Combine bedside manner, medical know-how and a sympathetic ear and you have tender nurses. As Terri Alden RN, Priscilla Barnes knew that laughter was the best medicine on Three's Company. Christina Pickles was nominated for five Emmys for her portrayal of nurse Helen Rosenthal on the ground breaking medical drama St. Elsewhere. And Julianna Margulies held the emergency room at County General together as nurse Carol Hathaway on ER.