Nurse Jackie Pilot S01E01 (Showtime)

Nurse Jackie intertitle, image via Wikipedia
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 a nurse with back problems. She takes pills. She snorts them. It doesn’t seem right.

She’s working with young doctors who don’t listen to her. Their actions let a recent patient die. She fakes his donor card to give away his organs.

She informs the brothers and the mother. One of them is more concerned with the guy’s bike, which is worth $3,000 than what really happened. She warns the doctor to listen to her. She says that it’s all on him. He touches her breast. He says that it’s like Tourette’s.

She’s forced into taking a nursing student on. Jackie makes her do the jobs she hates. While she is having s sex wtih a doctor, her back pains flare up. She asks him for some Oxycotin.

She tells her friend about Cooper’s tit grab and the fact that he killed a bike messenger.

The next vic had a firecracker up his butt. Mohammed makes Jackie talk with the bike messenger’s girlfriend. She wants some of his organs so that she can sell them off.

A girl was cut up by a perp. He’s a diplomat. Jackie dispenses her own brand of justice and flushes his ear, which was cut off by the victim, down the toilet.

Jackie steals some cash from the diplomat and some Uggz from a doctor to give to the girlfriend.

Jackie has got two kids and a husband.

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