The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Arnie Becker (171 episodes, 1986-1994)
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 Ann Kelsey (171 episodes, 1986-1994)
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 Douglas Brackman, Jr. (171 episodes, 1986-1994)
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 Stuart Markowitz (171 episodes, 1986-1994)
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 Leland McKenzie (171 episodes, 1986-1994)
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 Roxanne Melman (150 episodes, 1986-1993)
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 Jonathan Rollins (149 episodes, 1987-1994)
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 Benny Stulwicz (144 episodes, 1987-1994)
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 D.D.A. Grace Van Owen / ... (126 episodes, 1986-1992)
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 Victor Sifuentes (107 episodes, 1986-1992)
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 Michael Kuzak (105 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Abby Perkins (105 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Tommy Mullaney / ... (83 episodes, 1990-1994)
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Storyline

This popular TV drama depicted life in a large Los Angeles law firm. The plots were strongly character-based and dealt with both the personal lives and professional activities of the partners, associates, and staff. Scenes centered around the courtroom and the law offices. Often, an episode would open with a surprising twist, which would then be played out during the rest of the show. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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15 September 1986 (USA)  »

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L.A. Law - Staranwälte, Tricks, Prozesse  »

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(170 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The cast of characters included two married couples played by actors who were married to each other in real life: Ann Kelsey and Stuart Markowitz (Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker) and Douglas and Sheila Brackman (Alan Rachins and Joanna Frank). See more »

Quotes

Douglas Brackman, Jr.: I'm more like my father than I thought. I wanted to be the lawyer he was, the man he was. Turns out we both just like to cheat on our wives.
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Referenced in Married with Children: The D'Arcy Files (1994) See more »

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9 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best TV Shows ever created. Besides quality acting by some great actors, the writing was superb. The dialog is tight, witty, and provocative. The later years were not as tight or entertaining as some years... (you might read that in numerous reviews) but it was still better than anything on TV even with the sub-par writing near the end.

For those waiting it on DVD as much as me, you can look it up on AMazon (under L.A. Law) and enter your email for information on when it will be available. THIS IS IMPORTANT, not so you can get the info, but because Amazon sends the number on the waiting list to the studios, so your request for info becomes a vote to release it on DVD.

Thanks.


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