The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee
"The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee"
Season 1
Episode 11
Written By Aaron Sorkin,
Matt Tarses,
David Walpert &
Bill Wrubel
Director Robert Berlinger
Original Airdate December 15, 1998
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"The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee" is the eleventh episode of the first season and the eleventh episode of the series overall. It originally aired on December 15, 1998. It was written by Aaron Sorkin, Matt Tarses, David Walpert & Bill Wrubel and directed by Robert Berlinger.


Casey appears on The View, but upsets some of his coworkers when he accepts a compliment on his clothes without giving credit to the wardrobe staff. Seven college football players in Tennessee are suspended for refusing to play under the Confederate Flag and Isaac resists the idea that he's obliged to get personally involved in the story just because he's black.





  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. Kayla Blake as Kim
  2. Greg Baker as Elliott
  3. Janel Moloney as Monica
  4. Joy Behar as Herself
  5. Star Jones as Herself
  6. Debbie Matenopoulos as Herself
  7. Meredith Viera as Herself


  1. Timothy Davis-Reed as Chris
  2. Ron Ostrow as Will
  3. Jeff Mooring as Dave
  4. Doyle Holmon as Roland Shepard


  1. Amy Powell as Kelly Kirkpatrick (voice only)


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. Lynn Siefert - Consulting Producer
  9. Tracey Stern - Producer
  10. Rachel Sweet - Producer
  11. John Amodeo - Produced by
  12. Aaron Sorkin - Writer
  13. and Matt Tarses - Writer
  14. & David Walpert - Writer
  15. & Bill Wrubel - Writer
  16. Robert Berlinger - 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. Peter Smokler - Director of Photography
  8. Theo E. Azzari - Production Designer
  9. Janet Ashikaga - Editor
  10. Bruce Chevillat - Unit Production Manager
  11. Keri McIntyre - First Assistant Director
  12. Nicole Burke - Second Assistant Director
  13. W.G. Snuffy Walden - Music