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Critical Care

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[[Performer~P100370~Sidney Lumet~sidneylumet]] filmed this hospital satire at a Canadian studio. Alcoholic Dr. Butz ([[Performer~P83146~Albert Brooks~albertbrooks]] in old-age makeup) advises younger Dr. Werner Ernst ([[Performer~P67051~James Spader~jamesspader]]) to only treat patients with much insurance. "When the lawyers start crawling all over you," says Butz, "that's when you know you're a doctor." Ernst, a second-year resident working in the ICU with head nurse Stella ([[Performer~P49576~Helen...more

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