The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Arnie Becker 171 episodes, 1986-1994
...  Ann Kelsey 171 episodes, 1986-1994
...  Douglas Brackman, Jr. 171 episodes, 1986-1994
...  Stuart Markowitz 171 episodes, 1986-1994
...  Leland McKenzie 171 episodes, 1986-1994
...  Roxanne Melman 150 episodes, 1986-1993
...  Jonathan Rollins 149 episodes, 1987-1994
...  Benny Stulwicz 144 episodes, 1987-1994
...  D.D.A. Grace Van Owen / ... 126 episodes, 1986-1992
...  Victor Sifuentes 107 episodes, 1986-1992
...  Michael Kuzak 105 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Abby Perkins 105 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Tommy Mullaney / ... 83 episodes, 1990-1994
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This popular TV drama depicted life in a large Los Angeles law firm. The plots were strongly character-based and dealt with both the personal lives and professional activities of the partners, associates, and staff. Scenes centered around the courtroom and the law offices. Often, an episode would open with a surprising twist, which would then be played out during the rest of the show. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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15 September 1986 (USA)  »

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L.A. Law - Staranwälte, Tricks, Prozesse  »

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(170 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Season one, episode eighteen, "Fifty Ways to Floss Your Lover", involves a woman who believes she can pick up the radio in her fillings. This is a spoof on, and is influenced by, The Partridge Family (1970), season one, episode sixteen, "Old Scrapmouth", where Laurie Partridge (Susan Dey) starts to pick up radio signals in her braces. See more »

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Stuart Markowitz: Don't underestimate me, I'm amazing with mums. When I was at High School all of them had crushes on me, it was the daughters I had trouble with.
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Steven Eckholdt is Spectacular!!
6 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

Amongst the many shows that Steven Eckholdt has been a guest star on, his quasi-regular role of Patrick Flanagan on " L.A. Law" was extremely excellent!! Steven has been on numerous shows as a powerful guest star. "Law and Order" "Boston Legal" "West Wing" "Wings" and so many others!! I liked his role in "About Last Night"!! I thought he was great in the movie "Santa Who". The short lived series "It's Like You Know" was tremendously bolstered by Steven Eckholdt, and I thought he was really good in "Leaving Drew" as well!! The best part of Steven Eckholdt with his role as Patrick Flanagan on "L.A. Law" was that he was a character who was flawlessly feasible. A young, good looking, and successful attorney working in a high profile law firm in Los Angeles is going to be very arrogant, and, basically, he is going to feel like he is above the law!! Towards the end of the series "L.A.Law", Steven Eckholdt was a big reason why I watched the show!! I know a lot of people who just think that Steven Eckholdt is absolutely spectacular!!


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