Necessary Roughness

The WORST episodes of Necessary Roughness

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Necessary Roughness focuses on a tough, sexy Long Island divorcee (Callie Thorne) who gets a job as therapist for a professional football team in order to make ends meet. Underestimated at every turn, she succeeds beyond all expectations and soon finds herself an in-demand therapist to high-profile clients. Athletes, musicians, politicians and others living in the spotlight - all in a moment of crisis - clamor for her unique brand of tough love therapy. As a newly single mom raising two teenagers, her start-up practice wreaks havoc on her life. But recognizing that she's changing people's lives for the better, she is determined to make her new career work by striking a balance between her personal and professional worlds.

Last Updated: 5/6/2022Network: USA Network
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Hits and Myths
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7.17
548 votes

#1 - Hits and Myths

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/30/2013

Dani treats rock stars; T.K. tries to get his job back; the team adjust to Juliette's leadership; and Dani tries to tap into her subconscious for insight into her love life.

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Hits and Myths
star
7.17
548 votes

#2 - Hits and Myths

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/30/2013

Dani treats rock stars; T.K. tries to get his job back; the team adjust to Juliette's leadership; and Dani tries to tap into her subconscious for insight into her love life.

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To Swerve and Protect
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7.19
491 votes

#3 - To Swerve and Protect

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/13/2012

A Roller Derby star needs Dani to sniff out the cause of her mysterious collapse. Meanwhile, Ray Jay tries to figure out how to skate through issues with his new girlfriend. Plus, Marshall Pittman gives TK an ultimatum; prove you can run... or lose your bonus.

Directors: Rob Morrow
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To Swerve and Protect
star
7.19
491 votes

#4 - To Swerve and Protect

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/13/2012

A Roller Derby star needs Dani to sniff out the cause of her mysterious collapse. Meanwhile, Ray Jay tries to figure out how to skate through issues with his new girlfriend. Plus, Marshall Pittman gives TK an ultimatum; prove you can run... or lose your bonus.

Directors: Rob Morrow
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Dream On
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7.23
455 votes

#5 - Dream On

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/3/2011

Tyler Paxton -- an extreme sports star and entrepreneur -- appears fearless, but recurrent nightmares are starting to threaten his success. Dani attends her high school reunion, knowing Ray Sr. will be there. TK finds that there is such a thing as too much attention.

Directors: Andy Wolk
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Dream On
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7.23
455 votes

#6 - Dream On

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/3/2011

Tyler Paxton -- an extreme sports star and entrepreneur -- appears fearless, but recurrent nightmares are starting to threaten his success. Dani attends her high school reunion, knowing Ray Sr. will be there. TK finds that there is such a thing as too much attention.

Directors: Andy Wolk
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The Game's Afoot
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7.28
407 votes

#7 - The Game's Afoot

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/7/2013

Dr. Dani treats two track stars with a bad case of sibling rivalry. TK’s quest for his first championship ring is put in jeopardy. Nico searches for a washed-out athlete, who just might be the missing piece to the V3 puzzle.

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The Game's Afoot
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7.28
407 votes

#8 - The Game's Afoot

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/7/2013

Dr. Dani treats two track stars with a bad case of sibling rivalry. TK’s quest for his first championship ring is put in jeopardy. Nico searches for a washed-out athlete, who just might be the missing piece to the V3 puzzle.

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Gimme Some Lovin'
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7.32
464 votes

#9 - Gimme Some Lovin'

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/19/2013

Dani helps a former child star struggling with growing pains that have put her career on the rocks. Connor works to revamp TK’s image to snag a major endorsement. Nico finds himself at odds with Dani.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
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Gimme Some Lovin'
star
7.32
464 votes

#10 - Gimme Some Lovin'

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/19/2013

Dani helps a former child star struggling with growing pains that have put her career on the rocks. Connor works to revamp TK’s image to snag a major endorsement. Nico finds himself at odds with Dani.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
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Swimming with Sharks
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7.32
428 votes

#11 - Swimming with Sharks

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/26/2013

Dani steps in to help a star basketball player whose career is in free throw freefall. Connor goes to war with a rival management company. TK might be the war’s first casualty.

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Swimming with Sharks
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7.32
428 votes

#12 - Swimming with Sharks

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/26/2013

Dani steps in to help a star basketball player whose career is in free throw freefall. Connor goes to war with a rival management company. TK might be the war’s first casualty.

