2004
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Jenne Kang, Linda America, Roy Vongtama, Lucy Doty
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Untold Stories of the E.R. Full Episode Guide

  • A patient's pet causes pandemonium in the ER; a man experiences paralysis that climbs up his legs to his chest until he can no longer breathe; and a war veteran suffers from phantom pain in his amputated hand.

  • A new nurse makes a shocking mistake; a patient appears to be hallucinating and sends ER staff on a wild goose chase; doctors must determine what is wrong with their patient, a former EMT who was found lethargic and slurring his words.

  • A boa constrictor wraps around a man's arm and won't let go; a young woman has a severe laceration; a young man goes into anaphylactic shock after a dinner out.

  • An urgent care physician must quickly think outside the box to care for two emergencies at once; a woman with abdominal pains receives an unexpected diagnosis; and a yoga instructor has a dangerously high temperature for no obvious reason.

  • Police officers bring in a criminal that is comatose; a man found passed out in the snow with no jacket or shoes arrives in the ER; a doctor is faced with a family emergency on her day off.

  • A fishing lure embedded in a man's face turns out to be the least of his problems; a pair of unconscious teenagers are brought to the ER where dramatic family secrets are revealed; an ER tech collapses and then refuses traditional medical treatment

  • A man's itchy rash turns out to be more than just poison oak; a young woman is bleeding profusely from the inside of her lip, but there is no obvious cause; a family of three is admitted as car accident victims, but the doctor makes a shocking discovery.

  • Two separate car crash victims are brought to the ER in their underwear; a woman is acting delusional and refuses to allows the ER staff to touch her; and a doctor struggles to diagnose a dehydrated and nauseous 10-year-old.

  • A patient is brought to the ER with a live shark clamped onto his thigh, and he wants to save the shark! Complications arise for a woman with a life-threatening condition, and the mysterious condition that caused a man to pass out.

  • A circus sword-swallower experiences a persistent case of hiccups; a mom and daughter strangely collapse in the ER; a lady loses control of her legs during her daughter's graduation.

  • Doctors operate a robot to treat a seizing 7-year-old child; a chef's tongue is swelling; a lady who crashed her vehicle insists her injured dog be treated first.

  • A young gal is mysteriously paralyzed from the middle down; a young guy gripes of a splitting headache; a bride-to-be gets appendicitis on her wedding day.

  • A patient suddenly begins seizing; an ER doctor is at a restaurant when she is tossed into an emergency situation to save a child; a pregnant lady's heart is racing.

  • A young boy at a sleepover party strangely loses control over his arms and legs; a lady is shot in the leg at her own bachelorette bash; bubbles in a woman's arteries are generating a stroke.

  • A man is impaled in his abdomen by a stiletto heel; a seemingly healthy outdoorsman has a series of seizures that baffle his doctors; two patients make their doctor suspicious when they both complain about identical headaches that started during sex.

  • An ER doctor's friend arrives at the hospital combative and out of control; a cyclist's throat is torn open when a driver opens a car door in her path; a nursing student is found passed out on the hospital floor.

  • A man with a slashed wrist has a startling secret; a woman gives birth unexpectedly, shocking the ER staff; a surgeon requires urgent treatment after falling off a bed while trying to help his patient.

  • A woman believes her neighbors want to kill her; a man is near death after an arrow pierces his chest; two women with swollen abdomens refuse to explain the cause of their pain.

  • When animals attack the results can be painful, poisonous and sometimes deadly.

  • Crimes that were incidentally solved because of doctors' diagnoses of their patients' conditions.

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