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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Series cast summary:
 Hank Lawson (104 episodes, 2009-2016)
 Evan R. Lawson (104 episodes, 2009-2016)
 Divya Katdare (104 episodes, 2009-2016)
 Paige Collins (73 episodes, 2010-2016)
 Boris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz (57 episodes, 2009-2016)
 Jill Casey (52 episodes, 2009-2016)
 Jeremiah Sacani / ... (49 episodes, 2012-2016)


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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The character of Paige Collins is an artist, and is portrayed by Brooke D'Orsay. Musée d'Orsay, located in Paris, France, is second in importance only to Musée du Louvre as a French art museum, and holds the world's largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces. Paige Collin's artist avocation is a reference to the actress sharing a last name with the important Paris museum. See more »


Sam Axe: ["Characters Welcome" crossover ad with "Burn Notice": Sam Axe is drinking a mojito when Evan calls him on his cellphone] Evan! How's HankMed?
Evan R. Lawson: Forget HankMed. One word: "Spyami."
Sam Axe: "Spyami?"
Evan R. Lawson: The future #1 spy-for-hire agency in all of South Florida.
Sam Axe: [incredulous] Uh-huh?
Evan R. Lawson: Just imagine benches and T-shirts and coffee mugs! We're going to be rich but it's going to be amazing!
Sam Axe: Oh no, I'm going into a canyon here in Miami.
[makes garbled noises]
Evan R. Lawson: I'm going to call you right back. You stay right there. I'm...
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Great non-violent TV
24 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Perfect fantasy show about how we'd all like the world to be. It's an "Ozzie and Harriet", "Bonanza" or "Waltons" for the 21st Century.

We have too much "reality" and "shoot-em-dead" TV already. This little show is an antidote to that sort of violence.

Highly recommended for anyone who wants to stay balanced in a violent world filled with violent TV.

The setting in the Hamptons is something most of us will never experience, but that's okay. It's something we all could get used to very quickly.

The doctor in the series is exactly who we'd love to have for our personal physician (hey, he makes house calls!)

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