The fourth season of the popular medical drama, “Kyumei Byoto 24 Ji” (“Lifesaving Ward 24 Hours”; Fuji, Tues., 9 p.m.), which premiered in 1999, was supposed to begin on July 7, but one of the drama’s stars, Yosuke Eguchi, who plays a surgeon, was involved in a motorcycle accident just as filming started.

The producers went into overdrive and came up with “directors cuts” combining footage from past series that includes Eguchi with new footage that brings back some favorite guest stars.

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