"Formerly Famous"
L&O, Episode 12.06
Production number: E2201
First aired: 7 November 2001
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Tommy Vega
Written By
Wendy Battles & Marc Guggenheim

Directed By
Richard Dobbs


Briscoe and Green investigate the murder of the wife of a washed-up singer.


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Ed Green: I remember watching Vega's Christmas Special when I was a kid. What happened to him?
Lennie Briscoe: Ah, he took up with a guy named Jack Daniels.
Ed Green: Well, he's back in the limelight now.

Ed Green: You know, Vega ain't had a gig in close to ten years and he socked away ten million dollars. Maybe I outta get myself a manager.
Lennie Briscoe: Singing at a karaoke bar doesn't count.

Grand jury is just another audience.

–Tommy Vega

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Noonan's Pub
503 Hudson Street
Monday, August 7

Cahill Management
102 Park Avenue
Tuesday, August 8

RJ's Place
16 East 35th Street
Thursday, August 10

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Supreme Court
Motion Hearing
Wednesday, August 30

Grand Jury Room
Thursday, September 14

Rikleen & Cabot
Financial Services
228 West 30th Street
Tuesday, September 26


Grand Jury Room
Thursday, October 12

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