Dear Louise
"Dear Louise"
Season 1
Episode 7
Written By Aaron Sorkin
Director Thomas Schlamme
Original Airdate November 10, 1998
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"Dear Louise" is the seventh episode of the first season and the seventh episode of the series overall. It originally aired on November 10, 1998. It was written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Thomas Schlamme.


Jeremy writes a letter to his sister Louise, describing a day in the office. Dan struggles with writer's block and Natalie tries to help him by acting as if it were the hiccups. Isaac is unhappy that his teenage daughter is dating a young Republican.





  1. Josh Charles as Dan Rydell
  2. Peter Krause as Casey McCall
  3. Felicity Huffman as Dana Whitaker
  4. Joshua Malina as Jeremy Goodwin
  5. Sabrina Lloyd as Natalie Hurley
  6. and Robert Guillaume as Isaac Jaffe

Guest starring

  1. Kayla Blake as Kim
  2. Greg Baker as Elliott
  3. Ted McGinley as Gordon


  1. Jeff Mooring as Dave
  2. Timothy Davis-Reed as Chris
  3. Ron Ostrow as Will
  4. Jolie Jackunas as Stacy


Opening Credits

  1. Aaron Sorkin - Creator
  2. Brian Grazer - Executive Producer
  3. Ron Howard - Executive Producer
  4. Tony Krantz - Executive Producer
  5. Aaron Sorkin - Executive Producer
  6. Rob Scheidlinger - Executive Producer
  7. Thomas Schlamme - Executive Producer
  8. Lynn Siefert - Consulting Producer
  9. Tracey Stern - Producer
  10. Rachel Sweet - Producer
  11. John Amodeo - Produced by
  12. David Walpert - Writer
  13. and Aaron Sorkin - Writer
  14. Thomas Schlamme - Director

Closing credits

  1. Bonnie Zane - Casting
  2. Paula Rosenberg - Casting
  3. Matt Tarses - Co-producer
  4. Stephen Putnam - Associate Producer
  5. David Walpert - Executive Story Editor
  6. Bill Wrubel - Story Editor
  7. Peter Smokler - Director of Photography
  8. Theo E. Azzari - Production Designer
  9. Janet Ashikaga - Editor
  10. Bruce Chevillat - Unit Production Manager
  11. Keri McIntyre - First Assistant Director
  12. Nicole Burke - Second Assistant Director
  13. W.G. Snuffy Walden - Music


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