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A Boy Falling Out of the Sky 

Abby comes close to breaking down trying to deal with her mother. Dr. Pratt goes for his required paramedic ride-along. Dr. Weaver confronts the man who stole her purse. Dr. Lewis has a teen admirer.


Charles Haid


Michael Crichton (created by), R. Scott Gemmill | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Noah Wyle ... John Carter
Laura Innes ... Kerry Weaver
Mekhi Phifer ... Gregory Pratt
Alex Kingston ... Elizabeth Corday (credit only)
Goran Visnjic ... Luka Kovac
Maura Tierney ... Abby Lockhart
Sherry Stringfield ... Susan Lewis
Ming-Na Wen ... Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na)
Sharif Atkins ... Michael Gallant
Paul McCrane ... Robert Romano (credit only)
Sally Field ... Maggie Wyczenski
Laura Cerón ... Nurse Chuny Marquez
Deezer D ... Nurse Malik McGrath
Troy Evans ... Frank Martin
Kyle Richards ... Nurse Dori Kerns


Abby is worried about her brother and tries to remain calm hoping for the best, but that becomes nearly impossible when her manic mother arrives in Chicago. The team treat a young boy who was accidentally run over by her mother when backing out of the driveway. Dr. Lewis realizes that a patient's personal interest in her may be affecting his medical choices. Dr. Weaver has her purse snatched but she gets back at the thief when he shows up in the ER for treatment. Pratt goes on his paramedic ride along and is a bit too eager to pronounce someone dead. Dr. Kovac has an unconventional way of treating someone with a dangerously high fever. Dr Weaver suggests to her partner that they should again try to have a baby. Written by garykmcd

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Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

13 February 2003 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Mr and Mrs Langston are played by Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson, married in real life. See more »


Maggie asserts that search and rescue for Lake Superior is conducted out of Cleveland, Ohio, which is almost 500 miles away. Actually, the US Coast Guard out of Wisconsin, Michigan, or Minnesota or the Canadian Coast Guard would coordinate a search of that lake. See more »


Dr. John Carter: What do I want? I want you to stop being so afraid. I want us to stop being so careful.
Abby Lockhart: I'm not afraid! I'm just...
Dr. John Carter: I wanna marry you!
Abby Lockhart: What?
Dr. John Carter: I wanna marry you.
Abby Lockhart: Are you proposing?
Dr. John Carter: Yeah.
Abby Lockhart: You're crazy
Dr. John Carter: Well then, I'll fit right in.
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References The Graduate (1967) See more »

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