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Follow the arduous journey of former big-wig corporate attorney Nina Whitley as she copes with a major lifestyle change. Unwillingly facing the downfall of her professional career offers a unique challenge and introduces her to a section of society that she is totally unfamiliar with.

Benched is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on October 28, 2014.

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1 Season, 12 Episodes
October 28, 2014
Cast: Eliza Coupe
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Benched Full Episode Guide

  • Nina is faced with a difficult decision after reuniting with Trent; Phil takes a hard look at his own relationships.

  • Phil is a candidate for Public Defender of the Year; Trent brings a young boy to court.

  • An old friend asks Nina to set her up with Phil; a female judge develops feelings for Carlos; Nina goes on an ill-fated date.

  • Nina discovers the D.A.'s plans to arrest the city's homeless and faces a moral dilemma.

  • Nina is assigned one of Phil's former defendants and engages in a friendly wager with Phil. Meanwhile, Phil and Carlos decide to teach Micah a lesson.

  • Nina finds a new friend in a forensics analyst; Nina's new friend takes the meaning of loyalty too far; Carlos is forced to stay with Phil for a few days.

  • Nina must learn to accept that losing cases to Trent is going to happen. When Carlos decides to stop smoking, the group becomes concerned.

  • Nina is suspicious that she is being played by a private defense lawyer assigned to help her. Phil vies for the attention of a pretty stenographer.

  • Nina discovers she needs a little help on how to make friends and influence jurors. Phil and Trent encounter a crusty old judge.

  • Phil manipulates Nina into believing that all of the public defenders voluntarily go to jail to better understand their clients. Inside she discovers how far she'll have to go to be part of the gang.

  • Desperate to be accepted back into her former corporate world, Nina tries to impress her old colleagues. Unfortunately, things go awry.