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The Practice (1997)

A provocative legal drama focused on young associates at a bare-bones Boston firm and their scrappy boss, Bobby Donnell. The show's forte is its storylines about “people who walk a moral tightrope.”

Genre:
Stars:
Writer:
  •  David E. Kelley
  •  Peter Blake

Production:
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Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Release Date: 1997-03-04
Status: Ended
First Air Time: 1997-03-04
Last Air Time: 2004-05-16
Total Episodes: 168
Original Title: The Practice
metacritic icon *9.2 / 10 / 5 Ratings
themoviedb icon 7.8 / 10 / 40
themoviedb icon Popularity: 9
IMDb icon 7.7 / 10 / 7,192
IMDb icon ID: tt0118437
  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 44
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Jeffrey Dean...
Ronny Cox
Ronny Cox
Leon Russom
Leon Russom
Gil Bellows
Gil Bellows
Roger Corman
Roger Corman
David Andrews
David Andrews
Paul McCrane
Paul McCrane
John Kapelos
John Kapelos
Ivonne Coll
Ivonne Coll
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone
James Hong
James Hong
John Doman
John Doman
John Hawkes
John Hawkes
J.C. MacKenzie
J.C. MacKenzi...
Betty White
Betty White
Kim Raver
Kim Raver
Steve Harris
Steve Harris
Eugene Young
Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manhei...
Ellenor Frutt
Dylan McDermott
Dylan McDermo...
Bobby Donnell
Lisa Gay Hamilton
Lisa Gay Hami...
Rebecca Washington
Marla Sokoloff
Marla Sokolof...
Lucy Hatcher
Kelli Williams
Kelli William...
Lindsay Dole
Lara Flynn Boyle
Lara Flynn Bo...
Helen Gamble
James Spader
James Spader
Alan Shore
Jessica Capshaw
Jessica Capsh...
Jamie Stringer
Rhona Mitra
Rhona Mitra
Tara Wilson
Ron Livingston
Ron Livingsto...
Alan Lowe
Holland Taylor
Holland Taylo...
Roberta Kittleson
John Larroquette
John Larroque...
Joey Heric
Gina Gershon
Gina Gershon
Mark Pellegrino
Mark Pellegri...
Gary Cole
Gary Cole
Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arque...
James Pickens Jr.
James Pickens...
Alex Rocco
Alex Rocco
Jeffrey DeMunn
Jeffrey DeMun...
Michael Tucker
Michael Tucke...
Ken Marino
Ken Marino
Titus Welliver
Titus Wellive...
Dirk Blocker
Dirk Blocker
Nick Offerman
Nick Offerman
Whip Hubley
Whip Hubley
Richard Thomas
Richard Thoma...
Laz Alonso
Laz Alonso
Anton Yelchin
Anton Yelchin
Justin Langer
Joe Morton
Joe Morton
John C. McGinley
John C. McGin...
Tim DeKay
Tim DeKay
Dylan Baker
Dylan Baker
Melina Kanakaredes
Melina Kanaka...
CCH Pounder
CCH Pounder
Arabella Field
Arabella Fiel...
Spencer Garrett
Spencer Garre...
Matthew Settle
Matthew Settl...
David Huddleston
David Huddles...
D.B. Woodside
D.B. Woodside
Douglas Spain
Douglas Spain
Michelle Hurd
Michelle Hurd
Alan Dale
Alan Dale
Bruce McGill
Bruce McGill
Jack McGee
Jack McGee
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Donal Logue
Donal Logue
Teri Polo
Teri Polo
John Capodice
John Capodice
Philip Baker Hall
Philip Baker...
John Finn
John Finn
Anna Gunn
Anna Gunn
Tony Danza
Tony Danza
Jonathan Tucker
Jonathan Tuck...
Bill Moseley
Bill Moseley
Daniel von Bargen
Daniel von Ba...
Lake Bell
Lake Bell
Ed Begley Jr.
