The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm.
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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)
Michael Tucker ...
 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)
Michele Greene ...
 Abby Perkins (105 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Tommy Mullaney / ... (83 episodes, 1990-1994)
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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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In early 1991, a Season 5 episode had two female characters, Abby, played by Michele Greene and the newcomer C.J., played by Amanda Donohoe kissing each other. The scene was recognized as the first kiss between two women in a prime time American series and was considered quite controversial. 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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Steven Eckholdt Is Too Handsome And To Die For!!
25 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love Steven Eckholdt, he is so incredibly handsome, and he was my favorite part of the show "L.A. Law"! I think that Steven has one of the best looking faces that I have ever seen. Steven is so tall and well dressed, and he has the greatest personality, I think that Steven exudes a sex appeal that women just love, I know that I love his sex appeal a whole lot! I have seen Steven on many other shows, and I think he is really handsome on those shows too!! He has a way of looking perfect! Steven's acting is superb, and I believe he got a really good start on "L.A. Law", he had been in other television presentations prior to "L.A. Law" but, his role as Patrick Flanagan put him on the map!! WOW!! Steve is so handsome and so to die for!! I have always loved him!!


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