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 Justine Appleton (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Chris Docknovich (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Arnold Spivak (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Miriam Grasso (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Louis Hines (31 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Mark Washington (29 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Ted Hoffman (23 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Det. Arthur Polson (23 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Lila (23 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Annie Hoffman (23 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Judge Beth Bornstein (22 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Jimmy Wyler (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Aaron Mosely (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Frank Szymanski (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 D.A. Roger Garfield (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
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Theodore Hoffman is a prominent defense attorney in a prestigious Los Angeles law firm. After successfully defending the wealthy but suspicious Richard Cross in a lurid murder trial, he is now involved in the defense of Neil Avedon. Neil is a famous young actor who has had severe drug and alcohol problems and was subsequently charged with the murder, after Cross was acquitted. This single case will run an entire television season (interspersed with bits from other cases that the firm is involved in). Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Several early episodes make reference to "the Anselmo case", a running gag from Moonlighting (1985), for which Murder One co-creator Charles H. Eglee was a writer. See more »

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Neil Avedon: What are the chances the judge will keep Dr. Lester's records sealed?
Theodore Hoffman: Zero. But I think she's wrong. And if I'm right about him, Lester's records are filled with references to your violent nature.
Chris Docknovich: Including a back-dated memo describing how you confessed to murdering Jessica.
Neil Avedon: This is my shrink we're talking about?
Theodore Hoffman: We're talking about a thoroughly corrupt bastard who's selling you down the river.
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Murder One became and addiction!
29 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So I'm over visiting my Aunt in Italy in 2004. She is a stay at home mom and watched a lot of TV. While I was there I got to watch the last few episodes of the first season on Murder One. I fell in love with it and when I got home I looked it up and found out it was aired on TV in 95,96, and 97. In the summer I was at WalMart one day and I saw the first season on DVD. I figured me and my mom could watch it b/c she likes those kind of shows. Well we never ended up watching it so I took it to college with me and I watched it there. It became like my drug! I couldn't go a day w/o watching it! I was so drawn in it wasn't even funny. The lawyers are so hot and the women are beautiful. The last 3 episodes I watched like in a row. I couldn't wait to find out who the killer was because I left Italy before finding out. When I first started watching the second seasons I wasn't as impressed,but as the stories went on and thing heated up between Jimmy and Justine I began to love it just as much as the first season! I love all the office romances thrown in. It makes the show so realistic. The court room scenes are also awesome as those get heated up. All the supporting actors were outstanding as they each brought something different to the show. I was sad when I was done watched the DVDs. I just wish there was a way it could continue on with more seasons.


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