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Season 1

  • S01E01 Prescription for Death

    • September 13, 1990
    • NBC

    When a young woman dies during a hectic emergency room night shift, her father claims the hospital was negligent, and an investigation leads the detectives to believe that the doctor treating her may have been drunk on duty.

  • S01E02 Subterranean Homeboy Blues

    • September 20, 1990
    • NBC

    The shooting of two black men by a white woman in a crowded subway initially appears to be a case of self-defense, but further investigation reveals revenge as a possible motive.

  • S01E03 The Reaper's Helper

    • October 4, 1990
    • NBC

    The death of a man with AIDS appears to be the work of a serial killer who may have been motivated by mercy.

  • S01E04 Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die

    • October 11, 1990
    • NBC

    Stone has difficulty prosecuting a privileged preppie with a history of abusing his girlfriends after one of them dies at his hands.

  • S01E05 Happily Ever After

    • October 23, 1990
    • NBC

    Greevey and Logan have a hunch that robbery is a cover for the real motive in the death of a millionaire in a parking garage.

  • S01E06 Everybody's Favorite Bagman

    • October 30, 1990
    • NBC

    The mugging of a councilman leads the detectives to arrest a mobster, who in turn leads Stone and Robinette to corrupt city officials.

  • S01E07 By Hooker, by Crook

    • November 13, 1990
    • NBC

    When Logan and Greevey investigate how a family man came to be found unconscious in Central Park, they uncover a very high-class call girl operation run by a well-educated socialite.

  • S01E08 Poison Ivy

    • November 20, 1990
    • NBC

    The shooting of a black honors student stirs up racial tensions, especially after it becomes apparent that the cop responsible for the death may have planted a gun on the body to excuse the shooting.

  • S01E09 Indifference

    • November 27, 1990
    • NBC

    During the investigation into the death of a little girl in a respectable, middle-class family, Greevey and Logan uncover a myriad of family secrets involving abuse, molestation, and murder.

  • S01E10 Prisoner of Love

    • December 4, 1990
    • NBC

    A city arts commissioner and a socialite come under investigation when an artist noted for his sadomasochistic themes is found dead under suspicious circumstances.

  • S01E11 Out of the Half-Light

    • December 11, 1990
    • NBC

    Greevey and Logan's investigation into a black teenager's claim that she was raped by white policemen is hampered by a publicity hungry, black politician who will not grant the detectives access to the victim.

  • S01E12 Life Choice

    • January 8, 1991
    • NBC

    Stone faces pressure from the public and from Schiff as he prepares to prosecute the person accused of bombing an abortion clinic.

  • S01E13 A Death in the Family

    • January 15, 1991
    • NBC

    Police start a citywide manhunt for a man suspected of killing a cop during a rooftop pursuit.

  • S01E14 The Violence of Summer

    • February 5, 1991
    • NBC

    Greevey and Logan reopen an investigation to help Stone and Robinette build a stronger case against three boys accused of gang-raping a TV reporter.

  • S01E15 The Torrents of Greed (1)

    • February 12, 1991
    • NBC

    An assault on a candy storeowner leads Stone and Robinette to build a case against a powerful mafia don.

  • S01E16 The Torrents of Greed (2)

    • February 19, 1991
    • NBC

    Stone tries to salvage his prosecution of the Masucci family when Beigel faces bribery charges and seems willing to turn against his brother-in-law.

  • S01E17 Mushrooms

    • February 26, 1991
    • NBC

    The accidental shooting of two children by a 14-year-old hired killer leads to a drug dealer and a real estate agent.

  • S01E18 The Secret Sharers

    • March 12, 1991
    • NBC

    Stone faces a flashy Texas lawyer and a hostile community as he tries to prosecute a young man accused of killing a drug dealer.

  • S01E19 The Serpent's Tooth

    • March 19, 1991
    • NBC

    Two brothers appear to be the logical suspects in the murder of their wealthy parents.

  • S01E20 The Troubles

    • March 26, 1991
    • NBC

    Logan is forced to face his cultural biases when both a Lebanese gunrunner and an Irish terrorist are suspected of killing a drug dealer.

  • S01E21 Sonata for a Solo Organ

    • April 2, 1991
    • NBC

    Stone and Robinette prosecute a surgeon and the wealthy father of a transplant patient for illegally obtaining a kidney.

  • S01E22 The Blue Wall

    • June 9, 1991
    • NBC

    Cragen comes under suspicion when his mentor in the department is investigated for laundering drug money.

Season 2

  • S02E01 Confession

    • September 17, 1991
    • NBC

    Logan crosses the line in order to obtain a confession from the man suspected of murdering Max Greevey. Stone finds that his prosecution is placed in jeopardy because of Logan's actions.

  • S02E02 The Wages of Love

    • September 24, 1991
    • NBC

    A double homicide casts suspicion on both the ex-wife and the former boyfriend of the murdered duo, with the dead man's murdered son holding the key to the mystery.

  • S02E03 Aria

    • October 1, 1991
    • NBC

    A lethal drug overdose leads the detectives to an aggressive stage mother and a pornographic movie producer.

  • S02E04 Asylum

    • October 8, 1991
    • NBC

    The conviction of a homeless man for murder is threatened on appeal based on the lack of a search warrant for his "home", which was a lean-to in Central Park.

  • S02E05 God Bless the Child

    • October 22, 1991
    • NBC

    A couple faces trial after they deny medical help to their daughter based on their religious beliefs.

  • S02E06 Misconception

    • October 29, 1991
    • NBC

    The mugging of a pregnant legal secretary leads to a case involving her lover, her boss and charges of murder when she loses the baby.

  • S02E07 In Memory Of…

    • November 5, 1991
    • NBC

    The renovation of a brownstone uncovers the remains of a boy who disappeared 31 years earlier, reviving a wrenching and long-suppressed memory in his childhood friend and neighbor.

  • S02E08 Out of Control

    • November 12, 1991
    • NBC

    The detectives investigate the gang rape of a college student during a fraternity Holloween party.

  • S02E09 Renunciation

    • November 19, 1991
    • NBC

    A hit-and-run investigation leads to the discovery of a schoolteacher carrying on an affair with one of her students. Cerreta and Logan suspect that she may have manipulated him into killing her husband.

  • S02E10 Heaven

    • November 26, 1991
    • NBC

    The investigation into a social-club fire which claimed 53 fatalities leads to a connection between arson, illegal immigrants and the sale of green cards.

  • S02E11 His Hour Upon the Stage

    • December 10, 1991
    • NBC

    The discovery of a frozen corpse in a dumpster leads to rival Broadway producers.

  • S02E12 Star Struck

    • January 7, 1992
    • NBC

    An obsessive fan pleads temporary insanity when he is charged with attempting to murder the soap-opera actress who is the center of his life.

  • S02E13 Severance

    • January 14, 1992
    • NBC

    Stone faces an old rival in court as he tries to link a hit man and three murders to a sleazy lawyer and a powerful man behind bars.

  • S02E14 Blood Is Thicker…

    • February 4, 1992
    • NBC

    An apparent mugging ends in the death of a wealthy woman but the case comes to hang on a silver pin that may have been in the victim's possession.

  • S02E15 Trust

    • February 11, 1992
    • NBC

    Stone is determined to see that a teenage boy doesn't get away with murder twice when the young man is brought to trial for the shooting death of one of his friends.

  • S02E16 Vengeance

    • February 18, 1992
    • NBC

    The parents of a murdered woman contest Stone's prosecution of her killer so that he can be extradited to their home state, where the death penalty still exists.

  • S02E17 Sisters of Mercy

    • March 3, 1992
    • NBC

    Cerreta and Logan investigate the accusation that a nun in charge of a shelter for teens molested a young addict.

  • S02E18 Cradle to Grave

    • March 31, 1992
    • NBC

    The discovery of a dead baby leads to a case involving a slumlord who would not provide any heat and who defends her actions by blaming the rent laws.

  • S02E19 The Fertile Fields

    • April 7, 1992
    • NBC

    The brutal murder of a Jewish jeweler appears to be a hate crime, but the investigation soon leads back to the man's brother and his shady business deals.

  • S02E20 Intolerance

    • April 14, 1992
    • NBC

    When a Chinese-American honors student is killed, the investigation uncovers a racist mother who's son was competing with the victim for the same scholarship.

  • S02E21 Silence

    • April 28, 1992
    • NBC

    A politician opposes the prosecution of his son's murderer because it might mean revealing that his late son was gay.

  • S02E22 The Working Stiff

    • May 14, 1992
    • NBC

    The murder of a Wall Street legend begins a case involving an ailing union worker and a former governor and old friend of Schiff's.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Skin Deep

    • September 23, 1992
    • NBC

    When a sleazy photographer is murdered, his models appear to be the most likely suspects.

  • S03E02 Conspiracy

    • September 30, 1992
    • NBC

    The assassination of an African-American leader leads to the arrest of a man whose ex-wife was suspected of having an affair with the victim.

  • S03E03 Forgiveness

    • October 7, 1992
    • NBC

    A priest-turned-lawyer uses race and class as the basis for his defense of a young Mexican man who murdered his wealthy girlfriend after she broke up with him.

  • S03E04 The Corporate Veil

    • October 14, 1992
    • NBC

    A teenager's fatal heart attack is traced to fraud and greed on the part of the manufacturer of his pacemaker and their supplier.

  • S03E05 Wedded Bliss

    • October 21, 1992
    • NBC

    The discovery of a young woman's body in the river leads to an investigation of illegal sweatshops and the enslavement of young immigrants.

  • S03E06 Helpless

    • November 4, 1992
    • NBC

    Dr. Olivet accuses her gynecologist of rape, but Stone finds his case in trouble when he discovers that Olivet tape-recorded the crime.

  • S03E07 Self-Defense

    • November 11, 1992
    • NBC

    Cerreta and Stone find themselves on opposite sides of the fence when a storeowner kills two robbers and then claims self-defense as a justification.

  • S03E08 Prince of Darkness

    • November 18, 1992
    • NBC

    Cerreta poses as a weapons dealer to help Stone build a case against a Columbian hit man, but the deal takes an unexpected turn, resulting in bloodshed.

  • S03E09 Point of View

    • November 25, 1992
    • NBC

    Logan gets a new partner and Stone faces an old friend from law school as they investigate a woman's claim of self-defense in the shooting death of a small time hood.

  • S03E10 Consultation

    • December 9, 1992
    • NBC

    An engineer and a tribal chief become the chief suspects in the death of a Nigerian woman who died while smuggling heroin internally.

  • S03E11 Extended Family

    • January 6, 1993
    • NBC

    The apparent abduction of a little girl by her natural mother becomes complicated by charges of sexual molestation.

  • S03E12 Right to Counsel

    • January 13, 1993
    • NBC

    After Stone accepts a plea bargain from the much younger and poorer lover of a wealthy older woman found murdered in her apartment, he begins to have doubts that he has sent the right man to prison, especially as he learns more about the attorney who handled the woman's estate.

  • S03E13 Night and Fog

    • February 3, 1993
    • NBC

    The confession of an elderly man that he assisted his wife in committing suicide doesn't fully satisfy Stone when rumors surface that the man was once a Nazi collaborator.

  • S03E14 Promises to Keep

    • February 10, 1993
    • NBC

    The investigation into the murder of a young physician leads to the discovery of an unorthodox and illegal relationship between her fiance and his psychiatrist.

  • S03E15 Mother Love

    • February 24, 1993
    • NBC

    The absence of a murder weapon complicates the investigation into the murder of a drug addict who stole from her family to support her habit.

  • S03E16 Jurisdiction

    • March 3, 1993
    • NBC

    Stone battles the Brooklyn DA's office over prosecutorial jurisdiction in the case of a mentally handicapped man who confesses to the stabbing deaths of two women.

  • S03E17 Conduct Unbecoming

    • March 10, 1993
    • NBC

    Stone and the police battle the closed ranks of the Navy to investigate the death of a female Naval officer during a party in a Manhattan hotel.

  • S03E18 Animal Instinct

    • March 17, 1993
    • NBC

    The initial investigation into the death of a research scientist leads to an animal-rights group until evidence surfaces that her husband's affair with a coworker may point to a possible motive for the murder.

  • S03E19 Virus

    • April 21, 1993
    • NBC

    While investigating several deaths at a diabetes clinic, Briscoe and Logan discover that teenage computer hackers may have tampered with the clinic's medical database.

  • S03E20 Securitate

    • May 5, 1993
    • NBC

    When a Romanian immigrant kills, his lawyer announces he will plead his client "not guilty due to cultural insanity" claiming the man had been conditioned to violence in his homeland.

  • S03E21 Manhood

    • May 12, 1993
    • NBC

    The statement of a drug dealer who survived a shoot-out that killed a cop leads Logan and Briscoe to suspect that the cop died because he was gay and his fellow officers were reluctant to back him up.

  • S03E22 Benevolence

    • May 19, 1993
    • NBC

    Logan and Briscoe begin their investigation into the death of a hearing-impaired young woman by questioning her two most recent boyfriends.

Season 4

  • S04E01 Sweeps

    • September 15, 1993
    • NBC

    A guest is murdered on-air on a controversial talk show. Meanwhile Logan and Briscoe have a new boss, Lt. Anita Van Buren, and Stone gets a new colleague. The police and district attorney attempt to prosecute the show's abrasive host.

  • S04E02 Volunteers

    • September 29, 1993
    • NBC

    A disruptive, unbalanced homeless man is found severely beaten in an alley of the middle class neighborhood he calls home, leading Stone to try and prosecute one of the residents for premeditated murder.

  • S04E03 Discord

    • October 6, 1993
    • NBC

    A college student charges an admittedly promiscuous rock star with rape, but he claims the act was consensual.

  • S04E04 Profile

    • October 13, 1993
    • NBC

    Stone finds himself up against an ambitious black lawyer defending a white, racist serial killer.

  • S04E05 Black Tie

    • October 20, 1993
    • NBC

    The police suspect a cover up when they receive an anonymous tip that a wealthy man was murdered by his wife, who refuses to allow an autopsy after a physician declares that the death occurred from natural causes.

  • S04E06 Pride and Joy

    • October 27, 1993
    • NBC

    A 17-year-old boy becomes the chief suspect in the murder of his father, raising questions of self-defense and abuse that the family does not want to face.

