L.A. Law

(1986)
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L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986, to May 19, 1994.

Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained many of Bochco's trademark features including a large number of parallel storylines, social drama and off-the-wall humor. It reflected the social and cultural ideologies of the 1980s and early 1990s, and many of the cases featured on the show dealt with hot-topic issues such as abortion, racism, gay rights, homophobia, sexual harassment, AIDS, and domestic violence. The series often also reflected social tensions between the wealthy senior lawyer protagonists and their less well-paid junior staff.

The show was popular with audiences and critics, and won 15 Emmy Awards throughout its run, four of which were for Outstanding Drama Series.

  1. Steven Bochco

    Creator

  2. Terry Louise Fisher

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Corbin Bernsen

    Corbin Bernsen

    Arnie Becker

    172 Episodes

  2. Jill Eikenberry

    Jill Eikenberry

    Ann Kelsey

    172 Episodes

  3. Alan Rachins

    Alan Rachins

    Douglas Brackman

    172 Episodes

  4. Michael Tucker

    Michael Tucker

    Stuart Markowitz

    172 Episodes

  5. Richard Dysart

    Richard Dysart

    Leland McKenzie

    172 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 8

1993 | 23 Episodes

Season 8 of L.A. Law premiered on October 7, 1993.

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Status Ended

Network

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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 45m, 60m

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