The Practice

  • Premiered: Mar 1997
  • Episodes: 168
  • Followers: 101
  • Ended
  • ABC (US)
  • Sunday
  • Drama

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Season 8
8x1
We the People
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Air date
Sep 28, 2003
Eleanor defends a man accused of killing his wife and unborn son. He contests that it was suicide. Eugene and Jimmy defend a woman who shot a crack dealer on her street. Alan Shore comes .. show full overview
8x2
The Chosen (1)
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Oct 05, 2003
Alan Shore agrees to help friend Sheila Carlisle, a successful attorney who claims God speaks to her, and who has subsequently been fired from her law firm for being mentally .. show full overview
8x3
Cause of Action (2)
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Oct 12, 2003
Eccentric attorney Sheila Carlisle, whom Alan Shore hired on a temporary basis without consulting anyone else, takes on a lawsuit on behalf of the firm; and Ellenor finds herself in a moral dilemma when faced with the truth about her client.
8x4
Blessed Are They (3)
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Oct 19, 2003
Alan Shore is troubled by Sheila Carlisle's increasingly erratic behavior and fears for her mental - and legal - competence. Meanwhile, Shore is ordered by the court to represent a man .. show full overview
8x5
The Heat of Passion (1)
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Oct 26, 2003
A complex murder case implicating a white supremacist embroils Eugene; malpractice fears haunt Jamie; the defense of accused killer Roland Huff embattles Shore, whose tactics astonish Tara and precipitate a run-in with a judge.
8x6
The Lonely People (2)
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Nov 02, 2003
Eugene and Jimmy's defense of the leader of a white supremacist group takes an unexpected turn when surprising new developments come to light. Meanwhile, Shore continues in his quest to .. show full overview
8x7
Rape Shield
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Nov 09, 2003
A rape case rattles Jimmy, ill-prepared to defend a client who maintains his innocence despite overwhelming evidence against him. Also, ethics violations catch up to Shore, who has a showdown with Eugene.
8x8
Concealing Evidence
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Nov 23, 2003
Alan Shore uses questionable, if not illegal, tactics in representing his clients — Ted Grayson, a mentally unstable man accused of murder, and Karen Evanson, a woman who claims her husband's suicide was induced by a prescription drug.
8x9
Victims' Rights
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Nov 30, 2003
Alan Shore defends a twelve-year-old girl who is trying to escape an arranged marriage in her home country. Meanwhile, Eugene tries to help a man who is seeking justice for the brutal murder of his wife.
8x10
Equal Justice
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Dec 07, 2003
Alan Shore uses unorthodox tactics when he's appointed by the court to defend a young man accused of murder. Meanwhile, Tara must try her first case when she's thrown into covering Shore's previously scheduled client.
8x11
Police State
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Jan 11, 2004
When the police torture a man they believe shot one of their own, Eugene, barely able to contain his emotion, takes the lead in seeking justice.
8x12
Avenging Angels
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Jan 18, 2004
Jimmy Berluti and Jamie Stringer defend an elderly man, Walter Josephson, who is accused of killing a member of the local Irish mob, and Alan Shore agrees to help a friend — by any means necessary — who discovers his wife is cheating on him.
8x13
Going Home (1)
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Feb 15, 2004
When his best friend from childhood is accused of murdering his mistress, Alan Shore returns home to defend him.
8x14
Pre-Trial Blues (2)
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Air date
Feb 22, 2004
An ongoing, sensational murder case besets Shore with pre-trial anxieties centering on jury selection; a hostile judge; a priest's confession; and suspicions of malpractice that involve a manipulative witness for the prosecution.
8x15
Mr. Shore Goes to Town (3)
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Mar 07, 2004
Fireworks erupt at Dr. Stewart's trial when shocking testimony is elicited from the defendant's strong-willed mother, a conflicted priest and a crackpot.
8x16
In Good Conscience (1)
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Mar 14, 2004
There are major shake-ups at the firm, as tensions rise between Eugene and Alan Shore. Meanwhile, the firm takes the case of a young man who is suing the doctor he feels is responsible for the death of his wife during childbirth.
8x17
War of the Roses (2)
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Mar 21, 2004
Tensions between Shore and Eugene rise to the boiling point when Shore retains the services of a high-profile law firm to go head-to-head with Young, Frutt & Berluti in the face of his abrupt firing from the firm.
8x18
The Case Against Alan Shore (3)
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Mar 28, 2004
Eugene and his firm stand against Alan Shore and his ""new"" firm. The entire episode revolves around Eugene, Ellenor, and Jimmy testifing that Alan doesn't deserve the amount of money .. show full overview
8x19
The Firm
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Apr 18, 2004
Friction at the firm gets to Jimmy, who's torn between loyalties and principles. Meanwhile, tension besets Shore as he crosses swords with his brilliant but erratic new boss, whose behavior raises questions of competence.
8x20
Comings and Goings
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Apr 25, 2004
Eugene is presented with an offer he finds hard to refuse, and Ellenor is shocked when she hears the news, knowing full well that any departure by Eugene would mean the beginning of the .. show full overview
8x21
New Hoods on the Block
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May 02, 2004
Eugene considers an exciting new offer for his future... could this mean the end of the practice? Meanwhile, Jimmy is shaken by an ominous run-in with neighborhood lawyer Lenny .. show full overview
8x22 Show finale
Cheers (a.k.a Adjourned: Series Finale)
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May 16, 2004
How it all ends for the cast: The Firm Closes, Eugene becomes a Judge, Jimmy and Jaime become Neighbourhood Lawyers with their own firm, Ellanor takes a hiatus from practicing law to .. show full overview

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