Sports Night, Season 1Closed Captioning
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Starring Peter Krause and Josh Charles as the anchors of a sports television program, this critically acclaimed sitcom is not at all about sports, but about the show's frantic, quirky characters and the often difficult ethical questions they face. The Emmy Award-winning comedy series from creator Aaron Sorkin ("The West Wing") ran on ABC for two seasons, offering a witty behind-the-scenes look at the production of a TV show.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoPilot||Casey begins to slow down at the job, due to his impending divorce. The staff tries to get him out of his haze and J.J. and the network brass threaten to fire him. At the same time Casey himself thinks about leaving until he witnesses that he'd only do this for the wrong reasons. Dana hires a new associate producer, neurotic, but brilliant Jeremy Goodwin. Dan has a New York Renaissance....||22:22||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Apology||Dan is misunderstood on his opinion over marijuana and the law. When Luther Sachs reads this, he demands an on-air apology; Isaac seconds it, as does Dana. But no one will answer as to whom he should be apologizing to. Casey worries about why he is not considered "cool" like Dan is. Dan is stalked by one of the CSC fitness show stars.||22:00||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Hungry and the Hunted||Jeremy gets the "call" from Isaac and Dana, to go out on assignment for CSC's hunting show. While he wants to move up, he has a problem with hunting animals. Natalie tries to orchestrate romance between Casey and Dana, during one of Luther Sach's parties. Technical errors occur on the set.||22:19||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoIntellectual Property||Casey spins out of control, due to jealousy when Dana starts seriously dating Gordon. He swats flies that no one else can see, kicks fire hydrants and other odd behavior. Dana, Natalie, and Jeremy wonder where all their "good" ideas went and CSC has to pay royalties after Dan sings Casey "Happy Birthday" on the air.||21:49||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoMary Pat Shelby||Dana is excited to be getting a notorious football player, Christian Patrick on the show. The staff is not when his lawyers force them to not mention the ex-girlfriend he badly abused, Mary Pat Shelby. When Natalie goes to pre interview him, he assaults her. Dana's decision about whether to break the story is a difficult one, and it is not the same as Dan and Casey's. Also Dan wrestles with whether or not to get a goatee and Dana realizes her absence of a sense of humor.||22:19||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Head Coach, Dinner and the Morning Mail||This title for this episode represents it three main themes. "The Head Coach" involves Dan's harsh treatment on a coach's bad decision. "Dinner" is about Jeremy's major decision about where to take Natalie on their first date. And "The Morning Mail" is about the hate mail Natalie receives after the events of last week's episode.||22:26||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoDear Louise...||Jeremy writes a letter to his deaf sister about his new job at Sports Night. In it he describes the last few days there, including Dan's writer's block and the beating of an 80-year-old Negro League ball player, Archibald Russell. He also talks about his love for Natalie. Isaac's mad that his daughter is dating a Republican and Casey tries to annoy Gordon, Dana's new man.||20:59||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoThespis||November 23rd marks the birthday of Thespis, the Greek God of Theater. A legend states that on his birthday he has been known to haunt live productions, and for the first half-hour of it, Sports Night is targeted. This date also is the anniversary of Dan and Casey's first broadcast, and Casey can't remember. Issac worries over his expecting daughter, and Dana worries about making Thanksgiving for her mother.||22:23||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|9||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Quality of Mercy At 29K||The team broadcasts an Everest climb, the first one since 1954. Jeremy realizes he's got something to live for, Natalie. Casey searches for food, as Dan searches for a charity to give to. Dana takes her niece to see "The Lion King", and discovers a love of the theater.||22:24||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|10||Closed CaptioningVideoShoe Money Tonight||It's snowing in Pittsburgh so, the anchors of the 2 AM West Coast Update are stuck and the staff have to stay to do the show. Instead of going to Atlantic City, Dan and Casey and the staff have a poker tournament. Natalie is angry with Jeremy because he skipped an outing with her to go play tennis with an old girlfriend who is now an actress. Casey approves a rundown from the 2AM producer, Sally without consulting Dana, making her feel very angry and unappreciated. Isaac is shrinking.||22:22||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|11||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee Tech||A southern African American football player and five other students refuse to play at a Tennessee college where the Confederate flag is hung. Luther Sachs the owner of CSC and alumnus of the college sides with the college, but Isaac disagrees and says so on the show. Casey goes on "The View" and takes credit for his wardrobe, which he doesn't deserve and this leads Dan and another staffer to teach him that the show is a team.