Smash “Enter Mr. DiMaggio” Review

Smash had spent so much time on the casting for the role of Marilyn that I had expected a similar experience for the casting of the big romantic lead in "Enter Mr. DiMaggio." Unfortunately, there was very little in the way of casting for the role of Joe DiMaggio and instead we got a lot of largely forgettable fluff.

We got more of the Jerry and Eileen divorce drama. After the first two episodes, it was already clear that Eileen was determined to get this project running on her own and that she would face challenges because of her divorce. No significant details were added to this story tonight, although I did enjoy the running bit of Eileen tossing her drink into Jerry’s face.

We also dipped a little toe into the drama around Derek and Ivy’s relationship. Ivy expressed doubts about the nature of their relationship but Derek seemed to be legitimately interested in her. There wasn’t much new material here either, except for the fact that now Tom and Julia know about the not-so-secret secret. Read More... 


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