The Practice

The Practice

1997 - 2004, Crime
A small Boston firm takes cases no one else will touch.

Episode Guide

  • The Practice - Cheers (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:


    Denny and Alan make an appearance before Judge Eugene Young; Hannah Rose recovers from her bout with Ellenor; Jamie accepts a job with Berluti; Ellenor invites Bobby Donnell to help his former colleagues bid farewell to the firm.

  • The Practice - New Hoods on the Block (Season 8 Episode 21)
    Season 8 Episode 21:

    New Hoods on the Block

    Eugene considers a new offer for his future; Jimmy is shaken when the turf war between himself and neighborhood lawyer Lenny Pescatore (Vincent Pastore) escalates.

  • The Practice - Comings and Goings (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:

    Comings and Goings

    Ellenor fears for the future of the practice when Eugene gets an offer he cannot refuse; a crooked lawyer (Vincent Pastore) tells Jimmy that the neighborhood cannot support two attorneys.

  • The Practice - The Firm (Season 8 Episode 19)
    Season 8 Episode 19:

    The Firm

    Jimmy Berluti leaves the firm to pursue his own practice; Alan Shore wastes no time getting to know his new colleagues at Crane, Poole & Schmidt.

  • The Practice - The Case Against Alan Shore (Season 8 Episode 18)
    Season 8 Episode 18:

    The Case Against Alan Shore

    Alan Shore sues his former partners at Young, Frutt & Berluti for wrongful termination. Guest star: William Shatner.

  • The Practice - War of the Roses (Season 8 Episode 17)
    Season 8 Episode 17:

    War of the Roses

    Shore irks Eugene when he retains the services of a high-profile law firm to battle Young, Frutt and Berluti.

  • The Practice - In Good Conscience (Season 8 Episode 16)
    Season 8 Episode 16:

    In Good Conscience

    Rising tensions between Eugene and Alan Shore shake the firm; a young man sues the doctor he feels is responsible for his wife's death during childbirth.

  • The Practice - Mr. Shore Goes to Town (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:

    Mr. Shore Goes to Town

    Alan braces for the jury's verdict in the murder case of his childhood friend, Paul Stewart (Patrick Dempsey).

  • The Practice - Pre-Trial Blues (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:

    Pre-Trial Blues

    Alan must ask for Jimmy's help in arguing the case of his childhood friend (Patrick Dempsey); Catherine Piper (Betty White) makes a shocking revelation that could change the trial's outcome.

  • The Practice - Going Home (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    Going Home

    Alan goes home to represent his childhood friend (Patrick Dempsey), who has been accused of murdering his mistress.

  • The Practice - Avenging Angels (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    Avenging Angels

    Jimmy and Jamie defend an elderly man (Ralph Waite) who is accused of killing a mobster; Alan agrees to help a friend with an adulterous spouse.

  • The Practice - Police State (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Police State

    The firm takes the case of a man who was tortured by police after being suspected of shooting an officer.

  • The Practice - Equal Justice (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Equal Justice

    Alan uses unorthodox methods to defend a murder suspect; Tara tries her first case.

  • The Practice - Victim's Rights (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Victim's Rights

    Alan represents a 12-year-old girl who is seeking asylum in the United States to escape an arranged marriage.

  • The Practice - Concealing Evidence (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Concealing Evidence

    Alan uses questionable methods to represent an unstable murder suspect and a client who claims a prescription drug induced her husband's suicide.

  • The Practice - Rape Shield (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Rape Shield

    Jimmy employs an unusual strategy when defending a client accused of rape; Eugene and Ellenor take action to curb questionable behavior at the firm.

  • The Practice - The Lonely People (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    The Lonely People

    Eugene and Jimmy defend the leader of a white supremacist group; Alan continues his quest to free Roland Huff from prison.

  • The Practice - The Heat of Passion (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    The Heat of Passion

    A judge orders Eugene to represent a white supremacist; Tara and Alan feel mounting sexual tension; Jamie and Eugene's interracial relationship is put to the test.

