DENNY CRANE LEARNS HIS NAME IS ON THE FEDERAL NO-FLY LIST,
AND SHIRLEY SCHMIDT AND VANESSA WALKER DEFEND A THIRD-GRADE
TEACHER AFTER HER STUDENT HAS A FATAL ALLERGIC REACTION
TO PEANUTS, ON ABC�S �BOSTON LEGAL�
�Nuts� � Denny Crane, dismayed to learn his name is on the federal No-Fly List, asks for Alan Shore�s help in taking on Homeland Security. Shirley Schmidt and Vanessa Walker (Nia Long) defend a third-grade teacher charged with wrongful death after her student has a fatal allergic reaction in class. Meanwhile, the cross-dressing Clarence adopts yet another persona, on �Boston Legal,� TUESDAY, JANUARY 16 (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 Nia Long as Vanessa Walker, Meredith Eaton-Gilden as Bethany Horowitz, Kim Evey a Helen Choi, Sian Heder as Rachel Beckett, Matt Kaminsky as Mike Beckett, Anna Gunn as Attorney Susan Bixby, Lou Beatty, Jr. as Judge Kolodny, John Marshall Jones as Adam Murch, Wolf Muser as Linwood Winchell, Zach Grenier as U.S. Attorney Randolph and Debra Mooney as Judge Patrice Webb.
�Nuts� was written by Andrew Kreisberg & Janet Leahy & David E. Kelley and directed by Adam Arkin.
�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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