Tierney whos played troubled Dr. Abby Lockhart for nine years on the long-running hospital drama admits shes become a medical know-it-all since working on ER, and just cant keep her mouth shut when she goes to her own doctors appointments.
Says Tierney: I think that I know more than I actually do in front of my doctor. Sometimes I pick up medical terms from ER, but I dont really know what they mean!
Wells agrees, and says that being an ER know-it-all has its downside.
He explains, I will try, in my pretentious way, to sound like I know more than I do at the doctors. I walk away sounding good, but in the end, I have no idea what the hell my medical condition actually is!
Tierney and Wells also agree that working on ER has made them much more paranoid about their own health.
ER returns to NBC tomorrow (Apr. 10).
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