Law & Order/The Wages of Love

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The Wages of Love
Season 2, Episode 2
Airdate September 24, 1991
Production Number 67405
Teleplay by Ed Zuckerman
Story by Robert Stuart Nathan &
Ed Zuckerman
Directed by Ed Sherin
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The Wages of Love is the second episode of the second season of Law & Order, and the twenty-fourth episode overall.

Starring (Law): Paul Sorvino (Sergeant Phil Cerreta), Chris Noth (Detective Mike Logan), Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen)

Starring (Order): Michael Moriarty (Executive A.D.A. Ben Stone), Richard Brooks (A.D.A. Paul Robinette), Steven Hill (D.A. Adam Schiff)

Starring: Shirley Knight (Melanie Cullen), Geoffrey Nauffts (James Cullen), Joan Copeland (Judge Rebecca Stein), David Lansbury (Douglas Phillips), Benjamin Hendrickson (Attorney for Douglas Phillips)

and Jerry Orbach (Frank Lehrman)

with Howard Witt (Gruen), William Bogert (Jules Simon), Christina Haag (Cecily Mills), Ben Hammer (Judge Mooney), Barry Snider (O'Malley), David Smyrl (Warner), Vince Viverito (Gus), Christine Farrell (Arlene), Stanja Lowe (Preston), Ray DeMattis (Kolvino), Catherine Lloyd Burns (Sheila Herlihy), Timothy Britten Parker (Meade), Richard Litt (Rossi), Keith Diamond (Jackson), Ben Lin (Chinese Manager), Stan Egi (Chang), Judith Roberts (Harriet Dutton), Robert Stanton (Jed Knox), Colleen Cowan (Sally Knox), Lawrence Green (Juror Gillette), Helen Mitchell (Juror Bogan), Jerry Giorgio (Court Clerk)


Plot Overview

The detectives investigate the shooting deaths of an older man and his young girlfriend and learns that the man's ex-wife was responsible for it, but she claims extreme emotional disturbance as a factor in the murder and it's up to her son who holds the key to solving the case.


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