Code Black

Code Black

  • Seasons:
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
In the season premiere, Col. Ethan Willis (new cast member Rob Lowe) joins the team as part of a program in which the Department of Defense sends doctors to hospitals to teach new techniques and technologies that they learned on the field of combat. Willis and Mike take a harrowing chopper to Malibu to help save shark bite victims; Campbell (new series regular Boris Kodjoe) has become the head of both the OR and the ER in order to save costs, causing strife between him and Leanne; and Jesse welcomes a new round of residents. Noah Gray-Cabey, Emily Tyra and Nafessa Williams join the cast in recurring roles as new residents in the ER.
In the season premiere, Col. Ethan Willis (new cast member Rob Lowe) joins the team as part of a program in which the Department of Defense sends doctors to hospitals to teach new techniques and technologies that they learned on the field of combat. Willis and Mike take a harrowing chopper to Malibu to help save shark bite victims; Campbell (new series regular Boris Kodjoe) has become the head of both the OR and the ER in order to save costs, causing strife between him and Leanne; and Jesse welcomes a new round of residents. Noah Gray-Cabey, Emily Tyra and Nafessa Williams join the cast in recurring roles as new residents in the ER.

Season 2 (16 episodes)

  • 1. Second Year

    Original air date: 09/28/2016 Runtime: 43:15 min.

    Original air date: 09/28/2016 Runtime: 43:15 min. Colonel Ethan Willis (Rob Lowe) joins the team at Angels Memorial from the Department of Defense and takes Dr. Mike Leighton on a harrowing helicopter ride to save shark bite victims in Malibu.

  • 2. Life and Limb

    Original air date: 10/05/2016 Runtime: 43:25 min.

    Original air date: 10/05/2016 Runtime: 43:25 min. Willis must help a promising young soccer player make a life-altering decision after he's seriously injured when a bus carrying his entire team crashes, and another patient's hesitation to share that she's transgender makes it difficult for the doctors to diagnose her severe abdominal pain.

  • 3. Corporeal Form

    Original air date: 10/12/2016 Runtime: 42:29 min.

    Original air date: 10/12/2016 Runtime: 42:29 min. Willis defies Campbell's orders when he helps Mario and Heather perform a radical procedure on a maintenance worker stuck under a boiler that exploded. Also, Angus' father, Dr. Desmond Leighton (Steven Culp), tries to seize Power of Attorney over Mike, who is still in a coma, even though Mike granted that right to his brother, Angus.

  • 4. Demons and Angels

    Original air date: 10/26/2016 Runtime: 42:26 min.

    Original air date: 10/26/2016 Runtime: 42:26 min. On Halloween night, Willis, Noa and Elliott rush to the scene of a fire at a haunted theater, where Dr. Nolan (Kathleen Rose Perkins) and her boyfriend's son are trapped.

  • 5. Landslide

    Original air date: 11/02/2016 Runtime: 43:08 min.

    Original air date: 11/02/2016 Runtime: 43:08 min. The Angels Memorial doctors treat victims caught in a landslide, and a group of children come in from a camping trip with measles putting the entire ER at risk. Meredith Baxter and Eric Roberts guest star.

  • 6. Hero Complex

    Original air date: 11/09/2016 Runtime: 42:47 min.

    Original air date: 11/09/2016 Runtime: 42:47 min. Malaya must inform a college student who regains consciousness at Angels Memorial that she's the victim of a rape, and Willis and Campbell butt heads over a terminally ill woman who wants to end her life on her own terms. Annabeth Gish and Richard Lewis guest star.

  • 7. What Lies Beneath

    Original air date: 11/16/2016 Runtime: 42:58 min.

    Original air date: 11/16/2016 Runtime: 42:58 min. Willis and Campbell are sent to a Russian submarine in U.S. waters to treat a sailor badly wounded during an explosion, and violent convicts injured during a prison riot descend upon Angels Memorial.

  • 8. 1.0 Bodies

    Original air date: 11/23/2016 Runtime: 43:14 min.

    Original air date: 11/23/2016 Runtime: 43:14 min. The doctors treat cult members who unwillingly survived a mass suicide attempt, and Mario decides to connect with his late father's girlfriend.

  • 9. Sleight of Hand

    Original air date: 11/30/2016 Runtime: 42:26 min.

    Original air date: 11/30/2016 Runtime: 42:26 min. Willis, Leanne and Jesse risk their lives to operate on an officer with an explosive bullet lodged in her leg. Also, Mario, Noa and Guthrie treat a magician, Johnny Prentiss (Penn Jillette), who comes to Angels with trouble breathing.

  • 10. Ave Maria

    Original air date: 12/07/2016 Runtime: 42:47 min.

    Original air date: 12/07/2016 Runtime: 42:47 min. When a 13-year-old girl arrives at Angels Memorial following a seizure caused by spina bifida, the doctors are shocked to learn she is Campbell's daughter. Also, a workaholic deaf patient, Kathy Byrne (Marlee Matlin), and her translator arrive at Angels after their car rolls into the L.A. River.

  • 11. Exodus

    Original air date: 12/21/2016 Runtime: 43:19 min.

    Original air date: 12/21/2016 Runtime: 43:19 min. A code black at Angels Memorial takes a turn for the worse when a city-wide blackout leaves the hospital without power or back-up generators. As Campbell and Leanne divert high-risk patients to a nearby care center, Elliot and Heather are trapped in an elevator with a woman in labor, and Willis and Dr. Nolan (Kathleen Rose Perkins) try to help a 92-year-old woman who thinks it's 1942.

  • 12. One in a Million

    Original air date: 01/04/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 01/04/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min. Leanne defies Campbell’s order and uses the hospital helicopter to reunite a family for the last time. Also, Willis and Noa use a cell phone app to communicate with a young girl with autism.

  • 13. Unfinished Business

    Original air date: 01/11/2017 Runtime: 42:53 min.

    Original air date: 01/11/2017 Runtime: 42:53 min. As Guthrie takes on a new position as the hospital chaplain, he considers having a risky surgery to treat his Parkinson's. Also, the doctors treat patients who arrive at Angels from an apartment fire.

  • 14. Vertigo

    Original air date: 01/25/2017 Runtime: 43:23 min.

    Original air date: 01/25/2017 Runtime: 43:23 min. After pulling a double shift, Mario risks his own life when he follows Willis to a construction site where two brothers are trapped on a crane 300 feet above the ground. Also, Leanne treats the wife of an orthopedist from Angels Memorial who is brought into the ER with mysterious injuries.

  • 15. The Devil's Workshop

    Original air date: 02/01/2017 Runtime: 42:43 min.

    Original air date: 02/01/2017 Runtime: 42:43 min. The ER is quarantined when a viral outbreak jeopardizes the lives of the doctors and patients at Angels Memorial. Also, Ariel (Emily Alyn Lind), the young girl Leanne bonded with a year ago when she lost her father, returns to Angels.

  • 16. Fallen Angels

    Original air date: 02/08/2017 Runtime: 43:19 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2017 Runtime: 43:19 min. The doctors work with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to find an antidote to the deadly viral outbreak at Angels Memorial. Also, Leanne makes a life-changing decision, and Jesse welcomes a new batch of residents, on the second season finale.