Damages Episodes

2007, TV Show

Damages episodes

But You Don't Do That Anymore Season 5, Episode 10

In the series finale, Patty and Ellen have a climactic showdown in court. read more

I Like Your Chair Season 5, Episode 9

Another leak by McClaren puts Ellen into the crosshairs, while conflict between McClaren and Rutger Simon heats up. read more

I'm Afraid of What I'll Find Season 5, Episode 8

Ellen comes closer to uncovering the truth about her attacker. read more

The Storm's Moving In Season 5, Episode 7

A blizzard strands Patty and Ellen; McClaren uncovers a major player in the trading scandal. read more

I Need to Win Season 5, Episode 6

Ellen is haunted by an incident that happened years earlier. read more

There's Something Wrong With Me Season 5, Episode 5

Someone from McClaren's past turns up and sheds light on his personal life; Patty has a confrontation with an adversary. read more

I Love You, Mommy Season 5, Episode 4

Patty and Ellen seek the source of the Princefield leak, while Patty takes on Ellen through the press. read more

Failure Is Failure Season 5, Episode 3

Ellen detects inconsistencies in McClaren's story. Later, Ellen's mother requests her help. read more

Have You Met the Eel Yet? Season 5, Episode 2

A hacker claims to have pertinent information about the leak at Princefield; Patty's former colleague offers her services to Ellen. read more

You Want to End This Once and for All? Season 5, Episode 1

In the Season 5 premiere, a whistle-blower case pits Patty and Ellen against each other. read more

Failure Is Lonely Season 4, Episode 10

Season 4 finale: Ellen is furious with Patty for violating their agreement about the High Star case. And tempers come to a head between Erickson and Boorman—with Chris' life hanging in the balance. read more

There's a Whole Slew of Ladies Season 4, Episode 9

Boorman tries to make a deal with Patty. Meanwhile, Ellen makes a deal to drop the High Star case—if Erickson brings Chris back to the U.S. read more

The War Will Go On Forever Season 4, Episode 8

While reporter Dean Gullickson (Griffin Dunne) heads to Afghanistan, Erickson orders his staff there to deal with Sanchez once and for all. He also confronts Boorman. Meanwhile, the judge in the High Star case allows Ellen to depose Erickson. read more

I'm Worried About My Dog Season 4, Episode 7

Patty uses her drug-company case to gain information on High Star. She also enlists Bill Herndon (Judd Hirsch) to get to Boorman. And Erickson goes to Afghanistan to confront Chris Sanchez. Meanwhile, Michael Hewes seeks out his daughter, Catherine. read more

Add That Little Hopper to Your Stew Season 4, Episode 6

Patty and Ellen scramble to gain access to Nasim, while Boorman scrambles to keep that from happening; Ellen enlists a reporter (Griffin Dunne) to find Chris in Afghanistan; Erickson and another businessman (John Cullum) negotiate a land deal; and Michael surfaces in New York, looking for Catherine. read more

We'll Just Have to Find Another Way... Season 4, Episode 5

Patty and Ellen prepare Marwat for his deposition while a flu-ridden Boorman sets out to keep it from happening; Erickson works his contacts to ensure that his CIA contracts remain secret. Meanwhile, Catherine Hewes is worrisomely sick. read more

Next One's on Me, Blondie Season 4, Episode 4

Ellen meets Nasim Marwat (Usman Ally), the son of Chris' Afghan contact. Boorman wants badly to meet him, too, so he pressures Erickson to pressure Chris for information. And Patty recruits her mentor (Judd Hirsch) to investigate Hugh Star after getting an important lead about the company's ties to the CIA. Meanwhile, Erickson has been invited to deliver a Christmas Eve homily at his church. read more

I'd Prefer My Old Office Season 4, Episode 3

Ellen files the High Star case but must scramble to get Chris to testify. Meanwhile, Erickson offers Patty a settlement. And Patty and Vic Huntley search for Michael in Boston. read more

I've Done Way Too Much for This Girl Season 4, Episode 2

Ellen presents the High Star case to her firm's senior partners while Erickson (John Goodman) and Boorman (Dylan Baker) take different approaches to make it disappear. And Chris (Chris Messina) is growing increasingly suspicious. He has reason to be. Meanwhile, Patty sees a therapist (Fisher Stevens). read more