  • The Practice - Blessed Are They (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Blessed Are They

    Sheila's erratic behavior impedes her performance as a lawyer; Alan represents a man who refuses to divulge his identity.

  • The Practice - Cause of Action (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Cause of Action

    Sheila Carlisle (Sharon Stone) tries a case on behalf of the firm; Ellenor finds herself in a moral bind after facing the truth about a client.

  • The Practice - The Chosen (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    The Chosen

    Alan helps a friend (Sharon Stone) who was fired from her law firm after she claimed God was speaking to her.

  • The Practice - We the People (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    We the People

    Ellenor agrees to hire an antitrust lawyer (James Spader) who was recently fired for embezzlement; a client (Chris O'Donnell) is accused of murdering his pregnant wife.

  • The Practice - Goodbye (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:


    Bobby announces his resignation and appoints Eugene senior partner; Eugene and Jamie's newfound feelings begin to develop into a relationship.

  • The Practice - Baby Love (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:

    Baby Love

    Bobby comes clean to Lindsay about his affair with Sarah Barker; Eugene and Jamie defend a pregnant woman accused of murder.

  • The Practice - Heroes and Villains (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    Heroes and Villains

    Bobby and Lindsay decide to separate, and he finds solace in the arms of an old flame (Teri Polo); Eugene clashes with a colleague while defending a man accused of date rape.

  • The Practice - Les Is More (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    Les Is More

    A troubled woman (Andie MacDowell) hires Jimmy to enter into a negotiation involving CBS President Les Moonves.

  • The Practice - Capitol Crimes (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    Capitol Crimes

    Eugene and Jimmy become involved in political turmoil when they defend a young drug dealer accused of a gang-related killing.

  • The Practice - Burnout (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:


    A man (Christopher Reeve) seeks the firm's advice when his wife is accused of murder; a woman (Teri Polo) from Bobby's past comes back into his life; Jamie represents a rape victim.

  • The Practice - Special Deliveries (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    Special Deliveries

    Lindsay and Claire refuse to break a client's trust regarding the body of a missing girl; a reputed serial killer's mother sues Helen Gamble for defamation.

  • The Practice - Choir Boys (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    Choir Boys

    A man who has been charged with the murder of three women threatens Helen Gamble; Lindsay and Claire defend a client whose confession leads them to a missing girl's body.

  • The Practice - The Making of a Trial Attorney (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    The Making of a Trial Attorney

    Claire shines as a trial attorney with Lindsay's support; Bobby seeks vindication for a trial he lost which placed an innocent man in jail for 15 years.

  • The Practice - Character Evidence (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Character Evidence

    Jimmy defends Brenda Miller (guest star Rosanna Arquette), his high-school crush, in connection with a suspicious homicide case.

  • The Practice - Final Judgment; Down the Hatch (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Final Judgment; Down the Hatch

    Ellenor fights to prevent the execution of a convicted murderer (guest star Alfre Woodard) who is mentally ill; the firm is torn after it settles with an alcohol company.

  • The Practice - Down the Hatch (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Down the Hatch

    A woman sues a beverage manufacturer for the death of her son due to alcoholism; Ellenor tries to stop the execution of a mentally ill woman.

  • The Practice - Silent Partners (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Silent Partners

    When Bobby is benched for erratic behavior, Eugene takes his place as lead counsel in a controversial murder case.

  • The Practice - The Good Fight (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    The Good Fight

    Bobby suffers from a crisis of conscience while defending a client; Jamie tries her second case.

  • The Practice - Bad to Worse (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Bad to Worse

    Ellenor and Eugene defend a woman (Lolita Davidovich) accused of killing her boyfriend; Lindsay defends an airline that refuses to carry Arabs.

  • The Practice - Small Sacrifices (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Small Sacrifices

    The firm defends a priest whose church has unusual practices; a judge orders Bobby and Jimmy to defend a man whose crime appalls them.

