ALAN SHORE TAKES ON THE CASE OF TEENAGED WHITE SUPREMACIST
SINGING SENSATIONS, A WOMAN WANTS TO SUE GOD AFTER HE HUSBAND
IS STRUCK BY LIGHTNING, DENNY CRANE HELPS A WOMAN WHOSE ANOREXIC
DAUGHTER IS SEEKING EMANCIPATION, AND EVERYONE GATHERS FOR
THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY, ON ABC�S �BOSTON LEGAL�
�The Nutcrackers� � Alan Shore takes the case of a mother desperate to retain custody of her pre-teen daughters -- who turn out to be white supremacist singing sensations. Meanwhile, Brad Chase, Jeffrey Coho and Denise Bauer represent a woman who wants to sue God after her husband is struck by lightning, Denny Crane helps a woman whose anorexic daughter is seeking emancipation, and Shirley Schmidt makes a bet with Shore that is revealed at the office Christmas party, on �Boston Legal,� TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5 (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, Craig Bierko as Jeffrey Coho and Constance Zimmer as Claire Simms, with Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt and William Shatner as Denny Crane.
Guest starring are Delta Burke as Bella Horowitz, Meredith Eaton-Gilden as Bethany Horowitz, Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson, Gary Anthony Williams as Clarence/Clarice Bell, Marissa Coughlan as Melissa Hughes, Loretta Devine as Annabelle Carruthers, Kathleen Wilhoite as Sophia Wilson, Jessy Schram as Claire Wilson, Christine Dunford as Attorney Shelley Ford, Mary Boucher as Judge Rose Olsheim, Butch Hammett as George Tanner, Annie Wersching as Ellen Tanner, Gennelle Dedek as Katey Tanner, Alanna Dedek as Lauren Tanner, Michelle Forbes as Juliette Monroe, Tina Morasco as Annette Shaw and Clyde Kusatsu as Judge Matsumura.
�The Nutcrackers� was written by Phoef Sutton & Sanford Golden & Karen Wyscarver & David E. Kelley and directed by John Terlesky.
�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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