Ally McBeal (1997–2002)
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In Dreams 

An ailing woman who prefers living in her dreams seeks a court order that would force a hospital to place her in a coma; and Ling informs Fish that Nelle has tired of Cage's lack of sexual aggressiveness.

Director:

Alex Graves

Writers:

David E. Kelley (created by), David E. Kelley
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Calista Flockhart ... Ally McBeal
Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Georgia Thomas
Greg Germann ... Richard Fish
Lisa Nicole Carson ... Renee Raddick
Jane Krakowski ... Elaine Vassal
Vonda Shepard ... Vonda Shepard
Portia de Rossi ... Nelle Porter
Lucy Liu ... Ling Woo
Peter MacNicol ... John Cage
Gil Bellows ... Billy Thomas
Jesse L. Martin ... Dr. Greg Butters
Eileen Ryan ... Bria Tolson
James Greene James Greene ... Father Robert McNamara
Joel Polis ... Attorney Woodson
Sam Anderson ... Mark Harrison
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Storyline

Ally's favorite teacher from high school is dying, but she has a wonderful dream life which she would like to remain in. Ally decides to get a court order to force the hospital to put her into a coma. But things get complicated for Ally when she realizes that her teacher's doctor is Greg Butters. John pushes Nelle to the breaking point over his unwillingness to move their relationship into a physical one. Written by napierslogs

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TV-14
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Trivia

After appearing in several episodes in Season 1, Jesse L. Martin returns to the series for a recurring role as Ally's boyfriend. See more »

Soundtracks

Searchin' My Soul
(title theme)
Written by Vonda Shepard and Paul Gordon
Performed by Vonda Shepard
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Horrible
29 September 2020 | by Jeneral28See all my reviews

What sort of idea is it to keep a patient in coma?!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1999 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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