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"Murder One" (1995) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1995-1997

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Murder One: Season 2: Episode 18 -- Wyler learns murder is often a family affair after a man claims to know who really murdered Tommy Banks and then Mary Beth's killer confesses.
Murder One: Season 2: Episode 17 -- Banks is released, and as the firm tries to help him, one of their own is shot; Wyler defends a young man accused of killing his 83-year-old girlfriend.
Murder One: Season 2: Episode 16 -- While Grasso calls forth witnesses who believed Banks' final victim was innocent, Wyler begins to worry whether his client will kill again if he is found innocent and released
Murder One: Season 2: Episode 15 -- Wyler's attempts to protect his client fail after Banks gets permission from the judge to testify on his own behalf and then angrily tells Wyler, "You are now at the top of my list."
Murder One: Season 2: Episode 14 -- Jury selection for the Banks trial proves difficult as many of the jurors interviewed feel Banks is a hero for killing murderers who received light sentences for their horrific crimes.

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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
19 September 1995 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Theodore Hoffman is a prominent defense attorney in a prestigious Los Angeles law firm. After successfully... See more »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 12 wins & 14 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Beauty Grabbed, Acting and Story Kept See more (41 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 19 of 136)

Mary McCormack ... Justine Appleton (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Michael Hayden ... Chris Docknovich (41 episodes, 1995-1997)

J.C. MacKenzie ... Arnold Spivak (41 episodes, 1995-1997)

Barbara Bosson ... Miriam Grasso (41 episodes, 1995-1997)

John Fleck ... Louis Hines (31 episodes, 1995-1997)

Markus Redmond ... Mark Washington (29 episodes, 1995-1997)

Daniel Benzali ... Ted Hoffman (23 episodes, 1995-1996)
Grace Phillips ... Lisa Gillespie (23 episodes, 1995-1996)

Stanley Tucci ... Richard Cross (23 episodes, 1995-1996)

Dylan Baker ... Det. Arthur Polson (23 episodes, 1995-1996)

Vanessa Williams ... Lila (23 episodes, 1995-1996)

Patricia Clarkson ... Annie Hoffman (23 episodes, 1995-1996)

Jason Gedrick ... Neil Avedon (23 episodes, 1995-1996)
Linda Carlson ... Judge Beth Bornstein (22 episodes, 1995-1997)

Anthony LaPaglia ... Jimmy Wyler (18 episodes, 1996-1997)

D.B. Woodside ... Aaron Mosely (18 episodes, 1996-1997)

Clayton Rohner ... Detective Vince Biggio (18 episodes, 1996-1997)

Jack Kehler ... Frank Szymanski (18 episodes, 1996-1997)

Gregory Itzin ... D.A. Roger Garfield (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
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Series Directed by
Michael Fresco (8 episodes, 1995-1997)
Marc Buckland (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Joe Ann Fogle (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Donna Deitch (5 episodes, 1995-1997)
Randall Zisk (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Elodie Keene (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Rick Wallace (2 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Writing credits
Steven Bochco (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Charles H. Eglee (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Channing Gibson (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Geoffrey Neigher (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
William M. Finkelstein (15 episodes, 1995-1997)
Doug Palau (15 episodes, 1995-1997)
Ann Donahue (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Charles Holland (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Nick Harding (6 episodes, 1996-1997)

Series Produced by
Steven Bochco .... executive producer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Marc Buckland .... producer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Gigi Coello-Bannon .... supervising associate producer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Charles H. Eglee .... executive producer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Joe Ann Fogle .... supervising producer / co-executive producer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Michael Fresco .... co-executive producer / executive producer (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
Geoffrey Neigher .... producer / supervising producer (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
Chad Savage .... associate producer (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
Ann Donahue .... supervising producer (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
Nick Harding .... supervising producer (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
Doug Palau .... co-producer (15 episodes, 1996-1997)
William M. Finkelstein .... executive producer (14 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Original Music by
Mike Post (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
 
