For what it's worth, the series was excellent and has forever changed my outlook on eating fruit.
Well, it turns out that real life imitated art, and in particular, the television series "Life."
As a post from Professor Bainbridge entitled "UC Irvine Law said they'd debut in the top 20. It didn't happen. Good." explains in the pertinent part:
I lost whatever respect I might have had for their administration when they hired the felon Bill Lerach. To teach a course on the ethics of capitalism, no less!Life continues to be full of surprises, including those predicted in Hollywood.