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Season 2
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Aaron Sorkin's critically acclaimed series follows the offbeat cast and crew of a sports news show as they deal with professional, personal, and ethical challenges while functioning in a pressure-cooker work environment.
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season 2

    S2 E1 Special Powers

    Isaac returns to the job, but the effects of his stroke appear to be affecting his performance.

    10/06/99Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E2 When Something Wicked This Way Comes

    Rumors abound that a ratings consultant is being brought in to raise the show from its third place status.

    10/12/99Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E3 Cliff Gardner

    Dana debates leaving the show after she feels everyone is blaming her for its problems.

    10/19/99Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E4 Louise Revisited

    Jeremy becomes concerned when he finds out Natalie is writing to his deaf sister Louise.

    10/26/99Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E5 Kafelnikov

    Jeremy tells Dana that there is no reason to hire people to prepare for the expected Y2K computer problems.

    11/02/99Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E6 Shane

    Casey interviews an old friend, Shane McArnold, who heaps disdain on his new home city of New York and all its inhabitants.

    12/07/99Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E7 Kyle Whittaker's Got Two Sacks

    When a drug scandal involving football players erupts, Casey travels to Ohio to find out the names, and Tina fills in at the desk. When the names are uncovered, one name hits close to home for Dana.

    12/14/99Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E8 The Reunion

    Dana gets edgy as the arrival of her brother nears. As part of a Secret Santa gift exchange, Casey searches for the perfect present for Isaac.

    12/21/99Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E9 A Girl Named Pixley

    Dana worries when Casey goes out on a date. Elsewhere, Jeremy's optimism about his award nomination fades.

    12/28/99Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E10 The Giants Win the Pennant, the Giants Win the Pennant

    Casey goes out with Pixley again, much to Dana's dismay. Dan wants to do a story on the World Series win by the Giants in 1951, and finds out that Isaac was actually at the game.

    01/11/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E11 The Cut Man Cometh

    After a fight goes south, the CSC staff bands together to knock out a killer show, including an hour's worth of coverage of a fight that lasted under a minute.

    01/18/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E12 The Sweet Smell of Air

    The crew is excited when they get a chance to interview Michael Jordan, but learn there are strings attached. The show drops the interview when they discover that they were picked because of their ratings vulnerability.

    01/25/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E13 Dana Get Your Gun

    Natalie and Jeremy fight over going to a club, while Dan finagles his night off. A substitute anchor can't do his job because of his girlfriend, and Dana and Sam share a moment.

    02/01/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E14 And The Crowd Goes Wild

    Jeremy and Natalie's break-up ripples through the show. Meanwhile, Casey's dilated pupils provide comic relief for Dan and the crew, and Dana deals with Sam's imminent departure.

    02/08/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E15 Celebrities

    Jeremy goes to a bar and makes a new friend, then panics when he realizes who she is. Isaac, despite his vast knowledge of American popular theatre, cannot recall the lyrics to a song.

    02/29/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E16 The Local Weather

    Dan decides to skip therapy and spends an hour in Abby's office telling her so. Jeremy e-mails the porn star he blew off, then decides to tell her in person why he's not going to see her again.

    03/07/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E17 Draft Day Part I: It Can't Rain At Indian Wells

    Casey and Dana try to psyche each other out as they prepare to make their NFL draft day predictions.

    03/14/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E18 Draft Day Part II: The Fall Of Ryan O'Brian

    Jeremy anguishes over Jenny's visit to the studio, where she and Natalie discover common ground. After giving him a talking to behind closed doors, Casey is stunned when Dan humiliates him in front of millions.

    03/21/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E19 April is the Cruelest Month

    The network deals a financial blow to Sports Night when they announce the show's Olympic coverage is being cut, and Natalie's job may be cut entirely.

    03/28/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E20 Bells and a Siren

    Upset when Natalie gets a job interview with Saturday Night Live, Dana encourages everyone to undermine her confidence.

    04/04/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E21 La Forza Del Destino

    While trying to drown their fears about the future of Sports Night at a local bar, Dana meets a mysterious stranger who seems to know a great deal about the bidding for Continental Corp.

    05/09/00Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E22 Quo Vadimus

    Bidders drop out of the auction for Continental Corp., which causes concern for the future of the Sports Night team.

    05/16/00Season 2TV-PG