Marshall Law: episode guide
Leather and Silk
unaired original pilot
Starring: Lisa McCune as Ros Sherman, Kerry Armstrong as Verity Sherman, Lani Tupu as Dylan Boyd, Alison Whyte as Prue Staley, Deidre Rubenstein as Esther Hersch QC, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell as Frank Dellabosca, Nathaniel Kiwi as Scott Higgins,
Dogs, Wives And Videotapes
Ros Marshall has to prove herself as a Junior Crown prosecutor when she gets her first case—acting for a pole dancer who's determined justice will be done one way or another. Tempers flare when her sister Verity and ex-husband Dylan go head to head in a property dispute over a dog. Verity's patience is stretched to the limit by his courtroom antics. There's a clash of wills as both strive to outdo each other.
Guest Starring: Frank Gallacher as Frank Dellabosca, Karen Hadfield as Coral, Jane Hall as Prue Staley, Trudy Hellier as Gillian, Nathaniel Kiwi as Scott Higgins, Michelle McClatchy as Joanna, Barry Mitchell as Roy, Richard Moss as Atilla, Joshua Parnell as Cummins, Greg Stone as Don Foster
The Perfect Sister
Ros is finding it difficult to follow her older sister Varity's footsteps. Ros' fraud case seems straightforward enough but when love gets in the way, complications set in. She also has to cope with the work experience girl from hell. Verity's life is turned upside down when she discovers a lump in her breast, and the sisters' roles are reversed. For once, Verity needs all the help Ros can offer. As Verity tries to take stock of her life, her efforts in the courtroom take on an unusual perspective. Ex-husband Dylan tries to help her, but is not met with the response he expected. While Verity may be perfect, it seems Ros is, in fact, the perfect sister.
Guest Starring: Michael Fry as Mark, Jane Hall as Prue Staley, Terry Norris as Mr. Grand, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch
When Ros tries to keep a small-time crim out of jail, she is met with opposition from an unexpected source. Legal aid solicitor Mikey O'Dea reluctantly comes to her aid. Verity, mystified by her opposing counsel's behaviour in a defamation case, finds herself a victim of the legal rumour mill. She is rankled when Dylan runs for bar council.
Guest Starring: Jane Hall as Prue Staley, Tony Hawkins as Judge Green, Rachel Maza as Davina, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Grant Piro as Hallion, Maria Theodorakis as Lindy Milano, Stig Wemyss as Peter Telfer
Ros finds her skills tested when a male erotic dancer is assaulted by the captain of a girls' volleyball team during a night out. When Verity conducts a moot court, we get a glimpse of what drew her and Dylan together.
Guest Starring: Terry Brittingham as Publican, Kate Fitzpatrick as Susan, Frank Gallacher as Frank Dellabosca, Francis Greenslade as Gavin Duffy, Christopher Kirby as Tripod, Clea Langton as Clerk, Marijke Mann as Rachel, Verity McIntyre as Julie Larson, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Maria Theodorakis as Lindy Milano
Life in the Raw
Bedlam in the courtroom as Ros prosecutes a university professor for indecent exposure. Verity takes on a feral ten year old in the Children's Court and Dylan indulges himself with an expensive new car, while supposedly devoid of money when he divorced Verity.
Guest Starring: Briony Behets as Sonia, Peter Docker as Steve, Gary Files as Professor Thorne, Joshua Jay as Timmy, Tracey Kelly as Lucy, Shane Lee as Warren, Verity McIntyre as Julie Larson, Richard Moss as Atilla, Justin Parslow as Manager (as Justin Harris Parslow), Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Kristian Pithie as Case Worker, Michelle Royal as Mrs. Westmore, Bruno Stepnell as Client, Greg Stone as Don Foster
Note: episode numbering reflects that "Life in the Raw" was originally scheduled to air before "Mother's Day".
Ros's straightforward bail hearing gets complicated when Dylan becomes her opposing counsel and sees another side to her former brother-in-law. Verity defends Ishbel, a witch accused of embezzlement.
Guest Starring: Suzi Dougherty as Ishbel, Christopher Doyle as Darryl (as Chris Doyle), Michele Fawdon as Judge Kath, Jane Hall as Prue Staley, Nathaniel Kiwi as Scott Higgins, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Neil Pigot as Brett, Ian Robertson as Seaton, Nigel Rodrigues as Patel, Greg Stone as Don Foster
The Real Thing
Ros and Mikey lock horns in the family feud from hell. As they try to smooth the troubled waters between warring sisters, an unforeseen circumstance arises. When a woman assaults a shoe salesman on the eve of her wedding she is surprised to find she has Verity's full sympathy. Her client's problems cause Verity to reflect on her own wedding day. Verity and Ros see Dylan's new girlfriend as the ultimate betrayal.
