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Nip/Tuck - "A Sorta Fairytale"

by Benjamin S. Aslinger

Using music that is well known to target demographics deepens narrative comprehension for specific audiences and works to treat embodiment and plastic surgery as politically and socially contested terms within the series. This sequence also exhibits one common pattern of music licensing in contemporary television drama, where an extended song clip accompanies a montage to close the episode.

Nip/Tuck - "A Sorta Fairytale"

This clip uses Tori Amos's "A Sorta Fairytale" to critique the politics of embodiment.

from Nip/Tuck, "Sophia Lopez Part II" (2003)
Creator: Ryan Murphy
Posted by Benjamin S. Aslinger