The Best Seasons of 'Nip/Tuck'

All the seasons of Nip/Tuck have been provocative, but which seasons really stand out? Sean McNamara and Christian Troy own a popular plastic-surgery center frequented by a bevy of beautiful women. Some of the most memorable episodes of Nip/Tuck come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. Some Nip/Tuck seasons focus on Sean's family life, while other good seasons focus on Christian's relationships. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of Nip/Tuck are, let's rank every Nip/Tuck season from best to worst.

Nip/Tuck is a medical drama created by Ryan Murphy. Nip/Tuck premiered on FX on July 22, 2003. Ending in 2010 after six seasons, Nip/Tuck aired a total of 100 episodes

Vote up your favorite seasons of Nip/Tuck, and vote down any seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite season of Nip/Tuck not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top. It can be painful to put one Nip/Tuck season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.


  • Nip/Tuck - Season 2
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    1
    72 VOTES

    Nip/Tuck - Season 2

    The second season of Nip/Tuck premiered on June 22, 2004 and contains 16 episodes. This season continues to find Sean and Christian pushing the limits of their personal and professional lives.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Erica Noughton," "Bobbi Broderick," and "Joan Rivers."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Christian breaks his nose in an unusual circumstance.
    • Matt's paternity is revealed.
    • Joan Rivers requests surgery reversals.
    72 votes
  • Nip/Tuck - Season 1
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    2
    69 VOTES

    Nip/Tuck - Season 1

    The first season of Nip/Tuck premiered on July 22, 2003 and contains 13 episodes. This season introduces viewers to the staff at McNamara/Troy plastic surgery center.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Pilot - McNamara/Troy," "Kurt Dempsey," and "Escobar Gallardo."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    • Christian takes $300,000 from a mobster with an unusual request.
    • Julia discovers that she is pregnant.
    • Sean and Christian get blackmailed.
    69 votes
  • Nip/Tuck - Season 3
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    3
    61 VOTES

    Nip/Tuck - Season 3

    The third season of Nip/Tuck premiered on September 20, 2005 and contains 15 episodes. This season finds Sean and Christian dealing with their professional and personal lives while a maniac named The Carver goes on a killing spree. 

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Momma Boone," "Madison Berg," and "Quentin Costa."

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • Christian becomes the prime suspect in the Carver case.
    • Sean and Christian help the victims of a plane crash.
    • The Carver's identity is revealed.
    61 votes
  • Nip/Tuck - Season 5
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    4
    43 VOTES

    Nip/Tuck - Season 5

    The fifth season of Nip/Tuck premiered on October 30, 2007 and contains 22 episodes that aired in two parts. This season finds Troy/McNamara relocating to Los Angeles.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Carly Summers," "Ronnie Chase," and "Giselle Blaylock & Legend Chandler."

    Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

    • Sean gets attacked by Colleen.
    • Kimber goes back to her old ways.
    • Julia has a life transformation.
    43 votes
  • Nip/Tuck - Season 4
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    5
    41 VOTES

    Nip/Tuck - Season 4

    The fourth season of Nip/Tuck premiered on September 5, 2006 and contains 15 episodes. This season primarily focuses on Julia and Sean coping with the arrival of their new baby.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Cindy Plumb," "Reefer," and "Gala Gallardo."

    Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

    • Burt agrees to allow Christian and Michelle to have sex, on one condition.
    • Julia has an affair with Marlowe.
    • Julia moves to New York.
    41 votes
  • Nip/Tuck - Season 6
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    6
    22 VOTES

    Nip/Tuck - Season 6

    The sixth and final season of Nip/Tuck premiered on October 14, 2009 and contains 19 episodes. This season finds Sean and Christian getting creative to cope with a tough economy.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Don Hoberman," "Lola Wlodkowski," and "Hiro Yoshimura."

    Memorable moments from Season 6 include:

    • Kimber commits suicide.
    • Ava returns as Matt prepares to get married.
    • Sean and Christian dissolve their partnership.
    22 votes