The Defenders

The Defenders

2010TV-141 Season

Average of 113,456 ratings:

3.9 stars

Flashy Las Vegas law partners Kaczmarek and Morelli are opposites, except in the courtroom, where they rely on razzle-dazzle to defend their clients.



Summary (2010)

In Sin City, it takes a little flash to stand out from the crowd. Though defense attorneys Pete Kaczmarek and Nick Morelli couldn't be more different, they aren't above a little razzle-dazzle in the courtroom if it will help a client.

  • 1Pilot

    Season 1 : Episode 1 44 minutes


    Nick and Pete defend a young man facing a murder charge in a case unique to Vegas that requires a slight bending of the rules.

  • 2Las vegas v. Reid

    Season 1 : Episode 2 43 minutes

    Las vegas v. Reid

    Nick works the system to free a single mother accused of running down a jogger while chit chatting on her cell phone.

  • 3Nevada v. Carter

    Season 1 : Episode 3 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Carter

    Nick defends a stripper accused of solicitation, and Pete is forced to take an unwanted case after losing a hand of poker.

  • 4Nevada v. Cerrato

    Season 1 : Episode 4 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Cerrato

    Nick is ready to accept a simple arson case until he realizes that his client could be convicted of first-degree murder.

  • 5Nevada v. Senator Harper

    Season 1 : Episode 5 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Senator Harper

    Nick and Pete are shocked when their client is charged with the kidnapping and burglary of his mistress in the midst of a divorce case.

  • 6Nevada v. Rodgers

    Season 1 : Episode 6 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Rodgers

    When a man is killed and an off-duty cop is left wounded in a shooting, Nick must prove reasonable doubt in his client's charge for attempted murder.

  • 7Las Vegas v. Johnson

    Season 1 : Episode 7 43 minutes

    Las Vegas v. Johnson

    When an entertainer's girlfriend is charged with his murder, Nick begrudgingly accepts Pete's request to represent the finicky mistress.

  • 8Nevada v. Killa Diz

    Season 1 : Episode 8 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Killa Diz

    Nick comes to the defense of a young rapper wanted on two counts of first-degree murder.

  • 9Whitten v. Fenlee

    Season 1 : Episode 9 43 minutes

    Whitten v. Fenlee

    When a woman's husband dies from a fall on a construction site, Nick and Pete look to prove wrongful death against the company.

  • 10Nevada v. Dennis

    Season 1 : Episode 10 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Dennis

    When a young man is pulled over carrying guns with filed-off serial numbers, Nick and Pete try to get the charges thrown out.

  • 11Nevada v. Riley

    Season 1 : Episode 11 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Riley

    Nick and Pete come to the aid of a troubled ex-football player charged with battery.

  • 12Nevada v. Wayne

    Season 1 : Episode 12 42 minutes

    Nevada v. Wayne

    Nick's personal ties to a man charged with sexual assault prompt him to defend the accusations. Meanwhile, Pete is stunned when he has jury duty.

  • 13Nevada v. Donnie the Numbers Guy

    Season 1 : Episode 13 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Donnie the Numbers Guy

    Seventeen years after disappearing on the eve of his wife's murder trial, a man from Nick's past returns to Vegas looking to prove his innocence.

  • 14Nevada v. Doug the Mule

    Season 1 : Episode 14 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Doug the Mule

    When a young man is pulled over carrying 30 bricks of cocaine, Nick and Pete look to prove their client was duped by a girl he met on spring break.

  • 15Nevada v. Hunter

    Season 1 : Episode 15 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Hunter

    Facing thirty counts of possession of a controlled substance, an overconfident judge turns to Nick, who has no choice but to help.

  • 16Nevada v. Galloway Pharmeceuticals

    Season 1 : Episode 16 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Galloway Pharmeceuticals

    Two separates incidents of victims overdosing on epinephrine prompt Nick and Pete to sue a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company for faulty packaging.

  • 17Nevada v. Green

    Season 1 : Episode 17 43 minutes

    Nevada v. Green

    Unable to recall any events from the previous night, the son of a hotel owner turns to Nick and Pete for help.

  • 18Morelli v. Kaczmarek

    Season 1 : Episode 18 40 minutes

    Morelli v. Kaczmarek

    Nick and Pete temporarily dissolve their partnership so they can both represent a husband and wife accused of murdering a yoga instructor.



Show Details

Kevin Kennedy
Niels Mueller
James Belushi
Jerry O'Connell
Jurnee Smollett
Tanya Fischer
TV Shows
TV Comedies
TV Dramas
Courtroom TV Dramas
TV Dramedies
Parents strongly cautioned. May be unsuitable for children ages 14 and under.
Common Sense Media Rating: Pause for kids 15 & under

Streaming Details

Until 8/22/14

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