Royal Pains (2009–2016)
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When he loses his job fighting for a patient's life, Dr. Hank Lawson escapes to the Hamptons with his brother and inadvertently becomes the area's newest on-call doctor.

Director:

Jace Alexander

Writers:

Andrew Lenchewski (teleplay by), John P. Rogers (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Feuerstein ... Hank Lawson
Paulo Costanzo ... Evan R. Lawson
Jill Flint ... Jill Casey
Reshma Shetty ... Divya Katdare
Pascale Hutton ... Nikki
Adriane Lenox ... Hospital Administrator
Robert LuPone ... Dr. Silver
Ezra Miller ... Tucker Bryant
Campbell Scott ... Boris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz
Jace Alexander ... Male Fashionista
Athena Currey Athena Currey ... Model #1
Angela Highsmith Angela Highsmith ... Model #2
April Wilkner ... Model #3
Kim Matulova Kim Matulova ... Model #4
Dieter Riesle ... Boris's Key Servant
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Storyline

When he is blamed for the death of a hospital trustee, Dr. Hank Lawson is blacklisted by the medical community and dumped by his fiancée. His brother, Evan, convinces Hank to come with him to a party in the Hamptons, where Hank discovers a new career opportunity. Written by walrus_8463

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 2009 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Evan was originally written as Hank's best friend. Paulo Costanzo's physical similarity to Mark Feuerstein caused the change to them being brothers. See more »

Goofs

Stephen Poplawski invented the blender. See more »

Quotes

Hank Lawson: Ms. Newberg, you're in a hospital.
Ms. Newberg: No, this is not a hospital.
Hank Lawson: It's not?
Ms. Newberg: It's a socialist conspiracy. Apparently, if you're not holding your dismembered leg in your hand, you don't require treatment.
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Alternate Versions

The DVD includes deleted scenes:
  • While Divya and April are waiting for Hank to return from Tucker's house, Evan offers them water to drink. When April finds out it's tap water, she runs into the bathroom on the grounds that Long Island tap water causes breast cancer. Divya follows her in and Evan gets on the bed, setting up the scene when Hank returns.
  • Evan and Hank sit on the beach, where Evan convinces Hank to become a concierge doctor because it would be wrong to deny health care to anyone based on their income, rich or poor. Evan also brings up their family's money troubles when they were kids, calling it "Black Monday."
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Connections

Features The Jerry Springer Show (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Calabria
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Performed by Rune Reilly Kølsch (as Enur) featuring Natasja Saad(as Natasja)
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Interesting...
21 June 2009 | by cjrmnfSee all my reviews

Kind of like House meets ER meets Nip Tuck.

I like it. I'll keep on watching. Hank is interesting and Divya is a welcome change to the bleach- blonde "accoutrement".

The medicine is sound "so far" and I love the "guy that got dumped getting a better deal" premise.

Most people would like to live in the Hamptons. Imagine having all of the wealthiest people on speed dial, in the Hamptons, paying you in GOLD BARS? Yeah...gotta twist my arm to get me there too.

His brother is annoying and the "falling for a fellow physician" is a little far-fetched but it still works. All of the eye-candy doesn't hurt either.

I hope it gets picked up.


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