Season 2, Episode 8
Air date October 5, 2012
Written by Paul Keables
Directed by Jean de Segonzac
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"Consequence" is the eighth episode of the second season. It is the sixteenth episode of the series overall. It premiered on October 5, 2012. It was written by Paul Keables and directed by Jean de Segonzac.

Mayor Tom Kane struggles to gather the approval he needs to sustain the city's deficit from the city council. His fiscal woes are worsened when Governor McCall Cullen dumps the national guard bill on him. Kane accepts an alliance with Alderman Ross in desperation and Ross betrays him. Emma Kane is distraught when her grandfather slips into a coma after a fall and sleeps with Ian Todd. Darius Morrison is beaten up for stealing from Trey Rogers. He goes to Emma's house and sees her with Ian. Ben Zajac wins the support from State's Attorney Jeff Doyle after an on air rant wins back public sympathy.




  1. Kelsey Grammer as Mayor Tom Kane
  2. Connie Nielsen as Meredith Kane
  3. Hannah Ware as Emma Kane
  4. Jeff Hephner as Ben Zajac
  5. Kathleen Robertson as Kitty O'Neill
  6. Troy Garity as Sam Miller
  7. Rotimi as Darius Morrison
  8. Jonathan Groff as Ian Todd
  9. Sanaa Lathan as Mona Fredericks

Special guest starring

Guest starring

  1. Amy Morton as Senator Catherine Walsh
  2. Daniel J. Travanti as Gerald "Babe" McGantry
  3. Francis Guinan as Governor McCall Cullen
  4. Karen Aldridge as Dr. Ella Harris
  5. Marin Ireland as Claire Mann
  6. James Vincent Meredith as Alderman Ross
  7. John Hoogenakker as State's Attorney Jeff Doyle
  8. Tony Mockus as Mayor Rutledge
  9. Nicole Forester as Maggie Zajac

    1.  Weston Ford as Zajac's Son
    2.  Jose Antonio Garcia as Galvez
    3.  Mary Hollis Inboden as Jackie Shope
    4.  Bruce Jarchow as Carpenter
    5.  Anish Jethmalani as the Male Nurse
    6.  Brian King as Chuck
    7.  Trinity Murdock as Ward Boss 1

Co-starring continued
    8.  Stephenie Park as the Receptionist
    9.  Gabriel Ruiz as Dilip Singh / Cullen's Aide
  10.  Rebecca Spence as Tina
  11.  Mildred Langford as Deondra
  12.  Phillip Edward Van Lear as Alderman Alverson
  13.  Celeste Williams as Karen


Opening credits

  1. Peter Giuliano - Episodic Producer
  2. Julie Hebert - Co-Exeuctive Producer
  3. Bradford Winters - Co-Exeuctive Producer
  4. Stella Bulochnikov - Executive Producer
  5. Brian Sher - Executive Producer
  6. Gus Van Sant - Executive Producer
  7. Dee Johnson - Executive Producer
  8. Farhad Safinia - Executive Producer
  9. Kelsey Grammer - Executive Producer
  10. Farhad Safinia - Creator
  11. Paul Keables - Writer
  12. Jean de Segonzac - Director

Closing credits

  1. Randy S. Nelson - Associate Producer
  2. Angelina Burnett - Executive Story Editor
  3. Kevin J. Hynes - Story Editor
  4. Richard Rutkowski - Director of Photography
  5. Christopher Brown - Production Designer
  6. Kevin Casey - Editor
  7. Joshua Throne - Unit Production Manager
  8. Luis Nieves - First Assistant Director
  9. Stefan Rand - Second Assistant Director
  10. Brian Reitzell - Composer and Music Supervisor
  11. Daniel Lopatin - Guest musician
  12. Kim Wilcox - Costume Design
  13. Claire Simon - Chicago Casting
  14. Lauren Grey - Casting


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