Series Cinematography by
Anthony R. Palmieri (31 episodes, 1996-1997)
Aaron Schneider (10 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Film Editing by
Andrew Doerfer (15 episodes, 1995-1997)
Lance Luckey (13 episodes, 1995-1997)
Kaja Fehr (12 episodes, 1995-1997)
 
Series Casting by
Junie Lowry-Johnson (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
 
Series Production Design by
Paul Eads (41 episodes, 1995-1997)

Mindy Roffman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Mindy Roffman (8 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Mary Ann Biddle (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
 
Series Costume Design by
Brad R. Loman (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
 
Series Makeup Department
Norman Page .... makeup artist (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Paulette Pennington .... hair stylist (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
James R. Scribner .... makeup artist (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
Anthony Wilson .... hair stylist (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
Don Sheldon .... hair stylist (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Production Management
Patrick McKee .... unit production manager (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
Phillip M. Goldfarb .... unit production manager (1 episode, 1995)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andy Spilkoman .... second assistant director / second second assistant director (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
Brian Faul .... second assistant director / first assistant director (20 episodes, 1995-1996)
Scott Printz .... first assistant director (19 episodes, 1995-1997)
Mike Schilz .... first assistant director (18 episodes, 1995-1997)
Angela Barnes Gomes .... second second assistant director (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
Kevin Koster .... dga trainee (7 episodes, 1996)
Jim Goldthwait .... second second assistant director (2 episodes, 1996)

Joth Riggs .... trainee assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Randy Bostic .... lead person (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Steven M. Saylor .... set designer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Pete Lawrence .... construction coordinator (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
David Napoli .... set dresser (34 episodes, 1995-1997)
Eric Wortmann .... painter (30 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tom Day .... property master (28 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lauren Crasco .... art department coordinator (23 episodes, 1995-1996)
Mindy Roffman .... set designer (14 episodes, 1995-1996)
Jerry Moss .... property master (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Maura Moss .... assistant property master (6 episodes, 1995)
Mike Sudrow .... weapons specialist (3 episodes, 1997)

Guy Hietala .... set painter (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Robert Appere .... re-recording mixer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Kenneth R. Burton .... re-recording mixer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Susan Moore-Chong .... production sound mixer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Daniel Tripoli .... dialogue adr editor (32 episodes, 1995-1997)
Jane E. Carpenter .... supervising sound editor (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
Dave Weathers .... supervising sound editor (16 episodes, 1995-1996)
Margaret Carlton .... supervising sound editor (7 episodes, 1995-1996)

Dennis C. Salcedo .... temp boom operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Raymond Robinson .... special effects coordinator (1 episode, 1995)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Mark Kochinski .... 3D animator (unknown episodes)
Brad Moylan .... titles/graphic design: Encore Visual Effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Kevin Marshall Brady .... stunts (1 episode, 1997)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Harry Rez .... key grip (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Charles Crivier .... dolly grip (23 episodes, 1996-1997)
David Boyd .... camera operator (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
H. Mark Vuille .... gaffer (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kathina Szeto .... first assistant camera (20 episodes, 1996-1997)
Brian LeGrady .... first assistant camera (19 episodes, 1995-1996)
Derrick Kolus .... gaffer (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jason Rez .... best boy grip (13 episodes, 1996-1997)
Scott Toland .... lighting technician (13 episodes, 1996-1997)
James Etheridge .... camera operator (12 episodes, 1996-1997)
Casey Hotchkiss .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1996)
Tommy Klines .... first assistant camera (2 episodes, 1995)
Steven H. Smith .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1995)
Christopher Goss .... first assistant camera (2 episodes, 1996)
Walt Andrus .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1997)

Beth Cotter .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Chris Funk .... set lighting technician (unknown episodes)
Harold Groshon .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Wren Maloney .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Michael K. O'Melia .... assistant chief lighting technician (unknown episodes)
Arianne Peckham Palmieri .... second assistant camera / second assistant camera: "b" camera (unknown episodes)
Daryl 'Dazz' Reynolds .... electrician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Alexa L. Fogel .... casting: New York (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Libby Goldstein .... casting associate (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
John A. Aiello .... casting associate (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Katherine D. Connelly .... set costumer (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Debra Beebe .... costume supervisor (40 episodes, 1995-1997)

