'Smash' Recap: Ivy Drops The Nice-Girl Act & Sabatoges Karen

Mon, February 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT by 3 Comments

Is anyone still on Team Ivy after this week’s ‘Smash’? Seriously, I’d like to know.

The Feb. 27 episode of Smash taught us two very important lessons: Ivy (Megan Hilty) is a total bitch, and Nick Jonas — who did not play himself, despite his current position on Broadway — is officially a man. Wait, make that the man.

This week marked the first group rehearsals for Marilyn, and Ivy wasn’t exactly thrilled to discover that Karen (Katharine McPhee) nabbed a spot in the ensemble. And because she’s apparently more petty and immature than we knew, Ivy spent the whole rehearsal criticizing Karen for singing too loudly, dancing too wildly, and generally failing to blend in. Worse still, Tom (Christian Borle) and Derek (Jack Davenport) listened to her and cut Karen from one of the numbers!

In a surprising turn of events, the ensemble flunkies who appeared to be completely loyal to Ivy decided to take Karen under their wing and teach her how to blend in with the crowd. Unfortunately, this newfound friendship led to a much-too-stagey karaoke performance of “Rumor Has It.”

(I get that the world loves Adele — God knows I do — but I was under the impression that it’s annoying when people try too hard at karaoke. I guess I need to keep reminding myself this is TV.)

It’s also becoming more apparent than ever that we’re supposed to be rooting for Karen as the underdog, which is fine, because that’s kind of what I’ve been doing all along. Now that Ivy is showing her true colors — and they’re all super-dark — I think it’s only a matter of time before she gets dethroned.

So how did Nick Jonas come into the picture, you ask? He played a former child star named Lyle who had worked with Marilyn‘s creative team way back in the day. While Julia (Debra Messing), Tom and Derek saw his return to New York as an opportunity to catch up with an old friend, Eileen (Anjelica Huston) looked at him with dollar signs in her eyes.

Nick — I mean, “Lyle” — also worked his charms on Ivy, but just when he was about to seal the deal, Eileen and her divorce-induced weepiness totally c-blocked him. But I guess that was for the best.

I mean, does Ivy really want to be known as the bitchiest and sluttiest character on this show?

— Andy Swift

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ArunaAdvaney

Posted at 9:18 PM on February 4, 2013  

What does “c-blocked” mean?

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Vinsentti

Posted at 4:20 AM on March 18, 2012  

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neisha hammond

Posted at 11:29 AM on March 1, 2012  

Hi! I know that Nick Jonas may read this so please will you please go to prom with me?????? I don’t care if you come in sneakers….JUST PLEASE TRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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