Law & Order Episodes

1990, TV Show

Law & Order Season 5 episodes

Pride Season 5, Episode 23

The investigation of a gay councilman's murder involves his roommate (Mitchell Lichtenstein) and a homophobic politician (Daniel Hugh Kelly). Barnett: Robert Joy. Powell: Peter Gerety. Eddie: John Cameron Mitchell. Mrs. Durban: Hallie Foote. Mrs. Crossley: Kelle Kerr. read more

Switch Season 5, Episode 22

Suspects in the murder of a psychiatrist include a patient (Francie Swift) with multiple-personality disorder. Nelson: Sam Groom. Judge Boucher: Lynne Thigpen. Dr. Olivet: Carolyn McCormick. Dr. Latham: Gerry Becker. read more

Purple Heart Season 5, Episode 21

The investigation of a cabbie's murder involves a loan shark, a check, a missing plumber and the victim's wife. Denise: Lisa Gay Hamilton. Elliott: Michael Beach. Breck: Mike Starr. Judge: Dominic Chianese. Contini: Frank Pellegrino. Briscoe: Jerry Orbach. McCoy: Sam Waterston. Kincaid: Jill Hennessy. read more

Bad Faith Season 5, Episode 20

The probe into the death of Logan's friend involves a former priest (Bill Raymond) with a history of pedophilia. Zimms: Kit Flanagan. Mrs. Krolinsky: June Ballinger. Cragen: Dann Florek. Judy: Jan Leslie Harding. Judge Novak: Bill Marcus. Logan: Chris Noth. read more

Cruel and Unusual Season 5, Episode 19

After a youth dies in custody, the detectives investigate the clinic where he lived and find that unusual forms of therapy are being administered. Dr. Colter: Lawrence Pressman. Rothenberg: Jeffrey DeMunn. Mrs. Vilardi: Sheila Tousey. Billy: Edoardo Ballerini. Judge Rivera: Shawn Elliott. Kevin: Steven Burns. read more

Privileged Season 5, Episode 18

After a couple are slain, the investigation leads to a young alcoholic (Eddie Malavarca) who has admitted to having nightmares about the killings. Larson: Katherine Borowitz. Mrs. Bartlett: Fran Brill. Bartlett: David Leary. Judge Margolis: Allan Miller. read more

Act of God Season 5, Episode 17

After a bomb explodes at a renovation site, killing a 12-year-old, the general contractor (Robert John Burke) is questioned. Melinda Mullins. Chapel: Skipp Sudduth. Pence: Stephen Singer. Krasner: Ilene Getz. Gaston: Ralph Byers. Tiller: Steve Harris. read more

Wannabe Season 5, Episode 16

Two suspects in the murder of a prep-school board member are a transit worker (Bruce Kirkpatrick)---and his son (Graham Sack). Barclay: Boyd Gaines. Dwyer: Harry Groener. Stewart: Matthew Thomas Carey. Mrs. Harrigan: Marian Quinn. Vaughn: Gary Thorup. read more

Seed Season 5, Episode 15

The detectives discover that a fertility doctor has been an anonymous sperm donor in numerous pregnancies. Aronson: Mark Blum. Mrs. Brock: Kristin Griffith. Brock: Ivar Brogger. Judge Ianello: Ron Frazier. read more

Performance Season 5, Episode 14

The investigation of an apparent snuff film leads to the discovery of a sex club at a high school. Corey: Monica Keena. Shane: Peter Facinelli. Stein: Richard Venture. Sutter: John MacKay. read more

Rage Season 5, Episode 13

“Black rage” is used as a defense in the case of a Wall Street broker (Courtney B. Vance) accused of killing his mentor. Solomon: Richard Libertini. Bryant: Wendell Pierce. Jack Greer: Chuck Patterson. read more

Progeny Season 5, Episode 12

The investigation into an abortion doctor's murder leads to an activist group led by a former priest. Jenkins: Thomas Schall. Garnett: James Rebhorn. Jeanine: Cynthia Vance. Reed: Jack Gilpin. Dr. Moran: Ruth Williamson. read more

