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Smash: Bombshell

The big night is finally here. Tom and Julia race against time to save the show, while Derek makes a decision that will change the lives of Karen and Ivy forever. Ellis reveals his true colors. But when he finally makes his move to save "Bombshell," will it be for or against Eileen? In the midst of it all, another bombshell goes off - this one is in Karen and Dev's relationship.

Source: NBC


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x15
Airdate: Monday May 14th, 2012


Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Jul 28, 2012
AU (Seven) Nov 20, 2012

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (6 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Bernadette PetersBernadette Peters
As Leigh Conroy
Recurring
Nick JonasNick Jonas
As Lyle West
Recurring

Guest Stars
Emory CohenEmory Cohen
As Leo
Recurring
Leslie Odom, Jr.Leslie Odom, Jr.
As Sam Strickland
Recurring
Michael CristoferMichael Cristofer
As Jerry Rand
Recurring
Thorsten KayeThorsten Kaye
As Nick
Recurring
Will Chase (1)Will Chase (1)
As Michael
Recurring
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

Recap

The episode begins, with Julia and Tom doing their best to come up with the new song for the ending of the show, before the show goes live. Meanwhile, the new Marilyn is walking to the stage with everyone wishing her luck; her face in the meanwhile isn’t revealed yet. The curtains then rise with the audience applauding loudly. The episode then flashes back to 12 hours earlier. Julia, Derek, Eileen and Tom are show panicking about who would be their new Marilyn, now that Rebecca has opted out of the show. Derek then storms out in anger, as the four of them aren’t able to come to a consensus. Eileen meanwhile tells the newspapers that, they have a new Marilyn but are not yet ready to release her name. ..

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Warning: Smash season 1 episode 15 guide may contain spoilers
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