Murder One

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  • TV-14
  • 1995
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.1  (2,151)

Murder One takes off as defense attorney Theodore Hoffman takes on a murder case with lots of twists and turns. Theodore Ted is played by Daniel Benzali. Ted owner of his own law firm Hoffman and Associates tends to take on high profile cases sends him on wild goose chases before he finally finds the real killer. Each season centers on one major case along with smaller cases that are solved during the show. In the first case Ted winds up representing Neil Avedon, played by Jason Gedrick. Neil is accused of killing Jessica Costello, 15 year old sister of Julie Costello; mistress of the rich Richard Cross. Jessica was a promiscuous young girl who was involved with many of the town's rich and famous men, so when she was found murdered in her apartment there was more than one suspect. Richard Cross is played by Stanley Tucci while his mistress Julies is played by Bobbie Phillips. The first suspect arrested is Richard Cross represented by Ted. The lack of evidence against Richard leads to dismissal of his charges. The next suspect Neil Avedon is already a client of Teds. Ted ships Neil off to rehab to sober him up for the trial. Witnesses are found and then lost again, those who agree to testify change their story giving Ted a hard time to get his client off. Neil is convicted and sent to prison but Ted keeps working on the case and does end up finding the real killer. All of Ted's cases have him working overtime and causing problems with his wife Annie who if played by Patricia Clarkson. Ted decides that he wants to work on saving his marriage sells his firm to another lawyer and retires. The new owner of the firm attorney Jimmy Wyler played by Anthony LaPaglia seems to have financial problems keeping the firm afloat.

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Seasons
Chapter Eighteen
18. Chapter Eighteen
May 29, 1997
Wyler learns murder is often a family affair after a man claims to know who really murdered Tommy Banks and then Mary Beth's killer confesses.
Chapter Seventeen
17. Chapter Seventeen
May 29, 1997
Wyler learns murder is often a family affair after a man claims to know who really murdered Tommy Banks and...
Chapter Sixteen
16. Chapter Sixteen
May 26, 1997
While Grasso calls forth witnesses who believed Banks' final victim was innocent, Wyler begins to worry whether his client will kill again if he is found innocent and released.
Chapter Fifteen
15. Chapter Fifteen
May 26, 1997
Wyler's attempts to protect his client fail after Banks gets permission from the judge to testify on his own...
Chapter Fourteen
14. Chapter Fourteen
May 25, 1997
Jury selection for the Banks' trial proves difficult as many of the jurors interviewed feel Banks is a hero for killing murderers who received light sentences for their horrific crimes.
Chapter Thirteen
13. Chapter Thirteen
May 25, 1997
Wyler defends a serial killer who targeted ex-cons convicted of vicious crimes, and the firm receives bids...
Chapter Twelve
12. Chapter Twelve
January 23, 1997
Rickey goes into hiding after a witness testifies that Rickey said he was going to kill Fortas because he was tired of being threatened over gambling debts.
Chapter Eleven
11. Chapter Eleven
January 23, 1997
Rickey goes into hiding after a witness testifies that Rickey said he was going to kill Fortas because he was...
Chapter Ten
10. Chapter Ten
January 16, 1997
Witnesses in the Latrell case portray Rickey as a desperate and possessive man, but later it is Rickey himself...
Chapter Nine
9. Chapter Nine
January 9, 1997
While Docknovich and Mosley clash over jury selection for the Latrell case, an agent eager to represent...
Chapter Eight
8. Chapter Eight
December 12, 1996
The truth about the governor's murder is finally revealed as Mosley and Docknovich argue over who is best...
Chapter Seven
7. Chapter Seven
December 5, 1996
Sharon has trouble dealing with the jury's verdict, and an underworld figure already in jail promises to tell...
Chapter Six
6. Chapter Six
November 21, 1996
While Wyler uncovers more connections between the various players involved in the Van Allan murder, Rickey...
Chapter Five
5. Chapter Five
November 14, 1996
Wyler learns another of the governor's affairs ended badly for the woman involved, and Latrell is called in...
Chapter Four
4. Chapter Four
November 7, 1996
Wyler talks to Sharon's husband concerning her confession, then later meets basketball superstar Rickey...
Chapter Three
3. Chapter Three
October 24, 1996
As Sharon continues to insist she is guilty, Wyler feels certain that she is not, and a surprising source...
Chapter Two
2. Chapter Two
October 17, 1996
Sharon testifies she was pregnant with Governor Van Allan's child, but he made her have an abortion, while...
Chapter One
1. Chapter One
October 10, 1996
Deputy District Attorney Jimmy Wyler joins Hoffman & Associates, and for his first case he defends Sharon...
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Murder One takes off as defense attorney Theodore Hoffman takes on a murder case with lots of twists and turns. Theodore Ted is played by Daniel Benzali. Ted owner of his own law firm Hoffman and Associates tends to take on high profile cases sends him on wild goose chases before he finally finds the real killer. Each season centers on one major case along with smaller cases that are solved during the show.

In the first case Ted winds up representing Neil Avedon, played by Jason Gedrick. Neil is accused of killing Jessica Costello, 15 year old sister of Julie Costello; mistress of the rich Richard Cross. Jessica was a promiscuous young girl who was involved with many of the town's rich and famous men, so when she was found murdered in her apartment there was more than one suspect. Richard Cross is played by Stanley Tucci while his mistress Julies is played by Bobbie Phillips.

The first suspect arrested is Richard Cross represented by Ted. The lack of evidence against Richard leads to dismissal of his charges. The next suspect Neil Avedon is already a client of Teds. Ted ships Neil off to rehab to sober him up for the trial. Witnesses are found and then lost again, those who agree to testify change their story giving Ted a hard time to get his client off. Neil is convicted and sent to prison but Ted keeps working on the case and does end up finding the real killer.

All of Ted's cases have him working overtime and causing problems with his wife Annie who if played by Patricia Clarkson. Ted decides that he wants to work on saving his marriage sells his firm to another lawyer and retires. The new owner of the firm attorney Jimmy Wyler played by Anthony LaPaglia seems to have financial problems keeping the firm afloat.

Murder One is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (41 episodes). The series first aired on September 19, 1995.

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Murder One is available for streaming on the FOX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Murder One on demand at Amazon and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 19, 1995
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (2,151)