Royal Pains

10 Best Episodes of Royal Pains - Season 5

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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Royal Pains - S5E11

#13 - Open Invitation (Season 5 - Episode 11)

Hank advocates an aggressive treatment plan for Don; Evan reaches out to Eddie to help Hank; Divya learns a long-kept secret.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 172 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E5

#12 - Vertigo (Season 5 - Episode 5)


Hank continues to treat Don and becomes more involved in the lives of Don and Molly; Divya tends to a young conductor, whose passion for music may be harming his health; Evan confronts obstacles in his new political venture; and Paige sees a new side of Blythe.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 184 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E12

#11 - A Trismus Story (Season 5 - Episode 12)

HankMed treats a thrill-seeking journalist who refuses to let a health scare keep her from her job. Elsewhere, Evan and Paige's relationship is put under the microscope thanks to political mudslinging, and Hank worries that Molly's behavioral problems may amount to more than simple teenage angst. Finally, Jeremiah comes to a startling conclusion after Shelby questions him regarding Hank's use of painkillers.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 163 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E1

#10 - Hankwatch (Season 5 - Episode 1)


Hank gets back to work after recovering from surgery and treats a woman whose fund-raising efforts may be harming her health. Elsewhere, Jeremiah helps HankMed meet demand; a potential new client catches Evan off guard; and Divya receives surprising news.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 202 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E10

#9 - Game of Phones (Season 5 - Episode 10)

Hank must rescue Molly after she disappears; Divya goes to Italy to share big news with her mother, and an oblivious Evan decides to tag along; and Paige feels burdened by work and out of sync with Evan.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 186 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E9

#8 - Pins and Needles (Season 5 - Episode 9)


Hank treats a florist who has vivid dreams; Divya grows suspicious of a moderator running a debate in which Evan is participating; and Hank and Jeremiah don't see eye to eye on how to best treat Hank's pain.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 172 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E6

#7 - Can of Worms (Season 5 - Episode 6)

Hank treats a diet-cocktail maven facing a great deal of pressure; one of Evan's detractors has an accident; Divya's neighbor is diagnosed with an ailment that hits close to home for Divya; and Hank makes a business decision.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 183 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E2

#6 - Blythe Spirits (Season 5 - Episode 2)


Hank treats a police officer whose rebellious daughter could be harming his health; Evan and Paige get involved in a neighborhood feud; a patient makes a surprising offer; and Divya faces complications from the changes in her life.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 174 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E4

#5 - Pregnant Paws (Season 5 - Episode 4)

Hank and Divya treat who woman who may have rabies; Jeremiah treats a radio disc jockey; Paige interviews for an internship; Hank and Evan struggle with Divya's news and Shelby looks for alternatives to start her own concierge business.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 183 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E7

#4 - Chock Full O' Nuts (Season 5 - Episode 7)


Hank treats a spin instructor; Divya helps a successful candymaker who's facing unexpected challenges; Hank grows impatient with Killer Keller's negotiating tactics; Divya and Jeremiah try to better share their space; and Evan is upset when Paige makes a major purchase.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 190 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E8

#3 - Hammertime (Season 5 - Episode 8)

An unexpected visitor and a major auction at Shadow Pond thrust Hank, Evan, and Paige into an unfamiliar, high-stakes world that requires them to pull together like never before. Meanwhile, when Divya treats an older couple, who aren’t about to let their age slow them down, she realizes the pace of her own life has changed in unexpected ways.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 183 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E13

#2 - Bones to Pick (Season 5 - Episode 13)


Hank treats a young paleontologist who is preparing a fossilized dinosaur skeleton for auction. Russel suffers an injury that seems scientifically impossible. Meanwhile, Evan and Paige realize they need to take a drastic step to save their marriage, and Divya learns her pregnancy will be even more challenging than she expected. When the future of HankMed is threatened, Hank tries to save it by reexamining his role in the business.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 169 votes.

Royal Pains - S5E3

#1 - Lawson Translation (Season 5 - Episode 3)

Hank investigates Boris' death and uncovers something surprising; Divya and Jeremiah visit a forward-thinking hospital in Savannah, where they tend to a minor-league baseball player; and Evan's mission at Village Hall doesn't go as planned.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 183 votes.

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