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Smash: Musical Chairs

New circumstances give rise to conflicts as Karen, Tom, Julia and Derek adjust to their new surroundings. Tensions at "Liaisons" are also coming to a boil, ensuring that the show will find its place in Broadway history. Meanwhile, Eileen may have found the key to saving "Bombshell" with the help of her daughter, Katie

Source: NBC

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x7
Airdate: Tuesday March 19th, 2013

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Aug 29, 2013
AU (Seven) Apr 08, 2014


Guest Stars
Grace GummerGrace Gummer
As Katie
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


The episode begins with Jimmy performing in front of Scott Nichol. After the performance, Nichol tells Derek that he will give his verdict after he has discussed it with his team. He tells Derek to come to his office in 10 minutes. Tom, who is now the director, is giving Karen instructions. She doesn’t seem to agree with his ideas, which irritates Tom to no end. Julia tells him to not let it affect his work. The director of Ivy’s play is informing the cast of the changes he has made. Terry Falls can’t resist giving his ridiculous inputs, which are immediately shot down by both Ivy and the director. ..

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