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Boston Legal: Head Cases

When esteemed partner Edwin Poole makes a shocking entrance at the morning meeting, Brad Chase, up from the Washington, DC office, is forced to stay in Boston longer than planned, finding himself instantly at odds with Alan Shore, both professionally and personally. Meanwhile, on a dare, Shore takes the case of an African American girl who is denied the lead role in the national tour of Annie, and Denny Crane gets caught having an affair with the wife of the firm's biggest client.

Episode Info
Episode number: 1x1
Production Number: 1F01
Airdate: Sunday October 03rd, 2004

Alternate Airdates:

DE (Vox) Sep 27, 2006
NL (RTL 8) Jul 06, 2008

Guest Stars
Al SharptonAl Sharpton
As Himself
Anita FinlayAnita Finlay
As Helen Poole
Anne BetancourtAnne Betancourt
As Judge Isabel Hernandez
David ClennonDavid Clennon
As Attorney Braxton Mason
Don McManus (1)Don McManus (1)
As Attorney John Lennox
Eric PayneEric Payne
As Sam Halpern
Helen EigenbergHelen Eigenberg
As Atty. Tompkins
John Michael HigginsJohn Michael Higgins
As Jerry Austin
Larry ClarkeLarry Clarke
As Bill Morgan
Larry MillerLarry Miller
As Edwin Poole
Michael EnsignMichael Ensign
As Judge Paul Resnick
Michael OberlanderMichael Oberlander
As Dr. Steven Rayburn
Rebecca LinRebecca Lin
As Receptionist
Rene AuberjonoisRene Auberjonois
As Paul Lewiston
Steven Anderson (1)Steven Anderson (1)
As Walter Seymore
Aisha HindsAisha Hinds
As Beah Toomy
John F. SchafferJohn F. Schaffer
As Chicago Attorney
Kevin CooneyKevin Cooney
As Atty. Smith
Kevin OwersKevin Owers
As Nigel
Lisa KasemanLisa Kaseman
As Calder's Receptionist
Melora HardinMelora Hardin
As Sharon Brant
Philip Baker HallPhilip Baker Hall
As Ernie Dell
Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
As Judge Rita Sharpley
Simon RheeSimon Rhee
As Tokoyo Guy
Todd StashwickTodd Stashwick
As Matthew Alper
Tom OrmenyTom Ormeny
As New York Attorney
Main Cast
James SpaderJames Spader
As Alan Shore
William ShatnerWilliam Shatner
As Denny Crane
Mark ValleyMark Valley
As Brad Chase
Lake BellLake Bell
As Sally Heep
Rhona MitraRhona Mitra
As Tara Wilson
Monica PotterMonica Potter
As Lori Colson
Episode Quotes
Brad: Oh, I forgot to mention, I outrank you.
Alan: Do you? And I’m such a slut for authority.

Edwin: (not wearing any pants) Sorry I’m late good people.
Alan: Is it casual Monday?

Denny: (to Lori) Do I look worried? Look out there...my domain, my city. I'm Denny Crane.

Denny Crane: (To another attorney during the staff meeting) Denny Crane.
Chicago Attorney: I know. I'm from Chicago.
Denny Crane: Oh, my kind of town. Always had the best sex of my life in Chicago. What about you?

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDavid E. Kelley
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