Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
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Season 1Rent or Buy
S01 E01Jul 23, 2003
Pilot Jul 23, 2003 Old friends Sean (the family man) and Christian (the playboy) are partners in a plastic surgery office. Their relationship is under fire after Christian operates on a Colombian drug lord who pays him in drug money. Sean's family life is also in upheaval, and he is headed for a mid-life crisis.
S01 E02Jul 30, 2003
Mandi/Randi Jul 30, 2003 Twin sisters want plastic surgery done to look different from each other. Sean moves out so he can experience life as a single man. Matt decides to try and perform a circumcision on himself after his girlfriend sees his penis. Christian is plagued with thoughts of Julia.
S01 E03Aug 6, 2003
Nanette Babcock Aug 6, 2003 Sean and Julia discover Matt has tried to circumcise himself. The business is sued by a faithful client after Sean accidentally leaves a surgical tool inside of her body. Meanwhile, Christian and Grace struggle with a mentally unstable patient.
S01 E04Aug 13, 2003
Sophia Lopez Aug 13, 2003 Two recurring characters are introduced in an episode that teaches the odd-couple plastic surgeons a few lessons about moral boundaries. Patti D'Arbanville plays Wallis Forsythe, a pornography mogul who meets Christian at a party and agrees to send some business his way. And Joey Slotnick plays Merrill Bobolit, a hack surgeon who's more successful than Sean and Christian because of his willingness to take on any client. Forsythe's easy money and Bobolit's sleazy competition inject a dose of conflict into Sean and Christian's partnership--as if it needed any more of it!
S01 E05Aug 20, 2003
Kurt Dempsey Aug 20, 2003 An ex-lover returns and leads Christian to a sexaholics meeting while Sean and Julia deal with an unexpected pregnancy.
S01 E06Sep 3, 2003
Megan O'Hara Sep 3, 2003 Someone is vandalizing Christian's possessions, and he attempts to find the culprit. A chemotherapy patient who is considering breast implants brings excitement to Sean's life, and Matt finds himself in a threesome with Vanessa and Riley.
Season 2Rent or Buy
S02 E01Jun 23, 2004
Erica Noughton Jun 23, 2004 Sean has just turned 40, and he is already noticing it. His body is aging, and he has developed "the yips", making his performance during surgeries decline. Julia breaks the news to Sean that her mother, Erica, is coming to visit. Erica tells them that she wants a facelift - and she wants Sean to do it. Sean would prefer that Christian do it instead. Meanwhile, Christian is having problems with picky Gina, who is trying to keep Christian away from baby Wilbur, because it isn't his baby. Having his own problems with age, he is rejected by a 25-year old at a bar. Christian decides to hire a nanny, who he ends up having sex with, and later learns that she is giving the baby drugs to keep it from crying. Christian tries to convince Sean to have botox, but he refuses (at first). They perform surgery on a woman who was shot in the face nine months earlier. She is brought along by her gay friend. The two are having problems because the woman loves Chad, but Chad doesn't love her in that way, because he's in love with his boyfriend. We learn that Chad and the woman were planning on shooting each other, but she couldn't pull the trigger, so Chad was left unharmed.During Erica's facelift, Sean panics and can't do it. Christian is having some trouble too - he's slept with Erica, the night of Sean and Julia's wedding. The surgery continues. Later that day, Christian is having problems with Wilbur, so he calls Julia to come help him. She gets upset on how Christian can't handle his own responsibilities, and snaps at him for sleeping with her mother.
S02 E02Jun 30, 2004
Christian Troy Jun 30, 2004 Sex gone wrong causes Christian to break his nose, but Christian is worried that Sean's medical condition will keep him from performing the corrective surgery. He consults a rival (female) plastic surgeon across town. Christian and Gina have sex, but she gets upset when Christian tells her that he's imagining the female plastic surgeon instead of her. Gina tells him that he looks hideous, so Christian decides to operate on his nose himself, which goes terribly wrong. Christian, trying to show that the McNamara-Troy partnership is worth something, tells Sean that he wants him to fix his nose. When Sean panics, Christian decides to go through the surgery without anesthesia, so they can do it together. Sean performs the surgery successfully. Meanwhile, Matt learns that Harry has been arrested for raping Cara Fitzgerald, and that Harry has told the authorities about the hit-and-run, and that Matt was involved. While under oath, Matt says that he had no involvement with the car accident.
