Boston Legal: Season 1

Poster for Boston Legal: Season 1

Alan Shore and Denny Crane lead a brigade of high-priced civil litigators in an upscale Boston law firm in a... More

Where to watch Boston Legal: Season 1

Boston Legal: Season 1 is available to stream in New... More Zealand now on Disney+.

Boston Legal: Season 1 episodes

Episode 1.17

Death Be Not Proud

Chelina asks Alan to assist her in Texas because her... More 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.

Episode 1.9

A Greater Good

Alan and Denny defend a drug company that is being... More sued by a woman who states they provided false reasoning when they took her off of an experimental pill that was a possible cure for her sickness. Alan and Denny discover a shocking secret that could make or break their case and because of that, they become at odds with each other on how to proceed. Lori discovers that Tara's new information for their case would win it for them, but the way she retrieved it could cost them their case and their careers. Lori learns a secret about Brad.

Episode 1.8

Loose Lips

Alan help a department store Santa sue to get his... More job back after he is terminated for being a transvestite. Brad bets Alan that he won't win. A therapist seeks Lori's help when one of his patients fantasizes about killing his ex-wife.

Episode 1.7

Questionable Characters

A showcase for the wily, agitating Alan Shore, who badgers... More a dotty judge; romances Tara, whom he surreptitiously helps in a thorny criminal case; and backs Crane, who's been arrested for solicitation.


Truth Be Told

Shore's dream lover from college, now wed to a slick... More mayoral candidate, hires Shore to block his opponent's provocative TV-ad campaign. Meanwhile, a power struggle embroils Crane.


An Eye for an Eye

Seniors take on a drug firm in a class-action case... More handled by the grandstanding Crane. Also: revenge motives are raised in a murder trial; and medical ethics are at issue in a civil suit.


Change of Course

A cop killing centers on a haughty defendant, reluctantly represented... More by Lori and zealously by a firm veteran, who has been a patient in a mental facility. Meanwhile, Shore plays hardball with a witness in a shoplifting case involving a kleptomaniac CEO.


Catch and Release

A client of Crane, Poole & Schmidt want to build... More a shopping mall on an area where salmon are spawning and Denny’s son is the environmental lawyer defending the area. Alan and Lori take a sexual harassment case and learn that Christine, whom he recently helped get released from a mental institution and who he now fears is stalking him, is opposing counsel. Sally has her first trial case where she defends a man who is accused of stealing a wallet.


Still Crazy After All These Years

An ex-lover haunts Shore, who secures the woman's release from... More a psychiatric hospital where she was confined after trying to kill him. Elsewhere, Crane fights an opposing counsel's sanction charges.


Head Cases

A civil-rights issue hinges on the casting choice for a... More version of "Annie"; a child-custody battle turns ugly; an adultery case involves Crane.


Let Sales Ring

Milton Bombay is asking the courts to allow him to... More be frozen until another century so he can continue his legacy of being a great lawyer and needs Denny and Shirley to defend him. Alan and Chelina defends a high school student who accuses his teacher of censorship when he blocks out a news station on the school's televisions.


Tortured Souls

Shirley asks Alan Shore to use his odious lawyering to... More help her defend a police officer accused of torture. Donny Crane returns and is the opposing counsel in Denny's case, with Chelina Hall as second chair, where a woman wants to sue her former boyfriend for saying no to her at the alter. For Denny, this is an easy case, for Donny this is to settle a score with Denny for letting him believe for 25 years that he was his father. Meanwhile, Bernard Ferrion is befriended by Catherine and Alan finds variance with that.


Til We Meat Again

While out with Tara, Alan ends up causing a bar... More room brawl and as a result, becomes arrested for conspiracy to commit assault and battery. Shirley and Denny represent a man whose steakhouse is being put out of business because the public wants to ban red meat for fear of Mad Cow disease.


It Girls And Beyond

Brad becomes attracted to his client who being sued for... More having a relationship with her boss merely for financial purposes. To make matters more difficult, Brad convinces himself that she is lying about her being a lesbian. Alan is asked to second chair on Denny's trial case where a doctor is being sued for prescribing a drug that has not been FDA approved. While working on that, Denny is on a personal mission to prove that he is a competent attorney. Meanwhile, the staff tries to deal with Alan's out-spoken new assistant, Catherine Piper.


From Whence We Came

Lori, along with Denny and Shirley, defends a school superintendent... More who fired two science teachers because they refused to teach creationism and is now being sued by them. Alan learns his assistant has expressed concern about their work relationship. While dealing with that issue, Alan discovers that his client Bernard Ferrion, who killed his mother, needs legal help again. One of the members of the firm is fired and learns that a close associate is not too keen on lending a supportive hand.


Schmidt Happens

A Sudanese native wants to sue the U.S. government for... More 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.


Hired Guns

Lori and Brad defend a woman who is accused of... More murdering her husband and his mistress while they were in bed together. Alan's life is endangered when he helps a woman whose ex-husband plans to kidnap their children.

Boston Legal: Season 1 | Ratings & Reviews

Boston Legal: Season 1 | Details

Comedy, Drama
Country of origin