Law & Order Season 5

Season 5

Law & Order Season 5

First Air Date: September 21, 1994

First Aired on    :   1994
Episodes    :   23 episodes



Episodes

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5x23 Pride (May 24, 1995)


A gay city councilman is murdered and the trail leads to a bigoted rival politician and a male prostitute.


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5x22 Switch (May 17, 1995)


Suspects in a psychiatrist's murder include the victim's ex-husband, a patient suffering from multiple-personality disorder and her obstructive father.


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5x21 Purple Heart (May 03, 1995)


The investigation into a taxi driver's murder involves a loan shark, a forged check, a missing plumber and the victim's wife.


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5x20 Bad Faith (April 26, 1995)


Logan relives unhappy childhood memories when a friend is found dead, a presumed suicide, until the investigation reveals recent contact with a former priest, with a history of pedophilia.


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5x19 Cruel and Unusual (April 19, 1995)


The death of an autistic youth in custody reveals a multitude of unusual and possibly illegal therapies being used, but also parents reluctant to pursue a prosecution.


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5x18 Privileged (April 05, 1995)


The investigation into a double murder leads to a young alcoholic whose family once lived in the victims' house and who had admitted to his AA group that he's had nightmares about killings.


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5x17 Act of God (March 22, 1995)


A bomb at a construction site kills a 12-year-old boy, and the suspects include the bankrupt contractor and a jealous husband.


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5x16 Wannabe (March 15, 1995)


The shooting of a board member of an exclusive private school leads to a blue-collar family and a classist system.


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5x15 Seed (February 15, 1995)


A routine investigation into a woman's death leads Briscoe and Logan to a fertility doctor guilty of unethical practices, but who cannot apparently be touched because of confidentiality rules, and patient reluctance to talk.


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5x14 Performance (February 08, 1995)


Briscoe and Logan set out to identify the apparent victim in a snuff film, but find her alive and really the victim of a points-for-sex club at her prestigious high school.


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5x13 Rage (February 01, 1995)


A Wall Street broker accused of murdering his mentor uses the defense of ""black rage"" in court.


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5x12 Progeny (January 25, 1995)


The investigation into the killing of an abortion clinic doctor leads to an activist group led by a former priest.


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5x11 Guardian (January 11, 1995)


After the body of a young female junkie is identified as the daughter of a wealthy family, Briscoe and Logan try to find out who left her to die in the yard of a day-care center.


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5x10 House Counsel (January 04, 1995)


The killing of a man who had served as a juror in a mob trial leads to a battle of wills between McCoy and his long-time friend, the suspect's attorney.


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5x09 Scoundrels (November 30, 1994)


Among the suspects in a lawyer's murder are a swindler, who conned a woman out of her family fortune, and the woman's once-wealthy son.


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5x08 Virtue (November 23, 1994)


McCoy uses a charge of ""larceny by extortion"" against a councilman, whose former colleague claims he demanded sex in exchange for a law-firm partnership.


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5x07 Precious (November 09, 1994)


When Briscoe and Logan suspect that a missing infant may have been murdered by her parents rather than kidnapped, they uncover a terrible family secret which hides a mentally ill serial killer.


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5x06 Competence (November 02, 1994)


When Lt. Van Buren is the victim of an attempted holdup by two teens, she fires her gun and kills one of them, and the detectives are faced with the fact that she shot an unarmed child in the back.


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5x05 White Rabbit (October 19, 1994)


A routine investigation uncovers evidence that leads Briscoe and Logan to a long-time fugitive, a radical Vietnam War opponent on the run since a 1971 burglary that left a policeman dead.


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5x04 Family Values (October 12, 1994)


After it's determined that a wealthy woman did not commit suicide but was murdered, the detectives question both her first and second husbands and her teenage daughter.


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5x03 Blue Bamboo (October 05, 1994)


The killing of a Japanese nightclub owner who was visiting New York leads to the arrest of a singer who once worked for the deceased, and whose lawyer uses the ""battered-woman syndrome"" as a defense.


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5x02 Coma (September 28, 1994)


A comedy-club owner comes under suspicion for having shot his wife, now comatose with a bullet in her head, after it's discovered he was abusive and she was about to divorce him.


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5x01 Second Opinion (September 21, 1994)


A woman's death exposes an unorthodox method of treating cancer that Executive Assistant DA McCoy intends to prove is negligent homicide.




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