On the Code Black episode ‘Hero Complex,’ while Dr. Willis (Rob Lowe) “helps” a terminally ill woman considering ending her life at Angels Memorial, a comedian named Stewart Gough is admitted to the hospital. He’s treated after collapsing on stage during a performance.
Stewart Gough is portrayed by real life standup comedian Richard Lewis. He’s known for his roles on Blunt Talk with Patrick Stewart (Dr. Weiss), Curb Your Enthusiasm (Richard Lewis), ‘Til Death (Miles), 7th Heaven (Rabbi Richard Glass), Rude Awakening (Harve), Hiller and Diller with SNL’s Kevin Nealon (Neil Diller), and Anything But Love with Jamie Lee Curtis (Marty Gold), among others. Lewis is also well recognized for his roles in funny films including Mel Brooks’ Robin Hood: Men in Tights (Prince John). Code Black airs Wednesdays at 10pm on CBS.