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The Practice

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Drama Mystery Rated: 14+ (TV-14)1997 - 20048 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Prime Video Hulu 

A provocative legal drama focused on young associates at a bare-bones Boston firm and their scrappy boss, Bobby Donnell. The show's forte is its storylines about “people who walk a moral tightrope.”The Practice featuring Steve Harris and Camryn Manheim has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Hulu, free on Yahoo TV, and 5 others. It's a crime and drama show with 168 episodes over 8 seasons. The Practice is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (6,908 votes).

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53 episodes (32%) are available to watch free online (Yahoo View).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

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Mar 4, 1997
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Pilot Mar 4, 1997 Bobby defends Rachel Reynolds, a young woman facing drug charges. She is not a drug dealer, but was trying to cover for her brother. Lindsay represents Emerson Ray, who is suing a tobacco company in a wrongful death suit. Lindsay's favourite law professor, Anderson Pearson, represents the defence. Eugene represents "Free Willy", a man who exposes himself in public.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Part I

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Mar 11, 1997
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Part I Mar 11, 1997 Bobby represents a man facing armed robbery charges. His strategy is to plead out to lesser charges. Eugene's client fears for her and her 11 year old son's safety, at the hands of her ex-husband. Eugene makes several attempts to get a restraining order. The situation has deadly consequences. Bobby tries to secure a loan and pays a visit to Jimmy Berluti, his friend and banker.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Trial And Error

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Mar 18, 1997
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Trial And Error Mar 18, 1997 Bobby plans to represent Gerald Braun in a wrongful death suit against Ronald Martin. Eugene's "Free Willy" returns, after being arrested in a peculiar position with a hooker. Defence Lawyers in the Emerson Ray case make a motion to have the case dismissed. Bobby fears that the judge is biased. Jimmy, Bobby's friend the banker, is fired for approving a construction loan under false pretences and Bobby decides to hire him.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Part IV

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Mar 25, 1997
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Part IV Mar 25, 1997 An extremely nervous Lindsey goes up against the tobacco industry and her old Law School Professor in her very first jury trial. Outraged by the release of his daughter's killer, Dr. Braun takes matters into his own hands.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Part V

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Apr 1, 1997
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Part V Apr 1, 1997 Preparing for Dr. Braun's murder trial, Jimmy comes up with a controversial defence after the client refuses to argue temporary insanity. Meanwhile, Eugene bets both Lindsey and an ADA that he can win a hopeless case, and Ellenor finally comes face to face with the Podiatrist she met through the personal ads.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Part VI

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Apr 8, 1997
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Part VI Apr 8, 1997 Dr. Braun's emotional and outrageous murder trial finally begins, with Bobby going up against a known ADA who is also a famous Rabbi. Eugene represents a boy accused of statutory rape, after he impregnates a 13 year old girl.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Reasonable Doubts

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Sep 20, 1997
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Reasonable Doubts Sep 20, 1997 Bobby's judgment is called into question by the firm's other members when he becomes romantically involved with a beautiful, icy client who shot to death a male neighbor she claims was attempting to rape her. The prosecution says it was murder.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Betrayal

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Sep 23, 1997
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Betrayal Sep 23, 1997 The firm defends Joey Heric, a colorful client on trial for the murder of his lover. Jimmy is tried on solicitation charges by a vengeful district attorney.

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Season 02, Episode 03 The Blessing

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Sep 27, 1997
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The Blessing Sep 27, 1997 Bobby and Gamble clash in and out of the courtroom when an emotional assisted-suicide case forces them to confront painful memories. Meanwhile, Lindsay goes head-to-head with her ex-boyfriend when she defends an elderly bookie.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Dog Bite

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Oct 4, 1997
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Dog Bite Oct 4, 1997 Jimmy finally gets his first case, that of a little girl bitten by a dog. A juror approaches Lindsay with inside information on a case. Eugene defends a one-legged mugger.

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Season 02, Episode 05 First Degree (1)

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Oct 11, 1997
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First Degree (1) Oct 11, 1997 Ellenor and Lindsay face disbarment proceedings for their unethical conduct. Bobby defends a man accused of murdering his lover's husband. Eugene represents a police officer applying for disability, claiming the job made him a racist.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Sex, Lies and Monkeys (2)

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Oct 18, 1997
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Sex, Lies and Monkeys (2) Oct 18, 1997 Ellenor is sued by George Vogelman, her podiatrist friend, for causing him emotional distress, while Jimmy defends a man who lost his job because in the eyes of his boss, he looks like a monkey. Lindsay has hazy recollections about a night out with Chris Kelton.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Search and Seizure

