It’s Gonna Hurt: Viewers All Notice The Same Thing About Episode Four
Viewers who saw episode four of the new BBC comedy-drama This is Going to Hurt on Monday night all noticed the same thing about the episode…
the BBCthe new medical comedy This is going to hurtcontinued its fourth episode on Monday night and viewers all noticed the same thing about the episode.
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The series, based on the bestselling novel by Adam Kay, follows a fictionalized version of Adam as he tries to balance his personal life with his job as a young doctor in a labor ward.
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The final episode saw Adam’s consultant, Mr. Lockhart, throw him under the bus after deciding not to take responsibility for his mistake amid Erika’s complaint. Adam digs himself an even bigger hole after his attempt to convince Erika to drop the complaint backfires and his sister berates him.
Things take a dramatic turn, however, when Adam is forced into an emergency delivery on A&E’s floor and ends up saving the life of a pregnant woman. When Erika’s sister sees the incident unfold, she agrees to drop the complaint. Meanwhile, Shruti wonders if she’s cut out for the job.
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While most viewers took to Twitter to praise the episode, some noticed that writer Adam Kay made an appearance in the episode, appearing as an angry cyclist who verbally assaults the Doctor. Adam on his way to work.
The real Adam Kay makes an appearance in episode four
One person tweeted: “Did we just spy on @amateuradam in episode 4 of #thisisgoingtohurt?while another added, “Did I just see @amateuradam sneak in a little cameo on episode four of #ThisIsGoingToHurt?”
Another viewer commented, “Omg I can’t believe I missed THE Adam Kay playing the cyclist at the start of episode four!”
Other fans also took to Twitter to applaud the moving episode, with one person writing, “#ThisIsGoingToHurt Just watched tonight’s episode. It’s hard to watch in some places but fantastic in others. others. The whole cast is brilliant,” while another added, “I know I say this every week, but #ThisIsGoingToHurt is outstanding. They weave so much into every episode. It’s awesome.”
Viewers praised the moving episode
A third fan hailed the episode as the best of the series: “Smashing episode, best yet.”
Many viewers also commented on the particularly touching scene that saw Adam go into emergency after a mother-to-be collapsed on A&E. One person wrote: “The A&E scene in episode four of #ThisIsGoingToHurt is incredibly moving. Beautifully written by @amateuradam and beautifully performed by Ben Whishaw.”
Another fan added: “Episode four of #ThisIsGoingToHurt – the best episode so far. The lady collapsing at the reception – what an amazing and moving piece of television. The BBC at its best. I love the whole series.”
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