Childrens Hospital (2008– )

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Explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos. Their dedication to their personal lives is relentless, interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children.

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Series cast summary:
 Dr. Owen Maestro / ... (67 episodes, 2008-2015)
 Dr. Blake Downs / ... (67 episodes, 2008-2015)
 Chief / ... (60 episodes, 2008-2015)
 Dr. Glenn Richie / ... (59 episodes, 2008-2015)
 Sal Viscuso / ... (55 episodes, 2008-2015)
 Dr. Lola Spratt / ... (54 episodes, 2008-2015)
 Sy Mittleman / ... (51 episodes, 2010-2015)
 Nurse Dori / ... (48 episodes, 2008-2015)
 Dr. Cat Black / ... (47 episodes, 2008-2015)
 Dr. Valerie Flame / ... (41 episodes, 2010-2015)


Explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos. Their dedication to their personal lives is relentless, interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children.

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Will Cat find love? Will Dr. Glenn Ritchie's history of malpractice catch up with him? Will Briggs and Owen get married in space? The TV Hospital drama you've never seen before enters its sixth season.




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8 December 2008 (USA)  »

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Funniest show on television
17 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

This show is super strange a bit of an acquired taste, the first time my friend showed me this i was like, what the f*@# am i watching, but it grows on you so fast and soon becomes your favorite thing ever. No other show can be this smart and this dumb at the same time. All of the jokes are so meta, they hit on so many levels. Its a TV show about a TV show about a children's hospital, that likes to remind you that its a TV show. Sometimes i have to pause it because i am laughing so hard that i can't breathe and i start choking.

And its not even the fact that this show is so funny, its surreal, like some sort of salvador dali greys anatomy acid trip... And it makes a kind of social commentary at times, that is just... Well how do i describe it? One episode they are spoofing the whole Cyrano thing, with the friend around the corner whispering you advice trope, only they keep outsourcing their advice so it becomes one giant game of telephone, only to reveal later that the girl he has been trying to woo has been doing the same exact thing. My favorite episode was the season 5 finale where the whole thing is shot with this hilarious but also super well shot and dramatic sequence, which captures both the emotional essence of something truly moving, as well as the comedic infusion of something created to parody that genre. Not to mention Kat accidentally saying "i love you, bye" while calling in a bomb threat. Her delivery, priceless. Or the episode where its supposed to be a parody of a live 3 camera show only it ends in a complete disaster.

Just watch it.

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