"The Pursuit of Happiness"
L&O, Episode 4.10
Production number: 69005
First aired: 1 December 1993
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Stone The Pursuit of Happiness
Written By
Robert Nathan & Morgan Gendel

Directed By
Dann Florek

Detectives Briscoe and Logan suspect a Russian "mail order bride" in the murder of the owner of a successful meat company.




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"Quick, lock the doors. Someone might walk in with a case we could win."

- D.A. Adam Schiff to his staff

"I wouldn't count your chickens. Your omelette just hit the fan."

- D.A. Adam Schiff to his staff

"They look at me, they see a greedy spic. They look at you, they see a whore.

- Alex Nunez to Irina Cooper

Background information and notes

  • The title of this episode, The Pursuit of Happiness, is a reference to the Declaration of Independence and its statement that Americans have the inalienable right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

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