Shiny Shelf
By Mark Clapham on 02 March 2003 Comments Off

Stateside this was the last chance for
Ally McBeal, a two hour all-star gamble to try and revive failing ratings. It
failed, ratings sank to new lows and the series was canned…

By Mark Clapham on 24 November 2002 Comments Off

With its fourth season, David E Kelley attempted to pull his series out of the quagmire of cast problems and chaotic storylines…

By Mark Clapham on 24 November 2002 Comments Off

The first half of season four ended with the tear-jerking ‘Hats off for Larry’, wherein Robert Downey Jr’s Larry Paul goes to live with his son in Detroit, but promised to return for our Ms McBeal…

By Mark Clapham on 24 November 2002 Comments Off

To quote the great Egon Spengler, the very final episode of Ally McBeal is short, but pointless. Old clips, old jokes, old friends, old hat. You’ll cry, but mainly for the careers of those involved…

By Mark Clapham on 24 November 2002 Comments Off

Some may complain about these being fairly extra-less, ‘vanilla’ releases, but frankly I’m grateful they’re coming out at all…

By Mark Clapham on 15 May 2002 Comments Off

The season kicks off with the introduction of Jenny – who Ally sees as a younger version of herself – and Glenn, Jenny’s long time love.

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