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Boston Legal Season 4 Episodes

20 Episodes 2007 - 2008

Episode 1

Beauty and the Beast

Tue, Sep 25, 2007 90 mins

In the fourth-season premiere, John Larroquette joins the cast as senior partner Carl Sack, who immediately clashes with Denny after the latter is arrested. Meanwhile, Shirley needs Alan's help when a university wants a donation, and Jerry assists another new attorney in a homicide case.

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Episode 2

The Innocent Man

Tue, Oct 2, 2007 58 mins

A new lawyer (Saffron Burrows) at the firm draws instant attention from Alan, who is busy helping Jerry and Katie on a murder trial and fielding an offer from Gloria to be the father of her child. Meanwhile, Clarence and Lorraine represent a woman whose affair with her pastor resulted in a loss of her faith.

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Episode 3

The Chicken and the Leg

Tue, Oct 9, 2007 58 mins

Denny believes a bet against Carl Sack in a cockfighting case is a sure thing; Alan and Lorraine represent an HIV-positive girl in a suit against her school; a widow hires Katie and Jerry after her husband commits suicide.

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Episode 4

Do Tell

Tue, Oct 16, 2007 58 mins

Shirley answers the call when a military man, who is an old friend of Denny's, comes under fire for admitting he's gay; Alan endures another bout of incoherent speech; Katie helps a new associate with a bullfighter's custody battle.

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Episode 5

Hope and Gory

Tue, Oct 30, 2007 58 mins

A woman (Mare Winningham) asks for Alan's advice on how to kill the man who murdered her daughter but was acquitted by reason of temporary insanity; Katie and Jerry try to overturn a child-molester-registry law to save a falsely accused client (Craig "muMs" Grant); and Lorraine tries to help Alan overcome deep-rooted childhood fears that cause him to speak gibberish whenever she's around. Judge Donahue: Paul Dooley.

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Episode 6

The Object of My Affection

Tue, Nov 6, 2007 58 mins

Alan pushes a temporary-insanity defense when Patrice (Mare Winningham) is accused of killing the man who murdered her daughter; Denny finds fault with an associate's physique; Jerry helps a kindred spirit find a personal treasure.

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Episode 7

Attack of the Xenophobes

Tue, Nov 13, 2007 58 mins

Denny needs Alan's help after using an employee's weight as a reason for dismissal; Clarence is upset by an Internet posting of him as Clarice; Katie and Whitney work on a murder case involving racism and the police; and Jerry is anxious about taking a relationship to the next level.

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Episode 8

Oral Contracts

Tue, Dec 4, 2007 60 mins

Shirley takes part in a case involving a radio personality's dismissal for using disrespectful language; Denny needs Alan's help after getting arrested; Katie wonders if Lorraine is hiding something.

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Episode 9

No Brains Left Behind

Tue, Dec 11, 2007 60 mins

Shirley's granddaughter gets kicked out of school for making a social statement; Alan and Denny take matters into their own hands to help a flood victim; Carl makes an important decision about his future; Lorraine makes a shocking revelation to Shirley.

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Episode 10

Green Christmas

Tue, Dec 18, 2007 58 mins

Alan defends Clarence against a bank in a foreclosure case; a client challenges Denny's claims about the firm's commitment to the environment; concerned parents try to keep a teen from watching porn; Jerry's love life hits a rough patch; Carl weighs in on the fate of Lorraine's employment at Crane Poole & Schmidt.

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Episode 11

Mad About You

Tue, Jan 15, 2008 60 mins

Shirley and Carl worry about the firm's reputation when Denny turns down Alan's assistance in order to go it alone on a headline-grabbing murder case. Meanwhile, Jerry and Katie help a woman who claims her husband's employer caused their divorce. Penelope: Bess Armstrong. Mary: Valerie Mahaffey.

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Episode 12

Roe v. Wade, the Musical

Tue, Jan 22, 2008 60 mins

Shirley and Alan face off in court when they're on opposite sides of a case involving stolen sperm; Jerry helps his objectophile ex-girlfriend (Mary Gross) when she loses her teaching job for inappropriate contact with a student.

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Episode 13

Glow in the Dark

Tue, Feb 12, 2008 60 mins

After enlisting Alan and Denny to help her friend, who's suing her town for its decision to build a nuclear power plant, Shirley discovers that the opposing counsel is her college sweetheart (Scott Bakula), a fact that is not lost on Carl Sack. Meanwhile, Leigh (Mary Gross) warns Katie to steer clear of her boyfriend, Jerry.

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Episode 14

Rescue Me

Tue, Feb 19, 2008 60 mins

Carl helps Shirley's friend Andrea when she blames a company for botching the process of turning her mother's ashes into a diamond; Whitney takes on a high school over a student's untimely death; Clarence represents a woman who's suing her pastor after he ended their affair; Denny and Alan prepare for their Coast Guard test.

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Episode 15

Tabloid Nation

Tue, Apr 8, 2008 58 mins

Alan and Jerry go after a tabloid talk show when a women is murdered for turning down a marriage proposal on the air. Meanwhile, Denny hopes a dinner invitation from Shirley will rekindle their long-ago romance, and Lorraine advises Alan to seek help after he confesses a childhood transgression.

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Episode 16

The Mighty Rogues

Tue, Apr 15, 2008 58 mins

Alan fields a difficult request from Shirley after her father suffers an injury while in the late stages of his battle with Alzheimer's; Carl represents a group of Nantucket residents who are concerned about homeland security; Jerry's new girlfriend sues him for sexual assault.

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Episode 17

The Court Supreme

Tue, Apr 22, 2008 58 mins

It's a lawyer's dream come true for Alan when he presents an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving a mentally challenged man who was convicted of statutory rape. Meanwhile, Lorraine shares startling news with Katie about Jerry's girlfriend.

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Episode 18

Indecent Proposals

Wed, Apr 30, 2008 60 mins

Denny is head over heels for a cattle rancher (Christine Ebersole) who wants the government to stop the sale of cloned meat. Meanwhile, Shirley asks Alan to sue the Democratic Party when her nephew---a delegate---disagrees with his state's primary vote.

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Episode 19

The Gods Must Be Crazy

Wed, May 14, 2008 60 mins

Jerry comes to the aid of his ex-girlfriend when she's collared for prostitution; Carl and Shirley help a woman who's suing the church for prohibiting her from becoming a priest; Denny is wooed by power brokers to run for president.

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Episode 20

Patriot Acts

Wed, May 21, 2008 60 mins

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.

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