Law & Order: Season 7

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 18
1996

Causa Mortis

McCoy’s new second chair, ADA Jamie Ross, is determined to prosecute as harshly as possible a carjacker who took the life of a teacher as she…

2 Sep 25
1996

ID

The cops tackle identifying a corpse left in an elevator, and McCoy finds his prosecution of the suspect later hampered by a vindictive judge who resents Ross’s in-court…

3 Oct 07
1996

Good Girl

Briscoe and Curtis have to break the mutual alibi of two girlfriends as they try to find the killer of a young black man, whose angry parents pressure McCoy to indict a young w…

4 Oct 23
1996

Survivor

Briscoe and Curtis’s investigation of the murder of a rare coin dealer nets them a millionaire as a suspect, but Ross has to play detective too as the DA’s office t…

5 Oct 30
1996

Corruption

Curtis, angered by the attitude of an old colleague of Briscoe’s, looks beyond the findings of an IAB investigation and turns up evidence of pol…

6 Nov 06
1996

Double Blind

The murder of a janitor in a university laboratory building leads back to a student employee whose participation in a drug study may have prompted the crime.

7 Nov 13
1996

Deadbeat

The murder of a deadbeat father whose son is dying of leukemia presents McCoy and Ross with a sympathetic suspect and a moral dilemma.

8 Nov 20
1996

Family Business

The murder of Richard Speigel, chief financial officer for an exclusive, family-owned department store goes from the sitting room to the bedroom and into the board room as susp…

9 Jan 08
1997

Entrapment

The case against Huey Tate, a young man accused of shooting the well-known leader of the African-American Congress comes undone when the New York authorities learn that their c…

10 Jan 15
1997

Legacy

The sidewalk shooting of a young husband uncovers the fact that his wife’s first husband died in a inadequately investigated accident, and that they may have been having…

11 Feb 05
1997

Menace

The detectives face a difficult struggle getting witnesses to a girl’s apparent suicide to come forward while Ross tries to prove that a known bully is the one really res…

12 Feb 12
1997

Barter

An unpromising case of murder suddenly develops new leads when the cops explore the possibility that the victim was mistaken for someone else. McCoy walks a thin line in the ma…

13 Feb 19
1997

Matrimony

The discovery of a would-be thief refocuses a murder investigation, leaving the prosecutors the task of making a conspiracy case against the deceased’s attorney and the p…

14 Feb 26
1997

Working Mom

The murder of an ex-cop with a penchant for blackmail and illicit sex brings feminist lawyer Lanie Stieglitz into court against McCoy to defend a suburban wife and mother.

15 Mar 13
1997

D-Girl (Trilogy Part One)

A headless corpse fished out of the river sends Briscoe and Curtis out to Los Angeles to obtain a blood sample from their chief suspect while McCoy and Ross back in New York tr…

16 Mar 20
1997

Turnaround (Trilogy Part Two)

Back in New York with their suspect, Briscoe and Curtis try to pin down his schedule on the night of the murder, but find instead that another man was in the area at the right…

17 Mar 27
1997

Showtime (Trilogy Part Three)

The trial of Eddie Newman begins but the prosecution’s chances of conviction are hampered by a ““dream team”“ of defense attorneys, Gorton’s…

18 Apr 02
1997

Mad Dog

McCoy becomes obsessed with nailing a serial rapist recently released on parole and pushes the cops perilously close to harassment as he attempts to connect the man with a new…

19 Apr 16
1997

Double Down

The cops’ best hope of finding a kidnapped hired car driver alive is one of the armed robbers who grabbed him after a job, but the immunity deal he demands in return woul…

20 Apr 30
1997

We Like Mike

A young man who claims to have helped a murdered young man change a flat tire is first the cops’ primary suspect, then the prosecutors’ chief witness.

21 May 07
1997

Passion

Briscoe and Curtis investigate the death of a pretty young book editor who was reputedly having an affair with one of her authors, and find themselves focusing on the author…

22 May 14
1997

Past Imperfect

The cops have a definite clue when a bloodstain that’s not the same as the victim reveals that the killer was a blood relative, and the prosecutors stumble when their chi…

23 May 21
1997

Terminal

The cops uncover a man with a secret second life as they try to learn who opened fire on a group of people disembarking from a party cruise, but his guilt or innocence becomes…

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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