There's Only One Way to Try a Case Season 4, Episode 1

As season 4 begins, Ellen is pursuing a wrongful-death suit against military contractor Howard Erickson (John Goodman). She has a potential ally in high-school flame Chris Sanchez (Chris Messina), a troubled former Erickson employee. Lurking in the shadows is Jerry Berman (Dylan Baker), who's mixed up in Mideast intrigue. Meanwhile, Patty's suing a drug company. She also hires former police detective Vic Huntley (Tom Noonan) to find her son, Michael, and yet another nanny for Michael's daughter. read more

The Next One's Gonna Go in Your Throat Season 3, Episode 13

Season 3 finale: Ellen and Tom take matters into their own hands in their attempt to find the Tobin money. Meanwhile, Patty is haunted by the price of her success. read more

You Were His Little Monkey Season 3, Episode 12

While Patty and Ellen set out to tear the Tobin family apart, Tom's career and marriage are unraveling, so he makes a deal with a devil. read more

All That Crap About Your Family Season 3, Episode 11

Tessa Marchetti's arrest forces Patty to deal with the DA's office. Patty also hears that Ellen had told Gates about Tessa, and Gates learns that Ellen is working with Patty. Meanwhile, Ellen learns something about her childhood; and Terry Brooke (Craig Bierko) is dissatisfied with the Frobisher character as written in the biopic's script. "I need access to your dark side," he tells Frobisher. read more

Tell Me I'm Not Racist Season 3, Episode 10

Patty's clients want her thrown off the Tobin case, while Joe Tobin and Tom both confront Tessa Marchetti. Meanwhile, Patty gives Ellen the name of someone who could help with her sister's drug case. Ellen also dreams about a woman from her childhood she can't place. And Leonard Winstone has two more unpleasant encounters with his father. read more

Drive It Through Hardcore Season 3, Episode 9

Patty tracks down Carol Tobin to find out what she knows about her family's Thanksgiving. Meanwhile, Ellen's family life goes haywire; and Frobisher begins to make his movie. read more

I Look Like Frankenstein Season 3, Episode 8

Tom and Ellen search for the missing Carol Tobin, as does Alex Benjamin, who was hired to do so by Leonard Winstone at Marilyn Tobin's behest. Meanwhile, Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson) returns to launch a foundation to promote wind energy; Patty meets Tessa Marchetti's Antigua money man, Horatio Emanuel (Michael Potts); and Ellen runs into Michael Hughes and the noticeably pregnant Jill Burnham (Wendy Moniz). Terry Brooke: Craig Bierko. read more

You Haven't Replaced Me Season 3, Episode 7

Patty sends Tom abroad to follow the Tobin money trail, and Winstone leaves town mysteriously. Meanwhile, Ellen must choose between her boss at the DA's office and Patty. read more

Don't Forget to Thank Mr. Zedeck Season 3, Episode 6

Under pressure to make progress in the Tobin case, Patty strikes a surprising bargain. She also has another encounter with architect Julian Decker (Keith Carradine). Meanwhile, Ellen uncovers new evidence about Louis Tobin's death; Joe Tobin meets Stuart Zedeck (Dominic Chianese); and Tom's financial problems begin to get to him. Sterling Biddle: Wallace Shawn. read more

It's Not My Birthday Season 3, Episode 5

Patty battles with the DA over access to Danielle Marchetti as Hewes & Shayes prepares to auction off items in Tobin's apartment. Meanwhile, a Hewes & Shayes job candidate (Tara Summers) has questions for Ellen about Patty; and West Virginia reporter Josh Reston (Matthew Davis), who worked with Ellen on the UNR case, looks her up in New York. read more

Don't Throw That at the Chicken Season 3, Episode 4

Patty grills Louis Tobin about his fraud while Joe Tobin must make a decision that will determine his family's fate. read more

Flight's at 11:08 Season 3, Episode 3

Patty must stop a key witness in the Tobin case from fleeing the country; Ellen learns a dark family secret. read more

