ALAN SHORE COMES TO THE AID OF JERRY ESPENSON, WHOSE CLIENT
IS ACCUSED OF MURDERING HER EX-GIRLFRIEND, AN ECCENTRIC CLIENT TAKES
A PECULIAR INTEREST IN SHIRLEY SCHMIDT, AND DENNY CRANE AWAITS
PATERNITY TEST RESULTS, ON ABC�S �BOSTON LEGAL�
Constance Zimmer, Who Portrays the Sharp-Tongued Claire Simms, Joins the Show as a Cast Regular
Guest Stars Include Delta Burke
�Lincoln,� Part 1 � Alan Shore comes to the aid of Jerry �Hands� Espenson, whose troubled client stands accused of murdering her ex-girlfriend. Meanwhile, the eccentric Lincoln Meyer (David Dean Botrell) resurfaces at the firm, taking a peculiar interest in Shirley Schmidt, and Denny Crane and Bella Horowitz (Delta Burke), the mother of his diminutive girlfriend, Bethany (Meredith Eaton-Gilden), anxiously await paternity test results to determine whether he is Bethany�s father, on �Boston Legal,� SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26 (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 and Craig Bierko as Jeffrey Coho, Constance Zimmer as Claire Simms, with Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt and William Shatner as Denny Crane.
Guest starring are Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson, Laura Leighton as Erica Dolenz, Delta Burke as Bella Horowitz, Meredith Eaton-Gilden as Bethany Horowitz, Missi Pyle as Renee Winger, David Dean Botrell as Lincoln Meyer, Michael Ensign as Judge Paul Resnick, Patrick Breen as A.D.A. Otto Beedle, John Thaddeus as Detective John Stephens, Jim Ortlieb as Dr. George Murrow, Cameron Daddo as Sean Wilkes, Ellen Bry as Attorney Shelby Morris, Nigel Gibbs as Detective Wade Spindle and Jill Brennan as Gracie Jane.
�Lincoln,� Part 1 was written by David E. Kelley and directed by Steve Robin.
�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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