Franklin & Bash

Franklin & Bash – The Complete Series

by Alan Rapp on November 18, 2020

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Franklin & Bash - The Complete Series DVD reviewFor four seasons Jared Franklin (Breckin Meyer) and Peter Bash (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) starred as best friends in this legal comedy focused on the unorthodox duo going to work for a large firm while still keeping true to their own madcap version of practicing law.

The box set includes all forty episodes from the show’s four seasons. Highlights include the pair using puppets and strippers to win a case, bringing a wrongful death suit against the real estate company for killing their client, a bet with Rachel (Heather Locklear) over whose case will garner the most media attention, brining a large stuffed grizzly bear into court, defending Peter’s mother (Jane Seymour) from charges of prostitution, and Jared given 50 hours of community service in small claims court.

Reed Diamond, Dana Davis, Malcolm McDowell, Kumail Nanjiani, and Garcelle Beauvais round out the core cast with the likes of Claire Coffee, Nicky Whelan, Seymour, Beau Bridges, and Alexandra Holden given recurring roles.

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Franklin & Bash – Dance the Night Away

by Alan Rapp on September 28, 2014

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  • Title: Franklin & Bash – Dance the Night Away
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Franklin & Bash - Dance the Night Away

Franklin (Breckin Meyer) and Bash (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) bring puppets and strippers together for the best episode of the new season. Hired by an exotic dancer (Diora Baird) who is facing unemployment and medical bills after being injured on the job, Franklin and Bash are dealt swift defeat in court by Damien (Reed Diamond) but are able to turn things around by unionizing the exotic dancers who join a local group of puppeteers in order to be recognized as a legitimate union under the law.

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Franklin & Bash – Deep Throat

by Alan Rapp on September 12, 2014

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  • Title: Franklin & Bash – Deep Throat
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Franklin & Bash - Deep Throat

When Peter (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) is approached by an old high school crush (Traci Dinwiddie) in need, Franklin (Breckin Meyer) and Bash agree to defend the woman’s son (Devon Werkheiser) who is being threatened with expulsion given his recent article in the school paper suggesting the tampering of the prom queen vote. With the young man unwilling to retract the story or reveal his source Franklin and Bash are forced to think outside of the box to discover the truth, save the kid’s scholarship, and keep him out of jail for contempt of court.

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Franklin & Bash – Good Cop/Bad Cop

by Alan Rapp on September 6, 2014

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  • Title: Franklin & Bash – Good Cop/Bad Cop
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Franklin & Bash - Good Cop/Bad Cop

While attempting help a client (Daniel Roebuck) whose expensive beach property was illegally seized and built upon by his neighbor (Bruce Nozick) during his lengthy abscence following The Grateful Dead, Franklin (Breckin Meyer) and Bash (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) accidentally piss off a corrupt cop (Vincent Ventresca) who begins to make the pair’s lives a living hell including throwing both of them in jail overnight over trumped-up charges. After Anita (Toni Trucks) discovers the cop spends his free time working for the land developer who screwed over their client, Peter enlists the help of his his ex Wendy (Kat Foster) which also reawakens some old passions.

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  • Title: Franklin & Bash – Kershaw v. Linecum
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Franklin & Bash - Kershaw v. Linecum

While working to get Infeld‘s (Malcolm McDowell) licence to practice law reinstated, and stop the bleeding caused by the number of clients jumping ship, Franklin (Breckin Meyer) and Bash (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) get stuck handling a divorce case between their client (Kate Beahan) and their pal the plastic surgeon (Willie Garson) who illegally sublets office space for them to help make ends meet. Although their case is even flimsier than usual, the discovery of a photograph of the doctor’s ex-girlfriend provides the key to victory.

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