Equal Justice (1990–1991)

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Follows the loves and lives of a group of Pittsburgh D.A. staff focusing on Arnold Bach, the honest, but politically correct, by-the-book district attorney; Gene Rogan, the deputy D.A. and ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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 D.A. Arnold Bach (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Julie Janovich (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Linda Bauer (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
Kathleen Lloyd ...
 Jesse Rogan (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
Barry Miller ...
 Pete 'Briggs' Brigman / ... (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Mike James (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Jo Ann Harris (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Dep. D.A. Eugene 'Gene' Rogan / ... (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Christopher Searls (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Peter Bauer (25 episodes, 1990-1991)
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Follows the loves and lives of a group of Pittsburgh D.A. staff focusing on Arnold Bach, the honest, but politically correct, by-the-book district attorney; Gene Rogan, the deputy D.A. and Chief of the Felony Bureau who competed with Bach for his job; Gene's supportive wife Jesse; Linda Bauer the head of the Sex Crimes Unit; Linda's younger brother, Peter, a local public defender; Michael James, the department's top prosecutor, as well as the eager young new attorneys, JoAnn, Briggs, Julie, and Christopher, determined to become a name for themselves in prosecuting any type of criminals. Written by Anonymous

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27 March 1990 (USA)  »

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Years prior to starring in this series, George DiCenzo was Debrah Farentino's acting teacher. See more »

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We Can Make It Over
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Written by David Bell and Susan Marder
Sung by Carmen Carter and Carl Anderson
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Great Cast + Great Show + Low Ratings = Early Cancellation
19 March 2008 | by (pa) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this show when it first aired and hoping it would stay on the air for a while. But despite having an impressive cast and great dramatic story lines, it only lasted about a season and a half. Unlike many quality shows that get canceled too soon and develop a cult following, I can tell by the lack of posts and comments that this show has largely been forgotten.

The biggest problem was that many people including critics unfairly dismissed it as nothing more than an "LA Law" ripoff. In my opinion, the only similarities were that both were legal dramas and had ensemble casts. "LA Law" had humorous elements and focused a lot on quirky or glamorous cases while "Equal Justice" was more serious and focused on tough topics like racism and gang violence. Another thing going against it was that back in the early 90s, series television was overloaded with courtroom dramas. With "L.A. Law","Matlock", "Civil Wars", and "Law & Order", to name a few, all on the air, I don't think that viewers really could stomach another television courtroom.

Unfortunately, with the lack of quality programs on television today, a show like this would be a welcome addition especially on a network like ABC. You can check out a few episodes that are available on Hulu.com (hopefully they will add more in the future). Take notice of the great cast which includes Sarah Jessica Parker, Joe Morton, Jane Kaczmarek and a Christian Bale lookalike named Cotter Smith.


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