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Boston Legal

Head Cases (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-14
TV Episode | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Senior partner Edwin Poole has a nervous breakdown in front of everybody. Denny Crane has now to face the loss of a friend in the office. Meanwhile, Alan Shore finds a new enemy in Brad Chase, who is not only the ex of Sally, but also ...See moreSenior partner Edwin Poole has a nervous breakdown in front of everybody. Denny Crane has now to face the loss of a friend in the office. Meanwhile, Alan Shore finds a new enemy in Brad Chase, who is not only the ex of Sally, but also makes him work on a case of a little girl, who wants to play "Annie" in a musical production. Lori is taking care of Ernie Dell, who wants his marriage to be annulled, because he thinks his wife cheats on him. Sally and Brad work on a case concerning a divorced couple and their kids. Written by SSS See less
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Director
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Janet G. Knutsen (as Janet Knutsen McCann)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 3, 2004

Release date
Oct 3, 2004 (United States)

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32 cast members
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James Spader
Alan Shore Alan Shore   See fewer
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Monica Potter
Lori Colson Lori Colson   See fewer
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Rhona Mitra
Tara Wilson Tara Wilson   See fewer
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Lake Bell
Sally Heep Sally Heep   See fewer
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Mark Valley
Brad Chase Brad Chase   See fewer
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William Shatner
Denny Crane Denny Crane   See fewer
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Larry Miller
Edwin Poole Edwin Poole   See fewer
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John Michael Higgins
Jerry Austin Jerry Austin   See fewer
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Melora Hardin
Sharon Brant Sharon Brant   See fewer
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Todd Stashwick
Matthew Calder Matthew Calder   See fewer
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Aisha Hinds
Beah Toomy Beah Toomy   See fewer
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Don McManus
A.D.A. John Lennox A.D.A. John Lennox   See fewer
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Anne Betancourt
Judge Isabel Hernandez Judge Isabel Hernandez   See fewer
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Helen Eigenberg
Atty. Tompkins Atty. Tompkins   See fewer
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Rene Auberjonois
Paul Lewiston Paul Lewiston   See fewer
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Sharon Lawrence
Judge Rita Sharpley Judge Rita Sharpley   See fewer
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Philip Baker Hall
Ernie Dell Ernie Dell   See fewer
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Al Sharpton
Reverend Al Sharpton (as Reverend Al Sharpton) Reverend Al Sharpton (as Reverend Al Sharpton)   See fewer
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Eric Payne
Halpern (as Eric A. Payne) Halpern (as Eric A. Payne)   See fewer
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Tom Ormeny
New York Atty. New York Atty.   See fewer
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John F. Schaffer
Chicago Atty. Chicago Atty.   See fewer
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Simon Rhee
Tokyo Guy Tokyo Guy   See fewer
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Rebecca Lin
CPS Receptionist CPS Receptionist   See fewer
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Lisa Kaseman
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Steven Anderson
Walter Seymore (uncredited) Walter Seymore (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nina Avetisova
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kevin Cooney
Atty. Smith (uncredited) Atty. Smith (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anita Finlay
Helen Poole (uncredited) Helen Poole (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jessica Ray
Rosalyn (uncredited) Rosalyn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Client (uncredited) Client (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 391 votes