New Amsterdam

Season 1 Episode 8

Love Hurts

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Apr 14, 2008 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • Flashbacks reveal that John was a con man/grifter in 1927, using the name "Mr. Johnson" and the moniker of "Johnny on the Spot."

    • Hell's Gate

      It's a small strait located in New York Harbor, specifically in the East River.

  • Quotes

    • John: You broker coffee.
      Browning: I trade coffee futures.
      John: Not interested in the past.
      Browning: The past is for suckers.

    • (as John swims nude)
      Eva: New York State Penal Code, 245.01.
      John: Is this a test?
      Eva: Bans public nudity, unless you're breastfeeding.
      John: Well, I use a pump.

    • Callie: Bad way to die. Ten minutes ago, you're taking your kid to school and now this.
      Eva: I didn't know you had kids.
      Callie: You don't think I'm the maternal type?
      Eva: I didn't say that.
      Callie: Well, you're right, I'm not. But I'm just saying every kid has a mother somewhere. (John arrives) Of course, I'm not so sure about him.

    • Callie: (after John has a flashback) Amsterdam, where do you go when you do that? It's like you're here but you're not here.
      John: It's because I'm there.

    • John: Just because you look older, Omar, doesn't mean you are. I can do without the advice.

    • (discussing a case)
      Eva: Sounds like a ground ball.
      John: Maybe. I hate baseball metaphors.
      Santori: FYI, I told Burnett that you're at psychological counseling.
      Eva: Wishful thinking.

    • (toasting)
      John: To actors.
      Olivia: Whatever their profession.

    • Nash: If you come across him, watch your ass. He's armed and dangerous.
      John: What a coincidence. So are we.

    • Callie: Where do you think you're going?
      John: Therapy. I'm working through my feelings of homicidal rage.

    • Kayla: Actually, I have a client. Pilates.
      John: Contrology. Union of mind and body. Created during World War I to help wounded vets. Worked for me.

    • Olivia: Ah, your scars. Does each one come with a story?
      John: What can I say? I'm easily hurt.
      Olivia: Ditto. Falling for a grifter is a recipe with for heartbreak.
      John: Ditto with actresses.
      Olivia: You never know what's real.
      John: Exactly.

    • John: (to Callie) I won't kiss your ass, which isn't that great by the way. The way you twitch it around here, you'd think it's one of the seven wonders of the modern world.

    • Sara: (to John) That bullet, when it went through your heart, it killed something. It killed us.

    • Omar: (John, naked, steps from a pool and Omar throws him a towel) Ain't you got no shame?
      John: No.
      Omar: What if some kid walked in, saw you in your particulars?
      John: Well, he'd get what he deserved for sneaking into a closed facility.
      Omar: That's what you're doin'.
      John: Well, I have a key.
      Omar: From 1935.

    • Callie: Amsterdam, I only want to know one thing.
      John: Um-hum?
      Callie: Did you mean what you said about my ass?

  • Notes

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