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As a single mother and the Chief Nursing Officer at Richmond Trinity Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, Christina Hawthorne makes care-taking her life's work.

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Series cast summary:
Jada Pinkett Smith ...  Christina Hawthorne 30 episodes, 2009-2011
Suleka Mathew ...  Bobbie Jackson / ... 30 episodes, 2009-2011
Hannah Hodson ...  Camille Hawthorne 30 episodes, 2009-2011
Michael Vartan ...  Dr. Tom Wakefield 30 episodes, 2009-2011
Vanessa Lengies ...  Kelly Epson 29 episodes, 2009-2011
David Julian Hirsh ...  Ray Stein 22 episodes, 2009-2011
Christina Moore ...  Candy Sullivan 21 episodes, 2009-2011
Adam Rayner ...  Steve Shaw / ... 20 episodes, 2010-2011
Anne Ramsay ...  Dr. Brenda Marshall 19 episodes, 2009-2011
James Morrison ...  John Morrissey 18 episodes, 2009-2011
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As a single mother and the Chief Nursing Officer at Richmond Trinity Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, Christina Hawthorne makes care-taking her life's work.

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Every patient needs a hero.

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Drama

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USA

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English

Release Date:

16 June 2009 (USA) See more »

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Time Heals See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

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1.78 : 1
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Smith's daughter in the show, Camille, shares her name with her real-life daughter, Willow Camille Reign Smith. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.159 (2011) See more »

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Nurses are better than doctors
18 August 2010 | by auntydleSee all my reviews

I wanted to like this show but I was completely turned off by Christina's behavior in the first major scene of the pilot episode.

I figure we were supposed to be cheering her on. After all, she's a crusader (maverick, rebel, whatever) who cares more about the patient than the rules. Because the rules are stupid, right? Never mind that she didn't have her id badge and looked like a lunatic, barefoot and unkempt, that night. If someone comes crashing through a security checkpoint in any building, and has no ID, they will be arrested. Seriously, what did she expect? Christina does whatever she feels is best for the patient, never mind the doctors, rules, or laws for that matter.

I saw a bit of another episode and it was more of the same crap. A friend of Christina's had a sick baby and was allowed to skip to the front of the line. The doctor who tried to follow protocol is an a$$ who doesn't really care about the patients.

Her behavior is supposed to be seen as courageous, I guess, because she's bucking a system that doesn't really work. But her methods aren't about changing the system. She only helps individual patients with their immediate problems. It's a sad truth that the only way to change a system is through the administration. So she's basically disregarding the best way to help the majority of the patients for the satisfaction of showing up an single doctor or administrator.


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