A patient who has been impaled with a piece of rebar is brought to the ER. He cannot feel any pain. Joel and Alex save his life and they find a card for a hypnotist in his wallet. The hypnotist had compelled the man to forget his chronic pain and then helps the man remember his identity. Joel and Alex discover the man has a condition known as porphyria, or "The Vampire Disease."
The hypnotist is able to see Charlie and talks to Alex on Charlie's behalf. Alex thinks she may be pregnant.
Joel and Maggie decide to become exclusive.
Joel: Ow! Did you just bite me?
Maggie: Yeah, I had an impulse.
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Doctors call pain "the fifth vital sign." But unlike the other four, you want it to stop.Charlie
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