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The Bells and Whistles 

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The level of collaboration at "Bombshell" and "Hit List" are taking divergent paths. Derek has his big budget sensibility in directing "Hit List" and is able to stick to his vision within ... See full summary »

Director:

Craig Zisk

Writers:

Theresa Rebeck (creator), Garson Kanin (based on the novel by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Debra Messing ... Julia Houston
Jack Davenport ... Derek Wills
Katharine McPhee ... Karen Cartwright
Christian Borle ... Tom Levitt
Megan Hilty ... Ivy Lynn
Jeremy Jordan ... Jimmy Collins
Anjelica Huston ... Eileen Rand
Leslie Odom Jr. ... Sam Strickland
Krysta Rodriguez ... Ana Vargas
Andy Mientus ... Kyle Bishop
Jesse L. Martin ... Scott Nichols
Daphne Rubin-Vega ... Agnes
Jamey Sheridan ... Richard Francis
Wesley Taylor ... Bobby
Savannah Wise ... Jessica
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The level of collaboration at "Bombshell" and "Hit List" are taking divergent paths. Derek has his big budget sensibility in directing "Hit List" and is able to stick to his vision within the limited budget. However, that vision doesn't sit well with Jimmy, who voices his opposition. Their relationship is further negatively affected by Derek's hands off statement concerning Karen, who doesn't know why Jimmy has not approached her romantically. On the other hand, Tom, now the director of "Bombshell", wants to please everyone, especially his new star Ivy, by listening to and incorporating their ideas. However, Tom's juggling act has its own problems, especially in trying to incorporate an idea more for his own personal rather than professional reason. Derek and Tom may have to find a common middle ground for both their productions to succeed. Meanwhile, Julia is trying to mend a fifteen year estrangement with Scott. And Eileen, who has regained production control of "Bombshell", is ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Drama | Musical

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Quotes

Karen Cartwright: Let me ask you a serious question.
[backs out:]
Karen Cartwright: Should we have one more drink?
Jimmy Collins: [takes glass from her] Yeah, I think you've had enough for tonight.
Karen Cartwright: Come on. This is the first time we've been out in ages, and you've been blowing me off lately.
Jimmy Collins: Yeah, I know.
Karen Cartwright: Why? Do you like me or not?
Jimmy Collins: Of course I like you.
Karen Cartwright: No. I mean... Do you like me?
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Let Me Be Your Star
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Written by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman
Performed by Megan Hilty
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