The Clinic

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  • 2010
  • 7 Seasons
  • 6.8  (510)

The Clinic is a medical drama television series that aired on RTE One in Ireland from 2003 to 2009. The show was created by Paul Donovan, who is also known for creating the hit Canadian television series, "Da Vinci's Inquest." The show takes place in a Dublin-based medical center, which is referred to as "The Clinic." Each episode focuses on various medical cases that come into the clinic and the doctors who treat them. The show explores the personal and professional lives of the doctors and how their lives intertwine with their work.

One of the main characters of the show is Dr. Ed Costello, who is played by actor Chris O'Dowd. He is a young, ambitious doctor who is dedicated to his work but also struggles with personal issues, such as his past relationship with his ex-girlfriend and the death of his parents.

Another main character is Aisling O'Sullivan, who is played by Saoirse Ronan. She is a young medical student who is doing her work experience at the clinic. Throughout the series, Aisling learns about the complexity of medicine and how to handle challenging cases.

Other notable characters on the show include Dr. Cathy Costello, who is Ed's sister and also a doctor at the clinic, Dr. Andrew Fitzgerald, who is Cathy's ex-boyfriend, and Dr. Claire Mullan, who is Ed's love interest.

One of the unique aspects of The Clinic is how it addresses social issues that affect the medical world. The show explores topics such as abortion, mental health, alcoholism, and cancer, among others. The show does not shy away from showing the complexities and ethical dilemmas that doctors face when dealing with these issues.

The Clinic was well-received by audiences and critics alike. The cast was praised for their performances, particularly O'Dowd and Ronan, who were both relatively unknown at the time. The show was also praised for its realistic portrayal of the medical world and its willingness to tackle difficult topics.

Overall, The Clinic is a compelling medical drama series that explores the personal and professional lives of doctors in a Dublin-based medical center. The show addresses social issues that affect the medical field and does so in a realistic and thought-provoking way. The show's talented cast and engaging storylines make it a must-watch for anyone who enjoys medical dramas.

The Clinic is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (64 episodes). The series first aired on August 31, 2010.

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Episode 8
8. Episode 8
August 31, 2015
Dan packs up his flat and prepares to leave Clarence Street for good. When he goes into his surgery, Dan is faced with Diarmaid and Lucille- whom claim they had been shot in a disagreement over poker.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
August 31, 2015
All hell breaks loose when a caller asks Clodagh on her live radio show if it's true that a doctor in the Clinic has infected a patient with HIV. Daisy and Dan discuss how best to proceed with this potentially disastrous publicity.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
August 31, 2015
It is Dr. Edel Swift's first day at Clarence Street and her minor injuries clinic proves a huge success with patients attending in their droves.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
August 31, 2015
Alice is nowhere to be seen following her break-up with Dan -who already appears to have Daisy in his sights. However, when Daisy refuses to go with Dan to the Plastics¢‚¬„¢ Society annual dinner, Dan is chastened and hurt.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
August 31, 2015
Franny collapses, prompting Terry to ask Ruairi to move back home. Grace reveals to Franny that his tumor has unexpectedly grown leaving him only weeks to live.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
August 31, 2015
Dan is in a confident mood on the morning of the medical council enquiry, as he turns down Alice's offer of moral support. However, when Daisy learns of the enquiry, she won't take no for an answer and insists on accompanying him.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
August 31, 2015
With his Medical Council Enquiry looming, Dan's confidence takes a further knock at the hands of his peers at St. Matthews. Determined to move away from the aesthetics side of plastic surgery, Dan invests his own money to secure a high profile operation for an African aid charity, Geal.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
August 31, 2015
Dan spends the night in a cell having been questioned by the Gardai on suspicion of the murder of Niall Boylan. Dan is released without charge only to be confronted by Niall's brother Derek, who warns Dan that he will pay for murdering his brother.
Where to Watch The Clinic
The Clinic is available for streaming on the AttentionSpan.TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Clinic on demand at Apple TV Channels and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 31, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (510)