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Year: 2007 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Get Me a Lawyer

24 July 2007
Hot-shot, high-stakes, New York City attorney Patty Hewes hires a new associate, the bright, ambitious, but somewhat naive Ellen Parsons, to help her as she tries to ruin billionaire Arthur Frobisher. Hewes represents a group of employees who are suing Frobisher in a class-action suit after he sold his company, leaving the employees financially devastated. Ellen is unaware that her best friend, Katie Connor, and the younger sister of her fiancé David, is working for Frobisher who is financing her new restaurant opening. Flashing forward eight weeks in the future: David Connor is found murdered, and Ellen, wandering the streets covered in blood, becomes the prime suspect.

Season 1, Episode 2: Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker

31 July 2007
Ellen convinces Katie to testify against Arthur Frobisher after learning that she was in Florida years earlier when he was tipped off about the status of his company, which has him considering drastic measures in which Frobisher's lawyer, Ray Fisk, considers which risks are worth taking. Patty begins to question if Katie is giving honest and accurate testimony or if she's just wanting attention. Flashforward in the future: the shaken Ellen refuses to give a statement to the police concerning the discovery of David's body in her apartment.

Season 1, Episode 3: And My Paralyzing Fear of Death

2 August 2007
Patty receives a mysterious threat at her office in the form of a live grenade that could destroy her case against Arthur Frobisher, who continues to be informed of Patty's movements. Meanwhile, Ellen continues to struggles with the demands of her new job at Hewes and Associates which take up hers and David's time which leads him to having a meeting of minds with the daughter of a patient at the hospital where he works. Flashing forward to six weeks: Ellen tries to tell the pompous and skeptic police that someone tried to murder her in Patty Hewes' apartment the same time someone murdered David.

Season 1, Episode 4: Tastes Like a Ho-Ho

14 August 2007
Katie is getting ready for her upcoming deposition in the Frobisher case unaware that her former boyfriend, Gregory Malina, is working with Ray Fiske and is deliberately withholding information that could be even more important that Katie's. Flashing forward into the future: Ellen is charged with murdering David.

Season 1, Episode 5: A Regular Earl Anthony

21 August 2007
Frobisher plays into Patty Hewes hands and withdraws his settlement offer but Frobisher arranges for the employee group to drop her as their lawyer. Tom Shayes gets a partnership offer from Martin Cutler but weighs his other options. Katie confronts Gregory Malina over his lies and he in turn gets a not too subtle reminder to keep his mouth shut. David and Ellen have a falling out over the way Katie was treated and David decides to visit his sister for a few days. In the flash forward, Ellen tells her lawyer Hollis Nye that someone tried to kill her.

Season 1, Episode 6: She Spat at Me

4 September 2007
Ellen makes contact with Gregory Malina and gives him 24 hours to come forward or he will be subpoenaed. Malina has good reason to be afraid when a hit man tries to take him out. Outraged at being spat upon at a basketball game, Frobisher decides that a public relations offensive would help, so he hires someone to write his biography. Ray Fiske is suffering from a severe bout of insomnia but when he does manage to nod off, has terrible nightmares. Lila DiMeo asks David for his help after her grandfather dies. In the flash forward, Ellen is told there is no evidence she was attacked. She tells her lawyer that the attack is connected to the Frobisher case. The police learn that David had been having an affair with Lila while still engaged to Ellen.

Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes

Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons

Zeljko Ivanek ... Ray Fiske

Noah Bean ... David Connor

Tate Donovan ... Tom Shayes

Ted Danson ... Arthur Frobisher

Philip Bosco ... Hollis Nye

Michael Nouri ... Phil Grey

Peter Facinelli ... Gregory Malina

Peter Riegert ... The Executive

Josh Pais ... George Berber

Casey Siemaszko ... Detective Dan Williams
Maya Days ... Detective Rosario Ortiz
Carmen Goodine ... Lila DiMeo

Sarita Choudhury ... Sleep Therapist

Jennifer Missoni ... Attractive Woman

Michael Pemberton ... Intimidating Man
Madison Arnold ... Vincent DiMeo
Elliot Korte ... Owen Frobisher (as Elliot B. Korte)

Gina Hernandez ... Servant at Patty's House
Sona Karia ... Indira

Takako Haywood ... Lawyer at Hewes and Associates (uncredited)
Evan Lewis ... Political Associate (uncredited)

Tanda Mercer ... Upper West Sider (uncredited)
Scott Schleiffer ... Detention Center Kid (uncredited)

Bill Walters ... Background (uncredited)

Malin Yhr ... Waitress (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: We Are Not Animals

11 September 2007
Relations between Ellen and Tom get frosty when Patty asks her if Tom offered her a job. Ellen says he didn't but then becomes paranoid at the thought that either Patty already knew or that Tom might tell her that he had. She and Tom agree to keep it a secret, but Ellen has her doubts. Ray Fiske is trying to keep Greg Malina from being deposed and launches an effort to quash Patty Hewes subpoena. Patty continues to protect Greg but he decides to disappear. Patty is still dealing with her son's situation. She surprised that he wants to remain at his special "school" and at the major changes in his personality. In the flash forward, Ellen reveals why she was staying at Patty Hewes apartment when she was attacked, but the police doubt her story when they are unable to find the man she claims she killed in self-defense. Patty has disappeared and Ellen begs Tom to find her as she is convinced that all of these events are connected to the Frobisher case. The police formally charge Ellen with murder.

