1: First Look
First Look - Web episode
Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
Peter Bash and Jared Franklin are young, fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants lawyers and partners in the law firm Franklin & Bash. Their nontraditional approach to the legal profession keeps things interesting in the office and the courtroom. The duo's use of questionable legal tactics draws the attention of Stanton Infeld, partner of the prominent law firm of Infeld Daniels. He makes an offer for them to work for him with a promise of certain creative liberty. With work and play frequently intermingling, days and nights are anything but traditional when spending time with Franklin & Bash.
Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
2: She Came Upstairs to Kill Me
Franklin and Bash hold court when a woman is accused of using sex as a means to kill her husband. The two young-gun lawyers suspect the judge or jury is on the take, so they apply unconventional methods to deliver justice.
Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
3: Jennifer of Troy
A plain woman who believes she was fired for being too attractive seeks legal representation; the man-cave's technology causes the server to crash.
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
Peter represents Jared's old frenemy in a legal dilemma. With things never what they seem to be, the guys begin to see their client a different way. Jared is also asked to run lead on a divorce case when it becomes clear Karp and Hanna's history prevents them from working together.
Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
5: You Can't Take It With You
A family is torn as one side sues the other over a priceless 1988 home-run baseball in a case that pits Jared against his own father (guest star Beau Bridges). Meanwhile, Peter works with Hanna on defending a reality television father (guest star Tom Arnold) who is affectionately known as the Douchey Dad. And Karp comes to Pindar for help on a top-secret project involving a compromising video.
Wednesday, July 6th, 2011
6: Big Fish
When a wealthy CEO (guest star Jason Alexander) expresses interest in putting Franklin and Bash on retainer, the guys think they have hit the jackpot. However, the CEO's questionable and unethical behavior could potentially land the lawyers in hot water. Meanwhile, Karp and Hanna seek Pindhar's assistance in landing a new client.
Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
7: Franklin vs. Bash
Peter and Jared represent two pole-dancing instructors who are charged with stealing from their clients. But the case soon creates tensions in their friendship. Meanwhile, Karp and Hanna defend a teenage boy who wants to kayak the Amazon solo against his father's wishes.
Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
8: The Bangover
Franklin and bash are unfortunately placed under house arrest for 72 hours to teach them to act more professional in the courtroom. The president of Infeld gets a visit from his niece but things all men get that from their when she hopes the judge will reduce or drop the charges of possessing marijuana. Carmen gets a surprise when her ex boyfriend shows up causing Pindar to represent her in court and try to clear her name with an unusual claim that will hopefully get rid of the charges against her.
Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
9: Bachelor Party
Following the events of his bachelor party, Janie's fiancée (guest star James Van Der Beek) finds himself seeking the legal counsel of Peter Bash to get out of a precarious legal snafu. Jared heads back to his high school alma mater for a case involving a teacher charged with sleeping with her underaged student.
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
10: Go Tell It On the Mountain
When Stanton Infeld is charged with murder, he selects Franklin and Bash to lead the defense; Damien puts his career on the line to defend his uncle; Hanna represents a wrestler.
Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
1: Strange Brew
In the Season 2 opener, Peter and Jared seek a promotion by trying to sign a beverage-company bigwig as a client. Elsewhere, Peter is attracted to a sightly lady police officer.
Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Jared and Peter's first manslaughter case centers on an aspiring crime fighter charged with pursuing a man who later died. Meanwhile, Peter's mother pays a visit and delivers big news; and Pindar battles his phobias.
Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
3: Jango and Rossi
Peter and Jared run into the B-list version of themselves (Seth Green and Eric Mabius) while defending one of Infeld's ex-wives (Cybill Shephard), who has been accused of kidnapping a client's dog. Meanwhile, Karp is left to work with Pindar on a robbery case, but Pindar's quirks threaten to derail the partnership.
Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
4: For Those About to Rock
Jared is ordered to serve as a small claims court judge for an outstanding contempt of court citation. When he makes a regrettable ruling that disturbs the local rock-'n'-roll community, he once again finds himself in court with his father (Beau Bridges). The two go head-to-head on a case involving an iconic, rock and roll empressario (Peter Weller). Infeld defends his spiritual advisor and life coach who was recently exposed as a fraud.
