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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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First time to watch - I liked it a lot!
25 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

I watched this show for the first time with the premier episode of the 2006-2007 season. I watched it to see David James Elliott (of JAG fame) as the new character, ADA Jimmy Conlon. He played a very different type of character and it took me a little while to get over the fact that he was not playing Harmon Rabb, Jr. However, I really enjoyed the show and the characters and it had an unexpected twist to the ending. I never saw it coming. I like it when TV surprises me. And it's great to have DJE back on TV again. I wonder what other people think about his new character and if they think he has a long future in this show. I think he does, although I hope his character shows a bit more heart and warmth in the future. I'll watch "Close To Home" on a regular basis. It's a very good show.

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