Nurse Jackie, Season 3HDClosed Captioning
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Jackie Peyton, a nurse trying to survive the chaotic grind of saving lives in a hectic New York City hospital. Sharp-tongued and quick-witted, 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.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGame On||Picking up right where she left off, Jackie takes the contents of the medicine cabinet, throws it in a laundry bag and dumps it at Kevin’s feet. She attacks him right back about spending, the girls’ school and her bad back—she’s no drug addict. Akalitus announces that nearby hospitals have closed down and that the staff should remain on their toes. A hungover Sam is now totally beholden to Jackie and Thor for their help. Post intervention, things are tense with O’Hara and Jackie, and O’Hara goes to Akalitus, hoping to avoid working with Jackie. Coop avoids Sam and treats a little boy who stuck a small mirror up his nose, trying to see his brain. Zoey confesses to everyone that she and Lenny had sex. Kevin enrolls Fiona in Immaculate Virgin and shows up unannounced at the ER, causing a stir and freaking out Eddie and Jackie. After her shift, Jackie shows up at the softball field to cheer Kevin and his bar team on. Things are strained, but she’s not showing it.||29:06||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoEnough Rope||Eddie tells Jackie he can’t keep lying to Kevin, whom he now considers a real friend. Akalitus announces that All Saints is vying for a visit from Michelle Obama and confides to Jackie that O’Hara is looking for work at another hospital. Coop tries to bury the hatchet with Sam. The rift between Jackie and O’Hara softens when Jackie tells her that she’ll follow her to any hospital just to be near her. Kevin tells Jackie his buddy Eddie called and is out of a job and asks if she can put in a good word for him at All Saints.||27:47||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPlay Me||Much to Jackie's surprise, Kevin's younger sister, Tunie, shows up in the girls' bedroom, freshly hungover and tragically heartbroken after being dumped by her pilot boyfriend. On their way to work, Jackie tells Eddie she thinks Kevin installed Tunie to monitor her in the wake of his intervention. Lenny prepares Zoey a romantic picnic lunch only to crack her tooth when she bites into a sandwich where he's hidden his house key. Zoey talks things over with God, who's set up a makeshift piano bar in the ambulance bay. At the hospital, a Jewish Orthodox husband fights with his in-laws to have his critically injured wife moved to Beth Israel for a necessary operation. Later, bedlam ensues in the ER when two street meat vendors are brought in after a comically brutal turf war. Meanwhile, Akalitus goes nose-to-nose with a bureaucrat from the Catholic Church sent to de-consecrate All Saints' chapel and remove and relocate all its statues to a Staten Island storage facility. Jackie clocks out and heads to Kevin's bar, where he informs her Tunie will be staying with them for a few weeks. Jackie absorbs the news, and then pastes on her best smile and tells Kevin she saw his good buddy Eddie at work today.||27:55||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMitten||Jackie’s back in the swing of things, having re-hidden her stash of pills in the basement and mended fences with O’Hara. Zoey’s working her first double and Jackie worries about her burning out. Lou, an out-of-work salesman, comes into the hospital and wins everyone over. O’Hara accepts the title of ER chief, which sparks a competitive streak in Coop. Kevin invites Eddie to a backyard barbecue to celebrate his new job. When Jackie gets home, she sees empty closets and drawers and panics—did Kevin leave her? She finds out he went to an Al-Anon meeting and the drawers are emptied because of a clothing drive at the school. Jackie asks Kevin to walk to the parish with her; she thinks they mistakenly gave away some sentimental items. She digs through the box of Grace’s baby clothes to find what she was looking for—tiny mittens with bags of pills stashed inside.||26:12||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRat Falls||Jackie is on edge after realizing the stash of pills she stole from Bill the epileptic drug dealer is quickly dwindling. With a head of steam, Jackie confronts Eddie about his recent text exchanges with Kevin's younger sister, Tunie. Eddie maintains that it's completely innocent, while making the point that Jackie has no leg to stand on. Coop remains determined to battle O'Hara for the ER Chief title, but suffers a huge emotional blow when his mothers announce they're divorcing. Lou, the down-on-his-luck salesman, returns to the ER much worse for the wear. Akalitus enlists Jackie and Thor to help her ferry the Virgin Mary statue to Eddie's storage room, where it will be safe from repossession during the Catholic Church's impending de-consecration. Later, Jackie and O'Hara spar over whether to confront a belligerent mother who's making false claims about her daughter's need for treatment in order to stay on public assistance. At the end of a long, grueling day Jackie hits a new low when she makes her first illicit drug transaction with Bill.