Season 1, Episode 8: Blame the Victim

18 September 2007
Patty Hewes learns that Larry Popler has been passing information on to Frobisher and decides to turn the tables on both of them. Greg Malina is still missing and Patty suggests to Larry that he may have been killed. Ellen and Tom interview a former SEC Commissioner who had spent a good deal of time going after Frobisher during the criminal trial. Ellen learns that her father had a serious car accident but he hasn't hired a lawyer and is resistant to her advice about his upcoming deposition. In the flash-forward, we learn that Ellen and David broke up just prior to him being killed. Ellen is arraigned and pleads not guilty. Her bail is set at $1.5 million.

Season 1, Episode 9: Do You Regret What We Did?

25 September 2007
Lila DiMeo visits Ellen at the office and tells her that she and David have been sleeping together and that he no longer loves her. Ellen and David get to spend the weekend at Patty's beach house. Gregory Malina re-appears to explain himself to Katie Connor and makes a videotape confession in case anything should happen to him. Ray Fiske hires a pro to prepare Frobisher for his deposition. George Moore is feeding Ellen information, some of it true, in a bid to force Frobisher to settle. In the flash-forward, Tom tells a still incarcerated Ellen that he still can't find Patty; she tells him to go to Patty's beach house. Patty is having a mental breakdown of some sort.

Season 1, Episode 10: Sort of Like a Family

2 October 2007
Patty Hewes and Frobisher prepare for his deposition but he beats her to the punch by holding a press conference and telling all about the car accident he had 25 years ago. Patty tells Tom that Ellen is only useful to them as long as Gregory Malina is alive. When she learns he is dead she tells Ellen she is off the Frobisher case. When Ellen ignores Patty's direct orders not to contact George Moore, she finds herself out of a job. In the flash forward, Tom is still unable to locate Patty and Ellen tells him the identity of the person who tried to have her killed.

Season 1, Episode 11: I Hate These People

9 October 2007
Patty Hewes likes Ellen's theory that George Moore is working for Frobisher but also trying to get him to settle the lawsuit. Ellen turns down Patty's offer to return to work but agrees to continue working on the case for the clients' sake. Ellen also gives Patty the evidence that Ray Fiske was involved in insider trading. Patty tried to blackmail him into throwing the case, but with unexpected results. David continues to be stalked by Lila DiMeo. In the flash forward, Patty is still running away and out of contact.

Season 1, Episode 12: There's No 'We' Anymore

16 October 2007
In the aftermath of her encounter with Ray Fiske, Patty Hewes finally takes Tom's call and is told Ellen has accused her of attempted murder. She returns to the city and posts Ellen's bail. Frobisher learns of Greg Malina's video confession and instructs his men to do whatever it takes to retrieve it. Ellen offers the video to Patty only if she agrees to take on her case.

Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes

Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons

Zeljko Ivanek ... Ray Fiske

Noah Bean ... David Connor

Tate Donovan ... Tom Shayes

Ted Danson ... Arthur Frobisher

Michael Nouri ... Phil Grey

Philip Bosco ... Hollis Nye

Garret Dillahunt ... Marshall Phillips

Anastasia Griffith ... Katie Connor

Peter McRobbie ... Judge Sanford Toomey

David Costabile ... Bearded Man
Carmen Goodine ... Lila DiMeo

Zachary Booth ... Michael Hewes

Damian Young ... Well Dressed Man

Kathryn Meisle ... Mallory Fiske
Todd A. Kessler ... Perry the Doorman
Ethan Herschenfeld ... Pock-Marked Man

Robert Prescott ... Detective Fleming
Danny Johnson ... Detective Wright

Natascia Diaz ... Inmate

Onika Day ... Rikers Official

Tana Sarntinoranont ... Medical Examiner (as Tana Sarnt)
Danielle Lee Greaves ... Prison Guard (as Danielle L. Greaves)
Lou Savarese ... Driver

Haley Joel ... Driver Hooker

Stephanie Stokes ... Frobisher Hooker (as Stephanie Stokes-Smyj)
Glenn Kessler ... Agent Werner

Mario Van Peebles ... Agent Harrison

WBBrown II ... Featured
Emily Reed ... Detective
Vincenzo Caiola ... Police officer (uncredited)

Jonathan Dwyer ... Businessman (uncredited)

Peter Facinelli ... Gregory Malina (uncredited)

Donnie Keshawarz ... Andrew Vida (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 13: Because I Know Patty

23 October 2007
The season comes to its shocking conclusion.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: I Lied, Too.

7 January 2009
Three months after the Frobisher settlement, Patty is concentrating on establishing a charitable foundation when an old boy friend, named Daniel Purcell, contacts her whom entangles her in a new case involving corporate fraud and greed. Meanwhile, Ellen continues working with the FBI to destroy Patty, but she becomes more rash and impatient as she continues to set up her appearances to hide her rage behind fabricated grief in the wake of David's murder. Elsewhere, Arthur Frobisher is revealed to have survived the assassination attempt and is recovering in seclusion as he plots his next move against all the people whom he felt wronged him.

Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes

Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons

Tate Donovan ... Tom Shayes

Anastasia Griffith ... Katie Connor (credit only)

Marcia Gay Harden ... Claire Maddox (credit only)

Timothy Olyphant ... Wes Krulik

Ted Danson ... Arthur Frobisher

William Hurt ... Daniel Purcell

Zeljko Ivanek ... Ray Fiske

Brett Cullen ... Wayne Sutry

James Naughton ... Sam Arsenault

Paige Turco ... Christine Purcell

Tom Aldredge ... Uncle Pete

Zachary Booth ... Michael Hewes

Mario Van Peebles ... Agent Randall Harrison
Glenn Kessler ... Agent L.J. Werner

Regis Philbin ... Regis Philbin

Kelly Ripa ... Kelly Ripa

Felix Solis ... Rudy Vasquez
Todd A. Kessler ... Perry the Doorman

Ami Brabson ... Grief Counselor
Delaney Moro ... Erica Purcell

Alexandra Daddario ... Lily Arsenault
Dennis Ryan ... Business Man #2

Steve Belanger ... Business Man #3
Debra Lass ... Secretary
Guiesseppe Jones ... Uniform Cop (as Guiseppe Jones)

Jonathan Dwyer ... Businessman #3

Noah Bean ... David Connor (uncredited) (archive footage)

Timothy J. Cox ... Attorney (uncredited)

Kristine Knowlton ... Shopper / Pedestrian (uncredited)

John Landolfi ... FBI (uncredited)

Joe Tuttle ... Group Therapy Patient (uncredited)

Bill Walters ... House of Detention Inmate (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 2: Burn It, Shred It, I Don't Care.

14 January 2009
Patty decides to take the child mortality case which, unbeknown to her, has been planted by the FBI. She passes the case to Tom Shayes who may be prepared to engage in unethical conduct to get the plaintiff to sign up with them. When his daughter is arrested for cocaine possession, Sam Arsenault decides his chances at a political career have been ruined and asks Patty if he can still invest in the foundation. She manipulates him into upping his donation. Daniel Purcell reveals to Patty that data produced by his company for a client has been doctored and that it involves a highly toxic substance. When Purcell is attacked in his home and his wife killed, Patty decides to represent him. Purcell hasn't been entirely truthful about his relationships, however.

Season 2, Episode 3: I Knew Your Pig

21 January 2009
Ellen begins to explore Patty's relationship with Daniel Purcell. He was a witness in a big case 10 years before and Patty tore him to shreds during his deposition. Ellen begins to wonder if Patty paid him off but their relationship goes back much further and is much more meaningful than that of client and solicitor. As Patty has decided not to take on the child medical care case, the FBI want Ellen to slow down a bit as they are afraid Patty might get wind of what is going on. They also remind Ellen that this kind of sting may take years to come to fruition. Purcell finds himself in jail when the police arrest him trying to leave the country.

Season 2, Episode 4: Hey! Mr. Pibb!

28 January 2009
Patty's investigators track down the missing ring and a security camera provides them with a photo of the man who pawned it. The police soon make an arrest and Daniel Purcell identifies him as the man who attacked him and killed his wife. Patty's hopes of forcing the company to reveal its doctored environmental reports are dashed when Purcell, under oath, inexplicably refuses to accuse them of fraud. Tom and Ellen travel south to find journalist Josh Reston. They soon realize that they are dealing with powerful foes that will use every opportunity to stop them.

Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes

Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons

Tate Donovan ... Tom Shayes

Anastasia Griffith ... Katie Connor (credit only)

Marcia Gay Harden ... Claire Maddox

Timothy Olyphant ... Wes Krulik (credit only)

William Hurt ... Daniel Purcell

Michael Nouri ... Phil Grey

Brett Cullen ... Wayne Sutry

John Doman ... Walter Kendrick

Matthew Davis ... Josh Reston

Paige Turco ... Christine Purcell

Zachary Booth ... Michael Hewes

Tom Noonan ... Detective Victor Huntley

Darrell Hammond ... The Deacon

Bill Dawes ... Kevin Walker
Stephen Schnetzer ... ADA Carl Deevers

Michael Pemberton ... Intimidating Man

John Rue ... Head of Security
Delaney Moro ... Erica Purcell (as Dalaney Moro)

Stivi Paskoski ... Prisoner

Brian O'Neill ... Lester Donohue

Nina Hellman ... Liza Ewing

Holter Graham ... Bartender

Salvatore Inzerillo ... Store Clerk (as Sal Inzerillo)
Patch Darragh ... Police Officer

René Ifrah ... Uniform Cop #2 (as Rene Ifrah)
Jesus A. Del Rosario Jr. ... Prison Guard

Henry Strozier ... Judge R.D. Oliver

Edward M. Kelahan ... Line up Perpetrator (uncredited)

Bill Walters ... House of Detention Inmate (uncredited)
Amanda Whitcroft ... Actress (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 5: I Agree, It Wasn't Funny

4 February 2009
Having been humiliated in open court when Daniel Purcell recanted his testimony, Patty decides she is going to go after Walter Kendrick and UNR. The first step is to stop a merger UNR is contemplating. Patty has a good case to put to Federal officials but she is outmaneuvered. Ellen weighs accepting a dinner invitation at Patty's apartment; this would be her first time there since the attempt on her life. Her FBI handlers want her to go and wear a wire. When Ellen later tells them she is being followed, they tell her the sting may be over. Uncle Pete believes that Ellen is the biggest threat against Patty suggests that she something about it. He also gets her more information about the infant mortality case. We learn the identity of Ellen's attacker. Daniel Purcell puts his house up for sale and in flashbacks, the identity of his wife's killer is revealed.

