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A Whiff and a Prayer 

Denny helps defending a congressman, who didn't keep his campaign promises. Alan defends Catherine Piper for murdering Bernard. Sara is given an ultimatum by the priest she and Garrett blackmailed.

Director:

Bill D'Elia

Writers:

David E. Kelley (created by), David E. Kelley | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Spader ... Alan Shore
Julie Bowen ... Denise Bauer
Mark Valley ... Brad Chase
Rene Auberjonois ... Paul Lewiston
Justin Mentell ... Garrett Wells
Ryan Michelle Bathe ... Sara Holt
Candice Bergen ... Shirley Schmidt
William Shatner ... Denny Crane
Betty White ... Catherine Piper
Kurt Fuller ... Reverend Donald Diddum
H. Richard Greene ... Judge Harry Hingham
William Russ ... A.D.A. Christopher Palmer
Ryan Cutrona ... Congressman Raymond Jacobs
John Thaddeus ... Detective John Stephenson
Lisa Kaminir ... D.A. Valerie Murrow
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Storyline

Denny helps defending a congressman, who didn't keep his campaign promises. Alan defends Catherine Piper for murdering Bernard. Sara is given an ultimatum by the priest she and Garrett blackmailed.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2005 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The music (whistled) that closes out this episode is the theme from The Andy Griffith Show (1960). The connection being that that show opened with Andy Taylor (Griffith) and his son Opie (Ron Howard) walking toward their fishing hole. See more »

Goofs

While Alan is standing in front of the jury giving his closing the camera cuts back to Catherine at the defense table and he is sitting next to her. See more »

Quotes

Denny Crane: When God strips you of your talent, he should at least have the decency to strip away the memory of having had it.
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Connections

References Wing and a Prayer (1944) See more »

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The Cuckoo's Nest!
28 April 2019 | by rmayfield1See all my reviews

You've heard of the Cuckoo's Nest? Meet the Cuckoos who work there! Denny Crane! Lol!


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