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The Practice, Volume 1 [$39.98]

Sarah Zupko

This has been a great year for fans of smart television writing on DVD, especially those David E. Kelley fans out there. First we had the long-overdue release of Picket Fences' first season and now this, Kelley's ever-so-slightly more serious 1997 drama, The Practice. These young lawyers at a gritty, blue-collar firm work the system from all angles to assist their often less-than-innocent clients. Touching on hot button issues of the day, The Practice crackled with smart dialogue and brilliant team chemistry. Sure, it was better a few years later, but it grabs you at the very first episode.

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