Ed Begley Jr.
William Sanderson
William Sande...
Lane Smith
Lane Smith
Andre Braugher
Andre Braughe...
Robert Curtis Brown
Robert Curtis...
Paul Eiding
Paul Eiding
Ron Silver
Ron Silver
Paz de la Huerta
Paz de la Hue...
Louise Fletcher
Louise Fletch...
Clifton Powell
Clifton Powel...
Diane Venora
Diane Venora
Martin Ferrero
Martin Ferrer...
Earl Billings
Earl Billings
Marc John Jefferies
Marc John Jef...
Ron Glass
Ron Glass
Scott Cohen
Scott Cohen
Patricia Belcher
Patricia Belc...
Debra Mooney
Debra Mooney
Dorian Harewood
Dorian Harewo...
Tim Guinee
Tim Guinee
Kathryn Harrold
Kathryn Harro...
Aaron Lustig
Aaron Lustig
Lesley Ann Warren
Lesley Ann Wa...
Dennis Boutsikaris
Dennis Boutsi...
Jane Kaczmarek
Jane Kaczmare...
Tempestt Bledsoe
Tempestt Bled...
Chi McBride
Chi McBride
Jeremy Ratchford
Jeremy Ratchf...
Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrma...
Jessalyn Gilsig
Jessalyn Gils...
Bill Smitrovich
Bill Smitrovi...
Kathy Baker
Kathy Baker
Denis Arndt
Denis Arndt
Larry King
Larry King
Ron Leibman
Ron Leibman
Nan Martin
Nan Martin
Emmy Rossum
Emmy Rossum
Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
Judge Zoey Hiller
Thom Barry
Thom Barry
John de Lancie
John de Lanci...
Virginia Madsen
Virginia Mads...
Lee Garlington
Lee Garlingto...
Katherine LaNasa
Katherine LaN...
Tom McCarthy
Tom McCarthy
Jeff Perry
Jeff Perry
Ken Howard
Ken Howard
Richard Schiff
Richard Schif...
Jenny O'Hara
Jenny O'Hara
Caroline Aaron
Caroline Aaro...
Christian Clemenson
Christian Cle...
Henry Winkler
Henry Winkler
Richard Masur
Richard Masur
Joanna Gleason
Joanna Gleaso...
Debi Mazar
Debi Mazar
Michael Papajohn
Michael Papaj...
Calista Flockhart
Calista Flock...
Rockmond Dunbar
Rockmond Dunb...
Stanley Anderson
Stanley Ander...
Chad Donella
Chad Donella
Gabrielle Anwar
Gabrielle Anw...
Erika Christensen
Erika Christe...
Bruce French
Bruce French
Howard Hesseman
Howard Hessem...
Lolita Davidovich
Lolita Davido...
Jill Clayburgh
Jill Clayburg...
Ted McGinley
Ted McGinley
Mary Mara
Mary Mara
Kate Burton
Kate Burton
Troy Evans
Troy Evans
Paul Dooley
Paul Dooley
Mike Hagerty
Mike Hagerty
David Eigenberg
David Eigenbe...
Michael Brandon
Michael Brand...
Jack Blessing
Jack Blessing
Stacey Travis
Stacey Travis
Stephen Tobolowsky
Stephen Tobol...
Mary Page Keller
Mary Page Kel...
Arye Gross
Arye Gross
Art LaFleur
Art LaFleur
Bill Cobbs
Bill Cobbs
Lois Smith
Lois Smith
Steven Culp
Steven Culp
Chris Sarandon
Chris Sarando...
Bernard White
Bernard White
Sayed Badreya
Sayed Badreya
Currie Graham
Currie Graham
Victor Williams
Victor Willia...
John Rubinstein
John Rubinste...
Francis Guinan
Francis Guina...
Charles Napier
Charles Napie...
George Wallace
George Wallac...
Jason Kravits
Jason Kravits
Michael Badalucco
Michael Badal...
