Damages

Season 1 Episode 6

She Spat at Me

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Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Sep 04, 2007 on DirecTV
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Patty tries to find out what Gregory knows about the case. Arthur Frobisher tries a new strategy to save his family and his money. David and Ellen have strains on their relationship as Lila tries to reenter David's life.

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  • Arthur Frobisher's effort to gain public sympathy did not go according to plan. Gregory's been targeted for the second time and an unwelcomed guest found 'the keys' and entered Ellen and David's life.moreless

    6.5
    Average episode overall; There are some unneccessary scenes here and there that are neither interesting nor important to the storyline. Arthur Frobisher tried to clean his name by hiring someone to write about his memoir, but he only made his name worse when he had a breakdown and lost the temper. Meanwhile Ray Fiske had a breakdown of his own--from reality. Gregory's got a new friend, but found himself having even more enemies targetting his life.



    Series of events have put a dent in David and Ellen's relationship. They seemed to have worked it out at the end, but David's mistake had brought someone else into their life.moreless
Sarita Choudhury

Sarita Choudhury

Sleep Therapist

Guest Star

Jennifer Missoni

Jennifer Missoni

Attractive Woman

Guest Star

Josh Pais

Josh Pais

George Berber

Guest Star

Philip Bosco

Philip Bosco

Hollis Nye

Recurring Role

Maya Days

Maya Days

Detective Rosario Ortiz

Recurring Role

Peter Facinelli

Peter Facinelli

Gregory Malina

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (1)

    • Episode Title: The line is spoken by Arthur Frobisher while he talks to Ray Fiske about publishing a book on his life. This urge to leave an honorable legacy is brought about by the incident involving a woman who spat at him while he was watching his son's basketball game.

  • QUOTES (11)

    • Patty: This was a big step. Approaching a witness under false pretenses. Offering protection you can't provide.
      Ellen: Don't they teach that in law school?

    • Gregory: How is Katie? I liked her.
      Ellen: Is that why you lied to her, humiliated her and got her to perjure herself?

    • Arthur: I'm not a monster, Ray. I don't want to be remembered as one.

    • Ellen: So how did you guys meet?
      Patty: You tell, Phil. I always get it wrong.
      Phil: Not a romantic bone in this woman's body.

    • Patty: Let's be honest -- men are sensitive. They don't like to be dragged anywhere. We may not like it, but we know how to play second fiddle. We're bred for it. Men can't do it. At least, not the ones worth sharing a bed with.

    • Arthur: Look, I know being my son these days, you're catching a lot of grief.
      Owen: I don't listen to that crap.
      Arthur: That shit they're saying about me, someday soon, they're going to eat that. Then we'll just be, you know, a normal family again.
      Owen: I believe you, Dad.

    • Arthur: You want to know why they're suing me, you invisible piece of shit? 'Cause I'm worth it.
      George Berber: I hope that you lose everything...
      Arthur: Now you be careful.
      George Berber: ...'Cause you are an arrogant asshole.
      Arthur: (hits George in the nose with a toy he made as a child) Hey, guess what? You're fired.

    • Patty: A man should want to be in charge. Now the trick is... making him feel like he actually is.

    • Patty: (to Ellen) Most men can't handle an ambitious woman. It may take you a few tries, but make sure you find one who can.

    • (David finds Ellen in the tub)
      David: I said hello, and you didn't answer.
      Ellen: So you figured I was one of those murderers who leads you to your death with music and bubble baths?

    • Ellen: Just give me a name, Gregory. I'll keep you out of this.
      Gregory: So, what, I give you a name, you won't come after me?
      Ellen: Not if you give us a bigger fish.
      Gregory: Barney.
      Ellen: What's his last name?
      Gregory: Rubble. Lives in Bedrock. Hell of a right hook.

  • NOTES (3)

    • Featured Music:
      • "Got Your Wealth" by Lee Silver Productions
      • "I Wish I Were in Love Again" by Ruby Braff and George Barnes
      • "Frei Bier" by Furio Di Castro
      • "Ventura" by Mrs. Wike
      • "Destination Diamonds" by Diamond Nights
      • "The Struggle" by A.G.
      • "Dekhna Ki Quadam" by Gary Jivan
      • "Verge of Extinction" by Sam Bisbee
      • "Ceylon" by Madita

    • Credited As:
      Elliot Korte, Owen Forbisher - Elliot B. Korte
      David 'Wex' Wechsler, First Assistant Director - David Wechsler
      Michael F. O'Shea, Jr., "A" Camera Operator/Steadicam - Michael O'Shea, Jr.
      Peter Hackman, Charge Scenic - Peter G. Hackman

    • Original International Air Dates:
      - Denmark: May 7, 2008 on TV3
      - Slovakia: July 19, 2009 on JOJ
      - Poland: September 27, 2009 on AXN
      - Czech Republic: October 20, 2009 on AXN

  • ALLUSIONS (1)

    • Gregory: Rubble. Lives in Bedrock. Hell of a right hook.

      Barney Rubble is the blonde-haired best friend and next-door neighbor of Fred Flintstone in the animated TV series The Flintstones. In the 1994 live action film version, Barney was portrayed by Rick Moranis while Stephen Baldwin took on the role for the 2000 sequel.

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