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-Therapist Dr. Dani Santino kicks her husband out after realizing that he has multiple mistresses. As the divorce gets messy, Dani tries to drum up new clients to pay her bills.

-She meets Matthew, a trainer for the Hawks football team. He brings Dani on board to help Terrence King, the team's star receiver who can't catch a football.

-Terrence avoids his issues by running to a strip club in Atlantic City. The team's fixer, Nico brings Dani to Terrence. Terrence eventually consents to therapy. After learning to face his anger issues concerning his past, he catches the ball and scores a touchdown.

-Dani's ex has her followed by a sleazy PI. Nico pays the guy off to go away.

-Dani's daughter, Lindsey is failing school. She drives without a license and gets into a minor accident. Dani considers quitting her new practice to help her daughter. Lindsey overhears and feels guilty.

-After her success with Terrence, Matthew offers her new clients on the team. Lindsey tells her not to quit and Dani accepts the new job.

Necessary Roughness
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Necessary Roughness Season 1 Episode 1 Quotes

When you are making a living as a hooker, then you can dig this out of storage.


No matter who you are, no matter how much protective gear you wear, at some point you're gonna get the living crap kicked out of you.