  • S04E07 Apocrypha

    • November 3, 1993
    • NBC

    Stone and Kincaid try to prove that the young woman believed to have planted a bomb in a parking garage had been brainwashed and was acting under the direct orders of a charismatic cult leader.

  • S04E08 American Dream

    • November 9, 1993
    • NBC

    A skeleton unearthed at a building site resurrects one of Stone's old cases, and brings him face to face with the tenacious, brilliant culprit, who is seeking a new trial.

  • S04E09 Born Bad

    • November 16, 1993
    • NBC

    A lawyer decides to defend her teenage client charged with murder as an adult with the claim that he's violent because of a genetic predisposition due to an extra Y chromosome.

  • S04E10 The Pursuit of Happiness

    • December 1, 1993
    • NBC

    A "green-card" bride from Russia is suspected of murdering her rich, but cold husband, who was threatening to divorce her just weeks before she would qualify to remain in this country.

  • S04E11 Golden Years

    • January 5, 1994
    • NBC

    An emaciated elderly woman is found dead of an apparent heart attack and her granddaughter is charged with neglect and grave indifference to human life.

  • S04E12 Snatched

    • January 12, 1994
    • NBC

    A millionaire friend of Schiff's won't cooperate with the police following his son's kidnapping.

  • S04E13 Breeder

    • January 19, 1994
    • NBC

    While investigating a woman's claim that she passed out in a taxi and awoke to find her newborn missing, Briscoe and Logan uncover a scam involving private adoptions.

  • S04E14 Censure

    • February 2, 1994
    • NBC

    A phone call threatening a woman's young daughter leads to a case that causes Kincaid to resign from Schiff's office because of an affair in her past.

  • S04E15 Kids

    • February 9, 1994
    • NBC

    A 14-year-old's shooting death involves the son of a former police detective, who's also an old friend of Briscoe's.

  • S04E16 Big Bang

    • March 2, 1994
    • NBC

    A scientist becomes the chief suspect when his estranged wife, who's been delaying divorce proceedings, is the victim of a letter bomb.

  • S04E17 Mayhem

    • March 9, 1994
    • NBC

    During a 24-hour period, Briscoe and Logan have a heavy caseload that includes 5 unrelated murders and a domestic quarrel, which results in the maiming of the husband.

  • S04E18 Wager

    • March 30, 1994
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Logan bet that the killing of a star athlete's father is linked to gambling debts and threats to the baseball player's family.

  • S04E19 Sanctuary

    • April 13, 1994
    • NBC

    A black minister fans the flames of racial intolerance after a hit-and-run in Harlem claims the life of a 12-year-old and the Jewish driver isn't indicted.

  • S04E20 Nurture

    • May 4, 1994
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Logan investigate the disappearance of a child from her abusive foster home and find her being held by a loving but disturbed woman who insists she has acted only for the child's own good.

  • S04E21 Doubles

    • May 18, 1994
    • NBC

    An assailant breaks the wrist of a tennis player prior to a tournament, and a competitor is among the suspects.

  • S04E22 Old Friends

    • May 25, 1994
    • NBC

    A truck hits a pedestrian and the investigation reveals the victim's link to a baby-food company in which a new partner has connections to the Russian mob.

Season 5

  • S05E01 Second Opinion

    • September 21, 1994
    • NBC

    A woman's death exposes an unorthodox method of treating cancer that Executive Assistant DA McCoy intends to prove is negligent homicide.

  • S05E02 Coma

    • September 28, 1994
    • NBC

    A comedy-club owner comes under suspicion for having shot his wife, now comatose with a bullet in her head, after it's discovered he was abusive and she was about to divorce him.

  • S05E03 Blue Bamboo

    • October 5, 1994
    • NBC

    The killing of a Japanese nightclub owner who was visiting New York leads to the arrest of a singer who once worked for the deceased, and whose lawyer uses the "battered-woman syndrome" as a defense.

  • S05E04 Family Values

    • October 12, 1994
    • NBC

    After it's determined that a wealthy woman did not commit suicide but was murdered, the detectives question both her first and second husbands and her teenage daughter.

  • S05E05 White Rabbit

    • October 19, 1994
    • NBC

    A routine investigation uncovers evidence that leads Briscoe and Logan to a long-time fugitive, a radical Vietnam War opponent on the run since a 1971 burglary that left a policeman dead.

  • S05E06 Competence

    • November 2, 1994
    • NBC

    When Lt. Van Buren is the victim of an attempted holdup by two teens, she fires her gun and kills one of them, and the detectives are faced with the fact that she shot an unarmed child in the back.

  • S05E07 Precious

    • November 9, 1994
    • NBC

    When Briscoe and Logan suspect that a missing infant may have been murdered by her parents rather than kidnapped, they uncover a terrible family secret which hides a mentally ill serial killer.

  • S05E08 Virtue

    • November 23, 1994
    • NBC

    McCoy uses a charge of "larceny by extortion" against a councilman, whose former colleague claims he demanded sex in exchange for a law-firm partnership.

  • S05E09 Scoundrels

    • November 30, 1994
    • NBC

    Among the suspects in a lawyer's murder are a swindler, who conned a woman out of her family fortune, and the woman's once-wealthy son.

  • S05E10 House Counsel

    • January 4, 1995
    • NBC

    The killing of a man who had served as a juror in a mob trial leads to a battle of wills between McCoy and his long-time friend, the suspect's attorney.

  • S05E11 Guardian

    • January 11, 1995
    • NBC

    After the body of a young female junkie is identified as the daughter of a wealthy family, Briscoe and Logan try to find out who left her to die in the yard of a day-care center.

  • S05E12 Progeny

    • January 25, 1995
    • NBC

    The investigation into the killing of an abortion clinic doctor leads to an activist group led by a former priest.

  • S05E13 Rage

    • February 1, 1995
    • NBC

    A Wall Street broker accused of murdering his mentor uses the defense of "black rage" in court.

  • S05E14 Performance

    • February 8, 1995
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Logan set out to identify the apparent victim in a snuff film, but find her alive and really the victim of a points-for-sex club at her prestigious high school.

  • S05E15 Seed

    • February 15, 1995
    • NBC

    A routine investigation into a woman's death leads Briscoe and Logan to a fertility doctor guilty of unethical practices, but who cannot apparently be touched because of confidentiality rules, and patient reluctance to talk.

  • S05E16 Wannabe

    • March 15, 1995
    • NBC

    The shooting of a board member of an exclusive private school leads to a blue-collar family and a classist system.

  • S05E17 Act of God

    • March 22, 1995
    • NBC

    A bomb at a construction site kills a 12-year-old boy, and the suspects include the bankrupt contractor and a jealous husband.

  • S05E18 Privileged

    • April 5, 1995
    • NBC

    The investigation into a double murder leads to a young alcoholic whose family once lived in the victims' house and who had admitted to his AA group that he's had nightmares about killings.

  • S05E19 Cruel and Unusual

    • April 19, 1995
    • NBC

    The death of an autistic youth in custody reveals a multitude of unusual and possibly illegal therapies being used, but also parents reluctant to pursue a prosecution.

  • S05E20 Bad Faith

    • April 26, 1995
    • NBC

    Logan relives unhappy childhood memories when a friend is found dead, a presumed suicide, until the investigation reveals recent contact with a former priest, with a history of pedophilia.

  • S05E21 Purple Heart

    • May 3, 1995
    • NBC

    The investigation into a taxi driver's murder involves a loan shark, a forged check, a missing plumber and the victim's wife.

  • S05E22 Switch

    • May 17, 1995
    • NBC

    Suspects in a psychiatrist's murder include the victim's ex-husband, a patient suffering from multiple-personality disorder and her obstructive father.

  • S05E23 Pride

    • May 24, 1995
    • NBC

    A gay city councilman is murdered and the trail leads to a bigoted rival politician and a male prostitute.

Season 6

  • S06E01 Bitter Fruit

    • September 20, 1995
    • NBC

    Briscoe and his new partner, Det. Reynaldo Curtis, investigate the murder of a young girl who disappeared between school and her music lesson, with a blurry film from an ATM machine as their clue.

  • S06E02 Rebels

    • September 27, 1995
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis have a hard time finding cooperative witnesses when investigating the murder of a college student at a rough biker bar.

  • S06E03 Savages

    • October 18, 1995
    • NBC

    McCoy and Kincaid clash over the death penalty as McCoy prosecutes a man who murdered an undercover cop during a drug bust.

  • S06E04 Jeopardy

    • November 1, 1995
    • NBC

    A triple murder at a magazine publishing company leads to a case of sibling rivalry, a protective matriarch and a corrupt judge.

  • S06E05 Hot Pursuit

    • November 8, 1995
    • NBC

    When the detectives solve a series of murders committed by a holdup team in ski masks, McCoy must determine whether a young woman found with them is an unwilling hostage, or an active participant in the crimes.

  • S06E06 Paranoia

    • November 15, 1995
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis try to solve a co-ed's murder after a graphic description appears online, while McCoy finds himself up against a lawyer who is reluctant to reveal elements of her client's past.

  • S06E07 Humiliation

    • November 22, 1995
    • NBC

    The investigation into a prostitute's murder leads to a married plastic surgeon as the obvious suspect, but Kincaid has a hunch that an elaborate frame-up is in play.

  • S06E08 Angel

    • November 29, 1995
    • NBC

    A mother claiming that her baby was kidnapped while she was at confession retraces her steps and actions with Curtis, which raises legal questions later when her attorney introduces a unique defense.

  • S06E09 Blood Libel

    • January 3, 1996
    • NBC

    A hidden anti-Semitic message in a high school yearbook offers a clue to an art teacher's murder and leads to a case that matches McCoy against "Klan lawyer" Roy Payne.

  • S06E10 Remand

    • January 10, 1996
    • NBC

    The victim in a 30-year-old rape and stabbing case is fearful when information received by Briscoe and Curtis creates the possibility of a new trial for the perpetrator.

  • S06E11 Corpus Delicti

    • January 17, 1996
    • NBC

    The death of a show horse leads to a trial involving insurance fraud, a sting operation and a wealthy woman's disappearance.

  • S06E12 Trophy

    • January 31, 1996
    • NBC

    McCoy finds that his career is on the line when his former female assistant and ex lover accuses him of forging evidence that helped put an innocent man in prison.

  • S06E13 Charm City (1)

    • February 2, 1996
    • NBC

    A subway station gas attack, similar to one that took place in a Baltimore church five years earlier, brings Baltimore homicide detectives Tim Bayliss and Frank Pembleton to New York to assist Briscoe and Curtis in apprehending the prime suspect in both incidents. (For God and Country (2) aired on Homicide: Life on the Street, season 4, episode 12.)

  • SPECIAL 0x3 For God and Country

    • February 9, 1996
    • NBC

    Continuing the investigation in New York City, Egan's wife is questioned by Frank and Tim. Just a few hours later, Egan's wife is killed and Egan's son is seen running. Kendall is taken into proctective custody until he gives up the suspect's name. Lennie Briscoe and Rey Curtis (from Law and Order) come to Baltimore. Munch finds out that Lennie knew his ex-wife a little too much (She moved to NYC after divorcing him). The suspect tried to escape in a seaplane but is caught. NYC ADA Claire Kincaid comes down to extradite him back to NYC, which made Frank upset. While extraditing him, the suspect has a heart attack and dies at the train station. (Charm City (1) aired on Law & Order, season 6, episode 13.)

  • S06E14 Custody

    • February 21, 1996
    • NBC

    Paul Robinette places the system on trial when he defends a young black woman accused of kidnapping her biological baby from his white, adoptive parents.

  • S06E15 Encore

    • February 28, 1996
    • NBC

    A jogger killed in Central Park turns out to be the second wife of a former comedy club owner, who was acquitted of killing his first wife. And convicting him this time may hinge on tracing the path of a Columbian coin used as a subway token slug.

  • S06E16 Savior

    • March 13, 1996
    • NBC

    A down-on-his-luck ad executive becomes the prime suspect when his wife and son are killed, and his daughter wounded on a night that he claims was spent drinking.

  • S06E17 Deceit

    • March 27, 1996
    • NBC

    When a young attorney is murdered shortly after he decides to file a sexual harassment claim against his employer, Briscoe and Curtis quickly discover that the alleged harasser and his wife each have an excellent motive for murder.

  • S06E18 Atonement

    • April 10, 1996
    • NBC

    The investigation into the murder of a model with a passion for cocaine and partying focuses on the men in her life -- a nightclub owner, a basketball player, a photographer and a limousine driver.

  • S06E19 Slave

    • April 21, 1996
    • NBC

    A woman is shot while sleeping, and the investigation leads the police to a boy whose crack-addicted mother has entrusted him to a dealer's care.

  • S06E20 Girlfriends

    • May 1, 1996
    • NBC

    After a college co-ed's body is found, the detectives look for a campus rapist, but the medical examiner's report puts them on a different path, one involving prostitution.

  • S06E21 Pro Se

    • May 8, 1996
    • NBC

    The investigation into multiple homicides at a clothing store leads to the arrest of a schizophrenic who presents McCoy with a formidable opponent when he decides to represent himself.

  • S06E22 Homesick

    • May 15, 1996
    • NBC

    After an infant is found dead in his crib, it's determined he was poisoned, and all evidence points to the child's au pair.

  • S06E23 Aftershock

    • May 22, 1996
    • NBC

    After Briscoe, Curtis, McCoy, and Kincaid witness the execution of a criminal they brought to justice, their unique reactions to the event culminate in personal tragedies for each of them.

Season 7

  • S07E01 Causa Mortis

    • September 18, 1996
    • NBC

    McCoy's new second chair, ADA Jamie Ross, is determined to prosecute as harshly as possible a carjacker who took the life of a teacher as she pleaded for her life on an audio tape discovered at the crime scene.

  • S07E02 I.D.

    • September 25, 1996
    • NBC

    The cops tackle identifying a corpse left in an elevator, and McCoy finds his prosecution of the suspect later hampered by a vindictive judge who resents Ross's in-court rebuke for sexual harassment.

  • S07E03 Good Girl

    • October 7, 1996
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis have to break the mutual alibi of two girlfriends as they try to find the killer of a young black man, whose angry parents pressure McCoy to indict a young woman who claims the victim had raped her.

