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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.
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2012   2011   2010   2009   2007  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Glenn Close ...  Patty Hewes 59 episodes, 2007-2012
Rose Byrne ...  Ellen Parsons 59 episodes, 2007-2012
Tate Donovan ...  Tom Shayes 39 episodes, 2007-2010
Zachary Booth ...  Michael Hewes 30 episodes, 2007-2012
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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.

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Everyone is a suspect. See more »


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Patty Hewes' apartment is in New York City located on W. 17th St. at 7th Ave. See more »


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When I Am Through With You
Written by Jason Rabe & Ravi Subraminian
Performed by The VLA
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Blistering Drama
1 July 2019 | by drednmSee all my reviews

Glenn Close is superb as the fierce attorney Patty Hewes, a woman who takes on the big boys for big bucks. Over the five years of this series she takes on corrupt billionaires, the US Army, corporate America, computer hackers, Wall Street, and anyone who gets in the way of her ambitions.

Into this maelstrom comes a brilliant but naive young lawyer named Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne). She's hired to help take on a nutty billionaire (Ted Danson) who has stolen his employees' retirement fund. She soon learns that in Patty's world there is no line between private and business lives, and she's soon sucked in. But it's a dangerous world full of treachery and murder and revenge.

Tate Donovan co-starred in the first three seasons as Tom Shayes, Patty's right-hand man and law partner. He's excellent. Others who play important roles over the course of this series include William Hurt, Judd Hirsch, Janet McTeer, John Goodman, Ryan Phillippe, Campbell Scott, Marcia Gay Harden, John Hannah, Martin Short, Lily Tomlin, Chris Messina, Dylan Baker, and Keith Carradine.

Only season 4 was a little disappointing with its endless war scenes from Afghanistan. Usually, the plots closely follow Close and Byrne as they maneuver to control the other. The series is full of surprises and superb acting.

One of the best dramas ever to grace a TV screen.


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