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Nurse Jackie: Are Those Feathers?

Things get out of control in the emergency room due to the recent firings and an overflow of patients who have been diverted from another hospital, causing Cruz to suffer a pulmonary episode and Jackie to step in. At home, a rebellious Grace refuses to go to class unless Jackie transfers her to public school.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x9
Airdate: Sunday June 10th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Jun 19, 2012
UK (sky ATLANTIC) Dec 04, 2012
Ireland Feb 04, 2014

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (4 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Bobby Cannavale
As Dr. Mike Cruz

Guest Stars
Stephen Wallem
As Thor Lundgren
Arjun Gupta
As Sam
Michael Buscemi
As God

Co-Guest Stars
Amina Robinson
Joseph Ackler
As Paramedic
Marissa Matrone
As Patient 1
Dasha Kittredge
As Patient 2
Hisham Tawfiq
As Angry Patient
Joselin Reyes
As Angry Mom
Joey Auzenne
As Construction Guy
Keith Oney
As Big Guy
Dylan Dawson
As Tall Guy
Simon Pearl
As Dress Shirt Guy
Main Cast
Edie Falco
As Jackie Peyton
Eve Best
As Dr. Eleanor O'Hara
Merritt Wever
As Zoey Barkow
Paul Schulze
As Eddie Walzer
Anna Deavere Smith
As Gloria Akalitus
Ruby Jerins
As Grace Peyton
Mackenzie Aladjem
As Fiona Peyton
Peter Facinelli
As Dr. Fitch Cooper


The episode begins with Eddie and Gloria arriving at Jackie’s house for breakfast. Gloria has a dental appointment and Eddie is going to get a dog; both of them were fired by Cruz for helping Jackie with her drug addiction. Jackie feels guilty and Gloria tells her that she should do nothing which could jeopardize her job. Just then Jackie’s younger daughter arrives and tells Jackie that Grace is on strike and she isn’t going to school. Jackie goes to check on her daughter. Grace tells her that she wants to go to public school and she hates going to her present school. She tells her that all Jackie has to do is meet her Principal. Jackie tells her that she will do it in sometime. Grace tells Jackie that she doesn’t know how it is to go to a place one hates. ..

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