  • The Practice - The Telltale Nation (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    The Telltale Nation

    A man who was molested by a priest retains the services of the firm; a couple file complaints against each other.

  • The Practice - Neighboring Species (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Neighboring Species

    The firm defends a research facility being forced out of business because of city rezoning; a man sues his neighbor for impeding his ability to find happiness.

  • The Practice - The Cradle Will Rock (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    The Cradle Will Rock

    A couple is charged with murder for not taking their ill son to a hospital; Lindsay returns to work but fears she is a liability to the firm.

  • The Practice - Of Thee I Sing (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Of Thee I Sing

    The firm discovers that District Attorney Kenneth Walsh may have intentionally suppressed evidence in Lindsay's trial; Jamie's case may be more than she can handle.

  • The Practice - Convictions (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:


    Rebecca argues Lindsay's appeal before the Supreme Judicial Court; Jimmy defends a woman accused of kidnapping.

  • The Practice - Privilege (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:


    Eugene makes a plea to appeal Lindsay's sentence; a woman who says she kidnapped her daughter 16 years earlier asks Jimmy to tell the girl's birth mother.

  • The Practice - The Verdict (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:

    The Verdict

    A turbulent murder trial climaxes with a startling verdict that could alter the lives of several members of the firm.

  • The Practice - This Pud's for You (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    This Pud's for You

    The partners rally around the case of a fragile client; Rebecca represents a man accused of kidnapping and murder.

  • The Practice - Evil-Doers (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:


    Lindsay becomes hysterical with fear after paranoid-schizophrenic Lawrence "Hannibal Lecter" O'Malley is not found guilty.

  • The Practice - Eat and Run (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Eat and Run

    A schizophrenic client (Christopher Shyer) believes that he is the fictional, flesh-eating killer Hannibal Lecter and that Linsday is Clarice Starling.

  • The Practice - The Return of Joey Heric (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    The Return of Joey Heric

    Murderer Joey Heric (John Larroquette) returns; a drug-addicted prostitute (Tracy Middendorf) says she was beaten and raped by a customer.

  • The Practice - Fire Proof (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Fire Proof

    Jimmy refuses to believe a good friend is guilty of charges of arson, insurance fraud and murder; a high-school student working in the office has a crush on Lucy and will not leave her alone.

  • The Practice - Manifest Necessity (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Manifest Necessity

    Helen's boss shows unusual interest in her latest case; Lindsay unintentionally helps a client get arrested.

  • The Practice - M. Premie Unplugged (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    M. Premie Unplugged

    Eugene and Rebecca face off with Helen Gamble on a case involving a father accused of child abuse; Mitchell Wheeler (Scott Cohen) makes an offer to Ellenor.

  • The Practice - Man and Superman (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Man and Superman

    A woman seeks legal counsel for her husband, a schizophrenic who hurt someone while in hospital care.

  • The Practice - Judge Knot (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Judge Knot

    Helen and Bobby are pressured into teaming up with the FBI on a sting operation targeted at a popular judge (guest star Bruce McGill) suspected of accepting bribes.

  • The Practice - Pro Se (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Pro Se

    Judge Mantz orders Ellenor to assist a defendant who wants to act as his own attorney; Bobby reels from an assault.

  • The Practice - The Test (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    The Test

    Influenced by a client, Bobby makes decision that could be premature; Lindsay urges Helen Gamble to order DNA tests on a client serving time for rape.

  • The Practice - Eyewitness (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:


    A minister (Tim Guinee) has a secret that could save a man from a death sentence; Ellenor's friend (Scott Cohen) makes an indecent proposal.

  • The Practice - Inter Arma Silent Leges (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Inter Arma Silent Leges

    Rebecca learns a difficult truth when she tries to find out why her doctor's Arab husband is detained by federal agents without any explanation.

  • The Practice - Dangerous Liaisons (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Dangerous Liaisons

    Bobby fears his protective feelings for a female client (Gabrielle Anwar) may threaten his objectivity; Lucy helps an elderly rape-victim get an apology from her attacker.