Season 2, Episode 6: A Pretty Girl in a Leotard

11 February 2009
Patty goes on the offensive in her battle with Ultima National Resources and its CEO Walter Kendrick. She goes on television and accuses him not only of polluting with his West Virginia coal mine but of having arranged the murder of Daniel Purcell's wife. Her goal is to drive the stock price down and so justify a shareholder lawsuit. Kendrick and his lawyer, Claire Maddox, file a $200 million libel suit. Arthur Frobisher has some advice for Kendrick on how to deal with Hewes. Ellen may have a break in the investigation of her fiancé David's murder when his sister, Katie Connor, recognizes the man who was following her - wearing a police uniform. She asks her FBI contacts for help but when they refuse, she turns to Patty for help.

Season 2, Episode 7: New York Sucks

18 February 2009
Ellen's hopes of a resolution to her fiancé David's murder are dashed when the policeman Katie Connor recognized is found dead. She's also shocked to learn that Arthur Frobisher is their new client in the shareholder lawsuit against UNR. Working late one night, she sees Uncle Pete coming out of her office. The FBI is also interested in his activities. Pete is Patty's real uncle and has a lengthy criminal record for petty offenses, though nothing since he started working for Patty 20 years ago. The FBI nab him in a sting operation and give him a choice: provide information they can use against Patty or go to jail leaving his dying wife to cope alone. Pete is genuinely torn at the prospect of betraying Patty and pretends to go along with FBI - but in fact has his own way of extricating himself from the situation he finds himself in.

Season 2, Episode 8: They Had to Tweeze That Out of My Kidney

25 February 2009
With Uncle Pete in hospital recovering from his suicide attempt, Patty is spending a good deal of time at his bedside. In flashbacks, Patty remembers her family situation and the important role Pete played in protecting her from her hard-drinking and abusive father. The FBI still plan on putting pressure on Pete if and when he comes out of the coma. Pete gets a surprise visit from Patrick, the man he hired to kill Ellen. Arthur Frobisher comes under pressure from the henchman he hired to ransack Ellen and David's apartment. He is concerned that Frobisher's continued cooperation with Patty Hewes will lead him to reveal his role in David's death. In a flash forward to three months in the future, Pete's wife gives Ellen a folder she found with Ellen's name on it.

Season 2, Episode 9: You Got Your Prom Date Pregnant

4 March 2009
With Uncle Pete now dead, Patty finally tells Tom Shayes that she is under investigation by the FBI. However, when Tom asks his sister, who has access to Justice Department files, just what the investigation is about she reports that there is no record or an FBI file to be found. Patty declares war of sorts on the FBI and visits their office to make it clear that she holds them responsible for Uncle Pete's death and will stop at nothing to ensure justice is done. Wes decides to ask Katie Connor out on a date but asks Ellen if she has any objection. Ellen says she doesn't but her response is less than convincing. In a flash forward to two months into the future, we learn where Ellen gets her gun. We also learn that Patty has had a major falling out with someone.

Season 2, Episode 10: Uh Oh, Out Come the Skeletons

11 March 2009
Patty's husband is still under consideration for the position of Energy Secretary without realizing that his possible nomination is meant to create a conflict. The stress is getting to Ellen and she confides in Wes, telling him about the work she has been doing for the FBI. It's not enough to get the hit called off however. Claire Maddox begins to realize the extent to which Walter Kendrick has kept her in the dark about some of his more nefarious activities after Daniel Purcell admits that he falsified his report following a deal with Kendrick. At home, Patty and her husband are pleased when 18 year-old Michael decides the time has come for them to meet his girlfriend. She's not quite what they were expecting.

Season 2, Episode 11: London. Of Course

18 March 2009
When Patty tells Ellen to stop investigating Arthur Frobisher's connection to Calder Security, she decides to hire a private investigator on her own. When she sees Phil, Patty's husband, leaving her hotel she suspects he may be having an affair. When her investigator provides her with the incriminating photos, Ellen makes sure Patty gets them. Claire Maddox is disgusted with Walter Kendrick's underhanded dealings and starts planting seeds of doubt about his leadership with a member of the Board. When it's suggested that she take over the company Claire accepts but learns just how tough Kendrick can be. The FBI inform Ellen of Agent Harrison's death.

Season 2, Episode 12: Look What He Dug Up This Time

25 March 2009
As Daniel Purcell struggles to conceal his involvement in his wife's murder, Ellen and the F.B.I. set out to catch Patty bribing a judge.

Season 2, Episode 13: Trust Me

1 April 2009
As she looks to finally have Patty jailed, Ellen's plan unravels amid a series of complex double crosses.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Your Secrets Are Safe

25 January 2010
Almost a year has passed since Ellen Parsons left Hewes and Associates. She is now working in the District Attorney's office and is dealing with a fairly important drug case, trying to get a dealer to reveal the identity of his supplier. Patty Hewes is now acting on behalf of a group of investors trying to recover money they had entrusted to Louis Tobin and who, it turns out, was running a Ponzi scheme. With billions of dollars unaccounted for, Patty is trying to find any funds that may have been hidden by the Tobin family. Patty and Ellen have had no contact since her departure but Patty has been reluctant to re-assign her office, convinced that Ellen will return. She even sends her an expensive handbag. Ellen wants nothing to do with her however and when she thinks Patty may be interfering with her drug case, tells her she doesn't need any help. She also tells her that any secrets she may have are perfectly safe. In a flash-forward 6 months into the future, Patty Hewes is in a serious accident when another car broadsides her vehicle in an intersection. The occupant of the other vehicle has fled but it is registered to someone she knows.

