Nurse Jackie

The BEST episodes of Nurse Jackie

Every episode of Nurse Jackie ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Nurse Jackie!

Jackie O'Hurley, a strong-willed and brilliant -- but very flawed -- emergency room nurse in a complicated New York City hospital. A lapsed Catholic with an occasional weakness for Vicodin and Adderall to get her through the days, Jackie keeps the hospital balanced with her own kind of justice. Every day is a high wire act of juggling patients, doctors, fellow nurses and her own indiscretions.

Last Updated: 8/6/2022Network: Showtime
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Sisterhood
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8.22
561 votes

#1 - Sisterhood

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/22/2014

Jackie reluctantly attends Kevin's wedding. Carrie makes demands on Coop.

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Flight
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8.14
523 votes

#2 - Flight

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/29/2014

Coop gets a surprise. Jackie hits the road. Season finale.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
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Godfathering
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8.02
461 votes

#3 - Godfathering

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/26/2015

Jackie is on the floor again but back to square one. Under the Diversion Program, she cannot touch patients or medication and undergoes mandatory daily urine screens. But in her new role, she learns two big secrets with which she must contend. Akalitus makes it clear that she isn’t going to make life easy for Jackie. Just as the tables have turned in her relationship with Jackie, Zoey learns the outcome of her Master’s program application. Carrie withholds news about her pregnancy from Coop.

Directors: Brendan Walsh
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Handle Your Scandal
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7.98
751 votes

#4 - Handle Your Scandal

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/17/2012

While Cruz is in care, Jackie goes over his head to get the ER under control, resulting in her dismissal from All Saints for insubordination. Jackie pulls Grace out of Catholic school. O'Hara goes into labour and Jackie returns to All Saints in spite of Cruz. Charlie arrives at the ER and Cruz asks Jackie to help him save Charlie's life.

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Super Greens
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7.90
622 votes

#5 - Super Greens

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/27/2014

Coop gets the crushing news that his sperm count is too low to allow him to donate. Carrie gets a lucky break, which leads to a medical segment on the local news. Akalitus is on a winning streak, too, with her poker habit starting to pay off. Jackie, however, gets blindsided when Grace - who's been arrested for shoplifting - drops a bomb.

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Sidecars and Spermicide
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7.89
550 votes

#6 - Sidecars and Spermicide

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/15/2014

Jackie breaks up with Frank and tries to separate herself from the people closest to her so she can keep using drugs. Meanwhile, Carrie forgets Coop's 40th birthday; the DEA investigation intensifies; and Zoey decides to become a nurse practitioner.

Directors: Seith Mann
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Jungle Love
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7.88
634 votes

#7 - Jungle Love

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/4/2014

Jackie goes off the deep end when she witnesses the budding relationship between Kevin's fiancé, Mia, and Grace. Frank discloses a secret about his past - giving Jackie all the ammo she needs to keep him at bay. Meanwhile, back at All Saints, Akalitus' poker streak continues, Coop and Carrie's bond deepens when she decides to put him on television, and Prentiss gets a visitor from his past.

Directors: Adam Arkin
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Years of Service
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7.88
1024 votes

#8 - Years of Service

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/7/2010

Jackie returns to All Saints where she must confront everyone.

Directors: Paul Feig
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Coop Out
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7.88
450 votes

#9 - Coop Out

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/10/2015

Jackie stirs up trouble when she rallies her co-workers against the developers, but an attractive offer challenges her allegiance. Coop prepares for his last day at All Saints while Carrie is confused by his excitement about leaving. Dr. Bernie Prince, Coop’s replacement, arrives and surprises everyone with his carpe diem attitude.

Directors: Brendan Walsh
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Mitten
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7.84
916 votes

#10 - Mitten

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/18/2011

Jackie finds a new hiding place for her pills and buries the hatchet with O'Hara, who becomes ER chief. Zoey works her first double shift. Kevin invites Eddie to a backyard barbecue. Jackie must tell more lies to retrieve her misplaced stash.

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Twitter
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7.82
945 votes

#11 - Twitter

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/29/2010

Jackie covers for a hung-over O'Hara, while Eddie befriends Kevin and Dr. Coop gets hooked on microblogging.

Directors: Paul Feig
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Jackie and the Wolfe
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7.81
454 votes

#12 - Jackie and the Wolfe

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/14/2015

Jackie and Eddie's nice quiet morning is ruined by an unexpected knock at the door.

