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Old 06-08-09, 05:09 PM
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Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

A nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.

I think this show will be a bust
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

I wasn't that drawn into the first episode. It was decent, but nothing that made me wanting more. The first 2 episodes are already up on-demand for anyone interested.
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

i dont have on-demand but saw The first episode on a web site. and its look crappy
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

Well, that was fast!

http://blog.zap2it.com/korbitv/2009/...-season-2.html

Showtime renews 'Nurse Jackie' for season 2
By Korbi Ghosh
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June 9, 2009 3:25 PM

Record ratings for Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" premiere last night -- 1.35 million viewers -- has earned the series a second season pickup.

Though the number is the combined total of its two Monday airings, that's still better than the premiere numbers for "Weeds," "Dexter," "Californication" and "The Tudors."

The season premiere of "Weeds" did pretty well too, drawing a combined 1.68 million people in its two airings. That's a 25 percent jump over last year's finale.

The new season of "Nurse Jackie" will start shooting later in the summer and premiere next year.

So, thoughts? Did you watch last night? Were you into the Edie Falco dramedy? Are you digging the character or do you think she's a bit much?

If you have questions about the show, email me at [email protected]
I haven't seen it and don't plan to.

Chris
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

I watched it and it was decent enough to get me to watch again
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

I liked it a lot. 2nd episode was even better.
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

I don't have Showtime, I guess I'll wait for the DVD.

Um...heh...is there any nudity?
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

It was decent, nothing special tho....
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

Not a bad first episode.......She basically just plays Carmela Soprano as a nurse. In one scene she calls one of the doctors a "Fucking retard"..........
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

Fiancee and I liked it - we'll keep watching. Falco makes the role.

I do find it funny she's involved with a guy being played by the dude who played the freeloading priest in the Sopranos.
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She diagnosed the first patient quickly and she's addicted to painkillers. On top of that, the hospital management seems to have a problem controlling her. And she flushed the ear, taking a big risk if she got caught, as well as secretly doing a good deed by giving the first patient's girlfriend/wife the douchebag's money. She's House, M.D. with a vagina.

I do think it's interesting that the drug scenes are red against an all white background, which is very Dexter-like. It's a cheap visual cue to make Showtime viewers feel familiar with the show, even if they don't realize it.
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

Stupid show. Watched most of Ep1 and it was lame. I won't be tuning in again.
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

Originally Posted by bunkaroo View Post
Fiancee and I liked it - we'll keep watching. Falco makes the role.

I do find it funny she's involved with a guy being played by the dude who played the freeloading priest in the Sopranos.
Nice catch, I hadn't even thought of that. And wasn't there some flirtation going on in The Sopranos? I think he had a thing for Carmela if I'm remembering correctly.
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

I liked it and will watch the whole season. Too each his own though. I think the problem is it's too short. This should be a hour long show.
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I found the pilot to be excellent, Falco is always great. My season pass has been locked in. I'm also thrilled that Showtime has picked it up for a second season.
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I think he had a thing for Carmela if I'm remembering correctly.
He had a thing for her food, mostly.
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

I watched the first five minutes and couldn't get into it (hated the fucking style)... I'll give it a second attempt soon but don't think this show is for me.
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Originally Posted by mdc3000 View Post
I watched the first five minutes and couldn't get into it (hated the fucking style)... I'll give it a second attempt soon but don't think this show is for me.
I felt the same way about this. I don't think I'll be watching anymore.
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

Watched about 10 minutes of it and noticed that they tried to play her off as sexy. Does anyone out there actually think of her as good looking?
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

Originally Posted by Mikael79 View Post
Watched about 10 minutes of it and noticed that they tried to play her off as sexy. Does anyone out there actually think of her as good looking?
I think she is good looking, obviously she is a lttle older/weathered looking which I think works for her character and her job. I didn't get that her character was supposed to be sexy, but she has figured out how to use sex to get what she wants (ie the pharmacist.)

The only thing I thought was off was the man playing her husband seemed way too young for her, but perhaps they will explain that later.
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I've seen both episodes now and is it just me or is everyone else in the hospital more entertaining than the lead character? I found myself wishing she was a supporting character instead of the focus. She is just an unlikeable character too, which I guess is intended. She cheats on her husband, does drug, and is generally mean to everyone. Are we supposed to care about her character?
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She is just an unlikeable character too, which I guess is intended. She cheats on her husband, does drug, and is generally mean to everyone. Are we supposed to care about her character?
I take it your not a fan of The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Dexter, The Shield, Weeds, or Oz.
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

I didn't like it at all either, so I'm one and done. Maybe they will turn her into a more "complex character," but I don't feel like going down that road with this show (and I liked Sopranos, Breaking Bad, and The Shield).
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My wife fell asleep during the pilot, and I was not far behind her. I'll pass.
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Re: Nurse Jackie - S01E01 - Pilot

the 2<sup>nd</sup> ep sold me! i turned off the pilot, but gave it another chance and i loved the 2<sup>nd</sup> ep. laughed out loud. excellent. already picked up for S2. Weeds then this. i am in!

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