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On 'ER,' two minutes and years of plot twists

On 'ER,' two minutes and years of plot twists

On the night of Feb. 10, 2000 -- in the pre-spoiler era, when it was possible to watch an episode of television and be wholly surprised -- "ER" viewers found themselves stunned/petrified by its final two minutes. The scene: During a Valentine's Day party in the ER, an annoyed Carter ( Noah Wyle) goes looking for his put-upon medical student, Lucy ( Kellie Martin), to reprimand her one more time for the day. He enters a darkened room and, to the ominous, thumping electronica sound of Lo Fidelity Allstars' "Battleflag," is stabbed from behind in his lower back by Paul (David Krumholtz), a delusional patient who has crept out of a shadowy corner. After Carter...

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