The Cancer Man Can
Episode 11 of 27 within Season Two. Item 28 of 102 overall.
Production number 2AJQ08.
Janet Leahy - Writer
Michael Reisz - Writer
Lou Antonio - Director
5 votes

The law firm represents Daniel Post, a CEO battling terminal lung cancer who used his status with a pharmaceutical company to ensure that he receive the non-placebo in a promising anti-cancer drug test. Now, another participant in the test study is suing him.During one of Post’s visits to Crane, Poole & Schmidt, the charismatic man meets and becomes romantically involved with the firm’s Denise Bauer.

Meanwhile, Denny Crane is attracted to Beverly Bridge, a fifty-year-old attractive predator trolling for a husband amongst her high-net-worth peers.And Alan Shore advocates on behalf of “Hands”, a fellow quirky employee, in his quest for partnership at Crane, Poole & Schmidt.

original airdate--January 10,2006      rating--11.2 million


songs--Theme Song--"Thowdown" by Danny Lux

  1. "Last To Know" by Neil Finn


Star Trek Reference: Denny tries out a new cell phone. The clamshell-style phone flips open and makes the exact sound made by the old Star Trek communicators.


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Previous episode :
027 Legal Deficits
Next episode :
029 Helping Hands

regional titles

De Kreeft Man Can
The Cancer Man Can
L'homme Cancer ne peut
The Cancer Man Can
An féidir leis an Fear Ailse
L'uomo cancro può
El hombre de cáncer puede