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An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite.
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Series cast summary:
Mark Feuerstein ...  Hank Lawson 104 episodes, 2009-2016
Paulo Costanzo ...  Evan R. Lawson 104 episodes, 2009-2016
Reshma Shetty ...  Divya Katdare 104 episodes, 2009-2016
Brooke D'Orsay ...  Paige Collins 73 episodes, 2010-2016
Campbell Scott ...  Boris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz 57 episodes, 2009-2016
Jill Flint ...  Jill Casey 53 episodes, 2009-2016
Ben Shenkman ...  Jeremiah Sacani 49 episodes, 2012-2016
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ROYAL PAINS centers on 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 Lynn Weiss

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Work's a beach.

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English

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4 June 2009 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Ben Shenkman, who plays Dr. Jeremiah Sacani has a small role in the first scene of Roger Dodger (2002), which stars Campbell Scott, who plays Boris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz See more »

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[opening montage]
Dr. Hank Lawson: [voiceover] I'm Hank. I was your typical emergency room doctor... till I got fired.
Hospital Administrator: You let a billionaire hospital trustee die to save some kid off the street.
Dr. Hank Lawson: I made a judgment call.
Hospital Administrator: You made a mistake.
Dr. Hank Lawson: [voiceover] This is my brother.
Evan R. Lawson: I'm Evan R. Lawson, C.P.A.
Dr. Hank Lawson: [voiceover] He took me away from my troubles and to the Hamptons, and suddenly I had a chance to become a whole new kind of doctor. It turns out the wealthy and not-so-wealthy out here could use a guy who makes house calls...
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Consistently Inconsistent
26 July 2009 | by osughostcarSee all my reviews

Mark Feuerstein (Hank) carries the show MacGyvering medical miracles. While I really enjoy these scenes it might annoy me if I had a little more medical knowledge as the seemingly implausible might be impossible.

Some shows are carried by the supporting cast (think Seinfeld or Frasier) this is not one of those shows. His brother, Evan, and love-interest, Jill, can both be annoying at times while Divya is often flat. None of them are good actors and the bad acting extends to the list of sometimes reoccurring characters as well.

I love the good episodes and hate the bad ones. The funny thing is I may be able to start skipping the bad ones entirely because they alternate. I have liked episodes 1, 3, 5 and 7 and disliked 2, 4 and 6.


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