Royal Pains (2009– )

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An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite.

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 Hank Lawson / ... (88 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Evan R. Lawson (88 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Divya Katdare (88 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Paige Collins (61 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Jill Casey (51 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Boris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz (50 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Jeremiah Sacani (38 episodes, 2012-2014)
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ROYAL PAINS centers on a young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to treat the town's less fortunate, he finds himself walking the line between doing well for himself and doing good for others. Written by Lynn Weiss

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Work's a beach.

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4 June 2009 (USA)  »

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Reshma Shetty (Divya) is married to fellow actor Deep Katdare, and the last name of Divya's character on the show is Katdare. Deep Katdare also executive produced and acted in a movie, Hiding Divya (2006), which premiered three years before the premiere of Royal Pains (2009). Thus, both the first and last names of Resma Shetty's character on the show, Divya Katdare, are either a reference, or a tribute, to Shetty's real life husband. See more »

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[opening montage]
Dr. Hank Lawson: [voiceover] I'm Hank. I was your typical emergency room doctor... till I got fired.
Hospital Administrator: You let a billionaire hospital trustee die to save some kid off the street.
Dr. Hank Lawson: I made a judgment call.
Hospital Administrator: You made a mistake.
Dr. Hank Lawson: [voiceover] This is my brother.
Evan R. Lawson: I'm Evan R. Lawson, C.P.A.
Dr. Hank Lawson: [voiceover] He took me away from my troubles and to the Hamptons, and suddenly I had a chance to become a whole new kind of doctor. It turns out the wealthy and not-so-wealthy out here could use a guy who makes house calls...
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Royal Pains a hit with me
23 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With the dearth of scripted shows on the 4 major networks these days, I've been forced to check out the series on USA, TNT, etc. "Royal Pains" is a delight! I'm sorry the first season is over already. The HD is brilliant, the scenery around the Hamptons is glorious.....a great back drop for a really good series, full of humor and drama and just a mix of "MacGyver" thrown in. It's important to me in a series that the supporting cast is just as strong as the lead character, and here we have an eclectic group who complement each other, and their interaction seems effortless. I do agree with another comment that the chemistry between Hank and Jill needs to be tweaked in some way, but aside from that I do look forward to many more years of "HankMed" and I will be one of the first to by the DVD.


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