  • The Practice - Suffer the Little Children (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Suffer the Little Children

    Lowe promises a woman that he will find the person responsible for killing her son in a drive-by shooting.

  • The Practice - Honor Code (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Honor Code

    Jimmy and Eugene clash during a case involving an insurance company's settlement with a young accident victim.

  • The Practice - Vanished (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:


    The Baldwins receive astonishing news that their son -- kidnapped as a child and presumed dead -- is alive.

  • The Practice - Vanished (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:


    A couple wants to file a civil suit against the man they believe is responsible for the kidnapping of their son 18 years earlier.

  • The Practice - Liar's Poker (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Liar's Poker

    Jimmy defends a bookie (Jeffrey Tambor) being sued by his wife for financial fraud; Lindsay believes a teenage girl has been falsely accused of attempted murder.

  • The Practice - Killing Time (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Killing Time

    Ellenor fights to exonerate Sen. Ellison (Dylan Baker); Rebecca meets the United States' leading death-penalty attorney (Ron Silver).

  • The Practice - The Candidate (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    The Candidate

    Maintaining her client's innocence is a struggle for Ellenor when he and his family keep changing their stories.

  • The Practice - Public Servants (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Public Servants

    Bobby (Dylan McDermott) and the team question their roles as defense attorneys after tragedy strikes a colleague.

  • The Practice - Poor Richard's Almanac (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Poor Richard's Almanac

    A malicious, well-connected drug dealer threatens Bobby, Ellenor, Helen and Richard (Dylan McDermott, Camryn Manheim, Lara Flynn Boyle, Jason Kravits).

  • The Practice - The Case of Harland Bassett (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    The Case of Harland Bassett

    Inept attorney Harland Bassett (Ernie Sabella) enlists Eugene and Jimmy's help against a drug manufacturer.

  • The Practice - Home of the Brave (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Home of the Brave

    Lindsay discovers unsettling information from Richard Bay; Harland Bassett once again seeks assistance from Eugene for a jury trial.

  • The Practice - The Confession (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    The Confession

    Helen (Lara Flynn Boyle) tries to coerce a confession from an alleged carjacker (guest star Jeff Cahill) who is being represented by Jimmy (Michael Badalucco).

  • The Practice - What Child Is This? (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    What Child Is This?

    Bobby and Jimmy use a notorious strategy to save a client accused of the rape/murder of his stepdaughter.

  • The Practice - Gideon's Crossover (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Gideon's Crossover

    Dr. Ben Gideon treats Ellenor for a prenatal condition that threatens the health of her unborn child; Helen struggles to keep an 11-year-old rape victim from having to testify.

  • The Practice - Awakenings (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:


    Ellenor's friend and sperm donor is having second thoughts about his role in raising their child; Helen faces the decision of allowing an 11 year-old rape victim to testify.

  • The Practice - The Day After (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    The Day After

    On the basis of religious beliefs, Rebecca's mother refuses to allow a blood transfusion that could save her daughter's life.

  • The Practice - The Thin Line (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    The Thin Line

    Bobby takes the stand in his own defense during the trial for the murder of serial killer William Hinks; Lucy volunteers for the Rape Crisis Center.

  • The Practice - Payback (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:


    The firm must defend Bobby after he is charged with conspiracy in the murder of William Hinks; Rebecca senses foul play in the death of a friend's husband.

  • The Practice - An Early Frost (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    An Early Frost

    Lindsay fears she may be the next victim of convicted serial killer William Hinks; Scott Wallace's murder trial abruptly begins and ends.

  • The Practice - Friends and Ex-Lovers (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Friends and Ex-Lovers

    Hinks continues to harass Lindsay despite a restraining order; Bobby blames himself for not getting Wallace professional help; Helen makes a life or death decision.

  • The Practice - The Deal (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    The Deal

    William Hinks, who was acquitted of murder, harasses Lindsay; Scott Wallace breaks down with tragic results.

