Royal Pains

Series Summary
Dr. Hank Lawson's fast track to success is derailed when he is blamed for the death of a hospital trustee. Blacklisted from the medical community, his life changes one weekend in the Hamptons when he helps a party guest who is in need of medical attention. And so begins, with the encouragement of his younger brother, Evan, Hank's entrance into the world of private medical service. But being the on-call doctor for the Hamptons' rich, famous and infamous isn't exactly the professional life Hank envisioned. As time goes on, Hank and those close to him face pivotal life decisions, which could take Hank away from the Hamptons.

Air Dates: 2009 - Present

Genres: Comedy drama, Medical

Network: USA Network

Episodes

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Season 8, Ep. 3 : Fly Me to Kowloon Jun 1, 2016

Hank finds romance in Hong Kong; Divya treats a repo man; Paige convinces Evan to rethink their parenting path.

  • Season 8, Ep. 2 : Palpating the Orbital Rim May 25, 2016

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    When Diana's hacked records go viral, Evan handles the aftermath; Divya helps Jeremiah and his parents; Hank and Jen go on a first date.

  • Season 8, Ep. 1 : Stranger Danger May 18, 2016

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    Hank treats a stubborn politician; Divya's future is impeded; Jeremiah returns; Eddie has a surprise for Hank and Evan.

  • Season 7, Ep. 8 : Lending a Shoulder Jul 21, 2015

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    Hank has a revelation after running into Nikki; Evan and Page help Elán through her labor; Divya envisions a new future for her career and her family.

  • Season 7, Ep. 7 : Lama Trauma Jul 14, 2015

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    Hank helps Boris prep a secret patient for surgery; Evan tries to rid the hospital of a bad omen; Divya makes a major decision about her life.

  • Season 7, Ep. 6 : Secret Asian Man Jul 7, 2015

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    Keller suffers an embarrassing medical problem; Divya treats Civil War reenactors; Evan is roped into a secret project with Boris.

ratings & reviews

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Critic Reviews ( 3 )
  • In summer, we feel less guilty about guilty pleasures. And Royal Pains is just what the doctor ordered for a shameless seasonal fling. Show More

  • Perfect, mindless, summer fun. Show More

  • If it all sounds a little contrived, it is. But that's not the show's real problem. The real problem is that instead of having goofy fun with all its eye candy, Royal Pains mostly wants to sit around drinking in the excesses of the uber-wealthy, with an occasional joke as an afterthought. Show More

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