  • S07E04 Survivor

    • October 23, 1996
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis's investigation of the murder of a rare coin dealer nets them a millionaire as a suspect, but Ross has to play detective too as the DA's office tries to establish a provenance for the missing coin collection.

  • S07E05 Corruption

    • October 30, 1996
    • NBC

    Curtis, angered by the attitude of an old colleague of Briscoe's, looks beyond the findings of an IAB investigation and turns up evidence of police corruption that puts the DA's office into competition with an ambitious judge and Briscoe under investigation for stealing evidence from a police lockup.

  • S07E06 Double Blind

    • November 6, 1996
    • NBC

    The murder of a janitor in a university laboratory building leads back to a student employee whose participation in a drug study may have prompted the crime.

  • S07E07 Deadbeat

    • November 13, 1996
    • NBC

    The murder of a deadbeat father whose son is dying of leukemia presents McCoy and Ross with a sympathetic suspect and a moral dilemma.

  • S07E08 Family Business

    • November 20, 1996
    • NBC

    The murder of Richard Speigel, chief financial officer for an exclusive, family-owned department store goes from the sitting room to the bedroom and into the board room as suspicion shifts from co-workers to family members.

  • S07E09 Entrapment

    • January 8, 1997
    • NBC

    The case against Huey Tate, a young man accused of shooting the well-known leader of the African-American Congress comes undone when the New York authorities learn that their chief witness was once an informant for the FBI, and is still under their protection.

  • S07E10 Legacy

    • January 15, 1997
    • NBC

    The sidewalk shooting of a young husband uncovers the fact that his wife's first husband died in a inadequately investigated accident, and that they may have been having an affair before it happened.

  • S07E11 Menace

    • February 5, 1997
    • NBC

    The detectives face a difficult struggle getting witnesses to a girl's apparent suicide to come forward while Ross tries to prove that a known bully is the one really responsible for her actions.

  • S07E12 Barter

    • February 12, 1997
    • NBC

    An unpromising case of murder suddenly develops new leads when the cops explore the possibility that the victim was mistaken for someone else. McCoy walks a thin line in the matter of ethical conduct as he tries to make a case against a lendor who uses unscrupulous methods to collect the money owed to him.

  • S07E13 Matrimony

    • February 19, 1997
    • NBC

    The discovery of a would-be thief refocuses a murder investigation, leaving the prosecutors the task of making a conspiracy case against the deceased's attorney and the pretty young widow.

  • S07E14 Working Mom

    • February 26, 1997
    • NBC

    The murder of an ex-cop with a penchant for blackmail and illicit sex brings feminist lawyer Lanie Stieglitz into court against McCoy to defend a suburban wife and mother.

  • S07E15 D-Girl

    • March 13, 1997
    • NBC

    A headless corpse fished out of the river sends Briscoe and Curtis out to Los Angeles to obtain a blood sample from their chief suspect while McCoy and Ross back in New York try to obtain a court order for the procedure.

  • S07E16 Turnaround

    • March 20, 1997
    • NBC

    Back in New York with their suspect, Briscoe and Curtis try to pin down his schedule on the night of the murder, but find instead that another man was in the area at the right time and more importantly, might have a motive for the crime. But after the issuance of a new arrest warrant, McCoy and Ross have to fly to LA to defend their warrant against attacks by the man's defense counsel, Ross's former husband Neal Gorton.

  • S07E17 Showtime

    • March 27, 1997
    • NBC

    The trial of Eddie Newman begins but the prosecution's chances of conviction are hampered by a "dream team" of defense attorneys, Gorton's personal pressures on Ross, the public questioning of the relationship between Curtis and Lisa Lundquist, and a surpise accusation.

  • S07E18 Mad Dog

    • April 2, 1997
    • NBC

    McCoy becomes obsessed with nailing a serial rapist recently released on parole and pushes the cops perilously close to harassment as he attempts to connect the man with a new rape and murder matching his previous M.O.

  • S07E19 Double Down

    • April 16, 1997
    • NBC

    The cops' best hope of finding a kidnapped hired car driver alive is one of the armed robbers who grabbed him after a job, but the immunity deal he demands in return would effectively preclude his prosecution for the shooting death of an off-duty cop, placing McCoy in a difficult position as he seeks to placate the cops, who want the guy prosecuted, and the kidnapped man's wife, who wants every avenue of saving her husband explored.

  • S07E20 We Like Mike

    • April 30, 1997
    • NBC

    A young man who claims to have helped a murdered young man change a flat tire is first the cops' primary suspect, then the prosecutors' chief witness.

  • S07E21 Passion

    • May 7, 1997
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis investigate the death of a pretty young book editor who was reputedly having an affair with one of her authors, and find themselves focusing on the author's long time companion, who steadfastly denies there was anything wrong with their relationship.

  • S07E22 Past Imperfect

    • May 14, 1997
    • NBC

    The cops have a definite clue when a bloodstain that's not the same as the victim reveals that the killer was a blood relative, and the prosecutors stumble when their chief suspect claims their chief witness is her lawyer, and his knowledge of the crime represents privileged communications.

  • S07E23 Terminal

    • May 21, 1997
    • NBC

    The cops uncover a man with a secret second life as they try to learn who opened fire on a group of people disembarking from a party cruise, but his guilt or innocence becomes almost a second thought as Schiff goes toe to toe with the governor and the States Attorney General over the decision to seek the death penalty.

Season 8

  • S08E01 Thrill

    • September 24, 1997
    • NBC

    The cops break the seemingly random murder of a pizza delivery guy with a little "undercover" work in the park, but McCoy and Ross face a harder battle to get a conviction when the two defendants resolutely point the finger at each other, and the one item identifying the actual killer is the recording of a confession-made to a priest.

  • S08E02 Denial

    • October 8, 1997
    • NBC

    Bloody sheets and an apparently stolen credit card lead Briscoe and Curtis to a pair of college age lovers who present McCoy and Ross with a united front of denial that one of them killed their newborn son and disposed of the body.

  • S08E03 Navy Blues

    • October 15, 1997
    • NBC

    McCoy finds himself battling the Navy and the office of the Judge Advocate General as he tries to prosecute a female pilot accused of murdering her married lover after he tried to break off with her.

  • S08E04 Harvest

    • October 29, 1997
    • NBC

    A discrepancy concerning the time of death of a drive-by shooting victim leads McCoy and Ross to initiate prosecutions against both the shooter and the doctor who harvested her organs as transplant donations.

  • S08E05 Nullification

    • November 5, 1997
    • NBC

    After the cops trace an eagle tattoo on a man shot and killed while holding up an armored truck to a group of militia members, McCoy finds himself facing one of their number as the pro se counsel for his friends, arguing for the concept of "jury nullification", the right of a jury to protect a defendant from an unjust law by finding him not guilty despite the evidence.

  • S08E06 Baby, It's You (1)

    • November 12, 1997
    • NBC

    It's old home week for Briscoe when an apparent murder of a teenage model in New York develops ties to Baltimore, and Detectives Munch and Falsone pay a visit to the Big Apple to observe the case. Meanwhile, McCoy finds himself battling the attorney of the victim's parents for access to his clients and the Baltimore DA for jurisdiction. (Baby, It's You (2) aired on Homicide: Life on the Street, season 6, episode 5.)

  • SPECIAL 0x4 Baby, It's You (2)

    • November 14, 1997
    • NBC

    The young man that was stalking Brittany in Baltimore is interviewed and relates that he saw her being attacked by someone. When going to question the parents, the New York and Baltimore detectives discover that the Janaways have returned to Baltimore, so they make the trip to Charm City. They get the father in the box and he demands that they prove he did it. The attorneys fight over jurisdiction, but the judge rules in favor of Baltimore and the two teams of prosecutors must work together. When the father is put on the stand he gives an alibi, a surprise that gives the detectives 48 hours to verify this alibi. When the alibi checks out, they bring in both of the parents to get to the truth. (Baby, It's You (1) aired on Law & Order, season 8, episode 6.)

  • S08E07 Blood

    • November 19, 1997
    • NBC

    The paternity of a black baby given up for adoption by a white mother might provide a clue to her murderer but it also unearths some long buried family secrets.

  • S08E08 Shadow

    • November 26, 1997
    • NBC

    The murder of a bail bondsman looks fairly routine until the chance words of the chief suspect uncovers possible case-fixing between a shady lawyer and an unknown contact within the judicial system.

  • S08E09 Burned

    • December 10, 1997
    • NBC

    A message overheard on an answering machine leads Briscoe and Curtis to a confessed murderer and the home of wealthy Carl Anderton, whose stubborn non-cooperation with the district attorney threatens to create a serious miscarriage of justice.

  • S08E10 Ritual

    • December 17, 1997
    • NBC

    The investigation into the death of a man who initially appears to be the victim of a mugging victim reveals him to be a Middle Eastern physician who performs genital mutilations on young girls.

  • S08E11 Under the Influence

    • January 7, 1998
    • NBC

    After Briscoe and Curtis finally determine who was driving the car that killed three people, the legal prosecution stands in danger of becoming a kangaroo court when McCoy's feelings over Kincaid mesh with the political agenda of an ambitious judge anxious to make an example of the defendant.

  • S08E12 Expert

    • January 21, 1998
    • NBC

    The shooting of two people in a restaurant restroom takes some abrupt turns as they try to discover who exactly the intended victim was, and the prosecutors have to deal with a defendant claiming to have been in a dissociative state while committing the crime-- the same defense used years before by the defendant's father.

  • S08E13 Castoff

    • January 28, 1998
    • NBC

    The street murder of a woman who worked with underprivileged kids takes a turn towards the bizarre when the detectives uncover she had a predilection for kinky sex, and that one of her current partners appears to be a serial killer, who offers an overexposure to television violence as his defense during his trial.

  • S08E14 Grief

    • February 4, 1998
    • NBC

    The cops, as they try to pin down the specifics of an assault on a man reluctant to talk about it, uncover the alleged rape of two women in custodial care. But as the prosecutors attempt to prepare their case, a reluctant witness changes their view of the cases.

  • S08E15 Faccia a Faccia

    • February 25, 1998
    • NBC

    Taking on an apparent mafia murder, Detectives Briscoe and Curtis are stymied by a dead witness and a seemingly incoherent mob boss.

  • S08E16 Divorce

    • March 4, 1998
    • NBC

    The stabbing death of a psychologist draws Detectives Briscoe and Curtis into a heated divorce case and pits McCoy and Ross against a manipulative attorney.

  • S08E17 Carrier

    • April 1, 1998
    • NBC

    The death of a college student leads to a case involving an HIV-positive male who's seeking to infect as many young women as possible. McCoy, testing right-to-privacy ethics, wants to charge him with murder.

  • S08E18 Stalker

    • April 15, 1998
    • NBC

    When a woman is found unconscious at the bottom of her apartment stairs, Briscoe and Curtis must figure out what happened -- before it's too late. In order to make his case, McCoy pits the two detectives against each other in the courtroom.

  • S08E19 Disappeared

    • April 22, 1998
    • NBC

    A defendant refuses to allow his lawyer to raise the issue of insanity, this complicating matters for the brother who turned him in with hopes of securing medical treatment for him.

  • S08E20 Burden

    • April 24, 1998
    • NBC

    After a 12-year-old quadriplegic dies at home in his bed, paramedics claim that he was suffocated and the suspects include the boy's parents and sister.

  • S08E21 Bad Girl

    • April 29, 1998
    • NBC

    Schiff's re-election may hinge on the stabbing death of a police officer; Briscoe's daughter is arrested for dealing drugs.

  • S08E22 Damaged

    • May 6, 1998
    • NBC

    The case of a teacher's shooting uncovers a vendetta involving the rape of a mentally challenged coed by three students, whose attorney claims they weren't aware of her condition.

  • S08E23 Tabloid

    • May 13, 1998
    • NBC

    Tabloid journalism comes under scrutiny during the investigations into the deaths of a gossip columnist and a celebrity target he pursued.

  • S08E24 Monster

    • May 20, 1998
    • NBC

    During the search for a pedophile who raped a 10-year-old, a snitch offers Briscoe a chance to avenge his daughter's death. Meanwhile, Van Buren learns that her job is in jeopardy; McCoy is ordered to appear before a disciplinary committee because of his conduct in a DUI case; and the increasingly political Schiff worries that the rape case may adversely impact his reelection bid.

Season 9

  • S09E01 Cherished

    • September 23, 1998
    • NBC

    The investigation into a girl's death reveals secrets the adoptive family was desperately trying to hide.

  • S09E02 DWB

    • October 7, 1998
    • NBC

    Detectives discover a shocking twist involving unlikely suspects when they investigate the brutal beating of a black man dumped near the highway.

  • S09E03 Bait

    • October 14, 1998
    • NBC

    The investigation into how a teen got wounded leads to a case involving a young woman's murder and a drug operation.

  • S09E04 Flight

    • October 21, 1998
    • NBC

    After a child in a day-care center dies of a virus, Briscoe and Curtis try to find the source of the infection, leading to a case involving an extramarital affair, embezzlement and a drug manufacturer.

  • S09E05 Agony

    • November 4, 1998
    • NBC

    After the detectives find a murdered postman and a woman who was left for dead in her apartment, the investigation leads to a serial killer and a surprise.

  • S09E06 Scrambled

    • November 11, 1998
    • NBC

    The murder of an employee at a fertility clinic leads to a case involving a dead man's first and second wives.

  • S09E07 Venom

    • November 18, 1998
    • NBC

    The killing of a professional escort leads to a case involving the relationships between a young man and two older women.

  • S09E08 Punk

    • November 25, 1998
    • NBC

    The murder of a corrections officer leads detectives to a women's prison where a guard was linked to an inmate Carmichael put away on drug charges and a confrontation with defense attorney Danielle Melnick.

  • S09E09 True North

    • December 9, 1998
    • NBC

    The double murder of a wealthy man and his daughter leads the detectives to the wife and stepmother of the deceased. However, Canada's objection to the death penalty hampers McCoy and Carmichael in seeking crucial evidence for obtaining a conviction.

  • S09E10 Hate

    • January 6, 1999
    • NBC

    Evidence points the detectives in the direction of a fascist youth gathering after the brutal beating and murder of a high school girl.

  • S09E11 Ramparts

    • January 13, 1999
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis reopen a case that was closed in the '60s when a vehicle is dredged from the Hudson River containing the remains of a murdered man.

