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Episodes from Boston Legal

Boston Legal Season One

Episodes 1-17 | October 3, 2004 - March 20, 2005
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1x01: "Head Cases"
October 3, 2004 - "Is it casual Monday?", Little Orphan Annie, Al Sharpton, pulling rabbits out of hats, Denny's affair.
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>> transcript of deleted scenes only

1x02: "Still Crazy After All These Years"
October 10, 2004 - "A man died during angioplasty, leaving him dead. Tragic", an ex-lover returns, Lori cautions Sally, a plot against Denny... 
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1x03: "Catch and Release"
October 17, 2004 - A story of salmon, malls, synthetics, sons. amends, Botox needles, Donny! Denny!
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1x04: "Change of Course"
October 24, 2004
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1x05: "An Eye for an Eye"
October 31, 2004
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1x06: "Truth Be Told"
November 7, 2004
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1x07: "Questionable Characters"
November 21, 2004 - A story of being lost, a shot informant, a slum lord, Denny in the slammer , one-legged lovers, serial hair-sniffing, Tara and Alan are late and Red Sox Nation
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1x08: "Loose Lips"
November 28, 2004 - A story of Santa, psychologists, bets, elves, dirty pool and yet another rabbit - can I say God Almighty!
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1x09: "Greater Good"

December 12, 2004 - A story of ear cigars, hostage negotiators, whistleblowers and more than buddies.    >> see below
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1x10: "Hired Guns"
December 19, 2004 - A story of justifiable homicide, Peru, peril, mistletoe, a Crane serenade, a Christmas party - and Brad
>> see below
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1x11: "Schmidt Happens"
January 9, 2005    >> see below
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1x12: "From Whence We Came"
January 16, 2005 - A story of cleaning house, sexual harassment, repeat offenders, defending the little man and Intelligent Design.
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1x13: "It Girls and Beyond"

January 23, 2005    >> see below
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1x14: "Til We Meat Again"
February 13, 2005 - A story of bars, brawls, banned meat and the nansy pansy defense.  >> more
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1x15: "Tortured Souls"
February 20, 2005    >> see below
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1x16: "Let Sales Ring"
March 13, 2005    >> see below
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1x17: "Death Be Not Proud"
March 20, 2005 - A story of long shots, last ditches, Lone Stars, southern regions and nymphomania. 
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Boston Legal Season 1 Transcripts

Thanks to our efficient and selfless transcribers Imamess, Sheri, Sue and olucy.

1x 1,    3 Oct 04 Head Cases  (Deleted scenes transcript)
1x 2,  10 Oct 04 Still Crazy After All These Years
1x 3,  17 Oct 04 Catch and Release
1x 4,  24 Oct 04 Change of Course
1x 5,  31 Oct 04 An Eye for an Eye
1x 6,    7 Nov 04 Truth Be Told
1x 7,  21 Nov 04 Questionable Characters
1x 8,  28 Nov 04 Loose Lips
1x 9,  12 Dec 04 A Greater Good
1x10,  19 Dec 04 Hired Guns
1x11,    9 Jan 05 Schmidt Happens
1x12,  16 Jan 05 From Whence We Came
1x13,  23 Jan 05 It Girls and Beyond
1x14,  13 Feb 05 Til We Meat Again
1x15,  20 Feb 05 Tortured Souls
1x16,  13 Mar 05 Let Sales Ring
1x17,  20 Mar 05 Death Be Not Proud

Season One / additional information
The following episode info will be integrated into its own episode page - eventually

-- March 13, 2005 / Episode 16: "Let Sales Ring"
Carl Reiner plays Milton Bombay, an old legal adversary of Denny Crane and Shirley Schmidt, who asks the courts to allow him to be frozen and stored in a cryonics institute until another century so he can continue his legacy of being a great lawyer and needs Denny and Shirley to defend him. Alan and Chelina defends a high school student who accuses his teacher of censorship when he blocks out a news station on the school's televisions.

Outfoxed clip
Season 1, Episode 16
Airdate: March 13, 2005
Watch Outfoxed clip (2:23)
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According to, ABC ordered David E. Kelley to remove all references to Fox News from the script for Boston Legal's "Let Sales Ring" episode. Gilliam says this "...included the clip from Outfoxed where Bill O'Reilly threatens war protesters in the same sentence he promises not to demonize anyone."

"Free Speech Impediment" By Rory O'Connor, AlterNet
Rory's seen the pre- and post-script and takes the investigation further.

[Editors note: We think this is the clip. We have no insider knowledge. This is purely speculative and definitely no disrespect or infringement is intended. Additional clips at]

2/20/05 / Episode 15: "Tortured Souls"
Freddie Prinze, Jr. will reprise his role of Donny Crane, Denny Crane's son, who returns as the opposing counsel in Denny's trial in an obvious attempt to settle a score with Denny for letting him believe for 25 years that he was his father.

Boston Legal: Tortured Souls
Season 1, Episode 15
Airdate: February 20, 2005
Watch 2nd segment clip (3:30)
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Boston Legal: Tortured SoulsBoston Legal: Tortured Souls

- 1/23/05 / Episode 13: "It Girls and Beyond"
Crane and Shore defend Dr. Bob Mclean accused of prescribing non-FDA approved medication to an overweight patient who could otherwise die. Brad defends Tracy, sued by her ex-lover Stephanie who claims she deceived her about being a lesbian and in love with her.

Boston Legal: It Girls and Beyond
Season 1, Episode 13
Airdate: January 23, 2005
Watch 1st segment clip (5:00)
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Boston Legal: It Girls and BeyondBoston Legal: It Girls and Beyond


- 1/9/05 / Episode 11: "Schmidt Happens" Candice Bergen joins as Shirley Schmidt. Lori represents a Sudanese native who sues the U.S. government for lack of action in the face of the horrific atrocities being committed in his country and Alan Shore defends a man who killed his mother in a fit of rage. Filming began 12/10
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- 12/19/04 / Episode 10: "Hired Guns"
"Brad and Lori defend a woman accused of killing her husband and his mistress when she catches them in the act; Shore finds himself in danger when he helps a woman whose ex-husband kidnapped their children and took them to Peru.

Boston Legal: Schmidt Happens
Season 1, Episode 11
Airdate: January 9, 2005
Watch 1st segment clip (5:00)
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Watch "Schmidt Happens", 1st segmentWatch "Schmidt Happens"

Boston Legal: Hired Guns
Season 1, Episode 10
Airdate: December 19, 2004
Watch 5th segment clip (6:24)
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- 12/12/04 / Episode 9: "A Greater Good"
"Crane and Shore defend a major pharmaceutical company and are conflicted over what course of action to take when startling events come to light. Meanwhile, Lori faces a moral dilemma when she discovers that Tara has taken a page out of Alan Shore's book of questionable ethics.  more >>

Boston Legal: Greater Good
Season 1, Episode 9
Airdate: December 12, 2004
Watch 1st segment clip (6:20)
Watch 4th segment clip (11:20)
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Greater GoodWatch Boston Legal: Greater Good clip






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