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The Coup
Season 1, Episode 8
NUP 147482 0813 a l
Air date March 26, 2012
Written by Theresa Rebeck
Directed by Paris Barclay
Episode Guide
The Workshop
Hell on Earth

"The Coup" is the 8th episode of Season 1, and the 8th episode of the series overall.


The team deals with the aftermath of the workshop. Ivy remains in the dark about her fate, while Derek recruits Karen to help him steal the musical from Tom and Julia. Eileen must face up to her ex-husband, Jerry, when their daughter Katie pays a surprise visit from India.


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  • This episode scored a 2.2 rating 18-49 with 6.35 Million total viewers


Smash 1x08 Promo "The Coup"00:30

Smash 1x08 Promo "The Coup"

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