NURSE JACKIE "…Deaf Blind Tumor Pee-Test…" Season 3 Episode 12 – Slippery, slippery, slippery. That’s our Jackie. And we’re now accustomed to her somehow ducking the knockout blows, especially in season-ending episodes. There’s an ungodly amount of luck (or perhaps karma, given that Jackie helps so many other people in her own subtle, secretive way) in her continued survival. I was sure it was curtains for her – and not because Kevin suspected her and Eddie (I saw that as a red herring early on) but because I thought he had discovered something concrete about her drug use.
I didn’t see "I had an affair" coming. And I also didn’t see her "Get out" reaction coming.
But the more I think about it, the more it makes sense. Jackie’s addiction is stronger than her marriage—she’s proven that time and time again. This gets Kevin (and possibly the kids) out of the way so she can abuse to her heart’s content. Actually, no, I take that back—I think she will fight to keep the kids. They could end up being either her salvation or her downfall. Read More...