  • The Practice - Mr. Hinks Goes to Town (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Mr. Hinks Goes to Town

    William Hinks pleads guilty to several murders, but his psychologist believes he is delusional and wants attention.

  • The Practice - Brothers' Keepers (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Brothers' Keepers

    Bobby defends a Pakistani man living in the United States who is accused of commissioning his brother to murder his cheating wife.

  • The Practice - Show and Tell (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Show and Tell

    The retrial of Scott Wallace, Bobby's friend who was previously convicted of murdering his wife, begins.

  • The Practice - We Hold These Truths ... (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    We Hold These Truths ...

    Bobby works overtime to prepare for Scott Wallace's trial; Jimmy is chastised for speaking his mind to a judge.

  • The Practice - Appeal and Denial (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Appeal and Denial

    A plaintiff recants a solid accusation, which surprises everyone, while Lucy prompts the revelation of a different surprise.

  • The Practice - Officers of the Court (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Officers of the Court

    Ellenor files a complaint against a federal judge who she feels blackmailed her; Jimmy makes a deal with the district attorney to help a client.

  • The Practice - Germ Warfare (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Germ Warfare

    Bobby looks everywhere for new evidence that may overturn the guilty verdict against Scott Wallace (Bruce Davison).

  • The Practice - Summary Judgments (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Summary Judgments

    Bobby defends a close friend (Bruce Davison) accused of murdering his wife; a couple claims its children developed neurological defects from exposure to a toxic chemical.

  • The Practice - Life Sentence (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Life Sentence

    Lindsay Dole and Bobby Donnell marry; Ellenor defends a tragedy-torn deaf woman (Marlee Matlin) against Richard Bay, who needs a conviction to save his job.

  • The Practice - Honorable Man (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Honorable Man

    Eugene is court-appointed to defend a client accused of rape and murder; Jimmy defends a friend sued by a former employee who has AIDS.

  • The Practice - Liberty Bells (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Liberty Bells

    Ellenor makes a last argument for Stuart Donovan after shocking new evidence is revealed; Bobby and Lindsay battle over wedding plans.

  • The Practice - 'Till Death Do Us Part (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    'Till Death Do Us Part

    Ellenor leads Eugene and Lucy in an effort to allow a new DNA test that may keep Stuart Donovan from death row; Rebecca helps an elderly couple.

  • The Practice - Death Penalties (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Death Penalties

    Bobby and Helen clash in court over a case where a man shoots his terminally ill wife; Ellenor goes to Philadelphia to save a death row inmate.

  • The Practice - Black Widows (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Black Widows

    Bobby and Eugene defend a woman accused of murdering her husband; Helen uses questionable tactics to get a confession from a teen accused of infanticide.

  • The Practice - Settling (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:


    An ex-convict (Donnie Wahlberg) threatens violent revenge against Bobby; Lindsay and Helen inspect wedding invitations with the help of a stationer (Rosie O'Donnell).

  • The Practice - Race Ipsa Loquitor (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Race Ipsa Loquitor

    Jimmy and Richard strike a deal that could destroy them; Eugene and Rebecca represent a client in a malpractice case.

  • The Practice - Checkmates (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:


    Helen faces the possibility of losing a case to Bobby and Eugene; Ellenor defends a man accused of murder who she believes is mentally incompetent.

  • The Practice - Hammerhead Sharks (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Hammerhead Sharks

    The trial of an accused murderer begins with the lawyers intently questioning witnesses in an effort to create doubt.

  • The Practice - New Evidence (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    New Evidence

    Bobby, Jimmy, Ellenor and Lucy assist Lindsay in her defense of a man accused of murdering a woman he met over the Internet.

  • The Practice - Blowing Smoke (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Blowing Smoke

    Lindsay takes on another tobacco company; Rebecca discovers that a childhood friend accused of murder has a dark side.

  • The Practice - Day in Court (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Day in Court

    Bobby and Eugene's defense of a drug dealer accused of murder results in the personal ruin of a witness and an eruption of violence in the courtroom.