Guest Starring: Frank Gallacher as Frank Dellabosca, Alicia Gardiner as Fran, Jane Hall as Prue Staley, Nathaniel Kiwi as Scott Higgins, Elena Mandalis as Kim, Verity McIntyre as Julie Larson, Benjamin McNair as Tarpey, Richard Moss as Atilla, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Maria Theodorakis as Lindy Milano, Brian Wenzel as Murray
Ros is desperate to salvage a family treasure from her father's estate. Family tensions escalate as a dispute develops over his estate. When Ros enlists Dylan's help, Verity and Dylan's feelings for each other are rekindled. Ros is forced to ask for her mother's help and Verity sacrifices her pride to help settle the legal wrangle. Dylan's patience is tested when Gav finds himself on the wrong side of the law.
Guest Starring: Anton Berezin as Dudley, Betty Bobbit as Wanda, Brett Cousins as Petley, Kate Fitzpatrick as Susan, Christopher Gabardi as David, Frank Gallacher as Frank Dellabosca, Francis Greenslade as Gavin Duffy, Annie Jones as Sandra, Jackie Kelleher as Minnie, Ralph Marsden as Mr. Hammer, Verity McIntyre as Julie Larson, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Alistair Reid as Taylor, Greg Stone as Don Foster, Stig Wemyss as Peter Telfer
Trial by Jury
It's Ros' first trial and with an unwilling witness it seems unwinable. Although seriously distracted by carnal desires, Verity finds a creative solution to a rental dispute. Dylan's curiosity is aroused when Prue alerts him to Verity's uncharacteristic behaviour - like accidentally wearing odd shoes to a mediation hearing. Dylan's sexual fantasies drive him to distraction. Ros and Verity find they have a friend in common which they're not at all happy about.
Guest Starring: Bassem Abousaid as Lawyer, Jane Hall as Prue Staley, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Stig Wemyss as Peter Telfer
Pleasure and Pain
When a young man almost dies from a B & D session gone wrong, Ros prosecutes the bondage mistress in charge. She's mystified by her young client's apparent affection for the bondage mistress, until his strange secret is revealed. Ros and her police informant share a mutual attraction. Verity has her hands full when her client doesn't take the assault charges seriously. When he tries to mix business with pleasure, Scott is quick to come to Verity's rescue. Dylan panics that he might be called as a witness in Ros' case.
Guest Starring: Andrew Bayly as Warren, Damien Bodie as Paul, Milijana Cancar as Leonie, Alec Gilbert as Peter, Jane Hall as Prue Staley, Pietro Iodice as Man, Nathaniel Kiwi as Scott Higgins, Maxine Klibingaitis as Val, Clea Langton as Clerk, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor as Grant, Verity McIntyre as Julie Larson, Colin Moody as Jeremy, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Simon Phelan as Lindsay, Greg Stone as Don Foster, Maria Theodorakis as Lindy Milano, Chris Wallace as Ron, Kirsty White as Clerk
When Ros and Verity clash during an assault case, Verity is determined to beat her younger sister. Ros is equally determined to show Verity that she won't be taken for granted. Mikey's hopes soar when Ros decides she wants a 'proper' relationship. Ros and Verity have a domestic crisis. Dylan and Ros unite against Verity on both the domestic and work fronts. Dylan is forced to make painful sacrifices to sort out his tax problems. Esther is on hand to offer the best solution.
Guest Starring: Stephen Curry as Glen, Chris Hemsworth as The Kid, Fletcher Humphrys as Wayne, Christopher Lyons as Dakota, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Grant Piro as Hallion, Greg Stone as Don Foster, Maria Theodorakis as Lindy Milano
Backing Your Judgement
A dilemma for Ros as Dellabosca tells her to up the charges in a theft case while Mikey and the police informant want them reduced. With the police informant's baby due at any time, Don goes with the chaotic flow of the courtroom. Ros's flirtation with Don continues. When Judge Green inadvertently insults Dellabsoca's artistic efforts, Dellabosca sets out on a fateful path of revenge which is played out in the courtroom. Dylan is forced to mediate. The stoush between Dellabosca and Judge Green has a sobering effect on Verity's client. Judge Green's nitpicking drives Gav mad. Ros pays the price for complimenting Dellabosca's paintings.
