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LA Law: Stars Look Back at Show’s Legacy

LA LawTo mark the release of the first season of LA Law on DVD, the LA Times talked to some of the stars of the landmark legal series — Harry Hamlin (handsome attorney Michael Kuzak), Corbin Bernsen (vain divorce lawyer Arnie Becker), Jill Eikenberry (idealistic attorney Ann Kelsey), Jimmy Smits (passionate lawyer Victor Sifuentes), and Alan Rachins (obnoxious firm partner Douglas Brackman Jr.).

The show ran for eight seasons and 172 episodes on NBC, from 1986 until 1994. While the ratings had dropped quite a bit before the end, the series finale drew 22 million viewers on May 19, 1994.

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L.A. Law

An ensemble legal drama that revolves around the fictional Los Angeles law firm of McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney and Kuzak. The law firm takes on a wide variety of high-profile and profitable cases but, occasionally takes on pro-bono work -- much to the frustration of anal-retentive senior partner Douglas Brackman, Jr. (Alan Rachins). The other senior partners are paternal Leland McKenzie (Richard A. Dysart) and handsome Michael Kuzak (Harry Hamlin). Chaney was found dead in the pilot episode -- a typical start to a series episode.

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