Franklin & Bash
About the Show
In this American comedy drama, streetwise lawyers and life-long friends Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are recruited to shake things up at a stuffy law firm
Series 1 Summary
After winning a high-profile case, streetwise lawyers and life-long friends Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are recruited to shake things up at a stuffy law firm. Now living large in the buttoned-down world of corporate law, the legal rebels continue to practise their freewheeling courtroom style.
Episode 1 - Pilot
In the first episode, Stanton Infield, a partner at prominent law firm Infield Daniel, asks Peter and Jared to work at the company - with a promise of certain creative liberty.
Episode 2 - She Came Upstairs to Kill Me
Franklin and Bash defend a woman charged with murdering her husband. Sensing that either the judge or the jury has ulterior motives, the guys use unorthodox tactics to get justice for their client.
Episode 3 - Jennifer of Troy
A woman who thinks she was wrongly dismissed from her job at a magazine for being too good looking comes to the firm looking for legal representation.
Episode 4 - Bro-Bono
Peter (Bash) represents Jared's (Franklin's) old enemy in a legal matter and begins to see the client in a different light.
When Damien and Hanna's past relationship prevents them from working together, Jared is asked to step in and lead on a divorce case.
Episode 5 - You Can't Take it with You
A family is torn as one side sues the other over a priceless 1988 baseball. The case even pits Jared against his own father (played by Beau Bridges).
Meanwhile, Peter works with Hanna on defending a reality TV father (played by Tom Arnold) who is affectionately known as the Douchey Dad. And Karp comes to Pindar for help on a top-secret project.
Episode 6 - Big Fish
When a wealthy businessman (Jason Alexander) expresses interest in putting Franklin and Bash on retainer, the guys think they have hit the jackpot.
Karp and Hanna seek Pindhar's help in landing a new client
Episode 7 - Franklin vs. Bash
Peter and Jared represent two pole-dancing teachers who are charged with stealing from clients. But the case soon creates tensions in their friendship.
Episode 8 - The Bangover
Fed up with the Franklin and Bash's courtroom antics, a judge places them under 72-hour house arrest.
Episode 9 - Bachelor Party
Following the events of his bachelor party, Janine's fiancée (James Van Der Beek) finds himself seeking the legal counsel of Peter Bash to get out of a precarious legal situation.
Episode 10 - Go Tell It on the Mountain
When Stanton Infeld is charged with murder, he chooses Franklin and Bash to lead the defence. Damien puts his political career on the line to defend his uncle.
Hanna represents a wrestler in an age discrimination trial.
Franklin & Bash synopsis
In this American comedy drama, streetwise lawyers and life-long friends Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are recruited to shake things up at a stuffy law firmEpisode Guide >