You have no idea what was taken from me this morning. How am I supposed to... feel safe? Who do I trust?
—Carter, to Mike
In The Heat Of The Day is the 5th episode of Season 2 of Spin City.

Synopsis Edit

While jogging in the park to support the Mayor's fitness initiative, Carter is apprehended by the police, who mistake him for a mugger. To Carter's chagrin, Michael wants to downplay the incident, while Carter wants to publicize his own outrage. Meanwhile, Paul becomes paranoid that he himself is a racist; and James struggles to pull off a successful date.

Starring Edit

Michael J. Fox as Mike Flaherty
Richard Kind as Paul Lassiter
Alan Ruck as Stuart Bondek
Michael Boatman as Carter Heywood
Connie Britton as Nikki Faber
Alexander Chaplin as James Hobert
Victoria Dillard as Janelle Cooper
and Barry Bostwick as Randall Winston

Recurring cast

Jennifer Esposito as Stacey Paterno

Guest starring

Faith Prince as Claudia Sacks


Zandy Hartig as Katie
Manuel E. Santiago as Councilman Rodriguez
Dennis Palladino as Sergeant
Tim Devlin as Arresting Officer
Raul Esparza as Reporter
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