Kavanagh QC: Season 3, Episode 6

In God We Trust (14 Apr. 1997)

TV Episode  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery
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Kavanagh goes to Florida to help former protégé Julie Piper, now married and pregnant in Florida, with a death penalty appeal with racial overtones.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Yellow Cab Driver
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Ossian Buloni
Bruce Boa ...
Governor Stamford Cotton
Ione Brown ...
Jackie
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Joseph Cook
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Paul Cantrell
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Julie Piper-Robinson
Norman Chancer ...
Zandalee
Lisa Harrow ...
Lizzie Kavanagh
Leon Herbert ...
William Dupret
John Fitzgerald Jay ...
Skip Baker (as John Fitzgerald-Jay)
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Eugene Styles
Bradley Lavelle ...
Det. Eddie Fuller
Mac McDonald ...
Cowboy
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Kavanagh finds himself in Florida assisting his one-time pupil Julia Piper in preparing an appeal for an inmate who is on death row and awaiting execution in the electric chair. It is apparent that his original defense was badly handled from the start. Many facts were left unchallenged by the defense and no mitigation was offered at the sentencing stage despite his limited emotional development and abuse-laden upbringing. When Julia goes into premature labor, Kavanagh finds himself actually pleading the case and uncovering the true nature of what happened. At home meanwhile, Lizzie Kavanagh learns some distressing news from her doctors but waits until her husband's return to tell him. Written by garykmcd

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James Kavanagh QC: [as they are walking therough the prison listening to the lurid hoots and catcalls of the prisoners] Don't take any notice.
Julie Piper-Robinson: What makes you think they're talking to me?
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a uniquely bad episode
7 April 2006 | by (valley forge) – See all my reviews

sadly this is a uniquely bad episode. John Thaw is a great mystery leading man, but unfortunately the writers have heaped on this episode all the stereotypical US southern justice problems, i.e. death penalty, wrongful conviction, biases, racists, etc. The trial and appeals are badly flawed and give the appearance that US death sentences are rush to judgment affairs with limited appeals and shoddy workmanship by all. This may have been true many decades ago but in the last 10-20 years ago it just doesn't work like that.

sad for such a good actor and generally good scripts. i highly recommend all the rest of this series as portraying the real problems of the criminal bar and criminal trials. never fun. it is always difficult to make sure justice is done.


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