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Royal Pains: No Man Is an Island

Hank and Evan take on a job looking after a wealthy family who live on a private island which is technology-free. Despite Hank's better judgment, a woman plans on having her baby right there on the island. Meanwhile, Evan finds himself clashing with a teenage family member. Back at home, Jill struggles with hospital politics.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x5
Production Number: RP105
Airdate: Thursday July 09th, 2009

Director: Don Scardino
Writer: Carol Flint

Alternate Airdates:



Guest Stars
Jason KravitsJason Kravits
As Dr. Dan Irving
David Alan BascheDavid Alan Basche
As Rob Miller
Jonah BoboJonah Bobo
As Arlo
Susan MisnerSusan Misner
As Claire Grant
Veanne CoxVeanne Cox
As Lois Grant

Co-Guest Stars
Brielle BarbuscaBrielle Barbusca
As Sam
Main Cast
Mark FeuersteinMark Feuerstein
As Hank Lawson
Paulo CostanzoPaulo Costanzo
As Evan Roth Lawson
Jill FlintJill Flint
As Jill Casey
Reshma ShettyReshma Shetty
As Divya Katdare


Hank and Jill are having a romantic moment when they are interrupted by Evan, who has landed a new client. Rob Grant and his very pregnant wife want Hank to join them for a weekend on their family island. Unfortunately for Evan, the family only wants Hank, until Evan convinces them he can be a nanny for their two younger children. Even though she is due in three weeks, Claire surprises Hank by telling him she wants him to deliver her baby on the island this weekend...

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Episode Notes
Working Title: "Hankmed, Unplugged"

Episode viewers (millions): 5.73

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
All Wrong And The Plans ChangeI SupposeHank & Evan drive to airport
CasiokidsFot I HoseDivya meets Jill at bar
Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsLet Them KnockHank & Jill fooling around
Toby LightmanWaitingOpening piece – montage into bar scene

Episode Quotes
Evan: Sounds sweet. See this is the original joystick, Arlo, (pointing to the truck's shift lever) well, not the original joystick, ar far as you are concerned.

Evan: Drink your juice dude, it'll put hair on your chest.
Arlo: You need some too!
Evan: Oh! No you didn't! You're a smart little Hobbit, aren't you?
Hank: Nice one!

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJohn P. Rogers  |  Andrew Lenchewski
Executive ProducerPaul Frank  |  Michael Rauch  |  Rich Frank  |  Jeff Kwatinetz
Co-Executive ProducerJohn P. Rogers  |  Andrew Lenchewski  |  Jace Alexander
ProducerChristine Sacani
Consulting ProducerConstance M. Burge  |  Carol Flint  |  Jon Sherman
Associate ProducerJohn A. Smith  |  Margo Johnston
Production DesignerRay Kluga
EditorArge O'Neal
CastingBonnie Finnegan  |  Steven Jacobs (2)
Unit Production ManagerAlyson Evans
First Assistant DirectorRobert C. Albertell
Second Assistant DirectorBrendan Walsh (1)
MusicJames S. Levine
Music EditorLesley Langs
Music SupervisorAlicen Catron Schneider  |  Oliver Hild
Costume DesignerSuzanne McCabe
Key GripSal Lanza
Camera OperatorAndrew Voegeli  |  Peter Nolan
Set DecoratorMila Khalevich
Location ManagerMichael Fucci
Property MasterRuth Dipasquale
Construction CoordinatorRonnie A. Petagna Jr.
Production Sound MixerBrian Miksis
Script SupervisorDeirdre Horgan Aska
Production CoordinatorKimberly Haden
Script CoordinatorErika Schleich
Assistant EditorCarmelo Casalenuovo  |  Ann Trulove  |  Howard Leder
Supervising Sound EditorJack Levy
Re-Recording MixerMark Linden  |  Alan Decker
LeadmanPeter Dunbar
GafferBrooke Stanford
Director of PhotographyMichael Slovis
Art DirectorKevin Rupnik
Medical AdvisorIrv Danesh
Makeup Department Head Francesca Buccellato
Key Makeup ArtistAnita Gibson
Art Department CoordinatorNora Kasarda
Main Title DesignRandall Balsmeyer  |  J. John Corbett
Production AccountantLynda Van Damm
Transportation CaptainSteven R. Hammond
Casting AssociateJessica Daniels
Post Production AssistantLeigh Cousins
Original CastingSusie Farris
Post SupervisorMichael Strong
ColoristCharlotte Grau
Assistant To The Executive ProducerCorey Marsh  |  Vera Salamone  |  Laurie Ferneau  |  Aubrey Villalobos
Assistant Costume DesignerMario Martinez
Assistant To The Co-executive ProducerHelen Berger  |  Max Dilallo
Assistant AccountantErnesto Alcalde
Hair Department HeadAnna Krommydas
Post CoordinatorSam Friedlander
Wardrobe SupervisorThomas Stokes
Charge Scenic ArtistGiovanni Rodriguez
Assistant HairstylistAnita Roganovic
Main Title Theme Performed ByThe Blue Van
"A" Camera First AssistantChristopher B. Green
Background CastingGrant Wilfley
"B" Camera First AssistantMalcolm A. Purnell
Transportation Co-captainPeter Clores
Background Casting AssociateRichard Burridge
Assistant To WritersAlex Douglas
Writers' PAMark Fasano
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