Jimmy Berluti
Christopher Evan Welch
Christopher E...
David Ogden Stiers
David Ogden S...
Christopher Cousins
Christopher C...
J. August Richards
J. August Ric...
Reni Santoni
Reni Santoni
James Greene
James Greene
Matt Clark
Matt Clark
Chris O'Donnell
Chris O'Donne...
Patricia Wettig
Patricia Wett...
Philip Casnoff
Philip Casnof...
John Carroll Lynch
John Carroll...
Sung-Hi Lee
Sung-Hi Lee
Cristine Rose
Cristine Rose
Blake Heron
Blake Heron
Barbara Tarbuck
Barbara Tarbu...
Doug Hutchison
Doug Hutchiso...
Barry Primus
Barry Primus
Charles Durning
Charles Durni...
Bruce Davison
Bruce Davison
Scott Wallace
Charles S. Dutton
Charles S. Du...
Jerry Wasserman
Jerry Wasserm...
Peter MacKenzie
Peter MacKenz...
Crista Flanagan
Crista Flanag...
Ken Hudson Campbell
Ken Hudson Ca...
Taylor Negron
Taylor Negron
Betsy Brandt
Betsy Brandt
Aloma Wright
Aloma Wright
Rick Hoffman
Rick Hoffman
Bonnie Root
Bonnie Root
Wren T. Brown
Wren T. Brown
Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard
John Aylward
John Aylward
Steven Gilborn
Steven Gilbor...
René Auberjonois
René Auberjon...
Marshall Allman
Marshall Allm...
Kenneth Welsh
Kenneth Welsh
Lisa Edelstein
Lisa Edelstei...
Mark Sheppard
Mark Sheppard
Tom Amandes
Tom Amandes
Ellen Geer
Ellen Geer
Dana Ivey
Dana Ivey
Donna Hanover
Donna Hanover
Billy Gardell
Billy Gardell
Cliff DeYoung
Cliff DeYoung
Michael Dempsey
Michael Demps...
Steve Ryan
Steve Ryan
L. Scott Caldwell
L. Scott Cald...
Stephen Macht
Stephen Macht
Karl Bury
Karl Bury
Ernie Sabella
Ernie Sabella
Anthony Heald
Anthony Heald
David Dukes
David Dukes
Mark Blum
Mark Blum
David Chisum
David Chisum
Kyle Massey
Kyle Massey
Loren Lester
Loren Lester
Anna Deavere Smith
Anna Deavere...
Barry Miller
Barry Miller
Forbes Riley
Forbes Riley
Miriam Flynn
Miriam Flynn
Lisa Eichhorn
Lisa Eichhorn
Michael Nouri
Michael Nouri
Robin Gammell
Robin Gammell
Rider Strong
Rider Strong
Suzanne Whang
Suzanne Whang
Meredith Vieira
Meredith Viei...
Bob Clendenin
Bob Clendenin
Daniel Dae Kim
Daniel Dae Ki...
Jessica Steen
Jessica Steen
Mitchell Ryan
Mitchell Ryan
Charles Cioffi
Charles Cioff...
Mark L. Taylor
Mark L. Taylo...
Jeff Yagher
Jeff Yagher
Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donne...
Remy Ryan
Remy Ryan
Robert DoQui
Robert DoQui
Beah Richards
Beah Richards
Carolyn McCormick
Carolyn McCor...
Mark Herrier
Mark Herrier
Robert Carradine
Robert Carrad...
Alan Gelfant
Alan Gelfant
Armand Schultz
Armand Schult...
Morgan York
Morgan York
Dwier Brown
Dwier Brown
Shashawnee Hall
Shashawnee Ha...
Daveigh Chase
Daveigh Chase
Craig Wasson
Craig Wasson
Gates McFadden
Gates McFadde...
Paul Collins
Paul Collins
Tracy Middendorf
Tracy Middend...
