‘The Knick’ Season One September Episode Guide

The Knick Season 1 September Episodes

Eve Hewson, Clive Owen, Michael Angarano, and Cara Seymour in ‘The Knick’ (Photo: Mary Cybulski /Cinemax)

Season one of Cinemax’s dramatic series The Knick continues with four new episodes in September 2014. The critically acclaimed series debuted on August 8, 2014, kicking off a 10 episode season one run and Cinemax is so happy with the numbers generated by The Knick that they’ve greenlit the show for a second season.

The Knick stars Clive Owen, Andre Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson, Michael Angarano, Eric Johnson, Chris Sullivan, Cara Seymour, Maya Kazan, David Fierro, Grainger Hines, Leon Addison Brown, and Matt Frewer.

The Plot:

New York City, 1900: The Knickerbocker Hospital is home to groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who push the boundaries of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. The newly appointed leader of the surgery staff is the brilliant, arrogant renegade Dr. John Thackery, whose addiction to cocaine and opium is trumped only by his ambition for medical discovery and renown among his peers.

Into the all-white staff and patient hospital comes the equally gifted Harvard graduate Dr. Algernon Edwards, who must fight for respect while trying to navigate the racially charged city. Trying to maintain its reputation for quality care while realizing a profit, the Knickerbocker makes an effort to attract wealthy clientele, while literally struggling to keep the lights on.

The Knick September 2014 Episodes

Episode #4: “Where’s the Dignity”
Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 5 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Sept. 5 (11:00 p.m., 1:00 a.m.), 6 (9:00 p.m., midnight), 7 (3:15 p.m.), 8 (8:00 p.m., 12:55 a.m.), 9 (10:00 p.m.) and 10 (9:00 p.m.), and Oct. 16 (10:45 p.m.)
Edwards (André Holland) forces Thackery’s (Clive Owen) hand during surgery, angering Eleanor (Maya Kazan). In recovery, Abigail (Jennifer Ferrin) regrets her past choices involving Thackery. Cleary (Chris Sullivan) and Sister Harriet (Cara Seymour) strike one deal, then another. Bertie’s (Michael Angarano) father, Dr. Bertram Chickering, Sr. (Reg Rogers), scolds his son for his career choices. Lucy (Eve Hewson) learns of Thackery’s secret life.
Written by Jack Amiel & Michael Begler; directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Episode #5: “They Capture the Heat”
Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Sept. 12 (11:00 p.m., 12:45 a.m.), 13 (9:00 p.m., 11:40 p.m.), 14 (3:50 p.m.), 15 (8:00 p.m., 12:25 a.m.), 16 (10:00 p.m.) and 17 (9:00 p.m.), and Oct. 16 (11:45 p.m.)
Barrow (Jeremy Bobb) looks to pay down a debt by treating one of Collier’s (Danny Hoch) wounded men at the Knick, and tries to convince Captain Robertson (Grainger Hines) to invest in a new Edison invention. Still marginalized by Thackery, Edwards attempts to improve on a hernia surgery. Everett (Eric Johnson) and Eleanor fear for their baby’s health; Cleary and Sister Harriet visit Chinatown.
Written by Steven Katz; directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Episode #6: “Start Calling Me Dad”
Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Sept. 19 (11:00 p.m., 12:50 a.m.), 20 (9:00 p.m., 12:10 a.m.), 21 (3:00 p.m.), 22 (8:00 p.m., 12:40 a.m.), 23 (10:00 p.m.) and 24 (9:00 p.m.), and Oct. 16 (12:35 a.m.)
After testing out a new procedure, Thackery and Bertie vow to reverse a series of failures in the operating theatre. Euphoric after helping Speight (David Fierro), Cornelia (Juliet Rylance) finds herself less than enthusiastic about her status as the future Mrs. Phillip Showalter. Thackery entertains a salesman’s pitch; Everett considers how to help Eleanor with her grief; Barrow haggles over used merchandise. Edwards finds his clinic, and his career, in jeopardy after a surprise encounter.
Written by Jack Amiel & Michael Begler; directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Episode #7: “Get the Rope”
Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Sept. 26 (11:00 p.m., 12:50 a.m.), 27 (9:00 p.m., midnight), 28 (3:30 p.m.), 29 (8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.) and 30 (10:00 p.m.), and Oct. 1 (9:00 p.m.) and 16 (1:30 a.m.)
The stabbing of a cop by a black man stirs up racial tension on the street and in the Knick, forcing Thackery and Edwards to take action. Everett returns to work and a changed OR; Barrow fears for Junia’s (Rachel Korine) safety; Cornelia is impressed with Edwards’ ingenuity; Lucy is escorted home.
Written by Jack Amiel & Michael Begler; directed by Steven Soderbergh.

-By Rebecca Murray

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