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Eli Stone: Tailspin

Eli and Jordan represent 300 employees in a class action against a greedy CEO whose bad decisions cost hundreds their jobs. Meanwhile, Jordan and Posner compete for an award, Matt joins Wethersby & Stone, and Maggie gets a glimpse of the real Paul Rollins.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x12
Airdate: Saturday July 04th, 2009

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Syfy) Mar 30, 2009 (Premiere!)
AU (CHANNEL [v] HITS) Apr 21, 2009

  • Currently 9.7/10
9.7/10 (6 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Kerr SmithKerr Smith
As Paul Rollins
Gina TorresGina Torres
As Mrs. Miller
Todd GrinnellTodd Grinnell
As Anthony Gibbons
Tom AmandesTom Amandes
As Martin Posner
Thomas CavanaghThomas Cavanagh
As Jeremy Stone
Daniel BenzaliDaniel Benzali
As Judge Emmit Bortz
Kurt FullerKurt Fuller
As Doug Stemple
Michael Reilly BurkeMichael Reilly Burke
As Clayton Wells
Steve HytnerSteve Hytner
As Business Commentator

Co-Guest Stars
Caryn WestCaryn West
As Margot Stemple
Amy MottaAmy Motta
As Grace's Mom
Sabrina LuceroSabrina Lucero
As Young Grace
Heather PreteHeather Prete
As Flight Attendant
Michael G. HawkinsMichael G. Hawkins
As Businessman #1
Richard NeilRichard Neil
As Busienssman #2
Eddie DriscollEddie Driscoll
As Airport Policeman
Isaiah MustafaIsaiah Mustafa
As Newlywed Husband
Angel ParkerAngel Parker
As Newlywed Wife
Carole AndroskyCarole Androsky
As Jury Foreman (as Carol Androsky)
Perry OjedaPerry Ojeda
As Bartender
Main Cast
Jonny Lee Miller
As Eli Stone
Natasha Henstridge
As Taylor Wethersby
Loretta Devine
As Patti Dellacoix
Matt Letscher
As Nathan Stone
Sam Jaeger
As Matt Dowd
James Saito
As Dr. Frank Chen
Julie Gonzalo
As Maggie Dekker
Victor Garber
As Jordan Wethersby
Jason Winston George
As Keith Bennett


Eli is doing laundry at his apartment and runs into a new tenant, Tessa. She starts to talk about her new life but Eli interrupts her to wonder why the dryer is making a loud rumbling noise. He finds himself on a runaway as a jet comes in to land. He yells and flinches, and Tessa quickly gets away from him...

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The DimesCatch Me Jumping 
The Guggenheim GrottoThe Dragon 
Kim TaylorLet Me Down 
Micah WolfMuse 

Episode Quotes
Eli: The guy pays his rent on time and in full.
Patti: He won't stop bothering me, Eli. "Patti, the coffee machine is out of filters, Patti, the copier is jammed. Patti, the men's room is out of TP." I don't do TP.
Eli: You made that memorably and terrifyingly clear the day we met.

Nathan: "Lebakowski"? That's the best name you could come up with?
Frank: Frank Lebakowsoki is my legal name. "Chen" is my.. nom de needle.

Matt: You know, Paul, I am really gonna miss bumping into you in the men's bathroom. I have never felt so superior to another lawyer.

Patti: You told me to take care of Jim Norris. he doesn't like the soap in the men's room. He want hypoallegenic soap, also known as "white people can't do anything the easy way" soap.

Doug Stemple: I hope you guys have a Plan B.
Eli: I'm thinking of killing the judge.
Jordan: Let's leave that for a plan further down the alphabet. Judge Bortz's wife would miss him terribly.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorGreg Berlanti  |  Marc Guggenheim
Executive ProducerGreg Berlanti  |  Marc Guggenheim  |  David Petrarca
Co-Executive ProducerAlex Taub
Supervising ProducerLeila Gerstein
ProducerMichael Cedar  |  Jennifer Lence
Co-ProducerDahvi Waller  |  Carl Ogawa  |  Melissa Berman  |  Brett Mahoney
Associate ProducerBrian Wankum
Production DesignerThomas Fichter
EditorAnthony Scott (2)
CastingJeff Greenberg
Unit Production ManagerJeanne Caliendo
First Assistant DirectorMarty Jedlicka
Second Assistant DirectorLance W. Lanfear
MusicBlake Neely
Music EditorMoira Marquis
Music SupervisorJoe Guthrie
Costume DesignerVictoria J. Auth
Key GripJeff Case
Camera OperatorSteven H. Smith  |  Bill Layton
Set DecoratorMichele Poulik
Location ManagerTony Salome
Transportation CoordinatorJ. Smith
Property MasterCourtney Jackson (2)
Production Sound MixerNicholas R. Allen
Script SupervisorBarry L. Caldwell
Production CoordinatorMichael W. Watkins
Assistant EditorCharissa Sanjarernsuithikul
Post Production SupervisorSarah Rath
Supervising Sound EditorJeremy J. Gordon
Re-Recording MixerMark D. Fleming  |  Tom Dahl
Director of PhotographyDennis S. Hall
Story EditorWendy Mericle  |  Steve Lichtman
Stunt CoordinatorDanny Weselis
Art DirectorAnthony D. Parrillo
ConsultantBill Genego
Costume SupervisorPatricia McLaughlin
Visual Effects SupervisorSteve Meyer
Production AccountantJanet Latham
Chief Lighting TechnicianLarry Kaster
Department Head HairDeborah Holmes Dobson
Visual Effects ProducerKaren Czukerberg
Department Head Make-upElena Arroy
Original CastingCarol Kritzer  |  Liz Dean  |  Robert J. Ulrich  |  Eric Dawson
Special Effects CoordinatorMichael Gaspar
Production StaffOscar Balderrama  |  Andrew Kent  |  Heather Hoislbauer
Warning: Eli Stone season 2 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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