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Necessary Roughness: Frozen Fish Sticks

Dani must become a patient in order to get her career back on track; T.K. returns to work but is dismayed to find he's been replaced; and Juliette, Nico and the front office clash after Pittman's death.

Source: USA

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x12
Airdate: Wednesday January 23rd, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (W) Mar 22, 2013
AU (SoHo) Feb 17, 2015

Guest Stars
Danielle PanabakerDanielle Panabaker
As Juliette Pittman
Gregory Alan WilliamsGregory Alan Williams
As Coach Purnell
Michael OMichael O'Neill
As Hank Griffin
Peter MacNicolPeter MacNicol
As Dr. Albert "Al" Gunner
Robbie JonesRobbie Jones
As Joe "Toes" Kittridge

Co-Guest Stars
Greg ClarksonGreg Clarkson
As Reporter #1
Marcus LewisMarcus Lewis
As Reggie Clark
Herbert Tribble ReeseHerbert Tribble Reese
As Quarterback
Michael PerryMichael Perry
As Concession Dude
Quinton GarvinQuinton Garvin
As Deez Balls
Timothy F. CrowleyTimothy F. Crowley
As Official (as Timothy Crowley)
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 28 days after all that has happened earlier. On the field the Hawks are busy playing another team. Joe Kittridge who has replaced Terrance King is on the field. It is shown that Kittridge scores a touchdown and the announcer mentions how his addition has made a huge impact on the Hawks overall performance. TK in the meantime is in the rehab and it’s been a month of recovery. He therefore returns home. Nico is at Marshall Pittman’s funeral. TK returns to the Hawks locker room and is welcomed back by Matt and the rest of the team. At the office Dani runs into Nico and behaves rather awkwardly. ..

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Episode Goofs

T.K. leaves the Office with a plant

In the next scene is the same plant on the table

Other Episode Crew

CreatorLiz Kruger  |  Craig E. Shapiro
Executive ProducerKevin Dowling  |  Craig E. Shapiro  |  Liz Kruger  |  Jeffrey Lieber
Co-Executive ProducerIldy Modrovich  |  Joe Sabatino  |  Donna Dannenfelser
Supervising ProducerMark Kruger
ProducerKelly A. Manners
Co-ProducerGuin McPherson
Consulting ProducerNatalie Chaidez  |  Chris Viscardi  |  Will McRobb
Production DesignerPaul J. Peters
EditorJames Kilton
CastingMarlo Tiede  |  Donna Rosenstein
Unit Production ManagerRobert D. Nellans
First Assistant DirectorAdam Ben Frank
Second Assistant DirectorMatthew Goodwin
MusicAdam Gorgoni
Music EditorGrant Conway
Music SupervisorNora Felder
Costume DesignerConan Castro
Key GripPam Connor
Set DecoratorKathryn Peters
Location ManagerBrad Smith
Transportation CoordinatorMichael Freeman (2)
Property MasterJames Crisp
Production Sound MixerAron Siegel
Script SupervisorSandy Sands
Production CoordinatorJeff L. Anderson
Assistant EditorPatrick Brian
Post Production SupervisorMichelle Mason (2)
Supervising Sound EditorLauren Stephens
Re-Recording MixerBill Freesh  |  Elmo Ponsdomenech
Director of PhotographyWilliam Wages
Story EditorDamani Johnson
Art DirectorKenneth Watkins
Assistant Production CoordinatorRhyan A. Minter
Production AccountantDoug Towne
Chief Lighting TechnicianTully McCulloch
"A" Camera OperatorStephen Andrich
Department Head HairAleksandra Cummins
Visual Effects ProducerSarah McGrail
Department Head Make-upTegan Taylor
"B" Camera OperatorJeff Crumbley
AssociateShira Sandler Riley
Second 2nd Assistant DirectorMike Saunders
Location CastingMark Fincannon
3d SupervisorMitch Gates
Digital LoaderDave Lindsay
Sports CoordinatorMark Ellis (1)
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