  • S09E12 Haven

    • February 10, 1999
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis probe the murder of a popular Harlem community leader while McCoy and Carmichael struggle to prevent a chaotic situation.

  • S09E13 Hunters

    • February 10, 1999
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis race against time to find the killer of a parolee before two bounty hunters find the suspected murderer.

  • S09E14 Sideshow (1)

    • February 17, 1999
    • NBC

    When Briscoe and Curtis discover that a high-level federal official found murdered in Battery Park was recently transferred from Baltimore, they reteam with Baltimore homicide detectives. The joint investigation reveals that the victim was involved in a love affair with another high-level government official, whose career will be destroyed if the relationship becomes public. The independent counsel summons McCoy and his Baltimore counterpart, Ed Danvers, to Washington and demands that McCoy reveal his source or be jailed for contempt. Briscoe and Curtis apprehend the suspect, but F.B.I. claims jurisdiction and the suspect evades trial, if not justice. (Sideshow (2) aired on Homicide: Life on the Street, season 7, episode 15.)

  • SPECIAL 0x5 Sideshow (2)

    • February 19, 1999
    • NBC

    Danvers brings news of his appointment to the District Court bench as the investigation of a government official named Janine McBride, begun on Law & Order continues in New York. Their prime suspect, Chesley Purcell, is dead and her shooter, Ned Burks, is in the hands of the Feds. What was her connection back to Washington? Gee expresses his anger with MGee over letting his ""ham fisted"" bosses at the FBI know what was going on, since they in turn had informed Wm. Dell, the Independent Counsel. Burks is given a limited amount of immunity for his testimony to Dell, but McCoy and Danvers get an order that allows them to be present at his questioning; but neither the Independent Counsel nor McCoy and Danvers get anything useful. Meanwhile, the Baltimore detectives investigate the background of Chesley Purcell and it turns up the name of a man in prison who still appears to be running his organization. So there could be no more leaks, MGee asks to be kept out of the investigation. (Sideshow (1) aired on Law & Order, season 9, episode 14.)

  • S09E15 Disciple

    • February 24, 1999
    • NBC

    After a teen is found dead in the emergency room, the investigation leads to a case involving a religious ritual and a defendant who claims that the action taken was dictated by a saint's voice.

  • S09E16 Harm

    • March 3, 1999
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis investigate a possible homicide while probing the assault of a retired divorce attorney.

  • S09E17 Shield

    • March 24, 1999
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Curtis investigate the murder of a police officer who was shot while on an undercover stakeout.

  • S09E18 Juvenile

    • April 14, 1999
    • NBC

    The investigation into the shooting of a newspaper columnist leads to a murder case from two decades earlier and involves a suspect who at that time had been a juvenile.

  • S09E19 Tabula Rasa

    • April 21, 1999
    • NBC

    After a philosophy professor is pushed in front of a subway and killed, the investigation leads to a suspect who, following a divorce, changed his identity and disappeared with his daughters.

  • S09E20 Empire

    • May 5, 1999
    • NBC

    The death of a corporate mogul caused by an overdose of a sexual performance-enhancing drug leads to a case with a witness that puts Curtis in a compromising position.

  • S09E21 Ambitious

    • May 12, 1999
    • NBC

    The murder of an audio installation salesman leads the detectives to a case with connections to the mafia.

  • S09E22 Admissions

    • May 19, 1999
    • NBC

    A coed's killing leads to a case involving the deceased's relationship with a professor and two male students who vouch for each other's whereabouts on the night of the murder.

  • S09E23 Refuge (1)

    • May 26, 1999
    • NBC

    A shootout between a motorist and the police leads to the discovery of a gruesome Russian mob killing --- and a traumatized boy who was an eyewitness to the murder.

  • S09E24 Refuge (2)

    • May 26, 1999
    • NBC

    McCoy and Carmichael risk violating the civil liberties of witnesses when they are forced to jail them in order to safely continue their investigation.

Season 10

  • S10E01 Gunshow

    • September 22, 1999
    • NBC

    A murderer's shooting spree in Central Park prompts Briscoe and his new partner, Detective Eddie Green, to trace the murder weapon's origination; McCoy makes it his mission to punish the killer and the gun manufacturer.

  • S10E02 Killerz

    • September 29, 1999
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Green believe a 10-year-old is responsible for a child's death, and McCoy wants her isolated to stop any future fatalities.

  • S10E03 DNR

    • October 6, 1999
    • NBC

    As Briscoe and Green investigate the shooting of a judge, suspicion quickly points to her husband as the person who ordered the hit, but McCoy's case is hindered when she refuses to implicate her husband during the trial.

  • S10E04 Merger

    • October 13, 1999
    • NBC

    The murder of a drug-laden teen presents the detectives with a host of suspects from her wealthy family.

  • S10E05 Justice

    • November 10, 1999
    • NBC

    Jamie Ross returns as a defense attorney to represent a previous client who has key evidence concerning a prisoner on death row.

  • S10E06 Marathon

    • November 17, 1999
    • NBC

    A frustrating investigation of a purse-snatching victim who was fatally shot leads to tension between Briscoe and Green over age and racial innuendoes. Briscoe notices his partner has developed a dangerous habit.

  • S10E07 Patsy

    • November 24, 1999
    • NBC

    The investigation that follows the discovery of a comatose woman in her apartment leads to an unusual case involving murder and a possible frame-up, despite the prosecution having key DNA evidence to the contrary.

  • S10E08 Blood Money

    • December 1, 1999
    • NBC

    A taxi driver finds that his passenger is dead, leading the detectives to a case involving an insurance scam and Holocaust victims.

  • S10E09 Sundown

    • December 15, 1999
    • NBC

    A patient is found beaten to death in a hospital lounge -- and the resulting case involves infidelity, Alzheimer's disease and a ladies' man.

  • S10E10 Loco Parentis

    • January 5, 2000
    • NBC

    After sanitation workers find a teenage boy's body, the investigation leads to a school bully who displays an avid interest in martial-arts weapons, and whose father bought the murder weapon.

  • S10E11 Collision

    • January 26, 2000
    • NBC

    The investigation of a schizophrenic woman's death leads to a case involving a homeless man and his right to refuse medication.

  • S10E12 Mother's Milk

    • February 9, 2000
    • NBC

    Bloodstains in an apartment that belonged to a young couple with a baby leads to the separated parents, each of whom claims that the other has the infant.

  • S10E13 Panic

    • February 16, 2000
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Green investigate the shooting of a best-selling mystery writer and the death of her accountant, with a love triangle as a possible motive for the crime.

  • SPECIAL 0x7 Entitled (1)

    • February 18, 2000
    • NBC

    After a salesman is murdered, the detectives turn their attention to Stephanie Mulroney, the youngest daughter of a well-known family with some deep connections. But as they join forces with the officers from the two-seven, they realise that their case is connected with a long-unsolved case that Briscoe once handled years ago with his former partner, Mike Logan. (Entitle (2) aired on Law & Order, season 10, episode 14.)

  • S10E14 Entitled (2)

    • February 18, 2000
    • NBC

    The focus of the case returns to a politically influential family and, during the course of the trial, McCoy finds the powerful matriarch to be a formidable opponent. (Entitled (1) aired on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, season 1, episode 15.)

  • S10E15 Fools for Love

    • February 23, 2000
    • NBC

    After the bodies of two teens are found, the detectives trace their identities and learn that one of them had a sister who was traveling with the girls.

  • S10E16 Trade This

    • March 1, 2000
    • NBC

    The murder of a stockbroker points to organized crime when a hired hit man kills the prime suspect.

  • S10E17 Black, White, and Blue

    • March 22, 2000
    • NBC

    The murder of a white teen-ager in Harlem seems like an open-and-shut case until two patrol officers are implicated in the crime.

  • S10E18 Mega

    • April 5, 2000
    • NBC

    The investigation into a helicopter bombing points to a victim's wife and her unconventional financial advisers.

  • S10E19 Surrender Dorothy

    • April 26, 2000
    • NBC

    The body of a teacher, suspected of having an affair, is found in a car trunk and the investigation involves husband and father-in-law, both of whom are psychiatrists.

  • S10E20 Untitled

    • May 3, 2000
    • NBC

    A wealthy woman, who is a patron of the arts, is found dead in her apartment and the ensuing investigation leads to a suspect whose violence was spurred by a painting similar to the crime scene.

  • S10E21 Narcosis

    • May 10, 2000
    • NBC

    The discovery of a strangled prostitute's body leads to a case involving illegal immigrants and the events have an impact on a family.

  • S10E22 High & Low

    • May 17, 2000
    • NBC

    Detectives Briscoe and Green probe the strangulation of a college coed who moonlighted as a stripper, and while they believe a pair of drug-dealing skinheads committed the murder, they struggle to determine the motive of the strip club owner who paid them for the hit. However, as they work their way up the ladder of complicity, the cops learn that the slaying is keyed to an insider trading scam that forces Assistant D.A. McCoy to connect a former porn star with a businessman.

  • S10E23 Stiff

    • May 24, 2000
    • NBC

    The detectives' investigation into why a wealthy woman is comatose involves her husband, daughter and doctor.

  • S10E24 Vaya Con Dios

    • May 24, 2000
    • NBC

    The death of an elderly man trying to find who was responsible for the torture killing of his son in 1973 Chile leads to a high-level foreign colonel who is now in a Manhattan hospital.

Season 11

  • S11E01 Endurance

    • October 18, 2000
    • NBC

    After a disabled boy dies of smoke inhalation during a fire, his parents and a building tenant with a history of "accidental" fires become suspects.

  • S11E02 Turnstile Justice

    • October 25, 2000
    • NBC

    After a woman's body is found in a subway station, a suspect is arrested, but the resulting case concerns the lack of medication supplied him while in prison.

  • S11E03 Dissonance

    • November 1, 2000
    • NBC

    The detectives investigate the murder of a young violinist whose fellow musicians resented her rapid rise to fame, in a trial that results in threats exchanged between Lewin and the presiding judge who has a history of bias against McCoy.

  • S11E04 Standoff

    • November 8, 2000
    • NBC

    After a prisoner's murder, an investigation leads to a suspect, but the question arises if he acted on his own or on orders from within the prison.

  • S11E05 Return

    • November 15, 2000
    • NBC

    The murder of a storeowner leads to a case where the suspect flees to Israel and may be protected from extradition by Israel's Law of Return.

  • S11E06 Burn Baby, Burn

    • November 22, 2000
    • NBC

    A former Black Panther, accused of murdering a Caucasian police officer, questions Green's integrity amidst a politically charged trial.

  • S11E07 Amends

    • November 29, 2000
    • NBC

    Under pressure from the department's top brass, a 20-year-old murder case, initally investigated by Briscoe's now retired boss, is reopened involving the slaying of a teen-age girl with the spoiled son of a politically connected family as the prime suspect.

  • S11E08 Thin Ice

    • December 20, 2000
    • NBC

    The killing of a school-hockey coach leads to a case in which the defendant claims that he committed the crime while suffering from "sports rage."

  • S11E09 Hubris

    • January 10, 2001
    • NBC

    An assistant manager at a jewelers discovers four bodies at the store, leading to the prosecution of an amiable murder suspect who insists on representing himself, and winning the admiration of a female juror.

  • S11E10 Whose Monkey Is It Anyway?

    • January 17, 2001
    • NBC

    The death of a lab technician and the abduction of 17 infected monkeys lead to a trial involving the treatment of research animals.

  • S11E11 Sunday in the Park with Jorge

    • January 24, 2001
    • NBC

    Following "wilding incidents" in Central Park, a woman's body is found in the lake and the suspects include the deceased's wealthy husband.

  • S11E12 Teenage Wasteland

    • February 7, 2001
    • NBC

    The beating death of a restaurant owner leads Briscoe and Green to thrill-seeking teenagers; McCoy and Lewin are forced to decide how young is too young for the death penalty.

  • S11E13 Phobia

    • February 14, 2001
    • NBC

    HATE CRIME TEARS APART FAMILY - When a gay man is beaten to death during the abduction of his adopted infant son, Detectives Briscoe and Green suspect that ransom from the murder victim's wealthy partner (guest star David Pittu) may have been the motive for the crime. But as more is learned about the child's birth mother (guest star Catherine Kellner) and homophobic biological father (guest star David Vadim), Assistant D.A.'s McCoy and Carmichael find that what appeared to be a botched kidnapping might be more accurately prosecuted as a hate crime.

  • S11E14 A Losing Season

    • February 21, 2001
    • NBC

    SPORTS STAR ACCUSED OF PLOTTING MURDER - When a pregnant loan officer is found in the trunk of her car with fatal gunshot wounds, Detectives Briscoe and Green at first suspect a carjacking or the woman's fiance and co-worker (guest star Albert Jones). But as the woman's premature baby clings to life in the hospital, the investigation turns to professional basketball player Cris Cody (guest star Kevin Daniels), whose ties to the dead woman may extend beyond the loans she approved for him--and may include reason for him to want her and her unborn child dead.

  • S11E15 Swept Away

    • February 28, 2001
    • NBC

    When a participant in a TV reality show is murdered, McCoy goes after the producers and network executives for deliberately fomenting hostility among the participants to boost the ratings. All too appropriately, the outcome of the case hinges on a videotape made by a hidden-camera.

  • S11E16 Bronx Cheer

    • March 14, 2001
    • NBC

    When a woman is found strangled to death with a large quantity of the drug Ecstasy in her handbag, Detectives Briscoe and Green have difficulty gathering sufficient evidence for an indictment of their prime suspect, drug-dealer Francis 'Taz' Partell. But when they question one of his former associates, they discover new evidence indicating that Taz is responsible for the earlier murder of a bouncer in Bronx county.

  • S11E17 Ego

    • March 21, 2001
    • NBC

    When the dead body of Karen Hall, an investigator with the State Attorney General's Office Criminal Division, is found in a Manhattan river, Detectives Briscoe and Green find that her boss, Frank Conroy, had written off her disappearance as a random kidnapping from an Albany train station. But as more is learned about Conroy's controlling relationships -- with the dead woman, with his wife and with a long-term girlfriend -- he quickly becomes a suspect.

