Judging Amy

  • 1999
  • 6 Seasons
  • TV-PG
  • drama, courtroom

A newly divorced lawyer-turned-judge returns home to live with her opinionated mom in an appealing, at times moving, series that finds her juggling the pressures of a demanding new career and single parenthood. Based on the experiences of star Amy Brenneman's mother, a Connecticut judge.

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Season 2, Episode 9 The Undertow

First Aired: January 9, 2001

Amy's daily battle to help good triumph over evil includes persuading some judges to volunteer a few of their Saturdays to finalize long-delayed adoptions, and hearing a case to determine whether an exorcism can be performed on a teen. Meanwhile, Oscar reveals a crushing truth to Donna after he sees their baby; and Maxine proposes opening a facility devoted to dealing with cases of child abuse. Carole: Sara Mornell. Judge Faraday: Granville Van Dusen. Jarred: Richard Crenna. Jim Southam: Allan Rich. Allan Kroft: Scott Allan Campbell.

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