Critic Consensus: "Where's the Dignity?" delivers another electric hour of melodrama for The Knick, solidifying character relationships and following through on the tension built in previous episodes.
as Dr. John W. Thackery
as Dr. Algernon Edwards
as Lucy Elkins
as Herman Barrow
as Cornelia Robertson
as Dr. Bertram "Bertie" Chickering Jr.
as Tom Cleary
as Sister Harriet
as Dr. Everett Gallinger
as Jacob Speight
as Eleanor Gallinger
as Capt. August Robertson
as Dr. J.M. Christiansen
as Jesse Edwards
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Critic reviews for Where's the Dignity?
So after weeks of simmering tension, The Knick finally came to blows this Friday night. Unfortunately it was Doctor Gallinger who gave Doctor Edwards a black eye, and not the other way around, but hey, we can't have everything.
Where's the Dignity - picks up more or less where we left off: crackling energy, unsettling tension, and another amazing dialogue-free visual sequence.
While it stumbles around in a few places and makes some regrettable choices in dialogue, 'Where's the Dignity?' is at least commendable for working so hard to define the narrative's core relationships as well as the characters in them.
The more they veer away from the hospital itself, the less interesting The Knick becomes.
The Knick is finally beginning to take shape outside of its style and score... The characters are starting to shine through more.
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