L&O, Episode 3.20
Production number: 68026
First aired: 5 May 1993
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Written By
Matt Kiene & Joe Reinkemeyer

Directed By
James Hayman

Plot[edit | edit source]

A teenage Romanian immigrant kills his father, and his attorney comes up with a "cultural insanity" defense.

Cast[edit | edit source]

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Quotes[edit | edit source]

I appreciate his efforts in pursuit of the American Dream, but murder simply is the wrong approach.

–Judge Arnold Fishbein

They say a boy doesn't become a man until his father passes away. Leon took care of that in one fell swoop.

–Benjamin Stone

Background information and notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Title "Securitate" refers to the Romanian Secret Police.

Episode scene cards[edit | edit source]

1 2 3

N.Y.P.D. Impound
Wednesday, February 17

Hollingsworth Design
953 Lexington Avenue
Monday, February 22

Apartment of
Karen Iliescu
155 Baxter Street
Thursday, February 25

4 5 6

27th Precinct
Interrogation Room
Monday, March 1

Executive Assistant
District Attorney
Benjamin Stone
Thursday, March 8

District Attorney's
Conference Room
Tuesday, April 6

7 8 9

Rikers Island
Correctional Facility
Friday, April 9

Supreme Court
Trial Part 60
Monday, May 17

Executive Assistant
District Attorney
Benjamin Stone
Thursday, May 20

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