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Hawthorne Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

10 Episodes 2009 - 2009

Christina Hawthorne (Jada Pinkett Smith), a headstrong yet empathetic Chief Nursing Officer at a Richmond Trinity Hospital, is the focus of this medical drama. The first season opens with the widowed heroine coping with the first anniversary of her late husband's death, but that doesn't stop her from racing to prevent a cancer patient's suicide attempt. As the season progresses Christina must deal with her rebellious daughter, Camille (Hannah Hodson), her former mother-in-law (Joanna Cassidy) and the day-to-day operations of the busy hospital and nursing staff she oversees.

Episode 1


Tue, Jun 16, 2009 60 mins

The life of a headstrong yet empathetic chief nursing officer named Christina Hawthorne (Jada Pinkett Smith) is charted in this hospital drama. The series opens with Hawthorne trying to prevent a cancer patient's suicide attempt. The widowed Hawthorne also deals with her rebellious daughter (Hannah Hodson) and her former mother-in-law (Joanna Cassidy). Meanwhile, Hawthorne helps a homeless woman and her ill infant.

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Episode 2

Healing Time

Tue, Jun 23, 2009 60 mins

A brain-aneurysm patient (Malcolm-Jamal Warner) spirals into dementia and comes to believe Christina is his wife, and Christina then grows attached to him. Meanwhile, Kelly tangles with an ornery and demanding patient (Cloris Leachman); and Bobbie mulls over starting a romance with a handsome paramedic.

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Episode 3


Tue, Jun 30, 2009 60 mins

Christina offers a helping hand to a son who's unwilling to accept that his mother is dying. Meanwhile, Bobbie guides young and inexperienced Kelly through a disturbing case involving an infant who ingested rubbing alcohol. And Ray finagles work time with the sweet Candy, but a demanding patient continually pulls him away.

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Episode 4

All the Wrong Places

Tue, Jul 7, 2009 60 mins

Christina races to save a woman and her child in the wake of a car accident. But in a bizarre turn of events, the two victims develop a sudden paralysis seemingly unrelated to their accident injuries. Meanwhile, a cancer patient takes a surprising turn for the better; Kelly gets lost in the labyrinthine hospital; and a conniving Camille pushes to attend a class trip.

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Episode 5

The Sense of Belonging

Tue, Jul 14, 2009 60 mins

Christina cares for a young heart patient while squaring off against the arrogant surgeon working the case. Elsewhere, Ray serves as personal nurse to Christina's mother-in-law, who, unbeknownst to Christina, has been hospitalized. Kelly tends to a man with a worrying wife.

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Episode 6

Trust Me

Tue, Jul 21, 2009 60 mins

It's frenetic pandemonium at the hospital when another Richmond emergency room shuts down, forcing Christina and crew to care for an onrush of extra patients. One patient turns out to be Camille's school friend, who appears to have a drug problem. And a reporter plans to pen a revealing piece on the ER, with Ray serving as the inside source.

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Episode 7

Night Moves

Tue, Jul 28, 2009 60 mins

A custody battle rages between two couples over a mother's unborn child---with Christina stuck in the middle of the drama. Meanwhile, Ray's on thin ice when he works as a medic at a hockey game; Tom escorts a date to a charity function; and Bobbie offers a helping hand to the homeless Isabel.

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Episode 8

No Guts, No Glory

Tue, Aug 4, 2009 60 mins

Christina assists a woman who was possibly abused by her boyfriend, but surprising details emerge in the case. Elsewhere, Bobbie treats a bigot suffering from abdominal pains; Ray cares for a biker facing possible paralysis after a motorcycle accident; and Kelly gears up to give Camille a driving lesson. Guest stars include Sarah Lancaster, Reid Scott and Judy Reyes.

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Episode 9

Mother's Day

Tue, Aug 11, 2009 60 mins

Budget battles pit Christina against Morrissey, who demands that Christina lay off six nurses by day's end. One staffer who could take a hit is Kelly, who lands in hot water after refuting a doctor's treatment. Ultimately, attention turns to a terrible tragedy in the ER.

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Episode 10

Hello and Goodbye

Tue, Aug 18, 2009 60 mins

Christina comforts her friend David, whose cancer has returned, and tries to bust through red tape to place David in a new clinical trial. Meanwhile, Kelly struggles to bid farewell to a special patient, and Candy springs shocking news on Ray.

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