The Defenders (2010– )

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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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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 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The List (2011) See more »

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Great mix of humor and sophistication, and it's real
11 November 2010 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

My husband, who's a public defender, and I just love this series. Jim Belushi has come a long way in his career. His acting and expressions are just terrific. I didn't expect to love a series set in Las Vegas. And I've been really bored with the usual lawyer plots... most are just not realistic. We love the back and forth with the judges in this one. Love the dialog between the district attorney's office and the defense. Jerry O'Connell is a perfect foil for Belushi's character. They play off of each other brilliantly. O'Connell is not just a pretty face; he's got it down. He reminds me so much of when my husband worked for an SF law firm with all the young hot shots. The casting and writing is excellent. Great show. We never miss it.


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