Tag Archives: Ally McBeal

Renée Resurgent?

The 20th anniversary of Ally McBeal’s first airing (8/9/97) has inspired several “Where are they now?” articles, and I was delighted to discover that Lisa Nicole Carson is making a determined effort to revive her acting career, after a lengthy … Continue reading

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Applesauce 3: Blondes Have More Screentime

[Contains a “divorce gun” and SPOILERS!!!] Although the third season of The Larry Sanders Show (1994) saw Janeane Garofalo appearing in more individual episode than she had in previous years, she was mostly employed as a minor ensemble player, and … Continue reading

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Back Ally 5: Coat (pt. 2)

[Contains insufficient abstracts and SPOILERS!!!] In my previous post I identified some of the major issues I had with the fifth and final season of Ally McBeal (2001)… and that turned into a bit of an epic, so I had … Continue reading

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Back Ally 5: Coat (pt. 1)

[Contains bedroom diving-boards and SPOILERS!!!] The fifth season of Ally McBeal (2001) was the lowest rated (and least award-nominated) in the show’s history… and while I can’t claim to know what makes a TV series a hit with the American … Continue reading

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Back Ally 4: Airplane

[Contains consolation snowmen and SPOILERS!!!] By rights, the fourth season of Ally McBeal (2000) should have ended with ‘Ally’ (Calista Flockhart) and her new beau ‘Larry Paul’ (Robert Downey Jr.) getting hitched. That isn’t just me being soppy… it’s the … Continue reading

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Back Ally 3: Pig

[Contains remotely adjustable high-heels and SPOILERS!!!] The third season of Ally McBeal (1999) seemed a little grimmer than its predecessors, with the untimely demise of a central character and several acrimonious break-ups and betrayals out-weighing the usual wacky antics. Personally, … Continue reading

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Back Ally 2: Sideless

[Contains real unicorns and SPOILERS!!!] The second season of Ally McBeal (1998) introduced two new lady lawyers: ‘Nelle Porter’, played by Portia de Rossi, who was nicknamed “Sub-Zero” but actually turned out to be quite sweet and smiley… and ‘Ling … Continue reading

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