Mar. 03, 2005
60 min.
NBC TV Network

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Law & Order: Trial by Jury

Lennie Briscoe, now retired from the NYPD, joins the District Attorney's office as an investigator. Through him, and the various lawyers, jury members and court officials we meet along the way, the show explores the intricate workings of the jury system.

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Jerome Bernard "Jerry" Orbach (October 20, 1935 – December 28, 2004) was an American actor ...

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In his thirty-plus years on the force, Briscoe has seen it all. Jaded by his work and personal life -- he's been divorced twice -- Briscoe brings to the job a wry sense of humor, which punctuates the seriousness of investigating Manhattan's toughest homicide cases. No longer a youthful detective, Briscoe often has a chip on his shoulder about his age and his status as a recovering alcoholic. The murder of his own daughter hardened his stoic veneer as well as his resolve to bring criminals to justice.

Long before he was cast in the role of the wise-cracking detective, Bronx-born Orbach made a name for himself on Broadway where he earned a Tony Award for his starring role in Promises, Promises. In 1999, he was inducted into the Broadway Hall of Fame. Orbach's film credits include Beauty and the Beast, Postcards From The Edge, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Dirty Dancing, Someone To Watch Over Me, F/X, Brewster's Millions, Prince of the City and The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight. Orbach also completed the yet to be released film Chinese Coffee co-starring Al Pacino. As star of Law & Order, Orbachhas portrayed Detective Lenny Briscoe for the last nine seasons.

Episode Screenshots

01x01 - The Abominable Showman
Season 1, Episode 01
01x09 - The Line
Season 1, Episode 09
01x07 - Bang & Blame
Season 1, Episode 07
01x13 - Eros in the Upper Eighties
Season 1, Episode 13
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