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Remastered ‘L.A. Law’ Series Coming to Hulu in November 2023

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Hulu has announced that all eight seasons of the 1980s-1990s courtroom classic “L.A. Law” have been remastered and will be available to stream on the service in November 2023.

The Details

One of the most popular courtroom dramas of the 1980s and 19990s, “L.A. Law,” will be available to stream on November 3 on Hulu, but viewers will notice a difference from the episodes that are currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

All eight seasons of the show, comprising 172 episodes total, have been newly remastered by Disney in HD with 16:9 aspect ratio from the original film source, specifically for streaming on Hulu.

And according to Hulu, all original commercial licensed music was kept intact and also upgraded.

The Show

“L.A. Law” originally aired from 1986-1994 on NBC, and centered on the cases of the Los Angeles-based high-powered law firm of McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney and Kuzak, and its employees.

Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, the series had an amazing ensemble cast featuring Harry Hamlin, Jimmy Smits, Blair Underwood, Susan Dey, Jill Eikenberry, Michele Greene, Alan Rachins, Michael Tucker, Richard Dysart, Corbin Bernsen, Susan Ruttan, Larry Drake, Amanda Donohoe, John Spencer, Cecil Hoffman, Sheila Kelley, Conchata Ferrell, A. Martinez, Lisa Zane, Debi Mazar, Alexandra Powers, and Alan Rosenberg.

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“L.A. Law” was also well known for featuring then–relatively unknown actors and actresses in guest starring roles, who later went on to greater success in film and television including Don Cheadle, Jeffrey Tambor, Kathy Bates, David Schwimmer, Jay O. Sanders, James Avery, Gates McFadden, Bryan Cranston, CCH Pounder, Kevin Spacey, Richard Schiff, Carrie-Anne Moss, William H. Macy, Stephen Root, Christian Slater, Steve Buscemi, and Lucy Liu.

The long-running series was the recipient of numerous awards, including 15 Emmy Awards throughout its run, four of which were the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, as well as four Golden Globe Awards.

“L.A. Law” was produced by Steven Bochco Productions and 20th Television.

The show follows the recent acquisition of 1980s dramedy “Moonlighting,” which debuted on Hulu earlier this month.

Now for a blast from the past…here is the unremastered first season intro: