Boston Legal: Season 3, Episode 23

Duck and Cover (15 May 2007)

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Alan defends a priest on trial for housing an illegal alien, and Brad and Denise hurry to get married before their baby is born. Meanwhile, Shirley gives Jerry a housing discrimination case involving a woman and her duck.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Clarence Bell (credit only)
Maria Delgadillo
Dr. Kathleen Ryan
Allison Lovejoy
Wayne Picker


Alan ends up defending the priest overseeing Brad and Denise's wedding for harboring an illegal alien. Brad feels pressured to make sure his child is not born out of wedlock. Jerry's first client after coming back to the firm is a woman who was evicted from her apartment for having a pet duck. And Denny gets his hands on the NHL Stanley Cup and Shirley warns Denny that his antics will no longer be tolerated by the rest of the partners. Written by Moviedude1

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The title refers to the US Government campaign during the Cold War to reassure the Americans that one can survive a nuclear blast by crawling under something. See more »


While Denny could presumably have obtained the Stanley Cup for a day from a member of the NHL Championship team, the trophy is nonetheless always accompanied by "Cup Guards" - professional escorts from the Hockey Hall of Fame - everywhere that it travels. See more »


Jerry 'Hands' Espenson: I've handled multinational corporate bankruptcies, high-profile murder cases, and defended manufacturing giants against product liability charges.
Shirley Schmidt: Yes?
Jerry 'Hands' Espenson: And you assign me the duck lady!
Shirley Schmidt: Is she just sitting alone in your office?
Jerry 'Hands' Espenson: She has the duck! I can only surmise you did this because, one, you're hazing me since I'm the new guy again, or two, you think my Asperger's allows me to relate to anyone colorful, or three, you're having second thoughts about rehiring me.
Shirley Schmidt: It's four. I'm a name partner ...
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