Watch Now

on Amazon Video

ON DISC
A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.
Reviews
Popularity
84 ( 16)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   … See all »
Nominated for 5 Golden Globes. Another 13 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

United States of Tara (2009–2011)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

Stars: Toni Collette, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt
The Big C (2010–2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso
Weeds (2005–2012)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.

Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould
Big Love (2006–2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A polygamist and his relationship with his three wives.

Stars: Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloë Sevigny
Nip/Tuck (2003–2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The dark and twisted trials of two plastic surgeons.

Stars: Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon, Joely Richardson
Hung (2009–2011)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school baseball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset.

Stars: Thomas Jane, Jane Adams, Charlie Saxton
Orange Is the New Black (TV Series 2013)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money to her drug-dealing girlfriend.

Stars: Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning
The Good Wife (TV Series 2009)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles
Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy
Girls (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s.

Stars: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke
Damages (2007–2012)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.

Stars: Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan
The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  

New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Jackie Peyton (80 episodes, 2009-2015)
...
 Zoey Barkow (80 episodes, 2009-2015)
...
 Eddie Walzer (80 episodes, 2009-2015)
...
 Kevin Peyton (79 episodes, 2009-2015)
...
 Grace Peyton (79 episodes, 2009-2015)
...
 Thor Lundgren (79 episodes, 2009-2015)
...
 Gloria Akalitus (78 episodes, 2009-2015)
...
 Dr. Fitch Cooper (73 episodes, 2009-2015)
...
 Fiona Peyton (66 episodes, 2010-2015)
...
 Dr. Eleanor O'Hara (51 episodes, 2009-2015)
...
 Sam (35 episodes, 2009-2012)
...
 Dr. Carrie Roman (34 episodes, 2013-2015)
...
 Nurse (34 episodes, 2010-2015)
Edit

Storyline

A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Life is full of little pricks. [season one] See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 June 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Edie Falco Project  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Clyde Phillips, an executive producer and showrunner for Nurse Jackie, gave a June 2015 interview to Vareity in which he said that the show's writers started the final season with a completely different final scene in mind than the one that actually appeared in the last episode's final moments. Phillips described that alternate ending (which was never shot) as one in which Jackie heroically rushes back into the hospital as it is burning down to save a patient--but when she realizes she can only save herself, she escapes the burning building and then runs away from the scene, allowing everyone in her life to believe she died in the fire. But Phillips said that the writing staff decided against that ending because it focused "too much on the building and props and not enough about the character and the consequences of what she's done. About half-way through the season we had little trouble turning the boat around and going in that new direction." See more »

Goofs

Opioids, such as narcotics Jackie uses, secrete through the salivary glands in the mouth. It causes a person's mouth to become dry and bitter tasting. It also causes extremely bad morning breath, as the bitterness secretes over night and concentrates in the mouth. Kevin, Frank, or both, should have noticed this abnormal taste and smell whenever they kissed or woke up beside Jackie, respectively, yet neither of them noticed these tell-tale traits of narcotics use. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Saturday Night Live: Amy Poehler/Katy Perry (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Outspoken. Raw and visually revealing blended with laughs, yet at the same time it's touching and emotional.
9 June 2009 | by (Petersburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

I must say give a big thumbs up for the new hit Showtime series "Nurse Jackie" which features one of the best and most hard working TV actresses around Edie Falco. Unlike Edie's award winning days as Carmela Soprano the elegant and naive mob housewife on HBO's "The Sopranos" this time her character is more blue collar yet she still has a dark nature to her no matter how caring she is. Edie is Jackie Peyton a nurse who charms and lights it up in this dark natured and raw funny comedy series one of the better made for TV in a long time.

Jackie is tough and outspoken and tells the doctors like it is in the ER she certainly has a caring heart for all patients. Yet she's hardly a saint her life and work doesn't come without problems for one she's trying to cope with a bad back that gives her chronic pain. This problem has lead her to become a pill popping and snorting addict which the scenes vividly display. Also she's having a bump and grind love affair with the hospital pharmacist(Paul Schulze)who's also her pill provider. Also the drama is always at an interesting and tense pacing while she deals with Dr. Cooper(Peter Facinelli)who's a cocky young hotshot who thinks he knows it all. Plus juggling a friendship with a gay nurse and fellow co worker Mo-Mo(Haaz Sleiman)as with most jobs she also puts up with a wicked witch of a supervisor who's watches her every move and turn while she trains up and coming nurses. And to top all that off she has her marriage to manage with hubby(Dominic Fumusa)and plus raise her two daughters.

So that sounds like some interesting stuff for the goings and happenings of a New York city hospital and it shows that this is one nurse with a complex and mixed up life. As always Falco shines and the supporting cast blends in well, it looks like Showtime has found another winner for a TV series. This is one drama that shows the pains and drama stress of real life and it shows how it's connected with work life something that many can relate to. So big thumbs up for this smart, outspoken, and visually raw and emotionally affecting new series.


34 of 46 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Do People Actually Like Jackie? LallaKing
Completed All Seasons Today: Character Challenge theredhairedcrow
Despicable brian-milligan
Functioning addict JayPleasant
How realistic? deeelisesofy
Coming To Netflix anonymous529
Discuss Nurse Jackie (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?