Equal Justice (TV series)

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Equal Justice
Created by Thomas Carter
Christopher Knopf
David A. Simons
Starring George DiCenzo
Cotter Smith
Kathleen Lloyd
Jane Kaczmarek
Joe Morton
Sarah Jessica Parker
Opening theme"We Can Make It Over"
performed by Carmen Carter and Carl Anderson
ComposerJoseph Vitarelli
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes27
Production
Running time42 minutes
Production companiesThomas Carter Company (as The Thomas Carter Company)
Orion Television
Distributor MGM Worldwide Television Distribution
Release
Original network ABC
Original releaseMarch 27, 1990 (1990-03-27) 
July 3, 1991 (1991-07-03)

Equal Justice is an American legal drama television series that aired on ABC from March 27, 1990, to July 3, 1991.

Contents

This series details on the lives of the district attorney's office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The series stars George DiCenzo, Cotter Smith, Kathleen Lloyd, Jane Kaczmarek, Sarah Jessica Parker, Barry Miller, Joe Morton, James Wilder, Jon Tenney, and Debrah Farentino. Despite earning critical acclaim, the show received low ratings throughout its run and was cancelled after only two seasons.

Awards and nominations

In 1990 the episode "Promises to Keep" won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series.

In 1991 the episode "In Confidence" won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series. [1]

Cast

Episodes

Season 1 (1990)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
1
2
1
2
"Pilot"March 27, 1990 (1990-03-27)
33"Balancing Act"March 28, 1990 (1990-03-28)
44"A Sucker's Bet"April 4, 1990 (1990-04-04)
55"The Art of the Possible"April 11, 1990 (1990-04-11)
66"Start of the Fire"April 18, 1990 (1990-04-18)
77"Promises to Keep"April 25, 1990 (1990-04-25)
88"The Price of Justice"May 2, 1990 (1990-05-02)
99"Goodbye, Judge Green"May 9, 1990 (1990-05-09)
1010"False Images"May 16, 1990 (1990-05-16)
1111"Sugar Blues"May 30, 1990 (1990-05-30)
1212"Curses"June 13, 1990 (1990-06-13)
1313"Cop's Story"June 20, 1990 (1990-06-20)
1414"Separate Lives"June 27, 1990 (1990-06-27)

Season 2 (1991)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
151"Sleeping with the Enemy"January 9, 1991 (1991-01-09)
162"End Game"January 23, 1991 (1991-01-23)
173"Courting Disaster"January 30, 1991 (1991-01-30)
184"In Confidence"February 13, 1991 (1991-02-13)
195"Do No Harm"February 27, 1991 (1991-02-27)
206"The Big Game and Other Crimes"March 6, 1991 (1991-03-06)
217"Part of the Plan"March 13, 1991 (1991-03-13)
228"Who Speaks for the Children"March 20, 1991 (1991-03-20)
239"Do the Wrong Thing"March 27, 1991 (1991-03-27)
2410"Without Prejudice"April 10, 1991 (1991-04-10)
2511"Opening Farewell"June 19, 1991 (1991-06-19)
2612"What Color Are My Eyes?"June 26, 1991 (1991-06-26)
2713"The Devil His Due"July 3, 1991 (1991-07-03)

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  1. The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946–Present . Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 1441. ISBN   0-345-45542-8.