  • The Practice - Bay of Pigs (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Bay of Pigs

    Jimmy aids a former flame who sells her ova over the Internet; Ellenor cross-examines a witness who is in hospital with heart failure.

  • The Practice - Committed (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:


    Lindsay must represent a notorious serial killer who is petitioning for release from a psychiatric hospital.

  • The Practice - Victimless Crimes (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Victimless Crimes

    Jimmy defends a rape victim accused of killing her assailant; Lucy thinks she has been victimized by her dentist, whom Bobby defends.

  • The Practice - Marooned (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:


    Rebecca defends a client accused of murdering her mother; Lindsay and Bobby debate over a wedding dress.

  • The Practice - Oz (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:


    The murder trial of Raymond Oz (James Whitmore) begins with the defendant serving as his own counsel. With Dylan McDermott.

  • The Practice - Legacy (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:


    Bobby helps an attorney who accuses his wife of trying to commandeer his assets and having an extramarital affair.

  • The Practice - Loser's Keepers (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Loser's Keepers

    Threatening notes found in the office indicate that Lindsay's attacker may be gearing up to strike again.

  • The Practice - Boston Confidential (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Boston Confidential

    Jimmy begs Dr. Henry Olson to reveal the truth about how a patient was murdered; Helen may lose a case to Bobby because of a technicality.

  • The Practice - Free Dental (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Free Dental

    Bobby and Jimmy defend a dentist accused of murdering a patient in his office; George Vogelman comes back into Ellenor's life.

  • The Practice - Happily Ever After (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Happily Ever After

    Members of the firm and Helen Gamble make shocking discoveries in their search for one partner's brutal attacker.

  • The Practice - Do Unto Others (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Do Unto Others

    Eugene takes the case of a rabbi accused of raping a woman with whom he has been secretly having an affair.

  • The Practice - Infected (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:


    Helen searches for a way to make someone pay for the death of Gordon Armbrust's wife; a man seeks counsel when his wife mysteriously dies after routine surgery.

  • The Practice - Home Invasions (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Home Invasions

    Lucy needs Bobby's help when she finds herself exposed on the Internet; Helen hunts for the truth behind a father and son's involvement in a woman's murder.

  • The Practice - Closet Justice (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Closet Justice

    The firm questions the justice system when the lawyers find out a policeman's error could set a murderer free.

  • The Practice - Crossfire (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:


    Eugene fights for custody of his son, with Bobby as his attorney; Helen suspects an accused car-jacker is innocent; guest Donna Hanover.

  • The Practice - Target Practice (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Target Practice

    Eugene's ex-wife blames the influence of his career when their son is caught in possession of drugs; Jimmy goes after a gun manufacturer for a teen's death.

  • The Practice - End Games (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    End Games

    New evidence in the reopened Vogelman case implicates Ellenor; Judge Kittleson seeks Bobby's legal counsel.

  • The Practice - Lawyers, Reporters and Cockroaches (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Lawyers, Reporters and Cockroaches

    Ellenor's dissatisfaction with her colleagues continues to grow; Bobby defends a restaurateur charged with health-code violations; Helen prosecutes a cat killer.

  • The Practice - Of Human Bondage (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Of Human Bondage

    Bobby defends a prostitute accused of murder; Ellenor defends an addict in need of a break; Rebecca handles a divorce case.

  • The Practice - Judge and Jury (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Judge and Jury

    Helen Gamble addresses the issue of physician-assisted suicide; Judge Kittleson is enamored with Bobby.

  • The Practice - A Day in the Life (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    A Day in the Life

    Bobby and Eugene uncover the truth about a murdered infant; Helen plans a day of relaxation for her and Lindsay.

  • The Practice - Split Decisions (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Split Decisions

    Hostilities flare in the firm when Ellenor has the opportunity to catch a big-money corporate client.

  • The Practice - Love and Honor (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Love and Honor

    At trial, Berluti leads the firm's defense against Tommy Silva (Tony Danza); Lucy wants everyone to celebrate the season.

