Out of Practice: The Practice TV show episode guide & review

Out of Practice: The Practice TV show episode guide & review

By Keith Varney & Mike Indeglio
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Take a weekly dive into David E. Kelley's legendary TV show “The Practice.” Old friends Keith (super-fan) and Mike (newbie) review each episode, assign winners of the coveted (and entirely fake) OOPSY awards and dive into the careers of our series heroes and all of the soon-to-be-famous guest stars. They sing, they laugh and they make embarrassing confessions about what they up to in the 90's when not watching "The Practice." FB & IG: @outofpracticepodcast *Not affiliated in any way with David E Kelley Productions or FOX TV. Please enjoy "The Practice" on licensed streaming services.
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Take a weekly dive into David E. Kelley's legendary TV show “The Practice.” Old friends Keith (super-fan) and Mike (newbie) review each episode, assign winners of the coveted (and entirely fake) OOPSY awards and dive into the careers of our series heroes and all of the soon-to-be-famous guest stars. They sing, they laugh and they make embarrassing confessions about what they up to in the 90's when not watching "The Practice." FB & IG: @outofpracticepodcast *Not affiliated in any way with David E Kelley Productions or FOX TV. Please enjoy "The Practice" on licensed streaming services.

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S03E03 | The Practice | 'Body Count'
Three murders have taken place. One by accident (maybe), one that involves a decapitated head in a bag (seems intentional) and one that only happened in imagination. A chatty Keith and Mike discuss! Episode Begins Around: 0:36:15 OOPSY Awards Begin Around: 1:54:40
2:11:03
November 12, 2019
S03E02 | The Practice | 'Reasons to Believe'
Rebecca is a lawyer and she's going to take her case to trial no matter what! Meanwhile, Egon's (not Egon at all) got a gun and he's not afraid to use it. Also we have a new cast member!? Keith and Mike are ready to talk all about that and way more Sportsball than is appropriate to an episode of "Out of Practice."  - Episode starts at about the 34 minute mark.
1:57:09
November 5, 2019
S03E01 | The Practice | 'Passing Go'
It's the Season 3 Premiere of the Practice and things are changing! Rebecca has exciting news, Eugene and Helen battle over a murder case and Bobby gets a visit from his father. Hear all about Bobby's daddy issues... and Keith and Mike's.  Oh, also Bobby gets hit by a car driven by a drunk driver that Ellenor helps out by making him drunker.  Episode begins around: 00:27:12 OOPSY Awards begin around: 01:33:23
1:48:38
October 29, 2019
S02E30 | The Practice | Season 2 OOPSY Awards Spectacular
We've reached the end of Season 2 of The Practice and that means it's time to put on our tuxes and go to the Season 2 OOPSY Awards! Keith and Mike give out all the regular hardware with a few bonus surprises. How many Spare Tires does this season get? Listen and find out!  Emmy Awards at 0:19:20 Season OOPSY Awards at 0:26:10
1:20:37
October 22, 2019
S02E29 | The Practice | 'Rhyme or Reason’
It’s the season finale of “The Practice!” How can they top last week’s action film? With a murdering kid, a visit from Nurse Ratched and something truly unprecedented; a working fan! Keith and Mike--who should definitely be tried as adults regardless of their mental development--break it all down for the final time in season 2! Episode begins around: 0:24:20 OOPSY Awards being around 1:43:17
2:03:26
October 15, 2019
S02E28 | The Practice | 'Duty Bound’
Ellenor’s love life gets more complicated as Spivak (creepy doctor) finds out he’s being set up. Meanwhile Jimmy discovers that his priest (Dann Florek) has dead boys hanging in his closet next to his 400 residual checks from SVU. -- Then stuff gets CRAZY. Episode begins around: 0:31:00 OOPSY Awards being around 1:37:00
1:58:33
October 8, 2019
S02E27 | Special Crossover Part 2 | Ally McPractice | 'Axe Murderer’
We’ve switched shows (Ally McBeal to The Practice), networks (FOX to ABC), color palates (color to almost color), acting styles (leaning into the joke to what’s a joke?),  soundtracks (sweet live music to sweet Casio presets) and number of fans per scene (no fans to all the fans), but we’re continuing the case of the woman possessed by Lizzy Borden who’s being tried for murder.  Tuck in to Ally McPractice Part 2 to find out what happens and how Mike and Keith feel about it! Episode starts around: 0:35:00 OOPSY Awards begin around: 1:39:00
