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Smash: Enter Mr. DiMaggio
The search begins for a Joe DiMaggio to play opposite Marilyn - but everyone's first choice, Michael, has a secret. Karen returns to Iowa for a baby shower and must decide what she wants for her future. Eileen begins rounding up investors - but ex-husband Jerry may already have poisoned the well.
The scene opens with Ivy and Derek getting “busy” as a thank you for the part. She says that she has been watching and reading about Marilyn and would like to work on her part more. He says that is what they are doing. He laughs and says that he is only joking. Later, Ivy talks to her friend and she say that Ivy just needs to enjoy the sex despite that it could have been why she got the part to begin with. Eileen meets with a jewelry assistant and sees knock-off earrings that were inspired by Marilyn Monroe. Derek meets with Karen and tells her that she should be upset that she is only going to be in the ensemble. He says that a lot could happen from now and the opening. Dev comes up and introduces himself. He says that he is Karen’s boyfriend and they begin to square off as to who is the better man. Karen looks at them, confused. ..Read the full recap