THE LAW FIRM TAKES ON A CASE TO DEFEND A WEALTHY CEO WITH TERMINAL
CANCER WHO USED HIS INFLUENCE TO HIS ADVANTAGE IN A PROMISING
ANTI-CANCER DRUG TEST; AND DENNY CRANE BECOMES ENAMORED OF A
WOMAN ON THE HUNT FOR HER NEXT HUSBAND, ON ABC�S �BOSTON LEGAL�
Emmy Award Winner Michael J. Fox (�Spin City,� �Family Ties�) Portrays the
Wealthy CEO, Daniel Post, and Award-Winning Actress Joanna Cassidy (�Six Feet Under�)
Guest Stars as Beverly Bridge, Denny Crane�s Love Interest
�The Cancer Man Can� � The law firm represents Daniel Post (Michael J. Fox), a CEO battling terminal lung cancer who used his status with a pharmaceutical company to ensure that he receive the non-placebo in a promising anti-cancer drug test. Now, another participant in the test study is suing him. During one of Post�s visits to Crane, Poole & Schmidt, the charismatic man meets and becomes romantically involved with the firm�s Denise Bauer. Meanwhile, Denny Crane is attracted to Beverly Bridge (Joanna Cassidy), a fifty-year-old attractive predator trolling for a husband amongst her high-net-worth peers. And Alan Shore advocates on behalf of �Hands� (Christian Clemenson), a fellow quirky employee in his quest for partnership at Crane, Poole & Schmidt, on �Boston Legal,� TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 1/10/06)
Editors note: This program replaces �THE ONE: MAKING A MUSIC STAR -- Episode 103� which now will air from 8:30-10:00 p.m., ET.
�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 Michael J. Fox as Daniel Post, Joanna Cassidy as Beverly Bridge, Christian Clemenson as Jerry �Hands� Espenson, Marissa Coughlan as Melissa Hughes, Larry Cedar as Robert Hopper, Mary Boucher as Judge Rose Olsheim, Erica Gimpel as Attorney Samantha Fried, Art Chudabala as Peter Clark, Eric Payne as Mark Halpern and S. E. Perry as MC.
�The Cancer Man Can� was written by Janet Leahy & Michael Reisz and directed by Lou Antonio.
�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.