Eli Stone: The Complete First Season [4 Discs] [DVD]

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Overview

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

Special Features


  • Extended pilot episode with audio commentary
  • Deleted scenes
  • Eli Oops! (bloopers)
  • Acting on Faith: Eli and George Michael
  • Turning a Prophet: The Creation of Eli Stone
  • Creating Visions: The Effects of Eli Stone
  • Inside the Firm: The Natasha Henstridge Tour

Synopsis


Eli Stone (Jonny Lee Miller) is an ethically challenged San Francisco lawyer, who, through a series of visions brought on by a life-threatening brain aneurysm, begins to change for the better. In the whimsical comedy-drama's first season, those hallucinations frequently showcase pop singer George Michael. Indeed, all 13 episodes are named after his songs. Eli works at Wethersby, Posner & Klein, which handles the business of wealthy clients, and one of its partners, Jordan Wethersby (Victor Garber), happens to be the father of Eli's fiancée Taylor (Natasha Henstridge), also a lawyer (who joins the firm in Episode 5). Eli's condition is a source of considerable stress, but he is not alone in his plight. His brother Nathan (Matt Letscher) is a neurologist who recognizes the seriousness of Eli's condition; and Dr. Chen (James Saito), an acupuncturist and Eastern mystic, believes Eli may be a prophet. Eli also finds allies at work in Patti (Loretta Devine), his sassy, but devoted, assistant, and Maggie (Julie Gonzalo), an ambitious junior associate who encourages Eli's emerging spiritual side. Of course, Eli's transformation from an unscrupulous attorney to a man with a conscience about the world's injustices, exemplified in cases involving medical malpractice, corporate malfeasance and, in general, the rights of the oppressed, doesn't sit well with the other names on the firm's letterhead, Martin Posner (Tom Amandes) and Marci Klein (Katey Sagal). They frown on his altruistic nature and even question his sanity. George Michael appears as himself in several episodes, including "I Want Your Sex," about free speech in schools, and Tom Cavanagh guest stars in flashbacks as Eli and Nathan's father. The cast also features Jason George, Sam Jaeger, and Laura Benanti. ~ Joe Friedrich

Cast & Crew


  • Jonny Lee Miller - Eli Stone
  • Victor Garber - Jordan Wethersby
  • Natasha Henstridge - Taylor Wethersby
  • Loretta Devine - Patti
  • Sam Jaeger - Matt Dowd




Customer rating

5.0
100%
would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    its soooo sad

    Posted
    traviesa

    That these kind of family programs are lost because all the new programs that have killings, blood, body parts well you know what I mean. I enjoyed this program because I could sit with my children and grand kids and enjoy a program that we would all see together without telling the kids they cant watch it. I have season 2 and we all still enjoy it.( together )

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Enjoyable series

    Posted
    courageous

    This series is about a lawyer and how his medical condition gives him insight into the future. He helps the underdog. It is a series that is uplifting and enjoyable. I wish that the series would have ran longer than it did.

    I would recommend this to a friend



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