Episode PremiereMay 16, 2006
GenreDrama, Comedy, Crime
Show Period2004 - 2008
Production CompanyFox TV, Dick Clark, David E. Kelley Prod.
Cast and Crew
ScreenwriterJanet Leahy, Courtney Flavin, Andrew Kreisberg
- James Spader as Alan Shore
- John Larroquette
- Christian Clemenson
- Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt
- William Shatner as Denny Crane
- Gary Anthony Williams
- Tara Summers
- Saffron Burrows as Lorraine Weller
- Taraji P. Henson as Whitney Rome
Denny Crane and Alan Shore travel to the Los Angeles office of Crane, Poole & Schmidt for business and wind up unexpectedly taking on a case with a decidedly Hollywood flavor. Once there, they spend time with senior partner Barry Goal (Robert Wagner), a powerful and cagey attorney who, like Crane, is no stranger to the spotlight. Back in Boston, Shirley Schmidt must once again defend Professor Clifford Cabot (Ed Begley, Jr.), this time on charges of soliciting a prostitute -- an act he claims was purely for the purposes of academic research. Denise Bauer and Marlene Stanger (Parker Posey), who are both vying for partnership at the firm, compete to assist Schmidt in the case. Meanwhile, Brad Chase's teenaged niece is accused of giving pharmaceutical drugs to a boy at a party and is charged with his murder.