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Damages 

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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.
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Series cast summary:
Glenn Close ...  Patty Hewes 59 episodes, 2007-2012
Rose Byrne ...  Ellen Parsons 59 episodes, 2007-2012
Tate Donovan ...  Tom Shayes 39 episodes, 2007-2010
Zachary Booth ...  Michael Hewes 30 episodes, 2007-2012
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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.

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24 July 2007 (USA) See more »

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This is triple AAA television!
18 June 2008 | by m-dmSee all my reviews

Wow, this series deserves an 11 because 10 just does not give it justice. I put this series on the same pedestal as Sopranos and Deadwood. Fabulous, intriguing, more addictive than crack cocaine (and better for you). I just cannot praise this series enough. The acting was just superb. What i find amazing is how the performances in this series and for instance Deadwood were so much better than any acting performance in any movie for the last decade. They should be giving Oscars to these series because they are far higher quality than Hollywood films.

Glenn Close is utterly brilliant, and so is everyone else really. Each and every character is so well casted it is hard to find anything to criticise. I suppose some might say its a little gory but I don't think so.

Actually the only complaint i have is at the BBC who aired the series in the UK. They put it on at the most stupid time at night when it was clearly the best piece of television they have on the BBC. This series left everything else behind it in a cloud of dust.

Watch it and watch it again. TV this good is very rare.


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