The Defenders

Boston LegalSpecials

in Boston Legal (3×18), “Son of the Defender”, the producers used footage from a 1957 “Studio One” two part drama, “The Defenders” (9×20 and 9×21), featuring William Shatner.

This is the complete, original episode:

A young criminal attorney and his firm-owning father defend a 19 year-old on trial for a murder that he swears he did not commit. Personal conflicts arise with the attorney and his father while the prosecution puts on a dramatic and convincing argument of guilt.


First Aired On:
Dec 31st, 1969
Guest Stars
Steve McQueen, William Shatner
Reginald Rose
Robert Mulligan


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