For the People (1965 TV series)
For the People is an American legal drama that aired from January 31 until May 9, 1965. The series starred a pre-Star Trek William Shatner as a New York City prosecutor. It was shot on location in New York.
Premiseplayed assistant district attorney David Koster in New York City.
- William Shatner as David Koster, an assistant district attorney
- Howard Da Silva as Anthony Celese, a district attorney and Koster's boss
- Lonny Chapman as Frank Malloy, a police detective
- Jessica Walter as Phyllis Koster, David's wife
CancellationThe series was canceled after its first season. The cancellation left Shatner free to accept the role of Captain James T. Kirk on .