Dr. Jason Bull (Michael Weatherly), the protagonist of the CBS legal drama Bull, was left in peril at the end of the show’s season 2 finale after suffering a heart attack.
After successfully saving a man from death row, Bull exits the
— Bull (@BullCBS) May 9, 2018
As a soul song plays, Bull calls 911 and calmly tell the dispatcher he will hold.
A child then walks by and asks what’s wrong before being pulled away from the “strange man” by his mother.
The dispatcher then reconnects, and Bull informs her he thinks he is having a heart attack in front of the courthouse.
It is unclear what Bull’s condition is, as the episode then ends.
Fans of the CBS legal drama immediately took to Twitter to
What a cliff hanger???? We have to wait??? #Bull you cannot have a heart attack. Ready for season opener
— Sherry (@SAmitisalab) May 9, 2018
Nooo you can’t end the season on that note #bull
— Drew McIntosh (@DrewMcIntosh7) May 9, 2018
Another fan added, “Nooo you can’t end the season on that note.”
Other fans were also blown away by Bull’s cool nature during the incident, with some attributing it to Bull’s personality and others thinking it was a dumb decision.
“Are you joking?” one fan wrote. “‘I’ll hold to 911,’ while you’re having a heart attack?”
Are you joking I’ll hold to 911 while you’re having a heart attack? @M_Weatherly
— Karen Fink (@karen_fink) May 9, 2018
Others also pointed out how dozens of people passed by Bull as he was suffering the cardiac episode. The only person who cared was the child, with his mother making him leave the area.
“I can’t believe no one stops to help but the kid,” fan Melissa Loquist wrote. “Sad commentary on today’s society.”
I can’t believe no one stops to help but the kid. Sad commentary on today’s society.
— Melissa Loquist (@MelissaLoquist) May 9, 2018
Weatherly has not yet commented on the cliffhanger, presumably to keep from spoiling for West Coast viewers and those who could not catch the episode live.
Bull airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.
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