"The Practice"

"The Practice"

Episode synopsis from Ultimate TV.

"Food Chains" -- Ellenor fights to save a highly intelligent chimpanzee from deadly medical testing; Helen, Jimmy and Rebecca set up a sting to expose an insurance fraud ring; and Bobby agrees to make certain staff members partners in the firm, on "The Practice," MONDAY, APRIL 6 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

Please note: In this episode, series star Camryn Manheim demonstrates her fluency in American Sign Language.

"The Practice" stars Dylan McDermott as Bobby Donnell, Michael Badalucco as Jimmy Berluti, LisaGay Hamilton as Rebecca Washington, Steve Harris as Eugene Young, Camryn Manheim as Ellenor Frutt, Kelli Williams as Lindsay Dole and Lara Flynn Boyle as Helen Gamble.

Guest starring are Linda Hunt as Judge Zoey Hiller, Carolyn McCormick as Dr. Katherin Nesbit, Billy "Sly" Williams as Marcus Robbins, Donal Logue as A.D.A. Dick Flood, J.C. MacKenzie as Dr. Fred Spivak, Richard Gilliland as Atty. Walter Myron, Michael Cavanaugh as Kenneth Patterson, Reni Santoni as Ronald Mapp and Debbie Evans as Driver.

Blip on Carolyn McCormick from an article found here:

Carolyn McCormick, who played Robert Pastorelli's long-suffering wife in "Cracker," also guests as Dr. Katherine Nesbit, a primatologist who enlists Ellenor's help to save Tina the chimpanzee from a life sentence in a biomedical lab.

"Food Chains" Synopsis