  • S11E18 White Lie

    • April 4, 2001
    • NBC

    An ARMY MAJOR FACES SURPRISING BATTLE IN WAR ON DRUGS- When a couple is found dead in their apartment, Detectives Briscoe and Green follow the trail of drugs and money, which leads to Caryn Wyman (guest star Charlotte D'Amboise), the wife of a U.S. Army Major (guest star Michael Gaston) responsible for the country's anti-drug efforts in Colombia. Despite the evidence linking Caryn to the drugs, she is fearful of cooperating with the police--until A.D.A. McCoy convinces her and her husband that she has no choice but to risk her life to catch the killer.

  • S11E19 Whiplash

    • April 18, 2001
    • NBC

    When an hispanic male is found dead from a severe chest trauma, Detectives Briscoe and Green discover that he and two other illegal immigrants had been in a staged automobile accident. As evidence mounts linking numerous similar car crashes with the same employer, chiropractor, insurance adjuster, and lawyers, A.D.A.s McCoy and Carmichael must determine who is ultimately responsible for the man's death, from which so many others profited.

  • S11E20 All My Children

    • May 2, 2001
    • NBC

    The murder of a prep school student points to a mystery woman who may have been extorting money from the victim's wealthy father.

  • S11E21 Brother's Keeper

    • May 9, 2001
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Green discover a murdered businessman may have been the target of a well-known criminal , but the investigation stumbles when the FBI acts as the suspect's alibi.

  • S11E22 School Daze

    • May 16, 2001
    • NBC

    Jamie Ross returns to defend a student accused in a mass school slaying.

  • S11E23 Judge Dread

    • May 23, 2001
    • NBC

    An attempted murder of a tough Judge leads Briscoe and Green on a wild goose chase to track down the inimical criminal. When the perpetrator is found, Carmichael and McCoy have a difficult time making a case.

  • S11E24 Deep Vote

    • May 23, 2001
    • NBC

    A woman's murder leads the police to discover the actual target was a reporter who did a story about improprieties in a recent senatorial election. Carmichael can't get the reporter to reveal her sources for a story that contains allegations that the vote was fixed and ballots tampered with, even though the reporter's life is at risk. Without the source, McCoy and Carmichael have a difficult time making a case against the Senator, who they believe has ties to the mob and ordered the hit on the reporter. The case hinges on 2000 missing ballots from the vote that were stolen by the mob. Once the ballots are found, there is a big court battle about whether or not the ballots should be counted. McCoy believes that the ballots will show Benton's motive for ordering the hit, but an appellate court won't allow it, so their case is virtually dead. In the end, McCoy is able to convince the reporter to reveal her source and have him testify against the senator.

Season 12

  • S12E01 Who Let the Dogs Out?

    • September 26, 2001
    • NBC

    The investigation into the death of a jogger mauled by a vicious dog leads to an Attica inmate, his attorneys, and an underground dog-fighting ring.

  • S12E02 Armed Forces

    • October 3, 2001
    • NBC

    The fatal stabbing of a man leads to the discovery of his status as a Vietnam war veteran and the truths uncovered about an incident that occured with him and three former soliders in his division.

  • S12E03 For Love or Money

    • October 10, 2001
    • NBC

    The death of a parolee, who was a hit man, leads to a wealthy widow and daughter and whether they hired him to kill their rich relative.

  • S12E04 Soldier of Fortune

    • October 24, 2001
    • NBC

    The daring daylight kidnapping of a diamond dealer which results in two murders at the scene uncovers an international dynasty of diamond sales and its links to a foreign civil war.

  • S12E05 Possession

    • October 31, 2001
    • NBC

    Investigating the murder of a woman in a rent-controlled apartment, the detectives discover that she was engaged in a long-running battle with her landlord and had been blocking the potentially lucrative sale of the building.

  • S12E06 Formerly Famous

    • November 7, 2001
    • NBC

    The shooting death of a former singer's wife leads the detectives to investigate his manager and sons after his explanation of the events surrounding her death have no credibility.

  • S12E07 Myth of Fingerprints

    • November 14, 2001
    • NBC

    A murder investigation uncovers deliberately faulty forensics in the wrongful conviction of two men 12 years earlier in the case that paved the way for Van Buren's promotion.

  • S12E08 The Fire This Time

    • November 21, 2001
    • NBC

    When a building is set ablaze, a girl must be identified despite her fatal burns. Through further investigation, it turns out that an extreme environmentalist group struck the match...

  • S12E09 3 Dawg Night

    • November 28, 2001
    • NBC

    When a celebrity is implicated in a nightclub murder, McCoy and Southerlyn battle the flaks who attempt to insulate their client from any involvement or interrogation.

  • S12E10 Prejudice

    • December 12, 2001
    • NBC

    The murder of a magazine publishing company's black CEO leads to a suspect who has a clear streak of racism and whose attorney intends on using that as a mental defect.

  • S12E11 The Collar

    • January 9, 2002
    • NBC

    The death of a cleric leads the detectives to a priest who was given information by a murder suspect outside of the church but insists that he can't discuss anything about it, bringing McCoy to question whether the confessional seal should apply.

  • S12E12 Undercovered

    • January 16, 2002
    • NBC

    The father of a dying girl gets his revenge on an insurance executive who denied a certain leukemia treatment for his daughter. One problem arises when the father is technically on both sides of the law.

  • S12E13 DR 1-102

    • January 30, 2002
    • NBC

    The bludgeoning of two women in their apartment leads the detectives to a suspect who has taken a hostage while demanding legal representation ... and Southerlyn's actions, while heroic, results in disbarment proceedings against her for violation of Disciplinary Rule 1-102.

  • S12E14 Missing

    • February 6, 2002
    • NBC

    When a girl's parents frantically search for her, Briscoe and Green see that the girl's belongings were packed up in her apartment. They learn that the girl had been seeing a married man -- her boss. When the boss is brought up on charges, his wife sheds some new evidence.

  • S12E15 Access Nation

    • February 27, 2002
    • NBC

    The murder of a psychologist leads to a case involving a computer company that sells information and their responsibility in shielding their clients' history in order to serve their needs.

  • S12E16 Born Again

    • March 6, 2002
    • NBC

    The investigation into the death of an 11-year-old girl uncovers the possible culpability of the child's mother and a rebirthing therapist.

  • S12E17 Girl Most Likely

    • March 27, 2002
    • NBC

    When a high school student is found dead in an apartment building, Briscoe and Green suspect that the murder was a result of her running a website. As McCoy and Southerlyn investigate the case further, they realize that her best friend, who was reluctant to come forward as a witness, may be the answer to the murder.

  • S12E18 Equal Rights

    • April 3, 2002
    • NBC

    A stock analyst's murder leads the detectives to a corporation whose stock had fallen ... and plenty of suspects in the investors.

  • S12E19 Slaughter

    • April 10, 2002
    • NBC

    The investigation of a student's killing leads to a case involving meat contamination at a food service.

  • S12E20 Dazzled

    • April 24, 2002
    • NBC

    When a "gold digging" wife is found dead, there are plenty of possible perpetrators. Her husband has become "whipped" and blinded by his young wife and then messes up his story to Briscoe and Green. When he finally comes around, it seems that the wife's ex-boyfriend was getting revenge for being fired from a contracting job. The medical examiner uncovers some more clues which point to a bitter alcoholic ex-wife. Eventually, ther criminal comes forward but the only crime she's committing is trying to save her family.

  • S12E21 Foul Play

    • May 1, 2002
    • NBC

    The investigation into the death of a private investigator uncovers corruption, deceit, and immigration fraud in a Youth Baseball League whose manager will go to any lengths to win.

  • S12E22 Attorney Client

    • May 8, 2002
    • NBC

    The wife of an attorney with many disgruntled clients is killed but the detectives believe that he was the intended target as he was willing to reveal information despite confidentially agreements. As the investigation continues, his tumultuous love life is exposed and the prosecutors are suspicious of his desire to return to the courtroom.

  • S12E23 Oxymoron

    • May 15, 2002
    • NBC

    The body of a scantily clad woman is found on the Upper East Side. Because of her attire, it is initially presumed that she could be a high-class escort, especially after promiscuous behavior is uncovered by the medical examiner. The detectives uncover a seven-digit number on a slip of paper inside her pocket, which turns out to be a hack driver's ID. They track down the cab driver who claims he dropped the woman off on 60th St. and there was a black Infiniti waiting for her. But she died 33 blocks uptown. The Detectives retrace her steps and discover she had been at a "swingers" party where she got into a fight with another woman, Alexandra Shabtai, who works at a nightclub and ID's the dead woman as Eliza Glaser, a cosmetic dermatologist who was providing her with the narcotic Oxycodone.

  • S12E24 Patriot

    • May 22, 2002
    • NBC

    A tenement building explodes and the lone victim is Joseph Haden. The building was rent controlled and there had been a tenant strike, so the police initially suspect arson. But the landlord doesn't have insurance, ruling out their arson theory, and the medical examiner discovers that Haden's neck was broken and he was tied up before the explosion happened. Trying to figure out Haden is even more difficult. He didn't appear to have a family or a girlfriend and never got any substantial mail. He worked at the Jiffy Job service station making minimum wage, yet had $90,000 in the bank. Briscoe and Green do some more digging and find out that Haden was using an alias, and his real name was Yusuf Haddad.

Season 13

  • S13E01 American Jihad

    • October 2, 2002
    • NBC

    An American Muslim becomes the prime suspect in a double murder after an academic challenges his religious beliefs.

  • S13E02 Shangri-La

    • October 9, 2002
    • NBC

    The murder of a female high school English teacher uncovers a love triangle that includes a female student and a male teacher, both of whom become suspects. The prosecutors have to deal with the student's multiple identities and refusal to live past adolescence.

  • S13E03 True Crime

    • October 16, 2002
    • NBC

    Investigating the death of a rock band singer who had large amounts of cocaine and heroin in her system, the detectives question a former boyfriend who was a disgruntled band mate of her late husband. The prosecuters are hampered by the actions of a retired detective, who worked a case with Briscoe several years back, turned writer whose unconventional research tactics makes him a suspect as well.

  • S13E04 Tragedy on Rye

    • October 30, 2002
    • NBC

    A struggling actress is murdered in an apparent robbery-homicide where a video tape, made by a couple touring the city sold to a local news station, shows three suspects loading the stolen property into an SUV. They are charged with felony murder, a capital crime, and causes unrest with Southerlyn surrounding the death penalty.

  • S13E05 The Ring

    • November 6, 2002
    • NBC

    The discovery of a body in Hells Kitchen who had been wearing a $40,000 diamond ring leads the detectives back to the World Trade Center attacks as the victim had been reported to have died when Tower One collapsed. The ensuing investigation leads to a fiancee and a lover and the determination that the events of 9/11 may have been good timing to hide the fact that she was murdered the night before.

  • S13E06 Hitman

    • November 13, 2002
    • NBC

    The execution style shooting of a city contractor leads Detectives Briscoe and Green to suspect a professional hitman. They first focus upon possible enemies of the victim, but end up suspecting the victim's wife and her boyfried of hiring the killer. However later discovered evidence leads McCoy and Southerlyn to a conspirator that no one had suspected.

  • S13E07 Open Season

    • November 20, 2002
    • NBC

    A defense attorney who managed the acquittal of the defendant in the attempted murder of a cop is gunned down outside a Manhattan restaurant. The detectives start with police officers in the precinct of the injured officer, then to his brother, before they are led to a white supremacist who is part of a national network. McCoy is faced with the unlikely prospect that the defendant's attorney, his friend of 20 years and a friend of the slain lawyer, played a part in the murder of a Florida district attorney following the defendant's arrest. McCoy is able to make a deal that perserves the integrity of his adversary, but not without a cost.

  • S13E08 Asterisk

    • November 27, 2002
    • NBC

    A star baseball player becomes the prime suspect in the murder of his limousine driver when it is discovered that the driver regularly supplied steroids to the sports icon. The subsequent investigation reveals blackmail as the underlying motive for the murder.

  • S13E09 The Wheel

    • December 11, 2002
    • NBC

    The smoldering corpse of an Asian girl found outside the Chinese consul general's apartment leads the detectives to believe she had made a political statement. When forensics shows that she had been murdered beforehand, they find themselves in the middle of a religious conflict with the consul general their prime suspect and his attorney an old friend of District Attorney Branch.

  • S13E10 Mother's Day

    • January 8, 2003
    • NBC

    The hit-and-run death of a popular high-school student leaves the detectives suspecting the girl's father was the real target. When evidence reveals that the death was possibly a random killing, they are able to track down their suspect to his apartment. However things get complicated when their killer is murdered, and the person who committed the crime happens to be the victim's mother.

  • S13E11 Chosen

    • January 15, 2003
    • NBC

    The murder of a bookie with a high-class clientelle leads the detectives to arrest his partner. Charged with first-degree murder, his attorney puts forth an unusual defense strategy that turns the trial into a political statement.

  • S13E12 Under God

    • February 5, 2003
    • NBC

    A dead teenager's father and a vigilante priest are suspects in the killing of a drug dealer.

  • S13E13 Absentia

    • February 12, 2003
    • NBC

    When the witness in a jewelry store robbery-homicide fails to appear in court, McCoy suspects foul play until he discovers that the man is a fugitive in a 20-year-old murder case.

  • S13E14 Star Crossed

    • February 19, 2003
    • NBC

    The bludgeoning of a luxury sports car dealer leads the detectives to a mentally challenged man and his girlfriend who is extremely attractive and whose expensive tastes leads her to be equally manipulative.

  • S13E15 Bitch

    • February 26, 2003
    • NBC

    The death of a stockbroker leads the detectives to his girlfriend whose mother is a cosmetics mogul who has a long standing friendship with Branch, and will stop at nothing to protect her corporate image by using hormone replacement therapy withdrawal as the basis for her defense.

  • S13E16 Suicide Box

    • March 26, 2003
    • NBC

    A media-savvy attorney defends a black teenager accused of shooting an off-duty policy officer.

  • S13E17 Genius

    • April 2, 2003
    • NBC

    Investigating the murder of a cab driver, the detectives come to suspect a famous author and his protege, a former child prodigy.

  • S13E18 Maritime

    • April 17, 2003
    • NBC

    A missing football player becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a woman whose body is discovered floating in the East River.

  • S13E19 Seer

    • April 23, 2003
    • NBC

    The prime suspect in the murder of a woman outside a sex club claims to have merely witnessed the crime via a psychic vision.