S02 E03Jul 7, 2004
Manya Mabika Jul 7, 2004 Manya has had a "female circumcision" as a young child, so she wants to have corrective surgery. A man requests hair implants all over the exterior of his body. Sean meets Ava, a life-coach, and enlists her to help out Julia. In addition, Sean has problems with Erica, still staying at the house, and Christian has problems with Gina.
S02 E04Jul 14, 2004
Mrs. Grubman Jul 14, 2004 As Julia and Sean's daughter Annie faces puberty, they must both face the harsh realization of maturity and deal with their own issues about getting older. When Gina tells Christian he can no longer be involved in Wilbur's life, Christian is forced to reach out to an old flame in order to build a case to gain sole custody of Wilbur.
S02 E05Jul 21, 2004
Joel Gideon Jul 21, 2004 After a car accident due to cell phone use, Sean winds up in the hospital. As a result of the accident, Sean develops a phobia of driving and other dangerous things, causing a dent in his career. He thanks the car company because their safety features saved his life. The car company, wanting a point of view from this doctor who has been in a car accident, offers Sean a new car if he agrees to inspect the cadavers they use as crash test dummies after crash tests. Sean tries to take more risks, causing Julia to become upset. Trying to take more risks, Sean decides to go shark diving, and drags Matt along with him. After realizing how much he cares for his son, Sean decides not to follow through. Christian is reminded that his son is no longer in his life, and he turns for comfort in Julia, who reveals to him that Wilber is not his only son.
S02 E06Jul 28, 2004
Bobbi Broderick Jul 28, 2004 Bobbi Broderick comes to McNamara/Troy to have lipo so she could get a job at Saks. During the consult, she doesn't bother to read the contract she signs. After the lipo doesn't turn out to standards, she tries to get revenge against the firm by showing everyone how it "ruined her life" by showing up in restaurants and the lobby of the firm itself. Julia asks Ava to help Matt with his grades, and Ava eventually offers Matt sex in order to focus more on his schooling. Julia tries to speak with Ava about a trouble from her past - a huge mistake she made in college - and Ava realizes it involves Matt's paternity. A woman whose lips were burnt off goes in for a consult, and learns that the doctors would have to take skin from her vagina to fix her lips. She decides to do it, because her husband has never been intimate with her down there. Sean feels uncomfortable about the woman lying to her husband where the skin has come from. She tells her husband it has come from the back of her legs. Meanwhile, as Matt becomes more attracted to Ava, he is arrested after being caught masturbating outside her window. He seeks Christian to bail him out because he thought he could trust him, but Christian becomes upset for his ignorance. Matt lashes back by saying that he already has a father, and he doesn't need another one. After Ava and Matt finally have sex, the next morning Matt learns Ava has a son named Adrian - and they're the same age.
S02 E07Aug 4, 2004
Naomi Gaines Aug 4, 2004 When local model Naomi Gaines is raped & disfigured by an attacker named "The Carver", Sean decides to repair her injuries on a pro-bono basis, thrusting McNamara/Troy into the local media spotlight, trying to overcome the slander caused by Bobbie Broderick. After getting caught sneaking into the house late at night, Matt lies by telling his parents he was studying with Ava's son Adrian. Adrian is forced to play along with the subject when Julia invites them all to dinner. Adrian reveals Matt & Ava's relationship, causing Julia to lash out at Ava & Matt. When Matt becomes uncomfortable with his increasingly demanding relationship with Ava, she reveals to him the secret that his mother is keeping from him.
Season 3Rent or Buy
S03 E01Sep 21, 2005
Momma Boone Sep 21, 2005 After Christian's Carver attack, Sean must look for a new partner to keep the practice going. Sean has to surgically separate an obese woman from a couch she has spent the past three years on. Julia realizes that she has to make a decision about the future of her marriage.
S03 E02Sep 28, 2005
Kiki Sep 28, 2005 Sean hires Quentin Costa for six months during Christian's convalescence. The two remove tattoos from a former MS-13 gang banger using cutting edge laser technology. Matt finds Adrian dead in Ava's house when searching for a plane ticket to Paris. The police thinks it's suicide. Julia calls Erica to help Matt deal with questions regarding his sexuality. Christian and Liz operate to repair a scar on the face of a female gorilla, Kiki.
S03 E03Oct 5, 2005
Derek, Alex, and Gary Oct 5, 2005 Matt is getting out of control, and Sean, Julia and Christian are trying to find a solution. Quentin and Christian help two students whose faces are glued to the behind of a third student. Christian starts losing interest in the threesome relationship between Kimber, Kit, and himself. He asks Quentin to get involved with Kit to take her off his hands.
