106 “The Wrap Party” (Sixth Episode)

Matthew Perry as Matt Albie, Timothy Busfield as Cal Shanley, Eli Wallach as Eli Weintraub, Bradley Whitford as Danny Tripp — NBC Photo: Mike Ansell
Broadcast: October 23, 2006
Teleplay by: Aaron Sorkin
Story by: Melissa Myers & Amy Turner (source: Daniel Kurland)
Directed by: David Semel (source: Daniel Kurland)
  • “A drunken Jordan (Amanda Peet) makes friends with the cast during an after-show party; Danny (Bradley Whitford) tries to get Matt’s (Matthew Perry) mind off Harriet (Sarah Paulson) with the help of three sexy women; Simon (D.L. Hughley) makes a plea to hire more black writers and Cal (Timothy Busfield) deals with a mysterious man backstage (guest star Eli Wallach). Steven Weber and Nathan Corddry also star.” (source NBC)
  • “The cast and crew gets better acquainted with an intoxicated Jordan at a wrap party; three sexy women help Danny try to alleviate Matt’s ex-girlfriend woes; Simon wants €Studio 60€ to hire more black writers; Cal encounters a strange man (Eli Wallach) wandering around backstage.” (source TV Guide)