1st Season

#1 Pilot
#2 Compromising Positions
#3 The Kiss
#4 The Affair
#5 One Hundred Tears Away
#6 The Promise
#7 The Attitude
#8 Drawing the Lines
#9 The Dirty Joke
#10 Boy to the World
#11 Silver Bells
#12 Cro-Magnon
#13 The Blame Game
#14 Body Language
#15 Once in a Lifetime
#16 Forbidden Fruits
#17 Theme of Life
#18 The Playing Field
#19 Happy Birthday, Baby
#20 The Inmates
#21 Being There
#22 Alone Again
#23 These are the Days

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#1 Pilot: Aired Monday, September 8, 1997

Young lawyer Ally McBeal experiences emotional turmoil when she takes a job at a firm where her childhood sweetheart and first love also works.

#2 Compromising Positions: Aired Monday, September 15, 1997

Ally meets the firm's other founding partner – when she defends him on charges of soliciting a prostitute – and feels like a prostitute herself when Fish asks her to date a prospective client.

#3 The Kiss: Aired Monday, September 22, 1997

Ally has a confusing first date with client Ronald Cheanie...and teams up with Georgia to represent a television anchorwoman fired because of her age and sex.

#4 The Affair: Aired Monday, September 29, 1997

The widow of Ally's former law professor asks Ally to speak at his funeral...not knowing she once had an affair with him.

#5 One Hundred Tears Away: Aired Monday, October 20, 1997

Ally is arrested for tripping a woman in a supermarket, then faces a bar association hearing on her emotional competence to practice law.

#6 The Promise: Aired Monday, October 27, 1997

Ally saves an obese man's life – only to become the object of his affection.

#7 The Attitude: Aired Monday, November 3, 1997

Ally clashes with a client's rabbi – and dates a handsome District Attorney – while Georgia considers suing her law firm for sex discrimination.

#8 Drawing the Lines: Aired Monday, November 10, 1997

The firm helps the wife of a rich man negate a prenuptial agreement. Elain'e sexual harassment complaint comes to a head. Ally and Billy negotiate personal boundaries in their still tenuous friendship.

#9 The Dirty Joke: Aired Monday, November 17, 1997

The delivery girl sues the firm for sexual harassment. Ally tries to prove she's no Goodie Two-shoes by learning how to appreciate, and tell, dirty jokes.

#10 Boy to the World: Aired Monday, December 1, 1997

Ally defends and befriends a young transvestite prostitute. Fish sues for the right to discuss his dead uncle's prejudices in a eulogy. Cage ponders dating Ally.

#11 Silver Bells: Aired Monday, December 15, 1997

As Elaine plans the firm's musical Christmas party, a case involving a man with two wives causes Ally, Billy and Georgia to examine their relationship. Fish deals with Whipper's holiday marriage blues. Cage asks Ally out.

#12 Cro-Magnon: Aired Monday, January 5, 1998

As the firm's men plan to view a big boxing match, Ally dates a male art model with one large attribute, and is haunted by hallucinations of a dancing baby.

#13 The Blame Game: Aired Monday, January 19, 1998

As Ally, Cage and Georgia try a case about liability in an airplane crash, Ally is reunited with male model Glenn, her recent one-night stand, who makes her feel guilty about using him as a sexual object.

#14 Body Language: Aired Monday, February 2, 1998

Ally comes up with a creative strategy to convince a prison superintendant that an inmate should be allowed to marry. Whipper breaks up with Fish and Cage undergoes smile therapy.

#15 Once in a Lifetime: Aired Monday, February 23, 1998

Representing an artist who can't forget his dead wife conjures up ghosts of one-in-a-lifetime love for Ally and Billy. Cage worries about kissing Ally as their first date looms.

#16 Forbidden Fruits: Aired Monday, March 2, 1998

The firm represents a U.S. Senator accused of breaking up his wife's former marriage. Ally's legal arguments about true love get her into trouble with Georgia and Billy.

#17 Theme of Life: Aired Monday, March 9, 1998

Ally defends a doctor accused of transplanting a pig's liver into a woman without her permission. Ally and Georgia square off in a kickboxing match and Whipper dumps Fish for toying again with Janet Reno.

#18 The Playing Field: Aired Monday, March 16, 1998

Ally faces off against a child prodigy-attorney. A woman claims she is the victim of harassment because, unlike her female co-workers, she refused to use sex as a means of advancing her career.

#19 Happy Birthday, Baby: Aired Monday, April 6, 1998

Ally is mortified when her friends throw her a surprise birthday party. A man with a foot fetish refuses to use insanity as a defense.

#20 The Inmates: Aired Monday, April 27, 1998

The firm joins forces with Bobby Donnell and his staff (from The Practice) when a client is accused of killing her husband. Reneé is arrested for assault. A waiter alleges he was fired because he isn't gay.

#21 Being There: Aired Monday, May 4, 1998

Cage defends Reneé against assault charges. A home pregnancy test reveals Georgia is pregnant.

#22 Alone Again: Aired Monday, May 11, 1998

Cage defends a longtime convict who used a trampoline to break out of prison a month before his release. A woman intends to sue her ex-fiancé for leaving her at the altar.

#23 These are the Days: Aired Monday, May 18, 1998

Bobby Donnell (from The Practice) asks for the firm's help when two men seek an operation to switch hearts. Cage's cousin is arrested for assaulting happy people with a paddle.

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