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
5: L'affaire Du Coeur
A high-profile judge (Don McManus) asks Peter and Jared to defend him after he is arrested for having an affair with a lawyer while presiding over her cases. Sexual tension builds between Peter and Janie (Claire Coffee). And Karp defends a college friend (Tuc Watkins) who needs to prove that he is gay in order to keep a championship softball trophy.
Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
6: Voir Dire
Peter and Jared work on a case in which a former chop-shop worker is charged with a premeditated attack. Later, they guys rumble with an all-powerful district attorney. Meanwhile, a pretty law student arrives for a summer program.
Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
7: Summer Girls
The guys aid two female Navy sailors who are charged with assault. Hanna helps in the case, but she may have hidden motives in doing so. Meanwhile, Pindar mediates a dispute between virtual-business owners; and Karp tangles with a summer associate.
Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
8: Last Dance
Peter and Jared help a widow retain the body of her esteemed late husband from being awkwardly immortalized as a dancer in a human body exhibit. When a stalker begins harassing Stanton Infeld, Karp thinks it may be an old client just released from prison and out for revenge. Hanna runs into an old college friend and sparks an old romance.
Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
9: Waiting on a Friend
Peter and Jared must clear their name when a former client is arrested for skipping trial, only to accuse her two lawyers of paying her to disappear. This promotes an internal, misconduct, investigation at Infeld-Daniels against the pair that could cost them their job. Jared meets an unexpected love interest when some New York associates show up in LA to investigate the claims. In this episode we also see how the dynamic legal duo of Franklin and Bash came to be.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
10: 6:50 to SLC
When Jared's father, Leonard Franklin attempts to buy the firm from Stanton Infeld, Peter and Jared fight to save it. Peter also comes to the rescue of an old high school friend who is running for governor and wants to drop out of the race due to a scandal.
Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
1: Coffee and Cream
After legal heavyweight Rachel King humiliates Franklin & Bash on national television, Stanton hires her to help run the firm. Peter and Jared represent a famous magician after a bracelet vanishes and never reappears. Damien intentionally re-releases an embarrassing viral video with hopes to expedite his judicial appointment. Pindar finds a termite in his bed and has the house tented, but staying on the outside proves too difficult and results in the Man Cave’s destruction.
Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
2: Dead and Alive
The gang moves into Infeld’s beach house and Peter is quick to pursue their beautiful neighbor Charlie. Jared and Peter must prove a veteran is alive after a clerical error wrongfully pronounced him deceased and he is poised to lose his house. Karp is increasingly concerned about Infeld’s erratic behavior, which comes to a head when he befriends a Ukrainian drive-through worker and plans to marry her for a visa extension so she can pursue the American dream.
Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
3: Good Lovin'
When Peter’s mother is arrested on prostitution charges it’s up to the boys to prove her methods are purely therapeutic. But when Jared’s sexually demanding fling with the opposing DA renders him exhausted and useless, Peter must single handedly confront his mother on the stand and distill her true motive. Meanwhile, Damien attempts to woo a judge with hopes to gain endorsement for his bench after he retires.
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
4: Captain Johnny
A wager is made between Rachel and the boys as to whose case will garner better PR for the firm -- Jared and Peter’s defense of a fisherman in which they invoke "Pirate Law" or Rachel’s case, a wrongful termination involving a self-proclaimed psychic. Meanwhile, Peter and Jared acquire a "discarded" curbside sofa, which Pindar discovers is a certain celebrity. This renews a feud between the star and their landlord, Stanton.
Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
5: By the Numbers
Peter and Jared represent a brilliant actuary who buys a dying woman’s life insurance policy for pennies on the dollar and then is accused of her murder. Damien and Infeld work with a Venice Beach beekeeper, and Peter makes headway with Charlie, but is surprised to learn she has a daughter.
Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
Jared and Peter come to the aid of their friend Robbie who’s been charged with murdering his long-time practical joke adversary. The boys must cast aside their instincts as lawyers and channel their inner prankster to draw out the truth. Damien handles a case for Infeld’s foundation; a turf war for shelf space between a supermarket and a non-profit that employs rehabilitated criminals. Peter finally gets to meet Charlie’s daughter who takes a shine to Pindar.
Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
Peter and Jared attempt to silence a relentless heckler who’s singled out a major league prospect. Rachel reluctantly handles her family’s litigation against a bull semen distributor, and Karp’s quest to judgeship hits a roadblock when his mentor is found dead on a golf course. Meanwhile, Peter’s future with Charlie takes a back seat to her potential career commitments.
Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
8: Out of the Blue
On Rachel’s order, Peter and Jared must court a client whose business was struck by a priceless meteorite. Once the government tries to seize the artifact, the boys’ legal maneuvering steers their client toward his Indian ancestry in an effort to save it. Infeld defends Damien for the murder of a judge, subsequently revealing a few secrets of his own about that fateful day.
Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
9: Shoot to Thrill
Peter and Jared defend a bounty hunter who’s been charged with excessive use of force, resulting in an F&B-style courtroom demonstration that literally blows up in their face. Jared tries to cheer Peter up by bringing him along on a double date. Karp takes a Franklin and Bash approach to life after some good news, and Pindar’s stalking of their famous neighbor turns ugly when he crashes a drone onto his deck and finds Peter’s girlfriend Charlie in his company.
Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
10: Gone in a Flash
A subpoena of Pindar’s computer unearths evidence that he may have been responsible for the destruction of the Man Cave. An insurance fraud investigation is spearheaded which ultimately implicates the entire F&B gang. Karp finally gets his shot before a judicial selection committee but quickly finds they know way too much about his past, and Peter and Charlie plan one last "montage" before she leaves for San Francisco and their summer of love comes to an end. Infeld is finally able to make peace with his old foe.
Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
1: The Curse of Hor-Aha
Four months after the arrest of Stanton Infeld, Peter and Jared find themselves in charge of the newly renamed Infeld Daniels Franklin & Bash. Enter Mason Trawley an archaeologist who believes he's been unfairly locked out of a storage unit containing many treasured artifacts, among which is the death mask of Egyptian Pharaoh Hor-Aha. Peter and Jared agree to take Trawley's case, but soon find themselves questioning their client's sanity when a former professor claims Trawley is unstable and possibly dangerous. Peter, and Jared hire private investigator Dan Mundy to discreetly search the firm's computers for evidence that might exonerate Infeld of his supposed crimes. Meanwhile, Ellen Swatello the newest partner to join the IDFB ranks, defends a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in danger of being closed in order for a Day Care Center to open up down the street, resulting in a weed-iation.
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
2: Kershaw vs. Lincecum
The firm's newest attorney, Anita Haskins, takes point on a seemingly simple divorce case, but when it's revealed that the plaintiff is married to a plastic surgeon who's been subletting at the firm, Peter and Jared step in to ensure they don't lose the much needed revenue stream. They guys must now win the case by proving the surgeon cheated on her -- with her. Also, a promise to score tickets to a highly anticipated baseball game sends the boys calling in favors all over town leading to a kiss Peter or Jared will never forget.
Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
3: Love Is the Drug
A driver who works for a crowd-sourced taxi service is accused of stealing celebrity handbags with the help of one of his passengers. Peter and Jared have their work cut out for them when it's revealed the passenger used a fake identity to book the rides, and left their client to take the fall. The guys must find the mystery girl and convince her to confess, but when they do, they discover the driver's crush on her is so debilitating, it's almost clinical, giving them no choice but to put his neurochemicals on the stand and prove his "crush" is akin to that of a "judgment impairing drug." Meanwhile, furious that his caricature has been removed from a local restaurant, Infeld sucker-punches the owner, re-sparking a bitter rivalry.
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
4: Good Cop/Bad Cop
Peter and Jared become the targets of a dirty cop; the boys turn to Peter's old flame for help; Stanton Infeld competes against his nephew for a high-powered piece of business.
Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
5: Deep Throat
Peter and Jared defend a high-school newspaper reporter accused of running a smear campaign. Meanwhile, Jared and Swattello must detail their relationship to HR, and Infeld sues a dry cleaner.
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
6: Dance the Night Away
The guys advocate for an injured stripper, and ultimately help the dancers of Los Angeles to unionize. Meanwhile, nemesis Damien Karp rejoins the firm.
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
7: Honor Thy Mother
Romantic complications swirl around Peter's mother (Jane Seymour) and Jared. Meanwhile, the guys try to save their favorite diner after it's shut down; and Pindar returns with big news.
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
8: Falcon's Nest
Franklin and Bash try to help their friend with an adult adoption; Karp and Anita join forces.
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
9: Spirits in the Material World
Peter and Jared try to prove that a real estate giant knowingly deceived a retired couple.
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
10: Red or Black
A mysterious invitation beckons Infeld to Las Vegas to confront his destiny.