Murder One (1995 - 1997)


Murder One

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Series Info

Steven Bochco's provocative courtroom thriller began as a seasonlong investigation of one L.A. murder case. The series was originally intended by ABC to compete with NBC's `ER,' and it should have been a big success: Exceptional acting and taut, gripping scripts won it critical accolades (but alas, not many viewers). When `Murder One' returned for its second year, the number of storylines increased from one to three and Anthony LaPaglia replaced Daniel Benzali as lead defense lawyer.

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Seasons

90%
Critics Consensus: Expertly written and beautifully constructed, Steven Bochco's intriguing crime drama returns with an all-new set of killer storylines.

1996, ABC, 18 episodes

93%
Critics Consensus: From noted writer and producer Steven Bochco, Murder One is a well-crafted crime drama that pushes the envelope with its phenomenal writing, exceptional casting, and striking visuals.

1995, ABC, 23 episodes

Cast

Daniel Benzali
as Ted Hoffman
Jason Gedrick
as Neil Avedon
Stanley Tucci
as Richard Cross
Patricia Clarkson
as Annie Hoffman
Michael Hayden
as Chris Docknovich
J.C. MacKenzie
as Arnold Spivak
Mary McCormack
as Justine Appleton
Grace Phillips
as Lisa Gillespie
Barbara Bosson
as Miriam Grasso
Dylan Baker
as Arthur Polson
Kevin Tighe
as David Blalock
Gregory Itzin
as Roger Garfield
John Fleck
as Louis Heinsbergen
Vanessa A. Williams
as Lila Marquette
D.B. Woodside
as Aaron Mosley
Missy Crider
as Sharon Rooney
Ralph Waite
as Malcolm Dietrich
Clayton Rohner
as Vince Biggio
Rick Worthy
as Rickey Latrell
Pruitt Taylor Vince
as Clifford Banks
Eileen Heckart
as Frances Wyler
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Sep 19, 1995
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Steven Bochco, Charles H. Eglee, William M. Finkelstein, Charles Eglee
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