Chicago Med Season 8 Episode 7 Evaluate: The Garments Make the Man…or Do They?

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I by no means thought I might say this, however I felt for Archer.

On Chicago Med Season 8 Episode 7, he had to decide on between honoring his oath as a physician and defending his son, and he handed that take a look at — however at what price?

Archer’s dialog with Choi on the finish of the hour was one of many rawest, most genuine glimpses of this often-annoying character, and he got here throughout as sympathetic.

The scenario with Sean would have been powerful for anyone to take care of.

Archer had been estranged from Sean for years, and their current go to on the jail did not go properly. And now Sean had life-threatening accidents, thanks to a different prisoner who ended up within the hospital after attacking a CO.

Archer is the type of man who has no drawback bending the principles if he thinks it is best for sufferers, so it is unsurprising he thought-about not saving the lifetime of Sean’s attacker. He’d go even additional for his estranged son than a stranger.

He in all probability felt like this was his final likelihood to do something to guard Sean. For all he knew, Sean was going to die. Even when his son survived, going again to jail might be harmful for him, particularly if his attacker returned too.

I am a nasty father. I let Sean be out of my life for 15 years, get hooked on medication, find yourself in jail… and now I saved the lifetime of the person who tried to kill him and may strive once more, in all probability will strive once more.


Finally, Archer stayed true to his oath with slightly assist from Choi.

Choi and Archer are minimize from comparable fabric. They’re each ex-Navy reservists who are inclined to put their very own opinions over the affected person’s expressed needs. That is why their lengthy friendship works in addition to it does.

Choi is the one one who can purpose with Archer and the one one who can get away with threatening to go to Sharon together with his issues. Archer did the appropriate factor as a result of he listened to Choi when he allowed one other surgeon to take over Sean’s care and when he acted to avoid wasting the attacker’s life.

After which Choi was there to assist him when it did not really feel like the appropriate factor.

Though Archer will not be my favourite character, his friendship with Choi is likely one of the issues I will miss most after Choi leaves Chicago Med.

Choi has had a brand new outlook on life since getting shot and can assist stability Archer out. Archer is sort of likable when he’s round Choi.

I’m wondering if we’ll get any extra of Sean’s story. Archer would not know why Sean was stabbed and assumes the opposite man was the aggressor. It isn’t unreasonable, contemplating that the man additionally attacked a guard, but it surely additionally is probably not the entire fact.

What’s going to occur if Archer finds out that Sean began the battle that led to his being stabbed or that his son is concerned in one thing shady in jail?

Talking of shady, that was a weird story involving WIll, Asher, and the pregnant girl.

The man who dropped her off on the hospital appeared bizarre; I knew there was one thing off about him, and it was additionally unusual that they made some extent of sending him away to take care of his automobile almost being towed.

His exit was abrupt, so it appeared unlikely he’d disappear altogether. And when the docs delivered Maya’s child solely midway by the hour, I knew there needed to be one thing extra to this story.

Equally unusually, everybody was uncovered to the identical drug that Asher used to have an issue with. That was nearly as huge a coincidence as an OBGYN taking place to be going for a stroll when a pregnant girl wanted her providers!

As a recovering addict, should not Asher have acknowledged the indicators of publicity in herself, or not less than thought it was odd that she was having emotions like she used to when she used, despite the fact that she knew she was sober?

I assume she had the next tolerance due to her former overuse of the drug since she was the one one of many three uncovered who did not collapse and wish Narcan to avoid wasting their life.

Asher made a mature resolution afterward and went to a gathering to keep away from relapse. Good for her!

It is onerous working in a hospital as a recovering addict; there’s loads of stress and easy accessibility to medication. It must be much more difficult once you may randomly be uncovered to the medication you’ve got labored so onerous to cease abusing!

The transplant affected person’s story introduced a dilemma, however what selection did Renee’s husband have?

With out antipsychotics, Renee was at risk of injuring herself. With them, she was confused at finest and catatonic at worst. That was no method to dwell.

The one choice was to take away the kidney. If her physique rejected it as a result of she was taken off immunosuppressants, it must be eliminated anyway, so saving it for another person made extra sense.

It does imply that if dialysis fails, which it possible will finally, Renee can be out of choices. She’d develop the identical difficulty if she had been to get one other transplant.

Her husband knew her finest and what she wished and was clearheaded sufficient to know why this was the best choice.

Hopefully, Marcel feels extra snug with the choice to maneuver ahead with the surgical procedure now that Renee is joyful that her husband made it for her.

Lastly, Ben can cease being ridiculous any time now.

Sure, Maggie ought to have advised him about Grant, however there was nothing incorrect with Grant providing to contribute to a care package deal for his or her daughter. Nor ought to Maggie must apologize for placing Vanessa first.

I like Ben and Maggie collectively, however that would change if this nonsense would not cease.

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Chicago Med airs on NBC on Wednesdays at 8 PM EST / PST.

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