Entertainment's Most Legendary Nurses
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By Melissa Hunter
Taylor Schilling stars in the new hospital drama "Mercy" (airing Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on NBC) which is a show all about nurses. She plays Veronica Callahan, a strong-willed, compassionate Iraq veteran who seems to know more than most of the surgeons in her hospital.
While doctors seem to get most of the spotlight, Taylor joins the ranks of legendary unsung medical heroes in movie and TV history. In honor of the show, we take a look back at the most heroic, hilarious, and downright creepy nurses that have made their mark on pop culture.