Episode 1.02 The Callback!

Directed by Michael Mayer
Written by Theresa Rebeck

We discuss token minorities, how Smash presents and/or misrepresents sexual harassment, who is the antagonist of the show?, Frank’s vegetable chopping, the Leo problem, Derek and Eileen’s work relationship, Theresa Rebeck’s adoption, and p-orbital’s in Ruth’s science corner.

Trigger Warning: Sexual harassment

Pop Culture references
Blondie, Playboy Club (tv show), Tony Awards ceremony, Laura Benanti, Pan Am (tv show), Mad Men, Glee, Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie, & Guildenstern, Every Little Step, A Chorus Line, West Side Story, All About Eve, Bette Davis, Thelma Ritter, Soapdish, Kevin Kline, Sardi’s, Jordan Roth, Empire, Anna Wintour, Harvey Weinstein, Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada, Damages, Blackberry, Parks & Rec, Galentine’s Day, Rashida Jones, Jurassic World, Marvel, My Fair Lady, Pocahontas, Disney, Sister Act 2,Dead Poets Society, Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Loretta Lynn, American Idol, Taylor Hicks, Waitress (Broadway musical & movie), Marie Antoinette, Dreamgirls, Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Sex & the City, Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets, Sarah Paulson, Patricia Fields, Scandal, Kerry Washington, Tina Fey, 30 Rock, Real Housewives

Musical Numbers:
Call Me
20th Century Fox Mambo
Crazy Dreams


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