Sep. 13, 1990
60 min.
NBC TV Network

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Law & Order - 06x04 Jeopardy

6x04 Jeopardy

First Aired: Nov. 01, 1995 on NBC

Summary: A dead editor reveals a family dispute over the family business. Detectives find out that the victim's brother tried to sabotage the victim's reputation and business in order to gain new clients for his own, competing business -- but when forensics evidence is ruled inadmissable, McCoy and…
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Main Characters in this Episode

Guest Stars

Jack McCoy played by Sam Waterston
Professor Norman Rothenberg played by Jeffrey DeMunn
Judge Edgar Hynes played by Louis Zorich
Peter Nicodos played by Peter Frechette
Judge Joseph Rivera played by Shawn Elliott
Mr. Ricardi played by Zak Orth
Mr. Kaiser played by Tom Spackman
Elaine Nicodos played by Sada Thompson

Episode Quotes

Peter Nicodos: But I'm innocent. I didn't kill anybody.
ADA Jack McCoy: You've already learned the Rikers Island theme song. Good for you.
Prof. Norman Rothenberg: What part of double jeopardy don't you understand?
Jack McCoy: I'm well acquainted with it Mr. Rothenberg, and it doesn't scare me.
Detective Lennie Briscoe: [watching an old deposition of the victim's] Remind me to borrow this next time I can't sleep.


  • Goof (audio/visual unsynchronized): At the beginning 0f the interrogation scene between DA Schiff and Judge Hynes, you can see Hynes' mouth moving in the bottom right corner of the mirror towards the end of the shot, even though neither men are speaking. You can see that he says "Adam" (Schiff's first name), which he is then seen and heard to be saying in the shot that immediately follows.


  • This is the first episode in the series' history in which DA Adam Schiff (Steven Hill) visits the 27th Precinct.
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