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The Whole Truth Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

13 Episodes 2010 - 2010

A legal drama told from the perspectives of both the prosecution and defense. The first and only season starred Rob Morrow and Maura Tierney as attorneys in New York City.

Episode 1


Wed, Sep 22, 2010 60 mins

A legal drama that follows cases from both sides stars Maura Tierney as prosecutor Kathryn Peale and Rob Morrow as defense lawyer Jimmy Brogan, her friend and law-school classmate. In the opener, a high-school teacher is charged with killing a student with whom he had been in frequent contact. In fact, Peale claims he had been stalking her. But she's worried that Brogan knows something she doesn't. "He's too smart," she says, "to take on a case he didn't think he could win."

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Episode 2

Thicker Than Water

Wed, Sep 29, 2010 60 mins

A woman is arrested for killing her father after his body is found in a wheelchair in New York harbor.

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Episode 3

Judicial Discretion

Wed, Oct 6, 2010 60 mins

Jimmy is hired by popular judge Ruben Wright (Judd Hirsch) to defend him against murder charges, though Kathryn is torn by the prospect of prosecuting Wright, her former mentor.

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Episode 4

True Confessions

Wed, Oct 20, 2010 60 mins

A well-to-do Upper West Side 16-year-old is charged with killing his mother and trying to kill his father after confessing the crime during an intense interrogation by a police detective (Wade Andrew Williams). Jimmy must prove that it was too intense and that the confession was false.

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Episode 5

When Cougars Attack

Wed, Oct 27, 2010 59 mins

A famous fashion designer (Anabella Sciorra) is charged with murdering her much-younger boyfriend, a model. It's the second time in three years that she has been accused of such a crime, and the case is also a rematch for Jimmy and Edge, who opposed each other in the first trial.

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Episode 6


Wed, Dec 1, 2010 59 mins

A philandering dentist is murdered (in his chair, no less), and his wife is accused of the crime. But it's hardly a simple case. Elsewhere, Kathryn and Jimmy get caught up in lies with her mother (Judith Ivey) and his ex.

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Episode 7


Fri, Mar 29, 2013 59 mins

A self-proclaimed psychic (Harold Perrineau) is charged with murder because he knows so much about the crime that the DA's office concludes that he had to have committed it. It's up to the judge (Wayne Knight) to decide.

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Episode 8

Cold Case

Fri, Apr 5, 2013 59 mins

Kathryn revisits a decade-old shooting after the victim dies of her injuries. Lawyer Lloyd Perlman (Mandy Patinkin) persuaded shooter Ronnie Sotto (Rick Gonzalez) to plead guilty of assault at the time, but the death upgrades the charge to murder. Kathryn now struggles with trying the now-reformed Sotto. And Jimmy, who takes the case as a favor to Perlman, begins to question whether Sotto is guilty of anything.

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Episode 9

Young Love

Fri, Apr 12, 2013 59 mins

It's Jimmy vs. Alejo (and Kathryn) in the case of two babysitters---an engaged couple---charged with manslaughter when the infant in their care dies of shaken-baby syndrome. Jimmy represents one and Alejo the other, and neither takes responsibility for the baby's death, leading to friction at Brogan & Associates.

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Episode 10

Perfect Witness

Wed, Jan 5, 2011 59 mins

Jimmy's client is an accused murderer from his childhood neighborhood, and Kathryn's case against him rests on a special-needs 12-year-old's photographic memory.

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Episode 11

Lost In Translation

Wed, Jan 5, 2011 60 mins

Jimmy helps a friend from law school who's been charged with arson and murder, but the case also involves a Chinese gang and an Italian mobster.

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Episode 12

The State Calls Kathryn Peale

Wed, Jan 26, 2011 60 mins

Jimmy defends an ex-con implicated in a drive-by shooting of a defense attorney, but it turns out that Kathryn may have been the target.

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Episode 13

The End

Wed, Jan 26, 2011 60 mins

In the series finale, Kathryn and Jimmy recall their first case against each other. Meanwhile, a retiring judge offers Kathryn an opportunity of a lifetime.

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