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Oct 25, 1997
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Search and Seizure Oct 25, 1997 Rebecca's friend enlists the firm to try to set a legal precedent by forcing his wife to have a C-section against her wishes. Benny Small is tried for drug possession.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Passing Go

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Sep 27, 1998
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Passing Go Sep 27, 1998 Bobby is hit by a car while his mind is involved on other matters. Meanwhile, Ellenor becomes disillusioned with the law when she comes to the realization that underhanded behavior has become second nature to her. Eugene defends a young man on murder charges. Bobby visits his father. Rebecca shocks the firm when she announces she's passed the bar exam.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Reasons to Believe

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Oct 4, 1998
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Reasons to Believe Oct 4, 1998 Helen and Lindsay move in together. Rebecca tries her first case. Anderson Pearson calls on Lindsay to defend him when he's arrested for the murder of a stalker.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Body Count

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Oct 11, 1998
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Body Count Oct 11, 1998 Bobby and Lindsay lay the groundwork for the Pearson trial. George Vogelman, the podiatrist that answered Ellenor's personal ad (episodes #5, #12), comes into the office with a severed head in his medicine bag. Ellenor and Eugene try to determine what to do with Vogelman. Jimmy and Rebecca defend Jesse Manning, an elderly man accused of plotting to murder his wife. The prosecution's case is based solely on evidence of his step-by-step drawings of the murder and an intricately devised plan for the perfect murder.

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Season 03, Episode 04 The Defenders

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Oct 18, 1998
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The Defenders Oct 18, 1998 Anderson Pearson's court date arrives. Ellenor harbors doubts as to her client, Vogelman's innocence after a stash of pornographic videos are found in his home.

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Season 03, Episode 05 The Battlefield

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Oct 25, 1998
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The Battlefield Oct 25, 1998 Lindsay makes an appeal in the Pearson case. Ellenor tries to find another viable suspect in the Vogelman case. Jimmy represents a cousin being sued by a former employee, fired solely because of her Iranian nationality.

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Season 03, Episode 06 One of Those Days

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Nov 8, 1998
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One of Those Days Nov 8, 1998 Tensions flare at the firm when Ellenor takes a questionable tactic in the Vogelman trial. With the odds stacked against them, Ellenor and Eugene adopt a 'Plan B' strategy, which essentially involves accusing the victim's family and friends of the murder.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Trench Work

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Nov 15, 1998
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Trench Work Nov 15, 1998 Bobby fears that Lindsay is too emotionally involved as she takes her last shot at saving Pearson. The firm is sued by Steve Robin, who claims the firm slandered him in the Vogelman trial. Eugene strikes an illegal deal with Helen to help his client, Kevin Peete (ep #35) in exchange for damaging information on the Harrelson killer (ep #36).

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Free Dental

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Sep 26, 1999
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Free Dental Sep 26, 1999 Bobby and Jimmy defend a dentist accused of murdering a frequent patient... but eventually discover he's hiding a sordid secret. Ellenor dines with George Vogelman.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Boston Confidential

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Oct 3, 1999
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Boston Confidential Oct 3, 1999 Bobby gets a murderer off on a technicality when the arresting officer illegally searches the car and finds a corpse. Jimmy goes against Henry Olson's wishes and confronts Olson's son to try to convince him to confess to the murder. Lindsay decides to move in with Bobby, leaving her possessions...including her answering machine, at Helen's.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Loser's Keepers

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Oct 10, 1999
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Loser's Keepers Oct 10, 1999 Tensions flare when the 'male nun' starts infiltrating the office. Ellenor buys a gun for protection. Rebecca suspects that a wealthy man has bought a client's guilty plea.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Legacy (1)

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Oct 17, 1999
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Legacy (1) Oct 17, 1999 Bobby's old mentor, Raymond Oz, calls on Bobby to represent him when his wife tries to have him declared incompetent. Bobby has reservations after observing Oz in a clearly disturbed state of mind. Eugene co-counsels for an incompetent lawyer who's never won a jury trial. Ellenor sinks into depression in the aftermath of the Vogelman affair.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Oz (2)

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Oct 24, 1999
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Oz (2) Oct 24, 1999 Bobby acts as Raymond Oz's co-counsel while Oz persists in forging ahead with a self-defense strategy.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Marooned

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Nov 7, 1999
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Marooned Nov 7, 1999 Rebecca defends a girl accused of killing her mother. The girl claims she suffers from flashbacks involving child molestation. Lindsay and Bobby argue over wedding dresses.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Victimless Crimes

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Nov 14, 1999
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Victimless Crimes Nov 14, 1999 Jimmy defends a remorseless rape victim who murdered her attacker. Lucy is bitten by her dentist while under anesthesia.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Summary Judgments

