Damages is a legal thriller set in the world of New York City high-stakes litigation. The series, which provides a view into the true nature of power and success, follows the turbulent lives of Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) the nation's most revered and reviled high-stakes litigator and her bright, ambitious protégé Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne).
Last Episode05x10 But You Don't Do That Anymore Aired: Sep. 12, 2012
Damages: Season 5, Episode #6 - I Need to Win
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Series Fun Facts
- Sarah Shahi auditioned for the role of Ellen Parsons, which later went to Rose Byrne.
- The famous flash forward scenes that usually open and close episodes are filmed along the rest of each particular episode, not filmed at the end of the season, when are no longer flash…
[show]The famous flash forward scenes that usually open and close episodes are filmed along the rest of each particular episode, not filmed at the end of the season, when are no longer flash forwards. This means that many times the writers and specially the actors don't know exactly how the plot would get to that point or what they are really doing in the scene (the actors).
- The pilot, which premiered on July 24, 2007, drew 3.7 million viewers on its initial commercial-free airing and became the most-watched basic cable show of the night.