"K & R: Part 2"
Season 1, Episode 20
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Air date June 14, 2007
Written by Aaron Sorkin - Teleplay

Jack Gutowitz and
Ian Reichbach - Story

Directed by Dave Chameides
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K & R: Part 2 is the twentieth episode of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. The teleplay was written by Aaron Sorkin from a story by Jack Gutowitz and Ian Reichbach. It was directed by Dave Chameides. It premiered on June 14, 2007.



The situation with Tom's brother continues to drag on through the night. After a news anchor describes the relationship between the brothers as "estranged", Simon lashes out harshly at the media. At the hospital, Jordan's baby is delivered, but the situation worsens as Jordan begins bleeding internally. Mary Tate counsels Matt that if Jordan were to die, Danny would have no rights regarding Jordan's child. Flashbacks depict Danny and Matt fighting with network brass over a yet-to-be-aired, post-9/11 sketch depicting the relationship between Hollywood and the White House.





  1. Matthew Perry as Matt Albie
  2. Amanda Peet as Jordan McDeere
  3. Bradley Whitford as Danny Tripp
  4. Steven Weber as Jack Rudolph
  5. D.L. Hughley as Simon Stiles
  6. Sarah Paulson as Harriet Hayes
  7. Nate Corddry as Tom Jeter
  8. Timothy Busfield as Cal Shanley

Guest stars

  1. Mark McKinney as Andy Mackinaw
  2. Kari Matchett as Mary Tate
  3. James Lesure as Captain Boyle
  4. Michael Stuhlbarg as Jerry
  5. Lucy Davis as Lucy Kenwright
  6. JD Walsh as Jess
  7. Josh Stamberg as Luke Scott
  8. Simon Helberg as Alex Dwyer
  9. Ayda Field as Jeannie Whatley
  10. Camille Chen as Samantha Li
  11. Nate Torrence as Dylan Killington
  12. Amy Hill as Nurse
  13. Tom Virtue as Leon Kussman
  14. John Mahon as George
  15. Matt McCoy as Russell
  16. Rich Hutchman as a Reporter


  1. John Ennis as Denny
  2. John Cabrera as Elliot
  3. Wendle Josepher as Deb
  4. Ben Murray as Louis
  5. John F. Carpenter as Herb Sheldon
  6. Matt Weinhold as Actor / Hannibal
  7. Gina St. John as Reporter #1
  8. Mark Bloom as Reporter #2
  9. Leyna Nguyen as News Anchor
  10. Mel Fair as Newscaster
  11. Gwen Holloway as a Nurse


Opening credits

  1. Aaron Sorkin - Creator
  2. W.G. Snuffy Walden - Music
  3. Mindy Kanaskie - Co-producer
  4. Patrick Ward - Producer
  5. Mark Goffman - Producer
  6. Dylan K. Massin - Produced by
  7. Aaron Sorkin - Teleplay
  8. Jack Gutowitz &
  9. Ian Reichbach - Story
  10. Dave Chameides - Director

Closing credits

  1. Aaron Sorkin - Executive Producer
  2. Thomas Schlamme - Executive Producer
  3. Dana Calvo - Story Editor
  4. Cinque Henderson - Staff Writer
  5. Melissa Myers - Staff Writer
  6. Amy Turner - Staff Writer
  7. Chad Gomez Creasey - Staff Writer
  8. Dara Resnik Creasey - Staff Writer





  • Schlamme, T. & Sorkin, A. (Executive Producers). (2007, May 31). Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip [Television program]. Burbank, California: Warner Bros. Television.
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