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'The Practice' (2000)
The plot: Already an established legal drama on ABC, "The Practice's" highly-anticipated post-Super Bowl episode involved legal partner Lindsay Dole (Kelli Williams) flying to L.A. to find out about a potential client prosecuted for murder. Lindsay gets help from Bobby (Dylan McDermott, pictured), and the rest of the team follows. / How many watched: 23.8 million / Touchdown or fumble: Touchdown. The show increased in popularity, enjoying eight seasons on ABC. It was later followed by the spin-off series "Boston Legal."