While Jerry goes up for partner, Alan goes head-to-head with Denise Bauer in a case involving government Mad Cow Disease testing, and head-to-head with Denny over his decision to vote for John McCain.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
U.S.D.A. Rep Joel Beavis
Steven Anderson ...
Carol Hober


Alan asks Denny to assist him in a case where their client is being sued by the Department of Agriculture in order to stop her from testing all her cattle for Mad Cow Disease, while opposing counsel is former firm employee Denise. Jerry is recommended for partner by Shirley and Carl, while the board does not see eye to eye with them. Written by Moviedude1

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3 November 2008 (USA)  »

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When Alan and Denny make up in the courtroom following their latest victory over the government, Alan recoils because Denny has an erection. Denny replies that it was the fault of their client with whom he is enamored. He says (twice), "It was Valerie's fault." The client's name was Carol Hober but she was played by Valerie Bertinelli. See more »

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Mad About Cow Testing One Day & Cow At A Time
1 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode is a total victory for Jerry Epison as he he gone full circle from threatening Shirley with a knife for not making partner to making partner. It develops this plot really well.

The plot about Mad Cow guest stars Valerie (from TV sitcom One Day At A Time ) as Carol, a cattle farmer who is being told by the government that she can not test all of her cows for mad cow because nobody else in the industry does. A subplot where Denny is bugging the Carl character about being Valerie from One Day At A Time has to be trimmed because of episode length thus creating references which some think are goofs about Denny referring to her as Valerie.

The final season DVD set has the scenes that were edited out for those who are interested in this. The last season seems to have a lot of edgy episodes which makes me think this series went out at the top of its game.

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