L.A. Law Season 5

Season 5

L.A. Law Season 5

First Air Date: October 18, 1990

First Aired on    :   1990
Episodes    :   22 episodes



Episodes

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5x22 Since I Fell For You (May 16, 1991)


An AIDS-stricken attorney fights an insurance company's refusal to pay for an experimental treatment; Kelsey's admission concerning a murder case could jeopardize her standing with the bar; and a new partner is named.


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5x21 On the Toad Again (May 09, 1991)


Kelsey and Sollers get caught up in winning a murder case involving an unstable client; a retiree finds euphoric companionship in his pet toads; a team owner objects to a singer's rendition of the national anthem.


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5x20 There Goes the Judge (May 02, 1991)


An eccentric judge loses his grip on reality; Rollins gets caught up in his own agenda while defending a black motorist charged with evading the police; Becker grapples with his demons.


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5x19 Speak, Lawyers, For Me (April 25, 1991)


Staffers fear Dave Meyer will derail the firm; Brackman plays litigator in the case of a transsexual fired from a job as a model; and Mullaney weighs a coach's negligence in the death of an athlete.


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5x18 As God Is My Co-Defendant (April 04, 1991)


Recent events lead to chaos at the firm; religion goes on trial in the case of a couple who relied on their faith to save their dying son; C.J. instructs East Bloc lawyers on trial law.


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5x17 Mutinies on the Banzai (March 28, 1991)


Roxanne and Ann quietly (but gleefully)toast the death of Rosalind whome they both despised. McKenzie feels guilty about Rosalinds death but realises that she may have had it coming. Arnie also celebrates the death of Rosalind for a totally different reason, he gets a bigger office.


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5x16 Good to the Last Drop (March 21, 1991)


Zoey scoffs at the legal system when a child-killer goes free; a delinquent taxpayer protests Government spending; Rosalind steps in to help McKenzie with yet another case.


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5x15 The Beverly Hills Hangers (March 14, 1991)


Lawyers stand ready to assist Mullaney and Kuzak, who are defending Rikki Davis on murder charges; McKenzie gets a surprise proposal as he faces his birthday.


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5x14 The Gods Must Be Lawyers (February 21, 1991)


Sifuentes is forced to play God on behalf of his brother; a headline-hunter charged with murdering her husband hunts for an attorney; Zoey takes on a rape case she's unsure she can win.


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5x13 Dances with Sharks (February 14, 1991)


A jog in a white neighborhood lands Rollins in jail as a rape suspect; C.J.'s client goes before a Navajo tribal court to get her son back from his father; Brackman moves to sue a tabloid.


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5x12 He's a Crowd (February 07, 1991)


Rosalind promises to help McKenzie save an account; a case of multiple personalities confounds Kuzak; Abby collaborates with C.J. to build her practice; Roxanne is subpoenaed in the case of Becker vs. Becker.


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5x11 Rest in Pieces (January 31, 1991)


A soldier faces a military court for disobeying orders; C.J. represents a home buyer who claims her house is haunted; ""personality differences"" affect Becker and Roxanne.


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5x10 Pump it Up (January 10, 1991)


McKenzie's social life is scrutinized; Sifuentes has misgivings about defending a client; Becker gives a golddigger a creative divorce; Kuzak clashes with Van Owen.


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5x09 Splatoon (January 03, 1991)


The wife of a brain-damaged boxer sues his promoter; Abby speaks out on TV on gun control; Sifuentes and Van Owen mull their relationship.


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5x08 God Rest Ye Little Gentleman (December 13, 1990)


A disfigured doctor charges a clinic with discrimination; Benny anticipates the holidays with his new roommate; Van Owen defends a former colleague.


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5x07 New Kidney on the Block (December 06, 1990)


Van Owen is given another option when a hospital rejects her client for a kidney transplant; a flag-burner is beaten up by an outraged citizen; Murray and Benny double date.


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5x06 Vowel Play (November 29, 1990)


Douglas appears on Wheel of Fortune (daytime version) & when he's champion, he tries to ask Vanna out on a date. He wins one round with the puzzle, ""Bald Is Beautiful""!


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5x05 Smoke Gets in Your Thighs (November 15, 1990)


A gay-rights case proves to be emotionally trying for the parents and lover of a terminally ill man; Van Owen is taken aback by Sollers' proposition; the firm goes to court behind Benny's back over his involvement with a cult.


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5x04 Armand's Hammer (November 08, 1990)


Holloway takes the stand; a savvy lawyer, C.J. Lamb, gets wise to the firm's strategy in a lawsuit; a college professor claims he was publicly humiliated on a TV home-video show.


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5x03 Lie Harder (November 01, 1990)


An unexpected witness emerges in the Chisholm case; the parents of an emotionally disturbed adopted son seek relief through the courts; Melman refuses to do personal errands for Hammond.


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5x02 Happy Trails (October 25, 1990)


Rollins feels exploited when he's asked to assist on the Chisholm case; a surprise witness testifies in Rosalind's suit; Brackman considers breaking off with sex surrogate Marilyn after one of her clients dies; Murray gets everyone's attention.


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5x01 The Bitch Is Back (October 18, 1990)


The shadow of Rosalind Shays again darkens the door of the firm when she sues them for discrimination, while another lawsuit escalates racial tensions.




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