Law and Order
Law and Order
"Age of Innocence"
L&O, Episode 16.04
Production number: 16005
First aired: 12 October 2005
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Written By
Davey Holmes

Directed By
David Platt


The murder of a man shortly before he was due to take his wife off life support sparks controversy when both suspects have iron-clad alibis.


Main cast[]

Guest cast[]


12th Precinct, Save Our Homeland, Tulsa


Jack McCoy: That is in the hands of a higher power, Reverend. The Criminal Justice System.

Harlan Dwyer: There was no personal interest in this for me.
Alexandra Borgia: Your press conferences say different.

Harlan Dwyer: You arrested me because of what I stand for, not because of what you think I did.
Joe Fontana: We arrested you because you're a bomb-throwing phony.

Ed Green: The whole country's been looking for him for two years. He's always one step ahead.

Background information and notes[]

The title of this episode refers to a 1920 novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, which won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, and a 1993 film directed by Martin Scorsese based on Wharton's novel.

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