23 Episodes 1995 - 1996
NBC's procedural drama "Law & Order" returns for this sixth season, with more cases involving the NYPD homicide detectives who investigate murders and the DA workers who prosecute them. Returning characters this season include DA Adam Schiff (Steven Hill), Senior Detective Lennie Briscoe (Jerry Orbach), detective supervisor Anita Van Buren (S. Epatha Merkerson), ADA Claire Kincaid (Jill Hennessy), and Sam Waterston as Executive ADA Jack McCoy; newly arrived is Detective Rey Curtis (Benjamin Bratt), a character who replaces Detective Logan. Stories this season include Briscoe and Curtis's investigation of a violent death at a biker bar, a string of serial murders committed by men in ski masks, and the crib death of an infant. Meanwhile, an accusation from one of McCoy's ex-lovers puts his serious reputation on the line, and as the season winds to a close personal tragedies erupt for several of the men after they watch the execution of a man they've arraigned.
Wed, Sep 20, 1995 43 mins
In the season premiere, Briscoe and his new partner investigate a girl's death and find a clue in film from an ATM camera.
Wed, Sep 27, 1995 43 mins
Briscoe and Curtis investigate the murder of a university student in a biker bar.
Wed, Oct 18, 1995 43 mins
Following the shooting death of a detective, McCoy believes that capital punishment is warranted.
Wed, Nov 1, 1995 43 mins
Three killings lead to a case that involves a wealthy family and a challenge to the law regarding double jeopardy.
Wed, Nov 8, 1995 43 mins
Following murders committed by a holdup team, the question arises whether the young woman involved was a willing accomplice.
Wed, Nov 15, 1995 43 mins
The detectives try to solve a female university student's murder, which was described on-line.
Wed, Nov 22, 1995 43 mins
The investigation of a prostitute's slaying involves a plastic surgeon who may have been a client of the deceased.
Wed, Nov 29, 1995 43 mins
A mother, who claims that her baby was taken while she was in church is asked by Curtis to retrace her steps.
Wed, Jan 3, 1996 43 mins
A hidden anti-Semitic message in a yearbook offers a clue to a teacher's murder.
Wed, Jan 10, 1996 43 mins
The victim of a 30-year-old crime is fearful when information received by detectives creates the possibility of a new trial for the perpetrator.
Wed, Jan 17, 1996 43 mins
The death of a horse leads to a trial involving a sting operation and a woman's disappearance.
Wed, Jan 31, 1996 43 mins
The search for what appears to be a copycat serial killer results in complications for McCoy, who tackled the original case.
Wed, Feb 7, 1996 43 mins
In a crossover episode featuring characters from "Homicide: Life on the Street," Dets. Pembleton and Bayliss clash with Briscoe and Curtis when they come to New York to investigate a subway explosion that resembles an unsolved Baltimore bombing.
Wed, Feb 21, 1996 43 mins
The investigation of a social worker's murder coincides with a black woman kidnapping her son from his white foster parents.
Wed, Feb 28, 1996 43 mins
A jogger killed in Central Park turns out to be the second wife of a former club owner, who was tried for killing his first spouse.
Wed, Mar 13, 1996 43 mins
A down-on-his-luck exec becomes the suspect when his wife and son are killed and his daughter wounded.
Wed, Mar 27, 1996 43 mins
Following a lawyer's murder, Briscoe and Curtis try to locate the victim's girlfriend. Dixon: Peter Riegert. Sela: Mary Beth Hurt. Conneca: Robert Sella. Behrens: Tom O'Rourke. Judge Sierra: Emilio Del Pozo.
Wed, Apr 10, 1996 43 mins
Suspects in the case of a missing model include a nightclub owner, a basketball player and a limo driver.
Sun, Apr 21, 1996 43 mins
A woman is shot and the investigation involves a youth whose crack-addict mother has entrusted him to a dealer's care.
Wed, May 1, 1996 43 mins
What initially looks like a young student's rape and murder instead becomes a case that involves prostitution.
Wed, May 8, 1996 43 mins
An investigation of multiple slayings leads to the arrest of a schizophrenic, who insists on acting as his own defense.
Wed, May 15, 1996 43 mins
After an infant is poisoned, all evidence points to the baby's au pair---but the woman insists that she didn't do it.
Wed, May 22, 1996 43 mins
In the season finale, the detectives and lawyers are deeply affected after witnessing an execution.