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The Guardian (2001 - 2004)

The Guardian (2001 - 2004)

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50%

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Series Info

The TV series revolves around Nick Fallin, a hotshot lawyer working at his father's Pittsburgh law firm. After getting arrested for drug use, he's sentenced to do 1,500 hours of community service. He becomes a part-time child advocate at Legal Aid Services, where he realizes that every case is an eye-opener for him.

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2003, CBS, 22 episodes

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2002, CBS, 23 episodes

53%
Critics Consensus: The Guardian has a well-meaning premise and a compulsively watchable star in Simon Baker, but the series is limp upon arrival with its bland characterization and rote procedural formula.

2001, CBS, 22 episodes

Cast

Simon Baker
as Nick Fallin
Dabney Coleman
as Burton Fallin
Alan Rosenberg
as Alvin Masterson
Raphael Sbarge
as Jake Straka
Wendy Moniz
as Louisa `Lulu' Archer
Kathleen Chalfant
as Laurie Solt
Erica Leerhsen
as Amanda Bowles
Rusty Schwimmer
as Barbara Ludzinski
Amanda Michalka
as Shannon Gressler
Johnny Sneed
as Brian Olson
Angela Featherstone
as Suzanne Pell
John Rubinstein
as Sen. Nathan Caldwell
Rita Moreno
as Caroline Novak
Erik Knudsen
as Hunter Reed
Courtney Gains
as Roy Cantwell
Bethany Joy Lenz
as Claire Stasiak
Bruce A. Young
as Albert Gregg
Lolita Davidovich
as Victoria Little
Josh Peck
as Christopher Rapp
Pat Skipper
as Wade Meyers
Chad Morgan
as Emily Bernsley
Scout Taylor-Compton
as Tiffany Skovich
Joshua Harto
as Scott Davenport
Farrah Fawcett
as Mary Gressler
Courtney Gaines
as Roy Cantwell
Jude Ciccolella
as Gus Archer
Kenneth Welsh
as Dr. Thomas Reed
Evan Handler
as Mitchell Lichtman
Nicky Katt
as Evan Puskaric
Tom Amandes
as Dr. Thomas Reed
Denise Dowse
as Judge Damsen
Francis Capra
as Donnie Longo
Rod Britt
as Judge Lutz
Bruce Weitz
as Ed Straka
Billy Mayo
as Det. Jonas
John Lafayette
as Henry Sloan
Todd Stashwick
as Jed Tobin
Victor McCay
as Martin Keenan
Michael Olifiers
as Officer Geary
Danielle Panabaker
as Samantha Gray
Anna Gunn
as Meghan Barstow
Henry Gibson
as Phil Hostetler
Micole Mercurio
as Maureen Straka
Kathleen York
as Janine Crane
Lee Thompson Young
as Levi Mooney
Patrice Johnson
as Anita Hendricks
Kevin G. Schmidt
as Ted Huberty
Michael Tighe
as Jim Gray
Jesse Plemons
as Lawrence Neal
René Ashton
as Annete Sprague
Christine Estabrook
as Liz Hetherington
Sal Landi
as Al Sandro
Sarah Rayne
as Jenna Gilliam
Michelle Azar
as Meg Howard
Taylor Nichols
as Alex Kaller
Myndy Crist
as Doris Greene
Anne Judson-Yager
as Tracey Butler
Myles Mason
as Bryant Wilcox
Taylor Sheridan
as Tim Dohanic
Paul Gleason
as Scott Kolbrenner
Tate Donovan
as Lou Caffey
David Burke
as Rob Kagen
Kevin Brief
as Len Getkin
Heather McComb
as Dina Jameson
John De Lancie
