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Nurse Jackie: Happy F**king Birthday

It's the day before Jackie's birthday.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x1
Airdate: Sunday April 14th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) May 20, 2013
Ireland Feb 11, 2014
UK (sky ATLANTIC) Feb 14, 2014

  • Currently 7.5/10
7.5/10 (2 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Morris Chestnut
As Dr. Ike Prentiss

Guest Stars
Stephen Wallem
As Thor Lundgren
Betty Gilpin
As Dr. Roman
Marcy Harriell
As Nurse in pharmacy
Sarah Steele
As Patient with cut
Eric D. Hill Jr.
As Elvis Page

Co-Guest Stars
Katie Flahive
As Paramedic
Greta Lee
As Nurse #3
Lori Hamilton
As Mrs. Fiero
D.K. Bowser
As Pokerman
Ed Orlemann
As Doctor
Toni D'Antonio
As Nurse #1
John Treacy Egan
As Nurse #2
Alexis Suarez
As Nurse #4
Main Cast
Edie Falco
As Jackie Peyton
Eve Best
As Dr. Eleanor O'Hara
Merritt Wever
As Zoey Barkow
Paul Schulze
As Eddie Walzer
Dominic Fumusa
As Kevin Peyton
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 Jackie in bed, dreaming about the happy days she spent with Kevin and her daughters. She wakes up with a smile on her face. Later, Kevin arrives to pick up the girls and Jackie asks him if she could have the girls at home for her birthday. Before he could answer, Zoey arrives. She promises not to tell anyone about the birthday. Grace arrives, and she is wearing some weird makeup. Kevin tells her to wash it off. It is a really busy day at the hospital and despite that, the new resident doctor, Romin, is having wild sex with someone in one of the rooms. Jackie walks in on them and the doctor immediately leaves. ..

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Warning: Nurse Jackie season 5 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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