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The Knick

IMDB Logo8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo92%
Drama Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2014 - 20152 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Cinemax Tags: New York Doctor Drug 

Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics.John Thackery is a brilliant surgeon pioneering new methods in the field, despite his secret addiction to cocaine. He leads a team of doctors including his protégé Dr. Everett Gallinger; the young Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. and Dr. Algernon Edwards, a promising surgeon who's been recently thrust upon him. The lively cast of characters at the hospital also includes Cornelia Robertson, the daughter of its benefactor, Captain August Robertson; surly ambulance driver Tom Cleary; Lucy Elkins; a fresh-faced nurse from the country; the crooked hospital administrator Herman Barrow; and Sister Harriet, a nun who isn't afraid to speak her mind.The Knick featuring Clive Owen and André Holland has one or more episodes streaming on Cinemax, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 6 others. It's a drama show with 20 episodes over 2 seasons. The Knick 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 8.5 (36,823 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Method and Madness

S01 E01

Aug 9, 2014
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Method and Madness Aug 9, 2014 In the series premiere of this medical drama set in a 1900s New York City hospital, accomplished Dr. John W. Thackery is named chief surgeon and is pressured by a major benefactor to hire a black doctor as his top assistant.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Mr. Paris Shoes

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Aug 16, 2014
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Mr. Paris Shoes Aug 16, 2014 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. With more patients dying, Edwards offers to share a procedure he learned in France, but is rebuffed by Thackery and Gallinger. Robertson addresses a typhoid-fever outbreak, Elkins is taken into Thackery's confidence and Sister Harriet breaks a taboo. Edwards finds an alternative way to perform his duties.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Busy Flea

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Aug 23, 2014
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The Busy Flea Aug 23, 2014 Thackery weighs performing surgery on a former flame, and orders Gallinger and Chickering to experiment on pigs. Barrow goes the extra yard to square a debt. After a bad day at work, Edwards takes out his frustrations at a local bar. Robertson is relieved when her pleas about treating a patient with typhoid fever are finally heard.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Where's the Dignity?

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Sep 6, 2014
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Where's the Dignity? Sep 6, 2014 During surgery, Thackery's hand is forced by Algernon, which irks Gallinger. A recovering Abigail regrets her involvement with Thackery and Sister Harriet and Cleary make a couple of deals. Meanwhile, Bertie receives a scolding from his physician father who is unhappy with his son's career path and Lucy becomes privy to Thackery's secrets.

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Season 01, Episode 05 They Capture the Heat

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Sep 13, 2014
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They Capture the Heat Sep 13, 2014 Barrow can alleviate a debt if he treats one of Collier's wounded men and also urges Capt. Robertson to buy one of Thomas Edison's new inventions. Meanwhile, Algernon tries a new approach to hernia surgery, the health of Everett and Eleanor's baby worsens, and Sister Harriet and Cleary head to Chinatown.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Start Calling Me Dad

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Sep 20, 2014
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Start Calling Me Dad Sep 20, 2014 After testing out a new procedure, Thackery and Bertie vow to reverse a series of failures in the operating theatre. Euphoric after helping Speight, Cornelia finds herself less than enthusiastic about her status as the future Mrs. Phillip Showalter. Thackery entertains a salesman’s pitch; Everett considers how to help Eleanor with her grief; Barrow haggles over used merchandise. Edwards finds his clinic, and his career, in jeopardy after a surprise encounter.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Get the Rope

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Sep 27, 2014
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Get the Rope Sep 27, 2014 The stabbing of a cop by a black man stirs up racial tension on the street and in the Knick, forcing Thackery and Edwards to take action. Everett returns to work and a changed OR. Barrow fears for Junia’s safety. Cornelia is impressed with Edwards’ ingenuity and Lucy is escorted home.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Ten Knots

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Oct 17, 2015
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Ten Knots Oct 17, 2015 The hospital readies for its move uptown, while Dr. Edwards makes a play to be named permanent chief of surgery and Dr. Gallinger heads over to Cromartie Hospital in hopes of getting Dr. Thackery to come back to work. Bertie rebuffs Lucy's attempt to make amends. Ping Wu demands his prostitutes be given regular medical checkups. Speight tracks a new plague. Cornelia ministers to a quarantined San Francisco neighborhood.

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Season 02, Episode 02 You're No Rose

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Oct 24, 2015
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You're No Rose Oct 24, 2015 Dr. Thackery makes a move to return to The Knick, which the board frowns upon. Cornelia gets Cleary to do a dirty job, but it comes with a cost. Robertson makes a push for a new subway initiative. Barrow drives up construction costs. Lucy receives a surprise visitor from home.

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Season 02, Episode 03 The Best with the Best to Get the Best

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Oct 31, 2015
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The Best with the Best to Get the Best Oct 31, 2015 Thackery enlists Edwards to help him test a new hypothesis. After rejecting Robertson’s advances at The Knick, Lucy learns that confession isn’t always good for the soul. Young journalist Genevieve Everidge works on a story about one of Thackery’s rivals. Cornelia is dismayed by the limits of her husband’s sympathies. Barrow faces a new adversary at Tammany Hall. Gallinger is intrigued by a discussion of eugenics at a class reunion. Edwards deals with a surprise visitor.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Wonderful Surprises

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Nov 7, 2015
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Wonderful Surprises Nov 7, 2015 Abby’s worsening condition persuades Thackery to test out his novel syphilis treatment. Edwards comes clean to Opal, but does not get the response he expects. Cleary makes a last-ditch effort to raise funds for Harriet as her date in court arrives. Bertie undergoes physical training. Barrow loses a sponsor. Gallinger’s prejudices are reinforced. Cornelia probes a suspicious death. Lucy laments her lot in life.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Whiplash

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Nov 14, 2015
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Whiplash Nov 14, 2015 A subway explosion leads to an influx of patients at The Knick, but little margin for profit. Pursued by Henry, Lucy takes to heart advice from one of Ping Wu’s girls. An addict’s misfortune gives Thackery an ideal test case for his latest theory on addiction. Bertie submits his adrenalin research to Zinberg. Cornelia gets a new clue in Speight’s death. Barrow repays a debt but gets no credit. Genevieve charms the Chickerings. Harriet finds herself a boarding-house pariah.

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Season 02, Episode 06 There Are Rules

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Nov 21, 2015
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There Are Rules Nov 21, 2015 Faced with a quandary, Bertie decides to take matters into his own hands at Mt. Sinai, enlisting Algernon to help. Thackery investigates the efficacy of hypnosis, and takes an interest in a pair of conjoined twins. Lucy lobbies Henry for a gala invitation. Cornelia visits the brother of a deceased immigrant with ties to Speight. Gallinger dines with an unwelcome guest. Barrow previews a new home for Junia. Harriet agrees to make a change.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Williams and Walker

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Nov 28, 2015
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Williams and Walker Nov 28, 2015 Fighting his nerves, Thackery readies himself to attempt to separate Zoya and Nika in front of a packed audience. After getting a surprise gift from her father-in-law, Cornelia attends a gala charity ball for the new Knick with other familiar guests. Barrow gets rid of a threat. Opal spoils the Robertsons’ good mood. Algernon gets a long-overdue spotlight in the surgical theater, but complications ensue.

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