Sunday, February 10, 2019

"Monday, Tuesday, Sven's Day"

Description: Further racial violence in response to a recent beating has the ER flooded with fighting patients. A prostitute in for an appendectomy has a steady stream of well-wishers. Craig throws a party for a visiting surgeon, forcing Ehrlich to scramble for a date. White's wife wants money for an abortion. Morrison discovers the truth about the beating that sparked the violence.

"Monday, Tuesday, Sven's Day" is the 15th episode of season 1 of St. Elsewhere.
Originally aired March 1, 1983.
Teleplay by John Masius, Tom Fontana
Story by Joshua Brand, John Falsey
Directed by Bruce Paltrow



Trivia for "Monday, Tuesday, Sven's Day":
  • Ed Flanders won the 1983 Emmy for Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in this episode.
  • This episode contains the first instance of someone calling Victor Ehrlich a "pig," which will become a running gag throughout the series, primarily during season 2.

Here's "Monday, Tuesday, Sven's Day" on DailyMotion:


Ed Flanders as Dr. Donald Westphall
David Birney as Dr. Ben Samuels

Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
G.W. Bailey as Dr. Hugh Beale
Ed Begley, Jr. as Dr. Victor Ehrlich
Terence Knox as Dr. Peter White
Howie Mandel as Dr. Wayne Fiscus
David Morse as Dr. Jack Morrison
Christina Pickles as Nurse Helen Rosenthal
Kavi Raz as Dr. Vijay Kochar
Cynthia Sikes as Dr. Annie Cavanero
Denzel Washington as Dr. Philip Chandler

and Starring
William Daniels as Dr. Mark Craig

Guest Starring
Norman Lloyd as Dr. Daniel Auschlander
Kim Miyori as Dr. Wendy Armstrong
Ellen Bry as Nurse Shirley Daniels
Barbara Whinnery as Dr. Cathy Martin
Dick O'Neill as Mr. O'Connor
David Elliott as Kevin O'Connor
Bonnie Bartlett as Ellen Craig
Melody Anderson as Nurse Jill Roberts
Karen Landry as Myra White
Michael Madsen as Mike O'Connor
Lane Binkley as Roweena Hampton

Eric C. Laneuville as Luther Hawkins (sic)
Sagan Lewis as Dr. Jacqueline Wade
Frank Dent as Dr. Steven Kiley
Rae Dawn Chong as Hooker

Erik Holland as Dr. Sven Holstrum
Gloria Delaney as Mother
Candace Cameron as Megan White

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