The Firm

Season 1 Episode 11

Chapter Eleven

1
Aired Thursday 10:00 PM Mar 24, 2012 on NBC
8.6
out of 10
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28 votes
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Episode Summary

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Mitch takes the case of condemned murderer Jim Thorne, scheduled to be executed in three days, who wants to offer his heart to the teenage daughter of the man he murdered. The girl has but a short time to live and Thorne wants at least one good thing to come from his life.
Meanwhile, Tammy and Abby interview relatives of deceased Noble Insurance clients, individuals whose case numbers are on the Moxon list, and Tammy's unexpected news of an inheritance causes friction between her and Ray. Ray also meets with Sarah Holt's ex-husband, who tells him Sarah was an Army medic who saved hundreds of lives.

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Pretty Damn Good show Too bad about the Ratings

    9.5
    I feel sorry for the actors and writers of this show. this show is pretty awesome in its own way and has been getting better.

    The issue about a death row inmate trying to die in a way that will allow him still be able to donate his heart was most riveting. 'Sometimes the law is really an ass' was really true for this episode ,but the inmate finally found a way to die and still give his heart. Juliette Lewis (who I always liked until this show ) was not so annoying in her ' bimbo' act. The only thing was Mitch's annoying wife has left her job to become a full time member of The Firm( oh the horror!)

    I felt for Mitch's brother and I see a divorce sometime in the future for him.

    All in all an interesting episode. Too bad the ratings don't really do justice to this show. Hope they finish the storyline or shop this to Cable to continue because this show doesn't deserve to be off air( The 2 female characters not withstanding)moreless
Tracey Hoyt

Tracey Hoyt

Susan Thorne

Guest Star

John Pyper-Ferguson

John Pyper-Ferguson

Jim Thorne

Guest Star

Kristen Thomson

Kristen Thomson

Eileen Bower

Guest Star

Martin Donovan

Martin Donovan

Kevin Stack

Recurring Role

Alex Paxton-Beesley

Alex Paxton-Beesley

Sarah Holt

Recurring Role

Markus Parilo

Markus Parilo

Bones

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • QUOTES (3)

    • Jim Thorne: (handing Mitch a magazine) It's an article about the man I killed. His name: Tom Bower. That's his wife and daughter. She's dying, heart disease. Got me thinking.
      Mitch: Thinking what?
      Jim Thorne: How the end of my road is right around the corner. Something good could come from my execution.
      Mitch: I'm listening.
      Jim Thorne: She needs a heart. Just so happens I won't be needing mine much longer.
      Mitch: You want to donate your heart to your victim's daughter?
      Jim Thorne: That's right.

    • Jim Thorne: I'm not asking for forgiveness, I'm not asking for anything. I was a terrible man, I've been a terrible prisoner, I never did one damn good thing in my life. So if I can do one good thing with my death. I'm not saying that it makes it right, I'm just saying, maybe it makes it a little less wrong. Can you help me with that?

    • Abby: It's just a house, Ray.
      Ray: She told you.
      Abby: She loves you. And I, I get it. You guys had a deal and a life that you built together and now she wants to change it.
      Ray: I don't.
      Abby: Well, it happens. People change, Ray. That's love, that's marriage. All those things you don't want to be, that guy, that static cliche in the suburbs, all of that is within your control.
      Ray: Control - not exactly what I'm best at - right?
      Abby: A house isn't going to make you someone you're not. It's just going to make you someone who loves someone.

  • NOTES (3)

  • ALLUSIONS (2)

    • Johnnie Baston executed using pentobarbital
      Baston's execution on March 10, 2011, was the first in the U.S. where pentobarbital was used as a stand-alone execution drug. The sedative has primarily been used to put down animals.

      Baston was on death row for the 1994 shooting of 53-year-old downtown Toledo shopkeeper Chong Mah.

    • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
      Formally known as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, this Federal court is located in Richmond, Virginia and holds appellate jurisdiction over district courts in the Districts of Maryland and South Carolina, the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina, the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia and the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia.

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