The entire 22 episodes from the first season of this long-running, Emmy-winning US drama series, in which the police investigate a crime in first half of each episode, whilst the prosecutors play out the trial in the second half. Episodes are: 'Prescription For Death', 'Subterranean Homeboy Blues', 'The Reaper's Helper', 'Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die', 'Happily Ever After', 'Everybody's Favorite Bagman', 'By Hooker, By Crook', 'Poison Ivy', 'Indifference', 'Prisoner of Love', 'Out of the Half-Light', 'Life Choice', 'A Death in the Family', 'The Violence of Summer', 'The Torrents of Greed: Parts 1 and 2', 'Mushrooms', 'The Secret Sharers', 'The Serpent's Tooth', 'The Troubles', 'Sonata For a Solo Organ' and finally 'The Blue Wall'.
A detective is murdered; a woman's former boyfriend is suspected of killing both her and the much older man she had been seeing; and an actress dies from an overdose.
Powerful, timely and gripping, Law & Order has become television's most celebrated and widely acclaimed crime series of all time. Get ready for another thrilling season of ripped-from-the-headlines cases as all 22 episodes of the groundbreaking third season. In the hugely popular third season, Emmy Award nominee Jerry Orbach joined New York's toughest team of prosecutors and investigators: Richard Brooks, Dann Florek, Steven Hill, Michael Moriarty, Chris Noth and Paul Sorvino. In the complex process of determining guilt and innocence, lives often hang in the balance: Law & Order: The Third Year is on the case.
Briscoe and Curtis investigate the abduction and murder of a teacher; a woman's body is found in a lift; and a student is found stabbed to death in his flat.
A pizza delivery man is murdered; a stolen credit card is linked to teenage lovers; and a Navy lieutenant stands trial for murder.
Briscoe and Curtis (Benjamin Bratt) discover an illegal adoption ring operating from Russia; three police officers are charged with a hate crime; and a teenager is used as bait in a drugs sting.
A man goes on a shooting spree in Central Park; a 10-year-old is suspected of murder; and a civil court judge is shot.
A disabled boy dies in an apartment fire; a woman is killed at a subway station; and Briscoe and Green investigate the murder of a violinist with the New York Symphony Orchestra.
A woman dies in an attack by a pit-bull terrier; a Vietnam veteran is murdered; and a wealthy widow is implicated in a hit-man's murder.
Briscoe and Green investigate the fatal shooting of two professors; a teacher is found dead; and a rock singer dies in suspicious circumstances.
Briscoe and Green hunt for a serial killer; a notorious bounty hunter is murdered; and a vial containing a sample of the Sars virus is stolen during a carjacking.
An Iraqi immigrant kills a woman who served in the second Gulf War; a woman is accused of murdering her husband's mistress; and a recently released convict is shot dead.
A girl is abducted during a carjacking; Green and Fontana (Dennis Farina) call on the Special Victims Unit to help them uncover the truth about the death of a man; and a 10-year-old murder investigation is reopened.
A police officer is killed during a botched robbery; a photo of a murdered woman appears on the internet; and a girl dies in a building explosion.
The detectives investigate two suicides that seem to be linked; a kidnapping that occurred during a blackout is investigated; and a security guard is injured when a package explodes at a scientific research lab.
Bernard (Anthony Anderson) and Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) investigate when a stockbroker dies on an operating table; a man with learning difficulties holds the key to a murder; and the murder of a 17-year-old boy is linked to a polygamous Mormon leader.
The death of a war veteran is investigated; a crime-scene investigator is killed in her apartment; and Lupo and Bernard discover a possible terrorist threat.