The Guardian (2001–2004)
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Sacrifice 

Nick defends the interests of the hospital which employs surgeon Brian Olson, whose patient died in a routine operation. He's married to Lulu, who helps nobody and wrecks the marriage ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael W. Watkins (as Michael Watkins)

Writers:

David Hollander (creator), Rick Eid

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Simon Baker ... Nick Fallin
Alan Rosenberg ... Alvin Masterson
Wendy Moniz-Grillo ... Louisa 'Lulu' Olson (as Wendy Moniz)
Charles Malik Whitfield ... James Mooney
Raphael Sbarge ... Jake Straka
Dabney Coleman ... Burton Fallin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bobbin Bergstrom ... Nurse #1
Sam Catlin ... A.D.A. Ted Morrison
Kathleen Chalfant ... Laurie Solt
Jeff Corbett ... Steve Manley (as Jeffrey Corbett)
John Diehl ... Fortunato
Mack Dryden Mack Dryden ... Judge Brassard
Frank John Hughes ... Daniel Lafferty
Ashley Johnson ... Betsy Fortunato
Harry Johnson ... Edgar Suatoni
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Storyline

Nick defends the interests of the hospital which employs surgeon Brian Olson, whose patient died in a routine operation. He's married to Lulu, who helps nobody and wrecks the marriage completely. Nick discover Brian failed to disclose his mild epileptic condition. Nick is also represents the interests of Betsy Fortunato, whose father confesses the bloody killing of her mother, who has the incurable mental disease of Huntington's. Nick arranges for Steve and Cheryl Manley to adopt Betsy's baby Kris without saying she must be tested as Huntington's is inherited in half the cases, including Betsy. Nick discovers an even worse secret. Burton bugs Nick with a case as well as forcing a lawyer blind date upon him. Written by KGF Vissers

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 2002 (USA) See more »

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""Original Theme"
Performed by The Wallflowers
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