Royal Pains

10 Best Episodes of Royal Pains - Season 1

A young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to treat the town's less fortunate, he finds himself walking the line between doing well for himself and doing good for others.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 06, 2023.

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#12 - No Man Is an Island (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Hank and Evan take on a job looking after a wealthy family who live on a private island which is technology-free. Despite Hank's better judgment, a woman plans on having her baby right there on the island. Meanwhile, Evan finds himself clashing with a teenage family member. Back at home, Jill struggles with hospital politics.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 141 votes.

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#11 - The Honeymoon's Over (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Hank treats a childrens book illustrator that has a heart condition. Divya is treating a software guru who just married a swimsuit supermodel. Hank and Jill deal with the fact that Hank seems to be going down the same road as her former boyfriend.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 124 votes.

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#10 - TB or not TB (Season 1 - Episode 4)

When Allison Moore, the owner/head chef of a trendy Hamptons restaurant suffers a stroke, Hank attempts to save her from potential long-term damage, but she goes missing before treatment is administered. And on the day that Hank had previously planned to get married he spends time with Jill.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 144 votes.

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#9 - There Will Be Food (Season 1 - Episode 2)


A ballerina Evan is dating loses consciousness after he feeds her junk foods she had to give up to keep her dancer's physique.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 161 votes.

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#8 - Crazy Love (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Hank and Divya treat a Spanish spitfire involved in an accident whose injuries are more serious then they appear. A dream job offer from Boris brings Jill's childhood friend Katie back to the Hamptons, but tempers flare when Hank learns Boris has been keeping a dark secret. And the arrival of Divya's fiancee causes to her to rethink their relationship.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 131 votes.

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#7 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Young Dr. Hank Lawson has been recently fired when he stumbles into a new career as a concierge physician for the rich and privileged denizens within the Hamptons. Along with an assist from his ambitious brother, who provides his encouragement and advice with money along the way.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 197 votes.

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#6 - Strategic Planning (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Hank and Divya are called to the home of a wealthy U.S. senator, whose pushy wife Lilly Everett asks them to perform a discreet "executive physical" on their teenage son Kendrick, who will be Notre Dame's starting quarterback in the fall.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 149 votes.

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#5 - If I Were a Sick Man (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Hank finds himself needing to quarantine the guests from a party and considers making a call to the County Health to announce a possible outbreak. Elsewhere, Evan makes some interesting facts concerning Divya's personal life, and Jill wants to keep her relationship with Hank under wraps.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 134 votes.

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#4 - It's Like Jamais Vu All Over Again (Season 1 - Episode 9)

During an equestrian show, a young girl falls from her horse and is complaining of strange symptoms which makes Hank believe her father is hiding something. Elsewhere, Divya weighs over telling her dad the truth about her job, and Hank meets Jill's ex-husband.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 139 votes.

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#3 - Am I Blue? (Season 1 - Episode 10)


To kick his drug habit, Tucker's dad decides to undergo a rapid detox, but Hank objects be cause of it's dangers. Elsewhere, Even accidentally makes a night club owner mad; Hank and Jill try to contact Boris, who has fled to New York.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 124 votes.

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#2 - Nobody's Perfect (Season 1 - Episode 11)

While in New York to examine Boris' strange illness, Hank discovers the Gardner family wants to go after his medical license. Elsewhere, while on a reclusive millionaire's yacht, Evan and Divya face a medical crisis. Also, Jill and her ex-husband clash over the divorce papers.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 138 votes.

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#1 - Wonderland (Season 1 - Episode 12)


Hank treats a hallucinating woman. Meanwhile, Charlie and Jill move in together, while Divya and Raj anguish over their engagement party.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 126 votes.

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