Season 14, Episode 24
After 12 seasons as Det. Lennie Briscoe, Jerry Orbach bows out in the series' 14th-season finale, which deals with two killings. Adele Byrne: Elizabeth Hanly Rice. Belinda Gardner: Victoria Dillard. Anne Paulsen: Glynnis O'Connor. Aaron Solomon: John Benjamin Hickey. Judge Gus Stamos: David Brummel. Murray: Terence Burk.
The day after his marriage to a much younger woman, a caviar entrepreneur is found dead and the suspects include his bride and his daughter (Sakina Jaffrey) from his first marriage. Asher Koutal: Maz Jobrani. Yasmin: Marjan Neshat. Ben Soleimani: Firdous Bamji. Norman Rothenberg: Jeffrey DeMunn. Patrika: Deirdre Madigan.
Season 14, Episode 22
During a visit to New York, a Japanese nightclub owner is shot and his wife is killed, after which he returns home. Hiroji Yoshida: Will Yun Lee. Stephen Olson: Spencer Garrett. Bobby Ito: James Hiroyuki Liao. Judge Thomas Everton: Gerry Bamman. Thomas Walker: Chris Chalk.
Season 14, Episode 21
A fan who caught a foul ball in a playoff game is killed by an ex-con (David Warshofsky) who previously served 20 years for a crime he didn't commit. Rodney Fallon: Giancarlo Esposito. Kenny Daniels: John Michael Bolger. Judge Mellon: Mary Lou Mellace.
A movie producer and a gangster are murdered at a trendy restaurant. Paul Raimondo: Ray Abruzzo. Sonny King: Lenny Venito. Arthur Baldo: Joseph R. Gannscoli. Denny Rogis: Bill Camp. Bumpy: Bo Dietl. Veronica Reynolds: Susie Essman.
An assistant district attorney's murder is linked to an unsolved mob-related killing. Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York, appears as himself. Wachtler: Vyto Ruginis. Biscotti: John Viscardi. Libretti: Steven Schirripa. Judge Bradley: Peter McRobbie. Tortomassi: Joseph Hindy. Berner: Lee Wilkof.
A murder victim's videotaped recollection of a Holocaust incident is shown at a trial in which two people stand accused of her killing. Stefan Anders: George Bartenieff. Dan Jensen: William Atherton. Kyle Mellors: Logan Marshall-Green. Leah Glaser: Shirl Bernheim. Stan Wallace: Al Freeman Jr.
Season 14, Episode 17
After body parts turn up in dumpsters, an investigation leads to a suspect who has an assumed identity. Al Archer: Dennis Boutsikaris. Briscoe: Jerry Orbach.
The shooter who killed a small-time drug dealer is traced through his glass eye; however, eyewitnesses become frightened by another killing. Foster Keyes: Chadwick Boseman. Gerard Wills: Gerry Becker. Shayna Rosario: April L. Hernandez. Jimmy Gordon: Collins Pennie. Slug: Dorian Missick. Judge Michael Schneider: David Little.
An attorney (Joe Morton) claims extreme emotional disturbance as a defense for the man accused of strangling a combative college student. Kenneth Silva: Paul Calderon. Rehana Khemlani: Poorna Jagannathan. Judge Pongracic: Charlotte Ortiz Colavin. Mariela Silva: Saundra Santiago. Ron Duvall: Wayne Duvall.
Season 14, Episode 14
A councilman is killed and a water inspector wounded in a City Hall shooting. Tovah Felshuh makes her 11th appearance as defense attorney Danielle Melnick. Peter Rubin: Mark Zeisler. Ron Tabachnik: Paul Austin. Stuart Rubin: Alvin Epstein.
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. Renee Bishop: Lucinda Jenney. Alison Bishop: Elizabeth Franz. Kevin Hobart: Patrick Breen. Sophie: Olivia Crocicchia. Judge Walter Bradley: Peter McRobbie.
