The Defenders

The Defenders

  • 2010
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (3,776)

The Defenders tells the story of two Las Vegas defense attorneys who share a law practice. One likes to do things by the book. The other likes to take chances. It is Las Vegas so some of their clients have mob ties but since the clients have paid retainers far in advance, the attorneys have no choice but to continue defending their clients.

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Morelli v. Kaczmarek
18. Morelli v. Kaczmarek
March 11, 2011
Nick and Pete temporarily dissolve Morelli & Kaczmarek so they can both represent a husband and wife accused of murdering a yoga instructor.
Nevada v. Greene
17. Nevada v. Greene
March 4, 2011
With no recollection of strangling a casino host, the son of a hotel owner is desperate for Nick and Pete's help when he becomes the suspect. A Vegas comic is sued for offensive material.
Noland v. Galloway Pharmaceuticals
16. Noland v. Galloway Pharmaceuticals
February 25, 2011
Two deaths, caused by overdosing on epinephrine, convince Nick and Pete to sue a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company for faulty packaging. Meanwhile, Lisa contemplates a accepting a new job.
Nevada v. Hunter
15. Nevada v. Hunter
February 18, 2011
Facing thirty counts of possession of a controlled substance, an overconfident judge turns to Nick, who has no choice but to help acquit him of the charges.
Nevada v. Doug The Mule
14. Nevada v. Doug The Mule
February 11, 2011
Nick and Pete try to prove their client's innocence for carrying 30 bricks of cocaine in his car.
Nevada v. Donnie The Numbers Guy
13. Nevada v. Donnie The Numbers Guy
February 4, 2011
A suspect returns after seventeen years to prove that he did not kill his wife.
Nevada v. Wayne
12. Nevada v. Wayne
January 12, 2011
Nick's personal ties to a young man charged with sexual assault prompt him to defend the accusations. Meanwhile, Pete is stunned when he has jury duty.
Nevada v. Riley
11. Nevada v. Riley
December 15, 2010
Nick and Pete assist a troubled ex-football player charged with battery. Meanwhile, Pete becomes frustrated when his father shows up in town.
Nevada v. Dennis
10. Nevada v. Dennis
December 8, 2010
Nick and Pete try to get the charges thrown out for a young man who was carrying guns with filed off serial numbers when he got pulled over. Meanwhile, Nick agrees to help the ADA's sister save a bear from being euthanized.
Whitten v. Fenlee
9. Whitten v. Fenlee
November 17, 2010
When a woman's husband dies from a fall on a construction site, Nick and Pete look to prove wrongful death against the company. Meanwhile, Pete tries to help an online blogger avoid jail after exposing an illusionist's magic trick.
Nevada v. Killa Diz
8. Nevada v. Killa Diz
November 10, 2010
Nick defends a young rapper wanted on two counts of first-degree murder. Meanwhile, Pete takes the case of an Internet hacker facing RICO charges.
Las Vegas vs. Johnson
7. Las Vegas vs. Johnson
November 3, 2010
When an entertainer's girlfriend is charged with his murder, Nick reluctantly accepts Pete's request to represent the finicky mistress, Black Betty. Meanwhile, Lisa battles a moral dilemma when her newest client reveals potentially dangerous information.
Nevada v. Rodgers
6. Nevada v. Rodgers
October 27, 2010
When a man is killed and an off-duty cop is left wounded in a bar shooting, Nick must prove reasonable doubt in his client's charge for attempted murder. Meanwhile, Pete tries to cut a deal for man caught with stolen Elvis memorabilia.
Nevada v. Senator Harper
5. Nevada v. Senator Harper
October 20, 2010
Nick and Pete are shocked when their client, a state senator, is charged with the kidnapping and burglary of his mistress in the midst of a divorce case. Meanwhile, Pete defends an attractive cabana girl from accusations of assault and battery.
Nevada v. Cerrato
4. Nevada v. Cerrato
October 13, 2010
Nick is ready to accept a simple arson case until he realizes that his client could be convicted of first-degree murder. Meanwhile, Pete helps a lottery winner take on a casino when he loses his fortune after a night of high rolling.
Nevada v. Carter
3. Nevada v. Carter
October 6, 2010
Pete is forced to take on a case after he loses a hand of poker, while Nick takes on a case where a stripper has been accused of solicitation.
Las Vegas v. Reid
2. Las Vegas v. Reid
September 29, 2010
Nick tries to manipulate the system to free a single mother accused of running down a jogger while chit chatting on her cell phone. Meanwhile, Pete does his best to help a man down on his luck.
Pilot
1. Pilot
September 22, 2010
In the series premiere, Jim Belushi and Jerry O'Connell team up in this new drama about two Las Vegas lawyers who play by their own rules.
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December 31, 1969
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Description

The Defenders tells the story of two Las Vegas defense attorneys who share a law practice. One likes to do things by the book. The other likes to take chances. It is Las Vegas so some of their clients have mob ties but since the clients have paid retainers far in advance, the attorneys have no choice but to continue defending their clients.The Defenders is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (19 episodes). The series first aired on September 22, 2010.

The Defenders is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Defenders on demand at Amazon, Vudu and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 22, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (3,776)