Law & Order: Criminal Intent (Tv Series) 2001

Law & Order: Criminal Intent is an American TV series set in New York City. Criminal Intent premiered on September 30, 2001. It is the third spin-off of the long-running crime drama Law & Order.

The show currently stars Vincent D’Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Nicholson, and Eric Bogosian. Goldblum joins the cast for the upcoming 2009 season, replacing Chris Noth as Nicholson’s partner. The season 8 premiere is scheduled to air on April 19, 2009. The first six seasons of the show aired on NBC. From October 4, 2007, to the end of 2007, however, new episodes of Criminal Intent could only be seen on the USA Network; starting January 9, 2008, these episodes “reran” on NBC. In addition, re-runs of all seven seasons of the show continue to be aired on the USA Network, Bravo, and in broadcast syndication. From 2001 the opening is narrated by Steven Zirnkilton.

Plot: Every crime has a history, and every perpetrator has a story. Some of them are presented here, as personal tensions develop, crimes are plotted and ultimately executed, sometimes planned, sometimes not, sometimes by obvious candidates, sometimes not so obvious. Whomever the perpetrator or the victim and depending on the severity of the crime in New York City, the matter could be handled by detectives of the Major Case Squad: a force of brilliant and skilled first-grade detectives who handle the most serious and the most complex crimes that New York has to offer. The best of these is Detective Robert Goren, a brilliant, eccentric detective who, with his partner and perfect foil Detective Alexandra Eames, spots clues that others might miss and sees connections others wouldn’t. And he nearly always gets his target. Theres also two more detectives who alternate week to week with Goran and Eames, Detective Zach Nichols and his partner Detective Megan Wheeler and rounding of the team is there supervisor Captain Danny Ross.
Series Cast
* Steven Zirnkilton – Opening Announcer (155 episodes, 2001-2008)
* Kathryn Erbe – Detective Alexandra Eames (127 episodes, 2001-2008)
* Vincent D’Onofrio – Detective Robert Goren (125 episodes, 2001-2008)
* Jamey Sheridan – Captain James Deakins (111 episodes, 2001-2006)
* Courtney B. Vance – A.D.A. Ron Carver (111 episodes, 2001-2006)
* Leslie Hendrix – Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers (74 episodes, 2001-2008)
* Eric Bogosian – Captain Danny Ross (47 episodes, 2006-2008)
* Chris Noth – Detective Mike Logan (36 episodes, 2005-2008)
* Julianne Nicholson – Detective Megan Wheeler (20 episodes, 2006-2008)
* Annabella Sciorra – Detective Carolyn Barek (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
Awards Won
* 2005 Edgar Award for Best Episode in a Television Series Teleplay (RenĂ© Balcer and Elizabeth Benjamin, for “Want”)
* 2002 Maggie Award for the “The Third Horseman”, from Planned Parenthood

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