|Season 6, Episode 12|
|Air date||February 3, 2000|
|Written by||R. Scott Gemmill|
|Directed by||Richard Thorpe|
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Abby Road is the 12th episode of the 6th season of "E.R."
MAURA TIERNEY ("NEWSRADIO") JOINS REGULAR CAST AS MEDICAL STUDENT: New medical student Abby Lockhart (new series regular Maura Tierney, "NewsRadio"), the obstetrics nurse who helped deliver Nurse Hathaway's (Julianna Margulies) twins, has a chaotic first day when she joins the ER and is spat upon and bitten by a drug-addled teenage wrestler (guest star Eric Nenninger) and misdiagnoses a hypochondriac (guest star Michael Mantell).
Dr. Corday (Alex Kingston) grits her teeth when her haughty mother (guest star Judy Parfitt, "Ever After") alights in town.
Elsewhere, as a flu epidemic sweeps through the ER, Dr. Benton's (Eriq La Salle) promise to secure plastic surgery for a badly mauled little girl (guest star Chaz Monet) is in jeopardy and he later uses an unusual procedure to clear an airway on a patient (guest star Victor Campos) with internal bleeding.
Dr. Carter (Noah Wyle) treats a bitter teenager (guest star Shia LaBeouf) with muscular dystrophy.
Lucy (Kellie Martin) tries to make an elderly patient (guest star Pierrino Mascarino) with congestive heart failure comfortable in his last hours.
Anthony Edwards, Laura Innes, Paul McCrane, Goran Visnjic, Michael Michele, Ming-Na and Erik Palladino also star.