  • The Practice - State of Mind (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    State of Mind

    Bobby selects the lawyer for first chair against Tommy Silva; an accused baby-killer hears her verdict.

  • The Practice - Swearing In (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Swearing In

    Tommy Silva (Tony Danza) begins to build a case against Bobby's firm; Bobby defends a woman accused of a vicious crime; Rebecca questions her career choice.

  • The Practice - Trench Work (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Trench Work

    Lindsay makes a last ditch effort to save Anderson Pearson; guest Tony Danza.

  • The Practice - One of Those Days (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    One of Those Days

    The trial of accused murderer George Vogelman reaches a conclusion. With Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams and Camryn Manheim.

  • The Practice - The Battlefield (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The Battlefield

    Lindsay appeals the Pearson case; Ellenor searches for evidence to save an accused murderer and decapitator; Jimmy defends an accused bigot.

  • The Practice - The Defenders (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Defenders

    The jury delivers the Anderson Pearson murder-trial verdict; evidence mounts against the doctor who found his one-night-stand's head in his medical bag.

  • The Practice - Body Count (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Body Count

    Evidence mounts against Lindsay's former law professor; Rebecca may represent a man with an unusual hobby; Ellenor defends a client with a giant headache.

  • The Practice - Reasons to Believe (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Reasons to Believe

    Lindsay tries to help her former law professor (Edward Hermann); Rebecca defends her first client in court; a new receptionist (Marla Sokoloff) reports for work.

  • The Practice - Passing Go (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Passing Go

    An anxiously anticipated letter reveals how Rebecca has been spending her time after work; Bobby seeks approval from his father (Charles Durning).

  • The Practice - Rhyme and Reason (Season 2 Episode 28)
    Season 2 Episode 28:

    Rhyme and Reason

    Bobby defends a 13-year-old who murdered his mother, and Helen asks the judge to try the boy as an adult.

  • The Practice - Duty Bound (Season 2 Episode 27)
    Season 2 Episode 27:

    Duty Bound

    Jimmy is shot when he gets close to finding the killer of a teenager whose body was found in the office of his family priest.

  • The Practice - Axe Murderer (Season 2 Episode 26)
    Season 2 Episode 26:

    Axe Murderer

    Bobby's firm helps lawyers Ally McBeal and Billy Thomas (Calista Flockhart, Gil Bellows) prepare a defense for a client accused of murder.

  • The Practice - Food Chains (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    Food Chains

    Ellenor fights to save a chimpanzee from deadly medical testing; Helen, Jimmy and Rebecca try to expose an insurance-fraud ring; some staff become partners.

  • The Practice - Trees in the Forest (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    Trees in the Forest

    Lindsay causes an uproar when she demands to be made a partner, then surprises Bobby with a personal confession.

  • The Practice - Checkmate (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:


    Helen Gamble knows she must look beyond the evidence if she is to outsmart Joey Heric (John Larroquette) and send him to jail.

  • The Practice - Another Day (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Another Day

    Helen prosecutes Bobby's flamboyant client (John Larroquette), who decides to defend himself on murder charges.

  • The Practice - In Deep (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    In Deep

    A defense attorney questions Rebecca's reliability as a murder witness; Ellenor defends a political pawn.

  • The Practice - Cloudy With a Chance of Membranes (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Cloudy With a Chance of Membranes

    Bobby and the whole firm use all their resources to prevent Helen Gamble from putting a suspected murderer, Dr. Jeffrey Winslow, in prison for life.

  • The Practice - The Trial (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    The Trial

    Bobby and Helen skid into relationship problems when they oppose each other in a high-profile murder case involving a surgeon accused of murdering his mistress.

  • The Practice - Ties That Bind (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Ties That Bind

    Ellenor and Lindsay defend a porn star accused of killing her husband; Helen learns about one of Bobby's ex-lovers.

  • The Practice - Burden of Proof (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Burden of Proof

    Berluti prepares for the trial of his life, hoping to prove high-voltage power lines gave his clients cancer.

