What happens in Las Vegas… Happens was the last episode of Heartbeat-- this brilliant and funny show we’ve been watching for the last 10 weeks. We’ve learned loads of things, well, I tend to believe that we always learn something from the movies or TV series as they’re based on real life, but this was just funny experience. Alex was the funny doctor who finished the season practically at the same position as she started it – messed up!


  • Alex, Jessie and Pierce – forever. As it was the last episode, we got to see how it ends, and I will not spoil it for you! Also we have Dr. Callahan and Ji-Sung finally hit it off! That just made me really happy, because the guy was trying so hard all this season.


(1 Being the Worst, 5 Being the Best.) 

REAL: How the real world works:

  • About 40% of people who are infected do die from the MERS, so this is genuinely sadly realistic.
  • It’s always important to double or triple check the diagnosis that was made as original one. In this case, we’ve seen that people were treated for different diseases.
  • Even someone like Alex can get fired, for being rude and taking too much control. The question is: how did she manage to keep that position for so long anyway?!

FAKE: Cringe worthy scenes that would never happen:

  • MERS (middle east respiratory syndrome) is incredibly dangerous and they shouldn’t be operating on someone who is exposed. Plus, their costumes did look very poor, their skin was exposed and those facial masks were just to cover up, not to actually face someone’s internal organs with this deadly virus.
  • A nurse died of MERS, and they want to keep this quiet? Not realistic at all. Usually any type of outbreak anywhere in the world is quickly reported to CDC and the World Health Organization. So the fact that someone says we should keep this quiet is just ridiculous.
  • Pneumonic plague? Wow, well done Alex, but how did you think of this, out of all diseases? Still not sure, as those symptoms could have shown up on anyone with a viral disease!

I'm Ginny, blogging from Manchester, UK. I've been a Biomedical Scientist for 2 years now. I'm a graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Chester.