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 (96 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Evan R. Lawson (96 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Divya Katdare (96 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Paige Collins (67 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Boris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz (53 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Jill Casey (51 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Jeremiah Sacani (42 episodes, 2012-2015)
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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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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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The writers need a jolt of creativity.
8 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Where have the writers gone? The writing is very monotone. The characters have lost there charm and creativeness. Bring back Boris and the wife. Bring back the charm and fireworks of Hank and Jill. Bring back the plot twists. The Hank and Jill fire has been extinguished and Evan's life is DULL. The last creative episode I recall was Boris and the poison. That episode was full of good, crisp writing.I hope this show is not turning into a "formula" show.I know there is only 8 episodes per season but do not wait until the end for a GOOD script. Last season and so far(up to 2/8/12) episode the scripts are DULL. Bring back the fire and passion of the old Royal Pains.


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