Sports Night

Thespis

Season 1, Ep 8, Aired 11/17/98
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  • Episode Description
  • 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.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Josh Charles

    Dan Rydell

  • Kayla Blake

    Kim

  • Greg Baker

    Elliott

  • Peter Krause

    Casey McCall

  • Jeff Mooring

    Dave

  • Fan Reviews (1)
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    By janeywrite, Dec 25, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Trivia (3)

    • This episode reveals more details about the characters. Besides the 16-year-old daughter described in the last episode, Isaac has an older daughter Cathy, who is married to Douglas, a radar officer in the navy. They live in San Francisco.

    • Dan and Casey's first TV broadcast was five years ago on a show called Lone Star Sports. They've known each other for ten years, and Dana states is 33 years old.

    • Casey passed on hosting what became Late Night With Conan O'Brien, a job that would have triggered the beginning of the end for his marriage.

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