Alan Shore and Denny Crane lead a brigade of high-priced civil litigators in an upscale Boston law firm in a series focusing on the professional and personal lives of brilliant but often emotionally challenged attorneys. A spin-off of long-running series The Practice.
Season 5 – Episode 13
Part 2 of the series finale. Shirley’s dream of a church wedding doesn’t turn out as she planned. Instead, she and Carl say their “I do’s” on a dock at Nimmo Bay, along with another couple in a very special double ceremony.
The episode was rated from 86 votes.
#2 – Made in China (1)
Season 5 – Episode 12
Part 1 of the series finale. Shirley seeks an injunction to prevent a Chinese company from buying out Crane, Poole & Schmidt. Denny gets arrested for breaking into a neighbor’s home.
The episode was rated from 159 votes.
#3 – The Court Supreme
Season 4 – Episode 17
Alan Shore gets the dream of a lifetime for an attorney when he is asked to present an appeal to the Supreme Court in the case of a mentally challenged man who has been sentenced to death for the rape of a young girl. Meanwhile, Katie Lloyd learns some startling news from Lorraine Weller about Jerry Espenson’s new girlfriend.
The episode was rated from 183 votes.
#4 – Death Be Not Proud
Season 1 – Episode 17
Chelina asks Alan to assist her in Texas because her former client is getting executed but may be innocent of the crime. An old friend of Denny and Shirley asks them for legal representation when she charged with having sexual encounters for a fee. Lori files a complaint about Denny with Shirley and Paul and they seriously consider doing something about it; especially when they suspect he performed an unethical act on his recent case.
The episode was rated from 288 votes.
#5 – BL: Los Angeles
Season 2 – Episode 27
While in LA, Alan takes on the case of TV star Courtney Rae, who is arrested after shooting a photographer who she mistakes for a stalker, but Denny and Barry make life difficult when they won’t stop making sexual advances toward their client. Meanwhile, Denise resorts to underhanded tactics to eliminate Marlene from the picture, but the plan backfires when she is caught by Paul, and Brad enlists Shirley’s help in trying to persuade the judge in his niece’s trial to lower the sentence.
The episode was rated from 217 votes.
#6 – The Mighty Rogues
Season 4 – Episode 16
After her father — who is in the late stages of a debilitating fight with Alzheimer’s — injures himself and lands in the hospital, Shirley Schmidt wants to end his suffering and asks Alan Shore to argue in court on her behalf. Meanwhile Jerry Espenson’s beautiful, new girlfriend sues him for sexual assault, and Carl Sack represents the island of Nantucket whose residents want to build a nuclear bomb in case of attack.
The episode was rated from 185 votes.
#7 – Schmidt Happens
Season 1 – Episode 11
A Sudanese native wants to sue the U.S. government for the lack of action taken against the mayhem happening in his country and Paul looks to Lori to take the case. Founding partner Shirley Schmidt arrives with a mission to bring order to the firm. While making herself known, she has to deal with Denny who does not wanting her there, help with Lori’s extremely high profile case, and learns that she has to keep her eye on Alan. Alan ends up defending a man who killed his mother in a fit of rage but by accident.
The episode was rated from 315 votes.
#8 – True Love
Season 5 – Episode 4
Alan Shore is called upon by ex-flame Phoebe Prentice to prove her husband’s innocence in the murder of a nurse. But deep down, Alan’s unrequited love for Phoebe makes him hope that her husband is guilty so that they can rekindle their relationship.
The episode was rated from 180 votes.
#9 – Juiced
Season 5 – Episode 11
After Denny learns some disturbing news about the progression of his Alzheimer’s disease and that an experimental drug might help, Alan tries to convince the Massachusetts Supreme Court to let his best friend have access to it. Meanwhile the murderous Catherine Piper returns, and Jerry and Katie take on the case of an ambitious student accused of cheating on her SATs.
The episode was rated from 160 votes.
#10 – Dances with Wolves
Season 5 – Episode 3
Denny Crane is arrested yet again for carrying a concealed firearm after he shoots a man in self defense who’s attempting to mug him and Jerry Espenson. Meanwhile, Alan Shore fights for a sex surrogate’s right to joint custody of her daughter — while grappling with the fact that he was a former client of hers
The episode was rated from 164 votes.