The BEST episodes of Combat Hospital

Every episode of Combat Hospital ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Combat Hospital!

Show previously known as "Hot Zone". Set in 2006 at the only military hospital that provided surgical care for all of Southern Afghanistan, this medical procedural will show the lives of the resident doctors and nurses from Canada, America, the U.K. and other allied countries as they try to navigate the operating table and the conflicts that surround them constantly.

Last Updated: 3/20/2024Network: ABC (US)Status: Ended
Do No Harm
267 votes

#1 - Do No Harm

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/6/2011

An attack on the women's clinic takes its toll; the Role 3 hospital contends with significant losses while fighting to save a wounded assailant's life.

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On the Brink
210 votes

#2 - On the Brink

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/9/2011

Bobby makes a decision that creates controversy between the doctors and nurses.

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271 votes

#3 - Reckless

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/2/2011

A soldier dies after Rebecca refuses him treatment, causing her to second-guess her decision.

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Brothers in Arms
208 votes

#4 - Brothers in Arms

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/30/2011

A prank gone wrong reveals Simon's painful past; Pedersen must question children about a suicide bomber.

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330 votes

#5 - Triage

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/30/2011

Rebecca takes control of triage when an explosion injures Colonel Marks.

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Wrong Place at the Right Time
362 votes

#6 - Wrong Place at the Right Time

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/12/2011

Simon hitches a helicopter ride to his farm, Rebecca must perform emergency neurosurgery on a patient, Bobby and Pedersen try to help an Air Force officer with his insomnia.

Directors: Chris Menaul
Writer: Angus Fraser
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It's My Party
274 votes

#7 - It's My Party

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/5/2011

Rebecca depletes the hospital's blood supply while she and Bobby operate, and Colonel Marks is forced to call for a walking blood bank; Simon rekindles and old relationship; Rebecca is appointed morale officer; Vans finds a new talent.

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Reason to Believe
303 votes

#8 - Reason to Believe

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/23/2011

An Army chaplain is forced to deal with her lapse of faith when she is ordered to hold vigil with Simon during a surgery.

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Welcome to Kandahar
327 votes

#9 - Welcome to Kandahar

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/21/2011

It's 2006: Major Rebecca Gordon, a highly-trained trauma surgeon, and Captain Bobby Trang, a brand-new doctor, report for duty at the NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit at Kandahar Airfield. Perched at the edge of the airfield and built out of plywood and canvas held together with duct tape, the temporary building that houses the Role 3 shakes every time a plane takes off. The hospital's commander, Colonel Xavier Marks, tells the newcomers to expect an experience unlike any they've had before. Rebecca thinks she can handle anything, while Bobby is acutely conscious of his inexperience. They both get off to a rocky start, as Colonel Marks points out Rebecca's mistakes and tries to build Bobby's confidence. But over the next 48 hours, as they deal with rocket attacks, flying shrapnel and wave after wave of injured and wounded U.S. Marines, Canadian soldiers, Afghan civilians and even a Taliban prisoner, they manage to rise to the challenge, even as they grow more and more exhausted. Welcome to Kandahar, indeed.

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Inner Truth
328 votes

#10 - Inner Truth

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/26/2011

Seven injured soldiers anxiously anticipate the arrival of their lucky charm, 19-year-old Pvt. Henry Flax; Rebecca makes a confession to Simon.

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Shifting Sands
269 votes

#11 - Shifting Sands

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/16/2011

One of Vans' friends comes under suspicion when he is injured by a bomb.

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Enemy Within
349 votes

#12 - Enemy Within

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/28/2011

Rebecca is nearly run over by a pick-up truck full of Afghan National Army soldiers heading for the hospital. Their leader -- who turns out to be an American Special Forces operative -- carries in one of his men, delirious with a serious infection, one that neither Rebecca nor Bobby have encountered before. When another patient comes down with the same infection, the team realize they're dealing with a highly contagious and resistant bacterial strain, with no idea what it is, where it came from or how to stop it from spreading. Colonel Marks is left with no choice but to quarantine the OR, ICU and the recovery room, so that the Role 3 medics are forced to do surgery in the dining hall. Meanwhile, Rebecca accompanies Pedersen off base to the Women's Clinic, where they find a local in dire need of emergency life-saving surgery.

Writer: Gub Neal
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Hells Bells
360 votes

#13 - Hells Bells

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/19/2011

Members of a wedding party are injured when they are caught in Taliban crossfire. Rebecca searches for the missing bride. Marks is impressed with Bobby.

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