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Oct 8, 2000
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Summary Judgments Oct 8, 2000 Bobby doesn't want a client to testify to avoid introducing an incriminating videotape. Helen and Richard Bay may have coached a witness in the same trial. Ellenor and Lindsay represent a parent whose three children have all contracted learning disabilities.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Germ Warfare

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Oct 15, 2000
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Germ Warfare Oct 15, 2000 Bobby struggles to overturn the guilty verdict in the Scott Wallace case. Bobby's refusal to allow Wallace to testify may be grounds for a new trial. Ellenor and Lindsay continue their attack against the EPA, but a hostile judge may thwart their efforts. Helen faces a crisis when doing the right thing over Richard's coercion of a witness may cost her a job.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Officers of the Court

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Oct 22, 2000
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Officers of the Court Oct 22, 2000 Ellenor continues the Jamison case, challenging Judge Aldrich's decision to cut her client's award. Jimmy is upset when he learns that former client Jennifer Cole is pregnant and has been arrested for possession of cocaine. He conspires with the D.A. to install Jennifer in a rehab program. Bobby continues to work Scott Wallace's appeal. Helen faces alienation from her colleagues in the wake of her unpopular actions in the Wallace trial.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Appeal and Denial

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Oct 29, 2000
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Appeal and Denial Oct 29, 2000 Bobby takes the Scott Wallace case to appeals, hopefully proving that prosecution witness Kyle Barrett perjured himself. Helen faces Rebecca in the courtroom in an emotional case when an abused spouse claims that she was mistaken in identifying her husband as her attacker. Bobby and Lindsay announce that they're expecting a child but Lindsay suspects she may not be the only pregnant woman in the office.

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Season 05, Episode 05 We Hold These Truths...

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Nov 5, 2000
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We Hold These Truths... Nov 5, 2000 Eugene defends a man accused of murder in a trial where the outcome hinges on the honesty of a police office who's been living a lie. Jimmy confronts a judge whose propensity for giving moral lectures to defendants has made him a laughingstock. Bobby continues preparations for the Scott Wallace retrial. This time the case is in Judge Hiller's courtroom.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Show and Tell

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Nov 12, 2000
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Show and Tell Nov 12, 2000 The long-awaited Scott Wallace retrial.

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Season 05, Episode 07 Brothers' Keepers

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Nov 19, 2000
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Brothers' Keepers Nov 19, 2000 Bobby defends a man on trial for allowing his wife to be murdered in an 'honor killing'; an ancient cultural ritual used to punish adulterous behavior. Eugene reluctantly aids incompetent attorney Harland Bassett yet again. Ellenor announces that she's pregnant, encountering some adversity.

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Season 6

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Season 06, Episode 01 The Candidate (1)

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Sep 23, 2001
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The Candidate (1) Sep 23, 2001 A sensational murder case embroils a charismatic state senator, on trial for killing the man purported to be his wife's lover. Part 1 of two.

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Season 06, Episode 02 The Candidate (2)

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Sep 23, 2001
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The Candidate (2) Sep 23, 2001 Courtroom skirmishes and contentious strategizing mark the murder trial of state senator Keith Ellison. Conclusion.

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Season 06, Episode 03 Killing Time

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Sep 30, 2001
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Killing Time Sep 30, 2001 A parole hearing for a convicted killer who maintains he's innocent vexes Eugene and a death-row inmate who accepts his fate troubles Rebecca.

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Season 06, Episode 04 Liar's Poker

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Oct 7, 2001
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Liar's Poker Oct 7, 2001 Jimmy's heavy gambling losses oblige him to represent his agitated bookie in a thorny civil suit. Meanwhile, an attempted-murder case raises questions of legal ethics.

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Season 06, Episode 05 Vanished (1)

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Oct 14, 2001
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Vanished (1) Oct 14, 2001 An unsolved kidnapping case embroils Bobby with the alleged abductor, a convicted child molester. Gambling fever leads Jimmy to take a big risk. Part 1 of two.

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Season 06, Episode 06 Vanished (2)

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Oct 21, 2001
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Vanished (2) Oct 21, 2001 Startling revelations complicate a kidnapping case, which hinges on the testimony of a mysterious recluse with a secret past. Conclusion.

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Season 06, Episode 07 Honor Code

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Nov 18, 2001
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Honor Code Nov 18, 2001 Bobby, Eugene and Jimmy work with an insurance company to settle the claim of a 10-year-old accident victim. But when the case presents a dilemma of moral and ethical proportions, the tension that's been brewing between Jimmy and Eugene finally boils over.