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Clean
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7.81
553 votes

#13 - Clean

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/12/2015

Whilst in jail following her arrest, Jackie suffers through detox. Expecting a confrontation with Gloria Akalitus, Jackie approaches a lawyer with her return to All Saints.

Directors: Brendan Walsh
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Teachable Moments
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7.79
659 votes

#14 - Teachable Moments

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/26/2013

Akalitus forgets to hire an escort for a psych patient who then lays waste to the pharmacy; Frank cancels a lunch date with Jackie; Zoey hears Coop and Carrie having sex; Jackie worries about Frank when she learns that a cop has been shot.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
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Pillgrimage
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7.78
663 votes

#15 - Pillgrimage

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/20/2014

Jackie steals Dr. Roman's DEA number. Coop is recruited by a 'sperm scout.'

Directors: Brendan Walsh
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...Deaf Blind Tumor Pee-Test
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7.78
857 votes

#16 - ...Deaf Blind Tumor Pee-Test

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/20/2011

Jackie tries to avoid an HR demand for a urine sample, and her husband, who seems to have found out about her affair with Eddie.

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Smile
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7.77
726 votes

#17 - Smile

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/28/2013

After their custody meeting, Jackie rear-ends Kevin and wakes up as a patient in her own ER. Kevin accuses her of using. Coop begins covering for Carrie and taking on a lot more work. When Carrie checks on Jackie, she writes her a prescription for Oxy, unaware she's an addict. The most unlikely person asks Jackie out on a date.

Directors: Randall Einhorn
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Orchids and Salami
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7.76
821 votes

#18 - Orchids and Salami

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/9/2011

Kelly wins over the All Saints staff; Kevin finds pills in a dental floss dispenser; a patient soothes Coop's depression; Jackie pockets drugs.

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Vigilante Jones
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7.76
464 votes

#19 - Vigilante Jones

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/21/2015

Jackie has to perform a procedure when Dr. Prince manages to endanger a patient. A secret shocks Zoey.

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Sleeping Dogs
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7.76
956 votes

#20 - Sleeping Dogs

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/24/2010

In order to get a phony prescription, Jackie falsifies an MRI. The campaign's end has its effects on Coop. Eddie is back as the hospital's pharmacist.

Directors: Paul Feig
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Monkey Bits
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7.75
1015 votes

#21 - Monkey Bits

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/10/2010

Coop arranges a date for Georgia and Eddie. Jackie's daughter Grace starts therapy.

Directors: Paul Feig
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Apple Bong
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7.75
915 votes

#22 - Apple Bong

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/12/2010

Jackie supplies a patient with marijuana to ease their pain. Kevin prefers going out with Eddie rather than spending the night with Jackie. Zoey believes she is pregnant.

Directors: Alan Taylor
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Candyland
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7.74
943 votes

#23 - Candyland

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/5/2010

O'Hara offers financial help, but Jackie and Kevin refuse to take it. Eddie and Kevin's secret friendship is revealed.

Directors: Alan Taylor
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Soul
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7.72
692 votes

#24 - Soul

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/16/2013

It's Jackie's one-year anniversary of sobriety; Jackie and Frank fight, He feels he took a big unreciprocated step forward in their relationship, and now he's taking one backward; Wally, an 80 year old gay man with advanced liver cancer is admitted into the hospital. Thor instantly gravitates toward him; Zoey acts very professionally and rigid around Prentiss after their intimate evening; Carrie is notified there will be a peer review of her first few months of residency, Coop pleads for her to stay but Akalitus, Prentiss and Jackie vote against; Wally asks Jackie to administer his last rites; When Zoey learns that Grace isn't going to Jackie's anniversary celebration she rents a car and kidnaps Grace from school, Grace has a breakdown; Jackie nonchalantly takes the pill from her ring box and swallows it, she arrives at her celebration stoned in front of everyone including surprise guest O'Hara who has flown in for the special day.

Directors: Randall Einhorn
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Nancy Wood
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7.71
648 votes

#25 - Nancy Wood

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/18/2014

Jackie's fake identity is compromised when it's learned that Carrie's DEA number has been stolen by a woman named Nancy Wood. Meanwhile, Jackie worries about her dwindling bank account and lack of pills; and Prentiss gives Zoey a shocking message.

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