22 Episodes 1991 - 1992
Dick Wolf's classic American procedural series "Law & Order" continues its saga of the NYPD homicide detectives who investigate crimes, and the District Attorneys office that prosecutes them, in Season Two of the series. Returning this season are Det. Logan (Chris Noth), Capt. Cragen (Dann Florek), A.D.A.s Ben Stone (Michael Moriarty) and Paul Robinette (Richard Brooks), and DA Adam Schiff (Steven Hill), while newly arrived is Sgt. Phil Cerreta (Paul Sorvino). This season begins on a tense note, with an act of violence against one of the officers, and a subsequent NYPD investigation; meanwhile, Logan and Cerreta adjust to their new partnership. Stories this season include an investigation of a pornographer's ties to a starlet's overdose, a brownstone renovation that turns up the body of a boy who has been missing for decades, Stone's courtroom reunion with an old nemesis as he tries to pin multiple homicides on a hit man, the arrest of a slumlord whose policies may have killed an infant, and much more.
Thu, Sep 19, 1991 43 mins
Logan tries to cope with his former partner's murder, while seeking the killer and adjusting to a new partner (Paul Sorvino). Dan Jr.: Vyto Ruginis. Olivet: Carolyn McCormick. Stern: Nicolas Coster. Dan Sr.: Val Avery. Logan: Chris Noth. Stone: Michael Moriarty.
The Wages of Love
Tue, Sep 24, 1991 43 mins
A double homicide casts suspicion on the dead man's widow and son (Shirley Knight, Geoffrey Nauffts), and the murdered woman's ex-boyfriend (David Lansbury). Lehrman: Jerry Orbach. Judge Stein: Joan Copeland. Sheila: Catherine Lloyd Burns. Cerreta: Paul Sorvino.
Tue, Oct 1, 1991 43 mins
A lethal drug overdose leads to a case involving an aggressive stage mother (Marilyn Rockafellow) and pornographic movies. Pollard: Tony Roberts. Danielle Melnick: Tovah Feldshuh. Patti: Maura Tierney. Dr. Seliger: Stephen Newman. Stone: Michael Moriarty.
Tue, Oct 8, 1991 43 mins
After a stabbing, a psychotic (Matthew Cowles) leads Cerreta and Logan to the Central Park clearing where the presumed killer (Stuart Rudin) usually stays. Ackerman: Michael Tolan. Miss Hatch: Elizabeth Lawrence. Cerreta: Paul Sorvino. Logan: Chris Noth.
God Bless the Child
Tue, Oct 22, 1991 43 mins
A couple (Kaiulani Lee, Byron Jennings) face trial after they deny medical help to their daughter because of religious beliefs and the child dies. Carpenter: Henderson Forsythe. Rev. Morley: Biff McGuire. Suzanne: Marian Seldes. Logan: Chris Noth.
Tue, Oct 29, 1991 43 mins
The mugging of a pregnant secretary leads to a case involving her lover and her boss. Manley: Stanley Anderson. Charlie: Shirley Stoler. Mrs. Alcott: Ronnie Farer. Stone: Michael Moriarty. Cerreta: Paul Sorvino.
In Memory Of
Tue, Nov 5, 1991 43 mins
The renovation of a brownstone uncovers the remains of a boy who disappeared 31 years earlier, reviving a long-suppressed memory in his friend. Messimer: Michael Higgins. Mrs. Keegan: Tresa Hughes. Mrs. Messimer: Rosemary Murphy.
Out of Control
Tue, Nov 12, 1991 43 mins
A college sophomore claims she was the victim of rape by members of a fraternity. Gary Burnham: David Burke. Tom Campion: Mark Kiely. Joel Holder: Danny Zorn. Ezra Gould: Joe Grifasi. Elise Gifford: Cynthia Harris. Stone: Michael Moriarty.
Tue, Nov 19, 1991 43 mins
A teacher and the student with whom she had an affair each claims that the other is responsible for the hit-and-run killing of her husband. Kaufer: Victor Arnold. Rydell: Cheryl Giannini. Stone: Michael Moriarty.
Tue, Nov 26, 1991 43 mins
A fire results in 53 fatalities and a case involving arson, illegal immigrants and a scam to sell green cards. Guerra: Victor Campos. Collins: Tom Tammi. Pescador: Luis Guzman. Carbone: Robert Hogan. Diaz: Jose Perez. Cerreta: Paul Sorvino.