2:00:21
October 1, 2019
S02E26 | Special Crossover Part 1 | Ally McPractice | 'The Inmates’
It's the first episode of Ally McPractice! It's on Fox, it's on ABC. It stars Calista Flockhart AND Dylan McDermott. It's the mashup that saved the Practice and took over a Monday night in 1998. Be excited. We are! Episode begins around: 0:34:30 OOPSYs begin around:  1:45:00
2:04:01
September 24, 2019
S02E25 | The Practice | 'Food Chains’
There’s a real monkey this time! Rebecca and Jimmy begin a sting, and Bobby breaks things.  Episode begins around: 0:30:30  OOPSYs begin around:  1:33:30
1:48:47
September 17, 2019
S02E24 | The Practice | 'Trees in the Forest’
On this week’s episode about The Practice Season 2 Episode 24, Keith and Mike search for trees in a forest and get terribly lost. Helen gets a West Wing legend killed, Lindsay asks for what she deserves and a rat gets curb-stomped! Which type of rat? Listen and find out! Episode begins around: 0:31:00 OOPSYs  begin around:   1:46:30
2:01:46
September 11, 2019
S02E23 | The Practice | 'Checkmate’
It’s time for the Checkmate! But who’s going to lose? Joey Heric, Helen Gamble, Keith and Mike’s comedy careers or just two hours of your life? John Larroquette goes for his third OOPSY and there’s a surprise for Tom Brady. Episode begins around 0:31:00 OOPSYs Begin around 1:39:00
1:53:58
September 3, 2019
S02E22 | The Practice | 'Another Day’
Old friend Joey Heric (John Larroquette) is back and is just as saucy and stabby as ever. Meanwhile Eleanor (Camryn Manheim) gets thrown in jail twice and Lindsay returns to her battle with Big Tobacco and fake Egon.  Episode begins around 0:25:30 OOPPSIES Begin around 1:26:00
1:41:20
August 27, 2019
S02E21 | The Practice | 'In Deep’
Guys, this episode is about floating poops. We feel like that's all you need to know. Episode begins around 0:23:00 OOPSIES begin around 1:31:00
1:42:59
August 20, 2019
S02E20 | The Practice | 'Cloudy with a Chance of Membranes’
Litigators assemble! The giant showdown between Bobby's team and Helen's team comes to a severed head! Who "Lego'd" the lady? How many times will Keith make Mike sing the "A better podcast" song? Will Bobby ever like us? Episode begins around 0:26:30 OOPSIES Begin around  1:33:30
1:50:26
August 14, 2019
S02E19 | The Practice | 'The Trial’
In this week’s episode of “The Practice,” there’s a murder afoot! Or at least a head and a couple of hands. Bobby has to decide between love and a million dollars, and Eugene has to deal with a big giant bovine turd. Episode Begins Around 0:18:30 OOPSIES Begin Around  1:27:00
1:42:31
August 6, 2019
S02E18 | The Practice | 'Ties that Bind’
“The Practice” S2 E18 - Ties that Bind, Keith and Mike tie themselves in knots trying to find the right safety word for this episode about a porn shoot gone murderously wrong. How will Lindsay and Eleanor discuss this on 90’s network TV? Will someone explain to Bobby what porn is? Well don’t worry, Jimmy has it all on VHS. Episode Begins around: 0:32:00 OOPSIES handed out around: 1:39:00
1:53:22
July 30, 2019
S02E17 | The Practice | 'Burden of Proof’
On this week’s episode talking about The Practice S2 E17 “Burden of Proof,” the cancer cluster case concludes in congratulations con calamity! Jimmy begins his career as the Great Baldini, Keith reads from his high school yearbook and Mike complains about the amount of Yiddish in his life. Episode Starts around: 0:26:00 OOPSIES begin around: 1:07:00
1:33:13
July 23, 2019
S02E16 | The Practice | 'Truth and Consequences’
On this week’s episode talking about S2 E16 “Truth and Consequences,” Jimmy ages two years in three episodes, Rebecca witnesses a murder, Skyler says don’t worry about Tuco and our cast’s death toll rises. Keith and Mike break it all down… while breaking down.  Believe us when we say this is the FIRST episode EVER that we've had audio issues.  Who wants to be our audio intern?  Oh... Tom Brady is back. Episode begin around 0:26:00   OOPSIE Awards begin around 1:23:00
1:36:50
July 16, 2019
S02E15 | The Practice | 'The Thin Line’
It’s a steamy episode of “The Practice” this week as Jimmy gets in a fight with a folk singer, Lindsey and Helen talk about how far she’s gone with boys and our first cast member is charged with murder! Mike could use one of this episode’s spare ties and Keith wonders what “a better podcast…” would  be like. 
