With 15 seasons and greater than 300 episodes complete, it’s undoubtedly difficult to maintain monitor of the whole lot that occurred to each single character in ER. As with all long-running tv exhibits — and in medical dramas particularly — characters die and/or in any other case disappear seemingly on the drop of a hat, no matter how vital they could appear to the present’s central plot.
Let’s take the character of Carla Reese, who was portrayed by Lisa Nicole Carson, for instance. Keep in mind her? She was on ER between Season Three and Season Eight and went by way of loads inside that point. Let’s evaluate what occurred to her.
Right here’s what occurred to Carla on ‘ER.’
In Season 3, Carla got here on the scene and shortly turned concerned with Dr. Peter Benton. The 2 had dated earlier than and appeared to select issues up proper the place that they had left off. Earlier than lengthy, Carla turned pregnant (and instructed Peter he was the daddy of the kid). Their son Reese was born prematurely and was additionally deaf. Earlier than Reese was born, Carla and Peter spent a number of time bickering, however after his arrival, the drama between them acquired turned as much as 11.
Peter and Carla argued about whether or not to have Reese circumcised. They argued about Peter’s profession aspirations. They argued about whether or not to have Reese endure surgical procedure and obtain a cochlear implant. All that arguing didn’t bode nicely for the couple — they in the end broke issues off (after which, true to kind, began arguing in regards to the custody preparations for his or her son).
Carla ultimately acquired married to a different man named Roger after which introduced to Peter that she’d be taking Reese along with her to Germany, the place Roger had been relocated for work. When you guessed that led to extra arguments between the 2 of them, you’d be proper. That’s when Carla pulled out the large weapons, hinting to Peter that he may not even be Reese’s organic father.
There was a quick interval within the present when Carla claimed she and Roger had been preventing and he or she tried to reunite with Peter, however Peter didn’t go for it due to his new relationship with Dr. Cleo Finch. After which, within the second episode of Season 8, tragedy struck. Carla died in a automobile accident.
Following the accident, Peter and Roger fought for custody of Reese. Through the custody battle, Peter needed to take a paternity take a look at and discovered the reality: He was not Reese’s organic father. By that time, nonetheless, Peter had already determined to boost Reese as his son, no matter genetics. Peter in the end gained full custody of Reese, although he needed to resign from his job at County Normal to ensure that that to occur. Roger was granted visitation rights.
Finally, Carla was not precisely a foremost character of the present, however a number of the present’s drama — particularly when it got here to Peter Benton — appeared to focus on her and her actions. These actions even not directly led to Peter leaving the hospital and being written out of the sequence, though that actually may have occurred even when Carla hadn’t re-entered his life.
Carla is definitely probably the most divisive figures of ER, however with out her, we wouldn’t have Reese, and all people loves Reese, proper? Although she introduced a number of problem to Peter’s life, Carla ultimately gifted Peter with an awesome son and a cheerful ending.