L&O, Episode 4.18
Production number: 69002
First aired: 30 March 1994
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Kincaid Stone Wager
Teleplay By
Kevin Arkadie & Harvey Solomon

Story By
Michael S. Chernuchin & Harvey Solomon

Directed By
Ed Sherin

After the father of a prominent baseball player is found dead, Briscoe and Logan suspect his death is linked to gambling debts.




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Adam Schiff: ...with a father like that.
Ben Stone: Benny Williams wasn't Pat's father. He was just in the room when Pat was conceived.

Background information and notes

  • This episode is based on the James Jordan murder. James was the father of basketball superstar Michael Jordan, and was shot in July of 1993 by teens Larry Martin Demery and Daniel Andre Green. The media initially tried to link James' death to Michael Jordan's alleged gambling problems, but James Jordan had been in the wrong place at the wrong time. His killers were both sentenced to life in prison. (Source: James R. Jordan, Sr. at Wikipedia)

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