Royal Pains: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (4 Jun. 2009)

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When he is blamed for the death of a hospital trustee, Dr. Hank Lawson is blacklisted by the medical community and dumped by his fiancée. His brother, Evan, convinces Hank to come with him ... See full summary »

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When he is blamed for the death of a hospital trustee, Dr. Hank Lawson is blacklisted by the medical community and dumped by his fiancée. His brother, Evan, convinces Hank to come with him to a party in the Hamptons, where Hank discovers a new career opportunity. Written by walrus_8463

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Jessie O'Donohue's and Cayleen Davies' characters are named for Andrew Lenchewski's sister and girlfriend, respectively. See more »

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Hank is called to Tucker Bryant's house because of a car accident. Two small blood stains on Tucker's shirt can be seen, which he tells Hank is his girlfriend's blood. In the next scene you see an additional and much larger stain appear, but Tucker has no open wounds which would cause this. (In close-up, only the bloodstains over Tucker's heart can be seen, but in wider shots a much larger second patch can be seen at and below his lowest rib. This is all supposed to be his girlfriend Libby's blood; Tucker never points to just the stains over his heart.) See more »

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Divya: Offer to pay him generously.
Hank Lawson: Divya.
Divya: He needs the money.
Ms. Newberg: I'll pay any amount.
Hank Lawson: That's not the point.
Ms. Newberg: I'll pay enough money to make it the point.
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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Interesting...
21 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Kind of like House meets ER meets Nip Tuck.

I like it. I'll keep on watching. Hank is interesting and Divya is a welcome change to the bleach- blonde "accoutrement".

The medicine is sound "so far" and I love the "guy that got dumped getting a better deal" premise.

Most people would like to live in the Hamptons. Imagine having all of the wealthiest people on speed dial, in the Hamptons, paying you in GOLD BARS? Yeah...gotta twist my arm to get me there too.

His brother is annoying and the "falling for a fellow physician" is a little far-fetched but it still works. All of the eye-candy doesn't hurt either.

I hope it gets picked up.


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