Law and Order
"Van Nuys"
LA, Episode 1.21
Production number: 01013
First aired (US): 27 June 2011
First aired (CAN): 27 June 2011
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Written By
Julie Martin

Directed By
Vince Misiano


A birthday party turns into a horrific scene after all of the guests are beaten to death by some uninvited visitors. With several clues left behind, the detectives are led to believe it was drug related. However, when they learn one of the guests escaped it leads them to a shocking discovery about the murders. Meanwhile, DDA's Morales and Price ask for fellow DDA Dekker's help to convict the culprit.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Bob Saget as Adam Brennan
  • Addison Timlin as Erin Gradin
  • Meredith Scott Lynn as Attorney
  • Rob Brownstein as Brandon Abel
  • Anjali Bhimani as Hallie Capshaw
  • Michael Peter Bolus as Ben Sarkissian
  • Abraham Chaidez as Mexican Laborer
  • Marianne Chambers as Lacy Von
  • Teddy Chen Culver as Jackie Lee
  • Becca Leigh Gellman as Sara
  • Greg Hain as David Schwab
  • Larry Herron as Sgt. Daniel Bart
  • Jesse Johnson as Joe Starke
  • Asante Jones as Sgt. Gates
  • M.J. Karmi as Elizabeth Gradin
  • David Kilde as Jeff Reetz
  • Jennifer Karen Lee as Chloe Schwab
  • Robert F. Lyons as Phil Gradin
  • Tim Monsion as Larry Hauser
  • Iona Morris as Judge Linda Day
  • Nick Gracer as Eznik Abajian
  • Mark Casimir Dyniewicz as Dean the Fugitive

Background Information and Notes

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