1:39:00
July 9, 2019
S02E14 | The Practice | 'The Pursuit of Dignity’
Maggots, possums and bedposts oh my!  Jimmy made a doll of himself, Rebecca makes her first closing, Harriet Harris bugs out and Bobby’s old flame has a moral dilemma in an action-packed episode of The Practice!  Meanwhile, Keith tells your kids not to learn anything in school. Our Ramblings conclude and the episode begins around 0:25:00 The Awards and Tires are handed out at around 1:24:00
1:41:42
July 3, 2019
S02E13 | The Practice | 'The Civil Right’
It's about we time we meet Jimmy's mom.  That's not all though, we also encounter a Gospel Choir, a Circus clown, and a man who's been assaulted by his dentist... and that's all in the first 30 seconds of Season 2 Episode 13 of The Practice.  Mike and Keith wax about classic SNL and re-learning English so Keith can sing his way out of buying his family gifts.  
1:45:13
June 25, 2019
S02E12 | The Practice | 'Race With the Devil’
A Priest, a Proctologist and a sweaty Jimmy walk into a law office...  No it's not a terrible joke -- it's (mostly) the main plot beats of The Practice Season 2 Episode 12.  This one is a hoot.  Jimmy records a commercial, Bobby gets involved with demonic possession and we smell an original musical.  If you listen to the end... this episode stinks.  On purpose! 
1:36:46
June 18, 2019
S02E11 | The Practice | 'Hide and Seek’
A flamboyantly forgetful geriatric lawyer, an aging fake Ginger from Gilligan's Island, and young Titus Welliver playing a monster make this episode of "The Practice" a memorable one. Learn about Mike's possible mer-children and get helpful holding-cell decoration tips on this week's Out of Practice!
1:50:47
June 11, 2019
S02E10 | The Practice | 'Spirit of America’
Is it “The Office?” Is it “The Practice?” Is it the best episode yet? Find out what makes Keith hungry and Mike cry in this week’s episode which stirs-or makes us question-our American Spirit...
1:38:59
June 4, 2019
S02E09 | The Practice | 'Save The Mule’
 No… it’s not something you ate. That intense stomach cramp you’re feeling can only be the result of The Practice Season 2 Episode 9. Today, Keith and Mike break down Bobby’s need for blinds, Helen’s insatiable…appetite and Lindsay’s insatiable…curiosity. Mike gives his all demonstrating acting constipated. So cram as many drugs up your keister as you can and settle in; you (don’t) wanna miss it. 
1:34:11
May 29, 2019
S02E08 | The Practice | 'The Means'
Is this the worst episode of "The Practice?" So says IMDB, but Keith and Mike might beg to differ... or not! Also it's Keith's birthday, Eleanor starts throwing haymakers (literally) and someone seals Best Actor with a single tear. Tune in to see if the ends justify... "The Means." 
1:43:25
May 21, 2019
S02E07 | The Practice | 'Search and Seizure'
It’s Halloween on “The Practice” and Mike couldn’t be more excited to see the costumes! See what happens when Lindsay demands stacks of fat cash, what Jimmy looks like as a giant bunny, and how a creepy doctor pulls a rabbit out of a hat (not Jimmy) Ep starts around 20min
1:39:21
May 14, 2019
S02E06 | The Practice | 'Sex, Lies and Monkeys'
Oh boy do the tires fall off the wagon on "The Practice" this week. Jimmy defends a monkey, our favorite 'Mame' fan returns, Bobby guilt-trips a judge... again, and some other things happen that we don't even want to talk about. But we do anyway! Strap in folks. 
1:53:51
May 7, 2019
S02E05 | The Practice | 'First Degree'
“The Practice” twists itself into knots as Bobby betrays his co-council, Eugene defends a racist cop and Jimmy… oh man. We don’t even want to talk about what Jimmy did. Mike invents a new segment called “conspiracy theories” and Keith melts down over Game of Thrones spoilers. Come on by and sit a spell (or two hours), the stories are vigorous, the characters are supple and the set decorations are clearly labeled.  [episode begins at 24:52]
1:57:55
April 30, 2019
S02E04 | The Practice | 'Dog Bite'
A day late and a dollar short.  Hop on board this thrilling episode of Out of Practice! Eleanor and Lindsey get in hot water, Eugene lets a client lawyer his own case and Jimmy gets a win! Meanwhile, Keith and Mike break the internet. Literally.
