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|←||L&O, Episode 5.01||→|
|Production number: 69408|
First aired: 21 September 1994
| Written By|
Michael S. Chernuchin & Jeremy R. Littman
- Jerry Orbach as Detective Lennie Briscoe
- Chris Noth as Detective Mike Logan
- S. Epatha Merkerson as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren
- Sam Waterston as Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy
- Jill Hennessy as A.D.A. Claire Kincaid
- Steven Hill as D.A. Adam Schiff
- Leslie Hendrix as Assistant Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers
- Victor Truro as Judge Douglas Spivack
- Ron Frazier as Judge Aldo Iannello (uncredited)
- Elizabeth Ashley as Gwen Young
- Tony Roberts as Nicholas Bennett
- Jan Maxwell as Dr. Nancy Haas
- Mitchell Greenberg as Dr. Alan Friedlan
- Linda Pierce as Abigail Hurst
- Polly Adams as Dr. Roberta Gellman
- Aleta Mitchell as Helene Carter
- George Bamford as Leonard Hurst
- Sasha Nanus as Dr. Rachel Manners
- Jeff Brooks as Steven Cooper
- Michael John McGann as Father Reynolds
- Ann Crumb as Marie Lloyd
- Lars Hanson as Mark Holden
- Marcus Olson as Lab Technician Ryan
- Michael Crider as Dr. Alfredo Salinas
- Peter Ratray as Charlie Hatcher
- Lianne Kressin as Mary Brennan
- Lauren Kyle as Jodi
- Blake Bashoff as Kevin
- Leslie Nipkow as Stevens
- Lionel Pina as Samms
- Donna Jean Fogel as Pauley
- Mark Lotito as Paramedic
- Mary Huner as Receptionist
- "There are two types of women. Those who have breast cancer, and those who are scared to death of getting it."
- – Anita Van Buren
- McCoy: Haas tells one patient she's got a cure, it's a little white lie. She tells 2 patients, it's unforgivable. She tells 3 patients, she's a murderer. She tells 4 patients, she's a damn murderer, and it's all admissible!
Background information and notes Edit
- Jack McCoy's first appearance on Law & Order.
- This episode was inspired by the controversy surrounding the use of laetrile to treat cancer.
Episode scene cards Edit
St. Andrew's Academy
Dr. Alan Friedland's Office
Office of the
Office of the D.A.
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