Boston Legal: Season 4, Episode 17

The Court Supreme (22 Apr. 2008)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Crime | Drama
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 197 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Alan leaps at the opportunity to present an appeal to the Supreme Court in the case of a mentally challenged man sentenced to death for the sexual assault of a young girl.

Director:

Writers:

(created by), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Exclusive Trailer

View the Foxcatcher Exclusive trailer with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 7267 titles
created 24 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 20 titles
created 03 Sep 2012
 
list image
a list of 101 titles
created 20 Jun 2013
 
list image
a list of 101 titles
created 07 Aug 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Court Supreme (22 Apr 2008)

The Court Supreme (22 Apr 2008) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Boston Legal.
« Previous Episode | 85 of 101 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Clarence / Clarice Bell (credit only)
...
...
...
Whitney Rome (credit only)
...
...
...
...
Dana Strickland
...
Attorney William Connolly
...
Attorney Audrey Patterson
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Alan leaps at the opportunity to present an appeal to the Supreme Court in the case of a mentally challenged man sentenced to death for the sexual assault of a young girl.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Release Date:

22 April 2008 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title refers to the Supreme Court which is the highest court in the United States and was established in the United States' Constitution as one leg of the three branches of the federal government. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Biased!
11 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is episode is a not just a mess, but it's unbelievably disrespectful, and bears not the slightest semblance to what would go on during arguments in front of the Supreme Court. If you doubt that you can go to iTunes and search Justice Antonin Scalia and you'll find a 0.95 c-span interview with the Justice where he goes into great detail about how a hearing works and what he will and won't put up with from attorney's. And based on that I think it's safe to say that Spader's character would have found his butt in the hallway very quickly. Mr. Kelly seems to think he's making Mr. Shore Goes to Washington here. This was so blatantly biased that I had to turn the sound off during Shores disrespectfully argument. He has nine Justices of the Supreme Court letting Mr. Shore run the hearing. But watching Spader's character complain about political bias on the court and then only go after Justices's he felt were conservative was the same kind of political bias he claims to be against. Apparently the bad Supreme Court Justice is one appointed by a conservative. I really don't mind politically needling in story but this show has by the fourth season completely lost it. The only supposed conservative character who voices conservative viewpoints, is demented. I guess that's just a coincidence

  • RIGHT! It's really sad to watch another show ruined because the


ideology of the writer/producer has to be allowed to take center stage. On this show Mr. Kelly gives Spader's character 5 and even 7 minute monologue's to voice Mr. Kelly's (and much of Hollywood's) politics. Perry Mason ran for nine season and could have gone longer because they stuck to real crime stories; and avoided the soapbox. If your a liberal your probably love this episode. But to me; I think Mr. Kelly should be embarrassed. I would have given it one star but the secondary story line was interesting; but couldn't offset the other mess.


2 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who are the target audience and how is it 8.2? Y_On
Which character is the most irritating one for you? enike-963-393398
Why this show failed New_Enoch
I hate how all the characters disappear inexplicably WilliamABW
Islam has no religious freedom? mazenat
WHen Alan did his depaul_rules
Discuss The Court Supreme (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?