Law & Order/God Bless the Child

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God Bless the Child
Season 2, Episode 5
Airdate October 22, 1991
Production Number 67404
Written by David Black,
Robert Stuart Nathan
Directed by E.W. Swackhamer
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God Bless the Child is the fifth episode of the second season of Law & Order, and the twenty-seventh episode overall.

Guest Stars: Joyce Reehling (Eleanor Harding), Socorro Santiago (Cora Amado), Susan Blommaert (Judge Rebecca Steinman), Dan Moran (Officer Giordano), Henderson Forsythe (Lucius Carpenter), Marian Seldes (Sharon Barlow), James Noble (Judge Nelson Kurland), Byron Jennings (Ted Driscoll), Caroline Aaron (Susan), Kaiulani Lee (Nancy Driscoll), William Biff McGuire (Reverend Morley), Kenneth Tigar (Dr. Stanback), Edwin Owens (Chief Burke), Peter Appel (Dr. Baumann), Ted Neustadt (Dr. Fisher), Aleta Mitchell (Joanne Preston), Steve Boles (Metcalf), Jose Ynoa (Angel), Gonzalo Madurga (Dr. Guzman), Beth McDonald (Adele Tompkins), Keith Randolph Smith (Madison), Danny Dennis (Al Webber), Sophie Maletsky (Elaine), Mike G. Sheehan (Officer Barton), John Bentley (Mike Carney), Bob Gerardi (Bailiff), Tom Paliferro (Joe Nicholas), Michelle Trachtenberg (Dinah Driscoll (uncredited))


Plot Overview

A couple is on trial after allowing their young daughter to die of a strep throat infection due to their religious beliefs forbidding medical treatment.


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