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  • Season 2
    • Home Again
      Home Again
      Episode 17
      3/6/84
      7.0
      A former resident writes a best-selling book entitled "River Town" about the place where she grew up, and Ben has to dig deep for a defense that will save her from a libel charge by the town's most affluent family.
    • Abigail
      Abigail
      Episode 16
      2/7/84
      7.0
      Ben is caught in a legal and emotional crossfire of embattled former spouses over who knows what is best for their nine-year-old child.
    • Informed Consent
      Informed Consent
      Episode 15
      1/24/84
      7.0
      Ben gets involved in the case of a teenager who claims that a doctor performed an unnecessary radical mastectomy on her mother.
    • Wheels of Justice
      Wheels of Justice
      Episode 14
      1/17/84
      7.0
      Ben seeks to unravel an incriminating web of circumstantial evidence that links a mystery writer and his lover to murder.
    • Going Back to Hannibal
      1/10/84
      7.0
      Ben comes to the aid of an elderly newspaper editor who, traumatized by wife's death, took on the identity of Mark Twain, and is now accused of murdering the man suspected of killing his wife.
    • The Big Leagues
      The Big Leagues
      Episode 12
      12/27/83
      7.0
      Ben finds himself working with a flamboyant, publicity-seeking attorney when he agrees to represent a professional football player, who is facing trial on drug charges.
    • Between Fathers and Sons
      12/13/83
      7.0
      An elderly father hires Ben to defend a young navy veteran who is accused of killing his father after an explosive argument.
    • G.I. Blues
      G.I. Blues
      Episode 10
      11/29/83
      7.0
      Ben is asked by the army to defend a sergeant accused of slugging a fellow officer who he claims was trying to rape his daughter.
    • Town without Pity
      11/22/83
      7.0
      Ben defends a hot-headed ex-convict suspected of murdering both a foreman who recently fired him and a man who claimed to have seen him fleeing from the crime scene.
    • Crisis of Identity
      11/15/83
      7.0
      Ben defends the embittered survivor of a German concentration camp, who is suspected of murdering a Nazi war criminal hiding in a small Mississippi river town.
    • Joey
      Joey
      Episode 7
      11/8/83
      7.0
      Ben becomes involved in the defense of a rebellious teenager who maintains his innocence on armed robbery charges, but is terrified to reveal the guilty party.
    • Peace with Honor
      Peace with Honor
      Episode 6
      11/1/83
      7.0
      A peaceful activist emerges from hiding to seek Ben's help in exonerating her of a 15-year-old murder charge.
    • The Shooting
      The Shooting
      Episode 5
      10/25/83
      7.0
      The mother of a man who has been murdered hires Ben to defend his wife, the primary suspect in his death.
    • The Last Voice You Hear
      10/18/83
      7.0
      A beautiful woman hires Ben to defend her young, retarded gardener Jerry against murder charges.
    • The Trial of Ben Walker
      10/11/83
      7.0
      Ben defends a private nurse who is charged with murder when the wealthy man for whom she was caring dies of a drug overdose.
    • Cradle to Grave
      Cradle to Grave
      Episode 2
      10/4/83
      7.0
      Ben takes on the medical profession in defense of a midwife who defies the law to practice the craft of child delivery with a skill rivaled by few obstetricians.
    • There is a Tiger in the Town
      9/27/83
      7.0
      Ben returns to his roots as a prosecutor to imprison a man he unsuccessfully attempted to prosecute for murder 25 years ago, and who has now committed a similar crime.
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