Sports Night

Season 1 Episode 21

Ten Wickets

Aired Tuesday 9:30 PM Apr 13, 1999 on ABC



  • Quotes

    • Jeremy: Dana, I was just talking to a guy in Trinidad.
      Dana: When were you in Trinidad?
      Jeremy: No, I wasn't in Trinidad, the guy was in Trinidad. He was talking to me about a cricket match in New Delhi.
      Dana: But...
      Jeremy: No, neither of us were in New Delhi, the cricket match was in New Delhi, the guy was in Trinidad, I was right here.
      Dana: Have you seen my shoes?
      Jeremy: What?
      Dana: I'm missing my shoes.
      Jeremy: Among other things, yes. Dana, seriously.
      Dana: The cricket player.
      Jeremy: It was incredible.
      Dana: What was incredible?
      Jeremy: I don't know.
      Dana: You don't know?
      Jeremy: I don't know anything about cricket.
      Dana: Brown suede heels, you really haven't seen them?
      Jeremy: No, I really haven't.
      Dana: You don't know anything about cricket?
      Jeremy: That's what I'm saying.
      Dana: Really?
      Jeremy: Yeah.
      Dana: Nothing?
      Jeremy: No.
      Dana: No information you can give me about my shoes?
      Jeremy: Dana, a very big sports story is happening.
      Dana: Jeremy, if a very big sports story was happening, we'd know it.
      Jeremy: We do know it, we just don't understand it.
      Dana: You don't understand it.
      Jeremy: You understand cricket?
      Dana: I know a little something.
      Jeremy: What?
      Dana: I know they drink tea.
      Jeremy: I think they do more than that.
      Dana: I didn't claim to be a student of the game. Natalie, do you know anything about cricket?
      Natalie: I know they drink tea.
      Dana: Ah. Elliot?
      Elliot: No.
      Dana: Kim, do you know anything about cricket?
      Kim: What's going on?
      Dana: Some guy in New Delhi just did something.
      Kim: What?
      Dana: Jeremy won't tell us.
      Jeremy: I honestly don't know, and I wouldn't have even brought it up except whatever this guy did it was huge.
      Natalie: What'd he do?
      Jeremy: He took all ten wickets in an inning.
      Natalie: What does that mean?
      Jeremy: I don't know.
      Dana: Elliot, get on the international wire and get the play-by-play for Jeremy of this cricket match in Tripoli.
      Jeremy: Trinidad! And the cricket match was in New Delhi.
      Dana: I don't think it matters if the cricket match was at the Carnegie Deli, we're not gonna know what the hell went on, but get it anyway.
      Jeremy: The guy's name is Chauncey St. John.
      Dana: What guy?
      Jeremy: The guy! The cricket player. His name is Chauncey St. John. Elliot, go.
      Elliot: Got it.
      Dana: Dan, do you know anything about cricket?
      Dan: Ah, cricket. The game of the civilized sportsman.
      Dana: Do you know anything about it?
      Dan: No.
      Dana: You like it, though?
      Dan: What's not to like? They wear white, they drink tea...
      Natalie: A guy in New Zealand got all ten rickets.
      Jeremy: Wickets! In New Delhi! This is an international news story, there are other countries other than ours.
      Dana: Yes, there is, for instance, Belgium, to name the one.
      Casey: Whats up?
      Jeremy: Please don't ask.
      Casey: Don't ask about what?
      Dana: Jeremy was on the phone with a man, who was in Trinidad at the time, who told him of a cricket player in New Delhi, who got all ten wickets in one inning. Thought I was gonna blow it, didn't you?
      Jeremy: Yes, I did.