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Attack of the Xenophobes 

Whitney takes a case involving a police officer charged with murder after shooting an unarmed African American youth eight times, Clarence sues YouTube for defamation, and Alan defends Denny against the overweight lawyer he fired.

Director:

John Terlesky

Writers:

David E. Kelley (created by), David E. Kelley | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Spader ... Alan Shore
John Larroquette ... Carl Sack
Christian Clemenson ... Jerry Espenson
Gary Anthony Williams ... Clarence Bell
Tara Summers ... Katie Lloyd
Saffron Burrows ... Lorraine Weller
Taraji P. Henson ... Whitney Rome
Candice Bergen ... Shirley Schmidt (credit only)
William Shatner ... Denny Crane
Henry Gibson ... Judge Clark Brown
Pamela Adlon ... Emma Path
Mary Gross ... Leigh Swift
William Russ ... A.D.A. Christopher Palmer
Thomas F. Wilson ... Jeffrey Bass (as Tom Wilson)
Mark Derwin ... Attorney Michael Eaves
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Storyline

Whitney takes a case involving a police officer charged with murder after shooting an unarmed African American youth eight times, Clarence sues YouTube for defamation, and Alan defends Denny against the overweight lawyer he fired.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Thomas F. Wilson is the second actor from the 80's cult classic 'Back to the Future' to guest star on the show. Michael J. Fox also made several appearances in earlier seasons. See more »

Goofs

When the verdict comes in, Judge Weldon asks the defense to please rise. She's supposed to ask only the defendant to rise - it's up to the defense lawyers as to whether or not they will rise as well. See more »

Quotes

Alan Shore: Jerry?
Jerry Espenson: Alan.
Alan Shore: What are you doing?
Jerry Espenson: I'm standing with my head up against a wall.
Alan Shore: Yes. Why?
Jerry Espenson: I had a little row with Leigh.
Alan Shore: I saw that. Much of the office did.
Jerry Espenson: I think I was mean to her. Was I mean to her?
Alan Shore: Well, from my vantage point, you were very mean. She was feeling hurt, extremely vulnerable, she lashed out in pain. At which point, you whipped out the wooden cigarette and thrashed her with it.
Jerry Espenson: I just felt everybody staring at us, and...
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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 2007 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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