Boston Legal (2004–2008)
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Tabloid Nation 

Alan takes on an old hated nemesis in a case involving a shooting death after an ambush interview on a tabloid TV show. Shirley takes a case for an old friend, a troubled Vietnam veteran, who finds himself in dire straits.

Director:

Bill D'Elia

Writers:

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

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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 (credit only)
Tara Summers ... Katie Lloyd (credit only)
Saffron Burrows ... Lorraine Weller
Taraji P. Henson ... Whitney Rome (credit only)
Candice Bergen ... Shirley Schmidt
William Shatner ... Denny Crane
Ray Abruzzo ... USAG Sciarra
Christopher Rich ... Attorney Melvin Palmer
Nick Searcy ... Harry Beckham
Ron Pearson Ron Pearson ... Spencer Hamilton
Richard Gant ... Judge Vincent Kimball
Chuck McCann ... Judge Byron Fudd
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Storyline

Denny, against Sack's warnings, tries another stunt to win over Shirley's affections. Alan and Jerry go against Melvin Palmer again when they represent Mr.Beckham, a man who's daughter was murdered after a talk show stunt and he wants to sue the production company. Shirley begins to suspect her friend, Ethan, is unstable when she learns he's been arrested ten times for shooting seals in Boston Harbor. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 2008 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Denny mentions that he shot his flat screen on Super Sunday. This is a reference to Super Bowl XLII (Feb. 3, 2008) in which the New England Patriots lost to the New York Giants 17 - 14. This episode aired two months later. See more »

Quotes

Denny Crane: Denny Crane, Reasonable Doubt for a reasonable fee.
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References Network (1976) See more »

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