Boston Legal: Season 2, Episode 11

The Cancer Man Can (10 Jan. 2006)

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Alan takes up the cause of one of the associates, Denny meets a woman, and Denise helps defend a client accused of buying his way onto a drug trial.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sara Holt (credit only)
Robert Hopper
Peter Clark
Eric Payne ...
Mark Halpern


Denise and Paul are defending a Daniel Post, a rich cancer patient, who manipulated a drug study so he would get the actual drug and not the placebo. Alan tries to convince the senior partners to make Jerry Espenson partner, while Denny falls in love with a woman he "met" at a charity event. Written by bd

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The corrupt pharmaceutical company was named Devlin McGregor. Devlin McGregor was also the name of the "bad-guy" company in the movie "The Fugitive (1993)", plus an episode of "Suits" (Pilot) and an episode of "Leverage" (The Double-Blind Job). See more »


[Regarding a nervous habit of a colleague]
Alan Shore: It helps him think; it's a peccadillo.
Denny Crane: A peccadillo? I don't have any peccadilloes.
Alan Shore: What's your name?
Denny Crane: Denny Crane.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »


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Written & Performed by Neil Finn
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