The Bold Ones: The Lawyers - Season 1

NBC (ended 1972)




Episode Guide

  • The Shattered Image
    Ted Hollister is charged with the murder of the ward of a rich guardian and Walt Nichols agrees to defend him.
  • Point Of Honor
    Point Of Honor
    Episode 7
    Brian gets himself involved in a murder case and now privileged communication between a lawyer and his client have become a key issue.
  • Trial Of A Mafioso
    Trial Of A Mafioso
    Episode 6
    The lawyers represent an incarcerated former mobster who has provided key testimony against other mob bosses while in prison and is ultimately exonerated after an eventful retrial. Although their client has arranged for a helicopter to take him out of the country upon release, the lawyers are given the dangerous task of transporting him from the courthouse to the remote location where the pickup will take place.moreless
  • Shriek Of Silence
    Shriek Of Silence
    Episode 5
    The lawyers represent a front-running gubernatorial candidate who is being framed for the murder of a female campaign worker by his former campaign chairman, a man forced to resign because the candidate found out he was a homosexual. His defense becomes a lot more complicated when he is witnessed moving the body out of his apartment and into a park as part of an ill-conceived plan to avoid being linked to the crime.moreless
  • Rockford Riddle
    Rockford Riddle
    Episode 4
    Walter volunteers to represent a mentally ill homeless man who has just admitted to murdering a peer, on the condition that the man divulge the facts of a previous murder that Walter represented him for several years earlier, in which the man admitted to murdering his wife's rival when his wife was on trial for the murder, only to recant his guilt immediately after she was acquitted.moreless
  • The Crowd Pleaser
    The Crowd Pleaser
    Episode 3
    The lawyers are shocked when their client, a cocky real estate agent accused of murdering a prostitute, gleefully admits to the crime during a private party celebrating his acquittal. When another man is subsequently convicted of the crime and faces the death penalty, Neil makes an agonizing decision that could sacrifice his career.moreless
  • The People Against Ortega
    Brian's client, who was wrongfully convicted of a capital murder many years ago, accidentally kills the wife of the district attorney during a failed escape attempt shortly before he is cleared of the original crime. Brian chooses to continue to represent his client during the trial for the accidental killing, even though the district attorney and his wife were his good friends.moreless
  • A Game Of Chance
    A Game Of Chance
    Episode 1
    A rogue cop who makes a habit of dwelling in the gray area of the law is the target of junior partner Neil Darrell, who's out to expose the officer's abuse.
  • The Whole World Is Watching
    After a university police officer is killed during a campus protest, student activist Gil Bennett is arrested for the murder. Milking this turn of events for his cause, Bennett refuses to testify about his innocence. Nichols and the Darrell brothers now must find the young man's one hope; the only witness to the crime who has his own motive for not coming forward.moreless
  • The Sound Of Anger
    Two teenagers who have been engaged in pre-marital sex become the prime suspects when the girl's disapproving father is mysteriously murdered. The Lawyers take their case.