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The Good Lawyer 

Alan feels guilty after teaching Jerry Espenson a cruel lesson on being a good lawyer, Denny creates a scene at Bethany's temple, and Brad and Denise come to blows over whether she should give up her career to take care of their baby.

Director:

Michael Pressman

Writers:

David E. Kelley (created by), David E. Kelley (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Spader ... Alan Shore
Julie Bowen ... Denise Bauer
Mark Valley ... Brad Chase
Rene Auberjonois ... Paul Lewiston
Constance Zimmer ... Claire Simms
Gary Anthony Williams ... Clarence Bell
Candice Bergen ... Shirley Schmidt (credit only)
William Shatner ... Denny Crane
Meredith Eaton ... Bethany Horowitz (as Meredith Eaton-Gilden)
Shelley Berman ... Judge Robert Sanders
Debra Mooney ... Judge Patrice Webb
Jane Lynch ... Joanna Monroe
Patrick Breen ... A.D.A. Otto Beedle
Jennifer Aspen ... Maureen Fleming
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Dr. Alvin Azinabinacroft
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Storyline

Alan does double duty in court, defending a woman accused of stealing her father's corpse, on display at a local science museum, and going head-to-head with his friend, Jerry, in a case of wrongful termination, and Jerry has some new-found confidence. Meanwhile, Denny deals with having to attend religious worship with Bethany, and Brad and Denise delve into the possibility of becoming a couple for their baby's sake. Written by Moviedude1

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 2007 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

The man's body, that got stolen from the museum, would not have his face showing, thus making him recognizable. During Plastination all skin is removed to preserve the donors' identity; their names are also never used in exhibitions. Shore's client would not have been able to identify her father. See more »

Soundtracks

Jomi, Jomi, schpil mir a Lidele
Traditional Yiddish folk song
[The lyrics sung in the show vary slightly from the traditional version]
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