Close to Home (2005–2007)

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Close to Home is a legal drama that tears away the facade of suburbia to reveal that sometimes quiet and tranquil streets can hide the darkest of crimes. Annabeth Chase is a young, ... See full summary »

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 Annabeth Chase (43 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Maureen Scofield (43 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 James Conlon (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Steve Sharpe (21 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Ed Williams (20 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Ray Blackwell (20 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Jack Chase (20 episodes, 2005-2006)
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Close to Home is a legal drama that tears away the facade of suburbia to reveal that sometimes quiet and tranquil streets can hide the darkest of crimes. Annabeth Chase is a young, aggressive prosecutor with a perfect conviction record who tries the cases that come out of her own neighborhood. Returning to work after having her first child, Annabeth is ready to take on the most difficult cases, fueled by her passion to protect her community and her family. Challenging Annabeth's legal strategies is her new boss, Maureen Scofield, a no-nonsense lawyer not afraid to push her hard. Leading the team is Steve Sharpe, who is one of Annabeth's biggest supporters but is concerned about how her cases will play in the media. Annabeth's husband, Jack, is devoted to their family and is a rock for her to lean on when the challenges of her job start to infringe on their home life. Written by SoMeONe

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Boring !
17 November 2008 | by (L'Isle Jourdain, France) – See all my reviews

I love made-in-US-legal-dramas, that's a fact. Law and Order, CSI, even Crossing Jordan... I use to watch them while writing my criminal stories, it kinda makes me in the right mood. But this one ? Oh dear. And I can't say I didn't give it a try. I saw about a dozen episodes, but when the credits rolled, it was always the same thought going through my mind : "I should have watch something else." And then, one night, after two minutes of this show, I switched channels, making up my mind on a DVD instead.

The stories are quite decent, actually, but the main characters ? Come on ! Usually, in such dramas, defense lawyers are "les emmerdeurs" (roughly translate : "Pain in the a**"), but here, it's quite the opposite. I can't find even one of the prosecutors nice and friendly. Okay, that's not their job to be nice and friendly, but only with the criminal, alright ? Annabeth has "un je ne sais quoi", a little something which bores me a lot : to be frank, I'd like to shush her anytime she opens her mouth. And about Maureen, it's even worse. Two real big ice queens, both as warm as winter in the North Pole !

So, if you're a fan, good for you. But Bruckheimer's productions have way better shows than this one.


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