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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.

CBS
1 Season, 19 Episodes
September 22, 2010
Comedy, Drama
7.5/10
Cast: Jim Belushi, Jerry O'Connell, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Tanya Fischer
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  • Nick and Pete temporarily dissolve Morelli & Kaczmarek so they can both represent a husband and wife accused of murdering a yoga instructor.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Nick and Pete try to prove their client's innocence for carrying 30 bricks of cocaine in his car.

  • 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.

  • Nick and Pete assist a troubled ex-football player charged with battery. Meanwhile, Pete becomes frustrated when his father shows up in town.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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Best new show of fall 2010 is.....

The award for Jennifer's favorite new show of the fall 2010 television season goes to.....The Defenders!!!! Yes, those loveable old defense attorneys have won over my heart and made myself and my husband look forward to every Wednesday night on CBS when we can see what crazy new cases the guys might be taking on.

The Defenders centers around two defense attorneys played by Jim Belushi and Jerry O'Connell.

The Defenders Season 1 Episode 10 - 'Nevada v. Dennis' Recap

In season 1 episode 10 of The Defender, Nick and Pete defend an 18 year old who was pulled over and had illegal guns in his vehicle and in a different case, a bear about to be euthanized.

Nick takes on a case involving a DA's sister and her pet bear. The bear is about to euthanized and well the details of the case don't really matter because all Nick cares is that the DA's sister is hot.

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