A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Two plastic surgeons - one a dedicated family man and one an unscrupulous playboy - strive to maintain their business whilst having to work their way through numerous hardships ranging from personal relationships to clients with criminal connections. Written by
Some surgery scenes had to be edited because they were just too gory. Real plastic surgeons have remarked that plastic surgery isn't as gory as this series makes it appear, but that's just for show purposes. See more »
no wonder the networks are having such a tough time
Competing with cable is a tough job for the big networks with shows like Nip/Tuck around. While the networks are busy giving us "The Bachelor," F/X is giving us a beautifully written, gorgeously acted show about plastic surgeons. I have to say that this season is even better than last, definitely a more intense experience for me, anyway. The Siamese twins episode, the stigmata episode, the custody episode, the blind woman episode were all outstanding. You never know what you're going to get from this show - sexually explicit talk, soft porn, gut-wrenching drama, humor - it keeps you on your toes. As a side note, the episode about the blind woman getting the eye implants was remarkable for its accuracy. I have experience in the prosthetics field and it was right on, 100%. Very interesting to watch. I really love this show, in case no one noticed.
Some trivia - one of the producers is Lyn Greene, who starred in her own series in the '70s, "On Our Own" and later played the young Dorothy on "The Golden Girls" in several episodes. Bravo, Ms. Greene, you are a multitalented and remarkable woman.
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