Season 1, Episode 11 Schmidt Happens

First Aired: January 9, 2005

Candice Bergen joins the cast as a founding partner of the firm---and former lover of Denny Crane---who lends zeal to a suit against the U.S. over its foreign policy in Sudan. Elsewhere, an apparent matricide embroils Shore with a client who's clearly over the edge.

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  • Premiered: October 3, 2004
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: 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)

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