I know you all can’t wait to see what’s going to be on Law & Order this month. Here are summaries and the air dates for the episodes in February,
By the way, happy birthday to Linus Roache. I have a little feature about him on my companion Law & Order site, here.
“Quit Claim” Episode 18-07 Air date February 6, 2008
DETECTIVES LUPO AND GREEN GO UNDERCOVER AFTER A DEADLY HIT-AND-RUN: ‘MAD MEN’S’ JANUARY JONES GUEST-STARS – After a mother and daughter are killed in a hit and run accident, Detectives Green (Jesse L. Martin) and Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) track down the vehicle and find only a stack of $100 bills left inside. A trace on the money leads the detectives to a young couple that is victims of a real estate scam. Green and Lupo decide the best way to crack this case is to go undercover with the help of Kim Brody (guest star January Jones, “Mad Men”), an employee at the title company that handled the closings on the illegal real estate deals. Brody proves not be who she claims, leaving her innocence and real identity in question. Also starring: Sam Waterson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Linus Roache, and Alana De La Garza.
“Illegal” Episode 18-08 Air date February 13, 2008
A CASE WHERE A COP KILLS A WOMAN RAISES TENSION IN THE D.A.’S OFFICE – A murdered woman is found in an alleyway dumpster after a riot at an immigration rally. Detectives Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) and Ed Green’s (Jesse L. Martin) investigation leads to an auxiliary cop’s over zealous attempt to stop the riot. The political nature of case elevates tension in the DA’s office as DA Jack McCoy (Sam Waterston) assigns ADA Josh Lethem (guest star John Pankow) to prosecute the case. But Lethem has his own biased agenda, bringing McCoy’s liberal background into question. Also starring: S. Epatha Merkerson, Linus Roache, and Alana De La Garza.
“Executioner” Episode 18-09 Air date February 20, 2008 (Episode 18-12)
BEING AT THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME PROVES TO BE DEADLY FOR ONE SURGEON -Dr. Mark Burns (guest star Alan Zweibel) is found murdered in his hotel room while attending a out-of-town convention. Detectives Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) and Green (Jesse L. Martin) learn that Dr. Burns’ made a large withdrawal from his bank account moments before he was murdered. Evidence rules out the con artists who scammed Burns as suspects, but a hotel surveillance tape shows a man with a southern accent vehemently knocking on the door looking for a different physician, Dr. Garrison (guest star James Rebhorn). This finding leads the detectives to believe Dr. Garrison may have been the intended target and his life is still at risk. Also Starring: Sam Waterston, S. Epatha Merkerson, Linus Roache, and Alana De La Garza.
“Tango” Episode 18-10 Air date February 27, 2008
A HIGH SCHOOL GIRL IS KILLED AND THE TWO UNLIKELY SUSPECTS INCLUDE A PROSTITUTE AND PIMP Two inebriated high-school girls, Kelly Daugherty (guest star Lisa Joyce) and Anne-Marie Liscomb (guest star Molly Ephraim), are agitated after their car is towed at a party. Liscomb walks off to make a phone call in an attempt to call a ride, and is found dead in a dumpster days later. After tracking down the cab driver that picked up Liscomb, new information leads the detectives to a drug-addicted prostitute with an affluent past, known as “Sugar” (guest star Maria Dizzia) and her partner Tito Cabassa (guest star Pedro Pascal). A war of words unfold as the detectives pit the prostitute and pimp against each other to see who will talk first. When the case goes up for trial, ADA Connie Rubirosa (Alana De La Garza) appears to have an unrelenting admirer in the jury pool. Also Starring: Sam Waterston, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Linus Roache
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