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Nip/Tuck - "Stuck in the Middle with You"

by Benjamin S. Aslinger

Popular music achieves some of its representational power from the lyrical allusion to embodiment, but this is not the only way that popular music affects meaning in the series. Popular songs that have been previously featured in high profile soundtracks carry their previous significations into Nip/Tuck.

Nip/Tuck - "Stuck in the Middle with You"

This clip capitalizes on the track's association with Reservoir Dogs in order to reframe surgical aesthetics and our understanding of plastic surgery in the series.

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