TV Series | TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.
When the show began airing in re-runs on TNT, new digital technology was used to insert "product placements" (paid appearances of name-brand products) into the show. The easiest to spot is for Coca-Cola. Any time you see a Coke can sitting on a desk... ...
Det. Lennie Briscoe:
I'm trying to decide what to arrest you for - obstruction of justice, harboring a fugitive or just being a general pain in the ass!
In several episodes, Curtis draws his weapon (a Glock semiautomatic) and we hear the hammer being cocked. This type of gun does not have an external hammer and can only be fired in double action.
After the attack on the World Trade Center the opening was changed for one episode to reflect the sacrifices of the NYPD and the NYFD.