The Newsroom: Season 2, Episode 6

One Step Too Many (18 Aug. 2013)

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Will makes an appearance on an ACN morning show. Jim meets old friends and foes when Hallie comes to visit. The ACN staff interview a general with knowledge of Operation Genoa, but Jerry's handling of the interview may prove costly.



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Late March, 2012: Continuing his coverage of the Republican candidacy race, Will continues to obsess over audience approval numbers while Nina convinces him he needs to soften his image. Jerry and Mac assemble the first few meetings of the Red Team for Genoa and find a potential source in a retired military official. Meanwhile, Maggie continues to deal with the side effects of her time in Africa and Jim and Hallie reunite. Written by Nadia Nassar

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Before the general's interview, it shows a "March Madness" game being played on TV, because he wanted to be able to watch the tournament during the interview. However, it is being played at the University of Kentucky and "UK" is listed as the home team. Teams cannot play on their home court during the NCAA Tournament. See more »


Taylor Warren: I have a number of questions.
Jim Harper: I'll try to answer them with the same detail and honesty you've always answered mine.
Aubrey Lyons: What were you doing on a Sex and the City tour bus to begin with?
Jim Harper: My girlfriend at the time liked the show and I was showing an interest in her interests.
Taylor Warren: And Maggie didn't know you were on the bus when she shouted that she loved you?
Jim Harper: That's not what she shouted.
Taylor Warren: And she didn't know someone was filming it?
Jim Harper: No.
Taylor Warren: So it was kind of a gaffe?... Life and death and you guys can't get ...
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2.6 is ***
19 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The premise here is to check out those news story even if they appear on surface to be authentic.

What's going on with the nerve gas allegedly dropped in a Pakistani village? Did it really occur or did it not happen?

Everyone else on the show seems to be enjoying themselves by drinking the night away. That Republican woman gets herself fired by wanting to change the Romney strategy. Perhaps, they should have listened to her.

Will, as always, is most effective when he is delivering the news. His stint on a morning television show becomes a disaster when he will not play by the roles.

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