Season 3 Episodes

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Ally McBeal: The Musical, Almost

Season 3, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/22/2000
Brian and Ally go to dinner with her parents. A nervous Ally and her hostile father make the dinner dreadful.
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Hope and Glory

Season 3, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/15/2000
Nelle schemes to leave Cage & Fish in order to start her own firm and it leaves both Richard and John furious.
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Do You Wanna Dance?

Season 3, Episode 19 - Air Date: 5/8/2000
Ally engages in a little virtual sex, with a guy she’s been writing to online for the past few months.
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Turning Thirty

Season 3, Episode 18 - Air Date: 5/1/2000
The firm defends a woman accused of murdering her eighty-nine-year-old husband by suffocating him...
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I Will Survive

Season 3, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/17/2000
Gloria Gaynor stalks Ally around singing "I Will Survive." Meanwhile, Ally and Ling team up to represent a woman who beat her cheating husband to death with his prosthetic leg.
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Boy Next Door

Season 3, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/27/2000
Billy represents a woman in an annulment action case, who's deeply religious husband wants out of the marriage.
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Prime Suspect

Season 3, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/20/2000
Cage's 'oddball' client (from the previous episode) is accused of murdering his old boss and the firm gets involved in their first murder trial.
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The Oddball Parade

Season 3, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/28/2000
Cage and Fish represent a group of oddballs who have been fired from their jobs. One client is a transvestite, one has an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and one is obese.
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Pursuit of Loneliness

Season 3, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/21/2000
Ally is pursued by Hammond, the server at her usual coffee shop, but is turned off by his forwardness.
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In Search of Pygmies

Season 3, Episode 12 - Air Date: 2/14/2000
Ling defends a dear old friend who is asked to leave his retirement home because the director finds his exuberant imagination disruptive for other residents.
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Over the Rainbow

Season 3, Episode 11 - Air Date: 2/7/2000
"...And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true."Georgia sues Cage, Fish and the firm for the destruction of her marriage.
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Just Friends

Season 3, Episode 10 - Air Date: 1/17/2000
Ally has a romantic dream about Cage and wakes up thinking that he may be the one for her. When she finally gets up the courage to tell him, he admits that he often thought she might be the one for him also.
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Out in the Cold

Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 1/10/2000
Ally befriends a homeless man who turns out to be a writer doing research on homelessness. They hit it off and just when Ally starts to think the man could be Mr.
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Blue Christmas

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 12/20/1999
Elaine finds a real, live six-week-old baby in a nativity scene manger and wants to keep him. Cage and Ally represent Elaine in her fight to gain custody, while the rest of the office (full of child-less lawyers) become enchanted with the baby.
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Saving Santa

Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 12/13/1999
The first case Georgia brings to Renee's new firm pits them against Cage and Fish. Georgia defends Newman's, an upscale department store against Steve Mallory, who worked as the store's Santa for seventeen years.
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Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/29/1999
Billy and Cage represent sexy, middle-aged women who are suing her employees for sexual harassment. The woman, Robin Jones, claims that the staff of her magazine held a "sick out" and delayed the May publication because they didn't want to work for a "nymph".
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Troubled Water

Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 11/22/1999
"I have sought this, only dreamed thee..."The day before Thanksgiving, Billy goes completely crazy, driving Georgia to kiss "George" in the bar.
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Heat Wave

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 11/15/1999
"I think I'm gonna love you for a long, long time..."Risa, the bride whose wedding Ally destroyed, decides to sue Ally for intentional infliction of emotional distress.
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Seeing Green

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 11/8/1999
Ally is plagued with hallucinations of Al Green. She talks about these hallucinations with Dr. Shirley Flott, who is seeing patients while Dr.
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Buried Pleasures

Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 11/1/1999
The men in the office just call her, "The Yummy One..."Ling's curiosity is piqued when she dreams about kissing Ally.
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Car Wash

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 10/25/1999
Ally has random sex with a man at a car wash, only to realize he is the fiance of a client that she has agreed to be a bridesmaid.