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The Guardian

The Beginning (Season 1, Episode 22)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 44 min | Drama, Crime

Nick accepts to become Hunter's legal guardian after father Dr. Thomas Reed's death and enjoys bonding with the bright, shy boy over baseball, but the doc's suicide allows the grandfather to reclaim custody. Burton is nominated federal ...See moreNick accepts to become Hunter's legal guardian after father Dr. Thomas Reed's death and enjoys bonding with the bright, shy boy over baseball, but the doc's suicide allows the grandfather to reclaim custody. Burton is nominated federal judge and appoints ex-senator Nathan Caldwell managing partner. The politician immediately rehires his former chief of staff Mitchell Lichtman. Nick walks out and starts a new firm with his best colleagues, who bring their clients. Police detective Darger bugs Nick to help him find violent addict Mandy Gressler, who manipulates him with grave consequences. Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Updated May 21, 2002

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May 21, 2002 (United States)

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18 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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Wendy Moniz-Grillo
Louisa 'Lulu' Archer (as Wendy Moniz) Louisa 'Lulu' Archer (as Wendy Moniz)   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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Kathleen Chalfant
Laurie Solt Laurie Solt   See fewer
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Tom Amandes
Dr. Thomas Reed Dr. Thomas Reed   See fewer
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Erik Knudsen
Hunter Reed Hunter Reed   See fewer
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Evan Handler
Mitchell Lichtman Mitchell Lichtman   See fewer
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John Rubinstein
Sen. Nathan Caldwell Sen. Nathan Caldwell   See fewer
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Lee Thompson Young
Levi Mooney Levi Mooney   See fewer
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Jamie Anne Allman
Mandy Gressler (as Jamie Brown) Mandy Gressler (as Jamie Brown)   See fewer
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Denise Dowse
Judge Rebecca Damsen Judge Rebecca Damsen   See fewer
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Lawrence Pressman
Donald Sample Donald Sample   See fewer
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Steph DuVall
Detective Darger Detective Darger   See fewer
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Courtney Stevens
Kate Shaw Kate Shaw   See fewer
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Jason McCune
Arnold Parker Arnold Parker   See fewer
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8.3 / 10 | 74 votes