The Associates (1979–1980)

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The working lives of three neophyte lawyers.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 Emerson Marshall (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Tucker Kerwin (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Leslie Dunn (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Eliot Streeter (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
Shelley Smith ...
 Sara James (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Johnny Danko (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
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It revolves around three young law school graduates who had just joined the prestigious firm of Bass and Marshall as associates, beginning their five-to-seven-year trial period. Daughter of a poor New York family, Leslie recently graduated from Columbia, and felt for the oppressed. Bass and Marshall did not usually represent the oppressed. Tucker...was a Midwesterner slightly out of step with his Ivy League Colleagues, a little naive but very charming. Sara was a Boston blueblood, bright as well as sexy. They were all at the mercy of a hierarchy including such oddballs as formidable but slightly dotty Senior Partner Emerson Marshall...and dedicated junior partner Eliot Streeter, who had only one goal -- to take over the firm...Counterpointing all this class was Johnny Danko, the 21-year-old mailboy, whose only goal was to make time with beautiful chicks. Written by Anonymous

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Referenced in Battle of the Network Stars VII (1979) See more »

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Written by Albert Brooks
Performed by B.B. King
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Brilliant series
11 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

I would just echo what the first reviewer suggested; I found the combination of Martin Short and Wilfred Hyde White just amazing; Wilfred used to paraphrase his lines and it looked like the actors geniuinely didn't know what he was going to say. Magic stuff. I haven't seen this series in 20 years, shame it's not on DVD or TV.


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