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Roe vs Wade: The Musical 

A man whose sperm was used without his knowledge to impregnate a woman tries to get the court to force her to have an abortion, and Alan and Shirley are opposing counsel. Jerry defends Leigh after she is fired for hugging a student.

Director:

Steve Robin

Writers:

David E. Kelley (created by), David E. Kelley (story) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
James Spader ... Alan Shore
John Larroquette ... Carl Sack
Christian Clemenson ... Jerry Espenson
Gary Anthony Williams ... Clarence Bell (credit only)
Tara Summers ... Katie Lloyd
Saffron Burrows ... Lorraine Weller
Taraji P. Henson ... Whitney Rome (credit only)
Candice Bergen ... Shirley Schmidt
William Shatner ... Denny Crane
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jere Burns ... Attorney Joe Isaacs
Ron Canada ... Judge Willard Reese
Elizabeth Dennehy ... Samantha Taylor
Mary Gross ... Leigh Swift
Tom Kemp ... Oliver Atkins
Roma Maffia ... Judge Victoria Peyton
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Storyline

Jerry is employed by his former girlfriend in a lawsuit where she was fired from her teaching job over a zero tolerance policy for physical contact after consoling a student with a hug, while it's "the boys against the girls" when Shirley's ex-husband's ex-wife shows up impregnated by a man who had no idea what she was up to...while he's asked Alan to defend him. Written by Moviedude1

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2008 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The title refers to the Supreme Court decision in Roe vs. Wade to allow women the right to make a choice in their pregnancy. See more »

Goofs

Shirley and Katie constantly refer to the case 'Roe v Wade', saying 'v' as it is written. Real lawyers always substitute 'v' for 'and' when orally referring to a case, and would be chided if they did not. See more »

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