Boston Legal (2004–2008)
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The Cancer Man Can 

Alan takes up the cause of one of the associates, Denny meets a woman, and Denise helps defend a client accused of buying his way onto a drug trial.

Director:

Lou Antonio

Writers:

David E. Kelley (created by), Janet Leahy | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Spader ... Alan Shore
Julie Bowen ... Denise Bauer
Mark Valley ... Brad Chase
Rene Auberjonois ... Paul Lewiston
Justin Mentell ... Garrett Wells
Ryan Michelle Bathe ... Sara Holt (credit only)
Candice Bergen ... Shirley Schmidt
William Shatner ... Denny Crane
Michael J. Fox ... Daniel Post
Marisa Coughlan ... Melissa Hughes
Christian Clemenson ... Jerry Espenson
Erica Gimpel ... Attorney Samantha Fried
Larry Cedar ... Robert Hopper
Art Chudabala ... Peter Clark
Eric Payne Eric Payne ... Mark Halpern
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Storyline

Denise and Paul are defending a Daniel Post, a rich cancer patient, who manipulated a drug study so he would get the actual drug and not the placebo. Alan tries to convince the senior partners to make Jerry Espenson partner, while Denny falls in love with a woman he "met" at a charity event. Written by bd

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2006 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The corrupt pharmaceutical company was named Devlin McGregor. Devlin McGregor was also the name of the "bad-guy" company in the movie "The Fugitive (1993)", plus an episode of "Suits" (Pilot) and an episode of "Leverage" (The Double-Blind Job). See more »

Goofs

Brad Chase makes partner. However a reference was made in a previous show to him already being a partner of the firm. See more »

Quotes

[Regarding a nervous habit of a colleague]
Alan Shore: It helps him think; it's a peccadillo.
Denny Crane: A peccadillo? I don't have any peccadilloes.
Alan Shore: What's your name?
Denny Crane: Denny Crane.
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Connections

Spoofs To Have and Have Not (1944) See more »

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Last To Know
Written & Performed by Neil Finn
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