DUE TO FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES, CRANE POOLE & SCHMIDT MAY BE FORCED TO SELL,
ALAN SHORE HEADS TO THE SUPREME COURT TO GET DENNY CRANE ACCESS TO
A NON-FDA APPROVED DRUG THAT MAY SLOW DOWN HIS ALZHEIMER'S,
AND SHIRLEY SCHMIDT AND CARL SACK PLAN THEIR WEDDING,
ON THE SERIES FINALE OF ABC'S "BOSTON LEGAL"
Rene Auberjonois Guest Stars as Paul Lewiston
"Made in China"/"Last Call" � "Boston Legal" ends its five-season run in a two-hour finale that finds Crane Poole & Schmidt in dire financial straits � possibly forcing the firm to find a buyer. And Alan Shore heads to the Supreme Court to persuade them to let Denny Crane have access to a non-FDA approved drug that could slow down his rapidly progressing Alzheimer's. Meanwhile, Shirley Schmidt and Carl Sack plan their wedding, and Denny poses an important question to Alan, on the series finale of "Boston Legal," MONDAY, DECEMBER 8 (9:00-11:00 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, Tara Summers as Katie Lloyd, with Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt and William Shatner as Denny Crane.
Guest starring in "Made in China" are Rene Auberjonois as Paul Lewiston, Chuck McCann as Judge Byron Fudd, Bess Armstrong as Penelope Kimball, John Thaddeus as Detective John Stephenson, Ming Lo as Hyung Lee, Raymond Ma as Zhu Chang, Jim Jansen as Marshall Kennedy, Steven Anderson as Seymore and Pamela Dunlap as Adams.
Guest starring in "Last Call" are Rene Auberjonois as Paul Lewiston, Kimberly Williams-Paisley as Attorney Elisa Brooks, Jim Turner as Father Joseph Martin, Michael Holden as Rabbi Saul Levine, Roma Maffia as Judge Victoria Peyton, Chris McGarry as Attorney Mark Pinnard, Marianne Muellerleile as Evelyn, John Posey as Chief Justice Roberts, Vito D'Ambrosio as Justice Samuel Alito, Jack Shearer as Justice Antonin Scalia, Ming Lo as Hyung Lee and Raymond Ma as Zhu Chang.
"Made in China" is from a teleplay by David E. Kelley, with the story by David E. Kelley & Susan Dickes & Lauren MacKenzie. Bill D'Elia directed. "Last Call" is from a teleplay by David E. Kelley, with the story by David E. Kelley & Susan Dickes. Bill D'Elia directed.
"Boston Legal" was created by David E. Kelley. Kelley, Bill D'Elia, Mike Listo and Lawrence Broch are executive producers. The series, which premiered October 3, 2004, is produced by David E. Kelley Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television. It's broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.