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Necessary Roughness: To Swerve And Protect

A Roller Derby star needs Dani to sniff out the cause of her mysterious collapse. Meanwhile, Ray Jay tries to figure out how to skate through issues with his new girlfriend. Plus, Marshall Pittman gives TK an ultimatum: prove you can run... or lose your bonus.


Episode Info

Episode number: 2x2
Airdate: Wednesday June 13th, 2012

Director: Rob Morrow
Writer: Natalie Chaidez

Alternate Airdates:

AU (SoHo) Dec 09, 2014


Special Guest Stars
Evan HandlerEvan Handler
As Marshall Pittman

Guest Stars
Gregory Alan WilliamsGregory Alan Williams
As Coach Purnell
Meghann FahyMeghann Fahy
As Olivia DiFlorio
Mekia CoxMekia Cox
As Zety Liston
Alicia ZieglerAlicia Ziegler
As DisGrace Kelly
Main Cast
Callie ThorneCallie Thorne
As Danielle Santino
Scott CohenScott Cohen
As Nico Careles
Mehcad BrooksMehcad Brooks
As Terrence "T.K." King
Patrick Johnson (3)Patrick Johnson (3)
As Ray Santino, Jr.
Hannah MarksHannah Marks
As Lindsay Santino
Marc BlucasMarc Blucas
As Matthew Donnally


The episode begins with a group of girls on skates in an arena, all participating in a roller derby. The girls then begin skating and jostling each other. Suddenly one of the girls begins to hyperventilate. Meanwhile Marshall Pittman meanwhile shares a drink with Nico and reminisces about old times. Marshall tells Nico how they are afflicted with the taste for the best. Marshall then tells Nico that Gabrielle his ex-wife would do anything to wrest his team the New York Hawks, away from him. He wants to protect his team by any means necessary and wants Nico to help him. Dani meanwhile tells Ray that he is going to study alone, and Olivia won’t come in to teach him anymore. Matthew meanwhile meets, TK who is not ready to get out of his house. ..

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