Shark (2006–2008)

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Title character Sebastian Stark is an L.A. hot-shot lawyer, who leaves his lucrative career as defender of rich criminals to join the public prosecution under the District Attorney (D.A.), ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 Sebastian Stark (38 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Julie Stark (38 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Raina Troy (38 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Madeleine Poe (38 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Jessica Devlin (38 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Isaac Wright (32 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Casey Woodland (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Danny Reyes (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
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Title character Sebastian Stark is an L.A. hot-shot lawyer, who leaves his lucrative career as defender of rich criminals to join the public prosecution under the District Attorney (D.A.), which allows him to form a trial team of his own, consisting of young lawyers, like Casey Woodland, son of a legislator, who thus get a opportunity to learn straight from the master, if they can stand his hellish pace and walk the tight rope between respecting the law while using it and winning whatever it takes. A P.I. helps out digging up factual information. While in nearly every episode a criminal is found out and put behind bars, after testing out tactics in Shark's private mock court, Sebastian often also has to deal with his daughter Julie, who surprisingly chose after Shark's divorce to live with him rather then her mother in New York. Written by KGF Vissers

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Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the courthouse. See more »

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Trivia

Shark was in jeopardy of getting canceled before it even started, but James Woods gave the legal drama new life once he signed on to star in the pilot. Woods has spent most of his career focusing on feature films, not television. He said about the decision though he had nothing against TV as most people assumed, as he had done TV movies. There were simply no characters he was willing to commit to full time until the part of Sebastian Stark came along. The creator was looking for somebody like him to play the part anyway See more »

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In Season One, Jessica's opponent in the race for the D.A.'s office is named Brian Cutler. He is never seen on screen, but people refer to him on multiple occasions. When Kevin Pollak begins playing the character in Season Two, his name becomes Leo Cutler. See more »

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Casey Woodland: I didn't know that.
Sebastian Stark: You should have that put on a t-shirt.
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Referenced in Family Guy: And Then There Were Fewer (2010) See more »

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Shark is Seasoned ***1/2
23 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

James Woods, a fabulous actor, has a major hit on his hands with the television show "Shark." He is just magnificent as a fast-talking, brilliant former defense attorney, who had a change of heart when he got a client off only for the latter to subsequently kill his wife.

As a divorced man, with a very precocious daughter, Woods is engaging as he gets his staff to battle crime literally. He is a forever driving force with his group. Nonetheless, his actions pay off.

Danielle Pannabaker co-stars as his daughter, very bright but not that perceptive. At the end of each show, the stories generally focus about her. The girl knows how to get in trouble. I hope that tragedy will not ensue.

Each week we are presented with a murder case. The obvious always doesn't pan out.

Where was an Emmy nomination for Woods last season?


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