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Ch-Ch-Changes
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7.35
465 votes

#13 - Ch-Ch-Changes

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/12/2013

Dani receives a tempting offer from a businessman. Elsewhere, TK tries to adjust to a tough new coach; Nico returns; and Dani helps a baseball player confront his fear of flying.

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Ch-Ch-Changes
star
7.35
465 votes

#14 - Ch-Ch-Changes

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/12/2013

Dani receives a tempting offer from a businessman. Elsewhere, TK tries to adjust to a tough new coach; Nico returns; and Dani helps a baseball player confront his fear of flying.

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Mr. Irrelevant
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7.36
484 votes

#15 - Mr. Irrelevant

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/11/2012

Dr. Dani works her magic on a world-renown illusionist whose next trick could prove his last. In addition, Dani tells the kids about her relationship with Matt as he learns to navigate front office politics. Plus, TK gets into a Twitter flame war with an all-too-familiar foe.

Directors: Craig E. Shapiro
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Mr. Irrelevant
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7.36
484 votes

#16 - Mr. Irrelevant

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/11/2012

Dr. Dani works her magic on a world-renown illusionist whose next trick could prove his last. In addition, Dani tells the kids about her relationship with Matt as he learns to navigate front office politics. Plus, TK gets into a Twitter flame war with an all-too-familiar foe.

Directors: Craig E. Shapiro
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Frozen Fish Sticks
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7.37
469 votes

#17 - Frozen Fish Sticks

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/23/2013

Dani must become a patient in order to get her career back on track; T.K. returns to work but is dismayed to find he's been replaced; and Juliette, Nico and the front office clash after Pittman's death.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
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Frozen Fish Sticks
star
7.37
469 votes

#18 - Frozen Fish Sticks

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/23/2013

Dani must become a patient in order to get her career back on track; T.K. returns to work but is dismayed to find he's been replaced; and Juliette, Nico and the front office clash after Pittman's death.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
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The Fall Guy
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7.38
433 votes

#19 - The Fall Guy

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/6/2013

Dr. Dani tries to help hot-tempered Coach Purnell keep his cool. Also, Nico and Matt investigate a major scandal. Meanwhile, TK turns to the Hawks' Quarterback to try and get himself back up to #1 wide out.

Directors: Arlene Sanford
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The Fall Guy
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7.38
433 votes

#20 - The Fall Guy

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/6/2013

Dr. Dani tries to help hot-tempered Coach Purnell keep his cool. Also, Nico and Matt investigate a major scandal. Meanwhile, TK turns to the Hawks' Quarterback to try and get himself back up to #1 wide out.

Directors: Arlene Sanford
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Might As Well Face It
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7.39
490 votes

#21 - Might As Well Face It

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/15/2012

Dr. Dani treats a pro video gamer. Matt and Dani find there are hidden perks to calling it quits. Training camp is over for the Hawks and it's time for Matt and Coach to decide who will make the cut. Razor's troublesome past becomes an issue in the present and when TK tries to help him out, it becomes apparent that TK needs help too... and fast.

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Might As Well Face It
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7.39
490 votes

#22 - Might As Well Face It

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/15/2012

Dr. Dani treats a pro video gamer. Matt and Dani find there are hidden perks to calling it quits. Training camp is over for the Hawks and it's time for Matt and Coach to decide who will make the cut. Razor's troublesome past becomes an issue in the present and when TK tries to help him out, it becomes apparent that TK needs help too... and fast.

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A Load of Bull
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7.39
487 votes

#23 - A Load of Bull

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/1/2012

Dani cowboys up to treat a professional bull rider. Dani and Matt navigate their breakup while Matt and Nico try to keep the reigns on a reporter who's come to Hawks training camp to focus on TK. Ray Jay's surprisingly good SAT scores cause tension in his relationship with Olivia.

Directors: Anton Cropper
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A Load of Bull
star
7.39
487 votes

#24 - A Load of Bull

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/1/2012

Dani cowboys up to treat a professional bull rider. Dani and Matt navigate their breakup while Matt and Nico try to keep the reigns on a reporter who's come to Hawks training camp to focus on TK. Ray Jay's surprisingly good SAT scores cause tension in his relationship with Olivia.

Directors: Anton Cropper
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Forget Me Not
star
7.41
618 votes

#25 - Forget Me Not

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/24/2011

Dani takes on a successful female boxer who's inexplicably losing fights and her memory. Meanwhile, Laz takes TK's therapy to the next level. Matt receives an enticing offer... and not just from Laura.

Directors: Kevin Hooks
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