  • S13E20 Kid Pro Quo

    • April 30, 2003
    • NBC

    The murder of an admissions director of a private school leads the detectives to investigate a pair of angry parents whose children were denied admission, but then set their sights on the headmaster when they discover that the victim was about to go public with the denied admissions.

  • S13E21 House Calls

    • May 7, 2003
    • NBC

    The suspicious death of a Russian model leads the detectives to suspect medical malpractice.

  • S13E22 Sheltered

    • May 14, 2003
    • NBC

    It's a race against time as the detectives go on the hunt for a sniper whose victims are shot in broad daylight.

  • S13E23 Couples

    • May 21, 2003
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Green catch four murders and a kidnapping on the same day, and get handed confessions in each case.

  • S13E24 Smoke

    • May 21, 2003
    • NBC

    Briscoe and Green are assigned to a case involving an eccentric comedian who may have killed his young son by dangling him off a ledge.

Season 14

  • S14E01 Bodies

    • September 24, 2003
    • NBC

    While investigating the death of a teenaged girl, the detectives stumble on a pattern of crimes that indicate they are after a serial killer. The suspect, however, puts the prosecutors through an ethical ringer when he discloses his attorney's knowledge of the victims and their whereabouts.

  • S14E02 Bounty

    • October 1, 2003
    • NBC

    The investigation into the murder of a bounty hunter leads to a reporter with compromised ethics and a dubious defense strategy.

  • S14E03 Patient Zero

    • October 8, 2003
    • NBC

    The investigation into the carjacking of a vehicle containing vials of a deadly virus leads the detectives on a search for the first person infected with the virus and a biochemist whose sinister motivations were driven by passion.

  • S14E04 Shrunk

    • October 22, 2003
    • NBC

    The police and prosecutors investigate the connection between an award-winning songwriter and the young woman found murdered in his home to discover who would profit by her death at his hands.

  • S14E05 Blaze

    • October 29, 2003
    • NBC

    A teenager's need for parental love, acceptance and recognition sets in motion the events leading to the deaths of 23 concert goers in a blaze started by a rock band's illegal pyrotechnics.

  • S14E06 Identity

    • November 5, 2003
    • NBC

    When a man is found murdered shortly after depositing almost $400,000 in his savings account, the investigation into the source of funds reveals that the victim ran an identity theft scam which left an elderly man homeless and impoverished.

  • S14E07 Floater

    • November 12, 2003
    • NBC

    The husband of a woman whose partially decomposed body is found floating in the Hudson River becomes the prime suspect in her murder until the prosecutors uncover a connection between her prospective attorney and a judge who has heard a suspiciously high number of his cases.

  • S14E08 Embedded

    • November 19, 2003
    • NBC

    After a reporter accused of causing the deaths of soldiers with whom he was embedded in Iraq by reporting on their troop movements is shot and wounded on the eve of his return to the front, the ballistics report indicates that the gun belonged to one of the dead soldiers, leading the detectives to uncover who brought the gun back from the front and committed the crime.

  • S14E09 Compassion

    • November 26, 2003
    • NBC

    When a con man passing himself off as a grief counselor is poisoned by a respected doctor he victimized, McCoy must determine whether revenge or insanity prompted the crime.

  • S14E10 Ill-Conceived

    • December 3, 2003
    • NBC

    The owner of a clothing company with alien immigrant workers is found murdered which sends the detectives on a search for an unidentified evening caller whose girlfriend, also a worker in the factory, recently gave birth. Upon discovery that the victim was also the baby's father, the boyfriend is arrested with the motive being an office affair until the victim's widow discloses that it was a surrogate arrangement.

  • S14E11 Darwinian

    • January 7, 2004
    • NBC

    The apparent hit-and-run of a homeless man send the detectives on a search for the driver, a high profile female publicist, which fuels the fire for the prosecutors to obtain a murder conviction. Forensic evidence given during the trial reveal that the victim was severely beaten before being hit by the car which leads to a suspect within the homeless community.

  • S14E12 Payback

    • January 14, 2004
    • NBC

    The investigation into the murder of a former bookie turned mob informant reveals a disturbing new wrinkle in organized crime involving legitimate businessmen moonlighting as contract hitmen in a battle for mob leadership, and ends with a Federal ploy to nullify the plea bargain in the case, leaving McCoy seething and two more people dead.

  • S14E13 Married with Children

    • February 4, 2004
    • NBC

    The death of a woman who fell from a hotel balcony leads to a case involving a lesbian couple and a state law banning gay adoption

  • S14E14 City Hall

    • February 11, 2004
    • NBC

    A city employee's clerical error sets in motion a chain of events which culminates in a fatal shooting at City Hall and a secret Federal court proceeding with sinister implications.

  • S14E15 Veteran's Day

    • February 18, 2004
    • NBC

    A decorated Gulf War veteran grief-stricken over the Afghanistan combat death of his son murders an anti-war protester, claiming at trial that he acted under extreme emotional distress.

  • S14E16 Can I Get a Witness?

    • February 25, 2004
    • NBC

    McCoy faces an uphill battle in proving that witnesses to the murder of a drug mule were bribed, intimidated, and eventually murdered on the orders of the drug dealer accused of the crime.

  • S14E17 Hands Free

    • March 3, 2004
    • NBC

    When McCoy fails to win a murder conviction against an eccentric cross dressing millionaire for the death of his neighbor, he redoubles the effort to convict the man for murdering his second wife years earlier by demonstrating that he murdered a witness to the crime.

  • S14E18 Evil Breeds

    • March 24, 2004
    • NBC

    When a Holocaust survivor is murdered on the eve of her testimony in the deportation trial of a former concentration camp guard, McCoy prosecutes the man and the Neo-Nazi sympathizer who's running a fundraising web site for him, and must debunk a Holocaust denial defense which claims that the millions of deaths resulted from disease, pestilence and wartime conditions.

  • S14E19 Nowhere Man

    • March 31, 2004
    • NBC

    The District Attorney's Office is set on its ear when the investigation into the death of an A.D.A. uncovers a scandal that could imperil hundreds of cases.

  • S14E20 Everybody Loves Raimondo's

    • April 14, 2004
    • NBC

    Greed, treachery and disrespect shape the motives for murder when two men are gunned down at an exclusive restaurant.

  • S14E21 Vendetta

    • April 21, 2004
    • NBC

    The investigation into a bar room brawl fatality reveals a detective's decades-old vendetta against a petty criminal turned murderer who was falsely accused of one murder after evading conviction on another.

  • S14E22 Gaijin

    • April 28, 2004
    • NBC

    Van Buren has reservations about Branch's tactics in luring a Ginza nightclub owner back to New York after the Japanese government is unwilling to extradite him to face charges of conspiracy and murder in the death of his wife on a New York City vacation.

  • S14E23 Caviar Emptor

    • May 12, 2004
    • NBC

    When a caviar importer is murdered the day after his wedding to a much-younger woman, the large pool of suspects includes his new wife, his children, and his chief competitor, each of whom has a compelling motive for committing the crime.

  • S14E24 C.O.D.

    • May 19, 2004
    • NBC

    Briscoe bids farewell to the 27 as the prosecution of two women for killing each other's husbands comes to a successful conclusion.

Season 15

  • S15E01 Paradigm

    • September 22, 2004
    • NBC

    An Iraqi immigrant who murders a former military policewoman in retaliation for torturing her brother at Abu Ghraib prison claims that she is covered as an enemy combatant under the terms of the Geneva Convention.

  • S15E02 The Dead Wives Club

    • September 22, 2004
    • NBC

    When a woman abandoned by her firefighter husband for his partner's widow is threatened with also losing custody of her children, she murders her romantic rival, claiming that 9/11 post-traumatic stress syndrome prompted her actions.

  • S15E03 The Brotherhood

    • September 29, 2004
    • NBC

    When a prison gang puts out a contract on a Sing Sing corrections officer and his family, assigning the job to a newly released ex-con, the terrified officer pleads preemptive self-defense after he's brought to trial for the parolee's murder. As the trial proceeds, the gang attempts to affect the outcome of the case by sending a death threat to the presiding judge, who refuses to be intimidated. Shortly after the conclusion of the trial, McCoy discovers that the defendant's fears about the power and the reach of the gang were well-placed.

  • S15E04 Coming Down Hard

    • October 6, 2004
    • NBC

    McCoy goes after the C.E.O. of a pharmaceutical company who knowingly commissioned further clinical trials on a drug to extend its patent protection yielding millions of dollars of profit without disclosing that previous clinical studies had demonstrated that the drug created a high risk of suicide in its users.

  • S15E05 Gunplay

    • October 20, 2004
    • NBC

    After Green goes undercover to gather evidence on the gun dealers who murdered two detectives during a buy-and-bust, McCoy is able to connect the hit men to the attorney who paid them to avenge the death of his gun-running stepson at the hands of the same detectives during a similar buy-and-bust several years earlier.

  • S15E06 Cut

    • October 27, 2004
    • NBC

    When a plastic surgeon's greed and narcissism contribute to his failure to care for a patient that ultimately results in her death, Branch insists that McCoy prosecute him for criminally negligent homicide, rather than leave the matter to the civil courts, after an investigation reveals a several instances of the doctor's inattention to patient care.

  • S15E07 Gov Love

    • November 10, 2004
    • NBC

    The investigation into the death of a governor's wife uncovers a web of infidelity, greed, and corruption which forces McCoy to counter a defense based on a ground-breaking interpretation of spousal privilege.

  • S15E08 Cry Wolf

    • November 17, 2004
    • NBC

    The detectives are skeptical when a former street activist turned shock jock with a history of staging phony muggings to gain publicity for his causes appears to be the subject of an attempt on his life after publicly assailing a mobster, but they begin to believe his story after they discover that the married jock was involved with the mobster's mistress.

  • S15E09 All in the Family

    • November 24, 2004
    • NBC

    When the investigation into the contract killing of a jeweler uncovers his plan to roll over on his Russian mob connections to a federal prosecutor, as well as an unhappy wife whom he refused to divorce, McCoy must determine who financed the hit.

  • S15E10 Enemy

    • December 1, 2004
    • NBC

    The prosecution of a drug trafficker responsible for a stash house massacre is hampered when McCoy discovers that the defendant claims diplomatic immunity, and has been working as an undercover operative aiding the U.S. military in Afghanistan.

  • S15E11 Fixed

    • December 8, 2004
    • NBC

    When a paroled child murderer is run down, the investigation leads to a terrified social worker and an experimental prison therapy program.

  • S15E12 Mammon

    • January 5, 2005
    • NBC

    The investigation into the murder of a wealthy husband leads to the uncovering of a conspiracy involving infidelity and greed and leads to one defendant attempting to evade justice by killing the other.

  • S15E13 Ain't No Love

    • January 12, 2005
    • NBC

    When a rap producer is found shot to death in his studio, detectives focus on his protege, whose demos link him and a friend to a second murder. As the investigation unfolds, Southerlyn's opinions put her sharply at odds with both McCoy and Branch.

  • S15E14 Fluency

    • January 19, 2005
    • NBC

    Fontana and Green are baffled by a series of flu-related deaths until they discover that the victims were given fake vaccine. McCoy goes after the con man who distributed the vaccine for murder.

  • S15E15 Obsession

    • February 9, 2005
    • NBC

    A conservative talk show host involved in a sexual harassment scandal is murdered, but the trail leads to the victim's wife and an obsessed stalker.

  • S15E16 The Sixth Man

    • February 16, 2005
    • NBC

    McCoy prosecutes a famous basketball star accused of murdering a man who was suing him because of a massive brawl between players and fans.

  • S15E17 License to Kill

    • February 23, 2005
    • NBC

    The investigation into a fatal traffic accident leads Fontana and Green to a slaughtered hunting party in the woods and an unknown man who may have been pursuing vigilante justice.

  • S15E18 Dining Out

    • March 2, 2005
    • NBC

    When a TV network executive is found murdered, Detectives Fontana and Green suspect a pair of twins who were stealing from the organization until they discover a celebrity chef with whom the married victim shared an affair. The nimble and charming chef is adroit at cultivating relationships with judges and juries alike, but prosecutor McCoy intends to reveal that the suspect's cooking show was about to be cancelled by his late lover.

  • S15E19 Sects

    • March 30, 2005
    • NBC

    Police and prosecutors go after a fanatical cult leader who encourages sex with children among her followers.

  • S15E20 Tombstone (1)

    • April 13, 2005
    • NBC

    The bludgeoned corpse of a promiscuous lawyer is found in her office, and detectives treat her former lovers as suspects until DNA evidence points to a co-worker. (Skeleton (2) aired on Law & Order: Trial By Jury, season 1, episode 8.)

  • S15E21 Publish and Perish

    • April 20, 2005
    • NBC

    Fontana and his temporary partner, Det. Nick Falco, must tread lightly when they discover links between a powerful police commissioner and the murders of an infamous porn actress and a maverick publisher.

  • S15E22 Sport of Kings

    • May 4, 2005
    • NBC

    The shooting of a Panamanian jockey sends Fontana and Falco into the colorful world of horse racing, and they learn that the animal's owner used stolen funds for the purchase.

  • S15E23 In God We Trust

    • May 11, 2005
    • NBC

    When Fontana and Falco investigate an arson which caused the death of a firefighter, they discover a murder weapon tied to a nine year old murder and a hate crime in which the defendent attempts to have his case dismissed because he became a born again Christian after committing the murder.

  • S15E24 Locomotion

    • May 18, 2005
    • NBC

    After a man causes a massive train crash that results in multiple deaths, McCoy tries to prosecute him for murder despite his insanity defense. But McCoy finds himself hampered by a defense attorney whose own agenda may undercut that of his client.

Season 16

  • S16E01 Red Ball

    • September 21, 2005
    • NBC

    A young girl is abducted in broad daylight, and the only link to the girl is an ex-convict who wants a deal before he's willing to talk.

  • S16E02 Flaw (2)

    • September 28, 2005
    • NBC

    Green and Fontana bring S.V.U. detective Olivia Benson onto their scene when a D.O.A. has her number on his cell phone. (Design (1) aired on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, season 7, episode 2.)

  • S16E03 Ghosts

    • October 5, 2005
    • NBC

    Fontana and McCoy pursue a man believed to have murdered a young girl ten years earlier despite numerous obstacles.

