A Short-Lived American legal drama that has a lawyer (Rob Lowe) joining a law firm that has dark secrets and becoming convinced his mentored was murdered because of something at the firm.
The series also featured Matt Craven, Elizabeth Mitchell, Kyle Chandler, James Pickens Jr., Frances Fisher, David Krumholtz, and Rip Torn.
It aired on NBC for one season.
Tropes for the series:
- Alliterative Name: Benjamin Beacon (Erik Passoja) in Hubris.
- Gainax Ending: The drama was cancelled halfway through its only season but contractually obligated to deliver 13 completed episodes. Knowing that they could get away with pretty much anything with those last few episodes, Jack is revealed to be a serial killer who murders Grant Rashton when confronted before leaping to his death.
- I Want You to Meet an Old Friend of Mine:
- Mitchell and Krumholtz previously worked together on The Santa Clause 2.
- Peter MacNicol, who previously worked with Krumholtz on Addams Family Values, appears in The Quantum Theory. note
- Chandler and Lowe previously appeared together on Mulholland Falls.
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