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Royal Pains 

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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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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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Comedy | Drama

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4 June 2009 (USA)  »

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Season 1 and 2 take place during the same summer. See more »

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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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Outstanding show!
22 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

I LOVE this show!! I was looking forward to this as a summer series when my other favorite shows ended for the season. I love doctor/lawyer/medical/murder/investigation/puzzle type shows, and this show totally hooked me by the first commercial break in the pilot! This is the first original show on USA that I've seen, because my life is so busy that I just don't watch that much TV, but I have made room in my schedule for Hank. I love the fact that Hank isn't just treating the ultra-rich, but also people who need him and can't possibly pay. I also love the fact that the series started with interesting and complicated characters and I am really looking forward to learning more about Jill, Divya and Boris. Some of the personality types that Hank has come across are not just limited to the ultra rich, I've seen people who are obsessed with WebMD and pro-biotic yogurt as well as people who try to stay out of the limelight but at the same time know everything that's going on with everybody. I can't wait to see what happens next! ROCK ON USA!!


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