Spin City

Catcher in the Bronx

Season 4, Ep 1, Aired 9/21/99
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  • Episode Description
  • Mike tries to remember what happened between him and Heidi Klum the night before. Mike also has to find a Senate campaign manager for the mayor.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Michael Boatman

    Carter Sebastian Heywood

  • Michael J. Fox

    Deputy Mayor Michael 'Mike' Patrick Flaherty

  • Connie Britton

    Nicole 'Nikki' Catherine Faber

  • Alexander Gaberman

    James Hobert III

  • Richard Kind

    Paul Thomas Lassiter

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (3)

    • James: No physical for me, Mike. Back home, my doctor used to use a hand puppet.

    • Mike: Nikki. We Only spooned. We never forked!

    • Caitlin: I'm gonna run this campaign, I'm gonna win it and you can't stop me. Mike: Let's not get so dramatic, okay? This is not some cheesy soap opera.

    Notes (6)

    • Michael J. Fox included this episode as one of his all-time favorites.

    • Heather Locklear makes her first appearance as Caitlin Moore in this episode.

    • This season has a new opening theme which was substituted in to replace the Spin Doctors theme used in seasons 2-3 at the last minute.

    • Stacey Paterno (played by Jennifer Esposito) does not return for this season and there is no mention of her.

    • Alan Ruck and Heather Locklear reunite. They starred together on "Going Places".

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    Trivia (1)

    • At the end of last season, The Mayor and Janelle had broken up and weren't exactly getting along, yet they seem to be co-existing amazingly well now...

    Allusions (3)

    • The Terminator: Mike avoids Nikki using thermal vision tracking (green instead of red) and chooses a response from a list of possible replies.

    • When Mike says: "Let's not get so dramatic, okay? This is not some cheesy soap opera." he refers to Heather Locklear's long-time role as Amanda Woodward in the soap Melrose Place.

    • The episode title is referencing the 1951 book The Catcher in the Rye written by J.D. Salinger.

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