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The Defenders: Las Vegas v. Reid

Nick works the system to free a single mother accused of running down a jogger while chit chatting on her cell phone, meanwhile, Pete does his best to help a man down on his luck.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x2
Airdate: Wednesday September 29th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

UK (FOX) Apr 15, 2011

Guest Stars
Ambrit MillhouseAmbrit Millhouse
As Court Clerk
Arye GrossArye Gross
As Bennie
Cole JensenCole Jensen
As Sammy
Gillian VigmanGillian Vigman
As Jessica Morelli
Glynn TurmanGlynn Turman
As Judge Owens
Natalie ZeaNatalie Zea
As Meredith Kramer
Nealla GordonNealla Gordon
As Judge White
Teddy SearsTeddy Sears
As Ada Cole
Alyssa ShaferAlyssa Shafer
As Katie Reid
Amy Cale PetersonAmy Cale Peterson
As Ms. Edson
Joel BryantJoel Bryant
As Stander
Pete PastorePete Pastore
As Company Rep
Robert PineRobert Pine
As Judge Bronson
Robert YuRobert Yu
As Ada Gow
Ryan AlvarezRyan Alvarez
As Jeff Philips
Susan May PrattSusan May Pratt
As Laura Reid
Main Cast
Jerry OJerry O'Connell
As Pete Kaczmarek
Jim BelushiJim Belushi
As Nick Morelli
Tanya FischerTanya Fischer
As Sophie
Jurnee SmollettJurnee Smollett
As Lisa Tyler


The scene opens with Nick and Pete looking at their billboard. It has been vandalized and a man tells that they can do it now and fix it, but it is going to cost them $300. Nick tells that he doesn’t car and asks Pete to pay the man. Nick arrives at Arraignment Court and two lawyers are arguing over a case involving a woman who hit a woman jogging and the District Attorney tells that she was driving with negligence. The woman, Laura Reed, tells that she is guilty. She thinks that she has a deal with the District Attorney’s office. But the judge sentences her to 6 months in jail. Nick stands up and tells that Laura has a child to take care of and the judge tells that the child will be put into Foster Care. Nick tries to fight her ruling, but Laura’s lawyer tells that they can’t do anything about it. Nick runs out and catches Benjamin Hopwood, Laura’s lawyer and tells that he needs to convince the judge to reopen the case. He tells that it is over. Nick reminds that there is a daughter involved in this and he tells that she will have to go into Foster Care. Nick doesn’t like this at all. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorNiels Mueller  |  Kevin Kennedy (4)
Executive ProducerGreg Walker  |  Kevin Kennedy (4)  |  Carol Mendelsohn  |  Harry Gantz  |  Joe Gantz  |  Niels Mueller  |  Davis Guggenheim
Co-Executive ProducerLewis Abel  |  Bruce Rasmussen
ProducerJacqueline Hoyt  |  Michael Attanasio
Co-ProducerJohn Forrest Niss  |  Brett Conrad
Consulting ProducerPeter Noah
Production DesignerBill Eigenbrodt
EditorFarrel Jane Levy
Director of PhotographyAlan Caso
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