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|Production number: K1122|
First aired: 16 April 1997
| Teleplay By|
Ed Zuckerman & Shimon Wincelberg
Shimon Wincelberg & Richard Sweren
Arthur W. Forney
The suspect of a liquor store robbery gone wrong digs himself in a deeper situation after he tries to bribe the prosecution.
McCoy tries to sidestep a plea bargain he made with a dangerous suspect in order to see justice done after discovering that the man helped commit two murders and committed one made the deal to get away with it: a cop, a witness and his partner. McCoy ends up keeping to the deal with the intention of charging the killer, Henry Harp with the murder of his partner seperatly. After a hearing, McCoy is allowed to try Harp for his partner's murder and he refuses to take any deal that won't put Harp away for life.
Main cast Edit
- Jerry Orbach as Detective Lennie Briscoe
- Benjamin Bratt as Detective Rey Curtis
- S. Epatha Merkerson as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren
- Sam Waterston as Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy
- Carey Lowell as A.D.A. Jamie Ross
- Steven Hill as D.A. Adam Schiff
Guest cast Edit
- Nancy Addison as Judge Selma Davis
- Shawn Elliott as Judge Dominic Santos
- Edie Falco as Sally Bell
- John Fiore as Detective Tony Profaci
- Mary Fogarty as Hilda Harp
- Marlene Forte as Sandra Pena
- Don Hewitt as Russell Schaeffer
- Jerome LePage as Dennis Harp
- David Lipman as Judge Morris Torledsky
- Carolyn McCormick as Dr. Elizabeth Olivet
- Theresa Merritt as Ruth Titus
- Jay Spadaro as Earl Novak
- Joe Sharkey as Stan McVittie
- Lia Yang as Dr. Chang
- Gary Perez as Rodolfo Rodriguez
- Luke Reilly as Henry H. Harp
- Allen Lewis Rickman as Number Six
- Andrew Polk as CSU Technician
- Spiro Malas as Pena
- Marco Greco as Jackson
- Gregg Bello as Noonan
- Jim Brooks as Tim
- Chris Ceraso as Assistant M.E.
- John Griesemer as Driver
- Chris Marquette as Ricky
- David Shuman as Court Clerk
- Bruce Smolanoff as Uniform Policeman #2
(McCoy has been approached to decide whether or not to accept Harp's plea bargain)
- Jack McCoy: How long has Mr. Titus been missing?
- Jamie Ross: 10 hours, just after noon.
- Jack McCoy: 2 AM justice. Not always conducive to wisdom.
- "Congratulations, McCoy. You just bought the Brooklyn Bridge from a double murderer."
- – Lennie Briscoe, after finding out that Mitchell Titus was already dead when Henry Harp offered up his location.
- Lennie Briscoe: We found Earl Novak.
- Jack McCoy: Is he talking?
- Lennie Briscoe: He's dead.
- Lennie Briscoe: So he walks for killing a cop, but you nail him for killing a cop-killer?
- Jack McCoy: An irony he'll reflect on when he's doing 40 years at Attica.
- Rey Curtis: He wants us to put our asses on the line so that he can pull his out of the fire.
- Jack McCoy: Nobody's asking you to commit perjury.
- Lennie Briscoe: Just tell me where to show up.
- Sally Bell: I just never expected you to stoop to his level.
- Jack McCoy: Gee. (turns to Ross) Jamie, how many people did I kill last week?
- Sally Bell: We can offer you another deal, save you the cost of a trial...
- Jack McCoy: He does hard time in Rikers until Hell freezes over. How's *that* for a deal?
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