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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 when they introduced the roles on 'The Practice.' Apart from benefiting from a 'Desperate Housewiv (more…)

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Season 5, Episode 2 Guardians and Gatekeepers

First Aired: September 29, 2008

A close call for Denny involving prescription drugs inspires Alan to go after a pharmaceutical company for its unscrupulous advertising tactics. Meanwhile, Carl defends Shirley's 17-year-old granddaughter after she's caught voting illegally, and Jerry and Katie help a girl who was sexually assaulted in a private detention facility.

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