Air Date: September 8th, 1997
A young attorney joins a prestigious law firm whose staff includes her ex-boyfriend.
Season 5 - Episode 22 : Bygones May 20, 2002
Ally ponders the future, as her daughter struggles at home and in school; the firm's lawyers undergo some changes of their own.
Season 5 - Episode 21 : All of Me May 13, 2002
Ally and Liza represent a woman with two personalities, each of which has two different reasons for filing a lawsuit.
Season 5 - Episode 20 : What I'll Never Do for Love Again May 6, 2002
Fish's father (Charles Kimbrough) makes a surprise visit; Elaine auditions for a musical production in Boston.
Season 5 - Episode 19 : Another One Bites the Dust Apr 29, 2002
A gallery owner (Vanessa Williams) sues artist Victor Morrison (Jon Bon Jovi) for failing to meet the terms of a contract.
Season 5 - Episode 18 : Tom Dooley Apr 22, 2002
Cage hires Liza Bump and offers her his office; Liza's first case is an accused bigamist; Tally Cupp takes the stand for the prosecution.
Unlike so many new series, Ally McBeal has a voice, a smart point of view and a promising conflict. [7 Sep 1997] Show More
In its present, second season, McBeal has turned into the sort of squirmy embarrassment its detractors said it was all along and those of us who found it an amusing divertissement always hoped it would never become. Show More
The question, of course, is whether the show can sustain its heat and, more importantly, its unique character and remarkable quality in its sophomore season. Tonight's season premiere suggests the answer is yes. [14 Sep 1998] Show More