115 The Friday Night Slaughter (Episode 15)

Matthew Perry as Matt Albie
NBC Photo: Justin Lubin
Broadcast: February 12, 2006
Teleplay by: Aaron Sorkin
Story by: Melissa Myers & Amy Turner
Directed by: Thomas Schlamme
NBC and others have identified the singer of “I Don’t Want to Start Over” as Gina La Piana (we are searching for an album but it is beginning to look like there isn’t one)
  • “nkvarde” posted on the Television Without Pity Studio 60 Forum pointing out: “Tim Batale = anagram of Matt Albie”
  • “Samurai” posted on the Television Without Pity Studio 60 Forum that there were indications that the flashbacks were set in 1999 including, “On the TV screen at the beginning of the first flashback, there was a note about airplanes being upgraded to guard against Y2K.”
  • “Matt (Matthew Perry) remembers how he and Harriet (Sarah Paulson) first met. Bradley Whitford, Amanda Peet, Steven Weber, D.L. Hughley, Nathan Corddry and Timothy Busfield also star.” (source NBC)
  • Show Cast: Bradley Whitford, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Steven Weber, Sarah Paulson, D. Hughley L., Nathan Corddry, Judd Hirsch, Ed Asner, Timothy Busfield, Michael Stuhlbarg, Diana-maria Riva, Wendy Phillips, Donna Murphy, Evan Handler, Carlos Jacott, Nate Torrenc (source NBC)