  • S16E04 Age of Innocence

    • October 12, 2005
    • NBC

    The bombing death of a husband set to remove the feeding tube of his wife, who's in a persistent vegetative state, focuses the investigation on the protesters.

  • S16E05 Lifeline

    • October 19, 2005
    • NBC

    Police turn their attention to the murder of an undercover reporter, but realise that the killer isn't as guilty as he appears.

  • S16E06 Birthright

    • November 2, 2005
    • NBC

    Teenage suspect Traci Sands dies in police custody after being arrested for the murder of the man who reported her to child protective services. Rodgers reveals that she died because someone outfitted her with a benecrine I.U.D. that reacted with Sands' sickle cell syndrome and ended up killing her. Fontana and Green follow the trail to a charitable clinic and nurse Gloria Rhodes, who believes she is saving the world by sterilizing women that she does not believe are worthy of having children. McCoy faces former assistant district attorney Paul Robinette in court as Robinette defends Rhodes.

  • S16E07 House of Cards

    • November 9, 2005
    • NBC

    The team investigates the killing of a single mother and the abduction of her child.

  • S16E08 New York Minute

    • November 16, 2005
    • NBC

    Detectives discover that the owner of a trucking company has been smuggling illegal aliens and suspect that a citizens border-patrol member has killed him.

  • S16E09 Criminal Law

    • November 23, 2005
    • NBC

    The deaths of three women with the same name lead Fontana and Green to the nine-year-old conviction of Leland Barnes, who had shot and killed his wife in an office full of people. With two of the three witnesses against him dead and Jack McCoy on the hit list, the detectives struggle to determine how Barnes, who has been in prison the entire time, got someone on the outside to kill the only people who could keep him in jail. The investigation leads them to Leland's two sons, with surprising results.

  • S16E10 Acid

    • November 30, 2005
    • NBC

    After the daughter of one of Van Buren's college friends is found dead in her room, a suicide, Van Buren joins Green and Fontana in hunting down the man who burned her face with acid months earlier, ultimately leading to her suicide. Van Buren is unsucces

  • S16E11 Bible Story

    • December 7, 2005
    • NBC

    The case of a man who defiled a copy of the Torah turns into a religious battle for McCoy.

  • S16E12 Family Friend

    • January 11, 2006
    • NBC

    After Philip and Valerie Messick are attacked in their home, Green and Fontana follow the trail to a small-time thug named Jay Fleckner. After Valerie's testimony unintentionally helps free Fleckner, he is found dead, and detectives soon realise that Bob Cerullo, a family friend of Valerie and her late husband, was the triggerman. Unfortunately, when McCoy attempts to prosecute Cerullo, a retired cop, he threatens to claim that he deliberately planted evidence in his past cases in an attempt to get McCoy to drop all the charges.

  • S16E13 Heart of Darkness

    • January 18, 2006
    • NBC

    A journalist's suicide becomes suspect after Green and Fontana find evidence at the scene suggesting that it wasn't a suicide after all.

  • S16E14 Magnet

    • February 8, 2006
    • NBC

    Fontana and Green arrest a fellow student after a young man is murdered, but McCoy faces a tough adversary when he tries to prosecute the crime.

  • S16E15 Choice of Evils

    • March 1, 2006
    • NBC

    After the body of a teenage boy is found dead in a warehouse, detectives use DNA to connect the boy to a convicted rapist and serial killer, then to the boy's mother, Allison Ashburn, the convict's ex-wife. While trying to solve Danny's murder, Fontana and Green learn that he recently got his girlfriend Tina pregnant, and his mother had seen him recently when she had given him money despite having claimed she hadn't seen him for months. Allison finally admits that she murdered her son after the police arrest her new husband John, but claims she did it to save the world from her son, whom she was convinced would become a monster just like her father. Borgia and McCoy face an uphill battle trying to convict the perfect soccer mom.

  • S16E16 Cost of Capital

    • March 8, 2006
    • NBC

    The case against a high powered executive accused of killing her lover rests on the executive's estranged husband and unstable teenage daughter.

  • S16E17 America, Inc.

    • March 22, 2006
    • NBC

    After Jeffrey Pope, a private military contractor, is found dead, suspicion eventually leads Green and Fontana to Robbie Howell, the younger brother of a man who died because of Pope's incompetance, and Kevin Boatman, Nick Howell's former co-worker who had witnessed the tragic events in Iraq.

  • S16E18 Thinking Makes It So

    • March 29, 2006
    • NBC

    Fontana and Green investigate when a bank manager is involved in the robbing of his own bank and learn that his daughter is being held hostage and that he had to go along with the robbery or risk losing his daughter.

  • S16E19 Positive

    • April 5, 2006
    • NBC

    When a teenage boy commits suicide after firing on a doctor and hitting an innocent party, Fontana and Green investigate why he was after the doctor to begin with.

  • S16E20 Kingmaker

    • May 3, 2006
    • NBC

    After undercover cop Dana Baker is murdered, Fontana and Green learn that the man who killed her had discovered her identity after seeing a photograph of her.

  • S16E21 Hindsight

    • May 10, 2006
    • NBC

    Fontana and Green are called in to investigate when Green's former replacement, Nick Falco, is suspected of murdering a young woman he had spent the night with.

  • S16E22 Invaders

    • May 17, 2006
    • NBC

    The family of a man who once turned his customers into the police is slain, and the ensuing fracas pits McCoy against a corrupt D.E.A. agent.

Season 17

  • S17E01 Fame

    • September 22, 2006
    • NBC

    Green and Cassady investigate the death of a cop accidentally killed during a botched robbery which leads them to stolen photographs of a celebrity mother married to a player.

  • S17E02 Avatar

    • September 29, 2006
    • NBC

    Green and Cassady investigate after the photograph of a dead woman is found on a popular website, B-Frendz.com. Their investigation leads them to a mentally disturbed young man whom the teenage daughter of the victim claims kidnapped and raped her, but his lawyer offers up an even greater incentive -- the supposed kidnapping victim, Molly Preston.

  • S17E03 Home Sweet

    • October 6, 2006
    • NBC

    When eight-year-old Jenna Wechsler dies as a result of a building explosion, Green and Cassady follow the trail of evidence to Rosalie Schaffner, the owner's ex-wife. McCoy and Rubirosa pursue Rosalie Schaffner despite a lack of concrete evidence, but the case takes a turn when Rubirosa finds a piece of evidence that points them in a new direction.

  • S17E04 Fear America

    • October 13, 2006
    • NBC

    After Eric Khabaly is seen being murdered on tape in what appears to be an American movement against Islam, Green and Cassady investigate the case which leads them to Khabaly's cousin, Ben Faoud, who appears to be connected to a terrorist cell functioning inside New York. Unfortunately, the best link to Faoud appears to surround a recent shipment of uranium, which McCoy and Rubirosa are forbidden to mention by the federal government. When news of the uranium leaks out, McCoy and Rubirosa find themselves the victims of intense federal scrutiny, and Paul Robinette's vigorous defense of young Faoud doesn't help matters.

  • S17E05 Public Service Homicide

    • October 20, 2006
    • NBC

    When Carl Mullaly is discovered murdered in his apartment, Green and Cassady learn that he had recently been profiled on HardFocus, a tabloid talk show that exposes sex offenders who are caught via the ScumWatch website. With an eight-year-old girl as the only eye witness, detectives arrest the murderer, but McCoy and Rubirosa soon learn that HardFocus is a lot more involved than they claim.

  • S17E06 Profiteer

    • October 27, 2006
    • NBC

    The shooting of a local businessman is linked to a killing in Iraq, and McCoy and Rubirosa refuse to allow the killer to plead out.

  • S17E07 In Vino Veritas

    • November 3, 2006
    • NBC

    A has-been actor wearing blood-stained clothing arrested for drunken driving reveals religious prejudices during his rantings.

  • S17E08 Release

    • November 10, 2006
    • NBC

    After Hudson Moore is found bludgeoned in the back of the Babes Being Bad bus, suspicion initially truns to the company's creator, Chris Drake, until video footage leads detectives to a young woman who was with Moore the night that he died. After concentrating their investigation on the young woman, the reasons behind Moore's murder soon become apparent, and McCoy and Rubirosa struggle to prosecute a man who, while not directly responsible for the murder, may have been responsible for the incidents that led up to it.

  • S17E09 Deadlock

    • November 17, 2006
    • NBC

    Green and Cassady hunt a mass murderer Leon Vorgitch, who recently escaped from prison. The finally corner Vorgitch in a school with a room full of hostages, and before surrendering himself to police, Vorgitch shoots a number of innocent children. His unwillingness to accept a deal infuriates McCoy, as it gives him more time to escape prison again. When the father of one of his victims takes justice into his own hands and ends up being used as a campaign slogan for a local politician, McCoy and Rubirosa try to convince Robert Purcell not to let himself be a scapegoat for a political platform.

  • S17E10 Corner Office

    • December 8, 2006
    • NBC

    After corporate attorney Charles Dillon is discovered dead in a hotel room, Green and Cassady investigate and learn that the company he was working for is in the process of being indicted. Their investigation leads them to a high-priced callgirl, Julia Veloso, who turns out to have been romantically involved with the company's C.E.O., Samantha Weaver. McCoy and Rubirosa find themselves at odds as Rubirosa wonders if McCoy's prosecution of Weaver has more to do with her gender than her guilt.

  • S17E11 Remains of the Day

    • January 5, 2007
    • NBC

    After Michael Jones dies in his mother's hospital room with no immediate explanation, his mother Ashley accuses her former husband's adult children, Miles and Hillary Foster, who are fighting her for control of their father's substantial fortune. The autopsy rules out the Fosters, and points Green and Cassady in the direction of illegally harvested donor bones, which Jones had received in a transplant eighteen months prior. McCoy and Rubirosa struggle to prosecute the case after it becomes clear the only way they will get the evidence they need is to test another young man who received bone grafts from the same woman who had given Michael Jones his legs.

  • S17E12 Charity Case

    • January 12, 2007
    • NBC

    Green and Cassady investigate after Sean Archer, a producer who had recently adopted a child from Africa with his wife, well-known actress Sofia, is gunned down outside an ice cream shop while holding baby Christopher. The shooting is soon linked to the recent adoption of Christopher, which had received international scrutiny because it appeared to have been pushed through based on the couple's celebrity status. McCoy and Rubirosa initially investigate the murder of Sean Archer, which soon turns into an investigation of a child's death when the identity of baby Christopher comes under question.

  • S17E13 Talking Points

    • February 2, 2007
    • NBC

    The shooting of university student Jason Miles at a political rally hosted by controversial speaker Judith Barlow leaves any number of suspects, but after Green and Cassady prove that two of the people they've questioned are lying about their alibis, they turn their attention to Malcom Yates, a grad student who claimed to be with Jason's girlfriend at the time of his death. McCoy and Rubirosa realise that Yates went after Barlow because of her open criticism of stem-cell research, something that Yates had high hopes could help find a cure for his own Parkinsons.

  • S17E14 Church

    • February 9, 2007
    • NBC

    A reverend confesses to the murder of a young gay actor, but McCoy and Rubirosa soon learn that he may not be the guilty party.

  • S17E15 Melting Pot

    • February 16, 2007
    • NBC

    After an actress is found dead in her apartment, Green and Cassady attempt to prove that her death was not a suicide.

  • S17E16 Murder Book

    • February 23, 2007
    • NBC

    After publisher Serena Darby is found murdered in her apartment, suspicion turns to J.P. Lange, a former professional baseball player acquitted of his wife's murder who had written a book hypothesising how he would have committed the murder. Green and Cassady follow the trail of evidence from Lange to Gerald Stockwell, a former ghostwriter on the book, but Stockwell tries to clear himself by offering McCoy and Rubirosa proof that one of the jurors in Lange's trial was paid off to force an acquittal.

  • S17E17 Good Faith

    • March 30, 2007
    • NBC

    Green and Cassady investigate an arson turned homicide when a body found in a burned church turns out to have been murdered before the fire started.

  • S17E18 Bling

    • April 6, 2007
    • NBC

    Green and Cassady investigate the murder of a female rapper.

  • S17E19 Fallout

    • April 27, 2007
    • NBC

    Green and Cassady get mixed up with the Russian consulate after Peter Rostov dies of ricin poisoning. Their investigation leads them first to his work, where they learn he spent a great deal of time traveling back and forth between Russia, and secondly to his brother, Karl. It isn't long before they link the Rostov brothers to an illegal prostitution ring trafficking in young Russian woman, but McCoy is faced with trying to get the remaining Rostov brother to testify so he can prosecute Brezin, the father of one of the trafficked girls.

  • S17E20 Captive

    • May 4, 2007
    • NBC

    Green and Cassady follow the leads when a young boy is found murdered to a suspected serial pedophile/murderer.

  • S17E21 Over Here

    • May 11, 2007
    • NBC

    The detectives link the deaths of two homeless men to the war in Iraq.

  • S17E22 The Family Hour

    • May 18, 2007
    • NBC

    When Nicole Bailey, the ex-wife of a respected former senator, is found murdered and brutalised in her home, Green and Cassady look first at the senator, but follow the trail of clues to a dysfunctional family with a number of potentially embarrassing secrets. McCoy finds himself in the hot seat when he is forced to argue the case in front of a judge more interested in public relations than justice.

Season 18

  • S18E01 Called Home

    • January 2, 2008
    • NBC

    Cyrus Lupo returns to New York after four years abroad to deal with his own terror. Lupo and Green investigate two suicides committed the same way. The detectives are suspicious of a parolee known as "Dr. Death".

  • S18E02 Darkness

    • January 2, 2008
    • NBC

    Lupo and Green's first offical case together is a kidnapping that happened during a citywide blackout; a housekeeper is slain and a mother and daughter are kidnapped. The evidence that links all the kidnappers is the father and husband of the kidnap victims. When they search the kidnappers' hideout, they find preparations which implies that the kidnappers knew that the blackout was coming. Cutter must convince the man to testify after he has lied about a search warrant to save the man's daughter, or else the kidnappers will all go free. Issues of a warrantless search arise. Courtroom scenes revolve around questions of Enron-like manipulation of energy.

  • S18E03 Misbegotten

    • January 9, 2008
    • NBC

    The explosion of a package including scientific research injures a pregnant security guard, leading to the investigation of the scientist's experiments.

