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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.

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

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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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Change what you can. Hide what you can't. See more »

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Trivia

Not very common for a television series, the writing staff remained the same during the whole show, except for Hank Chilton, who joined in season two, and Dell Chandler, who worked only in the first season. See more »

Quotes

Sean McNamara: I know your body. I always have. I know where you live and breathe.
Julia McNamara: Then how come I haven't had an orgasm in two years?
Sean McNamara: Because I didn't want to work that hard.
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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

Referenced in Bloodworks: Deal with the Devil & VVD Effects (2014) See more »

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no wonder the networks are having such a tough time
26 September 2004 | by blanche-2See all my reviews

Competing with cable is a tough job for the big networks with shows like Nip/Tuck around. While the networks are busy giving us "The Bachelor," F/X is giving us a beautifully written, gorgeously acted show about plastic surgeons. I have to say that this season is even better than last, definitely a more intense experience for me, anyway. The Siamese twins episode, the stigmata episode, the custody episode, the blind woman episode were all outstanding. You never know what you're going to get from this show - sexually explicit talk, soft porn, gut-wrenching drama, humor - it keeps you on your toes. As a side note, the episode about the blind woman getting the eye implants was remarkable for its accuracy. I have experience in the prosthetics field and it was right on, 100%. Very interesting to watch. I really love this show, in case no one noticed.

Some trivia - one of the producers is Lyn Greene, who starred in her own series in the '70s, "On Our Own" and later played the young Dorothy on "The Golden Girls" in several episodes. Bravo, Ms. Greene, you are a multitalented and remarkable woman.


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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(100 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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