Sep. 13, 1990
60 min.
NBC TV Network

Top Contributors

Law & Order » Season 6
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…
[show all]

Main Characters in this Episode

Guest Stars

Lennie Briscoe played by Jerry Orbach
Rey Curtis played by Benjamin Bratt
Anita Van Buren played by S. Epatha Merkerson
Jack McCoy played by Sam Waterston
Claire Kincaid played by Jill Hennessy
Adam Schiff played by Steven Hill
Professor Norman Rothenberg played by Jeffrey DeMunn
Judge Edgar Hynes played by Louis Zorich

Episode Quotes

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.
Adam Schiff: You got around double jeopardy. You climbed Everest in your shorts. On a very cold day.


  • 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.
You are successfully logged out.

ShareTV Login

Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Create Account

Verify Password

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Forgot Your Password?

Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.