Eliza Coupe: Legal Eagle Coupe plays an attorney on the USA series Benched. But how much has she picked up about the language of the courtroom? All rise as we test her legal prowess.
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Eliza Coupe: Legal Eagle

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Eliza Coupe: Legal Eagle

Eliza Coupe: Legal Eagle

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Eliza Coupe plays a corporate attorney turned public defender on the USA series Benched. When host Ophira Eisenberg asked her how much she's picked up about the law by playing a lawyer on TV, Coupe replied, "about as much as I did playing a doctor [on Scrubs]. I'm a surgeon now, AND I'll represent you in a court of law."

One thing we learned that Eliza Coupe does have in common with her Benched character Nina and Jane from Happy Endings: she's got a bit of a competitive side. So the stakes were high in this Ask Me Another Challenge all about the phrases often heard in on-screen courtroom scenes. And just for some suspense, we paired her with a real life corporate lawyer turned federal defender — can she get her partner to guess the phrases? Listen, if it pleases the court.