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The Knick

New York City, 1900: The Knickerbocker Hospital is home to groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who push the boundaries of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. The newly appointed leader of the surgery staff is the brilliant, arrogant renegade Dr. John Thackery, whose addiction to cocaine and opium is trumped only by his ambition for medical discovery and renown among his peers. Into the all-white staff and patient hospital comes the equally gifted Harvard graduate Dr. Algernon Edwards, who must fight for respect while trying to navigate the racially charged city. Trying to maintain its reputation for quality care while realizing a profit, the Knickerbocker makes an effort to attract wealthy clientele, while literally struggling to keep the lights on.

Show Info

Network: United States Cinemax (2014 - 2015)
Schedule: Fridays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: DramaMedical
Episodes ordered: 10 episodes

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8.3 (115 votes)

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This Is All We Are

Episode 2x10; Dec 18, 2015

Thackery eschews Zinberg's advice at Mt. Sinai and opts for a dramatic, and risky, alternative course of action. Cornelia confronts Henry about his role in the family business; Barrow defends his actions at the hospital construction site; Gallinger c

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Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x10: This Is All We AreDec 18, 2015
2x09: Do You Remember Moon Flower?Dec 11, 2015
2x08: Not Well at AllDec 4, 2015
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Recent discussions

jonkmanj posted 8 years ago

Love the way this series ended. I do hope they will continue with another season though..

Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Хирургът (Bulgaria Bulgaria)
  • A sebész (Hungary Hungary)
  • Больница Никербокер (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
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