In what turned out to be the final episode, for the first and only time ever, someone other than Bruce not in his chair is actually able to tell Amy when court will reconvene. Goof : At the end of the episode - Maxine rides up the freight elevator to Ignacio's apartment and leaves the gate up. A few minutes later, while she and Ignacio are talking, you hear the elevator coming up and her friend Patricia comes into the scene. This would have been impossible - the elevator would not have operated with the gate left up. This episode was called "Happy Borthday" because in the episode when Lauren was putting the icing on Amy's cake, she made a mistake and it came out "Happy Borthday" instead of "Happy Birthday".
Unlike her character on Private Practice, this year-old mom doesn't analyze every detail of her life. Instead, Amy and director-husband Brad Silberling live in the moment, embracing each one with kids Charlotte, 10, and Bodhi, 5. Yeah, but all four of us are type A people. We're very strong-willed and spirited. I think I got my drive and optimism from my parents. Speaking of your parents, your mom was a judge and your dad, a lawyer. Was there pressure to follow in their footsteps?
Amy Brenneman opens up about the abortion she had when she was 21.
So be it. I trust you are a forgiving audience. I wanted to answer a question that intrigued me. I was asked how I could be pro-choice but anti-death penalty. Awesome question.
Judging Amy premiered on CBS in the fall of It aired Tuesdays at 10, a perennial problem spot for the network; their last hit series there had been The Garry Moore Show in For thirty-five years, they'd been filling the timeslot with news magazines, or the second half of a two-hour movie; occasionally, they'd order up a new drama, which would stumble out of the gate anyone remember Island Son , Dellaventura or Four Corners? The series premiered to critical carping an outwardly similar show, Providence , had debuted the previous winter, and critics were content to dismiss Amy as derivative , but audiences knew better. Even if they didn't recognize quite how original it was and it was , they knew how engaging it was.