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There are so many good episodes of Nurse Jackie, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Flight" the best, or is "Soul" your favorite episode of Nurse Jackie? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Nurse Jackie are, let's rank every Nurse Jackie episode from best to worst.

Starring Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie was a Showtime series centered on Jackie Peyton, an emergency nurse working at All Saints' Hospital in New York City. The series premiered on June 8, 2009 and concluded after seven seasons on June 28, 2015. For her portrayal as "Nurse Jackie," Falco was nominated for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series" six times, taking the award home in 2010.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Nurse Jackie, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Nurse Jackie episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Sidecars and Spermicide is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 6 Episode 10: Jackie's drug use intensifies as the DEA zeroes in on a suspect.

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Nurse Jackie: Jackie and the W... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 7 Episode 10: An unexpected knock at the door puts Jackie and Eddie in jeopardy.

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Nurse Jackie: I Say a Little P... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 7 Episode 12: Jackie gets offered a job - and wants Zoey to come with her. Series finale.

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Handle Your Scandal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 4 Episode 10: In the Season Four finale, Cruz purposely pushes Jackie to the breaking point and uses her reaction as grounds to fire her, despite the staff's protests. Jackie enrolls Grace in public school. O'Hara goes into labor and Jackie joins her but is soon pulled away when Charlie enters the E.R. as a patient.

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Flight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 6 Episode 12: Coop gets a surprise. Jackie hits the road. Season finale.

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Nurse Jackie: Coop Out is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 7 Episode 5: Jackie stirs up trouble for the developers. Coop preps for his last day.

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Teachable Moments is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 5 Episode 7: Akalitus forgets to hire an escort for a psych patient who ends up laying waste to the pharmacy.

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Happy F*Cking Birthday is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 5 Episode 1: Season 5 premiere. An overturned bus makes for a crazy day at All Saints as two new doctors join the staff.

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Day of the Iguana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 4 Episode 7: Jackie meets her high-powered divorce lawyer, and is told to play hardball with Kevin if she wants to keep her kids. Eddie becomes an unwilling participant in the Peyton divorce battle. Having a hard time breaking off her engagement to Lenny, Zoey surveys her coworkers for the right breakup strategy.

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Sisterhood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 6 Episode 11: Jackie reluctantly attends Kevin's wedding. Carrie makes demands on Coop.

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Healthcare & Cinema is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 1 Episode 12: Kevin makes a special event of giving Jackie a new wedding ring; the comatose movie critic wakes up but his tastes have changed; Eddie learns the truth.

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Nurse Jackie: Deal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 7 Episode 2: Jackie gets inventive, setting her sights on returning to All Saints.

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...Deaf Blind Tumor Pee-Test is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 3 Episode 12: Akalitus is all over the staff: HR has mandated a urine sample from all the nurses. Jackie keeps dodging her. Coop's wedding is today and Jackie has forgotten to get the cake. Jackie is avoiding the inevitable conversation her husband is determined to have with her. Coop's bride stands him up at the altar. Akalitus finally gets Jackie to take a pee test just as Kevin arrives at the hospital.

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Heart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 5 Episode 9: Jackie and Frank have sex for the first time and he tells her he loves her.

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Soul is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 5 Episode 10: Season 5 finale. It's Jackie's one year anniversary of sobriety and she and Frank fight about their relationship.

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Love Jungle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 6 Episode 4: Jackie goes off the deep end over Kevin's fiancé. Frank discloses a secret.

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Rat on a Cheeto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 6 Episode 7: Jackie is ambushed by Antoinette. Coop's dream finally comes true.

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Nancy Wood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 6 Episode 6: Jackie's fake identity is compromised. Prentiss plans a date with Zoey.

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Are Those Feathers? is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 4 Episode 9: Grace argues with Jackie about enrolling in a new public school. Cruz claims Jackie will mess up again. O'Hara's hemorrhage patient needs surgery but she wants to leave to pick up her father, who slipped and fell. Jackie wants to hire temp nurses because All Saints is understaffed, but Cruz doesn't allow it.

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Rag and Bone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 6 Episode 5: Zoey confronts Prentiss. Jackie pops a surprising question to Frank.

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Nurse Jackie: Vigilante Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 7 Episode 11: Jackie is forced to perform a procedure on her own. Zoey learns a secret.

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Good Thing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 5 Episode 5: Jackie is nervous about her date with Frank, so Zoey and Thor help her get ready and Eddie offers some friendly pointers.

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Candyman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 6 Episode 9: Frank warns Jackie about a DEA investigation. Antoinette turns to Eddie.

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Chaud & Froid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 4 Episode 8: Jackie comes clean to Cruz about rehab while they tend to an intoxicated Charlie. Charlie bargains with Cruz for Jackie's job, then returns to rehab. Faulty air conditioning puts the entire staff on edge.

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Kettle-Kettle-Black-Black is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of Nurse Jackie
Season 4 Episode 1: It's business as usual at All Saints, except for one small detail: the hospital has been purchased by the multinational corporation Quantum Bay, and the new director -- the handsome-but-serious Mike Cruz -- has arrived for his first day of work with a lengthy to-do list.