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Getting On

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Comedy Drama Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2013 - 20153 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: HBO Hulu Tags: Doctor Medical Country: America

Set in a geriatric extended care wing of a down-at-the-heels hospital, Getting On follows put-upon nurses, anxious doctors and administrators as they struggle with the darkly comic, brutally honest and quietly compassionate realities of caring for the elderly.Getting On featuring Alex Borstein and Niecy Nash has one or more episodes streaming on HBO, streaming with subscription on Hulu, available for purchase on iTunes, and 7 others. It's a comedy and drama show with 18 episodes over 3 seasons. Getting On is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 92% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (2,821 votes).

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18 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO & Hulu).

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18 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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#24 Ranked in Doctor TV

#65 Ranked in TV on HBO

#430 Ranked in Comedy TV

Getting On has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 92% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (2,821 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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18 Total Episodes of Getting On Where to stream every episode from all 3 seasons of Getting On. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Born on the Fourth of July

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Nov 25, 2013
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Born on the Fourth of July Nov 25, 2013 It's July 4th at the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit of Mt. Palms Hospital. On her first day of work, nurse DiDi Ortley discovers feces on a lounge chair, and is torn between the conflicting orders of veteran nurse Dawn Forchette, who wants to file an "incident report" before removing it; temporary medical director Dr. Jenna James, who is in need of a stool sample for her medical study; and supervising nurse Beverly Raymes, who has had endemic issues with floor cleanliness and wants the seat sterilized. In a heated argument with Nurse Raymes, Dr. James has a public meltdown and ends up permanently assigned to this dead-end job. Meanwhile, the staff tries to determine the identity of an Asian woman who was found wandering on a highway, and debate what to do with a deceased patient's birthday cake.

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Season 01, Episode 02 If You're Going to San Francisco

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Dec 2, 2013
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If You're Going to San Francisco Dec 2, 2013 In the wake of Beverly’s departure, a new (male) Supervising Nurse, Patsy De La Serda, joins the Billy Barnes staff with a customer-centric, "cruise-line based" agenda that he’s convinced will improve ward ratings. Patsy soon learns that managing patients – especially highly uncooperative and feisty ones like Varla – isn't necessarily improved through customer-service metrics. On the other hand, a more docile patient named Donna wins DiDi's affections and displays impressive karaoke skills.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Make Someone Happy

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Dec 9, 2013
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Make Someone Happy Dec 9, 2013 DiDi ends up in "conflict resolution" after Patsy files a grievance against her for inappropriate remarks. Dawn learns that intimacy with a co-worker is no guarantee of evaluation immunity. Dr. James and Patsy go head-to-head when she decides to skip the "Make Someone Happy" orientation to attend a Cleveland medical convention. A patient, Birdy, sends shock waves through the ward when her gentleman caller, Leonard, and she are caught in a romantic agenda. Patsy announces a ward-wide deep cleaning.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Dumped

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Dec 16, 2013
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Dumped Dec 16, 2013 Dr. James decides to implement a geriatric exercise program in the ward, upsetting Patsy, whose "Make Someone Happy" initiative now includes a live pianist and a fountain. DiDi discloses Patsy's relationship with Dawn to her union rep as proof that her homophobic comment wasn't serious. A homeless woman, and her accompanying stench, is suspiciously dumped in the ward, prompting a staff investigation. Phyllis arrives to check on her dying mother. Dawn wins the grand prize in Dr. James' charity raffle. Dr. James considers relocating after learning she must re-apply for a job she never wanted in the first place.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Nightshift

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Dec 23, 2013
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Nightshift Dec 23, 2013 DiDi's serene evening shift is turned upside down by the arrival of a new Swedish - speaking patient and several unwelcome inebriated visitors. Stopping by after a lamentable dinner party, Dr. James attends to her drunken husband Richard's ingrown toenail while dreaming of a Cleveland fresh start; a woozy Dawn looks for stopgap comforts in the lounge after an unsettling evening with Patsy; and an elderly Swedish tourist shows off her gymnastic chops while complaining about her ruined vacation.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Concert

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Dec 30, 2013
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The Concert Dec 30, 2013 In the season finale, Phyllis gets the runaround as her mother's condition worsens, improves and worsens again. Jenna tries to leverage her Cleveland opportunity into concessions from Dr. Stickley. DiDi's patience wears thin after a debt remains unpaid. Staff members point fingers at each other after an equipment malfunction injures Cordelia, an irascible patient. The staff makes up when a patient dies and comes together to perform their weekly Caregiver Concert for everyone in the ward.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 No Such Thing as Idealized Genitalia

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Nov 10, 2014
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No Such Thing as Idealized Genitalia Nov 10, 2014 Dr. James' research projects are everywhere. DiDi attempts to secure a raise. Patsy's new initiative doesn't go down very well.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Is Soap a Hazardous Substance?

