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Law & Order: Criminal Intent 

This third Law & Order series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

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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. Written by Brian Barjenbruch

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In New York City's war on crime, the worst criminal offenders are pursued by the detectives of the Major Case Squad. These are their stories. See more »


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At the end of the fourth season, Jamey Sheridan suffered Bell's palsy, a facial paralysis that affected one half of his face. In the fifth season, his character, Captain James Deakins, carried an eye patch over his left eye, to hide the signs of the paralysis. See more »

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Several of the cases shown would clearly be under the purview of the NY State Police or even the FBI. Major Case would be limited to cases which were committed inside the city of New York. See more »

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Detective Robert Goren: Bing! Right here.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) See more »

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There's Only Me
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Written by Rob Dougan
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Can't wait for the sale of Law & Order: Criminal Intent II.
24 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Seldom do I get attached to TV series, but my personal interest in criminology got me started on watching Law & Order: Criminal Intent. I came upon the series in its second season and was hooked. I am fascinated with the "ripped from the headlines" plot and the unique way the stories unfold (i.e, the viewer knows something the detectives don't and vice versa). This coupled with the ending (always a surprise) leads one to demand more.

The main characters are talented actors and I enjoy watching them interact with each other, sort of . . . you may be smart, but I'm better looking. Alex is no side kick, she holds her own and can match wits with the best of them - including "right brain" Bobby. Whoever cast these two together deserves a "right brain" metal.


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