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Smash: Previews

"Bombshell" faces its first audience just as a major crisis hits Rebecca Duvall. The team of Tom and Julia scramble to fix the show when the first preview falls short, and Frank must adjust to the unwelcome return of Michael Swift to his life. Dev seeks reconciliation with Karen, but explosive information about Ivy lurks just beneath the surface.

Source: NBC

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x14
Airdate: Monday May 07th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Jul 21, 2012
AU (Seven) Nov 13, 2012


Special Guest Stars
Uma ThurmanUma Thurman
As Rebecca Duvall

Guest Stars
Emory CohenEmory Cohen
As Leo
Isiah Whitlock, Jr.Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
As Ronald Strickland
Leslie Odom, Jr.Leslie Odom, Jr.
As Sam Strickland
Sean DuganSean Dugan
As Randall Jones
Thorsten KayeThorsten Kaye
As Nick
Will ChaseWill Chase
As Michael
Hinton BattleHinton Battle
As Pastor
Marc KudischMarc Kudisch
As Darryl F. Zannuck

Co-Guest Stars
Marc ShaimanMarc Shaiman
As Pianist
Scott WittmanScott Wittman
As Patron at the bar
Main Cast
Debra MessingDebra Messing
As Julia Houston
Jack DavenportJack Davenport
As Derek Wills
Katharine McPheeKatharine McPhee
As Karen Cartwright
Christian BorleChristian Borle
As Tom Levitt
Megan HiltyMegan Hilty
As Ivy Lynn
Anjelica HustonAnjelica Huston
As Eileen Rand
Raza JaffreyRaza Jaffrey
As Dev Sundaram
Brian dBrian d'Arcy James
As Frank Houston
Jaime CeperoJaime Cepero
As Ellis Boyd


The episode begins with Dev waking up with Ivy in bed. Meanwhile, Karen is worried about Dev not replying to her messages. She thinks Dev has gone back to New York. Jessica then calls up Ivy and tells her that Derek is waiting for her. Ivy and Dev then promise to keep their rendezvous a secret. Meanwhile, Frank comes to drop Julia to the theatre. Later, Julia goes in and tells Tom that although she has come, she is not speaking with him. Meanwhile, Derek and Rebecca once again get cozy in the dressing room. Derek then comes onstage and declares that they are having their first preview in the night. He then declares to the crow that Michael Swift has joined the play as DiMaggio. ..

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