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Episode List


Season 2

15 Oct. 1987
The Lung Goodbye
Kuzak lets his anti-smoking feelings enter into his latest civil case involving a man dying from emphysema who is suing a tobacco company. Meanwhile, Becker's position as the lawyer for a man being divorced by a wealthy film star calls for some close personal negotiations with the lady. Victor experiences nothing but bad luck after leasing an expensive new sports car that repeating gets broken into and eventually stolen. Jonathan Rollins, a young black lawyer and prospective new associate, pumps Abby for information about the firm. Also, Kelsey's anxiety over her ...
22 Oct. 1987
The Wizard of Odds
Kelsey defends Dr. Peter Warren, a psychiatrist against a civil suit based on his failure to warn one of his patients about the dangerous obsession displayed by another patient. Meanwhile, Victor vies with Hamilton Schuyler (a.k.a.: Mighty Mouse), a crafty dwarf attorney, in a dramatic civil case concerning the disfigurement of a little boy in a fire whose mother is suing the pajama company Victor is representing. Abby finds herself intrigued by the new associate, Anthony Gianelli, who's worried about failing the bar exam and having to return to "the family business."...
29 Oct. 1987
Cannon of Ethics
Kelsey takes her dilemma concerning Dr. Warren to a retired DA. Meanwhile, Brackman assigns another associate to the Rohner vs. Gradinger case. Abby helps a dying Mrs. Stulwicz set up a trust to care for Benny and gets him a job with the firm as a messenger. Becker follows his usual pattern with Nina, then breaks up with her when she brings up talk of marriage. Victor continues his case against Hamilton Schuyler and finds himself fighting a losing battle. Markowitz and Kelsey are both angered when Brackman suggests that married partners are not welcome in the firm. ...
5 Nov. 1987
Brackman Vasektimized
Becker turns over a losing case concerning a case of "car homicide" to Leslie Kleinberg, a pretty new associate, then pursues the case and the associate when Leslie decides to leave the firm. Meanwhile, Kelsey defends a water company CEO against charges that they've polluted the drinking water of a nearby trailer park, causing birth defects. Brackman, after another humiliation by his insanely jealous wife Sheila, turns to Rhonda for comfort. Grace becomes upset and jealous when she meets Lynn Palmer, Kuzak's ex-wife whom he never mentioned. Also, Abby learns how much ...
12 Nov. 1987
The Brothers Grimm
Brackman learns some upsetting things about his late, revered father as he peruses some old papers of his and finds Rusty Farrell, a former film actress and his father's mistress along with her balding son (and his half-brother) Erroll, a sleazy attorney. Meanwhile, the Rohner vs. Gradinger case ends up back in Kelsey's lap, who passes it on to Abby. Markowitz asks Kelsey to sign a prenuptial agreement just to test her love of him. Victor handles a civil suit for a woman raped at a deserted bar while an off-duty police officer stood by. Benny's mother dies and the ...
19 Nov. 1987
Auld L'Anxiety
Brackman agonizes when his half-brother, Erroll, catches him making out with his bailiff, Rhonda, in which he blackmails Brackman for use of his office at the firm. Meanwhile, McKenzie is reluctant to go back into the courtroom for the first time in years to handle an age-discrimination case with his hearing impairment. Rollins aggressively deposes a divorcing spouse, despite the partners objections to his tactics. Markowitz tries without success to apologize to an elusive Kelsey over the prenuptial agreement. Also, Grace persuades a reluctant mother to testify ...
3 Dec. 1987
Rohner vs. Gradinger
Kuzak has little sympathy for his celebrity client, Patrick Boyd, in defending him for drug possession. Rhonda creates a scene at the firm after Brackman breaks off his affair with her. Meanwhile, Victor meets Lauren Sevilla, an unhappy woman he met after getting stuck in a elevator whose marriage is on the rocks. Rollins goes ahead on his own to retrieve a client angry with Markowitz, and then lands his for himself. Kelsey's anti-Semitic and racist mother arrives in town to meet with Markowitz. The Rohner vs. Gradinger case comes to a climax, and dramatically changes...
10 Dec. 1987
Goldilocks and the Three Barristers
Grace gets a lot of criticism from her co-workers at the D.A.'s office when she willingly agrees to prosecute three lawyers accused of sexual battery against an underage stripper. Meanwhile, Abby loses the Rohner vs. Gradinger case to Rollins, and Kelsey and Markowitz finally set a wedding date. A despondent Becker tries to raise his spirits by redoing Benny in his own image. Also, Brackman worries about having AIDS after his tryst with Rhonda Vasek.
17 Dec. 1987
Divorce with Extreme Prejudice
Victor's love for Lauren is tested when she's arrested after she shoots and kills her ex-husband and it appears to have been premeditated. Although Victor gets the murder charges against Lauren dropped, he's still skeptical about her story of self-defense and breaks up with her. Meanwhile, Abby discovers Erroll in Brackman's office and learns of his arrangement with him while Sheila seduces Erroll as payback after learning of Brackman' affair, in which he suffers an anxiety attack. Grace prosecutes Reuben Mendez, a teenager who has been accused of killing his own ...
7 Jan. 1988
Full Marital Jacket
Markowitz and Kelsey experience prenuptial jitters as they prepare to make their wedding vows in a formal ceremony at their house. Meanwhile, Benny is arrested for sexual assault after he confesses, and Kuzak and Becker search for proof that the charges are bogus. Rollins represents former McKenzie Brackman associate Anthony Gianelli, now a circus stuntman, whose entire crippled family is being sued by an audience member claiming that he was injured during a show. Roxanne meets Jimmy Markham, a stockbroker after they accidentally hit each other in the garage parking ...
