Trauma Center: New Blood is as urgent, highly skilled and compulsive as Second Opinion. Co-operative surgery is very enjoyable, and it has lost none of the tactile excitement that it had last year. What it has lost is that lovable element of the ludicrous - you'll spend far less time operating on bombs and quickly-mutating made-up deadly viruses than you will on people with burns, hemorrhaging, tumours and gunshot wounds this time around. This is a considerably less ridiculous and hysterical sci-fi medical drama than last year's, and as a consequence Keza MacDonald did not find the story and characters as funny and likeable. Other than that, it's just as distinctively great as it always was.