'The Closer' season premiere: The one who got away, again


On the one hand, it's as frustrating to watch Brenda Leigh Johnson get so close to the thorn in her side that is the sleazy Philip Stroh and not get him as it is for her to miss him once more.On the other, it means that we likely haven't seen the last of him on "The Closer," which could make these final six episodes that much more interesting. The show's final run opens with a case that brings the oily attorney -- who memorably escaped Brenda's clutches in Season 4's "Power of Attorney" -- that seems to fit Stroh's M.O. just right: A woman is drugged at a club, taken to a hotel and then raped and murdered, and Stroh happens to be representing the primary suspect. It echoes the case in "Power of Attorney," and Brenda is convinced that she can nail Stroh this time, despite the protestations of the district attorney's office and...



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