The BEST Episodes of Royal Pains
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2020
Network: USA Network
ROYAL PAINS centers on a young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to treat the town's less fortunate, he finds himself walking the line between doing well for himself and doing good for others.
#1 - Uninterrupted
Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 6, 2016
As Boris prepares to leave the Hamptons forever, he asks Hank to join him; Evan and Paige consider a life-altering decision; Divya receives news.
#2 - Off-Season Greetings (2)
Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 16, 2012
(If Part 1 & 2 are separate) Several months after the events of the explosive summer finale. With the Hamptons decked out for the holidays, Dr. Hank Lawson continues to treat his patients in very unexpected ways, but Hank's biggest challenge will be facing his own medical issues. As the wedding approaches, Evan and Hank head to Las Vegas for some bachelor party fun, while Paige and Divya travel out of town for her bachelorette party. And with a snowstorm descending on the Hamptons, Paige rapidly finds her dream wedding turning into a nightmare.
#3 - Open Up Your Yenta Mouth and Say Ah
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 26, 2010
Hank treats a chatty socialite who disappears before he can diagnose her.
#4 - All in the Family
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 17, 2014
Hank worries a rising tennis star’s health may prevent her from taking her career to the next level, while a fellow pro at her club may have fallen ill from an unexpected source. Later Hank and Evan adjust to a startling revelation about Eddie’s past. And Evan and Paige reach a new milestone. Elsewhere Jeremiah finds peace in an odd place.
#5 - Whole Lotto Love
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 12, 2010
When two lottery winners arrive in the Hamptons, Hank treats them both for conditions that appear to be related to their newly lavish lifestyle.
#6 - Chock Full O' Nuts
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 31, 2013
Hank treats a spin instructor; Divya helps a successful candymaker who's facing unexpected challenges; Hank grows impatient with Killer Keller's negotiating tactics; Divya and Jeremiah try to better share their space; and Evan is upset when Paige makes a major purchase.
#7 - About Face
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 18, 2012
HankMed treats an absentminded country club manager while Evan, with Paige's help, lands the business opportunity he's always dreamed of.
#8 - Bottoms Up
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 8, 2012
A Hollywood star wants to revive his career by doing Shakespeare in the Hamptons; Divya learns that Raj is moving on; Jack delays treatment.
#9 - A Man Called Grandpa
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 27, 2011
In order to save Eddie's chance at parole, Evan attempts to curry favor with his newfound grandfather at the horse races, but his luck runs out when he and Hank discover the real reason they've never met Ted.
#10 - Bones to Pick
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 11, 2013
Hank treats a young paleontologist who is preparing a fossilized dinosaur skeleton for auction. Russel suffers an injury that seems scientifically impossible. Meanwhile, Evan and Paige realize they need to take a drastic step to save their marriage, and Divya learns her pregnancy will be even more challenging than she expected. When the future of HankMed is threatened, Hank tries to save it by reexamining his role in the business.
#11 - Off-Season Greetings (1)
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 16, 2012
Several months after the events of the explosive summer finale. With the Hamptons decked out for the holidays, Dr. Hank Lawson continues to treat his patients in very unexpected ways, but Hank's biggest challenge will be facing his own medical issues. As the wedding approaches, Evan and Hank head to Las Vegas for some bachelor party fun, while Paige and Divya travel out of town for her bachelorette party. And with a snowstorm descending on the Hamptons, Paige rapidly finds her dream wedding turning into a nightmare.
#12 - A Farewell to Barnes
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 18, 2012
Hank blames Dr. Van Dyke for a prescription error; the HankMed team attends a divorce party.
#13 - Manimal
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 1, 2012
Hank and Divya treat a Large Animal Veterinarian going through a bitter divorce while Evan and Paige help a close friend reeling from an unexpected loss.
#14 - Goodwill Stunting
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 8, 2014
After reading about her struggle online, Evan reaches out to a woman with a mysterious illness in the hope that Hank can finally give her a diagnosis. Paige and Russel’s professional lives take an unexpected turn, and their new client could be a goldmine or a dangerous problem — especially when he becomes a HankMed patient. While Evan and Jeremiah realize they’ll have to go to battle with Symphony if HankMed is to survive the summer, Hank’s watchful eye on Emma helps him win back a former patient.
#15 - Sand Legs
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 19, 2012
Hank cancels his weekend plans after treating an amateur beach volleyball player who he believes may be suffering from more than just a summer bug. Meanwhile, Divya confronts her new boyfriend after a startling discovery.
#16 - Good Air/Bad Air
Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 12, 2014
Hank and Boris travel to Argentina to meet a potential patient for Boris’ clinical trial, and Divya gets more than she bargained for when she tags along to meet Sashi’s Argentinean grandmother. As Russel tries to make amends with Paige, he finds himself in over his head caring for a HankMed patient while Jeremiah tries to smooth things over with Viviana. Meanwhile, Evan enlists Ray’s help in exposing Oz after SnarkHampton posts a libelous photo of Hank. And Paige puts the finishing touches on Ray’s house.
#17 - You Give Love a Bad Name
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 11, 2012
Hank and Divya treat a matchmaker who's intent on setting each of them up. Also, while Evan tries to rein in HankMed 3.0, Paige plans a small kick-off party that turns out to be anything but small.
#18 - Frenemies
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 5, 2010
Hank treats Dr. Blair's seven year-old son, Jake, whose symptoms appear to be directly related to his parents' divorce.
#19 - Listen to the Music
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 24, 2011
Hank is worried that a new patient had previously been misdiagnosed, and wants to get to the bottom of the case. Meanwhile, Divya and Raj take dance lessons in preparation for their wedding, but they end up as patients themselves.
#20 - Steaks on a Plane
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 1, 2014
Hank travels to Monte Carlo and finds himself in the middle of a plot to rid Boris’ bank of a shadowy depositor. Back in the Hamptons, Divya and Jeremiah treat a group of firemen who have fallen mysteriously ill. Paige and Evan find themselves in need of a new place to live, and the most convenient solution may bring its own set of challenges.
#21 - Run, Hank, Run
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 17, 2011
A runner struggles to regulate body temperature while training; Boris' decline may not be related to the disease.
#22 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 4, 2009
Young Dr. Hank Lawson has been recently fired when he stumbles into a new career as a concierge physician for the rich and privileged denizens within the Hamptons. Along with an assist from his ambitious brother, who provides his encouragement and advice with money along the way.
#23 - An Apple a Day
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 3, 2011
Hank treats a wound that will not heal; Paige shares the condition for agreeing to marry Evan.
#24 - A Trismus Story
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 4, 2013
HankMed treats a thrill-seeking journalist who refuses to let a health scare keep her from her job. Elsewhere, Evan and Paige's relationship is put under the microscope thanks to political mudslinging, and Hank worries that Molly's behavioral problems may amount to more than simple teenage angst. Finally, Jeremiah comes to a startling conclusion after Shelby questions him regarding Hank's use of painkillers.
#25 - Saab Story
Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 15, 2016
Hank treats an overworked Keller. Divya meets Hank's mentor. Evan and Paige struggle with the demands of IVF. Jeremiah creates a video for Divya's baby shower.