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Royal Pains: If I Were a Sick Man

Hank finds himself needing to quarantine the guests from a party and considers making a call to the County Health to announce a possible outbreak. Elsewhere, Evan makes some interesting facts concerning Divya's personal life, and Jill wants to keep her relationship with Hank under wraps.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x6
Production Number: RP106
Airdate: Thursday July 16th, 2009

Director: Dennie Gordon
Writer: Jon Sherman

Alternate Airdates:


Guest Stars
Christine EbersoleChristine Ebersole
As Ms. Newberg
Ezra MillerEzra Miller
As Tucker Bryant
Meredith HagnerMeredith Hagner
As Libby
Arden MyrinArden Myrin
As Bonnie Day
Ato EssandohAto Essandoh
As Antoine
Olga MeredizOlga Merediz
As Esperanza

Co-Guest Stars
John C. VennemaJohn C. Vennema
As Dr. Adams
Tijuana RicksTijuana Ricks
As Carrie
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


The episode opens with Hank and Jill in bed after a romantic night together. As Hank is deciding on breakfast, Tucker shows up wanting to talk, thinking his girlfriend Libby is pregnant and cheating on him. Ms. Newberg calls, requesting Hank come to check on her maid Esperanza, who is coughing and has symptoms of pneumonia. Hank treats Esperanza and says he will followup the next day. Ms. Newberg invites Hank to her Bark-mitzvah party for her dog...

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Episode Notes
Working Title: "Best In Shul"

Episode viewers (millions): 6.23

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The LaureatesYour Filthy Eastern WaysJill & Hank the morning after
The Noises 10Never KnowDivya turns down Evan's help

Episode Quotes
Jill: Hey!
Evan: Well good morning Jill.
Jill: Good morning, have you seen Hank?
Evan: He's outside, in an EMBM... early morning business meeting.

Jill: Looks like you had fun last night.
Evan: Looks like Hank did too.
Jill: I'd expect a more mature reaction from someone eating Fruity Puffs.
Evan: Actually Fruity Puffs, are high in calcium. They help strengthen your bones and teeth.
Jill: That's the milk.
Evan: Really?
Jill: Yeah, really.
Evan: Wait these are horrible for you.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJohn P. Rogers  |  Andrew Lenchewski
Executive ProducerMichael Rauch  |  Rich Frank  |  Paul Frank  |  Jeff Kwatinetz
Co-Executive ProducerAndrew Lenchewski  |  John P. Rogers  |  Jace Alexander
ProducerChristine Sacani
Consulting ProducerCarol Flint  |  Jon Sherman  |  Constance M. Burge
Associate ProducerMargo Johnston  |  John A. Smith
Production DesignerRay Kluga
EditorGregory Perler
CastingBonnie Finnegan  |  Steven Jacobs (2)
Unit Production ManagerAlyson Evans
First Assistant DirectorStuart Feldman
Second Assistant DirectorJane Ferguson
MusicJames S. Levine
Music EditorLesley Langs
Music SupervisorOliver Hild  |  Alicen Catron Schneider
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 EditorAnn Trulove  |  Howard Leder  |  Carmelo Casalenuovo
Supervising Sound EditorJack Levy
Re-Recording MixerAlan Decker  |  Mark Linden
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 CoordinatorNicole Duryea
Main Title DesignRandall Balsmeyer  |  J. John Corbett
Production AccountantLynda Van Damm
Transportation CaptainSteven R. Hammond
Casting AssociateJessica Daniels
Original CastingSusie Farris
Post SupervisorMichael Strong
ColoristGeorge Cvjetnicanin
Assistant To The Executive ProducerCorey Marsh  |  Laurie Ferneau  |  Aubrey Villalobos  |  Vera Salamone
Assistant Costume DesignerMario Martinez
Assistant To The Co-executive ProducerMax Dilallo  |  Helen Berger
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
Post PaWoody Strassner
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