||26:06||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWhen the Saints Go||As Jackie’s supply of pills starts to dwindle, her strategies become more intense and secretive, but she’s able to keep Kevin’s suspicions about her at bay. At All Saints, the saints from the chapel are being removed and carted off by the diocese. A new temp nurse has been hired by Akalitus -- the charismatic Kelly Slater—who’s worked all over the world as a nurse and regales the staff with his fabulous tales—but who immediately rubs Jackie the wrong way. Meanwhile, Eddie confesses that he plans to ask Tunie out on a date. Between this, the lack of pills, her spiraling lack of control, and the saints leaving the building, Jackie finds herself unable to even walk through her own front door at the end of the day.||28:48||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoOrchids & Salami||Jackie soothes Grace’s anxiety about the upcoming saint pageant, then buys drugs from Bill on her way to work the next morning. Kelly Slater continues to win over the All Saints crew, including Akalitus. Zoey connects with a twelve-year-old boy whose mother was brought in as a drug overdose. A Native American patient momentarily lifts Coop’s depression about his mothers’ divorce. Jackie pockets a Fentynal delivery that was meant for Oncology. Jackie sees Eddie and O’Hara get in a car together after a shift. Kevin confronts Jackie with the dental floss/drug stash he found while vacuuming out the car.||27:51||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Astonishing||Jackie visits Bill at his diner only to find that he has no pills for her. He invites her to stop by his apartment that evening, if she’s really desperate. At All Saints, while helping Akalitus understand her new high-tech office phone, Thor helps her face a deeper fear. Meanwhile, two drunk high school girls, skipping school, arrive in the ER after one of them face plants on the sidewalk, and they spend the day flirting with Kelly Slater. When Jackie notices this, she accuses Kelly of being inappropriate with the girls, which he denies. Coop, still dealing with his mothers’ divorce, is attempting to literally throw away his childish things that have cluttered his office. As night falls, and Jackie needs to get to Immaculate Virgin to see Grace perform in the Saint Pageant, she stops by Bill’s apartment only to find him permanently indisposed.||29:35||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHave You Met Miss Jones?||With Jackie's drug hookup crushed under a truck, she's run out of pills and jonesing. She resorts to trying to get through the day by cobbling together a drugstore buzz. Eddie confronts Kelly about the missing Fentanyl patches from the Oncology run he passed off to Jackie. Kelly follows protocol to the letter which means a trip to HR to take responsibility. Coop sets his sights on an old girlfriend he's found on Facebook. He's determined to get his life back in order post-his moms’ divorce and start a new family. Zoey assesses the seriousness of her relationship with Lenny after he's put on a heart monitor for the day. O'Hara finally settles down enough to purchase an apartment. Having made it through the day without the rush of a full-on high, Jackie finds what she needs on the walk home from work.||26:16||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoF**k the Lemurs||The Peyton’s meet with Grace's psychiatrist Dr. Bowen. During the meeting, Grace asks to be put on medication. They agree to try it. Dr. Bowen asks Kevin and Jackie if there's anything going on at home she should know about. At work, Jackie asks Eddie if he can fill Grace's prescription, he's cagey. Akalitus pulls Jackie off a case and tells her that she's putting her on probation based on an inquiry that has come down from HR. Jackie asks her not to tell any of the other nurses she's onprobation and she immediately interrogates O'Hara. O'Hara and Jackie argue in front of the staff who immediately takes sides. O'Hara pulls Jackie aside and tells her she'll help her keep her cover (she'll handle meds so no one will notice Jackie's probation). Coop asks Akaltius if he can reserve the chapel for his wedding—he's on the fast track down the aisle. O'Hara tells Coop she's offended he never even considered her as an option. Jackie calls Kevin to see if they can all be home to support Grace as she takes her medication. Kevin promises to be home but doesn't make it back until after Jackie is asleep and slips into bed unseen.||28:32||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|11||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBatting Practice||Kevin dodges Jackie early in the morning and takes off to batting practice where he meets Eddie. He's angry about something, vague and aggressive and Eddie is sure Kevin knows about him and Jackie. Jackie, still sober and in pain, is trying to hang on to her tenuous sobriety and get through her probation. Coop has a hard time getting Eddie to agree to be his best man and under duress asks Thor to sing at his wedding, but only after Thor presents him with their fantasy football winnings. Akalitus loses the First Lady visit but still has to spend the day entertaining a bunch of obese children. Zoey throws a party for Nurses Appreciation Week and is surprised by who actually appreciates her. Kelly and Jackie tag team a trauma where Jackie is forced to confess her probation. Kelly admits it's probably his fault; he went to HR but didn't name names. Kelly asks Jackieto go out with him after work where he promises to give her something on him so they're even. O'Hara, wanting to help Jackie, tells her she will help medicate her under doctor's supervision. There's a steady supply on the horizon again.