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The Court

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The Court

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Sally Field, Kellie Martin, Diahann Carroll, Brian Cox
broadcaster:
ABC
genre:
Crime, Drama

We gave it a C-

Sally Field’s calm, canny performance as a new Supreme Court judge only emphasizes the hyped-up yet dull mess around her. Like CBS’ dud First Monday, The Court feels the need to surround its star with young, attractive, eager-beaver (i.e., annoying) clerks. Worse, the series has a dangling subplot: Craig Bierko as an aggressive TV reporter who’ll apparently be doing endless stories about Field’s Judge Nolan. The Flying Nun had more coherence.