  • S18E04 Bottomless

    • January 16, 2008
    • NBC

    The investigation into a pair of missing pants leads to the murder of a young lawyer. Lupo and Green soon turn their suspicions to a businessman who works for a shady multinational corporation called SavingsMart.

  • S18E05 Driven

    • January 23, 2008
    • NBC

    Lupo and Green investigate the shooting death of young white teenager and a 9 year old black girl. The investigation hits a brick wall when both white and black communities refuse to talk - an unfortunate result of formerly black neighbourhoods being bought out by rich whites. The detectives discover that the teenage victim and two of his friends had a basketball taken from them by a black teenager which eventually led to an altercation with deadly consequences and subsequently to surprising culprits.

  • S18E06 Political Animal

    • January 30, 2008
    • NBC

    A triple homicide has ties to a politician, but he may be just the first step toward the truth and a killer who will take desperate measures to keep his freedom.

  • S18E07 Quit Claim

    • February 6, 2008
    • NBC

    A hit-and-run investigation leads back to a title company, and Green and Lupo must go undercover to crack the case.

  • S18E08 Illegal

    • February 13, 2008
    • NBC

    A riot at an immigration rally ends in murder, and the political climate causes McCoy to assign a special prosecutor increasing tensions at the office.

  • S18E09 Executioner

    • February 20, 2008
    • NBC

    A case of mistaken identity leads Green and Lupo to suspect that a murdered doctor may have been in the wrong place at the wrong time.

  • S18E10 Tango

    • February 27, 2008
    • NBC

    A high school party turns tragic when a teenager is found dead, and the detectives end up playing games with the two leading suspects to find out the real story. Unfortunately, unwanted attention from a juror for A.D.A. Rubirosa may disrupt the trial.

  • S18E11 Betrayal

    • March 5, 2008
    • NBC

    The murder of a psychiatrist focuses the suspect list to his clients and wife, and the defense of the murderer will challenge the D.A.'s office to somehow show the jury that a bad childhood is not a justification for crime.

  • S18E12 Submission

    • March 12, 2008
    • NBC

    When the police shut down a dog-fighting ring, the investigation becomes a murder case after a woman's finger is found inside one of the dogs; things get more complicated as the case deepens, and the interest of a pushy reporter is sparked.

  • S18E13 Angelgrove

    • March 19, 2008
    • NBC

    A terrorist organization seems to be tied in with the violent death of an art dealer, until the victim's troubled son with ties to a fanatic religious group is investigated.

  • S18E14 Burn Card

    • April 23, 2008
    • NBC

    Internal affairs takes a special interest in Detective Green after a gambler is found dead by his bullet, and the investigation turns up a part of his past he's taken pains to conceal.

  • S18E15 Bogeyman

    • April 30, 2008
    • NBC

    A novelist's apparent suicide soon changes to a murder investigation with suspects that include a cult and her husband, but Cutter's case may not be closed when jury tampering puts lives at risk.

  • S18E16 Strike

    • May 7, 2008
    • NBC

    A legal aid strike ends in the death of a lawyer, and the investigation leads to a golf greenskeeper who proclaims his innocence, again. Then the case takes an even stranger twist when Rubirosa is pitted against Cutter because of the strike that started it all.

  • S18E17 Personae Non Grata

    • May 14, 2008
    • NBC

    An online romance may be at the heart of a mechanic's murder, but Detectives Lupo and Bernard must unravel some truly bizarre developments before the full story is known.

  • S18E18 Excalibur

    • May 21, 2008
    • NBC

    A jeweler's murder may have ties to a prostitution ring, and once the case goes to trial, D.A. McCoy's job is on the line as favors are called in.

Season 19

  • S19E01 Rumble

    • November 5, 2008
    • NBC

    The beating death of a stockbroker causes a battle of epic proportions between the victim's family and the faction responsible for his death.

  • S19E02 Challenged

    • November 12, 2008
    • NBC

    A mentally challenged man is reunited with the mother who gave him away after his brother is killed.

  • S19E03 Lost Boys

    • November 19, 2008
    • NBC

    A young woman (Jena Malone) escapes from a polygamous cult.

  • S19E04 Falling

    • November 26, 2008
    • NBC

    The detectives investigate the mystery of a falling construction crane in the city and that leads them to something much more sinister.

  • S19E05 Knock Off

    • December 3, 2008
    • NBC

    A revered sheriff becomes a possible conspirator in a case involving a murdered tourist.

  • S19E06 Sweetie

    • December 10, 2008
    • NBC

    Detectives Lupo and Bernard investigate when the writer of a bestselling memoir is found dead in a community of male prostitutes.

  • S19E07 Zero

    • December 17, 2008
    • NBC

    Cutter is determined to expose misconduct when he realizes an old friend working in the system is obstructing justice in the murder of an environmentalist.

  • S19E08 Chattel

    • January 7, 2009
    • NBC

    While investigating the murder of two divorce lawyers, detectives Lupo and Bernard uncover a child slave trade ring.

  • S19E09 By Perjury

    • January 14, 2009
    • NBC

    The murder of the plaintiff in a high-profile lawsuit against a major airline leads detectives to a defense attorney (Dallas Roberts) who is willing to do whatever it takes to ensure his big payday.

  • S19E10 Pledge

    • January 21, 2009
    • NBC

    When the son and housekeeper of a pair of prominent biologists are murdered, detectives suspect the couple's work on a controversial pharmaceutical study may have made them targets for the killer.

  • S19E11 Lucky Stiff

    • January 28, 2009
    • NBC

    The owner of a trucking company, Vic Russell, is found dead after a business meeting; detectives uncover information that leads them to believe that Russell had ties to the Russian mob.

  • S19E12 Illegitimate

    • February 4, 2009
    • NBC

    An NYPD officer kills a troubled fellow officer who took hostages at gunpoint; detectives Lupo and Bernard find valuable stolen documents and a dead body at the man's apartment.

  • S19E13 Crimebusters

    • February 11, 2009
    • NBC

    An unconscious war widow and her lifeless infant are found in the rubble of a bombed army recruitment center; Jack McCoy is forced to make one of the most unpopular decisions of his career.

  • S19E14 Rapture

    • February 18, 2009
    • NBC

    The creator of a religious website is murdered and the trail leads to a corrupt charitable organization.

  • S19E15 Bailout

    • March 11, 2009
    • NBC

    As detectives investigate the death of a bank executive's mistress, they uncover a kidnapping and extortion plot.

  • S19E16 Take-Out

    • March 18, 2009
    • NBC

    The search for a writer's killer leads detectives to a closed espionage case.

  • S19E17 Anchors Away

    • March 25, 2009
    • NBC

    A murdered television news reporter was investigating allegations that a billionaire Wall Street investment adviser was a fraud, but figuring out who killed her proves to be difficult

  • S19E18 Promote This!

    • April 29, 2009
    • NBC

    Detectives Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) and Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) investigate the case of Oswaldo Morales (guest star Hector Javier Munoz), an illegal immigrant found unconscious but still alive on a service road. When the detectives find a possible link to Oswaldo's attack and nine recent bias-related incidents, they uncover a deep-seeded, dangerous bias against Hispanic men within the community.

  • S19E19 All New

    • May 6, 2009
    • NBC

    Firefighter Thomas Cooper and his wife Linda are tortured and murdered in their new townhouse. The murders are thought to be linked to an old unsolved drug case, but then the detectives learn about a firefighter named Nick Spence, who had just joined Cooper's company and was being severely hazed. The investigation suffers a setback when Spence dies in a fire under suspicious circumstances.

  • S19E20 Exchange

    • May 13, 2009
    • NBC

    Two engaged scientists die in a fire and their mentally challenged neighbor is injured while trying to help them. The detectives discover that the couple was stabbed before the fire and this leads them to a disturbed and extremely jealous woman.

  • S19E21 Skate or Die

    • May 20, 2009
    • NBC

    Detectives Lupo and Bernard investigate a serial killer who targets homeless men and discover that a copycat may be at work.

  • S19E22 The Drowned and the Saved

    • June 3, 2009
    • NBC

    A prominent charity executive is murdered and claims of stalking and blackmail surface during the investigation.

Season 20

  • S20E01 Memo from the Dark Side

    • September 25, 2009
    • NBC

    The body of a young war veteran is found in a parking garage and the murder is connected to a law professor who used to work for the Department of Justice.

  • S20E02 Just a Girl in the World

    • October 2, 2009
    • NBC

    A crime scene investigator is murdered in her apartment. Her fiance is suspected, but then a journalist is attacked and DNA is found at the scene that links this crime to the murder.

  • S20E03 Great Satan

    • October 9, 2009
    • NBC

    The police investigate when an aspiring musician is found dead. A bag of cash leads them to multiple suspects.

  • S20E04 Reality Bites

    • October 16, 2009
    • NBC

    A mother of ten adopted special needs children is murdered. The day after her murder, her husband appears on reality TV.

  • S20E05 Dignity

    • October 23, 2009
    • NBC

    A doctor who performs late-term abortions is murdered in church. The case falls apart when Rubirosa is touched by an abortion nurse's testimony.

  • S20E06 Human Flesh Search Engine

    • October 30, 2009
    • NBC

    Bernard becomes the target of a dangerous website that is partly responsible for a homicide the detectives are investigating

  • S20E07 Boy Gone Astray

    • November 6, 2009
    • NBC

    When a young woman is found dead in her apartment, a few tell-tale signs quickly lead Detectives to believe that the killer was not after her wealth.

  • S20E08 Doped

    • November 6, 2009
    • NBC

    A deadly drunk-driving car accident brings Detectives to the scene when a suspicious nasal spray is found. After the medical examiner realizes the nasal spray is a powerful anesthetic that could easily disorient its user, the detectives become suspicious of the victim's boss, Zach Marshall.

  • S20E09 For the Defense

    • November 13, 2009
    • NBC

    A case that begins as a search for a missing witness spirals into a murder conspiracy with ADA Connie Rubirosa caught in the middle.

  • S20E10 Shotgun

    • November 20, 2009
    • NBC

    When an elderly man defends his shop from an armed robbery, the police suspect that this incident could have been an inside job. After further investigation, the detectives discover that the mugging might have been a scare tactic for a shakedown.

  • S20E11 Fed

    • December 11, 2009
    • NBC

    A community organizer who was working on voter registration is found dead with the word "FED" written on his chest. The detectives initially suspect an anti-government motive for the murder, but the case gets more complicated when they learn that the victim was secretly gathering incriminating information about the organization he worked for.

  • S20E12 Blackmail

    • January 15, 2010
    • NBC

    A freelance journalist is murdered. The detectives find a connection between her and a talk show host who has had a series of workplace affairs.

  • S20E13 Steel-Eyed Death

    • March 1, 2010
    • NBC

    When a family of four is found murdered in their home, police discover that the deaths may be related to the deceased teenage daughters troubled friend, Bonnie.

  • S20E14 Boy on Fire

    • March 1, 2010
    • NBC

    When detectives come upon the burning body, a sixteen-year-old charter school student from a bad neighborhood, they begin to question his young mentee Moses, who was the last person to see him alive.

  • S20E15 Brilliant Disguise

    • March 8, 2010
    • NBC

    A young woman is found murdered in a hotel and the evidence leads to a medical student.

  • S20E16 Innocence

    • March 15, 2010
    • NBC

    A man is convicted of a hate crime for allegedly killing a gay man, but a group called the Innocence Coalition is determined to clear his name.

  • S20E17 Four Cops Shot

    • March 22, 2010
    • NBC

    The debate rages over how to treat an informant who shot and killed four police officers. However, did one of the officers try to put undue pressure on him to help catch a dangerous criminal?

  • S20E18 Brazil

    • March 29, 2010
    • NBC

    When an environmental scientist, Dr. Oscar Silva, is poisoned during a global warming symposium, Detectives initially suspect competitors from Dr. Silva's field of study. It is soon discovered that Dr. Silva is involved in a messy custody battle with his wife’s ex-husband, Phillip Shoemaker. The focus of the investigation quickly shifts to the victim’s family.

  • S20E19 Crashers

    • May 3, 2010
    • NBC

    The body of a model is found burning in an alley, Detectives search for her killer.

  • S20E20 The Taxman Cometh

    • May 10, 2010
    • NBC

    Detectives uncover a possible conspiracy to kill off wealthy cancer patients in the calendar year 2010 so that their inheritors don't have to pay an Estate Tax, but legal roadblocks make the case difficult to prosecute.

  • S20E21 Immortal

    • May 17, 2010
    • NBC

    A fatal stabbing leads to the discovery that a bio-research firm has been exploiting the cells of an African American man who died 50 years ago for medical research, but has never compensated his dirt-poor descendants.

  • S20E22 Love Eternal

    • May 17, 2010
    • NBC

    A reality TV crew finds a dead body locked in a dog cage.

  • S20E23 Rubber Room

    • May 24, 2010
    • NBC

    Lupo and Bernard race against time to find a student posting internet blogs threatening to blow up a school.

Additional Specials

  • SPECIAL 0x1 Jerry Orbach Tribute

    • May 24, 2005
    • NBC

    "Law & Order" cast members past and present recall working with, and being friends with, the late Jerry Orbach.

  • SPECIAL 0x2 Exiled: A Law & Order Movie

    • November 8, 1998
    • NBC

    Since he has been sent to Staten Island after attacking a city councilman, Detective Logan is trying to earn a spot back with the NYPD. Logan finds out about a case involving a prostitute's murder and he figures this could be his ticket back. His lieutenant reluctantly assigns him to the case and is teamed up with Detective Frankie Silvera. During the case they come across a mob figure and father while learning that there is a dirty cop in Logan's old precinct.

  • SPECIAL 0x6 The Paley Center Presents Law & Order - Before They Were Stars

    • November 12, 2020
    • NBC

    For an up-and-coming actor, an appearance on a "Law & Order" episode is a rite of passage. Since 1990, more than a few of the attorneys, victims, perpetrators, witnesses, kids, suspects and police of the week have gone on to become some of the biggest television and movie stars in the world. With over 1,200 episodes from the "Law & Order" library to date and tens of thousands of roles for actors, it's no surprise that many of them have gone on to incredible careers. This insightful look back is a celebration of 30 years of a legendary franchise and the stars who have helped pave the way.