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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: What Kind of Day Has It Been

Danny, Jordan, Tom, and Simon's long day finally comes to an end. Meanwhile, Matt and Harriet have a new start in their relationship.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x22
Production Number: 3TS071
Airdate: Thursday June 28th, 2007

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) Dec 20, 2007

Guest Stars
Ayda FieldAyda Field
As Jeannie Whatley
Camille ChenCamille Chen
As Samantha Li
J.D. WalshJ.D. Walsh
As Doctor
James LesureJames Lesure
As Captain Boyle
Lucy DavisLucy Davis
As Lucy Kenwright
Mark McKinneyMark McKinney
As Andy Mackinaw
Merritt WeverMerritt Wever
As Suzanne
Nate TorrenceNate Torrence
As Dylan
Simon HelbergSimon Helberg
As Alex Anderson

Co-Guest Stars
John F. CarpenterJohn F. Carpenter
As Herb Sheldon (as John F. Carpenter)
Emmett MillerEmmett Miller
As News Anchor #1
Tanya WhitfordTanya Whitford
As News Anchor #2
Main Cast
Matthew PerryMatthew Perry
As Matthew Albie
Bradley WhitfordBradley Whitford
As Danny Tripp
Amanda PeetAmanda Peet
As Jordan McDeere
Sarah PaulsonSarah Paulson
As Harriet Hayes
D.L. HughleyD.L. Hughley
As Simon Stiles
Nathan CorddryNathan Corddry
As Tom Jeter
Timothy BusfieldTimothy Busfield
As Cal Shanley
Steven WeberSteven Weber
As Jack Rudolph
Episode Notes
Danny and Jordan name their baby Rebecca Tripp.

Ratings: 4.20 million viewers

Series star Bradley Whitford steps behind the camera to direct this episode.

Episode Quotes
Matt: What's her name?
Danny: Baby Girl McDeere
Matt: You're hoping she'll be a stripper?

Jordan: I need you to sign some some papers, and I need you to do it now before anything else.
Danny: What kind of papers?
Jordan: Adoption papers.

Danny: Matthew, don't take this the wrong way, but I love you.
Matt: Okay.
Danny: Did you take it the wrong way?
Matt: I took it to mean you're gay and you want me.
Danny: Good.
Matt: I love you, too, brother.

Matt: (to the countdown clock) I'm going to make a friend out of you yet.

Matt: Mazeltov.
Danny: Gezunheit.

Simon: You're getting divorced? Why?
Jack: Because I was tired of saying sorry.

Harriet: You kept that from me?
Matt: When you're high, you keep it from everyone. Ow.
Harriet: Never me. I'm the one person.
Matt: Okay.
Harriet: I'm the one person always.

Cultural References
Episode Title: What Kind of Day Has It Been

"What Kind of Day Has It Been" is also the title of a West Wing episode in which an assassination attempt is made on the President's personal aide. In "What Kind of Day Has It Been?", Bradley Whitford's, who stars in this series as Danny, character is seriously injured. The same title was used for the first season finale of Sports Night, another series created by Aaron Sorkin -- "What Kind of Day Has It Been".

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