Law & Order: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 21
1994

Second Opinion

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

2 Sep 28
1994

Coma

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 divo…

3 Oct 05
1994

Blue Bamboo

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 ““ba…

4 Oct 12
1994

Family Values

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.

5 Oct 19
1994

White Rabbit

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 poli…

6 Nov 02
1994

Competence

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 unarm…

7 Nov 09
1994

Precious

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 i…

8 Nov 23
1994

Virtue

McCoy uses a charge of ““larceny by extortion”“ against a councilman, whose former colleague claims he demanded sex in exchange for a law-firm partnersh…

9 Nov 30
1994

Scoundrels

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.

10 Jan 04
1995

House Counsel

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.

11 Jan 11
1995

Guardian

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 cen…

12 Jan 25
1995

Progeny

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

13 Feb 01
1995

Rage

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

14 Feb 08
1995

Performance

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.

15 Feb 15
1995

Seed

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…

16 Mar 15
1995

Wannabe

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

17 Mar 22
1995

Act of God

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

18 Apr 05
1995

Privileged

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 n…

19 Apr 19
1995

Cruel and Unusual

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.

20 Apr 26
1995

Bad Faith

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…

21 May 03
1995

Purple Heart

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

22 May 17
1995

Switch

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

23 May 24
1995

Pride

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

About Law & Order

Law & Order, the longest running crime series and is tied for longest running drama series in the history of American broadcast television, will start its 21st season on NBC in the autumn of 2010. The brainchild of creator Dick Wolf, Law & Order is the most successful brand in the history of primetime television; the winner of the 1997 Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series; ties Cheers and M*A*S*H for the most consecutive best series nominations (eleven) and the longest-running drama series currently on American television. The series has also turned into one of entertainment’s preeminent brands using a distinct ripped from the headlines format, and has spawned the successful spinoffs Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Crime & Punishment and Law & Order: Trial by Jury.

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