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EXCLUSIVE: 'Code Black' Stars Get Real Trauma Training for the New Show

By DONNA FREYDKIN

ONE TO WATCH: Raza Jaffrey​

Move over, Dr. House. Raza Jaffrey plays another obnoxiously arrogant doctor on the CBS hospital drama "Code Black."

A pivotal episode of his airs on Wednesday, and gets into his character's back-story. "His mother is brought into the ER. Neal's father is there from the UK and there are a lot of father/son altercations that happen. We get to see why he is the way he is," promises Jaffrey.

He most recently appeared on the fourth season of the acclaimed terrorism series "Homeland," opposite Claire Danes. Now, he's working with Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden.

So let's say, he's about to lose a limb in an explosion. Who would he want there in an emergency?

"I want them both there. Can I have that? One is playing a TV doctor and one is playing a superspy," he says.

Better yet: "Yeah, I'd call 911."

The series is based on the documentary by Ryan McGarry and strives hard for realism.

"When we first started work on the show, we shadowed real ER doctors. You stand back and watch the doctors work. It's a privileged place to be. You see extraordinary things. I can't be flippant about it. What's happening is life and death," says Jaffrey.

Thankfully, he has an iron stomach, so nothing he saw made him run for the nearest bathroom.

"I'm good with blood and guts. I'm such a geek for the medical stuff so it's fun. It's pretty true to life," he says.

His one take-away from being around real docs? How the job never ends for them.

"There were some cases I saw brought in where people lost their lives and watching doctors deal with family members -- and the end of the night, live with their decisions. It's their job. They don't make drama out of it," he says.

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THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0118 -- Pictured: Actress Claire Danes on September 5, 2014 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: Claire Danes arrives at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: 66th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: Actress Claire Danes arrives to the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theater on August 25, 2014. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBC via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Hugh Dancy and Claire Danes attend BAFTA New York Presents: 'In Conversation With Hugh Dancy' at The Standard Highline on May 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 11: Actress Claire Danes attends the Born Free Africa Mother's Day Family Carnival at Hudson River Park Pier 45 on May 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: Claire Danes attends Narciso Rodriguez Bottletop Collection Pepsi U.S. Launch at Sikkema Jenkins And Co. Gallery on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Claire Danes attends the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Actress Claire Danes attends Variety's Power of Women: New York at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 19: Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy arrives at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 19, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 19: Claire Danes arrives at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 19, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Actress Claire Danes arrives at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Actress Claire Danes attends 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/WireImage)
OSLO, NORWAY - DECEMBER 11: Host Claire Danes on stage during the 20th annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert at the Oslo Spektrum on December 11, 2013 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Nobel Peace Prize Concert)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Actress Claire Danes is seen on November 14, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by DVT/Star Max/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Winner for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Claire Danes accepts her award onstage during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA- SEPTEMBER 22: Actors Hugh Dancy (L) and Claire Danes arrive at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Actress Claire Danes poses in the press room at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Claire Danes poses at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 13: Claire Danes attends the AFI Awards 2011 at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 13, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 07: Claire Danes attends the Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum Launch party at the IAC Headquarters on December 7, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 13: 70th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: (L-R) Actors Hugh Dancy and Claire Danes arrive to the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBC via Getty Images)
69th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: Claire Danes arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 -- Photo by: Vince Bucci/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
Actress Claire Danes arrives for American Express Gala Screening of 'The King's Speech' during the 54th BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester Square on October 21, 2010 in London, England.
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 23: Actress Claire Danes attend The Cinema Society with Screenvision & Brooks Brothers screening of 'Me And Orson Welles' at Clearview Chelsea Cinemas on November 23, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/WireImage)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: Actress Claire Danes attends the Zac Posen Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Tent, Bryant Park on September 11, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for IMG)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 07: Actress Claire Danes attends the Calvin Klein Inc. 40th Anniversary Celebration at Along The Highline on September 7, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/WireImage for Calvin Klein Inc.)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 09: Actress Claire Danes and designer Narciso Rodriguez pose at the Narciso Rodriguez Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on September 9, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for IMG)
Claire Danes attends The Glamour Magazine 2007 Women of The Year Awards at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall on November 5, 2007 in New York, City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/GETTY IMAGES REQUIRED) Claire Danes poses in the awards room during the The Orange British Academy Film Awards 2010, at The Royal Opera House on February 21, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 05: Actress Claire Danes attends The Glamour Magazine 2007 Women of The Year Awards at Lincoln Center's Avery Hall on November 5, 2007 in New York, City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
Claire Danes during Los Angeles Free Clinic Annual Dinner Gala Honoring Paramount Pictures Corporation Chairman and CEO Brad Grey - Red Carpet at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Califronia, United States. (Photo by J.Sciulli/WireImage)
Claire Danes during The Friends Of The LA Free Clinic Annual Dinner Gala at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
Claire Danes at the Capitale in New York City, New York (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/WireImage)
Claire Danes during Claire Danes Visits the Late Show with David Letterman - November 23, 2005 at Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
Claire Danes (Photo by Ferdaus Shamim/WireImage)
Claire Danes during The 19th Annual American Cinematheque Award Honoring Steve Martin - Inside and Show at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)
Claire Danes during Stage Beauty New York Premiere - Outside Arrivals at Paris Theater in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Actress Claire Danes attends the premiere of 'A Dirty Shame' on September 21, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
Claire Danes during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2004 - Zac Posen - Front Row and Backstage at Bryant Park in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK - JANUARY 13: (U.S. TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Actress Claire Danes (wearing Lanvin) attends the National Board Of Review Of Motion Pictures 2003 Annual Awards Gala at Tavern on the Green January 13, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 18: Claire Danes attending the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Hours' at Mann's National Theatre in Westwood, CA 12/18/02 (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images)
Claire Danes during 'The Hours' Premiere - Los Angeles at Mann's National Theatre in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
NEW YORK CITY - OCTOBER 30: Actress Claire Danes attends the Gen Art's Seventh Annual 'Fresh Faces in Fashion' Show on October 30, 2001 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
NEW YORK CITY - FEBRUARY 10: Actress Claire Danes attends the 'V-Day 2001' -'The Vagina Monolgues' Benefit Performance on February 10, 2001 at Manhattan Center in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
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