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"Drew Meets Lawyers"
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Episode No.   Season
6 1x6 Season 1
Episode Information
Original Broadcast Date November 1, 1995
Network: ABC-TV
IMDB: IMDb logo Drew Meets Lawyers
Written by: Bruce Helford & Drew Carey
Directed by: Steve Zuckerman
Chronological Information
Preceded by: "No Two Things in Nature are Exactly Alike"
Followed by: "Drew in Court"


Drew Meets Lawyers was the sixth episode of The Drew Carey Show. Originally aired on November 1, 1995 on ABC, This episode, which was directed by Steve Zuckerman, was co-written by series creators Drew Carey & Bruce Helford.


Drew turns down the Winfred-Louder attorneys when they try to get Drew to settle the lawsuit by signing a waiver that absolves the store of any responsibility. Drew hires a lawyer, who happens to be an insufferable ex-boyfriend of Kate's, but is left high and dry when he has to fire his lawyer for making passes at Kate.

Plot summaryEdit

Winfred-Louder's attorneys try to force Drew to settle the lawsuit and sign a waiver absolving the store of any responsibility for his actions. He refuses to do this, and insists that he will find another lawyer. He coaxes Kate into calling an obnoxious ex-boyfriend and asking him to represent Drew at a discount rate. She agrees to go out with the guy, but calls it off after he makes a disgusting pass at her.

Drew cannot afford anyone else, and is turned down by legal aid because he isn't quite poor enough to fall within their standards. The store has workmen cover Drew's cubicle with a tarp so that no one can see the cartoon, which he has posted on his wall. When the store attorneys again approach him about the settlement, Drew announces that he will represent himself. Oswald takes a liking to Drew's lecherous neighbor, Peaches. She quickly decides to dump Oswald because she doesn't see him as long-term relationship material.

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