Season 2, Episode 9
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Air date April 13, 2015
Written by Dailyn Rodriguez
Directed by David Boyd
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Parenthood is the ninth episode of Season 2 of The Night Shift. it premiered on April 13, 2016.


The shift starts off when Drew and Krista attend a veterans gala for the promotion of Drew's Army friend, Javier. During the gala, a party goer shoots Javier's colonel, with a stray bullet striking Javier's wife. Both are rushed to San Antonio Memorial. Later on, it is revealed that Javier's wife has a brain hemorrhage caused by a condition that existed even before the shooting, and she requires emergency surgery. TC, Jordan and Topher treat a young female patient with an unknown psychological disorder that resulted in her striking her father and an arresting officer, while also hurting herself. The arresting officer wants to put the girl in either jail or an institution after she recovers. Topher and TC believe something physical may be causing the girl's psychosis, but have trouble diagnosing it. Elsewhere, Paul wants desperately to help a nine-year-old patient with cystic fibrosis when he has trouble breathing, but the medication is very expensive and not covered by the boy's medicaid. Paul takes Kenny's ID badge to get the medication from a locked room, which puts Kenny's recent promotion in jeopardy. Elsewhere, Ragosa is reluctantly forced to put his daughter's quinceañera party on hold due to money troubles.