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

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Despite the change of showrunners after season 4, Liz Flahive remained the only writer to have worked on the show every season. See more »

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Referenced in Perfecting an Inappropriate Touch (2010) See more »

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An Instant Hit!
2 June 2009 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I work with Nurses and Edie Falco does Nurse Jackie perfectly. Earthy, gritty, with hard hitting humor and heartbreaking drama. Sure, it may be derivative but it's seriously well done, and realistic, too.

I loved the first episode and they had me five minutes in. That's pretty amazing. I already feel like I've known Nurse Jackie for years, I understand her, I feel what she feels, and I know why she feels that way.

You guys did that with one episode. I'm impressed.

Even the supporting characters seem real, as well as the patients, and nothing comes across as rushed or hurried. The director is taking his time, getting it right.

I'm sure this will be an instant hit.


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