This article is from the ER FAQ, by Rose Cooper firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
This is a title sometimes used to refer to the two-hour pilot of
the series, titled "24 Hours" ("ER" has never been shown in movie theaters). '
[Uh, with the recent spate of TV shows making their way to The Big Screen,
maybe that should say, "...hasn't been shown in movie theaters--yet."].
The pilot is available on videotape; it is currently the only
episode which is, in the U.S. If you see "ER" in an American video store,
that`s what it is. See sections 5.08 and 5.11 below for more on this