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Ally McBeal

Playing with Matches (Season 5, Episode 8)
TV-14
TV Episode | 41 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

With Jenny's mother's wedding approaching, Richard is trying one last time to get with her, while Ally is concerned about all men's philandering ways and may have lost all hope for love. Meanwhile, Kimmie needs John's help to sue a ...See moreWith Jenny's mother's wedding approaching, Richard is trying one last time to get with her, while Ally is concerned about all men's philandering ways and may have lost all hope for love. Meanwhile, Kimmie needs John's help to sue a matchmaker who has declared that there is nobody on this planet to love her. Kimmie brings out John's lip twitch and Coretta brings out his anger when she attempts to introduce surprises in the courtroom. Written by napierslogs See less
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Director
Writers
David E. Kelley (created by) (story by) (teleplay by) | Roberto Benabib (story) | Constance M. Burge (story)
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Edit Released
Updated Jan 7, 2002

Release date
Jan 7, 2002 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Calista Flockhart
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Greg Germann
Richard Fish Richard Fish   See fewer
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Jane Krakowski
Elaine Vassal Elaine Vassal   See fewer
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Vonda Shepard
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Portia de Rossi
Nelle Porter Nelle Porter   See fewer
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Regina Hall
Corretta Lipp Corretta Lipp   See fewer
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Julianne Nicholson
Jenny Shaw Jenny Shaw   See fewer
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James Marsden
Glenn Foy Glenn Foy   See fewer
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Josh Hopkins
Raymond Millbury Raymond Millbury   See fewer
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Peter MacNicol
John Cage John Cage   See fewer
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Mariah Carey
Candy Cushnip Candy Cushnip   See fewer
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John Michael Higgins
Steven Milter Steven Milter   See fewer
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Albert Hall
Judge Seymore Walsh Judge Seymore Walsh   See fewer
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Jeremy Garrett
Tim Boyle Tim Boyle   See fewer
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Nell Carter
Harriet Pumple Harriet Pumple   See fewer
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Jami Gertz
Kimmy Bishop Kimmy Bishop   See fewer
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Jacqueline Bisset
Frances Shaw Frances Shaw   See fewer
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Renée Elise Goldsberry
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Vatrena King
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Sy Smith
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Joe Colligan
Attorney Ronald Spaner Attorney Ronald Spaner   See fewer
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Sean G. Griffin
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Gloria Alexandra
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steven Clawson
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Ingrid Coree
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Guy Maeda
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7.5 / 10 | 91 votes