TV Series | TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Follows a crime (usually a murder), usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.
George Dzundza left the series after the first season, because he tired of the commute to New York City from his Los Angeles house. He was replaced by Paul Sorvino. Sorvino left in the third season, because he disliked show's work schedule, and, because he was an opera ... ...
Lt. Anita Van Buren:
Do you believe him?
Det. Lennie Briscoe: I believe on a good day he couldn't hit his ass with both hands.
Throughout the series members of the New York Supreme Court (which is a trial court) are referred to as "Judge" when in reality they are referred to as "Justice". Only members of the New York Court of Appeals (the state's highest court) are called "Judge".
The Season 17 episode "Tombstone" ends with live action during the credits instead of the usual black background.
The version of the show shown in the UK on Channel Five has a completely different version of the opening credits with different music. Also UK satellite channel Sky One has a different version of opening credits to the US and Channel 5 versions and music.
I'm Not Driving Anymore
Written and Performed by Rob Dougan
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