The Paper Chase (1978–1986)

TV Series   |    |  Drama

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The trials of a group of law students under the tutelage of a strict professor.

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  • Glynn Turman in The Paper Chase (1978)
  • John Devlin and Jonathan Segal in The Paper Chase (1978)
  • Glynn Turman in The Paper Chase (1978)
  • Susan Howard in The Paper Chase (1978)
  • James Stephens and Francine Tacker in The Paper Chase (1978)
  • Jonathan Segal in The Paper Chase (1978)

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4 June 2006 | MartinHafer
| fantastic but forgotten
This show was a spin-off from the earlier movie starring Timothy Bottoms and John Houseman. This time, instead of Bottoms, the series stars James Stephens and Houseman returns in his role as the incredibly brilliant but scary Professor Kingsfield. The show concerns the growth and experiences of a Mr. Hart in law school and his fellow students.

Originally, the show aired on CBS but was very short-lived. Then, a few years later, Showtime began making more episodes. In both cases, the quality was very high and the show was never dull, but somehow the show has been forgotten and is not available on DVD or video. Should this ever occur, pop my an message so I can buy it ASAP. This show was a real gem and deserves to be remembered and enjoyed.

UPDATE--Season 1 and 2 have been released! Hallelujah!

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