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Law & Order Season 6 Episodes

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.

Episode 1

Bitter Fruit

Wed, Sep 20, 1995 43 mins

Briscoe and his new partner (Benjamin Bratt) investigate a girl's death and find a clue in film from an ATM camera. Mrs. Gaines: Ellen Greene. Gaines: Tom Tammi. Mrs. Capetti: Marilyn Chris. Nick: John Ventimiglia. Sullivan: Steven Stahl. Greer: Richard Venture.

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Episode 2


Wed, Sep 27, 1995 43 mins

Briscoe and Curtis (Benjamin Bratt) investigate the murder of a college student in a biker bar. Caridad: Elizabeth Rodriguez. Igor: Robert Knepper. Stillman: Tim Wheeler. Bell: Sam Schacht. Mountain: Gary Klar.

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Episode 3


Wed, Oct 18, 1995 43 mins

Following the shooting death of a detective, McCoy believes that capital punishment is warranted. Brolin: Maria Tucci. Sandig: Victor Garber. Judge Boucher: Lynne Thigpen. Quinlan: Gareth Williams. Mrs. Sandig: Barbara Garrick.

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Episode 4


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. Mrs. Nicodos: Sada Thompson. Judge Hynes: Louis Zorich. Peter: Peter Frechette. Rothenberg: Jeffrey DeMunn. McCoy: Sam Waterston.

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Episode 5

Hot Pursuit

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. Leslie: Amanda Peet. Melnick: Tovah Feldshuh. Mrs. Harlan: Anne Twomey. Judge Mooney: Ben Hammer. Briscoe: Jerry Orbach.

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Episode 6


Wed, Nov 15, 1995 43 mins

The detectives try to solve a coed's murder, which was described on-line. Megan: Sharon Martin. Kates: Sandy Duncan. Grupp: Glenn Fitzgerald. Dean Kirkwood: Ralph Williams. Cheryl: Marisa Redanty. Brady: Emmanuel Xuereb. Briscoe: Jerry Orbach. Curtis: Benjamin Bratt.

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Episode 7


Wed, Nov 22, 1995 43 mins

The investigation of a prostitute's slaying involves a plastic surgeon (Jonathan Walker) who may have been a client of the deceased. Julia: Clare Wren. Weaver: Bob Dishy. McCracken: Brian Smiar. Nina: Rosa Arredondo. Maria: Maggie Low. Judge Bonelli: Leslie Barrett.

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Episode 8


Wed, Nov 29, 1995 43 mins

A mother (Elizabeth Hanly Rice), who claims that her baby was taken while she was in church is asked by Curtis to retrace her steps. Fineman: Fisher Stevens. Keith: Michael Dolan. Father Carner: Michael Willis.

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Episode 9

Blood Libel

Wed, Jan 3, 1996 43 mins

A hidden anti-Semitic message in a yearbook offers a clue to a teacher's murder. Payne: Chris Cooper. Hastings: Jack Vinson. Marsdale: Jeanne Ruskin. Cobb: Santo Fazio. Dr. Sabloff: Lee Wilkof. Lana: Liz Larsen. Judge Busey: Mike Mearian.

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Episode 10


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. Munoz: Edouard DeSoto. Marks: Talia Balsam. Costello: Leonardo Cimino. Judge Rockwell: Tom Stechschulte.

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Episode 11

Corpus Delicti

Wed, Jan 17, 1996 43 mins

The death of a horse leads to a trial involving a sting operation and a woman's disappearance. Christopher: Frank Converse. Brandson: Byron Jennings. Linde: Joe Grifasi. Judge Fillmore: William Severs. Nichols: Dan Moran.

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Episode 12


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. Hawthorne: Laila Robins. Brooks: Isiah Whitlock Jr. Fox: David Garrison. Bigelow: Jerome Preston Bates. Monroe: Reggie Montgomery.

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Episode 13

Charm City

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. Egan: Kevin Geer. LeClaire: Leo Burmester. Judge Naughton: W.T. Martin. Munch: Richard Belzer.

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Episode 14


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. Robinette: Richard Brooks. Jenny: Amber Kain. Walters: Scott Lawrence. Mrs. Corbin: Lee Brock. Corbin: Michael Patterson.

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Episode 15


Wed, Feb 28, 1996 43 mins

A jogger killed in Central Park turns out to be the second wife of a former club owner (Larry Miller), who was tried for killing his first spouse. Margaret: Deborah Lee Johnson. Stamell: Cecelia Hart. Cruz: Rafael Baez. Giabone: Tony Darrow. Joyce: Elaine Tse.

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Episode 16


Wed, Mar 13, 1996 43 mins

A down-on-his-luck exec (Timothy Landfield) becomes the suspect when his wife and son are killed and his daughter wounded. Jenna: Ellen Pompeo. Margot: Brooke Smith. Chester: Shawn Hatosy. Laura: Linda Emond. Judge Gaines: Linda Atkinson.

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Episode 17


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.

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Episode 18


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. Stivers: Michael Imperioli. Powell: Joanna Merlin. Scannel: Mark Zimmerman. Soames: Josh Hopkins. Monica: Karen Williams.

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Episode 19


Sun, Apr 21, 1996 43 mins

A woman is shot and the investigation involves a youth (Adam Zolotin) whose crack-addict mother (Karen Young) has entrusted him to a dealer's care. Morales: Agustin Fernandez. Rubinoff: Welker White. Gellis: Patrick Breen.

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Episode 20


Wed, May 1, 1996 43 mins

What initially looks like a coed's rape and murder instead becomes a case that involves prostitution. Taggert: James Naughton. Shelly: Cara Buono. Shore: Dana Ivey. Weiss: David Little. Judge Barry: Doris Belack.

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Episode 21

Pro Se

Wed, May 8, 1996 43 mins

An investigation of multiple slayings leads to the arrest of a schizophrenic (Denis O'Hare), who insists on acting as his own defense. Patricia: Ann Dowd. Lowe: David Aaron Baker. Joanne: Maryann Plunkett. Judge Rivera: Shawn Elliott

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Episode 22


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. Miller: Patti LuPone. Karmel: Dennis Parlato. Ben: Charlie Hofheimer. Wendy: Kim Raver. Judge: Rosemary DeAngelis.

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Episode 23


Wed, May 22, 1996 43 mins

The detectives and lawyers are deeply affected after witnessing an execution. Dr. Geller: Len Cariou. Jaime: Jennifer Garner. Cathy: Jennifer Bill. Manny: Bill Otis. Ms. Stadler: Erin Cohen. Kincaid: Jill Hennessy. Briscoe: Jerry Orbach. Curtis: Benjamin Bratt. McCoy: Sam Waterston.

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