Nurse Jackie Steak Knife S01E07 (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 and Eleanor are drinking coffee on the stairs of the hospital. She tells Eleanor that they are putting Grace in private school. They need to join the parish. Eleanor is wearing mismatched shoes. Some crazy woman is screaming from a window. She is off her meds again.

A woman’s ex stabbed her new date. He’s all bloody. Eleanor is the attending, but she shuffles him off to Coop. Eddie gives Jackie a 1-year anniversary present. She can’t take it and it gets a bit ugly. Coop tries to talk with Eddie. He gives him the bracelet. Later, Jackie sees the bracelet on Coop.

Acilitis finds a baby at the nurse’s station. Acilitis goes around with the baby trying to find the mother.

Zoey needs Jackie’s help with a repeat pedophile. His catheter is stuck. Jackie yanks it out. Momo pulls her out. She can’t do this. He didn’t even know that she had a boyfriend. He obviously doesn’t know that she is married and has kids.

Eleanor is out of sorts. She tries to talk with her man or flame, but he won’t talk to her. Jackie is hiding her habit well. Even Eleanor doesn’t know about it. They both take Xanax to calm their nerves. Eleanor hasn’t revealed her problems. Jackie took the opportunity to swipe some more pills from her without her knowing. Eleanor tells her to go fix her mess. She pops the rest of the pills and goes to see Eddie. They make up. Eddie goes to get her bracelet.

The stabbed man doesn’t want anything to do with the girl. He says that he wants simple girls. Jackie takes it upon herself to influence the dude. She gives him the love bracelet that Eddie gave her while she upped his morphine dose.

Eleanor is feeling really down. Jackie invites Eleanor to stay over at her home. Jackie makes the homeless guy stop eating cat food and get back onto his meds.

Kevin says that her stepfather is a criminal. Eleanor says that her sister will be devastated. Eleanor is having a good time with Fiona. While she’s at the kitchen table, she sees Jackie’s bills. She takes them with her most probably to pay them off. Kevin sees the bills while Eleanor is braiding Grace’s hair. He takes them out.

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