Law & Order: Season 8

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 24
1997

Thrill

The cops break the seemingly random murder of a pizza delivery guy with a little ““undercover”“ work in the park, but McCoy and Ross face a harder battl…

2 Oct 08
1997

Denial

Bloody sheets and an apparently stolen credit card lead Briscoe and Curtis to a pair of college age lovers who present McCoy and Ross with a united front of denial that one of…

3 Oct 15
1997

Navy Blues

McCoy finds himself battling the Navy and the office of the Judge Advocate General as he tries to prosecute a female pilot accused of murdering her married lover after he tried…

4 Oct 29
1997

Harvest

A discrepancy concerning the time of death of a drive-by shooting victim leads McCoy and Ross to initiate prosecutions against both the shooter and the doctor who harvested her…

5 Nov 05
1997

Nullification

After the cops trace an eagle tattoo on a man shot and killed while holding up an armored truck to a group of militia members, McCoy finds himself facing one of their number as…

6 Nov 12
1997

Baby, Its You (1)

It’s old home week for Briscoe when an apparent murder of a teenage model in New York develops ties to Baltimore, and Detectives Munch and Falsone pay a visit to the Big…

7 Nov 19
1997

Blood

The paternity of a black baby given up for adoption by a white mother might provide a clue to her murderer but it also unearths some long buried family secrets.

8 Nov 26
1997

Shadow

The murder of a bail bondsman looks fairly routine until the chance words of the chief suspect uncovers possible case-fixing between a shady lawyer and an unknown contact withi…

9 Dec 10
1997

Burned

A message overheard on an answering machine leads Briscoe and Curtis to a confessed murderer and the home of wealthy Carl Anderton, whose stubborn non-cooperation with the dist…

10 Dec 17
1997

Ritual

The investigation into the death of a man who initially appears to be the victim of a mugging victim reveals him to be a Middle Eastern physician who performs genital mutilatio…

11 Jan 07
1998

Under the Influence

After Briscoe and Curtis finally determine who was driving the car that killed three people, the legal prosecution stands in danger of becoming a kangaroo court when McCoy̵…

12 Jan 21
1998

Expert

The shooting of two people in a restaurant restroom takes some abrupt turns as they try to discover who exactly the intended victim was, and the prosecutors have to deal with a…

13 Jan 28
1998

Castoff

The street murder of a woman who worked with underprivileged kids takes a turn towards the bizarre when the detectives uncover she had a predilection for kinky sex, and that on…

14 Feb 04
1998

Grief

The cops, as they try to pin down the specifics of an assault on a man reluctant to talk about it, uncover the alleged rape of two women in custodial care. But as the prosecuto…

15 Feb 25
1998

Faccia a Faccia

Taking on an apparent mafia murder, Detectives Briscoe and Curtis are stymied by a dead witness and a seemingly incoherent mob boss.

16 Mar 04
1998

Divorce

The stabbing death of a psychologist draws Detectives Briscoe and Curtis into a heated divorce case and pits McCoy and Ross against a manipulative attorney.

17 Apr 01
1998

Carrier

The death of a college student leads to a case involving an HIV-positive male who’s seeking to infect as many young women as possible. McCoy, te…

18 Apr 15
1998

Stalker

When a woman is found unconscious at the bottom of her apartment stairs, Briscoe and Curtis must figure out what happened — before it’s too late. In order to make h…

19 Apr 22
1998

Disappeared

A defendant refuses to allow his lawyer to raise the issue of insanity, this complicating matters for the brother who turned him in with hopes of securing medical treatment for…

20 Apr 24
1998

Burden

After a 12-year-old quadriplegic dies at home in his bed, paramedics claim that he was suffocated and the suspects include the boy’s parents and sister.

21 Apr 29
1998

Bad Girl

Schiff’s re-election may hinge on the stabbing death of a police officer; Briscoe’s daughter is arrested for dealing drugs.

22 May 06
1998

Damaged

The case of a teacher’s shooting uncovers a vendetta involving the rape of a mentally challenged coed by three students, whose attorney claims they weren’t aware of…

23 May 13
1998

Tabloid

Tabloid journalism comes under scrutiny during the investigations into the deaths of a gossip columnist and a celebrity target he pursued.

24 May 20
1998

Monster

During the search for a pedophile who raped a 10-year-old, a snitch offers Briscoe a chance to avenge his daughter’s death. Meanwhile, Van Buren learns that her job is in…

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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