Season 14, Episode 12
The investigation of a former bookie's murder leads to a recently released mob boss and an unusual hit man. Federico Righetti: Joseph Ragno. Cary Stillman: T. Scott Cunningham. Nick: Ben Shenkman. Vinny: Matthew Del Negro. Judge Esther Morrow: Pippa Pearthree. Jackie: Alice Nonnorton.
Season 14, Episode 11
A homeless man, seemingly a hit-and-run victim, turns out to have been beaten before being struck by the car. Max Edgars: Christopher Donohue. Erica Gardner: Kate Burton. Judge Robert Daniels: Gustave Johnson. Sanford Remz: Dylan Baker. Carrie Salter: Brigitte Bako. Gerald Tollers: Reg E. Cathey.
After a sweatshop owner is beaten to death, suspicion falls on the husband of a worker he impregnated. Miguel: Agustin M. Rodriguez. Maria: Zilah Mendoza. Vanessa: Roma Maffia. Lourdes: Susanna Guzman. Lucy: Sol Miranda. Penner: Joseph Vincent Gay.
Season 14, Episode 9
A pediatric oncologist (Ann Dowd) becomes the chief suspect in the fatal poisoning of a former con man. Swift: Jack Koenig. Judge Lusky: Iris Little Thomas. Howie: Paul DePasquale. Bob: Paul Navarra. Brady: James B. Strong.
Season 14, Episode 8
The detectives investigate the near-fatal shooting of a TV reporter who made enemies while covering the war in Iraq. Frank Elliott: Nick Chinlund. George Henry Meacham: Keith Nobbs. Stewart Griffin: Michael Medeiros. Judge Hugo Bright: Robert Hogan. Lt. Col. Doug Denton: Conan McCarty. Mac: Chris McKinney. Bernie: Kevin Elden.
Season 14, Episode 7
The discovery of a woman's body in the Hudson River leads to an investigation that uncovers a scandal involving attorneys and a judge. Judge Ruth Alexander: Jan Maxwell. Ravi Patel: Erick Avari. Gene Marchetti: Sean Cullen. Lena Marchetti: Zena Grey. Chet: Greg Thornton. David: Nicoye Banks.
Season 14, Episode 6
A murder investigation leads to a case of stolen identity and revenge. Lonnie Jackson: Paul Benjamin. Shambala Green: Lorraine Toussaint. Aaron Miller: Roscoe Lee Browne. Dr. Paul Jackson: Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Horace Worthington: Carl Gordon.
Season 14, Episode 5
Briscoe and Green investigate a nightclub fire that began with a rock band's flamethrowers and resulted in 23 fatalities. Teddy: John Doe. Teresa: Aleksa Palladino. Linda: J. Smith-Cameron. Kathy Teller: Jenna Stern. Eddie: Jonathan Togo.
Season 14, Episode 4
The body of a fatally stabbed young actress is found at the home of a Broadway composer (John Shea). Dr. Frederick Barrett: Robert Foxworth. Lisa Cutler: Kathleen Chalfant. Margot Dalton: Molly Regan. Dr. Felicity Cyrus: Ami Brabson.
A murder investigation involves the SARS virus and a biochemist (Daniel Gerroll) who was having an affair. Elaine Blanchard: Khrystyne Haje. Charlotte Swan: Helen Carey. Judge Mellon: MaryLou Mellace. Lisa Vitello: Judi Beecher. Jane Kransky: Stacey Ann Logan.
Season 14, Episode 2
The investigation of a bounty hunter's murder leads to a case involving a reporter (Reuben Jackson) and a defense based on affirmative-action pressures. Randy Dworkin: Peter Jacobson. Cosette: Colleen Clinton. Arnie Gleason: Richard Topol.
Season 14, Episode 1
A serial killer's public defender (Alexander Chaplin) claims attorney-client privilege in not revealing where bodies of victims are located. Mark Bruner: Ritchie Coster. Jessica Sheets: Susan Floyd. Wendy Weiss: Mimi Lieber. Julie: Vanessa Liguori. Judge Taylor: Connie Winston.