ER: Season 9, Episode 15

A Boy Falling Out of the Sky (13 Feb. 2003)

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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.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Elizabeth Corday (credit only)
Dr. Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na)
Dr. Robert Romano (credit only)


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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A Boy Falling Out of the Sky (#9.15)
12 April 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The story about the teenager who has cancer is pretty sad. Is it good for him to still try to fight when it was said he has no chance? Well, in some cases it makes it easier for people who have it to keep on fighting. Some have it easier by accepting what is coming and spend the last days with their families, others will not enjoy it without some hope anyways.

So it looks like Abby's brother is alive, the pessimist that she is as not right this time. But ew, why does Carter want to marry her. I really don't get what positive quality he may see in her. She is like a cancer herself.

And another relationship I don't get is why Pratt likes Chen. She is better than Abby but still annoying. Yet, this brings some fun moments like today when Pratt was talking how homosexuals have it all figured out.

Weaver was great in this episode. She didn't have too much screen time, but when she was on it she was great. Yelling at the guy who stole her purse, dealing with Luka and talking about trying a new baby.

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