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Almost 30 Years Later, The 'St Elsewhere' Finale Is Still The Wildest Ending To A TV Show

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Before there were shows like Grey's Anatomy or ER, the doctors of St. Elsewhere were there to take care of us. The series was different than a lot of modern doctor shows as it was a lot more of a dark comedy than a soap opera. But it was the ending of the series that seemed to raise a whole lot of controversy.

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The show had a surprisingly star-studded cast. Ed Begley Jr, William Daniels, Howie Mandel, Davis Morse, Christina Pickles all starred in all 137 episodes. Another huge actor who was in every episode? Denzel Washington!

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Washington got his first big break as Dr. Philip Chandler in all six season of St. Elsewhere before becoming one of Hollywood's most sought after actors.

Other actors who were on the show for many episodes include Eric Laneuville, Bruce Greenwood, and Mark Harmon.

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The show took place in the fictional St. Eligius Hospital, which was considered to be a pretty terrible hospital. They didn't have the best equipment ever but they managed to do alright with what they had.

The problems people had with this show had nothing to do with the cast, it was how they tied up the series in the finale...

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