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"A Greater Good"
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#9 in series (101 episodes)
Season One
Episode 9
Episode Overall 9
Production number 1AJQ10
Air Date December 12, 2004
Written by Peter Ocko
Directed by Arlene Sanford
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Alan and Denny are responsible for defending a pharmaceutical company in a tort action by a woman who was taken her off an experimental pill (what she believed to be SV113) which could have healed her diabetes. They wrestle with a damaging secret about their best witness, a pharmacologist working for the drug company. In a different thread, Tara uses deception to elicit information which would probably help her and Lori to win their case, but at the risk of their case and careers.





Guest starring[]

  • Gina Ravera as Dr. Amanda Gerard
  • Thomas Kopache as Judge Dale Wallace
  • Ben Parrillo as Andrew Forbes
  • Elizabeth Sampson as Marybeth Hewitt
  • Steve Tom as Martin Jeffries
  • Ben Bode as Atty. Greg Montero
  • Nicole Bilderback as Secretary
  • Rene Auberjonois as Paul Lewiston


  • Billy Kane as Guy with Bomb
  • Patrick O'Connor as Irwin Middleman
  • Anthony S. Johnson as Judge
  • Derrick McMillon as Security Guard