"Sex Club"
CI, Episode 4.14
Production number: E5414
First aired: 20 February 2005
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th of 195 released in CI
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Kay Connelly
Teleplay By
Elizabeth Benjamin

Story By
Elizabeth Benjamin & René Balcer

Directed By
Alex Chapple

The death of a former adult magazine centerfold reveals a connection to a candidate for Congress and activities he undertook with his former wife.




Main cast

Guest cast


Bacchus & Venus; Men's Privilege; Bartleby's Auction House


"Since I have no intention of asking Mr. Radcliff any questions about that document, I see no basis to turn it over to him."
"That is the lamest argument I've heard in a month; if it's evidence he has a right examine it!"

- Ron Carver and Judge Aguilar

"Tough to tell your kid you neglected them because you were too busy romancing the seventh fleet."

- James Deakins

Background information and notes

  • This episode was loosely based on the lives of actress Jeri Ryan and ex-husband Jack Ryan, who both attempted to keep experiences at a club similar to the one in this episode private. They wished to do so, much like in the episode, to protect their child. However, media outlets sued for the release of the records because Jack was running for the US Senate, much like the character of Radcliffe who was running for Congress. Jack Ryan withdrew from the race.

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