Damages (2007–2012)
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The Next One's Gonna Go in Your Throat 

Tom and Ellen continue with their plan to get information on the Tobin family's Ponzi scheme from Leonard Winstone even though Patty has inexplicably told them to stop. It all starts to go ... See full summary »


Todd A. Kessler


Todd A. Kessler (creator), Glenn Kessler (creator) | 4 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Glenn Close ... Patty Hewes
Rose Byrne ... Ellen Parsons
Tate Donovan ... Tom Shayes
Campbell Scott ... Joe Tobin
Martin Short ... Leonard Winstone
Ted Danson ... Arthur Frobisher
Lily Tomlin ... Marilyn Tobin
Zeljko Ivanek ... Ray Fiske
Keith Carradine ... Julian Decker
Timothy Olyphant ... Wes Krulik
Dominic Chianese ... Stuart Zedeck
Len Cariou ... Louis Tobin
Ben Shenkman ... Curtis Gates
Zachary Booth ... Michael Hewes
Bill Raymond ... Albert Wiggins


Tom and Ellen continue with their plan to get information on the Tobin family's Ponzi scheme from Leonard Winstone even though Patty has inexplicably told them to stop. It all starts to go wrong when Stuart Zedeck learns that someone impersonated him and withdrew money from the charity's account. He sends his henchman to find out what is going on which leads to a confrontation with Tom. Marilyn Tobin meanwhile goes to Patty and agrees to confess to knowing about the Ponzi scheme and to murder if only they will leave her son Joe alone. Patty makes her views on that point quite clear. Patty is surprised when she runs into her son Michael's pregnant girlfriend. She let's Patty know in no uncertain terms that she has no intention of leaving town and that she and Michael are very much enjoying the money Patty gave her. Patty gets her revenge. Ellen's old boyfriend tells her who was responsible for the death of her fiancé David. Written by garykmcd

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19 April 2010 (USA) See more »

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Final appearance of Timothy Olyphant as Wes Krulik. His performance on "Damages" impressed FX President John Landgraf, who suggested him to play Raylan Givens in Justified (2010). See more »


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Nobody Tells Me What to Do
14 April 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

I'm not including any spoilers here. I will only say that just about everything comes to a head in this final episode of the third season. Patti is the consummate paragon of damaged goods. She is, however, one of those people who never compromises when she feels she is right. That said, she is about as cruel as one can get. When her son's love interest reneges on her agreement, we know this is not going to end well. The Tobins continue their efforts to maintain a themselves. The problem is that Patty has found ways to increase their in-fighting. Joe is a dangerous man, betraying everyone because he felt he was the injured party. So many secrets; so much deception. Frobisher also makes some serious mistakes. It will be interesting to see the next set of episodes. Patty made a horrible decision when she was young. Ellen is moving toward her future with some heavy questions. And, of course, we already knew Tom was dead.

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