A young registrar, Rob Lake starts work under established gynecologist Roger Hurley whom he finds to be an affable man. All is not as it first appears, however, and Lake soon develops grave misgivings about his boss and his methods.
Described as ER meets House, CRITICAL tells the story of a perfectionist Latina doctor who returns to her hometown to take a job at a prestigious hospital. But when a secret from her past, ... See full summary »
The show LOOKS great and is for the most part compelling, and well acted. I have loved Lennie James in his other work, but in this I find him a touch over the top. He seems to be saying his lines in a very DRAMATIC way , whereas the character of Glenn repeatedly tells us this is his speciality (critical injuries). Most of the other cast maintain a calm dignified and professional tone in the presence of some immensely bloody trauma, and the obligatory internal hemorrhage. It would open the show out a little if we saw how the patients had suffered these accidents, and the paramedics work, etc. Don't watch while you're having your dinner, by the way.
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