DENNY CRANE GOES TO EXTREMES TO GET OFF A PRO BONO CASE,
ALAN SHORE�S CHILDHOOD FEAR OF CLOWNS HAUNTS HIM IN COURT,
AND SHIRLEY SCHMIDT IS TAKEN ABACK WHEN SHE LEARNS HOW
A CLIENT CHEATED ON HIS WIFE, ON ABC�S �BOSTON LEGAL�
�Truly, Madly, Deeply� -- Denny Crane is appalled that he should have to do pro bono work for a non-repentant man who raped and killed a 13-year-old girl, so he goes to extremes to get off the case � an effort that lands him in jail. Meanwhile, Alan Shore and Brad Chase defend a TV station that has fired Zozo the Clown (Joel McKinnon Miller) for talking to his young viewers about environmental issues. During the trial, Brad is surprised to learn that Alan�s childhood fear of clowns prevents him from addressing Zozo in court. And, when a long-time client comes to Shirley Schmidt to stop his wife�s action to annul their 23-year marriage, Schmidt is taken aback when she learns how the man cheated on his wife, on �Boston Legal,� TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
Boston Legal� stars James Spader as Alan Shore, Julie Bowen as Denise Bauer, Mark Valley as Brad Chase, Rene Auberjonois as Paul Lewiston, Justin Mentell as Garrett Wells and Ryan Michelle Bathe as Sara Holt, with Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt and William Shatner as Denny Crane.
Guest starring are Anthony Heald as Judge Harvey Cooper, Michael McKean as Dwight Biddle, Susan Ruttan as Jeanie Biddle, Lisa Banes as Attorney Kimberly Mellon, Henry Gibson as Judge Clark Brown, Marisa Coughlan as Melissa Hughes, Austin Tichenor as Marshall Stepcoe, Joel McKinnon Miller as Peter Berrin (Zozo the Clown), Pat Skipper as Attorney Michael Roper, Francesa P. Roberts as Judge Jamie Atkinson, Jon Sklaroff as Ronald Jessel, Marc Vann as District Attorney Scott Berger, Laura Henry as clerk, Pam Trotter as Jan and Angela Chee as reporter.
�Truly, Madly, Deeply� was written by David E. Kelley and directed by Stephen Cragg.
�Boston Legal� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.
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