I like the way that this show is turning out. Being a lawyer seems just plain fun.
Where most shows involving the law begin with a serious gritty undertone, The Defenders jumps right in with a humorous lightheartedness. Remember that massive billboard that was unveiled last episode? Somebody thought it would be funny to graffiti glasses and a mustache on the giant versions of Nick and Pete. They don't find it funny, but it was humorous to see the two banter about how they are going to punish the vandal when they find him.
This week found Nick taking on a case involving a single mother who hits and kills a jogger with her car. The woman, Laura Reid, is not originally Nick's client. It is when a strict judge revokes Reid's plea bargain, leaving her nine-year-old daughter with no one to take care of her, that Nick steps in to try and reopen the case.
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