Spin City

Grand Illusion

Season 1, Ep 7, Aired 10/29/96
8.7
10
9.5
9.0
8.5
8.0
7.5
7.0
6.5
6.0
5.5
5.0
4.5
4.0
3.5
3.0
2.5
2.0
1.5
1.0
N/A
Rate Episode
17 votes
Write a Review
  • Episode Description
  • Carter and Nikki plan a fake wedding to make a point about the mayor's stance on same-sex marriages. Meanwhile, Paul is a transformed man when the eye patch he wears after a minor injury gives him unprecedented self-confidence and sex appeal. And an unsatisfied Ashley considers leaving her new TV show for the newspaper again.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Michael Boatman

    Carter Sebastian Heywood

  • Michael J. Fox

    Deputy Mayor Michael 'Mike' Patrick Flaherty

  • Carla Gugino

    Ashley Schaeffer

  • Connie Britton

    Nicole 'Nikki' Catherine Faber

  • Alexander Gaberman

    James Hobert III

  • Fan Reviews (0)
  • Be the first to write a review!
  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Mayor: Where's Carter on all this? Mike: Probably out gathering kindling.

    • Mike: My grandmother thought that a homosexual was a person who slept with one person their whole life. We were gonna let it slide but she kept telling the mailman she was a homosexual.

    • Stuart: I'm detecting abnormal levels of estrogen, Captain. Set phasers to de-wussify.

    • Mike: (on the Mayor's Halloween plans) It's the only time of the year he gets to wear his Chewbacca costume out of the house.

    • Carter: D-Day has arrived. Stuart: Hey, Carter has a new nickname for himself.

    Notes (1)

    • Opening Theme Sound Effect: Church Bells

    Allusions (1)

    • This episode title is a reference to La Grande Illusion (released in English-speaking countries as Grand Illusion), the 1937 film directed and written by famous French cineast Jean Renoir.

  • Add a Comment
    In reply to :
    • There are no comments yet. Be the first by adding your thoughts above.