S03 E04Oct 12, 2005
Rhea Reynolds Oct 12, 2005 A woman wants surgery to make her look like her when she was younger, to jog her Alzheimer-stricken husband's memory. Christian and Sean work on another Carver victim, who does not have the same physical attributes as the other victims.
S03 E05Oct 19, 2005
Granville Trapp Oct 19, 2005 Rhea Reynolds is found dead (apparently murdered by the carver). Christian is the prime suspect. A man with a very hollow face (caused by the HIV medication that he's taking) is this episode's patient.
S03 E06Oct 26, 2005
Frankenlaura Oct 26, 2005 Sean and Christian visit a mortuary where an employee created a woman from body parts of other women. They operate on a German woman. Sean is at a gathering of people over 65, trying to sell them some procedures. Gina and Julia are in business together.
S03 E07Nov 2, 2005
Ben White Nov 2, 2005 Seeking fulfillment in his life, Sean becomes a surgeon for the Witness Protection Programme. A man suffering from Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID) threatens Christian's life in order to force him to amputate his perfectly healthy leg. Julia, Gina, and Liz develop a new skincare product that uses semen as the main ingredient. They keep the main ingredient a secret though. Joan Rivers is the first to test the product and loves it so much she decides to endorse it.
Season 4Rent or Buy
S04 E01Sep 6, 2006
Cindy Plumb Sep 6, 2006 Sean and Christian may be celebrating a milestone surgery, but it looks like the future of McNamara/Troy is in jeopardy. Julia tells Sean some devastating news about the baby. Christian decides to redecorate his apartment after a disturbing appointment with his psychiatrist.
S04 E02Sep 13, 2006
Blu Mondae Sep 13, 2006 Sean and Julia make a big decision regarding their unborn baby. Christian and Sean hit troubled waters with their new boss and begin to realize what it really means to have sold their business. Matt's family doesn't quite get his decision to pursue a new path in his life.
S04 E03Sep 20, 2006
Monica Wilder Sep 20, 2006 Sean and Julia are looking for a nanny. Sean wants to turn to Christian for support after his hidden desires are revealed. But Chistian is busy going to the gym because he thinks he's too fat.
S04 E04Sep 27, 2006
Shari Noble Sep 27, 2006 After having a nipple bitten off by her dog, Shari Noble comes in to have it reconstructed before her husband returns from Iraq. Julia meets a breast-feeding expert. Christian and Liz hit a lesbian bar where Christian tries to attract one of the women there but she's attracted to Liz instead. Sean and Christian meet with a kidney specialist for one of their patients.
S04 E05Oct 4, 2006
Dawn Budge Oct 4, 2006 A lottery winner offers Christian a fortune. Christian certainly needs the money since he's being blackmailed by James. Christian and Sean are trying to get Matt away from Kimber and Scientology. Sean offers something to Julia.
S04 E06Oct 11, 2006
Faith Wolper, PhD Oct 11, 2006 Sean soon discovers that Monica Wilder doesn't intend to leave him alone. Christian's therapist has an obsessive torment to reveal. And Burt Landau proposes an unusual solution upon learning that Christian and Michelle are having an affair.
Season 5Rent or Buy
S05 E01Nov 2, 2007
Carly Summers Nov 2, 2007 Sean and Christian have relocated their practice from Miami to Los Angeles. Being new to the city they find themselves having to start from scratch business wise. What they thought would naturally fall into place turns out to require some foot work. So Christian and Sean hit the town and begin discovering a whole new world.
S05 E02Nov 7, 2007
Joyce & Sharon Monroe Nov 7, 2007 Sean and Christian learn about the glamorous side of fame and the price that many are willing to pay for it. Julia visits Sean, Christian and Liz in Los Angeles with a surprise announcement.
S05 E03Nov 12, 2007
Everett Poe Nov 12, 2007 Sean and Julia learn more about their new family dynamic as Sean resists Eden's advances. Kate reveals a secret compulsion. Matt comes to Los Angeles with some troubling news for his fathers.
S05 E04Nov 21, 2007
Dawn Budge II Nov 21, 2007 A series of unfortunate events unfold for an unlucky Dawn Budge, who seeks reparative surgery from Sean and Christian. Annie and Eden start to form a sisterly bond, which unnerves Sean.
