SHIRLEY SCHMIDT DEFENDS MISSY TIGGS, WHO STOLE AND
IMPREGNATED HERSELF WITH A MAN'S SPERM, WHILE ALAN SHORE
DEFENDS THE MAN WHOSE SEED WAS HEISTED, ON ABC'S "BOSTON LEGAL"
"Roe v. Wade, The Musical" � Shirley Schmidt defends Missy Tiggs � who, after being dumped by her husband, stole a man's semen and artificially impregnated herself. Shirley finds herself going up against Alan Shore when he's hired to represent the man whose seed was heisted. Meanwhile, Jerry Espenson defends ex-girlfriend Leigh � a fellow Asperger's syndrome sufferer and objectophile � when she loses her teaching position for hugging a student, on "Boston Legal," TUESDAY, JANUARY 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Boston Legal" stars James Spader as Alan Shore, John Larroquette as Carl Sack, Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson, Gary Anthony Williams as Clarence/Clarice Bell, Tara Summers as Katie Lloyd, Saffron Burrows as Lorraine Weller, Taraji P. Henson as Whitney Rome, with Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt and William Shatner as Denny Crane.
Guest starring are Mary Gross as Leigh Swift, Meredith Patterson as Missy Tiggs, Jere Burns as Attorney Joe Isaacs, Ron Canada as Judge Willard Reese, Elizabeth Dennehy as Samantha Taylor, Tom Kemp as Oliver Atkins, Roma Maffia as Judge Victoria Peyton and Aaron D. Spears as Terrence Maxwell
The teleplay for "Roe v. Wade, The Musical" was by David E. Kelley & Susan Dickes, and the story by David E. Kelley & Susan Dickes & Jill Goldsmith. Steve Robin directed.
"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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