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  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 4, 2005
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3
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7.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 31 Ratings

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  • Creator: Jim Leonard
  • Show Type: Ended
  • Season 1 premiere date: Oct 4, 2005
  • Episode Length: 60
  • Air Time: 09:00 PM
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 20
  2. Negative: 2 out of 20
  1. 75
    Women -- especially young mothers juggling responsibilities at home and the office — will find much with which to identify in the story of Annabeth.
  2. 63
    Finnigan's performance dovetails perfectly with Close's neat if heavy- handed dramatic concept. [17 Oct 2005, p.39]
  3. 60
    It's a contrived product, but the storytelling reveals the cases and their solutions nicely, if straightforwardly.
  4. 50
    What would otherwise be a tedious collection of working-mom and lawyer-show clichés is saved by an excellent cast.
  5. A production that tends to make everything look artificial, that freezes the air between the characters and keeps them distant.
  6. 25
    Crusading criminal prosecutor Annabeth Chase... [is] the most irritating lead character on any new drama series this fall.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 25
  2. Negative: 5 out of 25
  1. Feb 10, 2012
    10
    By far the best of the Bruckheimer shows, it is a shame it was not on the air longer. It blended drama and humor so well, something that is sorely missing in most of contemporary television. Expand

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