His Hour Upon the Stage
Tue, Dec 10, 1991 43 mins
A corpse is discovered to have been kept frozen for five years, setting the stage for a murder case involving Broadway producers. Hart: Finn Carter. Wallace: Frank Converse. Marilee: Marilyn Sokol. Ketcham: Alan Feinstein. Judge Rowan: David Cryer.
Tue, Jan 7, 1992 43 mins
A fan is charged with attempting to murder a soap-opera actress, and his lawyer enters a plea of temporary insanity. Werner Klemperer. Gaffney: Stephen Joyce. Voorman: David Drake. Dr. Olivet: Carolyn McCormick.
Tue, Jan 14, 1992 43 mins
After a woman disappears and two men are killed, Stone tries to prove that the order came from inside prison. Arthur Gold: George Grizzard. Charles Martine: Jay Devlin. Sharon Styger: Maureen Anderman. Peter Coyle: Michael Patterson. Stone: Michael Moriarty.
Blood Is Thicker...
Tue, Feb 4, 1992 43 mins
A mugging results in the death of a woman, but the case hangs on a pin that may have been in the victim's possession. Nancy Marchand. Ryder: John Bedford Lloyd. Dr. Friedman: Joel Polis. Webber: John McMartin.
Tue, Feb 11, 1992 43 mins
A youth (Harley Cross) claims that he fatally shot another teen by accident, but Cerreta and Logan discover that he has a history with guns. Maser: Tom Mason. Mrs. Maser: Lizbeth MacKay. Barnett: Michael Constantine. Merrill: MacIntyre Dixon. Judge: Ben Hammer.
Tue, Feb 18, 1992 43 mins
After a suspected serial killer is caught, Stone (Michael Moriarty) fights to have the accused stand trial in New York rather than be extradited, contrary to the wishes of a victim's parents. Mrs. Bream: Barbara Barrie. Carl Berg: Allen Garfield.
Sisters of Mercy
Tue, Mar 3, 1992 43 mins
Cerreta and Logan (Paul Sorvino, Chris Noth) investigate the accusation that a nun (Kate Burton) in charge of a shelter for teens molested a young addict (Kelli Williams). Powell: W.H. Macy. Maria: Judy Reyes. McCarter: Larry Joshua.
Cradle to Grave
Tue, Mar 31, 1992 43 mins
The discovery of a dead baby leads to a case involving a slumlord (Karen Lynn Gorney) who defends her actions by blaming "the rent laws." Uffland: Tony Lo Bianco. Tirado: Victor Argo. Turner: Rocco Sisto. Jackie: Indina Harris.
The Fertile Fields
Tue, Apr 7, 1992 43 mins
The killing of a jeweler seems to be motivated by prejudice, but further investigation reveals the involvement of someone who is close to the victim. Isaac: David Spielberg. Tobis: Jerry Stiller. Cerreta: Paul Sorvino. Stone: Michael Moriarty.
Tue, Apr 14, 1992 43 mins
A Chinese-American honors student is killed. Was it a gang-related murder, or could an impending scholarship have played a role? Cerreta: Paul Sorvino. Marian Borland: Kelly Bishop. Carl Borland: Allelon Ruggiero. Ron Borland: Pat McNamara. Kate: Sabrina Lloyd. Judge Simon: Lee Wallace.
Tue, Apr 28, 1992 43 mins
A politician (George Martin) would rather risk his son's murderer going free than go to trial, where it would be revealed that the deceased was gay. Cerreta: Paul Sorvino. Stone: Michael Moriarty. Colson: James Sutorius. Dwyer: Joe Aufiery. Harris: Jimmie Ray Weeks. Bowman: Joanna Merlin. Barclay: Reed Birney. Murphy: Gloria Hoye. Schiff: Steven Hill. Robinette: Richard Brooks.
The Working Stiff
Tue, May 12, 1992 43 mins
The murder of Wall Street's "king of the takeovers" begins a case involving a terminally ill union worker (Eli Wallach) whose gun was stolen, and a former governor (William Prince) who's had a long friendship with Schiff (Steven Hill). Eddie Palmieri: George DiCenzo. Joey Palmieri: Joseph Siravo. Dr. Bergman: Mia Dillon. Morehead: Anthony Cummings. Cousins: Victor Slezak.