#1 Pilot
#2 The Apology
#3 The Hungry and the Hunted
#4 Intellectual Property
#5 Mary Pat Shelby
#6 The Head Coach, Dinner and the Morning Mail
#7 Dear Louise
#8 Thespis
#9 The Quality of Mercy at 29K
#10 Shoe Money Tonight
#11 The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee
#12 Smoky
#13 Small Town
#14 Rebecca
#15 Dana and the Deep Blue Sea
#16 Sally
#17 How Are Things in Glocca Morra?
#18 The Sword of Orion
#19 Eli's Coming
#20 Ordnance Tactics
#21 Ten Wickets
#22 Napoleon's Battle Plan
#23 What Kind of Day Has it Been

Josh Charles, Peter Krause, Felicity Huffman, Joshua Malina, Sabrina Lloyd, and Robert Guillaume

Executive producers Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Tony Krantz, Executive producer Aaron Sorkin, Executive producer Rob Scheidlinger, Executive producer Thomas Schlamme, Producer Tracey Stern, Producer Rachel Sweet, Produced by John Amodeo

#1 Pilot: Aired Tuesday, September 22, 1998

J.J., a representative of the network, is concerned about the show and tries to make changes over producer Dana's head. Casey is in a bad mood because he's getting a divorce and it's showing on the air. Dana yells at him and Casey thinks about leaving. Dana hires Natalie's first pick for the associate producer job, a passionate man named Jeremy. Natalie also thinks he's cute. A sports miracle helps renew Casey's faith in what he does.

#2 The Apology: Aired Tuesday, September 29, 1998

Dan is written up in "Esquire" and gives the impression that he supports the legalization of marijuana. The network bigwigs insist on an on-air apology, and he ends up telling the story of his brother who died because he emulated Dan's drug habits. Natalie admits she has "feelings" for Jeremy. Jeremy can't make a news spot short enough. Natalie gets Dana thinking romantically about Casey. Casey thinks that Dan's magazine article make him seem "not cool."

#3 The Hungry and the Hunted: Aired Tuesday, October 6, 1998

Jeremy gets "the call" and produces a segment on outdoor activities, but it turns out he has a big problem with hunting. Isaac tells him to speak up more, because even though he might not fit in other places, he fits in at Sports Night. Casey becomes jealous when Dana goes to a formal party looking fabulous and on the arm of another man.

#4 Intellectual Property: Aired Tuesday, October 13, 1998

Casey stresses about Dana dating Gordon and is being hunted by a phantom fly. Dan finds out that the song "Happy Birthday" is not in the public domain.

#5 Mary Pat Shelby: Aired Tuesday, October 20, 1998

A famous football player with a bad reputation agrees to appear on the show. When Natalie meets him in his locker room for a pre-interview, he exposes himself to her and grabs her arm. Dana makes the difficult decision of having him not appear on the show after all, and Natalie, after initially trying to be heroically silent, decides to press charges.

#6 The Head Coach, Dinner and the Morning Mail: Aired Tuesday, October 27, 1998

Natalie goes through with pressing charges. She finds it hard to focus when she becomes the target of the media and hate mail from sports fans. Jeremy can't sleep because he's trying to protect Natalie. Dana recommends to Jeremy that he ask Natalie out to dinner. Jeremy tries to find the perfect place to take Natalie to dinner and ends up making a picnic in the office, but falls into a much needed deep sleep before they can eat. Dana continues to date Gordon and Casey continues to deny his jealousy.

#7 Dear Louise: Aired Tuesday, November 10, 1998

Jeremy writes a letter to his sister about his job: Dan has writer's block, Isaac's daughter is dating an over-acheiving Republican, Gordon is a more formidable verbal sparring partner than Casey anticipated, and Natalie decides to take matters into her own hands and kisses Jeremy.

