Nip/Tuck

Nip/Tuck

The second season of this razor-sharp drama continues to cut beneath the surface of the superficial world of plastic surgery, revealing the complex, fragile nature of patients trying to mask their psychological flaws through cosmetic enhancement.
The second season of this razor-sharp drama continues to cut beneath the surface of the superficial world of plastic surgery, revealing the complex, fragile nature of patients trying to mask their psychological flaws through cosmetic enhancement.

Season 2 (16 episodes)

  • 1. Erica Noughton

    Original air date: 04/16/2004 Runtime: 54:52 min.

    Original air date: 04/16/2004 Runtime: 54:52 min. Christian hires a nanny for his son; Julia's mother comes for a visit and wants surgery; Sean has a condition that may jeopardize his ability to operate.

  • 2. Christian Troy

    Original air date: 06/29/2004 Runtime: 46:00 min.

    Original air date: 06/29/2004 Runtime: 46:00 min. Sean suffers uncontrollable spasms in his hands. After he nicks a patient's major neck artery during a routine cyst lancing, Sean stops performing surgeries.

  • 3. Manya Mabika

    Original air date: 07/06/2004 Runtime: 46:30 min.

    Original air date: 07/06/2004 Runtime: 46:30 min. Christian and Sean agree to rehabilitate a stalwart, optimistic Somali woman, Manya Mabika (AISHA TYLER - "Friends," "Talk Soup," pilot "My Life, Incorporated"), who was genitally mutilated as a girl in her home country.

  • 4. Mrs. Grubman

    Original air date: 07/13/2004 Runtime: 45:53 min.

    Original air date: 07/13/2004 Runtime: 45:53 min. Sean and Julia are shocked to discover that 8-year-old Annie is entering puberty already. While struggling with their own issues regarding aging, they try to help their daughter understand what's happening to her.

  • 5. Joel Gideon

    Original air date: 07/20/2004 Runtime: 45:28 min.

    Original air date: 07/20/2004 Runtime: 45:28 min. While driving home, Sean is broadsided by another car and rushed to the hospital. He was saved from major injury by his vehicle's safety devices, but his view of life has changed.

  • 6. Bobbi Broderick

    Original air date: 07/27/2004 Runtime: 46:11 min.

    Original air date: 07/27/2004 Runtime: 46:11 min. While Julia enjoys socializing with "life coach" Ava Moore, Matt also makes progress working through his feelings with the alluring Ava--especially when she removes her blouse as part of a trust exercise.

  • 7. Naomi Gaines

    Original air date: 08/03/2004 Runtime: 45:56 min.

    Original air date: 08/03/2004 Runtime: 45:56 min. Disgruntled former McNamara/Troy patient Bobbi Broderick stalks the doctors, threatens to sue them, drives away customers and tries to persuade an investigative reporter to do an exposé…

  • 8. Agatha Ripp

    Original air date: 08/10/2004 Runtime: 47:10 min.

    Original air date: 08/10/2004 Runtime: 47:10 min. When a homeless prostitute, Agatha Ripp (SARAH PAULSON - "Jack & Jill"), arrives at McNamara/Troy, the doctors fear she simply wants pro bono surgery for scars on her wrists.

  • 9. Rose & Raven Rosenberg

    Original air date: 08/17/2004 Runtime: 46:28 min.

    Original air date: 08/17/2004 Runtime: 46:28 min. Sean's life is in ruins after learning that Christian is Matt's biological father due to a premarital tryst with Julia. He ejects Julia from their house and demands the dissolution of his partnership with Christian.

  • 10. Kimber Henry

    Original air date: 08/24/2004 Runtime: 45:56 min.

    Original air date: 08/24/2004 Runtime: 45:56 min. Having tenuously reconciled and agreed to continue their partnership, Sean and Christian consult with an exuberant newspaper journalist, Ike Connors (J.K. SIMMONS - "Oz," "Spider-Man" movies), who wants breast implants for himself.

  • 11. Natasha Charles

    Original air date: 08/31/2004 Runtime: 46:13 min.

    Original air date: 08/31/2004 Runtime: 46:13 min. While the doctors work with an expert ocularist to create and implant artificial eyes for a beautiful blind woman, Natasha Charles (recurring guest star REBECCA GAYHEART), Christian finds himself drawn to Natasha's direct and disarming sensuality.

  • 12. Julia McNamara

    Original air date: 09/07/2004 Runtime: 46:34 min.

    Original air date: 09/07/2004 Runtime: 46:34 min. After taking too many painkillers and drinking alcohol, Julia has fallen through a glass door, severely damaging her face. At first, Sean refuses to operate on her, still bitter that she recently went to a rival plastic surgeon and got breast implants.

  • 13. Oona Wentworth

    Original air date: 09/14/2004 Runtime: 45:30 min.

    Original air date: 09/14/2004 Runtime: 45:30 min. When a poor Latina woman arrives in Sean and Christian's office with horrible blisters on her forehead, the doctors learn that their old associate, Merrill Bobolit, is performing cheap, illegal cosmetic surgery on poverty-stricken people.

  • 14. Trudy Nye

    Original air date: 09/21/2004 Runtime: 46:26 min.

    Original air date: 09/21/2004 Runtime: 46:26 min. Sean and Christian reluctantly accept the case of Trudy Nye (LISA WALTZ), who wants her nose fixed. Years ago, her abusive husband broke it--on the same day he killed their young son in anger. Now he is getting out of prison early.

  • 15. Sean McNamara

    Original air date: 09/28/2004 Runtime: 47:03 min.

    Original air date: 09/28/2004 Runtime: 47:03 min. Sean has been operating pro bono on victims of The Carver, a serial rapist who chooses good-looking people and carves their faces as a message to society about beauty and conformity.

  • 16. Joan Rivers

    Original air date: 10/05/2004 Runtime: 55:43 min.

    Original air date: 10/05/2004 Runtime: 55:43 min. Celebrity JOAN RIVERS (herself), who is famous for having undergone many cosmetic surgeries, consults with the doctors. However, what Joan requests astonishes even Sean and Christian.