Luther the Pigeon - An aging pigeon seen on the medical drama ST.
ELSEWHERE/NBC/1982-87. Luther was the pet of Luther Hawkins (Eric Laneuville),
a black orderly working for St. Eligius hospital in Boston. Luther (the
orderly) had found Luther (the pigeon) sitting on a Paul Revere statue in
the rain. He took the pigeon home with him and let it live in his closet.
During a 1986 episode, Elliot Axelrod (Stephen Furst), a plump,
anxiety-ridden hospital physician, bird sat for Luther Hawkins and
accidentally killed the pigeon when a radio fell into the bird's wash basin
and electrocuted it.
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