#8 Thespis: Aired Tuesday, November 17, 1998

Dana is nervous because her family, particularly her mother, is coming to New York for Thanksgiving. She practices thawing her frozen turkey on the light grid of the show. There are complications with the birth of Isaac's first grandchild. It is the anniversay of Dan and Casey's first broadcast together, and Dan can't figure out why Casey isn't more enthusiastic. The ghost of Thespis is causing mischief on the set.

#9 The Quality of Mercy at 29K: Aired Tuesday, December 1, 1998

The show is following two guys climbing Mt. Everest. Dan is trying to find a worthy charity to which to donate money, and ends up meeting one in his own office. Natalie and Jeremy finally admit their feeling for each other. Although they decide to keep their relationship completely out of work, they're already having trouble. A skeptical Dana goes to see "The Lion King" and discovers a love for the theater that she never knew she had. Everyone is starving and no restaurants will deliver because a water main breaks outside the office.

#10 Shoe Money Tonight: Aired Tuesday, December 8, 1998

The gang starts a late-night game of poker when Dan and Casey have to cover the 2am West Coast Update.

#11 The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee: Aired Tuesday, December 15, 1998

The team follows a black honors student and star football player that refuses to play football under a Confederate flag. Casey learns the value of the team the creates the show every night.

#12 Smoky: Aired Tuesday, January 5, 1999

Rumors abound that Isaac might be leaving. Dan decides it's time for Casey to start dating.

#13 Small Town: Aired Tuesday, January 12, 1999

Dana and Casey spend their night off on a double-date disaster. Natalie produces the show by herself.

#14 Rebecca: Aired Tuesday, January 26, 1999

Dana seeks advice from Casey when she thinks Gordon might break up with her. Rumors continue to spread about Isaac's job status.

#15 Dana and the Deep Blue Sea: Aired Tuesday, February 9, 1999

Dana agrees to go snorkeling with Gordon, even though she's afraid of fish, in an attempt to keep the relationship going. Dan is obsessed with Rebecca, a woman who works in the same building.

#16 Sally: Aired Tuesday, February 23, 1999

On a day with no news, Dana stresses about Gordon, Jeremy stresses about meeting Natalie's parents and drinking egg-nog, Dan figures out that Casey slept with Sally and Casey figures out that Gordon slept with Sally also.

#17 How Are Things in Glocca Morra?: Aired Tuesday, March 9, 1999

Dana hands the show over to Sally when it runs late and threatens her relationship with Gordon. Casey can't tell Dana about Gordon's infidelity. Dan tries to cement things with Rebecca. Jeremy writes another letter to his sister.

#18 The Sword of Orion: Aired Tuesday, March 23, 1999

Jeremy becomes obsessed with a yachting disaster after learning that his parents' divorce was ignited by his father's twenty-seven-year-long affair. Dan attempts to get Rebecca to watch a baseball game with him.

#19 Eli's Coming: Aired Tuesday, March 30, 1999

Dan has a bad day when Bobbi Bernstein returns to the broadcast with proof of their affair, and he finds out Rebecca is only separated, not divorced. Casey won't let Dana off the hook for dumping the show. Isaac has a stroke.

#20 Ordnance Tactics: Aired Tuesday, April 6, 1999

There is a bomb scare. In Isaac's absence, the network brass is all over Dana. Jeremy wants to break up with Natalie. Rebecca may go back to her husband. Casey is still seeing Sally.

#21 Ten Wickets: Aired Tuesday, April 13, 1999

Natalie refuses to break up with Jeremy. Rebecca goes back to her husband. Dana is getting forgetful, and Gordon is going to ask her to marry him.

#22 Napoleon's Battle Plan: Aired Tuesday, April 27, 1999

Dan tells Natalie who tells Dana about Gordon sleeping with Sally. Jeremy can't give blood. The guys keep missing their pants.

#23 What Kind of Day Has it Been: Aired Tuesday, May 4, 1999

Casey's son visits the office, and lies to make his dad proud. Gordon dumps Dana because he thinks she's hung up on Casey. Jeremy thinks it would be nice to end the show with a ninth inning rally. Isaac returns.