"The Harriet Dinner: Part I"
Season 1, Episode 13
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Air date January 29, 2007
Written by Aaron Sorkin - Teleplay

Eli Attie - Story

Directed by Timothy Busfield
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The Harriet Dinner: Part I is the thirteenth episode of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. The teleplay was written by Aaron Sorkin from a story by Eli Attie and directed by Timothy Busfield. It premiered on January 29, 2007.



Danny and Jordan are locked on the roof of the theatre while other members of the cast and staff attend a dinner honoring Harriet, whose relationship with Matt begins to unravel.





  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. Nathan Corddry as Tom Jeter
  8. Timothy Busfield as Cal Shanley

Guest stars

  1. Mark McKinney as Andy Mackinaw
  2. Merritt Wever as Suzanne
  3. Casey Sander as Bevo
  4. Christian Camargo as Actor playing Keith Richards
  5. Lucy Davis as Lucy Kenwright
  6. Columbus Short as Darius Hawthorne
  7. Josh Stamberg as Luke Scott
  8. Stephanie Childers as Hallie Gallaway
  9. Julia Ling as Kim Tao
  10. Nate Torrence as Dylan Killington
  11. Camille Chen as Samantha Li
  12. John Mahon as George
  13. Vernee Watson-Johnson as Zelda


  1. Nina Mann as Shirley
  2. Eddie Hassell as Cody
  3. Sean Donnellan as Philip
  4. Ross Mackenzie as Phil Ribner
  5. Brian Hatton as a Director of Photography
  6. Richard Wharton as a Photographer
  7. Lisa M. Haskins as Jill
  8. Hilary Griffiths as Tina
  9. Jackie Michele Johnson as Cody's #1 Fan


Opening credits

  1. Aaron Sorkin - Creator
  2. W.G. Snuffy Walden - Music
  3. Patrick Ward - Producer
  4. Mark Goffman - Producer
  5. Eli Attie - Co-executive Producer
  6. Dylan K. Massin - Produced by
  7. Aaron Sorkin - Teleplay
  8. Eli Attie - Story
  9. Timothy Busfield - Director

Opening credits

  1. Aaron Sorkin - Executive Producer
  2. Thomas Schlamme - Executive Producer
  3. Dana Calvo - Story Editor
  4. Jessica Brickman - Staff Writer
  5. David Handelman - Staff Writer
  6. Cinque Henderson - Staff Writer
  7. Melissa Myers - Staff Writer
  8. Amy Turner - Staff Writer





  • Schlamme, T. & Sorkin, A. (Executive Producers). (2007, January 29). Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip [Television program]. Burbank, California: Warner Bros. Television.

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