Nurse Jackie

Nurse Jackie

Still high and mighty! The Showtime® hit series "Nurse Jackie" ended season two with the ugly truth closing in on super-nurse Jackie Peyton. Jackie's best friend and husband put the pieces together about her pill-popping ways and confronted her about her addiction. But if the people in her life think one little intervention is going to stop her, they don't know Jackie. The great white liar returns for a hilarious Season 3.
Still high and mighty! The Showtime® hit series "Nurse Jackie" ended season two with the ugly truth closing in on super-nurse Jackie Peyton. Jackie's best friend and husband put the pieces together about her pill-popping ways and confronted her about her addiction. But if the people in her life think one little intervention is going to stop her, they don't know Jackie. The great white liar returns for a hilarious Season 3.

Season 3 (12 episodes)

  • 1. Game On

    Original air date: 03/28/2011 Runtime: 29:08 min.

    Original air date: 03/28/2011 Runtime: 29:08 min. Jackie's marriage is strained, as is her relationship with O'Hara after the intervention; Akalitus warns the staff that nearby hospitals have closed down, straining the staff and resources; Zoey publicly confesses her affair with Lenny.

  • 2. Enough Rope

    Original air date: 04/04/2011 Runtime: 27:48 min.

    Original air date: 04/04/2011 Runtime: 27:48 min. 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.

  • 3. Play Me

    Original air date: 04/11/2011 Runtime: 27:55 min.

    Original air date: 04/11/2011 Runtime: 27:55 min. 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.

  • 4. Mitten

    Original air date: 04/18/2011 Runtime: 26:14 min.

    Original air date: 04/18/2011 Runtime: 26:14 min. 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.

  • 5. Rat Falls

    Original air date: 04/25/2011 Runtime: 26:08 min.

    Original air date: 04/25/2011 Runtime: 26:08 min. 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.

  • 6. When the Saints Go

    Original air date: 05/02/2011 Runtime: 28:49 min.

    Original air date: 05/02/2011 Runtime: 28:49 min. 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. 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.

  • 7. Orchids and Salami

    Original air date: 05/09/2011 Runtime: 27:53 min.

    Original air date: 05/09/2011 Runtime: 27:53 min. 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.

  • 8. The Astonishing

    Original air date: 05/16/2011 Runtime: 29:37 min.

    Original air date: 05/16/2011 Runtime: 29:37 min. 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.

  • 9. Have You Met Ms. Jones?

    Original air date: 05/23/2011 Runtime: 26:18 min.

    Original air date: 05/23/2011 Runtime: 26:18 min. With Jackie's drug hookup crushed under a truck, she's run out of pills and is 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 after his mom's divorce and start a family of his own. 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.  

  • 10. Fuck the Lemurs

    Original air date: 06/06/2011 Runtime: 28:33 min.

    Original air date: 06/06/2011 Runtime: 28:33 min. The Peytons meet with Grace's psychiatrist Dr. Bowen.  During the meeting, Grace asks to be put on medication.  They agree to try it.   At work, when Jackie asks Eddie if he can fill Grace's scrip, 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 on probation and she immediately interrogates O'Hara.  O'Hara and Jackie argue in front of the staff who immediately take sides.  O'Hara pulls Jackie aside and tells her she'll help her keep her cover.  Coop asks Akalitus if he can reserve the chapel for his wedding—he's on the fast track down the aisle.   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.  

  • 11. Batting Practice

    Original air date: 06/13/2011 Runtime: 28:16 min.

    Original air date: 06/13/2011 Runtime: 28:16 min. 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.   Akalitus loses the First Lady visit but still has to spend the day entertaining a group 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 Jackie to 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.  

  • 12. ...Deaf Blind Tumor Pee-Test

    Original air date: 06/20/2011 Runtime: 27:46 min.

    Original air date: 06/20/2011 Runtime: 27:46 min. 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 onto them, Jackie is avoiding the inevitable conversation her husband is determined 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, who makes a jaw-dropping admission.   Jackie sees a light at the end of the tunnel and ruthlessly tells him to pack his bags.