L&O, Episode 6.16
Production number: K0121
First aired: 13 March 1996
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Written By
Barry M. Schkolnick & Michael S. Chernuchin

Directed By
David Platt


A down-on-his-luck exec becomes the suspect when his wife and son are killed and his daughter wounded.


Main cast

Recurring cast

Guest cast



"Unfortunately, stupid's not against the law."
Claire Kincaid

Margot Bell: What do a sperm cell and a lawyer have in common?
Claire Kincaid: They both have a one-in-a-million chance of becoming a human being. There's a law: Pass the bar, you got to stop telling lawyer jokes.

Background information and notes

  • This episode is based on the John List case.

Episode scene cards

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State Liquor Authority
10 Wall Street
Wednesday, January 18

Office of
Mitchell Weisbrod
81 Fifth Avenue
Monday, January 23

Goydos, Kamm Advertising
235 Madison Avenue
Thursday, January 26

4 5 6

Chambers of
Judge Kyle Gaines
Wednesday, February 15

Supreme Court
Trial Part 97
Monday, March 20

Supreme Court
Trial Part 97
Thursday, March 23

7 8

Office of
Margot Bell
60 Park Avenue
Monday, March 27

Office of
Executive Assistant
D.A. McCoy
Wednesday, March 29

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