A flamboyant Shakespeare quoting New York Defense Attorney always seems to get into trouble.

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1966   1965  
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 Daniel O'Brien (22 episodes, 1965-1966)
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A flamboyant Shakespeare quoting New York Defense Attorney always seems to get into trouble.

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18 September 1965 (USA)  »

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Trials of O'Brien  »

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A great TV Series
4 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this Series very much back in the Sixties and used to stay up late just to watch it. Peter Falk has always been one of my favourite actors and was excellent in this series and I enjoyed the comedy in it

  • especially the frequent references to "the Great McGonagle". I always


thought and hoped it would achieve a higher profile and was very disappointed when it just "disappeared" from the TV schedules and I've never seen it since. However, Peter Falk went on to achieve more success with "Columbo". I also enjoyed the performance of Joanna Cassidy, who I think was the actress who played the former wife of Peter Falk's character in "Trials". There was good chemistry between them. I would love to watch it again but don't know where to look for it!


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