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The Defenders: Nevada v. Killa Diz

Nick comes to the defense of a young rapper wanted on two counts of first-degree murder. Meanwhile, Pete takes the case of an Internet hacker facing RICO charges.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x8
Airdate: Wednesday November 10th, 2010

Director: Rod Holcomb
Writer: Brett Conrad

Alternate Airdates:

UK (FOX) May 27, 2011

  • Currently 7.3/10
7.3/10 (4 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
J. August RichardsJ. August Richards
As ADA Bracken
Julian AcostaJulian Acosta
As Judge Reyes
Nealla GordonNealla Gordon
As Judge White
Russell Andrews (1)Russell Andrews (1)
As Det Markowitz
Teddy SearsTeddy Sears
As ADA Cole
Leah PipesLeah Pipes
As Alexis
Markus FlanaganMarkus Flanagan
As Agent Solo
Romeo MillerRomeo Miller
As Killa Diz

Co-Guest Stars
Angela Elayne GibbsAngela Elayne Gibbs
As Judge Lowery
Clayton PittsClayton Pitts
As Young Man
Rachel SondagRachel Sondag
As Bailiff
As Corner Boy
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 at a club with a rapper on stage. A man walks in with a gun, sifts through the crowd and finds two people and shoots them to death. The crowd goes into a panic and disperses. The next day Nick and Pete are in the gym. Nick is working out when a man, Bounce, approaches him asking if he is a lawyer. Nick asks what kind of trouble he is in and Bounce says its not him its his client, Killer Diz that he is producing. Bounce tells about the night in the club and that Killer was being questioned by the police about it. Bounce thinks Killer Diz will be charged soon. Nick and Pete head back to the office. Zoe tells them that she found a case for them on their new website. Nick is skeptical but Pete says he will take the case saying it will be good publicity. They go to the jail and meet the new client. The man tells them he is not the person they booked his under. The says his name is Quinn Callahan not Simon Tower. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorNiels Mueller  |  Kevin Kennedy (4)
Executive ProducerGreg Walker  |  Carol Mendelsohn  |  Kevin Kennedy (4)  |  Harry Gantz  |  Joe Gantz  |  Niels Mueller  |  Davis Guggenheim
Co-Executive ProducerBruce Rasmussen  |  Lewis Abel
ProducerJacqueline Hoyt  |  Michael Attanasio
Co-ProducerJohn Forrest Niss  |  Brett Conrad
Consulting ProducerPeter Noah
Production DesignerBill Eigenbrodt
EditorMark S. Manos
Director of PhotographyAlan Caso
Warning: The Defenders season 1 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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