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The dark and twisted trials of two plastic surgeons.

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 Dr. Sean McNamara (100 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Dr. Christian Troy (100 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Matt McNamara (100 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Julia McNamara (100 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Dr. Liz Cruz (96 episodes, 2003-2010)
Linda Klein ...
 Nurse Linda (96 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Kimber Henry (82 episodes, 2003-2010)

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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 Paleman

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Beauty isn't all it's cracked up to be. See more »

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The series could have ended with the death of Matt McNamara. Instead of leaving on a plane with Ava Moore. It could have ended with Matt being murdered by Christian or Matt commiting suicide, when Ava tells him she doesn't really love him. But both were rejected. See more »

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Sean McNamara: Matt's having trouble at school, and he told you this?
Christian Troy: He's torn up. I guess he was showering in gym and shit and some tough guys were laughing at him and calling him AntEater.
Sean McNamara: AntEater?
Christian Troy: Basically, he's self-conscious about his dick, and he wants a circumcision.
Sean McNamara: He doesn't need a circumcision. That's a vanity operation.
Christian Troy: We're in the vanity business, Sean. It's what we do. Appearance is everything to a kid. It's how you fit in. Snip, snip, he feels better about himself, and you, sir, can make ...
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The intro sequence is full of still figures, and a marker pen draws lines on the bodies, just as a plastic surgeon does when they're extrapolating the procedure. See more »

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Referenced in Smallville: Turbulence (2009) See more »

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Nip/Tuck breaks new ground
14 July 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I eagerly anticipated this series because of my admiration for Julian McMahon (Charmed). The entire cast is great, and the subplots are the real masterpiece of this drama/comedy. Sure, the premise is built around the issue of plastic surgery, but it is everything outside the operating room that provides the substance to this show. The triangle of Christian / Julia / Shawn is by now (second season) ripe for some real turbulence, especially with Christian's crisis and Julia's secret. I, for one, can't wait to see how the season unfolds - or explodes, I expect. The theme is also well-represented in showing how people can so easily take plastic surgery way too far - surgeons included. This show has a lot of life to it, and I can't wait to see where it takes us.


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