Ally McBeal

Angels and Blimps

Season 2, Ep 13, Aired 2/8/99
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  • Episode Description
  • The lawyers are shocked to discover Ling has been keeping a secret. Ally visits Dr. Butters at the hospital one day and sees he's treating a terminally ill little boy. The little boy, Eric Stall, sees Ally in the doorway and finds out that she is a lawyer. He asks if he can retain her services because he wants to sue God. Ally tries to tell him it's not possible, but Ling, who was at the hospital at the same time, overhears and tells the boy not to listen to Ally.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Calista Flockhart

    Ally McBeal

  • Courtney Thorne-Smith

    Georgia Thomas

  • Greg Germann

    Richard Fish

  • Lisa Nicole Carson

    Renée Raddick

  • Jane Krakowski

    Elaine Vassal

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • It's my favorite Ally McBeal episode and the saddest one in the entire show.

    By martooo_m, Mar 07, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Ally: You are a lawyer. Ling: But I don't practice. Practice causes wrinkles, look at you.

    • Ally: Maybe... Anyway, my mother knew that I'd figure out that He wasn't a blimp. So she changed the story a little and she told me that God had men make the blimp to remind people that He was out there watching. Cause that's all blimps do, they just look down. And still, to this day, I wonder a little. Maybe God had men make blimps, to remind people that he was up there. Eric: I've never seen a blimp. Except on TV. Ally: Well, God probably communicates with different people in different ways, and maybe he sent a blimp to me, but for you... Well, maybe the Red Sox will win the World Series this year, just to remind you that he's up there, looking...

    • Ling: (Bumps into a man in a wheelchair) Ow ! Watch where you're going, it's bad enough you people get all the parking spots! Ally: Her first impressions aren't good but they're usually lasting.

    • (In hospital) Ally: Ling! What are you doing here? Ling: Oh, a friend of mine, I sent her flowers, but she died, so I came to take them back.

    Notes (2)

    • Featured Music: "The Rainbow Connection" by Vonda Shepard "Going the Distance" by Conti "This Old Heart of Mine" by the Isley Brothers "Vincent" by Vonda Shepard

    • Dedicated to the memory of John G. Heath, Jr. He was actually show's construction coordinator. He died of cancer.

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    • stanleythal Dec 12, 2013

      Noy only my favorite Ally episode but my favorite TV show of all time.