Season 3, Episode 2: The Dog Is Happier Without Her

1 February 2010
Having been told by his father that some money from investors has been hidden for the family's use, Joe Tobin struggles with whether he should tell Patty Hewes or conspire with his father. Tom Shayes tracks the telephone number given them by Joe Tobin to a cellphone now in possession of a homeless man who found it in a dumpster. He also finds a pair of expensive boots belonging to Louis Tobin and a trail of expenses suggesting the man had a mistress with the initials DMM. He turns to Ellen for help in identifying the her. Shayes also receives some devastating news about his own investment portfolio. Meanwhile, Patty Hewes and Phil Grey's divorce is not going well; he has an interesting proposition for her however. In a flash forward to six months into the future, it is revealed that one of the principal characters has died.

Season 3, Episode 3: Flight's at 11:08

8 February 2010
Joe Tobin calls lawyer Leonard Winstone after accidentally hitting Danielle Marchetti with his car. Winstone arranges for a doctor to examine her but Joe ignores his advice and takes her to the airport even after she's begins to show symptoms of a possible brain hemorrhage. Patty Hewes' attempts to find her and keep her from leaving the country fall on deaf ears at the DA's office, however, so it's left up to her and Tom Shayes to locate her and find a reason to justify a subpoena. Tom Shayes has dinner with his parents-in-law to tell them about the loss of their investments. Ellen Parsons travels to her parents home in New Jersey for a family dinner and learns that her sister's husband has run off. She also discovers something else about her sister.

Season 3, Episode 4: Don't Throw That at the Chicken

15 February 2010
Patty Hewes grills Louis Tobin about his fraud, while Joe Tobin is faced with a decision that will determine his family's fate forever.

Season 3, Episode 5: It's Not My Birthday

22 February 2010
Louis Tobin's suicide is ruled a heart attack though no one really believes that to be the case. Danielle Marchetti is now out of her coma and the DA and Ellen offer her immunity from prosecution if she tells all that she knows about Tobin. Joe Tobin tells her in no uncertain terms what he expects of her. Patty suggests that she plead the 5th. Louis' daughter Carol doesn't take the news that her father committed suicide very well and pays Danielle a visit. Louis' relationship with Danielle is explained as is his reason for wanting to get her out of the country. Ellen meets her old friend Josh who is now a crime reporter. Meanwhile, Patty interviews a candidate, Alex Benjamin, for an associate position and suggests she should speak to Ellen first. In a flash forward 5 months into the future, more of Tom Shayes situation is revealed.

Season 3, Episode 6: Don't Forget to Thank Mr. Zedeck

1 March 2010
The judge in the Tobin case puts pressure on Patty to start producing results in recovering the funds from the Ponzi scheme or face being replaced. She seeks information from who an expert resource who has a particular quid pro quo in mind. Patty's solution involves the ambitious Alex Benjamin, who is ever more desperate to join the firm. For Tom Shayes, the impact of his own financial losses are heavy. The post-mortem on Danielle Marchetti reveals heart failure but Ellen has her doubts. The DA puts in charge of investigating Marchetti's death. Tobin finally meets the mysterious Mr. Zedeck, his father's partner who may have access to the hidden cash. In a flashforward 4 months into the future, the police have evidence that it could have been Tom Shayes driving the car that struck Patty's car in the intersection. They also find something interesting in the trunk of his car.

Season 3, Episode 7: You Haven't Replaced Me

8 March 2010
Patty sends Tom out of the country to follow the money trail of the Tobin fraud. Ellen must choose between her new boss and Patty. Leonard Winstone leaves the city under mysterious circumstances.

Season 3, Episode 8: I Look Like Frankenstein

15 March 2010
Patty and Tom run into a brick wall when trying to get information from the Antiguan bank. Working with Ellen, they focus on trying to find Carol Tobin, who has mysteriously vanished. Tom turns to Barry the homeless man who lives in the neighborhood where Carol was last seen. Having run into Michael Hewes and his pregnant girlfriend in a department store, Ellen innocently congratulates Patty on her soon becoming a grandmother. Patty is soon after her son's companion. Arthur Frobisher tries to get a well-known movie star to be the front man for his new renewable energy venture. In a flash-forward 3 months into the future, Ellen is interrogated by the police where she reveals her and Tom's personal plans.

Season 3, Episode 9: Drive It Through Hardcore

22 March 2010
Patty and Tom focus on getting in touch with Carol Tobin to see if they can learn from her what may have happened on that fateful Thanksgiving day when her father Louis confessed to them that his financial empire was a Ponzi scheme. Her brother Joe and family lawyer Leonard Winstone have her tucked away in an apartment and have convinced her not to leave. A visit to her psychiatrist however gives them the opening to contact her. Her information reveals someone is lying. Ellen meanwhile has to deal with a family crisis when she learns that her sister Carrie has been arrested and charged with a serious drug offence. Her boss makes it quite clear that she is to remain clear of the case and avoid any hint of favoritism. In a flash forward two months into the future, Tom Shayes gives Patty his resignation.

