Nurse Jackie

Nurse Jackie

Season One

DVD - 2010
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Jackie Peyton is a sharp-tongued and quick-witted nurse who is trying to survive the chaotic grind of saving lives in a hectic New York City hospital. Jackie's a woman of substance who knows how to handle it all. With a white lie here, a bent rule there, and a steady dose of pain relievers for her chronic back pain, Jackie does whatever it takes to get the job done

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JudyJetson3000
Aug 15, 2019

The story of an addict it is hysterical, nerve wracking and upsetting. I just finished season seven and was profoundly moved. (But, she knew what she was doing and she did it anyway. We humans are so flawed! Jackie would make an interesting subject for a character study!) I have to say, at the end of the series, I still liked (loved) all the characters. I liked the ending allot.

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U1536000247846
Apr 25, 2019

After the first ten minutes I had seen enough. How can anyone watch this crude garbage and think it is entertaining? An insult to the nursing profession!

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nordicleather
Nov 07, 2017

DVD was in poor condition. Library users should be instructed on how to clean DVD's. Keep your gummy fingers off the discs. It is selfish of users not to keep the discs clean.

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Todd66
Dec 02, 2016

I power watched every episode over one week, 7 seasons in 7 days, and I loved it.

There is always the storm, the lies, and the fact that she walks though the lies with such ease, and yet it's her biggest burden. I want to call this a comedy without a laugh track, but for those that work in that sort of environment they will see the seriousness and reality that the job brings.

I highly recommend this show for anyone, but especially anyone that is an EMT, pharmacist, works in triage, ER, or critical care. You know who you are, and you deal with a crisis more than twice a day. It's our job, and I'll bet people that work these fields will understand Jackie.

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mjayh
Aug 31, 2015

Very entertaining--which is what it's meant to be, so it shouldn't be taken seriously.

Edie Falco is amazing as a somewhat detestable (yet relatable) nurse.

Love the characters, love the script.

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StopHarperNow
Mar 21, 2015

Crude, rude, in-your-face vulgarity which is unfortunately so typical of American cable TV dramas that shock and hit you over the head with no nuance of any kind.

d2013 Feb 09, 2015

Edie Falco was made for this role. What a great actress. Great comedy/drama ... I must say, I'm hooked.

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ilovewhippets
Jan 06, 2015

Excellent series! I recommend it! Superb acting!

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eberg
Sep 24, 2014

I'm thinking Edie Falco did this as a response to The Sopranos and thinking, well, James Gandolfini did well by playing a dislikeable character, I can too. Jackie is detestable and the storyline is pretty dull. Acting pretty good.

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