The Knick

The Knick

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  • 1
A brilliant surgeon pushes the boundaries of medicine, morality and race relations at a New York City hospital at the turn of the 20th century in Season 1 of this drama series. Clive Owen stars.
A brilliant surgeon pushes the boundaries of medicine, morality and race relations at a New York City hospital at the turn of the 20th century in Season 1 of this drama series. Clive Owen stars.

Season 1 (11 episodes)

  • 0. The Knick: Under the Knife

    Original air date: 07/27/2015 Runtime: 15:47 min.

    Original air date: 07/27/2015 Runtime: 15:47 min. Scrub in and join Clive Owen and the stars of 'The Knick' in the operating room for this look at the grisly and very realistic surgical sequences seen in the series.

  • 1. Method and Madness

    Original air date: 08/08/2014 Runtime: 55:26 min.

    Original air date: 08/08/2014 Runtime: 55:26 min. Series premiere. Dr. John Thackery ascends to the role of chief surgeon at The Knick, but is forced by hospital benefactors to hire a black assistant chief, Algernon Edwards.

  • 2. Mr. Paris Shoes

    Original air date: 08/15/2014 Runtime: 48:08 min.

    Original air date: 08/15/2014 Runtime: 48:08 min. Already fuming over the hospital's faulty new electrical system, Thackery tasks Herman Barrow, The Knick's crooked superintendent, to deliver more cadavers so that he and his team can test out novel surgical procedures.

  • 3. The Busy Flea

    Original air date: 08/22/2014 Runtime: 54:36 min.

    Original air date: 08/22/2014 Runtime: 54:36 min. Thackery weighs performing surgery on a former flame, and orders Everett and Bertie to experiment on pigs. Barrow goes to extremes in order to pay off a debt and recover a missing tooth. After a bad day, Algernon takes out his frustrations at a local bar.

  • 4. Where's the Dignity?

    Original air date: 09/05/2014 Runtime: 55:34 min.

    Original air date: 09/05/2014 Runtime: 55:34 min. Algernon forces Thackery's hand during surgery, angering Gallinger. Abigail, in recovery, regrets her past choices involving Thackery. Cleary and Sister Harriet strike one deal, then another. Lucy learns of Thackery's secret life.

  • 5. They Capture the Heat

    Original air date: 09/12/2014 Runtime: 47:07 min.

    Original air date: 09/12/2014 Runtime: 47:07 min. Barrow looks to pay down a debt by treating one of Collier's wounded men at the Knick, and tries to convince Captain Robertson to purchase a new Edison invention. Still marginalized by Thackery, Algernon attempts to improve on a hernia surgery.

  • 6. Start Calling Me Dad

    Original air date: 09/19/2014 Runtime: 53:16 min.

    Original air date: 09/19/2014 Runtime: 53:16 min. After testing out a new procedure, Thackery and Bertie vow to reverse a series of failures in the operating theatre. Edwards finds his clinic, and his career, in jeopardy after a surprise encounter.

  • 7. Get the Rope

    Original air date: 09/26/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 09/26/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min. The stabbing of a cop by a black man stirs up racial tension on the street and in the Knick. Everett returns to work and a changed OR; Barrow fears for Junia's safety; Cornelia is impressed with Edwards' ingenuity; Lucy is escorted home.

  • 8. Working Late a Lot

    Original air date: 10/03/2014 Runtime: 51:12 min.

    Original air date: 10/03/2014 Runtime: 51:12 min. Already on edge due to a citywide run on cocaine, Thackery worries that Dr. Levi Zinberg, a Jewish surgeon and inventor, will steal his spotlight at the next New York Surgical Society presentation.

  • 9. The Golden Lotus

    Original air date: 10/10/2014 Runtime: 43:27 min.

    Original air date: 10/10/2014 Runtime: 43:27 min. A late-night crime sheds unfavorable light on The Knick, forcing Robertson to come up with hush money. Lucy goes to extremes to get drugs for an increasingly desperate Thackery. Gallinger despairs as Eleanor's behavior becomes more erratic.

  • 10. Crutchfield

    Original air date: 10/17/2014 Runtime: 57:26 min.

    Original air date: 10/17/2014 Runtime: 57:26 min. Season finale. Refusing to collaborate with Zinberg on blood-transfusion research, an increasingly paranoid Thackery pushes himself to the limit, and beyond, in an effort to solve the riddle and beat his rival. Cornelia and Edwards arrive at a crossroads.