Nurse Jackie Chicken Soup S01E03 (Showtime)

Nurse Jackie intertitle, image via Wikipedia

Following the framework of previously established dramadies on Showtime, Nurse Jackie aims to show the life of a RN working at a busy hospital who pops pills and leads a double life.

Nurse Jackie has already created some controversy because of its content. The show is for mature audiences and tells a story about a hard working nurse, dedicated to her job, but with a habit.

This show is a lot better than Hawthorne. I wasn’t immediately hooked, but the situations that Jackie gets herself into are amusing. She’s cheating on her devoted husband with her pharmacist, who supplies her with pills. She deals out her own kind of justice in order to make things right in her own eyes.

Nurse Jackie is entertaining. Even though I don’t always watch it immediately, I’ve caught up on the shows and I like it. Sorry about this late update as well, it took me a bit of time to find the files. They were squirreled away on another HD.

Warning: spoilers ahead.

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Jackie is trying to grab her last pill. It falls down the drain. Her husband mentions that Grace is obsessed with the impeding death of mankind. Her first patient doesn’t want to have a cardiology consult. He’s had bypass surgery. Eleanor drops by and takes Zoey’s new stethoscope.

Jackie asks Eddie for some more pills. She tells Zoey to find her stethoscope. Eddie gives Jackie a back massage. Eddie tells Jackie that the hospital is being replaced by a machine. Jackie asks Coop to vote against the machine. Mr. Zimberg only wants chicken soup. Some guy comes in and looks like he was beaten up. His testicles are all lacerated. He says that his cat is the culprit.

Gloria wants the Zimbergs to free up the bed. Jackie buys them some more time. A woman was brought in for opiate withdrawal. She’s been on Vicodin for six months.

Zimberg dies peacefully.

Zoey steals her stethoscope back.

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