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Royal Pains: Spasticity

HankMed treats the infomercial son and heir of a famous inventor, who worries about his father's mental state near the end and what it means to him; Jill's job is threatened when her mentor starts proceedings to have her fired.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x1
Production Number: RP201
Airdate: Thursday June 03rd, 2010

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Guest Stars
Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
As Boris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz
Henry WinklerHenry Winkler
As Eddie R. Lawson
Marcia Gay HardenMarcia Gay Harden
As Dr. Elizabeth Blair
Kyle BornheimerKyle Bornheimer
As Spencer Fisher

Co-Guest Stars
Dieter RiesleDieter Riesle
As Dieter
Jason KravitsJason Kravits
As Dr. Dan Irving
Amy ChangAmy Chang
As Nurse
Berto ColonBerto Colon
As EMT #2
Gabe DoranGabe Doran
As EMT #1
Lisa WoodsLisa Woods
As Tesla Woman
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 begins with a quick recap of last season's finale where HankMed was left bankrupt due to Hank and Evan's father stealing money from the company. Divya Katdare meets with Boris and tries to call Hank to let him know of the meeting, but he ignores the call. Apologizing to Boris for Hank’s unavailability, Divya leaves and attends another patient, Spencer. Spencer’s arm is acting up and it is tense. After the examination, she prescribes Ativan to him. Spencer wants to know if there is a Hank in HankMed and realizes that he is “playing hookie” too. ..

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Episode Notes
Episode viewers (millions): 5.84

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Black GoldRun 
The Boat PeopleBorn In The 80's 
Broken BellsThe Ghost Inside 

Episode Quotes
Hank: C'mon Ev, let's go home. You made a hell of a mess out there, you can't clean it up from here.
Evan: I'm not going home, he's coming back this time. I guarantee it!
Hank: How long have you been in touch with him?
Evan: What, he's our father!
Hank: Despite my best efforts it looks like there's still one sucker left in this family, ready to buy whatever Eddie R. Lawson has to sell!

Evan: Dude, the door is crushing him.
Divya: We made the observation, Evan.

Hank: Great! Let's see.
visual: Jill dumps the contents of a box on the floor.
Evan: We're saving him using MC Hammer memorabilia?
Hank: They're inflatable trousers.

Evan: I started talking to my dad again about a year ago. He called me on my thirtieth birthday and, hadn't talked to him in about twenty years, mind you. Know the first thing he said to me was?
Divya: What?
Evan: How's Hank?

Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndrew Lenchewski  |  John P. Rogers
Executive ProducerMichael Rauch  |  Jeff Kwatinetz  |  Paul Frank  |  Rich Frank  |  Andrew Lenchewski
Co-Executive ProducerJohn P. Rogers  |  Christine Sacani
Co-ProducerAntonia Ellis (1)  |  Kathy Ciric
Consulting ProducerJack Bernstein  |  Jon Sherman  |  Carol Flint  |  Constance M. Burge
Associate ProducerIrv Danesh  |  Margo Johnston
Production DesignerRay Kluga
EditorDeborah Moran
CastingSteven Jacobs (2)  |  Bonnie Finnegan
Unit Production ManagerKathy Ciric
First Assistant DirectorStuart Feldman
Second Assistant DirectorMurphy Occhino
MusicJames S. Levine
Music EditorLesley Langs
Music SupervisorOliver Hild  |  Alicen Catron Schneider
Costume DesignerCaroline Duncan
Key GripSal Lanza
Camera OperatorPeter Nolan  |  Michael O'Shea Jr
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 CoordinatorHelen Berger
Re-Recording MixerBob Chefalas
LeadmanChris Vogt
GafferMichael Delaney Sr.
On-Line EditorPat Kelleher
Director of PhotographyDavid Tuttman
Story EditorJessica Ball (2)
Production SupervisorPeter Sabat
Production SecretaryJohn Sesumi
Art DirectorJonathan Arkin
Assistant Production CoordinatorBrette Billow
Makeup Department Head Francesca Buccellato
Art Department CoordinatorLauren Buckley (2)
Visual Effects SupervisorKevin Van Hook  |  Chris Healer
Main Title DesignRandall Balsmeyer  |  J. John Corbett
Production AccountantLynda Van Damm
Transportation CaptainSteven R. Hammond
Casting AssociateHeather Hurley
Assistant Make-upAmy Spiegel
Original CastingSusie Farris
ColoristJohn Crowley (1)
Assistant To The Executive ProducerAubrey Villalobos  |  Hillary Messenger  |  Laurie Ferneau  |  Priscilla Crowe  |  Jillian Kessler
Assistant Costume DesignerMegan Kasperlik
Assistant AccountantErnesto Alcalde
Hair Department HeadAnna Krommydas
Supervising EditorLouis Bertini
Special Effects Make-upCraig Lindberg
Wardrobe SupervisorSonja Cizmazia
Second 2nd Assistant DirectorMike Espinosa
Charge Scenic ArtistJoseph Garzero
Assistant HairstylistAnita Roganovic
Main Title Theme Performed ByThe Blue Van
"A" Camera First AssistantMalcolm A. Purnell
Loop Group CoordinatorSondra James
Background CastingGrant Wilfley
"B" Camera First AssistantPyare Fortunato
Transportation Co-captainPeter Clores
Background Casting AssociateJoanna Vanadia
Assistant To WritersAlex Douglas
Production Office PaRyan Edwards
Writers' PAWoody Strassner
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