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.
Season eight (1997-98) marks the first season of the series in which there were no main character changes. From season two on, there was at least one change in the main characters, either at the beginning or during the season.
Det. Lennie Briscoe:
I got one word for you, Rey - plastics.
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.
At the start of the season one episode "Torrents of Greed, Part 2" the customary "In the criminal justice system..." opening monologue and screen title were replaced with a monologue and screen title about manipulation of the legal system.
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