The Practice

Season 8 Episode 17

War of the Roses (2)

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Mar 21, 2004 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • When Ellenor's client is found guilty of assaulting a police officer, the judge immediately sentences her to "8 years at Cedar Junction." MCI-Cedar Junction at Walpole is a Maximum Security prison in Massachusetts, but it is only for male inmates. The only prison for female inmates in Massachusetts is MCI-Framingham.

  • Quotes

    • Denny Crane: Denny Crane.

    • Alan: Partnership by estoppel,We get the court to declare me as a partner. There's precedent under Massachusetts law.
      Denny: Are you Jewish?
      Alan: Am I Jewish?
      Denny: Best bet,We argue they fired you because you're a Jew. No defense against that.
      Alan: Well, I would ordinarily agree, but they didn't fire me for that, and I'm not Jewish.
      Denny: I didn't hear that.

  • Notes

    • First appearance of William Shatner as Denny Crane. This is the beginning of the final storyline of the practice wherein the focus gradually shifts to Crane's firm where Alan Shore goes after being fired by Eugene.

    • Lucy Hatcher is back.

  • Allusions