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'Smash' Recap: 62 Eyerolls From Episode 15, 'Bombshell,' In Chronological Order

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Previously on "Smash": "Go get that ring!" "That's the end?" "The stupid SONG will be FINISHED!" "Someone tried to poison her." "Who's going to play Marilyn?"

Presented without commentary, the most absurd, comical, self-serious and/or humorless moments from episode 15, "Bombshell," in chronological order.

1. The first-person walk-to-stage shot.
2. Title card: "12 HOURS EARLIER" [Author's note: Biggest eyeroll of the season]
3. "Derek just stormed out."
4. Ellis' suit.
5. "It's my mom."
6. "It's my fiance."
7. Derek's "Marilyn costume" flashbacks.
8. The overly dramatic "Smash" title card.
9. "She's at least a foot taller."
10. "Simon, I need that wig."
11. "Josh, where is the wig?"
12. "SHE NEEDS TO MAKE A PHONE CALL!"
13. "I love you so much."
14. "I can't believe this."
15. "You can't let this happen!"
16. "Why don't you do a Starbucks run for the creative team?"
17. "I didn't get Rebecca Duvall out of your way so you could ignore me yet again."
18. "You heard me."
19. "Rebecca Duvall? Nice enough person for a movie star, but she wasn't going to get us to Broadway."
20. "Don't ever call me an assistant ever again. I am a producer."
21. "You haven't heard the last of this."
22. "Do we have anything for her to wear that doesn't resemble a sack of turnips?"
23. "There isn't a belt in the building?"
24. "I thought you needed me; that's why I came."
25. "I'm not running away from you. I'm running away from myself."
26. Frank seeing Julia and Michael bathed in red light.
27. "The things. That we created. Maybe that's all we can do."
28. "I got us lunch. It's so greasy, mom, you're gonna love it."
29. Ivy's stank face.
30. Ivy's pouty stank face.
31. "It doesn't make any sense, Derek. If it was going to be a nobody, why not me?"
32. "She just has something that you don't."
33. "Ivy, hey: did you find the ring?"
34. Ivy running away from Dev.
35. The NBC press photo of Karen Iowa singing karaoke.
36. Ivy pulling out the engagement ring.
37. "Who put this in here?"
38. "I did."
39. "He left it in my room."
40. "Men are men."
41. "Where do you think?"
42. "I thought I was losing you."
43. "We got through it."
44. "We're through the worst of this."
45. "If you want a hit, then be QUIET. I will give you one, and -- afterwards -- you can say thank you."
46. "There's nothing gospel about Marilyn."
47. "You're the one who wanted to end this in a suicide."
48. "It's such a good musical."
49. "I threw up. I never throw up. The last time I threw up I was pregnant with Leo."
50. "Actually, she's missing."
51. "I came to check up on Marilyn and to give this back to you."
52. "My assistant tried to poison her with peanuts."
53. "She took the wig off. In this production that's paramount to 'I quit.'"
54. "She's mine now."
55. "You don't understand because you don't understand love."
56. "I was a little upset about something."
57. "How could I miss it? You're going to play Marilyn!"
58. "Whatever happens next, don't ever doubt that you're a star."
59. "And I do understand love."
60. Dev's smile.
61. Ivy's literal handful of pills.
62. Announcer: "Follow 'Smash' all summer long. On Facebook."

"Smash" returns to NBC in 2013.