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Season 1 of American series Ally McBeal aired on FOX television network.

Synopsis

Ally McBeal is a young attorney, working at the renowned but bizarre firm, Cage & Fish. The independent Ally is also single and has a unique view of the world, especially the men in it.

Cast

Episodes

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1 Pilot
Young lawyer Ally McBeal experiences emotional turmoil when she takes a job at a firm where her childhood sweetheart and first love also works.
2 Compromising Positions
Ally meets the firm's other founding partner - when she defends him on charges of soliciting a prostitute - and feels like a prostitute herself when Fish asks her to date a prospective client.
3 The Kiss
Ally has a confusing first date with client Ronald Cheanie... and teams up with Georgia to represent a television anchorwoman fired because of her age and sex.
4 The Affair
The widow of Ally's former law professor asks Ally to speak at his funeral... not knowing she once had an affair with him.
5 One Hundred Tears Away
In a fight over who should get the last package of potato chips in a supermarket, Ally is provoked into an act which gets her arrested for assault and shoplifting.
6 The Promise
Ally saves a man's life - only to become the object of his affection.
7 The Attitude
Ally clashes with a client's rabbi - and dates a handsome District Attorney - while Georgia considers suing her law firm for sex discrimination.
8 Drawing the Lines
The firm helps the wife of a rich man negate a prenuptial agreement; Elaine's sexual harassment complaint comes to a head; and Ally and Billy negotiate personal boundaries in their still-tenuous friendship.
9 The Dirty Joke
The delivery girl sues the firm for sexual harassment; Ally tries to prove she's no Goodie Two-shoes by learning how to appreciate, and tell, dirty jokes.
10 Boy to the World
Ally defends and befriends a young trans sex worker; Fish sues for the right to discuss his dead uncleıs prejudices in a eulogy; and Cage ponders dating Ally.
11 Silver Bells
As Elaine recruits singers for the firm's musical Christmas party, Fish asks Ally to take the case of James, Mindy and Pattie Horton, who would like to be a legally-married threesome.
12 Cro-Magnon
Ally and Renee take a sculpture class, where one of the nude male models appears prodigiously well endowed. When Georgia hears about the model, she decides to take up sculpting as well, even though Billy disapproves.
13 The Blame Game
As Ally, Cage and Georgia try a case about liability in an airplane crash, Ally is reunited with male model Glenn, her recent one-night-stand, who makes her feel guilty about using him as a sexual object.
14 Body Language
Ally comes up with a "creative" strategy to convince a prison superintendant that an inmate should be allowed to marry; Whipper breaks up with Fish; and Cage undergoes "smile therapy."
15 Once in a Lifetime
Representing an artist who can't forget his dead wife conjures up ghosts of once-in-a-lifetime love for Ally and Billy; Cage worries about kissing Ally as their first date looms.
16 Forbidden Fruits
The firm represents a U.S. Senator accused of breaking up his wife's former marriage; Ally's legal arguments about true love get her into trouble with Georgia and Billy.
17 Theme of Life
Ally defends a doctor accused of transplanting a pig's liver into a woman without her permission; Ally and Georgia square off in a kickboxing match; and Whipper dumps Fish for toying again with Janet Reno.
18 The Playing Field
Ally faces off against a child prodigy-attorney; a woman claims she is the victim of harassment because, unlike her female co-workers, she refused to use sex as a means of advancing her career.
19 Happy Birthday, Baby
Ally is mortified when her friends throw her a surprise birthday party. A man with a foot fetish refuses to use insanity as a defense.
20 The Inmates
The firm joins forces with Bobby Donell and his staff when a client is accused of killing her husband; Renee is arrested for assault; a waiter alleges he was fired because he isn't gay.
21 Being There
Cage defends Renee against assault charges; a home pregnancy test reveals that Georgia is pregnant.
22 Alone Again
Cage defends a long-time convict who used a trampoline to break out of prison a month before his release; a woman intends to sue her ex-fiancé for leaving her at the altar.
23 These Are the Days
Bobby Donnell asks for the firm's help when two men seek an operation to switch hearts. Cage's cousin is arrested for assaulting "happy people" with a paddle.
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