Laura calls Rob "EG Marshall like" when he talks legaleze.
The series is mentioned twice in this episode.
Mrs. Howell, impressed by her husband's courtroom performance, says "You should be on the Defenders!"
At one point, the judge calls Rob "Mr. Preston" and Rob corrects him by saying. "Mr. Petrie" Preston was the last name of the lawyers in The Defenders.
Laura mentions the show by name.
Title was inspired from this show.
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
"The Defenders" is #31.