SHIRLEY TAKES ON THE CASE OF A MAN TRYING TO MAINTAIN LEGAL OWNERSHIP
OF OWN HIS BLOOD AFTER BEING SPONTANEOUSLY CURED OF HIV, AND ALAN
DEFENDS A SEXY JUDGE ON DRUG CHARGES -- WHILE FENDING OFF DENNY,
WHO IS SMITTEN BY HER HONOR � ON ABC'S "BOSTON LEGAL"
"Tea and Sympathy" � Shirley Schmidt takes on the case of a man who was spontaneously cured of HIV and is trying to maintain legal ownership of his blood. Meanwhile, when ex-flame Judge Weldon calls on Alan Shore to defend her in a drug case, Alan finds himself having to fend off Denny Crane � who is smitten with the sexy judge. Also, Clarence Bell goes up against Jerry Espenson when a girl is kicked out of a sorority for being socially awkward, and Brad Chase's desire to have a military wedding doesn't go over well with Denise Bauer, on "Boston Legal," TUESDAY, MAY 1 (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, Constance Zimmer as Claire Simms and Gary Anthony Williams as Clarence/Clarice Bell, with Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt and William Shatner as Denny Crane.
Guest starring are Gail O'Grady as Judge Gloria Weldon, Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson, Joey Slotnick as Simon Griffin, Shelley Berman as Judge Robert Sanders, Currie Graham as A.D.A. Frank Ginsberg, Lou Beatty, Jr. as Judge Gordon Kolodny, Victor McCay as Dr. Malcolm Freemont, April Grace as Attorney Regina Williams, Emily Nelson as Marcie Cooper and Katherine LaNasa as Pat Ontario.
"Tea and Sympathy" was written by Brooke Roberts & Sanford Golden & Karen Wyscarver and directed by Jeff Bleckner.
"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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