L.A. Law (1986–1994)

TV Series   |  TV-PG   |    |  Drama

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The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm.

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  • Jimmy Smits in L.A. Law (1986)
  • Diana Muldaur in L.A. Law (1986)
  • Susan Dey in L.A. Law (1986)
  • Susan Ruttan in L.A. Law (1986)
  • Susan Dey and Diana Muldaur in L.A. Law (1986)
  • Michele Greene in L.A. Law (1986)

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Steven Bochco, Terry Louise Fisher

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1 September 2013 | SnoopyStyle
| iconic 80s series
It's the L.A. law firm of McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney and Kuzak. In the pilot opening, divorce lawyer Arnie Becker (Corbin Bernsen) and his secretary Roxanne Melman (Susan Ruttan) find senior partner Norman Chaney dead in his office. Leland McKenzie (Richard Dysart) and Douglas Brackman, Jr. (Alan Rachins) are the other senior partners. Michael Kuzak (Harry Hamlin) is the rising star partner. They and the other various characters over the years deal with court as well as life.

Steven Bochco created one of the most popular series of the '80s. It's a legal drama about a law firm in L.A. It featured some great actors who created some iconic characters. On top of that, they had great chemistry. Their interactions is half of the fun. It made a mythical sexual position an actual thing. Now that's popularity. With such a great large cast, a few defections do happen. And that is one of the reason for this show's demise. By 1992, some of the cast starts to disappear. At that point during its initial run, I lost interest. This show relies on its characters and it lost too many of them. This award winning show had 8 seasons and a movie.

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