Nurse Jackie Silly String S02E07 (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 and between all of the new medical dramas, Hawthorne, Mercy, etc., it’s definitely the best.

Warning: spoilers ahead.

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Eddie is trying to blackmail Jackie into having an affair with him. He’s still seeing Kevin and plans on telling him everything if she dumps him again. It’s the birthday party of one of the girls and Eleanor has come over with Sarah. Kevin is a bit distant with Eleanor. Grace kind of knocks her sister Fiona in the lip. She’ll need stitches. Luckily, a doc is here. Eleanor is going out with Sarah, obviously. There’s some hot gay action going on, with Eleanor French kissing French actress Juliette Binoche. That was good TV.

Libby Sussman is in the hospital. She’s one of the hospital’s benefactors. Coop swings by. Libby says that Coop is ridiculous. She dismisses him. Gloria is begging for some more money for the ER. Libby is an old woman and she pushes Jackie’s buttons.

Sarah comes by the hospital. She got bit by a spider in Phoenix. She wants Zoey to take care of this.

It’s confusing because I’m not really a ball grabber.

Jackie pushes out Zoey and takes over with Sarah. Sarah tries to explain her situation with Ellie to Jackie.

Coop barges him and puts Libby in her place. Libby tells him that he’s nothing. He grabs her boobs. Just then, Gloria walks in. Libby says that she isn’t given any money anymore. Gloria learns of Coop’s condition. He has this sexual touching Tourette’s. Libby has a stroke. Gloria has Coop take over. Libby dies. Gloria says that Libby’s dying wish was to take a billion dollars from the children’s wing to the ER.

Jackie phones Eddie and tells him that she needs to figure things out.

When Jackie comes home, Kevin is pissed. He says that he isn’t making Grace anxious, she is. They fight. Jackie goes out to a diner.

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