The Client

The Client

1995 - 1996, Drama
Tense legal drama based on John Grisham's bestselling novel about a fiery attorney who risks all.

Episode Guide

  • The Client - Money Talks (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Money Talks

    Reggie takes a job with a high-powered law firm, then finds incriminating evidence against her senator client.

  • The Client - The Good Samaritan (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Good Samaritan

    Reggie comes to the rescue when a man's 30-year-old mistake returns to haunt him after he makes the news for saving a woman's life.

  • The Client - Past Imperfect (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Past Imperfect

    A man who claims he knows Reggie will not identify himself; Mama Love needs help with a will; Clint joins a dating service.

  • The Client - High Ground (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    High Ground

    Public defender Reggie believes her client is guilty of murder; Roosevelt must decide on a federal judgeship.

  • The Client - Damn Yankees (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Damn Yankees

    Reggie represents a civil war buff who killed a man, claiming he was defending the South. JoBeth Williams stars

  • The Client - The Morning After (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    The Morning After

    Grisham turns his talents to this series based on his best-selling novel about an attorney who risks her career and sometimes her life fighting for the rights of children and their families.

  • The Client - Winning (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    Reggie investigates a case about a gymnastic coach who appears to be abusing his charges, and may even be guilty of murder. JoBeth Williams stars

  • The Client - Private Lives (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Private Lives

    Reggie takes the case of a woman who has confessed to murdering her abusive husband. JoBeth Williams stars

  • The Client - Motherless Child (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Motherless Child

    A boy joins a gang to avenge his mother's death, leaving Reggie with the task of finding the boy's father before it's too late. JoBeth Williams stars

  • The Client - Sympathy for the Devil (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Sympathy for the Devil

    Reggie fights to keep an accused murderer's son off the witness stand when both the prosecution and defense want him there.

  • The Client - The Way Things Never Were (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Way Things Never Were

    A woman with an addiction to crack requests Reggie's help in getting her son out of an abusive foster home and back into her custody.

  • The Client - Happily Ever After (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Happily Ever After

    Hostilities rise to a new level in a bitter divorce case when Reggie's client's father-in-law is gunned down and his wife blames him.

  • The Client - Child's Play (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Child's Play

    A man has his son drugged and committed to a sanitarium to keep him from remembering seeing his father murder two people; Reggie sleeps with her ex-husband.

  • The Client - The Prodigal Father (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Prodigal Father

    Reggie tries to find a fugitive from the witness protection program whose daughter needs a bone-marrow transplant.

  • The Client - Dear Harris (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Dear Harris

    Reggie and Foltrigg are both on the case of a young man with a disability who claims to be responsible for the death of a U.S. senator's daughter.

  • The Client - The Burning of Atlanta (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Burning of Atlanta

    Reggie finds herself the target of white supremacist violence when she defends a young black man who burned the Georgia state flag.

  • The Client - Drive, He Said (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Drive, He Said

    A crooked police detective hires Reggie's friend (Ray McKinnon) to murder a county clerk involved in jury tampering; guest Mac Davis.

  • The Client - The Peach Orchard (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Peach Orchard

    A friend's rich fiance has a daughter determined to keep her inheritance; Reggie (JoBeth Williams) awaits her children.

  • The Client - Them That Has ... (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Them That Has ...

    Reggie helps a black teen being pressured to give up her baby so it can be adopted by a prominent couple.

  • The Client - A Perfect World (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    A Perfect World

    Reggie takes on the case of a teenage girl charged with the murder of the boy who stood her up for the prom.

  • The Client - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    While battling for her own children, a recovering alcoholic practices family law in an Atlanta-based firm.