Royal Pains: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (4 Jun. 2009)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Drama
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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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Evan was originally written as Hank's best friend. Paulo Costanzo's physical similarity to Mark Feuerstein caused the change to them being brothers. See more »

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During Tucker's collapse, his left pant leg gets rolled up to his knee without anyone touching it (possibly due to an action removed in editing). See more »

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Evan Lawson: Honestly, it smells so bad... It smells like a moose had sex with a bucket of Chinese food in here, like musty... and you kind of look like Jesus and Patrick Dempsey had a child, and that child grew older and then got really sick.
Dr. Hank Lawson: That's weird.
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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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