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Nip/Tuck - "Hannah Tedesco"

by Benjamin S. Aslinger

When the transplant must be removed from the girl’s face, Liz says, “I can’t find any music that feels appropriate right now.” This marks one of the few times the producers chose to not use music of any kind but use the diegetic sounds of the operating room, particularly the respirator and the heart monitor, over flashes of the surgical sequence. This notable exception to the program’s sonic style illustrates that while popular music licensing is the general trend in the program, producers do on occasion deviate in order to try something different.

Nip/Tuck - "Hannah Tedesco"

While Nip/Tuck is noted for its use of popular music in surgeries, occasionally producers break with convention for dramatic effect.

from Nip/Tuck (2005)
Creator: Ryan Murphy
Posted by Benjamin S. Aslinger