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Season 07, Episode 01 Privilege

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Sep 29, 2002
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Privilege Sep 29, 2002 The strain of Lindsay's incarceration begins to affect her marriage and she lashes out at Bobby. Meanwhile, a zealous law-school grad who seeks to join the firm has a run-in with Ellenor; and Jimmy is embroiled in a 16-year-old child-kidnapping case that hinges on lawyer-client confidentiality.

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Season 07, Episode 02 Convictions

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Oct 6, 2002
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Convictions Oct 6, 2002 Lindsay's murder conviction tries Rebecca, who's handling the appeal to the Supreme Judicial Court; Jimmy's kidnapping case turns confrontational, in and out of court.

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Season 07, Episode 03 Of Thee I Sing

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Oct 13, 2002
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Of Thee I Sing Oct 13, 2002 A resolution reached in Lindsay's murder conviction has emotional repercussions; and First Amendment issues figure oddly in Jamie's first trial, the defense of an accused flasher.

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Season 07, Episode 04 The Cradle Will Rock

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Oct 20, 2002
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The Cradle Will Rock Oct 20, 2002 Religious freedom figures in a criminal case. On trial: a Christian Science couple charged with the murder of their ill child, whose parents' faith forbids medical treatment.

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Season 07, Episode 05 Neighboring Species

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Nov 3, 2002
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Neighboring Species Nov 3, 2002 Political, religious and moral issues surface in a trial involving medical research. Also, Lindsay, now on her own, defends a client whose singing gives a neighbor the blues.

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Season 07, Episode 06 The Telltale Nation

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Nov 10, 2002
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The Telltale Nation Nov 10, 2002 A sexual-abuse case involving victims of a former priest embroils Eugene; a nuisance suit filed by ex-lovers escalates into violence that rattles an already shaky Lindsay.

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Season 07, Episode 07 Small Sacrifices

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Nov 17, 2002
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Small Sacrifices Nov 17, 2002 An accused molester's defense rattles Bobby, who's also unnerved by the reproach of a venerable priest; a case involving animal sacrifices embroils Ellenor.

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Season 8

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Season 08, Episode 01 We the People

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Sep 28, 2003
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We the People Sep 28, 2003 Eleanor defends a man accused of killing his wife and unborn son. He contests that it was suicide. Eugene and Jimmy defend a woman who shot a crack dealer on her street. Alan Shore comes to Eleanor looking for a job after he was fired for embezzlement. He is given a case where a woman files charges against a homeless man who ""Halle Berry'd"" her (came out of nowhere and kissed her). He uses insurance fraud to coerce her into dropping the charges.

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Season 08, Episode 02 The Chosen (1)

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Oct 5, 2003
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The Chosen (1) Oct 5, 2003 Alan Shore agrees to help friend Sheila Carlisle, a successful attorney who claims God speaks to her, and who has subsequently been fired from her law firm for being mentally incompetent. Meanwhile there are startling new developments in the case of Brad Stanfield, whom Ellenor and Jamie are defending for allegedly poisoning his pregnant wife.

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Season 08, Episode 03 Cause of Action (2)

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Oct 12, 2003
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Cause of Action (2) Oct 12, 2003 Eccentric attorney Sheila Carlisle, whom Alan Shore hired on a temporary basis without consulting anyone else, takes on a lawsuit on behalf of the firm; and Ellenor finds herself in a moral dilemma when faced with the truth about her client.

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Season 08, Episode 04 Blessed Are They (3)

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Oct 19, 2003
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Blessed Are They (3) Oct 19, 2003 Alan Shore is troubled by Sheila Carlisle's increasingly erratic behavior and fears for her mental - and legal - competence. Meanwhile, Shore is ordered by the court to represent a man who refuses to divulge his identity for fear that the unsavory nature of his crime will be made public

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Season 08, Episode 05 The Heat of Passion (1)

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Oct 26, 2003
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The Heat of Passion (1) Oct 26, 2003 A complex murder case implicating a white supremacist embroils Eugene; malpractice fears haunt Jamie; the defense of accused killer Roland Huff embattles Shore, whose tactics astonish Tara and precipitate a run-in with a judge.

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Season 08, Episode 06 The Lonely People (2)

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Nov 2, 2003
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The Lonely People (2) Nov 2, 2003 Eugene and Jimmy's defense of the leader of a white supremacist group takes an unexpected turn when surprising new developments come to light. Meanwhile, Shore continues in his quest to free Roland Huff from prison, and Jamie and Eugene must come to terms with their differences.

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Season 08, Episode 07 Rape Shield

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Nov 9, 2003
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Rape Shield Nov 9, 2003 A rape case rattles Jimmy, ill-prepared to defend a client who maintains his innocence despite overwhelming evidence against him. Also, ethics violations catch up to Shore, who has a showdown with Eugene.

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