TV Chart Flashback: Revisiting the top 5 shows from November 1998

Twenty years ago (Nov. 9–15, 1998), NBC’s Thursday night dominated the ratings chart* — with one holy exception.

1. ER: Season 5, episode 7, “Hazed and Confused,” NBC (Now streaming on Hulu)

This episode has everything: George Clooney going rogue to treat a sick baby; Mare Winningham; a heart-racing crisis (an exhausted Dr. Corday gives a patient a lethal dose of magnesium); before-they-were-famous guest stars (Octavia Spencer as a deceptive pregnant patient; Julie Bowen as Dr. Carter’s girlfriend Roxanne); and a RuPaul shout-out. A–

2. Friends: Season 5, episode 7, “The One...

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By: Entertainment Weekly - 5 days ago

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