Spin City

The Goodbye Girl

Season 2, Ep 4, Aired 10/15/97
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  • Episode Description
  • Michael tries to dissuade the Mayor from a relationship with Jennifer, a much younger woman. However, as Mike deals with his own relationship troubles, Jennifer makes a pass at him. Meanwhile, Paul is acting as Michael's assistant, and enjoying it so much that he can't bring himself to hire the best candidate for the job, Stacey Paterno.

  • 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 (5)

    • Stuart: I'll be happy to (using finger quotes) screen the applicants. Mike: I'll be happy to (using finger quotes) testify in the harassment suit.

    • Mike: (on Jennifer) Did you see that body? Carter: Yes I did. And if I'm looking, you know we're in trouble.

    • James: Perhaps you should invite her for some drinks. Stuart: I agree with James. Get them tipsy.

    • Mike: Why can't I be gay? Carter: Well, let's start with your shoes.

    • Jennifer: I just figured you would have trouble saying no to my face. (removes robe) Mike: Those aren't your face.

    Notes (1)

    • This episode features Jennifer Esposito's first appearance as Stacey Paterno.

    Trivia (1)

    • In the episode, you can see a picture of Teddy Roosevelt in the Mayor's office.

    Allusions (2)

    • The Goodbye Girl is a 1977 movie starring Richard Dreyfuss.

    • Carter: (to Mike) You're gonna have to get your hands on a time machine... A reference to the popular Back to the Future trilogy starring Michael J. Fox.

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