The Dog Is Happier Without Her Season 3, Episode 2

While Joe Tobin (Campbell Scott) decides between "family" and "integrity," Patty and Tom dig deeper into Louis Tobin's secrets. Tom gets a boost from Ellen in the effort but also receives some bad news relating to Louis Tobin. Meanwhile, Patty and Phil, locked in their bitter divorce battle, find one piece of common ground: their dog. Louis Tobin: Len Cariou. Winstone: Martin Short. read more

Your Secrets Are Safe Season 3, Episode 1

As Season 3 begins, a court has appointed Patty to recover assets lost in a Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Louis Tobin (Len Cariou) while Ellen is working for the DA's office, which will prosecute him. Tobin has admitted guilt, but insists that his wife and son (Lily Tomlin, Campbell Scott) knew nothing of his fraud. Meanwhile, a friendly but persistent architect (Keith Carradine) seeks out Patty in a bar; and in flash-forward, Patty's car is rammed by another car. Winstone: Martin Short. read more

Trust Me Season 2, Episode 13

In the second-season finale, Patty pulls out all the stops to win the UNR case while Ellen's quest for revenge concludes. read more

Look What He Dug Up This Time Season 2, Episode 12

Ellen convinces the FBI to change their approach in the investigation. Meanwhile, Daniel Purcell reenters Patty's life and becomes critical to her case against UNR. read more

London, Of Course Season 2, Episode 11

While Claire Maddox risks everything to oust Kendrick, Ellen discovers a dark secret about Patty's personal life. read more

Uh Oh, Out Come the Skeletons Season 2, Episode 10

As Patty ramps up the pressure on UNR, her foes start to crack. Meanwhile, Wes and Ellen's relationship takes a new turn, and the FBI probe of Patty takes a shocking one. read more

You Got Your Prom Date Pregnant Season 2, Episode 9

Patty goes on the offensive against the FBI, while Ellen receives troubling news about the probe. Meanwhile, Patty's husband (Michael Nouri) gets an intriguing offer. read more

They Had to Tweeze That Out of My Kidney Season 2, Episode 8

While Uncle Pete remains in a coma, Patty begins to unravel the UNR energy scheme and an associate of Kendrick's has lunch with Patty's husband (Michael Nouri). Meanwhile, Frobisher's past comes back to haunt him. Rick Messer: David Costabile. read more

New York Sucks Season 2, Episode 7

As Patty and Frobisher team up to bring Kendrick down, Ellen gives the FBI a new lead that could bring Patty down. And Patty provides Ellen with a lead that could tie Frobisher to David's murder. Uncle Pete: Tom Aldredge. read more

A Pretty Girl in a Leotard Season 2, Episode 6

Patty wages a media war against Walter Kendrick, whom she believes to be responsible for Christine Purcell's murder. Meanwhile, Ellen gets a step closer to tying Frobisher to David's murder. read more

I Agree, It Wasn't Funny Season 2, Episode 5

Patty begins to suspect Ellen's motives for returning to the firm. Patty is also on a mission to stop a corporate merger that she believes is tied to Christine Purcell's murder. read more

Hey! Mr. Pibb Season 2, Episode 4

While Patty works to clear Daniel Purcell (William Hurt) of his wife's murder, Ellen and Tom head to West Virginia to gather information in the case against Ultima National Resources. read more

I Knew Your Pig Season 2, Episode 3

As Patty probes the murder of Daniel Purcell's wife, she begins to suspect Purcell (William Hurt) of withholding vital information. Meanwhile, Ellen uncovers a decades-old secret about Patty and Purcell. read more

Burn It, Shred It, I Don't Care Season 2, Episode 2

Patty decides to take Purcell's case, even though he refuses to tell her everything about it. She also wriggles out of the child-malnutrition suit, leaving Tom in charge of it and frustrating Ellen (not to mention agents Harrison and Werner). In a flash-forward, Ellen has a liaison with Wes Krulick (Timothy Olyphant). Claire Maddox: Marcia Gay Harden. Purcell: William Hurt. Wayne: Brett Cullen. read more

