Boston Legal

Boston Legal

  • Seasons:
  • 5
This final season includes appearances from previous seasons's guest stars, Rene Auberjonois (M*A*S*H), Betty White (Golden Girls) and Julie Bowen (Ed), as well as new clients including William Daniels (St. Elsewhere), Roma Maffia (Disclosure), James Rebhorn (Law and Order), Jane Lynch (Best In Show), Brenda Strong (Desperate Housewives), Ming-Na (ER) and Cheri Oteri (Saturday Night Live).
This final season includes appearances from previous seasons's guest stars, Rene Auberjonois (M*A*S*H), Betty White (Golden Girls) and Julie Bowen (Ed), as well as new clients including William Daniels (St. Elsewhere), Roma Maffia (Disclosure), James Rebhorn (Law and Order), Jane Lynch (Best In Show), Brenda Strong (Desperate Housewives), Ming-Na (ER) and Cheri Oteri (Saturday Night Live).

Season 5 (13 episodes)

  • 1. Smoke Signals

    Original air date: 09/22/2008 Runtime: 43:45 min.

    Original air date: 09/22/2008 Runtime: 43:45 min. Alan Shore tackles a big tobacco company and discovers that the defense attorney is an old flame, and Denny Crane's frustrating lack of performance issues are getting him down.

  • 2. Guardians and Gatekeepers

    Original air date: 09/29/2008 Runtime: 43:46 min.

    Original air date: 09/29/2008 Runtime: 43:46 min. Alan Shore sues a major pharmaceutical company for deceptive advertising after Denny Crane's unintended misuse of an arsenal of prescription drugs almost kills him.

  • 3. Dances with Wolves

    Original air date: 10/06/2008 Runtime: 42:52 min.

    Original air date: 10/06/2008 Runtime: 42:52 min. Denny Crane is arrested yet again, this time for carrying a concealed weapon with which he shot a man who was trying to mug him and Jerry Espenson, and Alan Shore tries to help a sex surrogate - with whom he shares a past - gain joint custody of her daughter.

  • 4. True Love

    Original air date: 10/13/2008 Runtime: 43:47 min.

    Original air date: 10/13/2008 Runtime: 43:47 min. Alan Shore is called upon by ex-flame Phoebe Prentice to prove her husband's innocence in the murder of a nurse. But deep down, Alan's unrequited love for Phoebe makes him hope that her husband is guilty so that they can rekindle their relationship.

  • 5. The Bad Seed

    Original air date: 10/20/2008 Runtime: 43:04 min.

    Original air date: 10/20/2008 Runtime: 43:04 min. Alan Shore and Shirley Schmidt take the armed forces to court for malpractice, and Jerry Espenson's sister needs his help in learning the identity of the father of her son - who was conceived via anonymous donor.

  • 6. Happy Trails

    Original air date: 10/27/2008 Runtime: 42:48 min.

    Original air date: 10/27/2008 Runtime: 42:48 min. Alan Shore and Denny Crane saddle up at a dude ranch but find themselves at odds with their fellow horse enthusiasts and in court, and Shirley Schmidt defends the murderous Catherine Piper after she accidentally blows up her doctor.

  • 7. Mad Cows

    Original air date: 11/03/2008 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 11/03/2008 Runtime: 42:35 min. Alan Shore and Denny Crane take on the USDA when cattle rancher Carol Hober isn't permitted to test all of her cows for mad cow disease, and Jerry Espenson is up for partner at the firm.

  • 8. Roe

    Original air date: 11/10/2008 Runtime: 43:32 min.

    Original air date: 11/10/2008 Runtime: 43:32 min. Jerry Espenson is charged with aggravated assault after a run-in with a bully, and Alan Shore and Shirley Schmidt try to help an underaged pregnant teen.

  • 9. Kill, Baby, Kill!

    Original air date: 11/17/2008 Runtime: 43:32 min.

    Original air date: 11/17/2008 Runtime: 43:32 min. Denny Crane and Carl Sack travel to Virginia to defend a corrections officer for shooting a death row inmate when the execution went awry, and Alan Shore and Shirley Schmidt represent Martha Headly when she's fired for voting for John McCain.

  • 10. Thanksgiving

    Original air date: 11/24/2008 Runtime: 43:43 min.

    Original air date: 11/24/2008 Runtime: 43:43 min. Shirley Schmidt's intimate Thanksgiving feast with Carl Sack turns into a dysfunctional family affair when unstable law partner Edwin Poole, along with most of the staff of Crane Poole & Schmidt, join them.

  • 11. Juiced

    Original air date: 12/01/2008 Runtime: 43:36 min.

    Original air date: 12/01/2008 Runtime: 43:36 min. Denny Crane is given a disturbing prognosis about the progression of his Alzheimer's disease, which leads Alan Shore to ask the court to let his friend have access to a non-FDA approved drug that could slow down his deteriorating state, and the murderous Catherine Piper returns.

  • 12. Made in China

    Original air date: 12/08/2008 Runtime: 43:10 min.

    Original air date: 12/08/2008 Runtime: 43:10 min. "Boston Legal" ends its five-season run in a two-hour finale that finds Crane Poole & Schmidt in dire financial straits - possibly forcing the firm to find a buyer. and Alan Shore heads to the Supreme Court to persuade them to let Denny Crane have access to a non-FDA approved drug that could slow down his rapidly progressing Alzheimer's. Meanwhile, Shirley Schmidt and Carl Sack plan their wedding, and Denny poses an important question to Alan.

  • 13. Last Call

    Original air date: 12/08/2008 Runtime: 42:51 min.

    Original air date: 12/08/2008 Runtime: 42:51 min. "Boston Legal" ends its five-season run in a two-hour finale that finds Crane Poole & Schmidt in dire financial straits - possibly forcing the firm to find a buyer. And Alan Shore heads to the Supreme Court to persuade them to let Denny Crane have access to a non-FDA approved drug that could slow down his rapidly progressing Alzheimer's. Meanwhile, Shirley Schmidt and Carl Sack plan their wedding, and Denny poses an important question to Alan.