Guardian-1st Season (2009)
Starring: Simon Baker
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Editor's NoteSimon Baker stars in this weekly drama series as Nick Fallin, a hotshot attorney working for his father Burton's (Dabney Coleman) prestigious Philadelphia law firm. Arrested for doing cocaine, Nick is sentenced to 1,500 hours of community service. Reluctantly, he signs on as a part-time child advocate for an inner-city Legal Aid Services, all the while handling his usual high-profile clients. Ever so gradually, Nick finds himself caring more about his younger, poorer charges than he does about his wealthier customers--and in so doing, he becomes the titular "guardian" of this CBS series. Also in the cast are Alan Rosenberg as Nick's skeptical new supervisor, and Erica Leerhsen and Raphael Sbarge as Nick's colleagues. This release features the drama's entire first season.
The Guardian - The First Season - DVD Review
By: Daniel Terracina Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 11/3/2009 6:14 AM
|Simon Baker (The Mentalist, The Devil Wears Prada) stars in the legal drama The Guardian, which ran for three seasons from 2001 to 2004 on CBS. Baker portrays hotshot corporate attorney Nicholas Fallin. After being busted for drugs, Fallin is sentenced to 1500 hours of community service at Children’s Legal Services. An interesting dichotomy unfolds throughout this first season as Fallin balances his community service job representing children and their often heartbreaking legal woes, while at the same time maintaining his position in his father’s massive corporate legal firm. In one scene Fallin will be fighting to allow a desperate child to stay with his family, and the in the very next scene he will be brokering million dollar deals at the negotiating table between greedy corporations....read the full review|
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