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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Guest Cast

Allison Miller Marlena Hoffman
Christian Clemenson Jerry Espenson
Cas Anvar Dr. Paul Harris
James Rebhorn Wade Mathis
Henry Gibson Judge Clark Brown
David Bowe Jeffrey Addario
Roma Maffia Judge Victoria Peyton
Christopher Rich Melvin Palmer
Tara Summers Katie Lloyd

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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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