This show centers on the NYPD's Major Case Squad (and the offbeat, Sherlock Holmes-like Detective Robert Goren) in its efforts to stop the worst criminal offenders in New York. It also puts a new twist to the "Law & Order" formula: now, in each episode, we see the crimes as they are planned and committed.
Last Episode10x08 To The Boy in the Blue Knit Cap Aired: Jun. 26, 2011
Goren and Eames investigate the murders of two staffers at a Web company involved in a heated lawsuit. Their investigation leads to a site that …
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: To The Boy In The Blue Knit Cap
The series finale of Law & Order: Criminal Intent airs Sunday, June 26th at 9/8c on USA Network! Goren and…
Series Fun Facts
- This is the only New York-based "Law & Order" series in which Sam Waterston (Jack McCoy) and Richard Belzer (John Munch) do not appear.
- The show's format was partially inspired by the NBC Columbo mystery movies staring Peter Falk. Both started out with the crime being seen from the criminals point of view and with them…
[show]The show's format was partially inspired by the NBC Columbo mystery movies staring Peter Falk. Both started out with the crime being seen from the criminals point of view and with them confident that they can get away with it. However, they then get outsmarted by a brilliant detective. The shows differ in that "Columbo" usually shows the full crime in the beginning while in "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" the viewer is only shown enough to be a few steps ahead of the detectives in knowing what happened. Goren and Columbo also have very different styles in analyzing the crime and the suspects.
- 'Vincent DOnofrio and Kathryn Erbe both previously guest starred in episodes of the series Homicide: Life on the Street, which crossed over with the original Law & Order