|Let's Be Bad|
|Season 1, Episode 5|
|Air date||March 5, 2012|
|Written by||Julie Rottenberg and Elisa Zuritsky|
|Directed by||Jamie Babbit|
The Cost of Art
"Let's Be Bad" is the 5th episode of Season 1, and the 5th episode of the series overall.
Karen finds a new use for her acting talents as she joins Dev at a high-powered government party. The drama between Michael and Julia heats up, as Eileen and Tom’s ambitious assistant Ellis forge an alliance. Ivy senses trouble in her relationship with Derek.
- Neal Bledsoe as John Goodwin
- Will Chase as Michael Swift
- Leslie Odom, Jr. as Sam Strickland
- Emory Cohen as Leo Houston
- Charlie Semine as Mr. Denby
- Nitya Vidyasagar as Jill Abrams
- Savannah Wise as Jessica
- Phillip Speath as Dennis
- Ann Harada as Linda
- Wesley Taylor as Bobby
- Jenny Laroche as Sue
- Michaels Holmes as Director
- Let's Be Bad from Smash. Sung by Ivy.
- A Song For You by Donny Hathaway. Sung by Michael.
- It's A Man's Man's Man's World by James Brown. Sung by Karen.
- This episode scored a 2.7 rating 18-49 with 7.90 Million total viewers
- This is the first episode to be named after a song featured in it, and it is the first to be named after an original song
|Pilot • The Callbacks • Enter Mr. DiMaggio • The Cost of Art • Let's Be Bad • Chemistry • The Workshop • The Coup • Hell on Earth • Understudy • The Movie Star • Publicity • Tech • Previews • Bombshell|