1x04 Change of Course
First Aired: Oct. 24, 2004 on ABC
Summary: When Edwin Poole escapes from the mental hospital and wanders into a criminal courtroom, he shocks the firm by taking on the pro-bono case of a man accused of murdering a police officer. Brad Chase persuades Lori Colson to use her skills from her days as a D.A. and serve as first chair in…
Main Characters in this Episode
- Goof (audio/visual unsynchronized): As Alan Shore explains to Miles Tibbet all the things he'll have to do to him, there is a shot of Alan from the back and right. The lip movement doesn't match the words said, namely: "By the time I'm done..."
- Edwin Poole is heard saying that he considers the fictional lawyer, Perry Mason, as his hero. In one case, Poole says that he will do the closing argument stating that Perry Mason always did well in his closing arguments. While Mason might have been a great closer, he rarely if ever got that far during a trial or in most cases the hearings which were featured in the episodes as he usually managed to coerce the guilty party into admitting their guilt on the stand.