Damages Season 1

Damages Season 1 :
The first season of the FX legal drama series Damages premiered on July 24 2007 and concluded on October 23 2007. It consisted of thirteen episodes. Damages was created by brothers Todd and Glenn Kessler along with Daniel Zelman each of whom served as executive producers and contributed seven scripts for the season including the premiere and the finale. Most of the season follows two different timelines. The primary timeline begins with Ellen Parsons' recruitment by Patty Hewes to Hewes And Associates and follows proceedings of a class action lawsuit against Arthur Frobisher by his former employees whom Patty represents. The initial episodes follow Patty's attempts to capture potential witness Gregory Malina through Katie Connor. The arc further details Malina's involvement with Frobisher's lawyer Ray Fiske and the pressure Patty brings to bear on Fiske on Malina's subsequent death. The narrative includes multiple flashforwards of the alternative timeline set approximately six months after Ellen's appointment until both timelines converge in the penultimate episode of the season. The alternative timeline details the attack on Ellen her arrest for the murder of her fiancÚ David Connor and the subsequent murder investigation.

Damages Season 1 Episode 1

Episode 1 - [Get Me A Lawyer]
Details : Attorney Patty Hewes hires a new associate Ellen Parsons to help her as she tries to ruin Arthur Frobisher. Hewes represents a group of employees that are suing Frobisher after he sold his company leaving the employees devastated. Ellen is unaware that her best friend Katie Connor is working for Frobisher.
Guest Cast and Crew : Marlyne Barrett | Robin Thomas | Tom Aldredge | Michael Nouri | Casey Siemaszko | Miriam Shor | Donnie Keshawarz | Nesbitt Blaisdell | Philip Bosco | Greta Van Susteren | Writer : Glenn Kessler | Writer : Daniel Zelman | Writer : Todd A. Kessler | Director : Allen Coulter | Producer : Mark A. Baker | Producer : Allen Coulter |
Air Date : Jul. 24, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 2

Episode 2 - [Jesus Mary And Joe Cocker]
Details : Ellen convinces Katie to testify against Arthur Frobisher which has him considering drastic measures. Patty begins to question if Katie is giving honest and accurate testimony.
Guest Cast and Crew : Marlyne Barrett | Saundra Santiago | Peter Facinelli | Michael Nouri | Casey Siemaszko | Matt Salinger | Francie Swift | Philip Bosco | Ryan Dunn as Businessman | Director : Greg Yaitanes | Writer : Glenn Kessler | Writer : Daniel Zelman | Writer : Todd A. Kessler |
Air Date : Jul. 31, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 3

Episode 3 - [And My Paralyzing Fear Of Death]
Details : Patty receives a mysterious threat at her office that could destroy her case against Arthur Frobisher. Ellen continues to struggle with the demands of her new job at Hewes and Associates.
Guest Cast and Crew : Marlyne Barrett | Tom Aldredge | Peter Facinelli | Michael Nouri | Casey Siemaszko | Nestor Serrano | Peter McRobbie | Jack Gilpin | Philip Bosco | Marc Aden | Director : John David Coles | Writer : Glenn Kessler | Writer : Daniel Zelman | Writer : Todd A. Kessler |
Air Date : Aug. 07, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 4

Episode 4 - [Tastes Like A Ho-Ho]
Details : Katie is getting ready for her upcoming deposition in the Frobisher case while Gregory withholds information that could be even more important that Katie's.
Guest Cast and Crew : Marlyne Barrett | Robin Thomas | Peter Facinelli | Steven Gilborn | Casey Siemaszko | Michael Gaston | Peter Riegert | Writer : Mark Fish | Director : Lawrence Trilling |
Air Date : Aug. 14, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 5

Episode 5 - [A Regular Earl Anthony]
Details : Tom Shayes considers his options as Patty continues to strain to keep her clients happy. Arthur tells Ray that he needs to put more pressure on Patty to make the case go away.
Guest Cast and Crew : Marlyne Barrett | Saundra Santiago | Debra Monk | Robin Thomas | Tom Aldredge | Peter Facinelli | Donal Logue | Casey Siemaszko | Peter Riegert | Philip Bosco | Director : Jean de Segonzac | Writer : Mark Fish | Writer : Glenn Kessler | Writer : Daniel Zelman | Writer : Todd A. Kessler |
Air Date : Aug. 21, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 6

Episode 6 - [She Spat At Me]
Details : Patty tries to find out what Gregory knows about the case. Arthur Frobisher tries a new strategy to save his family and his money. David and Ellen have strains on their relationship as Lila tries to reenter David's life.
Guest Cast and Crew : Peter Facinelli | Michael Nouri | Casey Siemaszko | Josh Pais | Peter Riegert | Philip Bosco | Director : Mario Van Peebles | Writer : Mark Fish |
Air Date : Sep. 04, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 7

Episode 7 - [We Are Not Animals]
Details : Tom and Ellen think that Patty is trying to control them so they decide to make an alliance and keep information from her. Patty must keep Gregory Malina secure until his deposition because her case will fall apart without it.
Guest Cast and Crew : Peter Facinelli | Michael Nouri | Peter Riegert | Philip Bosco | Writer : Aaron Zelman |
Air Date : Sep. 11, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 8

Episode 8 - [Blame The Victim]
Details : Ellen gets some bad news from her parents. Arthur Frobisher and his team do everything they can to keep things going their way while a witness remains missing.
Guest Cast and Crew : Peter Facinelli | Michael Nouri | Philip Bosco | Writer : Willie Reale | Director : Guy Ferland |
Air Date : Sep. 18, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 9

Episode 9 - [Do You Regret What We Did]
Details : Patty Hewes and Arthur Frobisher continue to struggle for dominance as the deposition nears.
Guest Cast and Crew : Anastasia Griffith | Tom Aldredge | Peter Facinelli | Writer : Glenn Kessler | Writer : Daniel Zelman | Writer : Todd A. Kessler | Director : Thomas Carter |
Air Date : Sep. 25, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 10

Episode 10 - [Sort Of Like A Family]
Details : Ellen tries to get herself back into the mix as Patty and Frobisher fight it out at the deposition.
Guest Cast and Crew : Writer : Mark Fish | Writer : Jeremy Doner | Director : Timothy Busfield |
Air Date : Oct. 02, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 11

Episode 11 - [I Hate These People]
Details : Patty offers Ellen her job back however Ellen declines but volunteers to keep helping Patty with the Frobisher case. Lila is back and bringing more havoc into David and Ellen's lives. Patty uses the newly acquired evidence to blackmail Ray and offers him an ultimatum.
Guest Cast and Crew : Director : Ed Bianchi |
Air Date : Oct. 09, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 12

Episode 12 - [There's No 'we' Anymore]
Details : Patty finally posts bail for Ellen as Frobisher learns about a tape made by Gregory Malina that could ruin him.
Guest Cast and Crew : Director : Mario Van Peebles | Writer : Glenn Kessler | Writer : Daniel Zelman | Writer : Todd A. Kessler |
Air Date : Oct. 16, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★

Damages Season 1 Episode 13

Episode 13 - [Because I Know Patty]
Details : The first season ends with Ellen talking Patty into defending her in exchange for the Gregory Malina videotape.
Guest Cast and Crew : Garret Dillahunt | Writer : Glenn Kessler | Writer : Daniel Zelman | Writer : Todd A. Kessler |
Air Date : Oct. 23, 2007 | Rating ★★★★★★★★