Harry's Law

Season 2 Episode 9

Head Games

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Aired Monday 10:00 PM Nov 30, 2011 on NBC
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Head Games
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Episode Summary

Harry and Adam represent parents whose son died after being concussed in a high school football game. Harry presents expert evidence examining the dangers of football-related injuries, especially to children and teenagers.

Meanwhile, Tommy represents a single mother who, after being foreclosed on by her bank, stole $60,000 from a teller at gunpoint to support her three children and pay her bills. With Cassie's help, they used an obscure defense and put the government's actions in the economic meltdown on trial.

At the office, Adam is upset by Oliie's attentions to Chunhua and orders her to not spend time with him.

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    6.5
    While I don't think the overall improvement from Season 1 to Season 2 has been wise, this episode did do something right and that is mainly focusing on the cases we had. The few moments in the office with Adam and Ollie's powerplay was dumb though.

    While the cases were interesting, come on, this takes insanity to a new level with suing the sport of football. At least they had Tommy lose in his equally insane defense attempt.

    Solid episode, but wacky cases throughout.moreless
Karen Olivo

Karen Olivo

Cassie Reynolds

Christopher McDonald

Christopher McDonald

Thomas "Tommy" Jefferson

Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates

Harriett "Harry" Korn

Nathan Corddry

Nathan Corddry

Adam Branch

Mark Valley

Mark Valley

Oliver Richard

Dan Lauria

Dan Lauria

Judge Raymond Gillot

Guest Star

Omar Metwally

Omar Metwally

Hayden Kildaire

Guest Star

Clare Carey

Clare Carey

Susan Duggan

Guest Star

Irene Keng

Irene Keng

Chunhua Lao

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  • QUOTES (1)

    • Tommy: (arriving at the office) OK, it's think thank time. I need everyone in the conference room ASAP.
      Harry: Whoa.
      Tommy: Harry, I have a crisis. Kim Mendelsohn won't budge on my bank robbery, not even by a little. I need to come up with something creative and I need it fast. (looks at Cassie) You, smart one – give me something.
      Adam: What about necessity?
      Oliver: It would apply if she had no other choice, but holding up a bank? I doubt it.
      Adam: Self help?
      Oliver: Works for civil, not criminal.
      Adam: Jury nulls.
      Tommy: Smart one, come on. What have you got?
      Cassie: Well...
      Tommy: I like it.
      Cassie: You said that she lost all of her money in the mortgage crisis.
      Tommy: She did, yeah. Keep going. What?
      Cassie: There's a theory, it's out there but it's used in drug cases.
      Tommy: Perfect. We'll go with that one.
      Cassie: I haven't told you what it is.
      Tommy: Doesn't matter. I've got nothing else. What is it?
      Cassie: It's called – don't laugh – outrageous government conduct defense.
      Harry: Come again?
      Cassie: Basically you argue that the government's conduct is so outrageous that it violates fundamental principles of fairness to prosecute the defendant.
      Tommy: This is real?
      Cassie: It's an affirmative defense. You have to plead it but, yes, it's real. It's used in drug cases, usually police stings that have gone awry.
      Tommy: Outrageous government conduct.
      Cassie: You could that the government played a role in the whole mortgage meltdown, which lead to your client's desperation, which lead...
      Tommy: Can I borrow her? Please?

  • NOTES (1)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: November 30, 2011 on Global
      United Kingdom: March 12, 2012 on Universal Channel/Universal Channel HD

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