Abby's estranged mother unexpectedly visits, off her bipolar disorder medication, adding immensely to Abby's stress level after Luka blows her off. Corday makes a poor surgery decision in order to get to leave for a vacation with Greene. After she leaves, her patient experiences problems though. Benton's nephew is shot and dies. Benton beats the shit out of Dr. Dave. Chen decides to put her baby up for adoption and visits the child's father, Nurse Frank Bacon. Luka accuses a pregnant girl's father of beating her.