First Inning is the season premiere of the second season and the 11th overall episode of For the People.

Short SummaryEdit

Sandra, with the help of new investigator Ted, must defend a teenage gamer whose online argument leads to a police raid that ends with the death of a United States senator. A personal connection to the "swatting" case makes Roger determined to charge the teenager to the fullest extent of the law and pushes Kate to her limits in the process. Meanwhile, Jay is tasked with defending New York's most spoiled millennial from going to jail for her petty crimes.

Full SummaryEdit


  • Jill Carlan
  • Roger Gunn
  • Allison Adams
  • Ted
  • Kate Littlejohn
  • Jay Simmons
  • Leonard Knox
  • Seth Oliver
  • Sandra Bell
  • Tina Krissman
  • Nicholas Byrne
  • Fred Carson
  • Celia Chavez
  • Bob Colgate
  • Cindy Colgate
  • Holiday Colgate
  • Newscaster
  • Theresa Wood
  • Molly Sarco
  • Julian Sarco
  • Sanjay Patel
  • Steven Tate
  • Monica Vinuza
  • FBI Agent
  • Jury Foreperson
  • ESU Commander
  • 2x01ESUOfficer.png ESU Officer
  • 2x01ESUOfficer2.png ESU Officer 2
  • First Boring White Guy
  • Second Boring White Guy
  • Third Boring White Guy

Main CastEdit

Guest StarsEdit


Legal CasesEdit


Song Performer Scene
"Higher" Outasight
  • The lawyers do their jobs.
  • Nicholas speeches before the baseball game.
"We Came to Win" Asiahn (feat. Chief Roc)
  • Nicholas calls for the game to start.
  • The lawyers play baseball. Not everyone's paying attention.
  • Tina tells Jay it's still first inning. They are terrible.
"Apple Juice" Jessie Reyez
  • Julian is found guilty for three out of four charges.
  • Roger, Leonard, Sandra, and Jill go back to their offices.
  • Leonard walks past Kate and finds Seth has taken back his office.
  • Molly comes by to thank Sandra for defending her son. Sandra comforts her.
  • Fred comes by to thank Leonard. Kate and Roger watch their hug.

Notes and TriviaEdit

For The People - Season 2 Trailer

For The People - Season 2 Trailer

  • This episode scored 3.07 million viewers.
  • Title Drop: Tina says to Jay they're still in first inning in their baseball game.
  • The episode marks the addition of Charles Michael Davis to the main cast as Ted, the public defenders' new investigator.
  • While Leonard Knox wasn't part of the baseball game, actor Regé-Jean Page was on set. The game was likely intended as a way to create a fun moment not only for the characters but for the entire main cast as well.


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Behind the ScenesEdit


See AlsoEdit

A complete overview of this episode's crew can be found here.

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