Quacks
Season 1

s01e01 / The Duke's Tracheotomy

15th Aug '17 - 10:00pm
The Duke's Tracheotomy

Robert is a domineering, showman surgeon - a rock star of his age - who is almost as brilliant as he thinks he is. He can pack out an operating theatre and take off a leg in 92 seconds. But after a botched amputation, Robert is put under pressure by the royal physician, Dr Hendrick. So John, a drug-addled dentist who is trying to create the world's first anaesthetic, convinces Robert to use potentially lethal ether in a prestigious and pioneering operation.

403 have watched this episode

s01e02 / The Lady's Abscess

22nd Aug '17 - 10:00pm
The Lady's Abscess

Caroline bags an invitation to meet her hero, Charles Dickens. William finds himself in an awkward position when he exaggerates how much of a fan he is - he hasn't read a single page. An excruciating evening ensues when William escorts Caroline to a dinner party at Dickens's house.

332 have watched this episode

s01e03 / The Madman’s Trial

29th Aug '17 - 10:00pm
The Madman’s Trial

William stages a mock trial to cure a deluded patient, while Robert looks to advance his reputation by securing the backing of a wealthy female patron.

323 have watched this episode

s01e04 / The Indian Mesmerist

5th Sep '17 - 10:00pm
The Indian Mesmerist

Caroline arranges for herself and William to meet a charismatic hypnotist at a local curry house for a demonstration of his powers.

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s01e05 / The Bishop’s Appendix

12th Sep '17 - 10:00pm
The Bishop’s Appendix

Robert has a problematic patient - the Bishop of Lambeth needs his appendix removed or he will die. But he won't agree to pain relief or surgery.

307 have watched this episode

s01e06 / The Physician's Hernia

19th Sep '17 - 10:00pm
The Physician's Hernia

When William's childhood friend Mina puts pressure on William to marry her, he has a difficult moral decision to make.

308 have watched this episode
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