Sometimes there are shows that touch us in ways that are so profound that we know we'll never be the same after viewing them. Sometimes there are shows that seem to reach out and grab the shoulder of America as if to say, "See? I get it. I'm listening." These are shows that teach us things about the world, about life, and about ourselves.
- It is possible to write (and have produced) a show about the inner workings of our country's legal system without ever cracking a book on the subject/having stepped foot in a court room or law firm/having watched any other TV show about legal matters.
- David Caruso is not the only NYPD Blue alumnus with a flair for overacting.
- The Wire was WRONG, people. It's super duper freaking easy to get a wire tap when it's most convenient for your investigative purposes.
- Sometimes, even when a lawyer has defended a client through trial and multiple appeals, he misses things. Important things. Like the fact that the eye witness to the case died six months ago and told his shrink before his death that he really didn't see what he said he saw . Sometimes it takes a clerk who's been working on the case for five minutes to dig up that kind of information.
- If it looks like a shifty widower and it walks like a shifty widower, then it's the guy who actually murdered the victim.
- Supreme Court Justices who leave their jobs to become lawyers can go on to represent defendants upon whose cases they had previously ruled. If you don't like the law, go talk to the law makers.