Julia Campbell
Julia Campbel...
Freda Foh Shen
Freda Foh She...
Saul Rubinek
Saul Rubinek
Colleen Flynn
Colleen Flynn
Wesley Jonathan
Wesley Jonath...
Frank Novak
Frank Novak
Andrew W. Walker
Andrew W. Wal...
Daniel Christopher Covell
Daniel Christ...
Cleavant Derricks
Cleavant Derr...
Robert Prosky
Robert Prosky
Albert Hall
Albert Hall
Michael Cornacchia
Michael Corna...
James Rebhorn
James Rebhorn
Penny Johnson
Penny Johnson
LisaGay Hamilton
LisaGay Hamil...
Rebecca Washington
Tyler James Williams
Tyler James W...
Michael Gaston
Michael Gasto...
Kimberly Scott
Kimberly Scot...
Meredith Scott Lynn
Meredith Scot...
Chyler Leigh
Chyler Leigh
Mark Harelik
Mark Harelik
Gregory Cruz
Gregory Cruz
Lucinda Jenney
Lucinda Jenne...
Jordan Lund
Jordan Lund
Kirsten Nelson
Kirsten Nelso...
Lydia Blanco Garza
Lydia Blanco...
Lisa Sheridan
Lisa Sheridan
Victoria Principal
Victoria Prin...
Suzanne Krull
Suzanne Krull
Robert Peters
Robert Peters
Carlton Wilborn
Carlton Wilbo...
Armin Shimerman
Armin Shimerm...
Patrick Gallagher
Patrick Galla...
Mark Moses
Mark Moses
Tucker Smallwood
Tucker Smallw...
Joe D'Angerio
Joe D'Angerio
Debbi Morgan
Debbi Morgan
Ricco Ross
Ricco Ross
Melinda McGraw
Melinda McGra...
Michael Emerson
Michael Emers...
Kelly Overton
Kelly Overton
Bruce Weitz
Bruce Weitz
Marc Vann
Marc Vann
George Wyner
George Wyner
Daniel Davis
Daniel Davis
Robert David Hall
Robert David...
Hynden Walch
Hynden Walch
Alan Oppenheimer
Alan Oppenhei...
Eve Gordon
Eve Gordon
Michelle Horn
Michelle Horn
Jon Cryer
Jon Cryer
John Cothran, Jr.
John Cothran,...
Vincent Pastore
Vincent Pasto...
Joey Zimmerman
Joey Zimmerma...
Virginia Capers
Virginia Cape...
Christopher Reeve
Christopher R...
Peter Michael Goetz
Peter Michael...
Dr. Dennis Murphy
David Julian Hirsh
David Julian...
Dion Anderson
Dion Anderson
Stefan Gierasch
Stefan Gieras...
Roy Abramsohn
Roy Abramsohn
Phil Abrams
Phil Abrams
Jane Edith Wilson
Jane Edith Wi...
Juror Libby (uncredited)
Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
Anjanette Comer
Anjanette Com...
Vic Chao
Vic Chao
Christine Estabrook
Christine Est...
Silas Weir Mitchell
Silas Weir Mi...
Stan Ivar
Stan Ivar
Michael Cavanaugh
Michael Cavan...
Amanda Fuller
Amanda Fuller
Matt Czuchry
Matt Czuchry
Christopher Darga
Christopher D...
Dennis Haskins
Dennis Haskin...
Michael Reilly Burke
Michael Reill...
Shawn Michael Howard
Shawn Michael...
Randy Oglesby
Randy Oglesby
Tyrees Allen
Tyrees Allen
Rondi Reed
Rondi Reed
James Eckhouse
James Eckhous...
Thomas Kopache
Thomas Kopach...
Antonio David Lyons
Antonio David...
Rudy Ramos
Rudy Ramos
Patience Cleveland
Patience Clev...
Marguerite MacIntyre
Marguerite Ma...
Micole Mercurio
Micole Mercur...
