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CHOICE RERUNS

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The 1967-69 ABC legal drama Judd, for the Defense (TV Land, Saturday, 5-6 p.m.) sure packed a lot into its short life. It featured only two regulars: Carl Betz as cowboy-hat-wearing Houston defense attorney Clinton Judd and Stephen Young as his straight-arrow associate, Ben Caldwell. But there were big guest stars galore (Charles Grodin, Leslie Nielsen, Cicely Tyson) and plenty of then-topical themes (civil rights, antiwar activism). One episode offers Richard Dreyfuss as an allegedly gay hippie who stages his own kidnapping. Despite some dated dialogue (Dreyfuss on his square dad: ”He just didn’t dig the way we groove!”), Judd still rules.