13x15 Dying Is Easy
First Aired: Feb. 08, 2007 on NBC
Summary: Abby and Sam try to treat an obnoxious, aspiring comedian with mysterious symptoms. Pratt finds himself in hot water as he gets questioned about the death of a patient. Meanwhile, Neela is thrilled when Dr. Dubenko allows her to scrub in on a kidney donor surgery. In addition, Abby and Dr.…
Main Characters in this Episode
Simon: Thank God! I thought you were gonna tell me I had cancer!
Dr. Abby Lockhart: Leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells in the bone marrow.
Simon: That's great! That's great. So give me some Viagra, send me home, and we're all good!
Dr. Abby Lockhart: This isn't funny.
Simon: [suddenly serious] I know.
- The title refers to a common truism among professional comedians: Dying is easy, comedy is hard.