Smash

  1. Episode 15 Bombshell
    Smash Recap: The (Less) Fat Lady Sings There’s more than enough drama in the season-one finale.
  2. Episode 14 Previews
    Smash Recap: The Show Begins! Finally! Also, Anjelica Huston sings.
  3. Episode 13 Tech
    Smash Recap: I’m in Tech The gang decamps to Boston.
  4. Episode 12 Publicity
    Smash Recap: So, About That Bollywood Number That came out of nowhere, right?
  5. Episode 11 The Movie Star
  6. Episode 10 Understudy
    Smash Recap: Opportunity Is Not a Lengthy Visitor Karen Cartwright finally gets her big shot. Don’t mess it up, Karen!
  7. Episode 9 Hell on Earth
    Smash Recap: A Republican, a Fight, and One Fancy Fox Unfrozen Caveman Husband vs. Michael Swift.
  8. Episode 8 The Coup
    Smash Recap: The Church of St. Gummer Anjelica Huston’s adopted daughter arrives.
  9. Episode 7 The Workshop
  10. Episode 6 Chemistry
    Smash Recap: What Is This Bar Mitzvah You Speak Of? In which Debra Messing has a saucy scene and Anjelica Huston plays Big Buck Hunter.
  11. Episode 5 Let’s Be Bad
    Smash Recap: The Ivy League “Don’t get ahead of yourself.”
  12. Episode 4 The Cost of Art
    Smash Recap: Don’t Dance So Close to Me Katharine McPhee needs to sing a show tune already.
  13. Episode 3 Enter Mr. DiMaggio
    Smash Recap: Swing Batter Batter It’s Joe DiMaggio. And sex.
  14. Episode 2 The Callback
    Smash Recap: Callbacks Ivy or Karen?
  15. Episode 1 Pilot
    Smash Recap: The Play’s the Thing “You could do a baseball number.”
  1. Episodes 16 and 17 The Nominations/The Tonys
    Smash Series Finale Recap: Fade Out on a Girl This is the end, beautiful friends.
  2. Episode 15 The Transfer
  3. Episode 14 The Phenomenon
    Smash Recap: The Sacrificial Goblinweed Goodbye, sweet little gnome.
  4. Episode 13 The Producers
    Smash Recap: The Last Good Cry Let’s hope somebody’s got insurance.
  5. Episode 12 Opening Night
    Smash Recap: A Part Full of Love It’s actually happening.
  6. Episode 11 The Dress Rehearsal
  7. Episode 10 The Surprise Party
    Smash Recap: All the Clouds’ll Roll Away Liza Minnelli brings the magic.
  8. Episode 9 The Parents
    Smash Recap: The Song of Bernadette Karen’s dad comes to town and Bernadette Peters appears.
  9. Episode 8 The Bells and Whistles
    Smash Recap: The Naked and the Dreaming Because why not put Nat King Cole in a Marilyn musical? They were both alive at the same time!
  10. Episode 7 Musical Chairs
    Smash Recap: On the Deck of the Titanic This thing about the show moving to Saturday nights has really bummed us out.
  11. Episode 6 The Fringe
    Smash Recap: May the Fringe Be With You Smash may be the only scripted television show in history that is also a reality show.
  12. Episode 5 The Read-Through
    Smash Recap: The Baitz Motel In last night’s Smash, not very much happened, and what did was mostly logical. What is happening here?
  13. Episode 4 The Song
    Smash Recap: Scarily We Roll Along Brooklyn and the Berkshires?
  14. Episode 3 The Dramaturg
    Smash Recap: Dramaturgenev In which we are finally emotionally involved with Karen Cartwright. Nicely played, Smash. Nicely played.
  15. Episodes 1 and 2 On Broadway/The Fallout
    Smash Recap: It Gets Better Will Smash be better this season? Not sure, but we’ll say this — it’s certainly more professional.

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