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Nov 17, 2014
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Is Soap a Hazardous Substance? Nov 17, 2014 DiDi has more responsibilities when a hospice program is introduced. Dawn looks to the future.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Turnips...North Day...Yes, yes.

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Nov 24, 2014
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Turnips...North Day...Yes, yes. Nov 24, 2014 When a server crashes, it is disastrous for the staff. Didi steps on Dr. Stickley's toes.

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Season 02, Episode 04 The 7th Annual Christmas Card Competition

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Dec 1, 2014
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The 7th Annual Christmas Card Competition Dec 1, 2014 A photo of Jenna's accidentally slips into a Christmas Card competition. Didi finds herself tempted by a visiting doctor.

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Season 02, Episode 05 The Revolving Door Admit

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Dec 8, 2014
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The Revolving Door Admit Dec 8, 2014 DiDi deals with her younger sister, who's filling in on the ward and trying to impress Dawn. Dr. James encounters resistance to her research methods, an award goes to Patsy's head, and the staff are anxious to discharge a particular patient.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Doctor Death

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Dec 15, 2014
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Doctor Death Dec 15, 2014 In the Season 2 finale, disturbing news about the hospice program is revealed by a whistle-blower, which could jeopardize the staff's future. Meanwhile, Dawn finds herself with two suitors; and DiDi discusses her salary issues with Dr. James.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 This Is About Vomit, People.

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Nov 9, 2015
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This Is About Vomit, People. Nov 9, 2015 As Dr. Jenna James looks to move past her hospice scandal, she finds her job threatened by a handsome new doctor and takes immediate action. DiDi is inspired to fight for her union rights, while cutbacks force Patsy to return to floor duty. Dawn questions her marriage and, later, gets some distressing news.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Don't Let It Get In You Or On You

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Nov 16, 2015
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Don't Let It Get In You Or On You Nov 16, 2015 The staff faces an infectious disease crisis. DiDi's family drama spills into work--in the person of her sister-in-law, Yvette. Dr. James reaches out to a pharmaceutical company and finds herself affected by a patient with a complicated past. A worn-out Dawn is revived by Patsy's unpredictable advances.

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Season 03, Episode 03 No, I Don't Want a F***ing Smiley Face

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Nov 23, 2015
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No, I Don't Want a F***ing Smiley Face Nov 23, 2015 While preparing for an upcoming conference, Dr. James is caught off guard by workplace politics. A felon with cancer - and a history of daring escapes - arrives at the ward. When his mother pays a visit, Patsy asks Dawn to pose as someone she's not. DiDi's mother-in-law comes to Billy Barnes for treatment, sparking a family feud.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Am I Still Me?

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Nov 30, 2015
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Am I Still Me? Nov 30, 2015 On the day of her "Sympoosium," Dr. James is plagued by unexpected complications. Patsy embraces his truth, and DiDi finds herself caught between her work and family. Dawn and Dr. James see uncanny visions of themselves in two British visitors, Dr. Pippa Moore and Sister Den Flixter.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Please Partake Of A Memorial Orange

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Dec 7, 2015
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Please Partake Of A Memorial Orange Dec 7, 2015 With the ward's fate up in the air, DiDi hunts for ways to save it, while dealing with pressure from Dawn to be her health advocate. Troublemaking Varla returns, and butts heads with her equally opinionated long-lost daughter. Caught in a mountain of lies, Jenna comes clean to her husband, Richard. After a memorial service full of drama, the staff gets a rude awakening.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Reduced To Eating Boiled Magazines and Book Paste

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Dec 14, 2015
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Reduced To Eating Boiled Magazines and Book Paste Dec 14, 2015 In the series finale, DiDi walks a picket line in a last-ditch effort to save the Billy Barnes from closing. Meanwhile, Dr. James regrets an offer made in haste; and a student nurse makes a revelation in a secret-sharing session that gets Patsy's attention.

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