S05 E05Nov 28, 2007
Chaz Darling Nov 28, 2007 A patient inspires Sean to take his relationship with Kate in a new direction. Eden uses extreme methods to persuade Christian to perform surgery on a friend. Kimber reaches out to an former business associate when she and Matt fall on hard times.
S05 E06Dec 5, 2007
Damien Sands Dec 5, 2007 Jealous over Sean's new-found fame, Christian convinces Sean to tape a reality show based on their careers as plastic surgeons.
Season 6Rent or Buy
S06 E01Oct 15, 2009
Don Hoberman Oct 15, 2009 As Season 6 begins, Christian has news for Liz and the economic downturn has hit McNamara/Troy hard. But the boys might have found a lifesaver in Dr. Mike Hamoui (Mario Lopez), who's now in L.A. and has found a very profitable niche specialty. Meanwhile, Sean's relationship with Teddy Rowe (now played by Rose McGowan) has blossomed, and Matt, who's down on his luck, takes up mime.
S06 E02Oct 22, 2009
Enigma Oct 22, 2009 Unable to sleep, Sean finds himself in an all-night diner, then in an ER; Liz goes after Christian's boat, leading him to offer Kimber a business deal; Sean and Christian remove tattoos from a teen obsessed with "the darker side of his personality."
S06 E03Oct 29, 2009
Briggitte Reinholt Oct 29, 2009 Sean makes an important decision without consulting anyone; a morose Annie shows up in L.A. with a troubling medical condition; Christian gives Mike (Mario Lopez) tips on how to satisfy Kimber; and a new patient recognizes Teddy.
S06 E04Nov 5, 2009
Jenny Juggs Nov 5, 2009 Christian struggles to understand a patient with big anger-management issues. Sean and Christian learn how Matt is earning an income, despite his attempts to keep it hidden from his family. Teddy arranges a camping trip with Sean, Annie and Conor in order to ease family tensions.
S06 E05Nov 12, 2009
Abigail Sullivan Nov 12, 2009 As Matt's crime spree catches up with him, Julia returns from New York to help in his recovery from surgery. Sean discovers devastating details about his marriage to Teddy. A new patient suffers from extreme separation anxiety.
S06 E06Nov 19, 2009
Alexis Stone Nov 19, 2009 When a newly married Erica threatens to take custody of Annie and Connor, Sean and Julia present a happy and united front to thwart her efforts. Christian bonds with a new patient as Mike reveals his future plans with Kimber.
Season 7Rent or Buy
S07 E01Jan 7, 2010
Dan Daley Jan 7, 2010 When Sean and Christian win a prestigious award from their alma mater, Sean recalls their college years and endures past pains. A new patient who self-mutilates due to a genetic disorder comes to McNamara/Troy for reconstructive surgery.
S07 E02Jan 14, 2010
Willow Banks Jan 14, 2010 Christian refuses to perform surgery on a model who wants to drastically alter her beauty. Awakening after a decades-long coma, a new patient seeks surgery from Sean in order to regain his lost youth. Kimber redecorates Sean's new apartment.
S07 E03Jan 21, 2010
Joel Seabrook Jan 21, 2010 Following a failed suicide attempt, a new patient seeks facial reconstructive surgery. Christian tries a risky maneuver with Kimber to heighten their marital passion. Sean performs pro-bono surgery with a charitable surgeon and former college friend in an attempt to quell his guilty conscious.
S07 E04Jan 28, 2010
Sheila Carlton Jan 28, 2010 Christian has a crisis of conscience when Kimber's mother Brandy visits Los Angeles. Complications arise as Sean prepares for his trip to Africa. A patient requires multiple cosmetic procedures after suffering an attack by a wild animal.
S07 E05Feb 4, 2010
Virginia Hayes Feb 4, 2010 The teenage daughter of Escobar Gallardo seeks out Sean and Christian for answers about her late father, stirring tremendous guilt within Sean. A seemingly common cosmetic procedure for a struggling actress leads to chaos.
S07 E06Feb 11, 2010
Dr. Griffin Feb 11, 2010 Secrets are revealed and past pains are uncovered as Sean and Christian begin psychotherapy together. Liz and Matt divulge their own confidences when they each join a therapy session.
S07 E07Feb 18, 2010
Christian Troy II Feb 18, 2010 Concerned that cosmetic surgery is no longer in vogue, Sean and Christian make a unique attempt to market their surgical practice to boost a lagging clientele. Liz goes on a date with a pharmaceutical representative who is separated from her husband. Christian's unconscious existential crises, including his loss of Kimber, come to light.