Guardian Season 5, Episode 11

The detectives investigate the death of a female junkie who was left to die in the yard of a day-care center. Kamen: Jon Cypher. Mrs. Blanchard: Joan MacIntosch. Matthew: Dallas Roberts. Pollard: Gerry Bamman. read more

House Counsel Season 5, Episode 10

McCoy has a battle of wits with his long-time friend (Ron Leibman), a mobster's defense attorney. Anna: Jessica Walter. Furini: Vincent Pastore. Dosso: Fil Formicola. Priscilla: Leslie Ayvazian. read more

Scoundrels Season 5, Episode 9

Suspects in a lawyer's murder include a swindler (Michael Zaslow), who conned a woman out of her fortune, and the woman's once-wealthy son (Jonathan Hogan). Bell: Edie Falco. Alice: Lisa Emery. Jane: Jane Hoffman. read more

Virtue Season 5, Episode 8

McCoy uses a charge of "larceny by extortion" against a councilman (Anthony Heald) accused of demanding sex for a law-firm partnership. Sarah: Regina Taylor. Powell: Joanna Merlin. Judge Shreiber: John Ramsey. Evelyn: Anne Lange. Locke: Christopher Cousins. read more

Precious Season 5, Episode 7

After questioning the parents (Julie Boyd, Kevin O'Rourke) of a missing baby, Briscoe and Logan suspect that the child may have been murdered. Brolin: Maria Tucci. Dr. Slavin: Nada Rowand. Judge Leon: Sam Gray. read more

Competence Season 5, Episode 6

When Lt. Van Buren (S. Epatha Merkerson) is the victim of a holdup by two teens, she kills one. Zack: Omar Sharif Scroggins. Osborne: Samuel E. Wright. Gwen: Jacklyn Brooke Sanford. Mrs. Gordon: Lisa Louise Langford. read more

White Rabbit Season 5, Episode 5

The detectives locate a woman (Mary-Joan Negro) who was involved in a 1971 crime and has been in hiding. William M. Kunstler: Himself. Goodwin: Peter Friedman. Margaret: Peggy Roeder. Mrs. Perella: Marilyn Chris. read more

Family Values Season 5, Episode 4

After a woman's murder, the detectives question both her first and second husbands---and her daughter. Martell: Stephen Shellen. Maggie: Sarah Paulson. Conner: Will Lyman. Bowden: Thomas Kopache. Wheeler: Victor Raider-Wexler. read more

Blue Bamboo Season 5, Episode 3

When a singer (Laura Linney) who once worked for a nightclub owner is arrested for his murder, her lawyer uses "battered-woman syndrome" as a defense. Kaskel: Joyce Reehling. Hellman: Ron Orbach. Judge: Shawn Elliott. Kincaid: Jill Hennessy. McCoy: Sam Waterston. read more

Coma Season 5, Episode 2

A club owner (Larry Miller) is suspected of having shot his wife, who was about to divorce him. Kate: Debra Monk. Weston: John Cunningham. Susannah: Heather Gottlieb. Jessica: Brittany Slattery. read more

Second Opinion Season 5, Episode 1

A doctor, described as a "class-A quack," is taken to task for her unorthodox treatment of breast cancer. ADA Jack McCoy: Sam Waterston. Gwen Young: Elizabeth Ashley. Nicholas Bennett: Tony Roberts. Dr. Nancy Haas: Jan Maxwell. read more

Are You Watching?

Loading ...
Premiered: September 13, 1990, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
User Rating: (448 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
Premise: Durable cops-and-lawyers procedural with gripping headline-inspired storylines and two distinct halves: the investigation of the crime, followed by the prosecution of the case in court.

Cast

Shop

Law & Order: The Fifteenth Year
Buy Law & Order: The Fifteenth Year from Amazon.com
From Universal Studios (DVD)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $25.89 (as of 12/24/14 5:35 PM EST - more info)
Law & Order Special Victims Unit: Season 3
Buy Law & Order Special Victims Unit: Season 3 from Amazon.com
From Universal Studios (DVD)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $26.05 (as of 12/24/14 5:35 PM EST - more info)

More Products

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular