Sports Night (1998–2000)
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The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee 

Casey appears on _"View, The" (1997)_ and the team follows the story of seven college football players who are suspended for refusing to play under the Confederate flag.


Robert Berlinger


Aaron Sorkin (created by), Aaron Sorkin | 3 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Charles ... Dan Rydell
Peter Krause ... Casey McCall
Felicity Huffman ... Dana Whitaker
Joshua Malina ... Jeremy Goodwin
Sabrina Lloyd ... Natalie Hurley
Robert Guillaume ... Isaac Jaffe
Kayla Blake ... Kim
Greg Baker ... Elliott
Janel Moloney ... Monica Brazelton
Joy Behar ... Herself
Star Jones ... Herself
Debbie Matenopoulos ... Herself
Meredith Vieira ... Herself
Timothy Davis-Reed ... Chris
Ron Ostrow ... Will


Casey appears on _"View, The" (1997)_ and the team follows the story of seven college football players who are suspended for refusing to play under the Confederate flag.

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15 December 1998 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


A subplot of this episode is the team recognizing the support staff who help run the show. Many of the names they read (including the costumers mentioned earlier in the episode) are real crew members. See more »


During Episode 1.11, there is reference to Bobby Knight 'redecorating' the Hoosier Dome. Bobby Knight was, at that time, head coach of Indiana University in Bloomington, which plays at Assembly Hall. The Hoosier Dome is located in Indianapolis and is home to the Indianapolis Colts during that time of year. While basketball has been played in the Dome, it very rarely hosts basketball games. (The Conceco Fieldhouse, home of the Pacers, has hosted games for universities in Indiana). At the time of broadcast (Winter 1998) it had been renamed the RCA Dome for almost five years. See more »


Dan Rydell: [on the air] We'll bring you the thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat, and because we've got soccer highlights, the sheer pointlessness of a zero-zero tie. You're watching Sports Night on CSC, so stick around.
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Crazy Credits

The "Sports Night" logo in the end credits has a Santa Clause hat draped over the first "S". See more »


References The View (1997) See more »

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one of the top 20 episodes of TV, ever
27 September 2012 | by grnhair2001See all my reviews

Having just reviewed a couple of bad TV shows, I had to remind myself sometimes I like TV. Rome, this show, and a handful of others make television into art, into what it has the potential to be but so seldom is. And this is my favorite episode of the show, in which black football players refuse to play under the confederate flag, and Casey (Krause) assumes his black boss will do a broadcast editorial on this issue--and is surprised and hurt and what he hears back. The episode explores racism, expectations, friendship, morality--it does a lot in a very few minutes.

I love when Sorkin twangs my heartstrings as he did in this episode. Boy, I cried at the end.

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