And the Crowd Goes Wild
"And the Crowd Goes Wild"
Season 2
Episode 14
Teleplay By Tom Szentgyorgyi and
Aaron Sorkin
Story By Tom Szentgyorgyi
Director Alex Graves
Original Airdate February 8, 2000
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"And the Crowd Goes Wild" is the fourteenth episode of the second season and the thirty seventh episode of the series overall. It originally aired on February 8, 2000. The teleplay was written by Tom Szentgyorgyi and Aaron Sorkin from a story by Szentgyorgyi and directed by Alex Graves.


Jeremy and Natalie's breakup begins to impact the show after Jeremy asks for his stuff back. Casey is temporarily blinded from an eye test, and Dan takes the opportunity to play practical jokes on him. After a riot breaks out at Madison Square Garden, Natalie objects to the show turning over its film of the event to the police.





  1. Josh Charles as Dan Rydell
  2. Peter Krause as Casey McCall
  3. Felicity Huffman as Dana Whitaker
  4. Joshua Malina as Jeremy Goodwin
  5. Sabrina Lloyd as Natalie Hurley
  6. and Robert Guillaume as Isaac Jaffe

Guest starring

  1. William H. Macy as Sam
  2. Spencer Garrett as Peter Sadler
  3. Kayla Blake as Kim
  4. Greg Baker as Elliott
  5. Jeff Mooring as Dave
  6. Ron Ostrow as Will
  7. Timothy Davis-Reed as Chris


Opening Credits

  1. Aaron Sorkin - Creator
  2. Brian Grazer - Executive Producer
  3. Ron Howard - Executive Producer
  4. Tony Krantz - Executive Producer
  5. Aaron Sorkin - Executive Producer
  6. Rob Scheidlinger - Executive Producer
  7. Thomas Schlamme - Executive Producer
  8. Kevin Falls - Co-executive Producer
  9. Matt Tarses - Producer
  10. David Walpert - Co-producer
  11. John Amodeo - Supervising Producer
  12. Tom Szentgyorgyi - Teleplay
  13. and Aaron Sorkin - Teleplay
  14. Tom Szentgyorgyi - Story
  15. Alex Graves - Director

Closing credits

  1. Bonnie Zane - Casting
  2. Paula Rosenberg - Casting
  3. Bruce Chevillat - Co-producer
  4. Stephen Putnam - Associate Producer
  5. Bill Wrubel - Executive Story Editor
  6. Peter Smokler - Director of Photography
  7. Tho. E. Azzari - Production Designer
  8. Janet Ashikaga - Editor
  9. Bruce Chevillat - Unit Production Manager
  10. Keri L. McIntyre - First Assistant Director
  11. Shawn Hanley - Second Assistant Director
  12. W.G. Snuffy Walden - Music