Nurse Jackie Episode Guides
After their custody meeting, Jackie rear-ends Kevin and wakes up as a patient in her own ER. Kevin accuses her of using. Coop begins covering for Carrie and taking on a lot more work. When Carrie checks on Jackie, she writes her a prescription for Oxy, unaware she's an addict. The most unlikely person asks Jackie out on a date.
Happy Fucking Birthday
Some victims of a bus accident are treated, two doctors are added to the rotation and Akalitus gives Eddie his job back. Meanwhile, O'Hara is happy that she gets to spend some time with her son.
Luck of the Drawing
Kevin wants full custody; A patient from the bus crash is back after she contracted sepsis while at All Saints and Coop is upset that he isn't named Chief of the ER and wants to quit but Jackie tells him he'll only get respect if he mans up. Meanwhile, Jackie is overwhelmed by the day and vents to the only person who will understand.
Kevin interrupts Jackie and Frank's night. Akalitus' blood results are in and her memory loss is a result of a medication she's been taking. Zoey helps Prentiss organize his disaster of an office. Meanwhile, Jackie is convinced that Grace is sneaking behind her back to see Danny, but Grace assures her they broke up. Frank urges Jackie to work on her issues - so she attends an AA meeting.
A heavily medicated Jane Doe is brought into the ER and Jackie tasks Zoey with finding out who she is. Coop invites Carrie to dinner. Jackie faces conflict with both her daughters - Fiona has been acting out in class while Grace sneaks around the city with her older boyfriend.
Frank picked up an extra shift and has to cancel his lunch date with Jackie. Meanwhile, Zoey hears Coop and Carrie having sex. Akalitus forgets to hire an escort for a psych patient who ends up laying waste to the pharmacy and later, Jackie worries about Frank when she hears the news that a cop has been shot.
Jackie is nervous about her date with Frank, so Zoey and Thor help her get ready and Eddie offers some friendly pointers. Prentiss misdiagnoses an injured dancer, but Akalitus and Coop catch his mistake before the patient leaves. Mike Cruz calls Jackie in a moment of need.
Walk of Shame
Jackie and Grace both have to recover from their nights of indiscretion. Carrie uses flashcards to strengthen her skills but then cons Coop into doing more of her work anyway. Cruz arrives for his exit interview, putting everyone on edge. Jackie tries to tell Cruz what they did was a mistake, but he won't hear any of it.
Jackie and Frank have sex. Kevin finds a bag of pills in Grace's bag.
The fifth season ends with Jackie celebrating her one-year anniversary of being sober. But her joy is cut short when she fights with Frank. Later, Zoey becomes rigid around Prentiss; and Jackie takes something that doesn't belong to her.
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