The Defenders

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The Defenders

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The Defenders

First Air Date: September 16, 1961

First Aired on    :   1961
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Reginald Rose
Networks    :   CBS
Genres    :   Drama
Seasons/Episodes    :   132 episodes in 4 Seasons

The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series . It starred E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed as father-and-son defense attorneys who specialized in legally complex cases, with defendants such as neo-Nazis, conscientious objectors, civil rights demonstrators, a schoolteacher fired for being an atheist, an author accused of pornography, and a physician charged in a mercy killing.

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Season 4 (1964)

30 episodes

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Season 3 (1963)

36 episodes

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Season 2 (1962)

34 episodes

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Season 1 (1961)

32 episodes

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