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The Guardian

Paternity (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 43 min | Drama, Crime

Nick Fallin takes the case of Lawrence Neal, a young boy who is normal except for a spinal condition that landed him in a wheelchair. When his mother is condemned to jail for prostitution, Social Services advice locking him up in the Ryan ...See moreNick Fallin takes the case of Lawrence Neal, a young boy who is normal except for a spinal condition that landed him in a wheelchair. When his mother is condemned to jail for prostitution, Social Services advice locking him up in the Ryan institution, meanwhile filled with juvenile mental patients. Larry wants to stay with his stepfather, but he has a criminal record. Nicke's last trump card is pressing the unsuspecting biological father, but that backfires. Nick's friends, industrialist Bart Shell and his kids, Nick's ambitious ex-lover Rachel and her traditionalist brother, are in a bitter fight of corporate control. Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Updated Oct 9, 2001

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Oct 9, 2001 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Simon Baker
Nick Fallin Nick Fallin   See fewer
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Alan Rosenberg
Alvin Masterson Alvin Masterson   See fewer
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Erica Leerhsen
Amanda Bowles Amanda Bowles   See fewer
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Charles Malik Whitfield
James Mooney James Mooney   See fewer
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Raphael Sbarge
Jake Straka Jake Straka   See fewer
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Dabney Coleman
Burton Fallin Burton Fallin   See fewer
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Justine Miceli
Rachel Shell Rachel Shell   See fewer
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Jesse Plemons
Lawrence Neal Lawrence Neal   See fewer
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Paul Schulze
Derek Johnson Derek Johnson   See fewer
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Nicholas Pryor
Bart Shell Bart Shell   See fewer
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Karina Logue
Summer Neal Summer Neal   See fewer
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Denise Dowse
Judge Rebecca Damsen Judge Rebecca Damsen   See fewer
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Kathleen Chalfant
Laurie Solt Laurie Solt   See fewer
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Wendy Fowler
Maria Neal Maria Neal   See fewer
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Dougald Park
Evan Odet Evan Odet   See fewer
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Leslie David Baker
Teddy Desica Teddy Desica   See fewer
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Trace Turville
Emily Johnson Emily Johnson   See fewer
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Jason Cole
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Paul Tigue
Michaels Michaels   See fewer
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Melissa Weing
Attorney (uncredited) Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 91 votes