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Fairly Legal: Ripple of Hope

When Kate enlists Ben's help in turning a prison mediation into a personal crusade, both discover that their romantic feelings for each other are hard to avoid.

Source: USA

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x8
Airdate: Friday May 04th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Seven) Jul 21, 2013
Ireland Feb 04, 2014


Guest Stars
Wendy CrewsonWendy Crewson
As Sara Wilkes
Agnes BrucknerAgnes Bruckner
As Lea Ferran
Laci J. MaileyLaci J. Mailey
As Ashley Woods
Alanna UbachAlanna Ubach
As Bonnie

Co-Guest Stars
Richard KeatsRichard Keats
As Judge Becker
Olivia ChengOlivia Cheng
As Sullivan
Charlie GallantCharlie Gallant
As ADA Foster
Hiro KanagawaHiro Kanagawa
As Dale Rence
Brady SchleckerBrady Schlecker
As Prison Guard
Suzanne RisticSuzanne Ristic
As Dr. Feeney
Michael DenisMichael Denis
As Elevator Person #1
B.J. HarrisonB.J. Harrison
As Elevator Person #2
Nicola AndersonNicola Anderson
As Elevator Person #3
Drew TannerDrew Tanner
As Elevator Person #4
Paul DuchartPaul Duchart
As Elevator Person #5
Simon BradburySimon Bradbury
As Colston
Gigi JackmanGigi Jackman
As Wing Girl #1
Ruthie UnaegbuRuthie Unaegbu
As Wing Girl #2
Jennifer MawhinneyJennifer Mawhinney
As Wing Girl #3
Main Cast
Sarah ShahiSarah Shahi
As Kate Reed
Michael TruccoMichael Trucco
As Justin Patrick
Virginia WilliamsVirginia Williams
As Lauren Reed
Ryan Johnson (1)Ryan Johnson (1)
As Ben Grogan
Baron VaughnBaron Vaughn
As Leonardo Prince


The episode begins with Kate entering an elevator and beginning to sing, with the others in the elevator joining in. Later, Ben wants to fight case for the rights of women prisoners, because he wants to end up looking like Nelson Mandela by helping them out. Meanwhile, Leo takes his friend Ashley Woods to meet Lauren, as Ashley is a comic book writer, and has a copyright issue only Lauren can help with. The only problem is Ashley can’t afford a lawyer. Leo assures Lauren that if they win, their firm will get a part of the profits from the sale of the comic books. Lauren tells Leo that, she doesn’t have time for a contingency case. Meanwhile, Ben and Kate pay the women’s prison a visit. ..

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