The Paper Chase Season 2

Season 2

The Paper Chase Season 2

First Air Date: April 15, 1983

First Aired on    :   1983
Episodes    :   19 episodes



Episodes

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2x19 Billy Pierce (August 21, 1984)


Stressed-out first-year students prepare for Kingsfield's final. When the final exam is stolen, Bell is charged with finding the students responsible.


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2x18 Not Prince Hamlet (August 14, 1984)


A grieving father struggles to understand why his son committed suicide.


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2x17 The Advocates (August 07, 1984)


Hart and Harriman compete to represent the school in the national moot court competition. First-year student Vivian struggles with speaking up in class.


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2x16 My Dinner With Kingsfield (July 24, 1984)


A snowstorm strands Kingsfield, forcing him to spend the evening with Hart while Ford and Bell get to know Nottingham in a local bar.


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2x15 Judgement Day (July 17, 1984)


The students fear they will lose a popular professor when he becomes eligible for tenure but lacks significant publication credits.


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2x14 Hart Goes Home (July 10, 1984)


Working in the public defender's office, Hart has to defend the perpetrator who assaulted and robbed Kingsfield. The violence on campus puts student on edge.


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2x13 Limits (June 26, 1984)


Ford reaches out to Kingsfield for help when his fellow students seek to force a teacher they suspect is senile in retirement.


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2x12 War of the Wonks (a.k.a.) Machine (June 19, 1984)


A minor incident between Golden and an engineering student about a parking space causes hostilities between the law students and the engineering students (or ""Wonks"" as they are called on campus). Golden has the Wonk's car impounded and the Wonks retaliate by moving Golden's car into the Law Review office (which is in a basement...). A romance between a law student and a Wonk is strained by the conflict. The matter is settled by a contest of legal knowledge between Kingsfield and a computer.


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2x11 Burden of Proof (June 12, 1984)


Bell sues the city for damages and lost wages when he rides over a pothole and breaks his arm. Kingsfield has difficulty coping when Nottingham, his secretary, transfers to another office.


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2x10 Labor of Love (June 05, 1984)


Hart and Harriman compete to represent the school in the national moot court competition. First-year student Vivian struggles with speaking up in class.


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2x09 Tempest in a Pothole (May 29, 1984)


Hart's girlfriend receives a scholarship offer in England. Hart tries to presuade her to stay with him, she suggests he come to England, which he refuses. Awaiting her decision on whether to accept the scholarship or stay there with Hart, she asks him to go with her to Kingsfield's empty classroom which she describes as a ""temple of reason"" (you knew then which she had chosen). Hart leaves angrily, but Golden talks him into seeing her before she leaves. As she leaves, Bell is there to comfort his friend Hart. True to form, Hart announces that he needs to check on what assignments Golden has for him and then he will study for Kingsfield's seminar.


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2x08 Mrs. Hart (May 22, 1984)


Hart is given a run of the Review for the night when Golden meets a woman who is demanding of his time and attention. For dates a woman whose ambition is to marry a lawyer.


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2x07 Snow (November 15, 1983)


As usual, the Law Review is behind schedule, but this time Golden is sidelined with pneumonia. Second-in-command Shaw seizes the opportunity for a power play, but it predictably backfires. Law Review activities are further complicated when, while their new computer is being installed and tested, a power failure threatens their precious deadline - until they enlist the help of the 'Wonks'.


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2x06 Plague of Locusts (October 15, 1983)


Hart has a tough choice when multiple firms offer him internships, while Bell is anxious because all his interviews go badly. Ford considers turning his father in for violating school policy by taking students' grades into consideration when selecting interns.


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2x05 Commitments (September 15, 1983)


Hart fails to appreciate Connie's heavy workload and turns to another woman for comfort. Bell attempts to help a first-year student who cracks under the pressure of Kingsfield's class.


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2x04 Cinderella (July 15, 1983)


Connie attempts to help a returning student, now a single mother with no child care, and recruits Hart and Bell for assistance. Ford is assigned to an older woman's case against a slumlord.


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2x03 Spreading It Thin (June 15, 1983)


Hart has a feeling that a popular law professor has plagiarized an article for Law Review, and tries to prove it, to the detriment of his schoolwork. Lehman suspects he is just jealous because she greatly admires the professor.


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2x02 Birthday Party (May 15, 1983)


Kingsfield's friend and former student, now the Attorney General of the United States, asks him if he would accept a nomination to the Supreme Court. Hart decides to celebrate Kingsfield's eightieth birthday, even though it is known that the professor disapproves of such festivities.


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2x01 Outline Fever (April 15, 1983)


The second year begins with Hart and Ford moving to an off-campus apartment, while Bell is still at the dorm as the advisor for the 1-L students. Some of the 1-L students hound Hart for his Contracts outline, until Ford and Bell auction it off (against Hart's wishes). Meanwhile, 1-L Connie Lehman shows a personal interest in Hart ... or is it only his outline?




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