Exploring the life of the man behind Ally McBeal, this book chronicles how David E. Kelly became one of the most exciting writer/creator/producers working in television today. Starting out as a young lawyer with almost no writing experience, Kelly ended up scripting some of the best episodes of L.A. Law before going on to create Picket Fences, Chicago Hope, and The Practiceand then went on to marry Michelle Pfeiffer. This biography also examines the phenomenon of a female character named Ally who became so popular, so loved, and so reviled that she graced the cover of Time magazine.
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About the Author
Josh Levine is a freelance television critic and the author of Jerry Seinfeld: Much Ado About Nothing.
Table of Contents
|Created by David E. Kelley||25|
|The Practice: The Dark Side of the Law||43|
|The Birth of Ally McBeal||59|
|Nothing to Lose: The Life of Calista Flockhart||79|
|Making Ally McBeal||93|
|Searchin' Vonda's Soul: The Music of Ally McBeal||119|
|But Is She Good for Women?||127|
|Ally McBeal Episode Guide: Season One||135|
|Ally McBeal Episode Guide: Season Two||179|
|The Future of David E. Kelley||197|