Drop Dead Diva “Crushed” Review

On Drop Dead Diva this week, Jane defends a sixteen year old accused of murder, and Parker finds a replacement angel investor for the firm. ‘Crushed’ gives us one of the more satisfying cases of the fourth season, as well as a possible midseason change of dynamics for the firm.

Jane’s client was Chloe, a sixteen-year-old that she used to babysit, who was accused of killing a swim team rival who had accused Chloe of cheating on a test. If found guilty, Chloe would be kicked off the team and miss out on the only spot in her category at a competition. After her rival’s death, Chloe risks being found guilty of murder, and, despite her age, will be tried as an adult. Jane’s attempts at casting reasonable doubt on the evidence against Chloe backfires when her findings lead to Chloe’s younger sister Michelle being sought for the murder instead. But Michelle inadvertently gives Jane the piece of information she needs to identify the real killer — Chloe and Michelle’s mother. Read More...



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