L&O, Episode 10.13
Production number: E1117
First aired: 16 February 2000
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Teleplay By
William N. Fordes & Lynn Mamet

Story By
Kathy McCormick & Matt Witten

Directed By
Constantine Makris


Briscoe and Green investigate the shooting of a best-selling mystery writer and the death of her accountant, with a love triangle as a possible motive for the crime.


Main cast

Guest cast




Quotes (Green looks at a receipt found on the victim, Martin Hoss.)

  • Ed Green: Mr. Hoss paid for a meal at Cafe Rouge, 8:16, tonight.
  • Lennie Briscoe: Dinner for two?
  • Ed Green: Looks like it.
  • Lennie Briscoe: Hope he enjoyed it.

(Reading P.K. Todd's fan mail.)

  • Anita Van Buren: Oh this is lovely: "You write worse than an uneducated trout."
  • Lennie Briscoe: If I was the fish, I'd take offense.

Background information and notes

  • The author who is shot in this episode is named P.K. Todd, which is the name the real-life writer of the episode Standoff.

Episode scene cards

1 2 3

White & Crisp Agency
237 West 56th Street
Monday, October 12

Randolph Hotel
39 Stacey Street
Monday, October 19

Federal Bureau of
26 Federal Plaza
Tuesday, October 20

4 5

Supreme Court
Trial Part 67
Tuesday, February 22

Chambers of
Judge Donald Karan
Wednesday, February 23

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