The Practice: Season 1

The Practice: Season 1

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A provocative legal drama focused on young associates at a bare-bones Boston firm and their scrappy boss, Bobby Donnell. The show's forte is its storylines about “people who walk a moral tightrope.”

1997Rating: TV-14United States of America




Bobby defends Rachel Reynolds, a young woman facing drug charges.... More She is not a drug dealer, but was trying to cover for her brother. Lindsay represents Emerson Ray, who is suing a tobacco company in a wrongful death suit. Lindsay's favourite law professor, Anderson Pearson, represents the defence. Eugene represents "Free Willy", a man who exposes himself in public.


Part II

Bobby represents a man facing armed robbery charges. His strategy... More is to plead out to lesser charges. Eugene's client fears for her and her 11 year old son's safety, at the hands of her ex-husband. Eugene makes several attempts to get a restraining order. The situation has deadly consequences. Bobby tries to secure a loan and pays a visit to Jimmy Berluti, his friend and banker.


Trial And Error

Bobby plans to represent Gerald Braun in a wrongful death... More suit against Ronald Martin. Eugene's "Free Willy" returns, after being arrested in a peculiar position with a hooker. Defence Lawyers in the Emerson Ray case make a motion to have the case dismissed. Bobby fears that the judge is biased. Jimmy, Bobby's friend the banker, is fired for approving a construction loan under false pretences and Bobby decides to hire him.


Part IV

An extremely nervous Lindsey goes up against the tobacco industry... More and her old Law School Professor in her very first jury trial. Outraged by the release of his daughter's killer, Dr. Braun takes matters into his own hands.


Part V

Preparing for Dr. Braun's murder trial, Jimmy comes up with... More a controversial defence after the client refuses to argue temporary insanity. Meanwhile, Eugene bets both Lindsey and an ADA that he can win a hopeless case, and Ellenor finally comes face to face with the Podiatrist she met through the personal ads.


Part VI

Dr. Braun's emotional and outrageous murder trial finally begins, with... More Bobby going up against a known ADA who is also a famous Rabbi. Eugene represents a boy accused of statutory rape, after he impregnates a 13 year old girl.

The Practice: Season 1 | Release Details

The Practice: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Disney+.