1:30:30
April 24, 2019
S02E03 | The Practice | 'The Blessing'
In this episode of Out of Practice, we discuss The Practice's Season 2 Episode 3 "The Blessing." Legendary Ed Asner drops by to orchestrate some drama and discuss his bladder, Keith explains what it would take for him to want to be put out of his misery, Bobby & Helen have an old-fashioned cry-off, and we have a surprise special guest!
1:36:33
April 16, 2019
S02E02 | The Practice | 'Betrayal'
Joey Heric (John Larroquette) makes his first appearance and leaves no scenery unchewed in this classic episode of “The Practice.” Come for Jimmy’s amazing “oops” face and stay for secret recordings, secret lovers and Sklyer White’s dubious lawyering. Mike and Keith break it all down, give out some spare tires and announce a new award as Season 2 starts humming the tune of the “Little Drummer Boy.”
1:37:20
April 9, 2019
S02E01 | The Practice | 'Reasonable Doubts'
Look out! It's season two of "The Practice!" new faces! (Lara Flynn Boyle joins the cast), new cases! (Did guest star Kim Ravner murder her neighbor or not?!) and Bobby puts his... uh heart... in odd places! Mike and Keith sing old songs, make some objections and come out with completely different theories of the case.  Episode discussion begins at the 22 min mark.
1:42:34
April 2, 2019
S01E07 | The Practice | Season 1 Recap
Keith and Mike break down the journey that was Season 1 of "The Practice"... and Season 1 of The Out of Practice Podcast!
44:05
March 26, 2019
S01E06 | The Practice | 'Part VI'
Season 1 Finale!  We made it! In this episode, we find out Dr. Braun’s fate, Keith sings the praises of Anaconda, Mike improvises a catchy tune about pregnant teens and accidentally plugs the wrong podcast... twice!
1:59:39
March 19, 2019
S01E05 | The Practice | 'Part V'
Take a deep dive into Episode 5 of "The Practice." Eugene learns some lessons, Jimmy wants to play with the big kids and Bobby has replaced his spare tire with a set of bongos for some reason. Keith finally admits he makes too many Star Trek references (and commits to making more of them.) . ** The audio in this episode is suffering due to so many technical problems, it's comical.  Are you surprised?  We aren't.
1:39:22
March 12, 2019
S01E04 | The Practice | 'Part IV'
Mike and Keith begin with the worst intro yet! Laramie tobacco gets whats coming to them, Eugene takes another aggressive sniff, the second person dies from being shot through the throat (in four episodes,) and we figure out what Jimmy's drag name is. Come for the #2 pancake and stay for the bloody gurgles as we dive into a classic episode of David E Kelley's Emmy-Winning "The Practice." Episode discussion begins at 26min mark.
1:50:41
March 5, 2019
S01E03 | The Practice | 'Trial and Error'
Mike makes his first objection... to himself. We discover the worst background acting we've ever seen... and Free Willy's back! Jane Kazmerek, John C McGinley & Michael Harney guest star (on the episode, not the podcast!) Episode discussion starts at 25 min mark.
2:01:11
February 26, 2019
S01E02 | The Practice | 'Part I'
Keith and Mike wonder why episode 2 is entitled 'Part 1," costumed kids commit homicide, abusive husbands torture their wive’s OCD, Eleanor tries personal adds and Jimmy Berluti shows up late for the pilot. Episode discussion starts at 18 mins.
1:33:27
February 19, 2019
S01E01 | The Practice | 'Pilot'
The very first episode of Out of Practice Podcast! Mike and Keith do a thorough inventory of Bobby's hoarded office, do the first installments of "who's that judge?" and "I know that lawyer from somewhere" and give wildly speculative, unresearched and unqualified legal opinions. But don't worry, it takes up two hours of your life. Actual episode discussion begins at the 30 minute mark.
2:05:15
February 12, 2019
Theme Song
Coming Soon!  The Out of Practice Podcast!  Join hosts Mike and Keith as they chronicle their journey through David E. Kelley's 'The Practice.'  You'll laugh, you'll cry ... you'll most likely be acquitted.
01:28
February 3, 2019
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