In the pilot, portrayed Dr. The widow and single mother struggling day after day an uphill battle on many fronts. Meanwhile, Ray's on thin ice when he works as a medic at a hockey game; Tom escorts a date to a charity function; and Bobbie offers a helping hand to the homeless Isabel. The show followed African-American nurse Christina Hawthrone played by Jada Pickett-Smith who worked as the Chief Nursing Officer in a hospital in Richmond,Va. The program was initially going to be called Time Heals.
Ray dislikes the fact that Candy is going out for drinks with Larry, because Larry tricked her. At the beginning of the first season, it is exactly a year since she lost her husband. Miller July 14, 2009 2009-07-14 3. By the end of season two, the couple reunites after Christina finds out she is pregnant and they become engaged. Meanwhile, Kelly tangles with an ornery and demanding patient Cloris Leachman ; and Bobbie mulls over starting a romance with a handsome paramedic. Later, Amanda goes and sees Christina and they take Camille to the ocean to say goodbye to Michael's ashes.
Tom Wakefield in the series. Camille is shadowing Amanda for the day, but that goes downhill when John talks badly about Christina and Amanda agrees. Archived from on June 21, 2011. Archived from on July 25, 2009. Elsewhere, Ray serves as personal nurse to Christina's mother-in-law, who, unbeknownst to Christina, has been hospitalized. All the while, Christina is taking care of a woman who looks like her boyfriend is abusing her.
She then has to drive him to the hospital when he has unbearable heartburn. During the first season we are introduced to Christina's friend and later love interest Dr. Christina is told to lay off 6 nurses and as she is working out a solution to save money without firing anyone, Kelly is called out by Dr. Season 1, Episode 4 July 7, 2009 Season 1, Episode 4 July 7, 2009 Christina races to save a woman and her child in the wake of a car accident. The first season of the show, we learn that nurse Hawthrone is a widow trying to raise her teenage daughter while trying to keep her personal life and professional life together.
Tom Wakefield, director of medicine. Season 1, Episode 5 July 14, 2009 Season 1, Episode 5 July 14, 2009 Christina cares for a young heart patient while squaring off against the arrogant surgeon working the case. Season 1, Episode 9 August 11, 2009 Season 1, Episode 9 August 11, 2009 Budget battles pit Christina against Morrissey, who demands that Christina lay off six nurses by day's end. Bobbie allows Isabel to sleep at her house with devastating concequences. It is decided the boy needs to go into foster care until his mother is better, but Christina, backed up by Bobbie, say he is not medically ready. At the beginning it is clear that her life is anything but simple.
We are introduced to her closest friends and to Tom Wakefield, a doctor who once took care of her ailing husband and harbors feelings for her. Ray is assigned her private nurse and Christina is not told what is happening. Christina has to get along with new bosses this go round. One staffer who could take a hit is Kelly, who lands in hot water after refuting a doctor's treatment. With each patient getting a different doctor, it is up to Christina to prove that the symptoms have the same cause, before the boy receives the wrong medicine and the mother goes into surgery. It has to do daily to patients receiving terrible happened partly suffering from cancer or no longer want to live. Tom is told to fire a doctor that has been working there for over 30 years.
The pair briefly break-up and start seeing other people. As Christina's walking away from the pier the season ends with one last surprise. Will said to take the meeting and see. The truth is much more shocking than his imagination. Christina also must try to find time to deal with her husband's death. Meanwhile, Hawthorne helps a homeless woman and her ill infant.
Christina shockingly has something close to a mental breakdown. Bobbie, who Christina left in charge while she was butting heads with the budget lawyer, is forced to uplift the nurses spirits, even though she does not want to. At the end of season three, Renata is shot at Christina's home and all the viewer hears is a car puling away as she cries for help. The boy later flat lines and has to be revived. No wonder that even the tough Christina often grabs the frustration. Kelly tends to a man with a worried wife.
And Ray finagles work time with the sweet Candy, but a demanding patient continually pulls him away. The widowed Hawthorne also deals with her rebellious daughter Hannah Hodson and her former mother-in-law Joanna Cassidy. Season 1, Episode 1 June 16, 2009 Season 1, Episode 1 June 16, 2009 The life of a headstrong yet empathetic chief nursing officer named Christina Hawthorne Jada Pinkett Smith is charted in this hospital drama. The child's father, also a teenager, shows up and is desiring custody of the baby, even willing to pay the mother for it. Meanwhile, a cancer patient takes a surprising turn for the better; Kelly gets lost in the labyrinthine hospital; and a conniving Camille pushes to attend a class trip. Hawthorne season 1 episode 5 The Sense of Belonging Christina squares off with an arrogant surgeon who is working on the case of a young heart patient she is caring for. By June 6, 2009, the program's title had been changed to Hawthorne.
And as Bobbie tries to enhance her reputation by enlisting a smooth-talking investment manager to help with fundraising, Christina's strong feelings for Nick threaten her marriage. During season three her daughter, who is going to college now and working at the hospital, falls for a doctor who is in the process of a divorce, Christina is fired and replaced by a fellow co-worker and friend, and her life is being threaten by an unknown criminal. Since Camille thinks she is being too hard, Christina enlists Kelly's help, who, it turns out, has a serious problem with road rage. Candy has something important to say to Ray, who is afraid that Dr. It is later revealed that her son is autistic and Christina tries to find a solution that works for both of them. Season 1, Episode 3 June 30, 2009 Season 1, Episode 3 June 30, 2009 Christina offers a helping hand to a son who's unwilling to accept that his mother is dying. The two start an affair and Christina finds herself in love with two men: her husband and Officer Renta.