This show centers on the NYPD's Major Case Squad (and the offbeat, Sherlock Holmes-like Detective Robert Goren) in its efforts to stop the worst criminal offenders in New York. It also puts a new twist to the "Law & Order" formula: now, in each episode, we see the crimes as they are planned and committed.
Where intellect defies evil.
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Did You Know?
When Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
joined the cast in season nine, her character was going to be named Sarah Brooks. At the last minute, producers decided to change it to Zoe Callas. See more
The detectives sometimes pick up a weapon with a handkerchief or by inserting a pencil in the barrel. In real life, the handkerchief might contaminate possible DNA evidence, and the pencil would destroy microscopic markings inside the barrel, making it difficult to match the weapon to slugs retrieved from a victim's body or a crime scene. Instead, one expert recommends holding a weapon in place with gloved fingertips and sliding a thin, stiff sheet of plastic beneath it. See more
Detective Alexandra Eames
Sex fiend and a bully, politics is a perfect place for him.
The version of the show shown in the UK on Channel Five has a completely different version of the opening credits with different music. See more
Spun-off from Law & Order
There's Only Me
Written by Rob Dougan See more