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Nip/Tuck 

TV-MA | | Drama | TV Series (2003–2010)
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The dark and twisted trials of two plastic surgeons.

Creator:

Ryan Murphy
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dylan Walsh ...  Dr. Sean McNamara 100 episodes, 2003-2010
Julian McMahon ...  Dr. Christian Troy 100 episodes, 2003-2010
John Hensley ...  Matt McNamara 100 episodes, 2003-2010
Joely Richardson ...  Julia McNamara 100 episodes, 2003-2010
Roma Maffia ...  Dr. Liz Cruz 96 episodes, 2003-2010
Linda Klein Linda Klein ...  Nurse Linda 96 episodes, 2003-2010
Kelly Carlson ...  Kimber Henry 82 episodes, 2003-2010
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Two plastic surgeons - one a dedicated family man and one an unscrupulous playboy - strive to maintain their business whilst having to work their way through numerous hardships ranging from personal relationships to clients with criminal connections. Written by Paleman

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A disturbingly perfect new drama. See more »

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Drama

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Official Sites:

FX Networks | Sky One [UK]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 July 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nip/Tuck See more »

Filming Locations:

Altadena, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(100 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

With this series, Ryan Murphy wanted to explore the superficiality of plastic surgery. He initially avoided setting the show in Los Angeles, because he didn't want celebrities to make guest appearances. But the practice eventually did move to Los Angeles in season four. See more »

Quotes

The Carver: Beauty is a curse on the world. It keeps us from seeing who the real monsters are.
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Crazy Credits

The intro sequence is full of still figures, and a marker pen draws lines on the bodies, just as a plastic surgeon does when they're extrapolating the procedure. See more »

Alternate Versions

When Nip/Tuck season three was released on August 29, 2006, it had two variant covers. One cover being more explicit than the other. They also have different aspect ratios. One being 1.78:1 and the other at 1.77:1. See more »

Connections

Edited into Hollywood Burn (2006) See more »

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Can't wait to see more - certainly, one of the best TV dramas today:
8 August 2005 | by G_a_l_i_n_aSee all my reviews

"Nip/Tuck" is one of the craziest, outrageous, most graphic, and fascinating shows I've seen. It is a story of two Miami based plastic surgeons and the drama of their friendship, careers, personal lives, and other social difficulties. From the first second, it is a wild ride – amazing pace, incredible situations, twists and turns, and it is very well done. I did not watch this show when it first started but my younger son is a huge fan and he always tells me how much I've been missing. Finally, he gave me the First season on DVDs for my birthday. I trust my son's taste in shows – because of his high recommendations I started to watch "24" and was completely blown away with its first season. Anyway, "Nip/Tuck" is very controversial, and its graphical surgeries moments are difficult to watch – do not watch it when you eat or right after your dinner – but it is entertaining, twisted, smart, and disturbing.

After having finished watching the complete First season on DVDs, I can say that "Nip/Tuck" is certainly one of the best dramas on TV now and I am looking forward for the new season that will begin in September. I hope that Season two will come on DVD soon because I want to see it before Season 3 starts. The creators of "Nip/Tuck" did a really great job on the show with truly interesting characters - no one is perfect, they all are flawed but compelling. The twists in plot are always unexpected, the visual effects - eye-popping and jaw dropping, the acting - first rate from everyone, and then, the episode 10 comes - the crazy mixture of surrealism, dark humor, and highest drama. Fascinating.


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