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Reviews of television series featuring nurses

Annual fall TV previews since 2003
Current Health Television Shows Television Series No Longer in Production
Non-health Television Shows Documentaries / Reality Shows
Talk and Game Shows News Shows
Commercials Webisodes

Rating guide:
excellent = 4 stars; good = 3 stars; fair = 2 stars, poor = 1 star

Current Health Television Shows
(ordered by nursing rating)
Nursing rating
Call the Midwife (2012 - present) 3 1/2 stars
Outlander (2014 - present) 2 1/2 stars
Chicago Med (2015 - present) 2 1/2 stars
The Resident (2018 - present) 2 stars
One Day at a Time (2017 - present) 2 stars
Code Black (2015 - present) 1 stars
The Good Doctor (2017 - present) 1/2 star
Grey's Anatomy (2005 - present) 1/2 star
Black-ish (2015 - present) 1/2 star
Ratched (2019 - present) 1/2 star
   

Health Shows No Longer in Production
(ordered by nursing rating)

Nursing
rating
Artistic
rating
Nurse Jackie (2009 - 2015) 3 1/2 stars 3 1/2 stars
Mercy (2009 - 2010) 3 1/2 stars 3 1/2 stars
HawthoRNe (2009 - 2011) 3 stars 3 1/2 stars
Mercy Street (2016 - 2017) 2 1/2 stars 3 1/2 stars
ER
Single episode reviews
(1994 - 2009) 2 stars 3 1/2 stars
Red Band Society (2015) 2 stars 2 1/2 stars
The Glades (2010 - 2013) 1 star 2 stars
Combat Hospital (2011) 2 stars 2 stars
M*A*S*H (1972 - 1983) 1 1/2 stars 4 stars
Scrubs
Single episode reviews
(2001 - 2010) 1 1/2 stars 3 stars
Dr. Vegas (2004) 1 1/2 stars 2 stars
The Night Shift (2014 - 2017) 1 1/2 stars 2 stars
Strong Medicine
Single episode reviews
(2000 - 2006) 1 1/2 stars 1 1/2 stars
Miami Medical (2010) 1 1/2 stars 1 1/2 stars
Becker (1998 - 2004) 1 1/2 stars 1 1/2 stars
Hart of Dixie (2011 - 2015) 1 1/2 stars 1 1/2 stars
Royal Pains (2009 - 2016) 1 star 2 1/2 stars
Mental (2009) 1 star 2 1/2 stars
Medical Investigation (2004 - 2005) 1 star 2 1/2 stars
Private Practice (2007 - 2013) 1 star 2 1/2 stars
Dr. Ken (2015 - 2017)

1 star

2 stars
Three Rivers (2009 - 2010) 1 star
2 stars
Presidio Med (2002 - 2003) 1 star 2 stars
Scrubbing In (2013) 1 star 1 star
House (2004 - 2012) 1/2 star 3 stars
The Mindy Project (2012 - 2017) 1/2 star 3 stars
Gifted Man (2011 - 2012) 1/2 star 2 1/2 stars
Off the Map (2011) 1/2 star 2 stars
Monday Mornings (2013) 1 star 2 stars
Inconceivable (2005)
1/2 star
1 1/2 stars
MDs (2002 - 2003) 1/2 star 1 1/2 stars
Nightingales (1988 - 1989) 1/2 star 1  stars

 
Analyses of Other Television Shows (ordered by date)

Parks & Recreation February 24, 2015   
Inside Amy Schumer May 20, 2014   
Sleepy Hollow November 17, 2014   
Glee October 3, 2013  |  October 4, 2009   
Downton Abbey Seasons 1 - 3   
Whitney Fall 2011   
NCIS: Los Angeles February 22, 2011
The Dr. Oz Show November 4, 2010   
Law and Order: SVU Special Victims Unit September 29, 2010  |  November 23, 2004
Rizzoli & Isles August 16, 2010   
The Late Show with David Letterman June 14, 2010   |   December 19, 2005 
Accidentally on Purpose       April 7, 2010
Today Show September 11, 2009  |   November 14, 2005  
Saving Grace       August 18, 2008
Desperate Housewives       April 13, 2008
Fox News Channel's Redeye April 1, 2008
Curb Your Enthusisam October 28, 2007  |  November 11, 2007
Dr. Steve-O October 21, 2007
Heroes    October 9, 2006
Sopranos March 26, 2006
Law & Order November 2, 2005
Cold Case September 25, 2005
Six Feet Under August 21, 2005   |  July 31, 2005
Everybody Loves Raymond May 16, 2005
8 Simple Rules May 11, 2004
Will & Grace Nov. 13, 2003   |   Nov. 20, 2003   |   April 22, 2004
7th Heaven November 24, 2003
Judging Amy   November 11, 2003
As the World Turns October 14, 2003
Passions September 12, 2003
Hack March 15, 2003

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Documentaries

Talk and Game Shows

News Shows

Commercials

Webisodes

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2017

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2011

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