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Episode Guide
Kiss Me Kate is the eighth episode of the first season and the eighth episode overall. It originally aired on November 2, 1994.


Bailey is shocked when Kate tells him that she plans to stay a virgin until she marries. When Bailey doesn't accept her decision and Kate doesn't change her mind, they break up. Julia teams up with songwriter who wants to put her poetry into music. Claudia is named one of Bay area's most gifted young musicians and lets her success go to her head.



Scott Wolf - Bailey Salinger

Matthew Fox - Charlie Salinger

Neve Campbell - Julia Salinger

Lacey Chabert - Claudia Salinger

Paula Devicq - Kirsten Bennett

Scott Grimes - Will McCorkle


Brandon Porter - Owen Salinger

Taylor Porter - Owen Salinger

Mitchell Anderson - Ross Werkman


Bruke Bryat - Tyler Dermont (uncredited)

George Jeffery - Doorman (uncredited)

Eric Pierpoint - Bruce Curran


Charlie: What are you doing?
Claudia: I want to help
Julia: You'll hurt your hands
Claudia: But Charlie, you asked me!
Charlie: What was I talking about? A big star like you?
Bailey: Besides, an artist needs her sleep
Claudia: It's OK. I don't care
Julia: Go to bed, Claud
Charlie: You owe it to your public

Charlie: I really need you help. What do you say?
Claudia: Sorry. Too risky.

Charlie: I mean, writing things down, it just comes so naturally to you. You're a real good writer, Jul. And I know I'm not the best advice-giver or anything, but...I think whatever you do, you shouldn't stop writing. Whatever you do, you should write about it.