How Are Things in Glocca Morra?
"How Are Things in Glocca Morra?"
Season 1
Episode 17
Written By Rachel Sweet &
Aaron Sorkin
Director Marc Buckland
Original Airdate March 9, 1999
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"How Are Things in Glocca Morra?" is the seventeenth episode of the first season and the seventeenth episode of the series overall. It originally aired on March 9, 1999. It was written by Rachel Sweet & Aaron Sorkin and directed by Marc Buckland.


A tennis match has gone longer than expected, delaying Sports Night and messing up Dana's dinner plans with Gordon. The network allows Dana to hand off the show to Sally and Casey is shocked and offended when Dana decides to do exactly that.





  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 (credit only)

Guest starring

  1. Kayla Blake as Kim
  2. Greg Baker as Elliott
  3. Ted McGinley as Gordon
  4. Brenda Strong as Sally
  5. Teri Polo as Rebecca
  6. Jeff Mooring as Dave
  7. Ron Ostrow as Will
  8. Timothy Davis-Reed as Chris


  1. Suzanne Kellogg as Alyson


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. Tracey Stern - Producer
  9. Rachel Sweet - Producer
  10. John Amodeo - Produced by
  11. Aaron Sorkin - Writer
  12. Marc Buckland - Director

Closing credits

  1. Bonnie Zane - Casting
  2. Paula Rosenberg - Casting
  3. Matt Tarses - Co-producer
  4. Stephen Putnam - Associate Producer
  5. David Walpert - Executive Story Editor
  6. Bill Wrubel - Story Editor
  7. Paul Redford - Story Editor
  8. Peter Smokler - Director of Photography
  9. Theo E. Azzari - Production Designer
  10. Janet Ashikaga - Editor
  11. Bruce Chevillat - Unit Production Manager
  12. Keri McIntyre - First Assistant Director
  13. Nicole Burke - Second Assistant Director
  14. W.G. Snuffy Walden - Music