Mike raises some eyebrows when he claims that Carter's new boyfriend (James Patrick Stuart) rubs him the wrong way; the Mayor gives an earful to a reporter from Paul's hometown newspaper; good Samaritans vie for the city's humanitarian award. Clarice: Cynthia Vance. Samaritan #1: Robb Pruitt. Samaritan #2: Lori Tan Chinn. Carter: Michael Boatman. James: Alexander Chaplin. Paul: Richard Kind.