Season 3, Episode 10: Tell Me I'm Not Racist

29 March 2010
With Patty's help, Ellen hires her investigator, Malcolm, to look into her sister's drug case. She also asks him to look into her own background and particularly her one time babysitter, Ann. Patty meanwhile is under threat of removal from the Tobin case when a group petitions the judge in the case to remove her. She explains the lead with Tessa Marchetti but he gives her one week to come up with something concrete or she's out. Tom wants to lean on Tessa but Patty flatly refuses. Under ever increasing financial pressure, Tom ignores Patty's orders and approaches Tessa pushing the young woman into the arms of the DA. Marilyn Tobin meanwhile is outraged that the charity she has supported for many years will not allow her to make the annual trip to Africa. She suggests to Ray Winstone that he get Stuart Zedeck to help her out.

Season 3, Episode 11: All That Crap About Your Family

5 April 2010
Ellen visits the woman in her dreams to learn if she is her birth mother but actually learns something far different about her family. Just as Patty decides to move against Tessa, the DA arrests the young woman. Ellen convinces her to turn to Patty for help but finds herself suspended when her boss finds out what she has been up to. Patty however thinks she now knows what was going on with Tessa's regular visits to Antigua and convinces the DA to let Tessa make one more trip to the island. Leonard Winstone has to deal with his own problems when his father shows up at his office unexpectedly, threatening to reveal his secrets.

Season 3, Episode 12: You Were His Little Monkey

12 April 2010
Patty Hewes meets with Judge Reilly who, given the events in Antigua, decides she is making enough progress to keep her on the Tobin case. While she is very appreciative of his decision, he goes on to tell her about Tom Shayes' financial situation and the loss of all his assets in Louis Tobin's Ponzi scheme. She tells Tom there is only one thing he can do. Ellen meanwhile is surprised when her boss tells that she will be co-prosecuting Carol Tobin for the murder of Danielle Marchetti. Arthur Frobisher oversteps the line when he alludes to the actor portraying him in a film that he once arranged to have someone murdered. When Patty gets hold of the information she goes straight to the DA and Ellen is now hopeful that the murder of her late fiancée David, will now be solved. Leonard Winstone's past comes to light and Ellen makes sure that Joe Tobin knows the details.

Season 3, Episode 13: The Next One's Gonna Go in Your Throat

19 April 2010
Tom and Ellen continue with their plan to get information on the Tobin family's Ponzi scheme from Leonard Winstone even though Patty has inexplicably told them to stop. It all starts to go wrong when Stuart Zedeck learns that someone impersonated him and withdrew money from the charity's account. He sends his henchman to find out what is going on which leads to a confrontation with Tom. Marilyn Tobin meanwhile goes to Patty and agrees to confess to knowing about the Ponzi scheme and to murder if only they will leave her son Joe alone. Patty makes her views on that point quite clear. Patty is surprised when she runs into her son Michael's pregnant girlfriend. She let's Patty know in no uncertain terms that she has no intention of leaving town and that she and Michael are very much enjoying the money Patty gave her. Patty gets her revenge. Ellen's old boyfriend tells her who was responsible for the death of her fiancé David.

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: There's Only One Way to Try a Case

13 July 2011
Two years have passed since Patty and Ellen last worked together. Ellen reconnects with her high school friend, Chris Sanchez, who has recently returned from a stint at High Star, a private contractor in the Middle East. Unable to get assistance from the corporation or the government, Ellen decides to look into his case. Both her new boss and Patty warn Ellen about building a case against High Star Security Corp.

Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes

Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons

Dylan Baker ... Jerry Boorman

John Goodman ... Howard T. Erickson

Michael Nouri ... Phil Grey

Chris Messina ... Chris Sanchez

Derek Webster ... Anthony Carter

Julie White ... Congresswoman Donna Chase

Tom Noonan ... Detective Victor Huntley

Bailey Chase ... Sean Everett

Sarah Wilson ... Holly Mancini

Meredith Salenger ... Jessica Lowry

Bruce Altman ... Jim Girotto

Philip Hernandez ... Dr. Raul Barrera

Michael Chernus ... New Jersey Bar Owner

Danny Boushebel ... Halal Cart Vendor

Li Jun Li ... Maggie Huang

Maria-Christina Oliveras ... Halal Cart Customer

Jack Gwaltney ... Thomas Lowry

Michael Patrick Crane ... Alain Coupet (as Michael Crane)

Kiley Liddell ... Catherine Hewes
Stephen McGahan ... 6 Year Old Erickson

Drew Beasley ... 9 Year Old Erickson
Jesse Dean Montana ... 13 Year Old Erickson

Brandon Thane Wilson ... 16 Year Old Erickson
Aref Farraj III ... Young Middle Eastern Boy

Takako Haywood ... Lawyer at Hewes and Associates (uncredited)

Brooke Liddell ... Catherine Hewes (uncredited)

Mark Tallman ... Robert Franks (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 2: I've Done Way Too Much for This Girl

20 July 2011
Ellen presents the High Star case to senior partners at Nye, Everett and Polk. After the gas explosion, Chris's paranoia heightens as he believes he's being targeted. Patty counsels Ellen on her case. Erickson and Boorman scheme to make the lawsuit go away.

Season 4, Episode 3: I'd Prefer My Old Office

27 July 2011
Ellen files the High Star case. She also discovers the motive behind Chris' missions after taking his deposition. Meanwhile, Erickson offers Patty a settlement. And Patty searches for Michael in Boston with the help of Detective Victor Huntley.

Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes

Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons

Dylan Baker ... Jerry Boorman

John Goodman ... Howard T. Erickson

Chris Messina ... Chris Sanchez

Zachary Booth ... Michael Hewes

Derek Webster ... Anthony Carter

Tom Noonan ... Detective Victor Huntley
David Pittu ... Jack Shaw

Julie Ann Emery ... Tara Conway

Eli Danker ... Zafar Marwat

Jeffrey Omura ... Henry Thain

Natalie Knepp ... Tanya Greenblatt

Murray Bartlett ... Seth Sloan
Ted Neustadt ... Judge Pawlowski

Jack Gwaltney ... Thomas Lowry

Madison McKinley ... Model #1

Joey Mintz ... Drug Dealer

Sean Ringgold ... Big Ray

Scott Johnsen ... High Star Contractor

Remy K. Selma ... Older Afghan Man (as Remy Selma)

Usman Ally ... Nasim Marwat
Stephen McGahan ... 6 Year Old Erickson

Drew Beasley ... 9 Year Old Erickson
Jesse Dean Montana ... 13 Year Old Erickson

Brandon Thane Wilson ... 16 Year Old Erickson

Catia Ojeda ... Protester
Todd A. Kessler ... Perry the Doorman

Redaric Williams ... Aggressive Patron

Kiley Liddell ... Catherine Hewes (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 4: Next One's on Me, Blondie

3 August 2011
Ellen meets Nasim Marwat, the son of Chris' Afghan contact. Erickson decides to torture Chris for information about the possibility of an intelligence breach. Patty discovers important information that High Star extracts terror suspects for the CIA and recruits her mentor Bill Herndon (Judd Hirsch) to investigate the company.

Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes

Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons

Dylan Baker ... Jerry Boorman

John Goodman ... Howard T. Erickson

Chris Messina ... Chris Sanchez

Derek Webster ... Anthony Carter

Judd Hirsch ... Bill Herndon

Debra Monk ... Deniece Parsons

Bailey Chase ... Sean Everett

Usman Ally ... Nasim Marwat

Robert Stanton ... Pastor Stephen Yates

Bruce Altman ... Jim Girotto

Seth Barrish ... Robert Owen
Fawad Siddiqui ... Shahbaz Gul
Sevan Greene ... Male Cashier

Li Jun Li ... Maggie Huang
Dana Brooke ... Receptionist

Naeem Uzimann ... Prayer Leader (as Naeem Uz-Zaman)

Kiley Liddell ... Catherine Hewes
Stephen McGahan ... 6 Year Old Erickson

Drew Beasley ... 9 Year Old Erickson
Jesse Dean Montana ... 13 Year Old Erickson

Brandon Thane Wilson ... 16 Year Old Erickson

Mohamed Alshami ... Prayer (uncredited)

Tim Guinee ... Jake Stahl (uncredited)

Kareem Hamdy ... Muslim Congregant (uncredited)

Bill Walters ... Dive Bar Patron (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 5: We'll Just Have to Find Another Way to Cut the Balls Off of This Thing

10 August 2011
Patty and Ellen prepare Marwat for his deposition while a flu-ridden Boorman sets out to keep it from happening; Erickson works his contacts to ensure that his CIA contracts remain secret. Meanwhile, Catherine Hewes is extremely ill.

Season 4, Episode 6: Add That Little Hopper to Your Stew

17 August 2011
Patty and Ellen scramble to gain access to Nasim, while Boorman scrambles to keep that from happening. Ellen enlists a reporter (Griffin Dunne) to find Chris in Afghanistan. Erickson and another businessman (John Cullum) negotiate a land deal; and Michael Hewes surfaces in New York looking for Catherine.

Season 4, Episode 7: I'm Worried About My Dog

24 August 2011
Patty uses her drug company case to gain information on High Star. A journalist tries to embed with High Star mercenaries in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Michael demands to see his daughter.

Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes

Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons

Dylan Baker ... Jerry Boorman

John Goodman ... Howard T. Erickson

Chris Messina ... Chris Sanchez

Derek Webster ... Anthony Carter

Judd Hirsch ... Bill Herndon

Fisher Stevens ... Therapist

Keir Dullea ... Julius

Zachary Booth ... Michael Hewes

Rochelle Bostrom ... Attractive Woman

Bruce Altman ... Jim Girotto

Michael Patrick Crane ... Alain Coupet (as Michael Crane)

Li Jun Li ... Maggie Huang (voice)

Adriane Lenox ... Angel Auroro

Ato Essandoh ... Bomb Tech
Aref Farraj III ... Middle Eastern Boy

Seth Barrish ... Robert Owen

Scott Johnsen ... High Star Contractor

Jack Gwaltney ... Thomas Lowry

Leif Riddell ... Jay Rayburn

Mark Tallman ... Robert Franks

Brooke Liddell ... Catherine Hewes
Stephen McGahan ... 6 Year Old Erickson

Drew Beasley ... 9 Year Old Erickson
Jesse Dean Montana ... 13 Year Old Erickson

Brandon Thane Wilson ... 16 Year Old Erickson

Marc I. Daniels ... Park Pedestrian (uncredited)
Keren Dukes ... Lisa Franks (uncredited)

Alex Montaldo ... Abused prisoner (uncredited)

Ben Whalen ... Club Dancer (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 8: The War Will Go on Forever

31 August 2011
Dean, the Times reporter that Ellen has been talking to, meets with a contact in Afghanistan and tells him he's looking for Chris Sanchez. Boorman arrives at the safe house to find his girlfriend. She confronts him about the boy. Patty and Ellen depose Howard Erickson.

Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes

Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons

Dylan Baker ... Jerry Boorman

John Goodman ... Howard T. Erickson

Chris Messina ... Chris Sanchez

Griffin Dunne ... Dean Gullickson

Derek Webster ... Anthony Carter
David Pittu ... Jack Shaw
Aref Farraj III ... Middle Eastern Boy

Rochelle Bostrom ... Attractive Woman

Scott Johnsen ... High Star Contractor
Ted Neustadt ... Judge Pawlowski

Demosthenes Chrysan ... Afghan Man

Lohrasp Kansara ... Afghan Local

Al Nazemian ... Afghan Local's Friend

Hend Ayoub ... Afghan Woman
Stephen McGahan ... 6 Year Old Erickson

Drew Beasley ... 9 Year Old Erickson
Jesse Dean Montana ... 13 Year Old Erickson

Brandon Thane Wilson ... 16 Year Old Erickson

Paul Benjamin ... Terrorist Cell (as Paul C. Benjamin)

Mark Tallman ... Robert Franks

Sardor Sodikov ... Afghan Henchman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 9: There's a Whole Slew of Ladies with Bad Things to Say About the Taliban

7 September 2011
Afghan men hired by one of Erickson's men transport Sanchez in the trunk of a vehicle without AC's knowledge. Jerry Boorman meets with Patty to explain his history with with Erickson and the company. Patty and Ellen don't believe him and they decide they need to speak with the boy Jerry is holding captive.

Season 4, Episode 10: Failure is Lonely

14 September 2011
As Ellen (Rose Byrne) moves to settle her lawsuit against High Star in exchange for Chris Sanchez's (Chris Messina) safe return, her plans are upended by Patty's (Glenn Close) surprise legal action against Howard Erickson (John Goodman). And while Ellen wants to put the suit behind her, rogue CIA agent Jerry Boorman (Dylan Baker) redoubles his efforts to destroy Erickson as he fights to hang on to his Afghan son.

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: You Want to End This Once and for All?

11 July 2012
Already on opposite sides of Michael Hewes's custody suit against his mother, Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) and Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) prepare to face off in court after a cyber-hacker's revelations about insider trading expose damaging personal information that push an informant over the edge.

Season 5, Episode 2: Have You Met the Eel Yet?

18 July 2012
As they square off in a wrongful death lawsuit against cyber-hacker Channing McClaren, Ellen (Rose Byrne) worries that her mentor's close relationship with the judge will give Patty (Glenn Close) an unfair advantage. But while she tries to level the playing field even as she begins to doubt McClaren's honesty, Ellen is reminded of how manipulative Patty can be.

Season 5, Episode 3: Failure Is Failure

25 July 2012
Patty (Glenn Close) looks to prove that Rachel Walling's late mother committed suicide after meeting with cyber-hacker Channing McClaren. And as Ellen (Rose Byrne) struggles to defend the shadowy McClaren, she's surprised to learn of her mother's problems at home.

Season 5, Episode 4: I Love You, Mommy

1 August 2012
Ellen (Rose Byrne) and Patty (Glenn Close) face off in a bidding war after a mysterious computer hacker offers them information pertaining to the McClaren wrongful death lawsuit. Meanwhile, family drama dogs Ellen after her mother leaves her husband.

Season 5, Episode 5: There's Something Wrong with Me

8 August 2012
As she and Ellen (Rose Byrne) look to exploit the documents offered by a computer hacker, Patty (Glenn Close) secretly pressures a government investigator to provide confidential information to help her case. Meanwhile, Channing McClaren's shadowy past returns to haunt him.

Season 5, Episode 6: I Need to Win

15 August 2012
A surprise witness threatens to call into question Channing McClaren's account of the night Naomi Walling committed suicide. Meanwhile, Ellen's (Rose Byrne) assistant approaches Patty (Glenn Close) with an unwelcome development in a case they argued years ago.

Season 5, Episode 7: The Storm's Moving In

22 August 2012
As Channing McClaren learns that a murdered computer hacker was paid for information about the late Naomi Walling, Patty (Glenn Close) and Ellen (Rose Byrne) take a tense trip to Maine to interview an expert witness whom they hope can shed some light on insider trading practices at Princefield Investments. Meanwhile, Chris Sanchez (Chris Messina) discovers that the Army is redeploying mentally unstable soldiers to Afghanistan.

Season 5, Episode 8: I'm Afraid of What I'll Find

29 August 2012
As Patty (Glenn Close) threatens to expose the insider trading by Channing McClaren's leading financier, Chris Sanchez (Chris Messina) uses McClarenTruth to release information charging the Army with redeploying mentally ill soldiers. Meanwhile, Ellen (Rose Byrne) gets closer to identifying the man she suspects Patty sent to kill her.

Season 5, Episode 9: I Like Your Chair

5 September 2012
As they prepare to face off in court, Ellen (Rose Byrne) seeks protection from the hit man she believes Patty (Glenn Close) sent to kill her. While Ellen is forced to intervene in the collapse of her parents' troubled marriage, the case against Channing McClaren threatens to destroy both McClarenTruth and Princefield Investments.

Season 5, Episode 10: But You Don't Do That Anymore

12 September 2012
But You Don't Do That Anymore

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