Two flashy Las Vegas defense attorneys go to the mat for their clients.
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 Nick Morelli (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Pete Kaczmarek (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Lisa Tyler (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Zoey Waters (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 ADA Thomas Cole (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
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Two flashy Las Vegas defense attorneys go to the mat for their clients.

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In Vegas even justice is hot.

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22 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Despite sharing the same title, airing on the same network (CBS), and being about a pair of lawyers, this series is not a remake, updating, or connected in any way to The Defenders (1961). See more »

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Several episodes show Las Vegas Police and Clark County Sheriff's Office as two separate agencies when both are the same agency: the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. See more »

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Referenced in The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards (2011) See more »

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An Awesome Show that is NOT UNREALISTIC - or at least not as unrealistic as some.
21 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I absolutely love this show! Of all the LAW shows on TV right now...CBS has my two favorites! The Good Wife and The Defenders. This show is funny but smart, entertaining but realistic (at least somewhat). And the chemistry between the two lead actors is phenomenal! I love it! I'm not a professional critic but I swear to you, if you give this show a chance, you will not turn away from it. :)

The cases are unique, because of the setting (Las Vegas), and the script is genuinely well written. In a time where intelligent writing is rarely found on anything by the big networks, this show is definitely a class act. Which is not surprising considering it comes from CBS, the only network to have a drama on the top 10 Nielson shows on a consistent basis (I am referring to NCIS - the only show that is able to compete with Dancing with the stars and other reality shows that seem to be overtaking the ratings game).


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