Ally McBeal (1997–2002)

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Ally McBeal and Billy Thomas were going steady throughout their childhoods. Ally even followed Billy to Harvard law school despite having no interest in law. But when Billy chose to pursue ... See full summary »

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Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 28 wins & 102 nominations. See more awards »

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 Ally McBeal (112 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Richard Fish (112 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Elaine Vassal (112 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Vonda Shepard (109 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 John Cage (103 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Renee Raddick (91 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Nelle Porter (89 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Ling Woo (73 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Georgia Thomas (69 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Billy Thomas (68 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Judge Seymore Walsh (51 episodes, 1998-2002)
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Ally McBeal and Billy Thomas were going steady throughout their childhoods. Ally even followed Billy to Harvard law school despite having no interest in law. But when Billy chose to pursue a career in law away from Ally, their relationship came to an end. In the present, an old classmate of Ally's named Richard Fish gives Ally a job at his law firm, where Billy and his new wife are also working. This puts Ally in a predicament since she still has feelings for Billy which she's laboring to get over. At the office, Ally puts up with a nosy, gossiping secretary named Elaine, and an oddball lawyer named John Cage never seems to lose a case. At home, Ally's friend and house-mate Renée regularly advises her on her love life. The series follows Ally's trials and tribulations in life through her eyes, and caricaturizes her personal thoughts and fantasies. Written by Ondre Lombard <olombard@lombard.cyberverse.com>

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Liza's real name is Debbi. See more »

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[catch-phrases]
Richard Fish: Bygones.
Richard Fish: Fishism.
Richard Fish: Vulgarism.
Richard Fish: Bugger.
Richard Fish: Ouch!
Richard Fish: Kidding.
Richard Fish: No biggie.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Pierce Brosnan/Destiny's Child (2001) See more »

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Searchin' My Soul
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Written and Performed by Vonda Shepard
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You are all seduction!
12 January 1999 | by (Brasília, Brazil) – See all my reviews

My daughter and I, we both are crazy about this TV-series We can even say "addicted". The story is richly involvent and each character has its own unique charm. As soon as one show is ended and we are already looking forward the next,.. and the next... Calista, you are all seduction! By the way, how about a complete video with all Ally & Associated adventures? Yours, truly, fans.


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