Guest Starring: Ian Dixon as Chris, Tony Hawkins as Judge Green, Wayne Hope as Murphy, James Judge as Officer, Troy Lempriere as Clerk, Bryan Martin as Race Caller, Sport 972, Verity McIntyre as Julie Larson, Eddy McShortall as Roger, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Grant Piro as Hallion, Chris Stevenson as Donovan, William Wood as Tipstaff
The Beast That Roared
Ros prosecutes a mental impairment case made all the more difficult when the defendant decides to self represent. Verity runs her first prosecution, with the formidable Prue opposing. When Verity learns Scott is Prue's instructing solicitor, she feels a sense of betrayal and cold shoulders him. Scott is devastated. Ros tells Dylan that Prue wants to jump his bones. He has to resort to desperate measures when Prue pays him a surprise visit. Ros changes her style of dress so Don will find her more attractive. Sensing Ros' interest in Don, Mikey seeks solace in a big breasted woman.
Guest Starring: Nathan Godkin as Brentlee, Jane Hall as Prue Staley, Nathaniel Kiwi as Scott Higgins, Verity McIntyre as Julie Larson, Richard Moss as Atilla, James Shaw as Sgt. Balcomb, Greg Stone as Don Foster, Brett Swain as Malcolm, Ross Williams as Ivan
Conflict of Interest
Ros tries to fend off an offender who has a crush on her. He remembers her from a past amorous encounter but she has no recollection of him. Much to Mikey's disappointment, Ros and Don continue their hot relationship. When Prue is charged with assaulting a solicitor, Esther volunteers to represent her but has to withdraw due to a conflict of interest. An unhappy Verity finds herself junioring for Dylan and opposing the unctuous Peter Telfer. Prue's romantic dalliance with Gav to make Dylan jealous backfires.
Guest Starring: Rodney Afif as Habash, Serge De Nardo as Raymond, Michele Fawdon as Judge Kath, Francis Greenslade as Gavin Duffy, Robert Grubb as Pedro, Jane Hall as Prue Staley, Tony Hawkins as Judge Green, Clea Langton as Clerk, Troy Lempriere as Clerk, Richard Moss as Atilla, Brendan O'Connor as De Niro, Michael O'Malley as Duma, Chris Parker as Andrew, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Greg Stone as Don Foster, Stig Wemyss as Peter Telfer
Ros' skills are put to the test when a would-be burglar accidentally snorts the cremated remains of a dog. Her steamy relationship with Don is under threat when she's tempted by an old flame from university. Mikey continues to angst because Ros doesn't return his feelings. Verity is convinced her client is innocent but Esther and Telfer are determined to prove otherwise. Verity learns that Dylan is back with Lindy. A surprise birthday is planned for Judge Kath. There's an unwelcome guest for Verity.
Guest Starring: Nikola Dubois as Belinda, Michele Fawdon as Judge Kath, Frank Gallacher as Dellabosca, Lakshmi Holmes as Amy, Donna Matthews as Suzy, Verity McIntyre as Julie Larson, Matthew Molony as Foley, Anne Phelan as Esther Hersch, Grant Piro as Hallion, Orpheus Pledger as Freddie, Julian Martin Skehan as Entwhistle, Greg Stone as Don Foster, Maria Theodorakis as Lindy, Ethan Thoi as Tran, Damian Walshe-Howling as Jeffrey Mason, Stig Wemyss as Peter Telfer, Kirsty White as Clerk, William Wood as Tipstaff, Gareth Yuen as Quoc Le
Boys Behaving Badly
Ros and Mikey do their best to quell longstanding hostilities between warring neighbours. Their feral clients make life in the courtroom hell. Verity and Scott tackle a penile enhancement gone wrong. With Dylan and Gavan opposing and a nervous client, Verity and Scott have their work cut out for them. Gav laments the loss of Prue more than the loss of his marriage. After the unexpected demise of her relationship with Don, Mikey finally scores a date with Ros, but the night doesn't turn out to be as romantic as he'd hoped.
Guest Starring: Ozgur Akdeniz as Steven, Soula Alexander as Dr. Paige, John Benton as Dr. McKillop, Peter Finn Grayson as Extra in courtroom, Francis Greenslade as Gavin Duffy, Tony Hawkins as Judge Green, Ferdinand Hoang as Mr. Nguyen, Trent Huen as Daniel Nguyen, Clea Langton as Clerk, Ian Rooney as Mr. Howgate, Greg Stone as Don Foster, Sergio Tell as Goran, Ross Thompson as Hoban, George Vidalis as Hakim
Episode 17 (series finale)
Ros hopes she's not out of depth when Dellabosca assigns her to a child murder committal. When her prime witness falters, the case is in jeopardy. Verity is involved in a case where a man claims his son has been emotionally abused by Santa Claus. Verity's mother has deteriorated to the point where she no longer recognises her own daughter.
Guest Starring: Paul Sonkkila as Jack Money
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