as Frank Newburg
Brent Jennings
as Cliff Jenkins
Steve Eastin
as Ron Hassey
Carmine Giovinazzo
as Glen Lightstone
Dan Byrd
as Jeremy Hetherington
Francis Guinan
as Seth Hallowell
Tania Raymonde
as Petra Nystrom
Chris Pine
as Lonnie Grady
Judson Mills
as Pete Akins
Amy D. Higgins
as Carol Rapp
Tonya Pinkins
as Melinda Tralins
John Walcutt
as Wayne Haller
Robert Joy
as Larry Hines
M.J. Karmi
as Dawn Newburg
Bob Morrisey
as Kenneth Van Gergen
Aaron Paul
as Ethan Ritter
Eric Siegel
as Jonah Horwitz
Nick Jameson
as Dr. Tressler
Jamai Fisher
as Norah Jenkins
Corey Reynolds
as Robert Bridge
Hallee Hirsh
as Andrea Caffey
Francis X. McCarthy
as Walter McNeil
David Packer
as Ken Krause
Raymond Baker
as Albert Aaronson
Nicole Prescott
as Hilary Kurtz
Evan Jones
as Malcolm Dempsey
Dyan Kane
as Jenny Sandro
Karina Logue
as Summer Neal
Percy Daggs III
as Antoine Davis
P.B. Hutton
as Mrs. Webber
Kerry Washington
as Drea Westbrook
Chris Dollard
as Ken Potter
Doug Savant
as Eric Kane
Donna Bullock
as Penny Hannaway
John Hartmann
as John Pine
Daphne Ashbrook
as Samantha Furnan
James B. Sikking
as William McGee
Michael Phenicie
as Ray Harper
Lisa Pelikan
as Carol Ritter
Zena Grey
as Ashley Webber
Alex Buck
as Cam Pell
Lisa Rotondi
as Jackie Aaronson
Lawrence Pressman
as Donald Sample
Charles Esten
as Marc Hansen
Cedric Pendleton
as Winston Veers
Tracy Middendorf
as Laura Donnellon
Michael Gaston
as Steve Bernardo
Shelly Cole
as April Sandro
Mark Kiely
as Clay Simmons
Randall Arney
as David Beldon
Joseph Campanella
as Ralph Longo
Brent Sexton
as Tom Burke
William O'Leary
as Brad Fulton
Nick Searcy
as Paul Nystrom
Robin Thomas
as Alan Price
T.J. Hall
as Philip Kearse
Al Ruscio
as Albert `Sparky' Walters
Geraldine Hughes
as Joyce Burke
Dion Anderson
as Red Puskaric
Tom Bower
as Rufus
Mary Mara
as Alison Scanlon
Dee Freeman
as Karen Rigas
Madison Mason
as Jerry Palmer
Polly Draper
as Meryl Dimetrio
Justine Miceli
as Rachel Shell
David Valcin
as Edward Matthews
Sean Marquette
as Connor Adams
Stanley Kamel
as James Fuller
Joel Polis
as Jerry Lazar
Julie Hagerty
as Helena Morris
Bernard White
as Ahmad Hassan
Erich Anderson
as Hal Lewicki
Rick Fitts
as Daniel Hoepfinger
Lamya Jazek
as Salaam Hassan
Mason Lucero
as Kenny Traeger
Peter Birkenhead
as Herb Connelly
Lew Dauber
as Dr. Walter Garrison
Erik Estrada
as Himself
Patience Cleveland
as Rose Valent
Kirk Baltz
as Ray Howard
Judith Hoag
as Ria Lewicki
Shannon O'Hurley
as Annie Randall
Chris Heuisler
as Perry Hudson
Michael McGrady
as Herb Randall
Lisa Darr
as Dr. Pat Driscoll
Sylva Kelegian
as Roz Kempf
Todd Waring
as ADA Finneran
Joel David Moore
as Malcolm Reeves
Jamie Anne Allman
as Mandy Gressler
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Series Details

TV Network: CBS
Premiere Date: Sep 25, 2001
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Michael Pressman, Mark Johnson, Vahan Moosekian, David Hollander
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