14 Jan. 1988
Gorilla My Dreams
Victor takes Benny to the zoo where he soon becomes involved in pleasing Benny's questions about life and love when he becomes involved in a case involving the mistreatment of a zoo gorilla. Becker's client, Ken Seaver, accused of molestation, disappears with his young daughter. Meanwhile, Roxanne ignores Becker's suspicions about Jimmy with his stock tips that may be from insider trading while she gives some stock tip advice to Kelsey, Abby and others at the firm whom Kelsey spends her shares on a $10,000 Rolex wristwatch as a gift for Markowitz.
21 Jan. 1988
Hand Roll Express
Brackman unwittingly gets arrested for solicitation by an inexperienced undercover policewoman who mistakes his reading of a Japanese restaurant menu for come-ons. Meanwhile, Roxanne tells Kuzak and Becker that she is willing to reject immunity to stand by Jimmy during his trial for insider trading. Victor represents Lorna Landsberg, a food critic being sued by a restaurant owner after she gave a scathing review of the place that cost it heavily. Grace receives and accepts a lucrative partnership offer with an old friend from law school. At the end, Kelsey tells ...
11 Feb. 1988
Beauty and Obese
Kuzak represents Lynn Stetler, a lawyer suing the law firm she was fired from because of her obesity. Meanwhile, Grace refuses to take the case of John Vincent, her first client offered in her new partnership arrangement because of his alleged mafia connections. Markowitz inherits $30 million after an elderly, senile client dies and he faces a dissenting chorus which include Kelsey, a televangelist, and the client's disgruntled children all after the money. Also, Rollins makes a self-serving TV appearance on a talk show that rankles his co-workers, which leads to them...
18 Feb. 1988
Petticoat Injunction
Benny has a date with another retarded young woman from his support group that doesn't go well at all. After witnessing the murder of John Vincent, Grace angrily quits her new partnership after learning of all the mob connections her place has and starts to develop her "domestic side." Meanwhile, Kelsey and Markowitz go to court to testify against the so-called "yuppie bandit" who stole Markowitz's Rolex watch that Kelsey bought with money from Roxanne's insider stock tips. Becker goes beyond the bounds of propriety while representing Jack Seiling, an actor attempting...
25 Feb. 1988
The Bald Ones
After Brackman' estranged mother dies, he learns that he has yet another bald half-brother, named Gordon Salt, from another one of late father's mistresses. Gordon, a psychiatrist, tries to help Douglas with his marital problems with Sheila, when really he wants her for himself. Meanwhile, Abby and Rollins learn more about each other as they work late hours to document a potential class action suit. McKenzie tries to help Victor settle a lawsuit brought by a woman against August Redding, a elderly legendary lawyer who's mental facilities are slowly leaving him. Kuzak ...
3 Mar. 1988
Fetus Completus
Brackman looks to Rusty for sympathy when his reconciliation with Sheila falls through after she begins an affair with Gordon. Kelsey argues for a Caesarean section to save the unborn child of a dying woman. Also, Kuzak and Grace have a major disagreement about how to conduct their defense of Andy Prescott and Thomas Mullaney who blame each other for the murder of the convenience store clerk.
14 Apr. 1988
Belle of the Bald
Victor begins a complicated case concerning the undo influence of a younger woman over a much older man. Grace's return to the D.A.'s office is marked by dark humor over her prosecuting a man who clubbed a swan to death on a golf course. Meanwhile, Kuzak defends Megan Penny, a woman who killed a foreign diplomat Wilfred Arguayo who raped her and walked away because of his diplomatic immunity. Meanwhile, Benny fears for his job when he accidentally shreds an important file. Also, Brackman continues his secret affair with Rusty, until Erroll finds out.
21 Apr. 1988
Open Heart Perjury
Becker becomes smitten by Monica Ryan, an attractive judge hearing one of his divorce cases and shortly thereafter she hires him to handle her own divorce from her husband. Meanwhile, Rollins and Markowitz use questionable means in a desperate attempt to win a lawsuit against Robert Bolland, a shady business manager accused of defrauding an old woman. A revenge-seeking Erroll launches an all-out war with Brackman when he causes a scene at a formal dinner party by announcing that he has decided to represent Sheila suing for divorce from Brackman. Elizabeth Brand, ...
28 Apr. 1988
Leapin' Lizards
Kelsey represents Julius Goldfarb, a former TV actor consumed by his crime fighting alter ego, the Salamander. Becker has a very happy birthday when he invites Judge Monica Ryan to spend it with him. But later, a deranged gunman holds Judge Ryan, Becker, and a whole courtroom hostage during a custody dispute with his ex-wife. Meanwhile, Victor stomps briefly before setting out on his case to meet with the twins involved in a civil claim. Markowitz tries to help Roxanne get through her monumental tax problem and forces her to declare bankruptcy. Brackman tries to ...
5 May 1988
Chariots of Meyer
Vernon Kepler, an old friend and client of McKenzie, peruses a frivolous lawsuit against an old card playing rival of his and introduces McKenzie to his beautiful granddaughter, Jennifer, as a possible associate for the firm. Meanwhile, Grace is frustrated in her attempts to prosecute a young black man who accidentally shot and crippled a security guard who stopped him for suspected shop lifting because the defending lawyer Lee Atkins, a civil rights black activist, goes to the limits of ethics to derail Grace's case by bringing up the issue of racism, and even ...

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