Nathan West
Nathan West
Nicole Bilderback
Nicole Bilder...
Kellie Waymire
Kellie Waymir...
Markus Flanagan
Markus Flanag...
Richard Gilliland
Richard Gilli...
Alan Charof
Alan Charof
Ted Shackelford
Ted Shackelfo...
Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perri...
Norman Lloyd
Norman Lloyd
Alexandra Kyle
Alexandra Kyl...
Lawrence Dobkin
Lawrence Dobk...
Susan Floyd
Susan Floyd
Megan Henning
Megan Henning
Denise Dowse
Denise Dowse
Dey Young
Dey Young
John Valdetero
John Valdeter...
Kaitlin Hopkins
Kaitlin Hopki...
Michael Winters
Michael Winte...
Jayne Atkinson
Jayne Atkinso...
Charlotte Cornwell
Charlotte Cor...
Ivar Brogger
Ivar Brogger
Richard McGonagle
Richard McGon...
Jeremy Roberts
Jeremy Robert...
Kelly Perine
Kelly Perine
Allan Royal
Allan Royal
Dr. Bernard White
Dann Florek
Dann Florek
Al Bandiero
Al Bandiero
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handl...
Christopher Shyer
Christopher S...
Michael Fairman
Michael Fairm...
Eric Bruskotter
Eric Bruskott...
Jim Lau
Jim Lau
Lyman Ward
Lyman Ward
Lawrence Monoson
Lawrence Mono...
Frank Converse
Frank Convers...
Harve Presnell
Harve Presnel...
Clayton Landey
Clayton Lande...
Vince Colosimo
Vince Colosim...
Shiva Rose
Shiva Rose
Donna Pieroni
Donna Pieroni
Henri Lubatti
Henri Lubatti
Victor Brandt
Victor Brandt
Joseph Campanella
Joseph Campan...
Michael Patrick McGill
Michael Patri...
Paul Raci
Paul Raci
John Pleshette
John Pleshett...
Linda Hart
Linda Hart
Juanita Jennings
Juanita Jenni...
Steven Eckholdt
Steven Eckhol...
Amy Van Nostrand
Amy Van Nostr...
Alex Carter
Alex Carter
Michael Easton
Michael Easto...
Frank Birney
Frank Birney
Dorothy Lyman
Dorothy Lyman
Betty Murphy
Betty Murphy
Alysia Reiner
Alysia Reiner
Stephen Caffrey
Stephen Caffr...
Shea Farrell
Shea Farrell
Rick Lenz
Rick Lenz
Heather McComb
Heather McCom...
Cody Kasch
Cody Kasch
Bill Applebaum
Bill Applebau...
Lynn Hamilton
Lynn Hamilton
Colby French
Colby French
Samuel Jones III
Samuel Jones...
Julie Ariola
Julie Ariola
Mary Chris Wall
Mary Chris Wa...
Floyd Van Buskirk
Floyd Van Bus...
Nicole DeHuff
Nicole DeHuff
Ben Mankiewicz
Ben Mankiewic...
Karl T. Wright
Karl T. Wrigh...
Bruce Wright
Bruce Wright
Tammy Townsend
Tammy Townsen...
Katherine Kamhi
Katherine Kam...
Atty. Marsha Singleton
Hank Stratton
Hank Stratton
Femi Emiola
Femi Emiola
Ray Abruzzo
Ray Abruzzo
Dreya Weber
Dreya Weber
Kimberlee Peterson
Kimberlee Pet...
Hugh Holub
Hugh Holub
Mark Steines
Mark Steines
Haskell V. Anderson III
Haskell V. An...
Bryan Friday
Bryan Friday
Kevin Patrick Walls
Kevin Patrick...
Kenneth Meseroll
Kenneth Meser...
Atty. Jonathan Lambert
Joan McMurtrey
Joan McMurtre...
Steve B. Green
Steve B. Gree...
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