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Franklin & Bash

Genres: Comedy-Drama
Broadcast on: M-Net, M-Net Series, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net Series Zone, M-Net Edge, M-Net City

Rate:

7.5

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Broadcaster information
International channels
TNT : 01 Jun 2011 - 22 Oct 2014

South African channels

M-Net : 08 Nov 2011 - 10 Jan 2012
M-Net Series : 22 Jan 2012 - 27 Nov 2012
M-Net Series Showcase : 27 Apr 2014 - 29 Jun 2014
M-Net Series Zone : 03 Nov 2014 - 14 Nov 2014
M-Net Edge : 02 Jun 2015 - 04 Aug 2015
M-Net City : 01 Jun 2016 - 03 Jun 2016

About the Show

Franklin & Bash is an American legal comedy-drama television series created by Kevin Falls and Bill Chais about two streetwise, unconventional plaintiff's attorneys who are hired by a prestigious law firm in an effort to breathe new life into it.

When they're not hanging out at their favourite hot dog stand pontificating on what they'd go through to enjoy a night with their favourite female celebrities, Jared Franklin (Breckin Meyer) and Peter Bash (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) are chasing down their latest clients... sometimes literally.

With business cards in hand, they're ready to nab a client within seconds after a car accident, arrest for solicitation or any other incident where their legal services may be needed.

Once in the courtroom, they show their flair for the dramatic and the shocking.

Peter has a knack for connecting with jury and judge, while Jared loves sticking it to authority every chance he gets.

Despite their bad-boy antics, brash presentation and devil-may-care attitudes, Jared and Peter are good lawyers who are willing to do anything for a client, no matter who the client might be.

That quality catches the attention of Stanton Infeld (Malcolm McDowell), a Renaissance man and the patriarch of Infeld Daniels, one of the top law firms in Los Angeles. He sees a lot of himself in the young men and decides to recruit the pair to bring a fresh energy to the firm.

Jared and Peter are joined by their two legal aides, the brilliant, brassy Carmen (Dana Davis) and the agoraphobic, verminophobic Pindar (Kumail Nanjiani).

Infeld's decision to take on fresh talent doesn't sit well with his nephew, Damien Karp (Reed Diamond), a lawyer who has his own plans for the firm and a particularly shifty way of doing business.

The arrival of Jared and Peter also threatens Karp's romantic - albeit celibate - relationship with Hanna Linden (Garcelle Beauvais), a lawyer who takes an immediate liking to Jared.

In their new digs at Infeld Daniels, Jared and Peter handle a variety of clients, from a woman fired for being too beautiful to a family feud over a cherished baseball.

But their story is really about the incredible friendship they've built and how their relationship is challenged now that they find themselves working in a more corporate atmosphere.

Only time will tell if these devoted buddies can survive in this new environment.

Franklin & Bash is produced by Four Sycamore Productions, Left Coast Productions and FanFare Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. Jamie Tarses, Kevin Falls, Jack Clements and Bill Chais serve as executive producers.


Starring

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Peter Bash

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Jared Franklin

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Damien Karp

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Carmen Phillips

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Hanna Linden

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Pindar Singh

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Stanton Infeld

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Rachel King

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Anita Herrera

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Dan Mundy


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