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With the help of a Brooklyn detective, Briscoe and Logan get a confession from a mentally retarded man in the murders of two nurses. Further investigation reveals that he may be innocent, but he steadfastly maintains that he is guilty.


Bruce Seth Green


Dick Wolf (created by), Walon Green | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jerry Orbach ... Lennie Briscoe
Chris Noth ... Mike Logan
Dann Florek ... Donald Cragen
Michael Moriarty ... Ben Stone
Richard Brooks ... Paul Robinette
Steven Hill ... Adam Schiff
Carolyn McCormick ... Dr. Elizabeth Olivet
Dan Hedaya ... Lt. Brian Torelli
Lorraine Toussaint ... Shambala Green
Mark Blum ... Brooklyn A.D.A. Frank Lazar
Paul McCrane ... James Lee Pawl
Michael Badalucco ... David Zifrin
Monique Cintron Monique Cintron ... Aloma
James Lewis De Lorenzo James Lewis De Lorenzo ... Marty Lake
Rosemary De Angelis Rosemary De Angelis ... Sally Goldman (as Rosemary DeAngelis)


Detectives Briscoe and Logan investigate a vicious knife attack on two nurses Vicky Hemmings and her roommate Aloma, who survived. Briscoe recalls a similar attack in Brooklyn and learn that that the Brooklyn victim, Mary Davis, and Vicky had worked at the same walk-in clinic. The Brooklyn detective, Lt. Brian Torelli, make an arrest where the suspect David Zifrin confesses to the crime. When Briscoe and Logan interview the suspect, they quickly realize he is mentally challenged and seriously doubt he actually committed the crime. ADA Stone agrees but his Brooklyn counterpart doesn't and Stone soon finds himself appearing as a witness for the defense. Written by garykmcd

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Release Date:

3 March 1993 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Tibor Feldman (Jerry Silbo) also played the role of Kendrick in episode 5.3, Law & Order: Blue Bamboo (1994). See more »


James Lee Pawl: [being arrested] Probable cause, you don't have any probable cause.
Detective Mike Logan: You're under arrest because you're probably guilty.
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