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Boston Legal: Questionable Characters

Lori takes the case of Michael Shea, her former informant when she was an A.D.A., who was shot while robbing a convenience store. She faces a legal and moral dilemma when she argues that the bullet not be removed - despite the fact that this could endanger his life - on the grounds that it could incriminate him. Meanwhile, Shore takes the case of Walter Mack, a man accused of being a slum lord, and is irate when the judge decides to get creative in his sentencing.



Episode Info


Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 1F08
Airdate: Sunday November 21st, 2004

Director: Mel Damski
Writer: Lukas Reiter

Alternate Airdates:

DE (Vox) Nov 08, 2006
NL (RTL 8) Aug 17, 2008

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Guest Stars
Henry Gibson
As Judge Clark Brown
Recurring
Hildy Brooks
As Chairwoman Nora Lang
Recurring
Laura Henry
As Clerk
Recurring
Marshall Manesh
As George Keene
Recurring
Nigel Gibbs
As Court Officer
Recurring
Rebecca Lin
As Receptionist
Recurring
Rene Auberjonois
As Paul Lewiston
Recurring
Bruno Campos
As Assistant District Attorney Mark Wills
Dey Young
As One Legged Woman
Diane Sellers
As Tenant #3
Gregor Manns (1)
As Tenant #4
James Howell
As Police Officer
Jon Bernthal
As Michael Shea
Nancy Stephens
As Judge Wilcox
Nike Doukas
As Assistant District Attorney Allison Hayes
Reggie DeMorton
As Tenant #1
Roberto Montesinos
As Tenant #2
Scott Alan Smith
As Dr. Randall
Sue Ozeran
As Esther Brown
Willie C. Carpenter
As Walter Mack
Main Cast
James Spader
As Alan Shore
William Shatner
As Denny Crane
Mark Valley
As Brad Chase
Lake Bell
As Sally Heep
Rhona Mitra
As Tara Wilson
Monica Potter
As Lori Colson
Episode Notes
Starting with this episode, during the opening credits the "illustrated images" of the cast is now replaced with just regular screen caps like most shows.



Episode Quotes
Chairwoman Nora Lang: This is highly unusual, Mr. Shore. Seeking to discipline a judge for imposing a sentence your client agreed to.
Alan: I suspect we’d all agree to a good beating in order to avoid a prison sentence. But, Your Honors, we’re not in Singapore.
Chairwoman Nora Lang: Still, given his consent—
Alan: He didn’t consent to land in a hospital bed with a concussion and 12 stitches across his skull. And now, astonishingly, Judge Brown expects him to go back for more.

Denny: You look upset. I can tell these things. I’m a people person.
Alan: Ever appear before a raving loon named Clark Brown?
Denny: Oh, many a time. Raving loon. 70 years old, still lives with his mother. What did
he do to tick you off?
Alan: Humiliated a client for reasons of pure bile and sport.
Denny: Said there was a precedent for it. Cited a bunch of cases where the judges shamed the defendant.
Alan: Right. How’d you know?
Denny: Because the judge in all those cases –
Alan: Judge Brown.
Denny: Raving loon.

Denny: Hell, if I had a nickel for every woman I'd promise to marry in exchange for sex...actually, I do.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorDavid E. Kelley
 
Warning: Boston Legal season 1 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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