This is What I Wanted to Say is the tenth episode and season finale of the first season of For the People.

Short SummaryEdit

Sandra defends a hydrologist accused of spying for the Chinese government, but the similarities between this and a former case she lost has her confidence shaken. Meanwhile, Jay faces his fears and goes up against Kate in a case involving a PTA president accused of selling drugs to students and Allison receives a tempting proposition from her wine-forger client, and Leonard reaches out to Kate for advice that culminates with a surprising confession.

Full SummaryEdit


  • Jill Carlan
  • Roger Gunn
  • Allison Adams
  • Kate Littlejohn
  • Jay Simmons
  • Leonard Knox
  • Seth Oliver
  • Sandra Bell
  • Tina Krissman
  • Nicholas Byrne
  • Anya Ooms
  • Melora Knox
  • Alice Huang
  • Nancy Martin
  • Helen Hatcher
  • Toby Mahler
  • Celia Chavez
  • Lara Abkin
  • Hanne Fane
  • Dana Gallagher
  • Michael Gallagher
  • Andrew Davis
  • Jonas Jorgenson
  • Emily Reiner
  • Jennifer Cappelli
  • Theresa Wood
  • Jury Foreperson
  • Gail Broti

Main CastEdit

Guest StarsEdit


Legal CasesEdit


Song Performer Scene
"Until I Get Mine" Claire Guerreso
  • Jill and Roger wake up in bed together.
  • Kate and Anya have sex, as do Leonard and Hanna.
  • Both Allison and Seth lie alone in bed.
  • Sandra has been working all night on Mohammed Fayed's appeal.
  • Tina walks across the Brooklyn Bridge.
  • Nicholas leaves for work.
  • Jay arrives at the clerk's desk.
"Keep Running" DAVIE
  • Kate throws Seth out of her office.
  • Allison visits Toby to find out why he missed the meeting.
  • He expresses interest in seeing her. They drink wine.
"True Love Waits" Radiohead
  • Kate tells Leonard she will miss him. He tells her he has already accepted the job, which moves her.
  • She leaves the restaurant and receives a text.
  • Allison goes to see Toby and they have sex.
  • Kate arrives at Seth's. They both need someone to talk to.
  • Nicholas tells Sandra she is worthy.

Notes and TriviaEdit

For The People 1x10 Promo "This is What I Wanted to Say" (HD) Season Finale

For The People 1x10 Promo "This is What I Wanted to Say" (HD) Season Finale

  • This episode scored 2.37 million viewers.
  • Title Drop: Seth says it to Allison after confessing his love to her.


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Behind the ScenesEdit


See AlsoEdit

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