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Nurse Jackie: Slow Growing Monsters

Jackie learns that Grace knows the truth about rehab and races to tell Kevin before he hears about it from their daughter, but she gets an unwelcome surprise at Kevin's apartment; Cruz docks Jackie's pay for supplies she stole during his welcome speech; Jackie asks Charlie to meet her at an AA meeting but he shows up drunk.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x4
Airdate: Sunday April 29th, 2012

Director: Seith Mann
Writer: Ellen Fairey

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) May 08, 2012
UK (sky ATLANTIC) Oct 30, 2012
Ireland Jan 15, 2014


Special Guest Stars
Bobby CannavaleBobby Cannavale
As Dr. Mike Cruz

Guest Stars
Stephen WallemStephen Wallem
As Thor Lundgren
Arjun GuptaArjun Gupta
As Sam
Rosie PerezRosie Perez
As Jules

Co-Guest Stars
Jake CannavaleJake Cannavale
As Charlie Cruz
John Brady (1)John Brady (1)
As AA Meeting Guy
Henry YukHenry Yuk
As Lok-Kwan
Kevin FugaroKevin Fugaro
As Patient
Main Cast
Edie FalcoEdie Falco
As Jackie Peyton
Eve BestEve Best
As Dr. Eleanor O'Hara
Merritt WeverMerritt Wever
As Zoey Barkow
Paul SchulzePaul Schulze
As Eddie Walzer
Dominic FumusaDominic Fumusa
As Kevin Peyton
Anna Deavere SmithAnna Deavere Smith
As Gloria Akalitus
Ruby JerinsRuby Jerins
As Grace Peyton
Mackenzie AladjemMackenzie Aladjem
As Fiona Peyton
Peter FacinelliPeter Facinelli
As Dr. Fitch Cooper


The episode begins and we see that Jackie is at an amusement park with her children and Zoey. She is enjoying a ride and waving out to her daughter who is standing and watching her. But then she sees that grace is talking to a boy and asks the guy to stop the ride. She gets off the ride and rushes to her daughter. Grace is talking to a guy named Todd. Jackie asks him to leave; in a nice way though. Grace is irritated. Jackie excuses herself and goes and meets Todd. She takes his phone and deletes Grace’s number from his phone. She tells him that she is sorry and that she isn’t ready to see her daughter date some guy. Zoey is sitting on a bench with the girls and Jackie joins them. Jackie finds out that Grace is carrying lighter and takes it away from her. ..

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