Spoilers forward for Season 5, Episode 3 of The Resident, “The Lengthy and Winding Street.”
Fox medical drama The Resident mentioned goodbye to certainly one of its personal in the latest episode. In August, it was introduced that sequence star Emily VanCamp had exited the sequence forward of Season 5, with solely a touch of how her character, nurse practitioner Nic Nevin, could be departing. That storyline was the primary focus of the October 5 episode, nonetheless, coinciding with VanCamp breaking her silence in regards to the determination to go away The Resident after 4 seasons.
The third episode of The Resident’s fifth season was emotional and heartbreaking from begin to end, because it instantly adopted up on final week’s cliffhanger when cops confirmed up at Conrad’s door to provide him the information about his spouse being in a automotive accident. Though the docs at Chastain did the whole lot of their energy to avoid wasting their pal and colleague, it was revealed that as a result of affect of the crash, Nic was left mind useless. Emily VanCamp spoke to Deadline about her exit and her time on the medical sequence:
Information of her exit from The Resident broke simply days after Emily VanCamp introduced on Instagram that she had given delivery to her daughter with hubby Josh Bowman, which was itself a shock to many followers, because the actress stored her being pregnant a secret. After listening to that, it wasn’t too exhausting to piece collectively why VanCamp determined to go away, and now she’s confirming that she simply needs to be with household. In her phrases:
Emily VanCamp’s exit on The Resident was cathartic, if sudden, and mirrored the thought of shut households for not solely the actress, however for Nic as effectively. The nurse practitioner was surrounded by her mates, colleagues, husband, father and her daughter, and as she was wheeled all the way down to surgical procedure for organ donation, the corridor was stuffed with Chastain workers as they remembered her. It was a ravishing and heartbreaking tribute to an exquisite character, and it reveals that VanCamp and Nic, will at all times be a part of The Resident. Hopefully she will be able to return in flashbacks (if not a nightmarish Halloween episode) so we will nonetheless see her!
New episodes of The Resident air Tuesdays at 8 p.m. EST on Fox, together with the whole lot else populating the 2021 Fall TV schedule.