||28:14||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoDeaf Blind Tumor Pee-Test…||Akalitus is all over the staff: HR has mandated a urine sample from all the nurses. Jackie keeps dodging her but she knows her number is up. Coop's wedding is today and Jackie has forgotten to get the cake. She enlists Zoey. Fiona gets caught trying to light matches at school and Kevin gets called in and can't reach Jackie who is dodging his calls. Now that Eddie thinks Kevin's on to he and Jackie, she's working hard to avoid a conversation Kevin keeps trying to have with her. Coop's bride stands him up at the altar and the staff rallies around him. Akalitus finally gets Jackie to take a pee test just as Kevin, with both girls in tow, arrives at the hospital. Everything is catching up with her. She hands Akalitus the urine, passes the girls off to O'Hara and goes to face her husband. Then, Kevin admits he had an affair -- a one-time thing. Jackie sees her way out, a light at the end of the tunnel and ruthlessly tells him to pack his bags.||27:42||$2.99||View In iTunes|
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Edie Falco is Amazing!
From Oz to The Sopranos and now Nurse Jackie. The three roles couldn't be more different, really showcasing Falco's superb acting skills. She really blossoms in this role as the best no-nonsense drug-addicted nurse in NYC. Great comedy, terrific drama, and very well acted. Download, watch, and enjoy!
Edie Falco is another kind of actress
Okay, she is a character actress, but more importantly she has character. The roles she chooses reflects courage, intelligence and talent. Despite her unique ordinariness, Falco has incredible range that allows her distinctive, dare I say good looks, to become transcendent. She is Carmella, the hypocrite with a passionate soul, a bi heart and the balls it takes to deal with Tony and the crew. She is also Jackie, deftly maneuvering through everyone's tragedy but her own. She is also the ironically vulnerable prison guard in Oz -- which was a fine show but too demanding for me to keep up with the unrelenting horrors of captivity.
Ok, there wasn't enough Edie to keep me engaged. With that said, I have watched the first 4 or 5 episodes of the 3rd season and find myself sort of feeling this way again. Sure, Falco is in just about every scene, and she's forced to ape the same few expressions again and again.Jackie is always patiently put upon, jones ing or figuring out another way to justify her increasingly immoral behavior. Part of the problem is an excess of silly subplots and sidekicks that take away from the inner struggle that made the show so compelling before.
I like some of the characters, but they've been reduced to clowns, suggesting only Jackie's drug fueled desperation is the most serious matter. Even death seems trumped by bloody gross outs or the hammy actors who began respectfully
The doctor with Tourette's and two moms is too obnoxious and two demensional to do more than bog this thing down. The other women are apparently self-absorbed twits,though the young nurse is impossible not to like and I am disappointed her initial charm is squandered on a dumb romance, dubious plot twist and the faithless efforts to keep the momentum of the show going without the substance.
Substance abuse, as it were, is a substantial issue, and twisting it with a capable , functional addict who knows better was an absolute stroke of genus, though the universal wisdom is that doctors an nurses are very vulnerable to drug abuse given access, knowledge and the emotionally draining, physically exhausting work they do. I am so disappointed to see the writers drop this ball as they have it all. A great story line, a fine actress, an adequate supporting cast and potentially a show much deeper and grittier than House--- who is, notably, a total mess who is not nurturing nor likable like Jackie. He's not nearly the dope fiend she is either. He's actually everything she isn't. That's why this show should not be stumbling. It's not to late to rebound. I will have to watch the rest to see here it can and should go.
As a writer myself, I recognize that the writers have printed themselves into a corner here.the only way out is to do the most unlikely thing like send Jackie to rehab where she takes over or have her screw up so badly she cannot get around it anymore. Make her lose it all and start fresh. Jackie cannot be flat and right ow she is flat an wasted, in every sense. Edie Falco deserves better.
Not on Apple TV yet?
So glad to see that Season 3 is here! Although I can see it for purchase on IOS, it doesn't appear on my new Apple TV (and I looked everywhere). Hope it shows up there soon.
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- Genre: Drama
- Released: Mar 28, 2011
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