  • The Practice - Truth and Consequences (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Truth and Consequences

    After Rebecca identifies a killer, she gets death threats from his brother; Lindsay helps with the electric-company case.

  • The Practice - Line of Duty (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Line of Duty

    Bobby overhears Helen Gamble's plans for a police raid on his drug-dealing client; Berluti takes a case against an electric company.

  • The Practice - The Pursuit of Dignity (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Pursuit of Dignity

    Bobby tries to help an ex-girlfriend arrested for prostitution; Ellenor and Rebecca fight to keep a girl with Tourette's syndrome in school.

  • The Practice - The Civil Right (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Civil Right

    Berluti learns his mother is a lesbian, and she wants to wed another woman; Eugene and Ellenor defend a repeat-offender rapist.

  • The Practice - Race With the Devil (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Race With the Devil

    A priest faces murder charges after a parishioner dies during an exorcism; malpractice suit; Berluti tapes a commercial.

  • The Practice - Hide and Seek (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Hide and Seek

    Bobby's mentor (James Whitmore), who suffers from memory lapses, asks him to second-chair a high-profile case.

  • The Practice - Spirit of America (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Spirit of America

    A documentary crew captures Bobby and the firm as they try to prevent the execution of a convicted murderer.

  • The Practice - Save the Mule (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Save the Mule

    Lindsay refuses to represent drug runners when a client nearly dies during a bust; Jimmy helps a cancer-stricken community; Bobby ends a secret romance.

  • The Practice - The Means (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Means

    Against Eugene's advice, Bobby brings the issue of race into a case against a man accused of manslaughter during a riot.

  • The Practice - Search and Seizure (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Search and Seizure

    Helen Gamble makes a pass at Bobby; Lindsay puts another drug dealer back on the street; a man wants his wife to have a Caesarean section.

  • The Practice - Sex, Lies and Monkeys (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Sex, Lies and Monkeys

    Chris Kelton drugs Lindsay; rebuffed, a podiatrist sues Ellenor for emotional distress; Berluti represents a man fired because of his looks.

  • The Practice - First Degree (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    First Degree

    Bobby partners with his former lover in a murder case; Eugene defends a police officer who believes the job has turned him into a racist.

  • The Practice - Dog Bite (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Dog Bite

    A juror may jeopardize Ellenor and Lindsay's defense of Kenny the pimp; Berluti goes after a huge settlement for a little girl bitten by a dog.

  • The Practice - The Blessing (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Blessing

    Bobby and the assistant district attorney face off over an assisted suicide; Eugene helps Lindsay defend an aged bookie.

  • The Practice - Betrayal (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    Bobby and Ellenor must handle a pathological liar (John Larroquette) involved in a deadly, homosexual love-triangle.

  • The Practice - Reasonable Doubts (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Reasonable Doubts

    Bobby's colleagues question his judgment when he falls for his client, accused of killing her neighbor.

  • The Practice - EPISODE: 5 (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 5

    Bobby concludes the trial against Gerald Braun; Eugene represents a 19-year-old accused of raping his 14-year-old girlfriend.

  • The Practice - EPISODE: 4 (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 4

    Bobby squares off with District Attorney Silverman in the Braun murder case; Eugene represents an accused mugger; Ellenor meets her phone friend.

  • The Practice - EPISODE: 3 (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 3

    The Martin murder case has a startling conclusion; Lindsay delivers a brilliant opening in the case against the tobacco company.

  • The Practice - EPISODE: 2 (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 2

    Bobby prepares for a brutal killer's civil trial; Lindsay continues to battle her former professor and the tobacco industry; the firm gets another lawyer.

  • The Practice - EPISODE: 1 (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 1

    Eugene represents a woman seeking a restraining order against her violent, estranged husband; Bobby accepts a loan for the firm from an old friend.

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


    A 17-year-old is tried for drug possession; Lindsay (Kelli Williams) goes up against her former professor. With Dylan McDermott.