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alley

A path between buildings or behind buildings, usually with walls on both sides.

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Later, from a corner safely dark, he saw the policeman, the ally and the bartender emerge from the saloon.
Tonight, Ally meets her doppelganger in Jenny (Julianne Nicholson), a frazzled, fetching attorney with man trouble; she hires her to join the firm without consulting with Fish (Greg Germann), who has hired Jenny's ex-boyfriend Glen (James Marsden) - which is essentially where this series began, when Ally joined the firm, unaware her former lover was a partner.
The others - Ally saves an obese man's life, then must fend off his romantic overtures; Ally referees a romantic spat between a minister and a choir leader, which causes her to reflect on her own miserable love life - simply feel thin and truncated.