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David E. Kelley's spin-off from 'The Practice,' set at a high-priced Boston law firm, plays smartly on the chemistry between James Spader (as wry and wily lawyer Alan Shore) and William Shatner (as flamboyant, eccentric partner Denny Crane). Both won Emmys (more…)

Premiered: October 3, 2004

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 4, Episode 20 Patriot Acts

First Aired: May 21, 2008

In the fourth-season finale, Alan and Denny mark their acceptance into the Auxiliary Coast Guard, but their relationship is tested when a Massachusetts town wants Alan to help it secede from the U.S., and Denny represents the opposition.

Guest Cast

Gary Anthony Williams Clarence/Clarice Bell
Michael Mantell Mayor Thomas Steinbrenner
Taraji P. Henson Whitney Rome
Christian Clemenson Jerry Espenson
Jude Ciccolella Gen. Robert Seagram
Henry Gibson Judge Clark Brown
Saffron Burrows Lorraine Weller
Tara Summers Katie Lloyd
Anthony Heald Judge Harvey Cooper