The Knick: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Aug 08
2014

Method and Madness

In New York City hospital, accomplished Dr. John W. Thackery is named chief surgeon and is pressured by a major benefactor to hire a black doctor as his top assistant.

2 Aug 15
2014

Mr. Paris Shoes

Already fuming over the hospital’s faulty new electrical system, Thackery tasks Herman Barrow, the Knick’s crooked superintendent, to deliver more cadavers so that…

3 Aug 22
2014

The Busy Flea

Thackery weighs performing surgery on a former flame, and orders Gallinger and Chickering to experiment on pigs. Barrow goes to extremes in order to pay off a debt and recover…

4 Sep 05
2014

Where's the Dignity?

Edwards forces Thackery’s hand during surgery, angering Eleanor. In recovery, Abigail regrets her past choices involving Thackery. Cleary and Sister Harriet strike one deal, th…

5 Sep 12
2014

They Capture the Heat

Barrow looks to pay down a debt by treating one of Collier’s wounded men at the Knick, and tries to convince Captain Robertson to invest in a new Edison invention. Still margin…

6 Sep 19
2014

Start Calling Me Dad

After testing out a new procedure, Thackery and Bertie vow to reverse a series of failures in the operating theatre. Euphoric after helping Speight, Cornelia finds herself less…

7 Sep 26
2014

Get the Rope

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…

8 Oct 03
2014

Working Late a Lot

Already on edge due to a city-wide run on cocaine, Thackery worries that Dr. Levi Zinberg, a Jewish surgeon and inventor, will steal his spotlight at the next New York Surgical…

9 Oct 10
2014

The Golden Lotus

A late-night crime sheds unfavorable light on the Knick, forcing Robertson to come up with hush money. Lucy goes to extremes to get drugs for an increasingly desperate Thackery…

10 Oct 17
2014

Crutchfield

Refusing to collaborate with Dr. Zinberg on blood-transfusion research, an increasingly paranoid Thackery pushes himself to the limit, and beyond, in an effort to “solve the ri…

About The Knick

Set in downtown New York in 1900, ‘The Knick’ is a new Cinemax drama series from Academy Award and Emmy-winning director Steven Soderbergh. It is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics.

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