In the studio, Casey brags to the wardrobe girls about the plans he's made for his first date with Dana.He claims that he "has a rep" when it comes to first dates.In 1976, Kurt Vonnegut wrote a story about a pediatrician who ran for President of the United States with the slogan "Lonesome No More." He had a plan to create artificial families — designated by new totemic names — thereby linking every citizen to all of his or her brothers and sisters.The story reveals our deep yearning for connection with others.Bob Dylan doesn’t exist on this world but Janice Joplin does and she is alive and well (and a health nut).The Rolling Stones exist, the Grateful Dead and Santana are all prominent artists here as well.He likes the privacy which allows him to work, take care of his garden, or jump on the trampoline in his underwear.
was never written by Bram Stoker (even though the band derives its name from him).
Dan looks like a fool (or a religious bigot) in front of the First Lady. Starring: Josh Charles (Dan Rydell), Peter Krause (Casey Mc Call), Felicity Huffman (Dana Whitaker), Joshua Malina (Jeremy Goodwin), Sabrina Lloyd (Natalie Hurley) and Robert Guillaume (Isaac Jaffe) Guest Starring: William H.
Macy (Sam), Kayla Blake (Kim), Greg Baker (Elliott), Jeff Mooring (Dave), Ron Ostrow (Will), Timothy Davis-Reed (Chris) Jeremy and Natalie hurry nervously through the office corridors, discussing a rumor that the network has hired a "ratings expert" to make alterations to the show.
Isaac is back at work, but the stroke appears to be affecting his job performance.
There's a rumour going around that the network is bringing in a ratings consultant to rejig the show. Dana decides that Casey, who hasn't been on even one date since the breakup of his marriage to Lisa, should date other people for six months before they begin a relationship with each other.