Billy Ray McKenna .... costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Lainie Mumbrue .... post-production coordinator (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
Jamal A. Swinton .... post-production coordinator (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
Steve Porter .... telecine colorist (39 episodes, 1995-1997)
 
Series Music Department
Patty McGettigan .... music editor / music coordinator (39 episodes, 1995-1997)
Ian Dye .... orchestrator / music mixer / composer: additional music (31 episodes, 1995-1997)
Barry Moran .... music editor (2 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Transportation Department
Norm Benson .... transportation coordinator (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Paul Korpal .... driver (2 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Other crew
Marian Devney .... assistant: Charles H. Eglee (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
David J. Gascon .... technical advisor (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Ann Kaiser .... assistant production coordinator / production coordinator (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
David Milch .... creative consultant (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Candace Montgomery-Lira .... production accountant (41 episodes, 1995-1997)
Nancy E. Wilkerson .... production coordinator (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
Holly Baker .... assistant: Ann Donahue & Geoffrey Neigher / assistant: Nick Harding & Geoffrey Neigher / ... (39 episodes, 1995-1997)
Debra Carrillo .... technical consultant / legal consultant (39 episodes, 1995-1997)
Karin Londgren .... assistant: Joe Ann Fogle & Marc Buckland / assistant: Jo Ann Fogle/Marc Buckland (39 episodes, 1995-1997)
John Armstrong .... location manager (37 episodes, 1995-1997)
Maureen Milligan .... assistant: Michael Fresco / assistant: Steven Bochco (37 episodes, 1995-1997)
Michael Norell .... script coordinator (36 episodes, 1995-1997)
Barbara Kroells .... assistant: Steven Bochco (29 episodes, 1995-1996)
Margaret Varian .... continuity supervisor (29 episodes, 1996-1997)
Andre Gaudry .... assistant location manager (23 episodes, 1995-1996)
Howard Weitzman .... legal consultant (23 episodes, 1995-1996)
Doug Palau .... story editor / executive story editor (19 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kristine Hrycun .... assistant: Michael Fresco (12 episodes, 1996-1997)
Charles Holland .... story editor (10 episodes, 1996)
Sonny P. Filippini .... continuity supervisor (6 episodes, 1995)
Mary Ann Newfield .... continuity supervisor (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
Curtis Wilmot .... location manager (4 episodes, 1996)
Maxx Komack Walske .... script coordinator (3 episodes, 1997)

Mark Burnett .... video/computer playback operator (unknown episodes)
Tracey D'Arcy .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Fred Fein .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
60 min (41 episodes)
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Certification:
Australia:M | Singapore:NC-16 (season 1) | Singapore:PG (season 2)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Early on Steven Bochco intended to cast a supermodel as Julie, and Claudia Schiffer and Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen even auditioned for the role.See more »
Quotes:
Jimmy Wyler:Do you believe in redemption, Mr. White?
White:As long as it doesn't require funeral arrangements.
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18 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Beauty Grabbed, Acting and Story Kept, 11 January 2001
Author: kevinwburns from California

I remember that I watched the first episode of "Murder One" because I saw a commercial for it which featured a woman (Bobbie Phillips) whom I found simply gorgeous. After I watched the episode, though, I thought, "This is the best television show I have ever seen!" I continued to enjoy Bobbie's beauty, but she was just the icing.

The cake was the story and the acting--especially that of Daniel Benzali who, in my opinion, crafted the most fascinating television character ever. Intelligence, refinement, rectitude...Mr. Benzali portrayed Theodore Hoffman as a Howard Roark/James Bond composite that I had previously hoped to see but felt would never materialize in any form of fiction, especially via the medium of television.

The first season of "Murder One" was an absolute joy to watch, every single episode. It seemed bigger-than-life yet believable at every turn. My hope is that it will find its way to DVD. Hey, Teddy Hoffman became "real" despite my doubts; perhaps the story of his law firm will one day become "binary" despite my doubts.

(It eventually happened -- the DVD set, that is -- and I am grateful.)

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