Boston Legal: Season 2


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 27

The Black Widow

Alan Shore and Brad Chase represent Kelly Nolan who is on trial for poisoning her husband. Meanwhile, Tara Wilson second-chairs for Shirley Schmidt and is shocked to find that…

2 Oct 04


The Kelly Nolan trial continues, but Alan, Denny and Brad run fear the worst when Kelly’s cold demeanor begins to turn off the jury. Meanwhile, Garrett and Sara are enli…

3 Oct 11

Finding Nimmo

Denny takes Alan to Nimmo Bay, British Columbia, Canada, to help him get over his breakup with Tara. Catherine confesses to Bernard’s murder. Sara and Garrett take extrem…

4 Oct 18

A Whiff and a Prayer

Denny’s strong conservative values are put to the test when the firm represents a Democratic congressman who refused to keep a promise to his supporters. Alan tries to fo…

5 Oct 25

Men to Boys

Denise finds herself in a difficult position when an auto-injury case she neglected for three years comes up for trial and she is unprepared. While Garrett researches, he meet…

6 Nov 01

Witches of Mass Destruction

The firm takes on two milestone cases. First, Shirley and Denise represent Christian and Wiccan parents who are outraged by a public school’s Halloween celebrations, but…

7 Nov 08

Truly, Madly, Deeply

Denny is called to defend a man who raped and killed a 13-year-old girl, but decides he’d rather go to jail than spend his days defending murderers. Meanwhile, Alan must…

8 Nov 15

The Ass Fat Jungle

Denise finds herself wanting to sue her own client when Boston’s most celebrated plastic surgeon is under fire for unorthodox techniques. Shirley takes on a difficult ca…

9 Dec 06


When the FBI’s hands are tied with red tape, Brad helps Denise go undercover as a rogue agent in order to find a missing boy who is close to her…

10 Dec 13

Legal Deficits

After kidnapping a witness and physically assaulting a priest, Brad is put on trial and enlists the help of Denny and Shirley to bail him out.

Meanwhile, Alan’s…

11 Jan 10

The Cancer Man Can

Paul recruits Denise to help him defend a cancer patient who used his wealth to guarantee he would not get a placebo during a drug study.

Meanwhile, Alan goes too far…

12 Jan 17

Helping Hands

Alan finds himself all alone against the firm when he decides to defend Jerry Espenson from charges of attempted murder, torture and terrorist threats.

Denise and Dani…

13 Jan 24

Too Much Information

Alan and Denise take on the case of a young girl whose father killed her mother after finding the mother’s whereabouts through her HMO’s w…

14 Feb 07

Breast in Show

After meeting Irma for a date, Alan finds himself defending her when she is charged with a sex crime by protesting topless.

Meanwhile, Denise finds it difficult to rem…

15 Feb 14


Alan’s friendly demeanor quickly turns into anger when a prestigious private school turns away a child prodigy because she lacks the face muscles to smile.


16 Feb 21

Live Big

Alan and Denny defend a man charged with murder after he euthanized his wife with Alzheimers.

Meanwhile, long-lost family members return when Shirley’s ex-husban…

17 Feb 28

There's Fire!

Shirley, Paul and Brad batten down the hatches as Bev files for divorce hours after her marriage to Denny, and demands half of his assets.

Alan helps defend an old fri…

18 Mar 07

Shock and Owww!

Shirley covertly asks Alan for help when nude photographs of her surface for auction.

Paul sends Brad in undercover when he suspects his daughter is once again using d…

19 Mar 14

Stick It

Alan once again goes to bat for Melissa, this time with much less confidence, who is in serious trouble with the IRS.

Meanwhile, Paul and Bra…

20 Mar 21

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Shirley defends a long-time client who doesn’t want his Victorian erotica collection lost in his divorce, but she is shocked when Ivan is opposing council.


21 Mar 28

Word Salad Day

After beginning to speak gibberish in court, Alan turns to Denny for help in curing his new, debilitating condition.

Meanwhile, Paul and Brad defend a video game compa…

22 Apr 18

Ivan The Incorrigible

Alan decides to help Jerry with his first big attempted-murder case, but has to take drastic action when Jerry’s courtroom outbursts jeopardize the case.


23 Apr 25

Race Ipsa

When Denny shoots his therapist in self-defense, the senior partners, fed up with his rogue behavior, begin to enact plans to remove him from the firm.

Meanwhile, Alan…

24 May 02

Deep End of the Poole

Name partner Edwin Poole returns from a mental institution to Crane, Poole and Schmidt, ready to jump back in, but Shirley has reservations when he decides to sue a candy compa…

25 May 09

Squid Pro Quo

Denny once again goes head-to-head with his non-son, Donny, when he shows up in his new role as a Lawyers Without Borders representative. But Alan finds it difficult to suppor…

26 May 16

Spring Fever

Shirley once again helps Professor Cabot, whose research into human sexual behavior gets him into trouble when he’s caught with a prostitute. Marlene and Denise continue…

27 May 16

BL: Los Angeles

While in LA, Alan takes on the case of TV star Courtney Rae, who is arrested after shooting a photographer who she mistakes for a stalker. But Denny and Barry make life diffic…

About Boston Legal

Alan Shore (James Spader) and Denny Crane (William Shatner) lead a phalanx of pricey litigators in a Boston law firm in this series that examines the professional and personal lives of brilliant (and often emotionally stunted) attorneys. For perspective, Brad Chase (Mark Valley) joins the firm to keep an eye on loose-cannon senior partner Crane. Monica Potter, Rhona Mitra and Rene Auberjonois co-star.