Close to Home is a legal drama that tears away the facade of suburbia to reveal that sometimes quiet and tranquil streets can hide the darkest of crimes. Annabeth Chase is a young, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jennifer Finnigan ...  Annabeth Chase 43 episodes, 2005-2007
Kimberly Elise ...  Maureen Scofield 43 episodes, 2005-2007
David James Elliott ...  James Conlon 22 episodes, 2006-2007
John Carroll Lynch ...  Steve Sharpe 21 episodes, 2005-2006
Cress Williams ...  Ed Williams 20 episodes, 2006-2007
Jon Seda ...  Ray Blackwell 20 episodes, 2006-2007
Christian Kane ...  Jack Chase 20 episodes, 2005-2006
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Close to Home is a legal drama that tears away the facade of suburbia to reveal that sometimes quiet and tranquil streets can hide the darkest of crimes. Annabeth Chase is a young, aggressive prosecutor with a perfect conviction record who tries the cases that come out of her own neighborhood. Returning to work after having her first child, Annabeth is ready to take on the most difficult cases, fueled by her passion to protect her community and her family. Challenging Annabeth's legal strategies is her new boss, Maureen Scofield, a no-nonsense lawyer not afraid to push her hard. Leading the team is Steve Sharpe, who is one of Annabeth's biggest supporters but is concerned about how her cases will play in the media. Annabeth's husband, Jack, is devoted to their family and is a rock for her to lean on when the challenges of her job start to infringe on their home life. Written by SoMeONe

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4 October 2005 (USA) See more »

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Jennifer Finnigan have no support
22 August 2013 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Annabeth Chase (Jennifer Finnigan) is a suburban wife and an aggressive prosecutor with a perfect record. She is a new mom returning to work. Maureen Scofield (Kimberly Elise) climbs over her to be her new boss. Her husband Jack Chase (Christian Kane) is killed off at the end of the first season.

This is a crime legal procedural. It started with an interesting secondary home life story. Jennifer Finnigan is likable and compelling. Maybe it didn't gel for the writers. There is a massive overhaul for season 2. The first season seems to work well but maybe there were problems behind the scenes. Sadly it never took off. The changeover did nothing but cause disruptions. Finnigan was left to struggle by herself and the show got canceled after 2 seasons.


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