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The Venus Butterfly

Becker, Markowitz and Kelsey bicker over who will inherit Chaney's office; Van Owen prosecutes a man charged with the mercy killing of his terminally ill lover; to Kelsey's undying gratitude, Markowitz learns the secret of a serial bigamist's success with women as Becker and Markowitz represent the man's eleven wives in their divorce actions; Abby is devastated when a dead boy matching Eric's description is mistakenly cremated before he can be identified.

  • Originally Aired November 21, 1986
  • Runtime 45 minutes
  • Content Rating United States of America TV-14
  • Production Code 4L10
  • Network NBC
Name Type Role
Steven Bochco Writer
Terry Louise Fisher Writer
Debbie Zipp Guest Star
Joe Mays Guest Star
Martina Finch Guest Star
Gloria Rossi Guest Star
Laurel Schae Guest Star
Ben Frank Guest Star
Phyllis St. James Guest Star
Sela Ward Guest Star
Tina Chappel Guest Star
Cary J. Pitts Guest Star
Tracee Lyles Guest Star
Milt Oberman Guest Star
Tom Tully Guest Star
Stanley Kamel Guest Star
Cec Verrell Guest Star
James Arone Guest Star
Linda Phillips Guest Star
Peter Frechette Guest Star
Lew Palter Guest Star
Edith Fields Guest Star
Donald Petrie Director