BRAD CHASE, ARRESTED FOR IMPERSONATING AN FBI OFFICER AND FOR ASSAULT,
PUSHES FOR AN IMMEDIATE TRIAL, AND ALAN SHORE ASKS THE FIRM�S QUIRKY BUT
BRILLIANT FINANCIAL GENIUS TO BAIL HIS SECRETARY OUT OF CREDIT CARD DEBT,
ON ABC�S �BOSTON LEGAL�
�Legal Deficits� � Brad Chase pushes for an immediate trial after he is arrested for impersonating an FBI officer and assaulting a priest during the rescue of a kidnapped child. Shirley Schmidt is worried about how this case may reflect on the firm and is reluctant to consent to Brad�s request for the erratically-behaving Denny Crane to be the lead attorney. Meanwhile, Alan Shore tries to bail out his secretary, Melissa (Marisa Coughlan), who is in serious credit card debt, and seeks the assistance of the firm�s quirky but brilliant bank and finance genius, �Hands� Espenson (Christian Clemenson), on �Boston Legal,� TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13 (10:00-11:00 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 Marisa Coughlan as Melissa Hughes, Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson, Christopher Rich as Attorney Melvin Palmer, Henry Gibson as Judge Clark Brown, Currie Graham as A.D.A. Frank Ginsberg, Richard Fancy as Father Michael Ryan, Juan Garcia as Detective Perry Vale, Dianna Miranda as Helena Perez, Aramis Knight as Tito Perez, Nakia Burrise as Liz, Lilee Anderson as hooker, Steven Shaw as foreman, Zylan Brooks as clerk and Mark Edward Smith as bailiff.
�Legal Deficits� was written by David E. Kelley & Lawrence Broch and directed by Mike Listo.
��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.
This program carries a TV-14,D,L parental guideline.