The Jury
Episode 17 of 23 within Season One. Item 17 of 90 overall.
Production number 017.
Matt Dearborn - Story
Norman Morrill - Story
Norman Morrill - Teleplay
Stephen Cragg - Director
34 votes

Gary has to serve as jury on a trial and worries about the people he won't be able to save while on court. He tries by all means to get out of jury duty but can't. The case is about a man who is on trial for suspicion of stealing money from his company. Just when Gary (who was picked for foreman) is about to read the verdict the cat enters the courtroom and delivers the paper. The bailiff takes it away, but Gary manages to read a headline that says the man's wife can be the only one who might save him from going to prison and hanging himself.

Meanwhile, the jury is taken to a hotel to work on the verdict and can't leave for any purposes, but Gary manages to sneak out thanks to Chuck. The judge finally decides to have Gary removed from the jury but that doesn't stop him from interfering on the trial and saving the man's life.

original airdate--March 08,1997   rating--7.5 million


music--theme song "Time Has Come Today." by the Chambers Brothers composed by W.G. "Snuffy" Walden


[Voice of Fisher Stevens] "What if you knew beyond a doubt what was going to happen tomorrow. What would you do? There's no easy answer for a guy who gets tomorrow's news, today." [a mystical early edition of the Chicago Sun-Times]

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De Jury
The Jury
Le Jury
Die Jury
An Giúiré
La giuria
El jurado