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Ally McBeal

Film

Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series, originally aired on Fox from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002. Created by David E. Kelley, the series stars Calista Flockhart in the title role as a young lawyer working in the fictional Boston law firm Cage and Fish, with other young lawyers whose lives and loves were eccentric, humorous and dramatic. The series placed #48 on Entertainment Weekly '​s 2007 "New TV Classics" list.

  • also known as 앨리의 사랑 만들기, Άλι Μακ Μπιλ, Элли МакБил, 艾莉的異想世界
  • begun on and completed on (12 years ago)
  • 112 episodes of 60 minutes each, in 5 seasons
  • country: United States of America
  • created by David E. Kelley
  • regular cast:
    • Lisa Nicole Carson as Renée Raddick between and (3 years and 8 months)
    • Vonda Shepard as Vonda Shepard between and (3 years and 8 months)
    • Jane Krakowski as Elaine Vassal between and (4 years and 8 months)
    • Courtney Thorne-Smith as Georgia Thomas between and (2 years and 8 months)
    • Gil Bellows as Billy Thomas between and (2 years and 8 months)
    • Calista Flockhart as Ally McBeal between and (4 years and 8 months)
    • Portia de Rossi as Nelle Porter between and (3 years and 5 months)
    • Lucy Liu as Ling Woo between and (2 years and 11 months)
    • Greg Germann as Richard Fish between and (4 years and 8 months)
    • Peter MacNicol as John Cage between and (4 years)
    • Josh Hopkins as Raymond Millbury between and (6 months)
    • James LeGros as Mark Albert between and (7 months)
    • Regina Hall as Corretta Lipp between and (6 months)
    • Julianne Nicholson as Jenny Shaw between and (3 months)
    • Robert Downey Jr. as Larry Paul between and (7 months)
    • Hayden Panettiere as Maddie Harrington between and (3 months)
    • James Marsden as Glenn Foy between and (3 months)
  • genres: Legal, Comedy-drama, Legal drama, Romance TV, Comedy, Drama
  • some of the awards:
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (role: Ally McBeal) nomination for Calista Flockhart
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
      • American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series nomination for Billy Dickson
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (Role: Alley McBeal), received by Calista Flockhart
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for Peter MacNicol
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (role: Ally McBeal) nomination for Calista Flockhart
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television (role: Larry Paul) nomination for Robert Downey Jr.
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Ally McBeal: The Musical) nomination for Bill D'Elia
      • American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series nomination for Billy Dickson
      • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy nomination for Calista Flockhart
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (Role: John Cage) nomination for Peter MacNicol
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series (Role: Ally McBeal, Role: Ling Woo) nomination for Calista Flockhart & Lucy Liu
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series nomination for Gil Bellows, Lisa Nicole Carson, Portia de Rossi, Calista Flockhart, Greg Germann, Jane Krakowski, Lucy Liu, Peter MacNicol, Vonda Shepard & Courtney Thorne-Smith
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television, received by Robert Downey Jr.
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing - Comedy Series Or Special (For episode "Car Wash"), received by Nello Torri, Paul Lewis, Peter Kelsey
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Female TV Performer, received by Calista Flockhart
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Calista Flockhart
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for Peter MacNicol
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for Robert Downey Jr.
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series nomination for Bernadette Peters
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series nomination for Jami Gertz
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (role: Ally McBeal) nomination for Calista Flockhart
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
      • American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series nomination for Billy Dickson
      • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy nomination for Jane Krakowski
      • Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Comedy
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (Role: Larry Paul, Role: John Cage) nomination for Robert Downey Jr. & Peter MacNicol
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, received by Peter MacNicol
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (Role: Larry Paul), received by Robert Downey Jr.
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series (Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series), received by Nikki Valko & Ken Miller
      • American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series nomination for Billy Dickson
      • Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Musical or Comedy Series nomination for Peter MacNicol

Character

Ally McBeal: Allison Marie "Ally" McBeal is the central fictional character in the Fox series Ally McBeal played by Calista Flockhart.

  • occupation: Lawyer

Music

  1. "Ally McBeal" is a composition.
  2. "Ally McBeal" is a composition.

Miscellanea

  1. Ally McBeal a.k.a. Ally McBeal - Season 4: The fourth season of the television series Ally McBeal commenced airing in the United States on October 12, 2000, concluded on May 21, 2001, and consisted of 23 episodes. The entire season originally aired Mondays at 9pm, just like the seasons before.
  2. Ally McBeal a.k.a. Ally McBeal - Season 5: The fifth and final season of the television series Ally McBeal commenced airing in the United States on October 29, 2001, concluded on May 20, 2002, and consisted of 22 episodes. The entire season originally aired Mondays at 9pm, just like the seasons before. Following the episode that aired March 4, 2002, the show went on a six-week hiatus and was replaced by The American Embassy. The show returned on April 15, 2002, to air the final 7 episodes.
  3. Ally McBeal a.k.a. Ally McBeal - Season 3: The third season of the television series Ally McBeal commenced airing in the United States on October 25, 1999, concluded on May 22, 2000, and consisted of 21 episodes. The entire season originally aired Mondays at 9pm, just like the seasons before.
  4. Ally McBeal a.k.a. Ally McBeal - Season 1: The first season of the television series Ally McBeal commenced airing in the United States on September 8, 1997, concluded on May 18, 1998, and consisted of 23 episodes. It tells the story of Ally McBeal, a young lawyer who found herself without a job after being sexually harassed by her boss, only to end up employed by her friend from college, Richard Fish, to work in the firm he created with his friend John Cage, named "Cage & Fish.
  5. Ally McBeal a.k.a. Ally McBeal - Season 2: The second season of the television series Ally McBeal commenced airing in the United States on September 14, 1998, concluded on May 24, 1999, and consisted of 23 episodes. On March 22, 1999, Fox aired a special titled Life and Trials of Ally McBeal in which Bill Maher interviewed the cast after nearly finishing two seasons of the show. The special was produced by a different company. The entire season originally aired Mondays at 9pm, just like the season before.

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Google previewWatching What We Watch (2001)

Prime-Time Television Through the Lens of Faith by Walter T. Davis, Jr., Teresa Blythe, Gary Dreibelbis, Mark Scalese, Elizabeth Winslea

Ally McBeal is a drama with comedic touches, known in the entertainment industry as a dramedy. Pioneers in this ...

Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

Ally: 6 McBeal, Sheedy, Walker Allyce: 7 Beasley __, All Ye Faithful: 5 O Come Ally McBeal (Fox drama) cast: Lisa Nicole Carson (Renee Raddick) Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal) Greg Germann (Richard Fish) Jane Krakowski (Elaine Bassell) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television (2014)

by Horace Newcomb

Debbie Allen, Fred Allen, Gracie Allen, Steve Alliance Atlantis Communications Allison, Fran Allocation Ally McBeal Almond, Paul Altman, Robert Amen American Bandstand American Broadcasting Company (ABC) American Forces Radio ...

Google previewCritical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory (2005)

by Roberta Pearson, Philip Simpson

Kelley (Picket Fences, Ally McBeal) havethe status of creatorin the US television industry. In Britain, where,by contrast ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Film Directors (2009)

by Jerry Roberts

Kagan's series work includes episodes of Nichols, Columbo, The Bold Ones, Fairie Tale Theatre, Ally McBeal, Karen Sisco, Family Law, Picket Fences, The Guardian, ...

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