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Close to Home 

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Close to Home is a legal drama that tears away the facade of suburbia to reveal that sometimes quiet and tranquil streets can hide the darkest of crimes. Annabeth Chase is a young, ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Jennifer Finnigan ...  Annabeth Chase 43 episodes, 2005-2007
Kimberly Elise ...  Maureen Scofield 43 episodes, 2005-2007
David James Elliott ...  James Conlon 22 episodes, 2006-2007
John Carroll Lynch ...  Steve Sharpe 21 episodes, 2005-2006
Cress Williams ...  Ed Williams 20 episodes, 2006-2007
Jon Seda ...  Ray Blackwell 20 episodes, 2006-2007
Christian Kane ...  Jack Chase 20 episodes, 2005-2006
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Close to Home is a legal drama that tears away the facade of suburbia to reveal that sometimes quiet and tranquil streets can hide the darkest of crimes. Annabeth Chase is a young, aggressive prosecutor with a perfect conviction record who tries the cases that come out of her own neighborhood. Returning to work after having her first child, Annabeth is ready to take on the most difficult cases, fueled by her passion to protect her community and her family. Challenging Annabeth's legal strategies is her new boss, Maureen Scofield, a no-nonsense lawyer not afraid to push her hard. Leading the team is Steve Sharpe, who is one of Annabeth's biggest supporters but is concerned about how her cases will play in the media. Annabeth's husband, Jack, is devoted to their family and is a rock for her to lean on when the challenges of her job start to infringe on their home life. Written by SoMeONe

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USA

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English

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4 October 2005 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Okay premise; poor delivery
22 January 2006 | by musicninaSee all my reviews

I keep waiting for this show to turn into something worthwhile. It has a fine cast, fairly decent plot ideas, and deals with popular subject matter -- but continues to have no character development, plot holes large enough to drive a Mac truck through, and dialogue that falls flat. Since somebody went to the trouble to move it into a slightly more promising time slot (sure, Friday nights stink -- but not as badly as opposite Law and Order: SVU when you're going for the same audience!), I sure hope they go to the trouble to find some decent writers. It might also behoove them to get some legal advice. There is generally at least one large legal error in each script -- unforgivable, when dealing with an audience that considers itself fairly sophisticated.

This show is designed for a classic CBS audience, the same audience that watched Murder She Wrote and Cold Case. Unfortunately, it will have to improve greatly to maintain that audience.


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