||21:54||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|12||Closed CaptioningVideoSmoky||Certain employees try to position themselves for a promotion when rumors of Isaac's leaving start to circulate.||20:30||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|13||Closed CaptioningVideoSmall Town||It's Dana and Casey's night off, and neither wants to take it. They decide to double date, Dana with Gordon and Casey with Lisa a lawyer who's on a blind date. Natalie is left to produce the show for the first time, and has to handle an 11th hour trade, which in its chaos, Isaac and Jeremy question her authority. Casey's replacement is Bobbi Bernstein a psychotic woman who thinks that Dan slept with her in Spain and never called.||22:24||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|14||Closed CaptioningVideoRebecca||Rumors spread about Isaac's job status when the Wall Street Journal reports the recent trouble between Luther Sachs and Sports Night. J.J. begs Isaac to let him forward messages to Luther instead of Isaac doing it himself. This leads Isaac to realize that J.J. is the only one to gain if there is turmoil between the show and company. Maybe J.J. is starting trouble? Dana is nervous that Gordon is going to dump her because she is so preoccupied with work. Dan feels he should apologize for not calling Rebecca after he met her in the elevator. She doesn't remember him, though.||21:34||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|15||Closed CaptioningVideoDana and the Deep Blue Sea||Having been rebuffed by Rebecca, Dan turns to Casey for help in dating her. Casey, still wrestling with his feelings for Dana, refuses. Next Dan turns to Jeremy in his efforts to be "more than friends" with Rebecca. Meanwhile, Dana agrees to go snorkeling with Gordon even though she is terrified of fish. Casey: "Sometimes you just stand there -- hip-deep in pie." Rebecca [to Jeremy]: "Is everyone who works on your show deranged?"||20:52||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|16||Closed CaptioningVideoSally||When Casey has a one-night stand and does not tell anyone, the entire staff, led by Dan, prods him for details. After Gordon cancels a date with Dana, she questions the status and future of their relationship. Jewish Jeremy, panics when he is set to visit Natalie's parents for a Catholic holiday, he knows nothing of.||20:51||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|17||Closed CaptioningVideoHow Are Things in Glocca Morra?||A televised tennis match heads into overtime, delaying the start of Sports Night and forcing Dana to choose between canceling a date with Gordon and handing the show over to Sally. Meanwhile, Jeremy uses the delay to write to Louise; and Dan's charms are beginning to work on Rebecca.||21:21||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|18||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Sword of Orion||Hit hard by the news of his parents' impending divorce, Jeremy pushes himself to solve the mystery of a yachting disaster. This will be his first feature length story. Meanwhile, romance is in the air when Rebecca agrees to watch a baseball game with Dan.||22:21||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|19||Closed CaptioningVideoEli's Coming||Dan's day is not shaping up to be a good one as Bobbi Bernstein returns to the broadcast, and he discovers Rebecca's husband hasn't quite reached "ex" status. Meanwhile, Casey and Dana's bickering escalates until news that Isaac has suffered a stroke reaches the staff.||22:25||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|20||Closed CaptioningVideoOrdnance Tactics||Isaac's in the hospital, the network brass is all over Dana, Jeremy wants to break up with Natalie, Rebecca may go back to her husband and Casey continues to see Sally -- something's bound to explode -- let's hope it's not a bomb in the building!||20:50||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|21||Closed CaptioningVideoTen Wickets||Jeremy can't figure out how to report a great story no-one understands. Natalie doesn't accept Jeremy's attempts to break up with her. Rebecca gives Dan her decision. Dana starts losing things and Casey doesn't want to stop the Jerry Falwell jokes.||20:57||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|22||Closed CaptioningVideoNapoleon's Battle Plan||Gordon has proposed to Dana, and Casey is seething, but tells Dan he plans to "take the high road" and follow Napoleon's Battle Plan: Show up and see what happens next. Dan reminds Casey that Napoleon lost at Waterloo and died in exile, and announces his intention to "step in". So Dan tells Natalie about Gordon's fling with Sally. Natalie runs straight to Dana, who confronts Gordon who, in turn, tells Dana about Casey's fling with Sally. Then Dana confronts Sally, who reveals she has been sleeping with Casey for months.||21:35||$0.99||View in iTunes|
|23||Closed CaptioningVideoWhat Kind of Day Has It Been?||Gordon has an announcement for Dana. Dan helps Casey and his son Charlie with a problem. Dana has a big new camera and she's threatening to use it. Isaac's back!||22:24||$0.99||View in iTunes|
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I love it when they bring back old shows. This is one of those shows that made a great impact was witty so well written and no one watched.the network never gave it a chance. I can't remember how many seasons it lasted.
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Wish this show lasted longer! Great show, well written, and witty!