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?
In the opening montage the black and white photo of the flags over the doors of One Police Plaza they are 48-star flags. That explains why the photo is black and white as color photography was more expensive and less common back then. See more
The detectives often discuss elements of their cases openly in front of people who they have just questioned. This would not occur in real life as they would risk having the person who overheard them potentially contact someone who might be a suspect. See more
Detective Alexandra Eames
Sex fiend and a bully, politics is a perfect place for him.
Two versions of the 4th season episode "Great Barrier" aired, with different time zones of the United States and Canada seeing different endings, one in which villain Nicole Wallace escapes, and another in which she died. Viewers were then invited to vote on which ending they preferred (both endings were made available on the Internet). See more
Referenced in Law & Order: 3 Dawg Night
There's Only Me
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