Against the Law (TV series)

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Against the Law
GenreDramedy
Created byMichael Butler
David Manson
StarringMichael O'Keefe
Suzzanne Douglas
Elizabeth Ruscio
M. C. Gainey
Theme music composerThomas Newman
Composer(s)Jay Gruska
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes17
Production
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Sarabande Productions
Daniel H. Blatt Productions
MGM/UA Television
Release
Original networkFox
Original releaseSeptember 23, 1990 – April 5, 1991

Against the Law is an American legal comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network from September 23, 1990, until April 5, 1991.[1] Starring Michael O'Keefe and Suzzanne Douglas, the series centered on the brash Boston lawyer, Simon MacHeath, who left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own defense practice.[2]

Seventeen one-hour episodes were broadcast from September 23, 1990, to April 5, 1991.[3]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"Jan EglesonMichael ButlerSeptember 23, 1990 (1990-09-23)
2"Where Truth Lies"Eugene CorrFrederick RappaportSeptember 30, 1990 (1990-09-30)
3"The Price of Life"Francis DeliaHoward ChesleyOctober 7, 1990 (1990-10-07)
4"The Women"Jan EglesonFern HillOctober 14, 1990 (1990-10-14)
5"The Second Man"Fred GerberTeleplay by: Michael Butler
Story by: Cynthia Saunders
October 28, 1990 (1990-10-28)
6"Requiem in B Flat"Jan EglesonSandy KroopfNovember 4, 1990 (1990-11-04)
7"Contempt"TBATBANovember 16, 1990 (1990-11-16)
8"A Safe, New World"TBATBANovember 23, 1990 (1990-11-23)
9"Nature Now"TBATBADecember 7, 1990 (1990-12-07)
10"We the Jury"Sam PillsburyWilliam Bentley & Steven WhitneyDecember 21, 1990 (1990-12-21)
11"The Indictment"TBATBAJanuary 11, 1991 (1991-01-11)
12"Hoops"TBATBAFebruary 1, 1991 (1991-02-01)
13"The Union Label"TBATBAFebruary 8, 1991 (1991-02-08)
14"Damages"TBATBAFebruary 15, 1991 (1991-02-15)
15"Past, Present"TBATBAMarch 1, 1991 (1991-03-01)
16"Miss Mass"TBATBAMarch 8, 1991 (1991-03-08)
17"Evil Conduct"TBATBAApril 5, 1991 (1991-04-05)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.
  2. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2009). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2007 (Volume 1 A-E). Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3305-6.
  3. ^ Fergus, George (2005-05-14). "Against the Law". EpGuides. Archived from the original on 14 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-29.

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