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A look at the professional and personal lives of the staff at New York's Knickerbocker Hospital during the early part of the twentieth century.
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 Dr. John W. Thackery (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Dr. Algernon Edwards (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Herman Barrow (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Cornelia Robertson (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Lucy Elkins (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Sister Harriet / ... (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Dr. Everett Gallinger (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Tom Cleary (19 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Captain August Robertson (15 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Nurse Pell (14 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Eleanor (13 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Nurse Baker (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Jesse Edwards (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Henry Robertson (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Phillip Showalter (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Eldon Pouncey (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Mr. Havershorn (10 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Jimmy (10 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Ping Wu (10 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Abigail Alford (9 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Lin-Lin (9 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Victoria Robertson (9 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Monsignor Joseph Mills Lawlor (9 episodes, 2014-2015)
(9 episodes, 2014-2015)
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A look at the professional and personal lives of the staff at New York's Knickerbocker Hospital during the early part of the twentieth century. Every day they must deal with lack of funding, personal conflicts, egotism, racial tensions, personal vices, drug addiction, affairs, closed minds, dated nigh-medieval medical techniques and them and their experimental new techniques being misunderstood by most, in order to keep the hospital going and give the ill the help they need. The pressure is enormous and leaves its mark on the souls of most of them.

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Modern medicine had to start somewhere. (Season 1)

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Dr. Algernon Edwards partially based on Louis T. Wright (1891 - 1952), a brilliant African American surgeon who was active in the New York NAACP in the first half of the 20th century. Both Wright and the fictional Edwards studied at Harvard Medical School and graduated at the top of their class. Wright became Harlem Hospital's first African American surgeon in 1921, two decades after this show takes place. See more »

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What a masterpiece
21 November 2015 | by See all my reviews

Every single episode is directed by the legendary Soderbergh so with each frame you can feel the drama or tension shining through. It seems like it's all natural lighting in most scenes which makes it beautiful and authentic. And the real gem..Clive Owen. He was born to play Thackeray. The knick is an incredible series with too real medical scenes that I warn you can be hard for the weak stomachs. The second season has been just as good as the first.

This is a must watch with an excellent cast and acting. The procedures are phenomenal and awe inspiring. Do your self a favor and watch this incredible show


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