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Court of No Appeal

by Shack May 25, 2002
L.A. Law: The Movie

Anyway, a hostess approaches Michael and tells him that Stuart is here to see him. Stuart and Michael greet each other warmly. In a booth, Stuart explains the new information that a witness lied about seeing the murder. Michael is skeptical and points out that all of Hutchinson's appeals have been lost and there's "nothing left" to do. Stuart explains that Hutchinson still needs representation. If there's nothing left, what's to represent? Michael backstories to us why he's not a lawyer anymore: he successfully defended some guy on a rape charge. After he was freed, the guy went on to rape and murder a little girl. Man, Michael wouldn't have lasted a day over at The Practice. Stuart begs Michael at least to look at the files and consider talking to the prostitute.

Cut to a prison interviewing room. Albert Hutchinson is led in: it's the informer formerly known as X on The X-Files. I miss those days. Those were good episodes. Miss Rude and Michael are there waiting for him. He hugs his daughter and shakes Michael's hand. Michael tells them he hasn't practiced law in years, and offers to find them a good lawyer. They beg Michael to take the case because he's the only one who believed Albert was innocent. Will Michael take the case or go back to his restaurant and eat free sushi? Oh, the suspense.

Commercials, finally. I swear it feels like it's been an hour already. We return to see Michael driving around the hooker district in his red convertible. He eventually stops for some skank in a red belly-baring top and denim mini-skirt. This is Belinda. She hops in Michael's car and asks him how he wants to party. Michael is shocked that she doesn't recognize him. It's because of the bristled, angry porcupine hairstyle he's got going, I think. Michael explains that he's Albert's lawyer. He asks her whether she lied on the witness stand. She denies it. They argue about it. She tries to get out, but he won't let her. She lets slip that there were other eyewitnesses, which comes as a surprise to Michael, because Belinda was the only witness to testify. She backtracks and insists there were no witnesses, and finally gets the door open to stomp off.

McKenzie, Brackman. Stuart comes into Ann's offices to explain to her that Yosh used the check-signing clearance they gave him to clean out their accounts. These people are lawyers? Did Ann get a lobotomy during the ten-year gap that they haven't mentioned? Ann rolls and flutters her eyes, but her eyebrows move not one millimeter. She is insistent that Yosh didn't know he was overspending, and is going to feel bad when he finds out. Did these two ever have a plot during the entirety of this show's run that wasn't incredibly boring? Because I can't remember one.

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Court of No Appeal

by Shack May 25, 2002
L.A. Law: The Movie Anyway, a hostess approaches Michael and tells him that Stuart is here to see him. Stuart and Michael greet each other warmly. In a booth, Stuart explains the new information that a witness lied about seeing the murder. Michael is skeptical and points out that all of Hutchinson's appeals have been lost and there's "nothing left" to do. Stuart explains that Hutchinson still needs representation. If there's nothing left, what's to represent? Michael backstories to us why he's not a lawyer anymore: he successfully defended some guy on a rape charge. After he was freed, the guy went on to rape and murder a little girl. Man, Michael wouldn't have lasted a day over at The Practice. Stuart begs Michael at least to look at the files and consider talking to the prostitute. Cut to a prison interviewing room. Albert Hutchinson is led in: it's the informer formerly known as X on The X-Files. I miss those days. Those were good episodes. Miss Rude and Michael are there waiting for him. He hugs his daughter and shakes Michael's hand. Michael tells them he hasn't practiced law in years, and offers to find them a good lawyer. They beg Michael to take the case because he's the only one who believed Albert was innocent. Will Michael take the case or go back to his restaurant and eat free sushi? Oh, the suspense. Commercials, finally. I swear it feels like it's been an hour already. We return to see Michael driving around the hooker district in his red convertible. He eventually stops for some skank in a red belly-baring top and denim mini-skirt. This is Belinda. She hops in Michael's car and asks him how he wants to party. Michael is shocked that she doesn't recognize him. It's because of the bristled, angry porcupine hairstyle he's got going, I think. Michael explains that he's Albert's lawyer. He asks her whether she lied on the witness stand. She denies it. They argue about it. She tries to get out, but he won't let her. She lets slip that there were other eyewitnesses, which comes as a surprise to Michael, because Belinda was the only witness to testify. She backtracks and insists there were no witnesses, and finally gets the door open to stomp off. McKenzie, Brackman. Stuart comes into Ann's offices to explain to her that Yosh used the check-signing clearance they gave him to clean out their accounts. These people are lawyers? Did Ann get a lobotomy during the ten-year gap that they haven't mentioned? Ann rolls and flutters her eyes, but her eyebrows move not one millimeter. She is insistent that Yosh didn't know he was overspending, and is going to feel bad when he finds out. Did these two ever have a plot during the entirety of this show's run that wasn't incredibly boring? Because I can't remember one.

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