I Lied, Too Season 2, Episode 1

As Season 2 opens, Patty is setting up a charity foundation when a desperate man (William Hurt) she knows seeks her aid in a corporate-malfeasance case. She's also offered a class-action suit involving child malnutrition by Ellen, who's secretly out to take her down, aided by two government agents (Mario Van Peebles, Glenn Kessler). Executive: Brett Cullen. Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa have cameos as themselves. read more

Because I Know Patty Season 1, Episode 13

In the first-series finale, Patty agrees to defend Ellen---if Ellen will provide her with the Gregory Malina videotape. Meanwhile, flashbacks follow Frobisher to Florida in 2002; and Hollis Nye seeks out Ellen. read more

Because I Know Patty Season 1, Episode 13

In the first-season finale, Patty agrees to defend Ellen---if Ellen will provide her with the Gregory Malina videotape. Meanwhile, flashbacks follow Frobisher to Florida in 2002; and Hollis Nye seeks out Ellen. read more

There's No 'We' Anymore Season 1, Episode 12

As the present converges with events that had been seen in flash-forwards, Katie reappears with a package for Ellen, and David's murder is tied to the Frobisher case. read more

There's No 'We' Anymore Season 1, Episode 12

As the present converges with events that had been seen in flash-forwards, Katie reappears with a package for Ellen, and David's murder is tied to the Frobisher case. read more

I Hate These People Season 1, Episode 11

Pressure from the trial is taking its toll on Patty and Frobisher, as both sides intensify their tactics despite potentially dire ramifications. Ellen's secret information could be a huge help to Patty, but divulging it would be very risky. read more

I Hate These People Season 1, Episode 11

Pressure from the trial is taking its toll on Patty and Frobisher, as both sides intensify their tactics despite potentially dire ramifications. Ellen's secret information could be a huge help to Patty, but divulging it would be very risky. read more

Sort of Like a Family Season 1, Episode 10

Patty and Frobisher square off at his deposition while Ellen, who has been relegated to the sidelines, makes risky moves that could get her back in the action. In flash-forwards, Patty is still missing and Tom makes a discovery in her apartment. read more

Sort of Like a Family Season 1, Episode 10

Patty and Frobisher square off at his deposition while Ellen, who has been relegated to the sidelines, makes risky moves that could get her back in the action. In flash-forwards, Patty is still missing and Tom makes a discovery in her apartment. read more

Do You Regret What We Did? Season 1, Episode 9

The deposition is looming and both sides continue to fight for the upper hand, with Frobisher hiring a coach (Donna Murphy) and Ellen working her newfound relationship with George Moore (Peter Riegert). Meanwhile, Gregory Malina surfaces and seeks out Katie, while Lila DiMaio visits Ellen at her office. And in a flash-forward, Ellen and David get away for a weekend at Patty's beach house. read more

Do You Regret What We Did? Season 1, Episode 9

The deposition is looming and both sides continue to fight for the upper hand, with Frobisher hiring a coach (Donna Murphy) and Ellen working her newfound relationship with George Moore (Peter Riegert). Meanwhile, Gregory Malina surfaces and seeks out Katie, while Lila DiMaio visits Ellen at her office. And in a flash-forward, Ellen and David get away for a weekend at Patty's beach house. read more

Blame the Victim Season 1, Episode 8

With Gregory missing and the Frobisher camp taking extra measures to keep the momentum on their side, Patty must find a new strategy for the case. Meanwhile, Ellen's parents (Debra Monk, Gordon Clapp) show up with troubling news. And in a flash-forward, Ellen is charged with David's murder. read more

Blame the Victim Season 1, Episode 8

With Gregory missing and the Frobisher camp taking extra measures to keep the momentum on their side, Patty must find a new strategy for the case. Meanwhile, Ellen's parents (Debra Monk, Gordon Clapp) show up with troubling news. And in a flash-forward, Ellen is charged with David's murder. read more

We Are Not Animals Season 1, Episode 7

The Frobisher case now hinges on Gregory Malina's deposition, so Patty must keep him safe. Meanwhile, Ellen and Tom hide something from Patty, who they fear is manipulating them. And in a flash-forward, Ellen is arrested for David's murder. read more

We Are Not Animals Season 1, Episode 7

The Frobisher case now hinges on Gregory Malina's deposition, so Patty must keep him safe. Meanwhile, Ellen and Tom hide something from Patty, who they fear is manipulating them. And in a flash-forward, Ellen is arrested for David's murder. read more

She Spat at Me Season 1, Episode 6

Eager to learn Gregory's secrets before it's too late, Patty pursues him---cautiously; an emboldened Frobisher tries to salvage his legacy with an unconventional strategy; and Lila reappears in David's life, further testing his relationship with Ellen. read more

She Spat at Me Season 1, Episode 6

Eager to learn Gregory's secrets before it's too late, Patty pursues him---cautiously; an emboldened Frobisher tries to salvage his legacy with an unconventional strategy; and Lila reappears in David's life, further testing his relationship with Ellen. read more

A Regular Earl Anthony Season 1, Episode 5

Frobisher pushes Fiske to take a more aggressive approach on the case. "I want redemption," he tells him. Meanwhile, Patty is on shaky ground with the clients, and Tom ponders his career options and seeks the advice of an outspoken friend (Donal Logue). In flash-forwards, Ellen is seen being attacked, and fighting back. read more

A Regular Earl Anthony Season 1, Episode 5

Frobisher pushes Fiske to take a more aggressive approach on the case. "I want redemption," he tells him. Meanwhile, Patty is on shaky ground with the clients, and Tom ponders his career options and seeks the advice of an outspoken friend (Donal Logue). In flash-forwards, Ellen is seen being attacked, and fighting back. read more

Tastes Like a Ho Ho Season 1, Episode 4

Patty's team prepares a fragile Katie for her impending deposition; Gregory Malina sits on information that could be vital to the trial; and an on-the-job incident involving David threatens to complicate his relationship with Ellen. Meanwhile, Ray is pressured by superiors at his law firm to "get it done"; and Tom asks a partner at another firm for a favor: to help get his daughter into a special music school. read more

Tastes Like a Ho Ho Season 1, Episode 4

Patty's team prepares a fragile Katie for her impending deposition; Gregory Malina sits on information that could be vital to the trial; and an on-the-job incident involving David threatens to complicate his relationship with Ellen. Meanwhile, Ray is pressured by superiors at his law firm to "get it done"; and Tom asks a partner at another firm for a favor: to help get his daughter into a special music school. read more

And My Paralyzing Fear of Death Season 1, Episode 3

Patty's resolve is tested when a mysterious threat arrives at her office that puts the whole case in jeopardy. Elsewhere, Patty places new demands on Ellen, and Tom digs up some interesting information on Katie. Michael Hewes: Zachary Booth. Det. Dan Williams: Casey Siemaszko. read more

And My Paralyzing Fear of Death Season 1, Episode 3

Patty's resolve is tested when a mysterious threat arrives at her office that puts the whole case in jeopardy. Elsewhere, Patty places new demands on Ellen, and Tom digs up some interesting information on Katie. read more

Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker Season 1, Episode 2

Mounting pressures prompt Frobisher to contemplate extreme measures as Ellen delivers her friend Katie as a key witness. But Patty has suspicions about Katie's testimony. read more

Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker Season 1, Episode 2

Mounting pressures prompt Frobisher to contemplate extreme measures as Ellen delivers her friend Katie as a key witness. But Patty has suspicions about Katie's testimony. Katie: Anastasia Griffith. read more

Get Me a Lawyer Season 1, Episode 1

In the series opener, take-no-prisoners Manhattan litigator Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) hires law-school grad Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) to work on a civil case against businessman Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson), a corporate buccaneer who sold his company out from under his workers. But it turns out that Ellen has an unwitting tie to Frobisher: Her best friend is a chef who's being bankrolled by him. Shayes: Tate Donovan. Katie: Anastasia Griffith. David: Noah Bean. read more

Get Me a Lawyer Season 1, Episode 1

In the series opener, take-no-prisoners Manhattan litigator Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) hires law-school grad Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) to work on a civil case against businessman Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson), a corporate buccaneer who sold his company out from under his workers. But it turns out that Ellen has an unwitting tie to Frobisher: Her best friend is a chef who's being bankrolled by him. read more

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Premiered: July 24, 2007, on FX
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