"The Practice" wraps up this season with a special two-episode Season Finale that will leave the firm - and its members - forever changed, MONDAY, MAY 5 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
In the first episode - "Baby Love" (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) - Bobby comes clean with Lindsay about his affair with old flame Sarah Barker (Teri Polo), and divorce seems imminent. Meanwhile, unexpected feelings arise when Eugene and Jamie work together to defend a pregnant woman who was the victim of spousal abuse and now stands accused of murder, and Claire and Jimmy defend a client who is suing a HUD housing complex for negligence.
Bobby drops a bombshell on the firm in the second episode - "Goodbye" (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) - when he announces his resignation and appoints Eugene as senior partner. Meanwhile, Jimmy and Rebecca defend a man who is accused of killing his sister-in-law, with an unexpected twist, and Eugene and Jamie's newfound feelings begin to develop into a relationship.
Starring in "The Practice" are Dylan McDermott as Bobby Donnell, Camryn Manheim as Ellenor Frutt, Kelli Williams as Lindsay Dole, Steve Harris as Eugene Young, Lisa Gay Hamilton as Rebecca Washington, Michael Badalucco as Jimmy Berluti, Marla Sokoloff as Lucy Hatcher, Jessica Capshaw as Jamie Stringer, Chyler Leigh as Claire Wyatt and Lara Flynn Boyle as A.D.A. Helen Gamble.
Guest starring in "Baby Love" are Teri Polo as Sarah Barker, Holland Taylor as Judge Kittleson, Steven Culp as Atty. Emmanuel Kupcheck, Ray Abruzzo as Det. Mike McGuire, Brenda James as Carrie Novak, John Norwood as Alex Gaul, Patrice Walters as Dr. Steinberg, Sarah Paalman as nurse, Shea Farrell as foreman, Don Sparks as Atty. Charles Sloan, Lisa Renee Pitts as Naomi Carter and Chelsea Tavares as Virginia Tavares. "Baby Love" was written by Bill Chais, Pamela Wisne and David E. Kelley, and directed by Jeannot Szwarc.
Guest starring in "Goodbye" are Billy Campbell as Tom Bartos, Melinda McGraw as Marcie Bartos, Aynsley Lemon as Deborah Bartos, Yomi Perry as Anna, Lawrence O'Donnell, Jr., as Judge Franklin Brown, Mik Scriba as Detective Simons, Loanne Bishop as Christina Wayne and Keith MacKechnie as Neil Woolrich. "Good-bye" was written by Peter Blake and David E. Kelley, and directed by Michael Zinberg.
"The Practice" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.