NURSE JACKIE “Play Me” Review

NURSE JACKIE "Play Me" Season 3 Episode 3 – Sometimes a episode of a show—a good show especially—doesn’t have to go anywhere to be good. We saw it all the time with Seinfeld, the Show About Nothing. I knew it would be a slightly different episode when it opened with music from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Very little happened in "Play Me;" it was closer to a day-in-the-life vignette of all the little things that go on at All Saints. And sure, episodes that nudge the plot forward aren’t a bad thing. I’m just saying these casual ones aren’t bad either. Casual can be good. Casual can be funny. I certainly prefer the funny emergencies to the sort of daily heart-wrenchers you get on Grey’s Anatomy. Two New York street vendors getting into a street fight, one pressing the other’s face to a grill—and the retaliation of a kabob skewer being shoved through his cheek? Yes please. Read More...


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