Law & Order/Poison Ivy

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Poison Ivy
Season 1, Episode 8
Airdate November 20, 1990
Production Number 66211
Writer(s) Jacob Brackman
Director(s) E.W. Swackhamer
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Poison Ivy is the eighth episode of the first season of Law & Order, and the eighth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Joe Pentangelo (Sergeant), Josh Pais (Medical Examiner), John Fiore (Tony Profaci), Dan Moran (Policeman #2), Stuart Burney (Parisi's Attorney), John Finn (Freddo Parisi), Erik King (Dorian "Silky" Ford), Erika Alexander (Doris Carver), Al Freeman, Jr. (Reverend Thayer), Jack Gwaltney (Officer Davis), Saundra McClain (Mrs. Richardson), Gregg Almquist (Internal Affairs Lt. Gowdy), Christopher Wynkoop (Corey), Jake Weber (Wesley Parker), Graciela LeCube (Mrs. Rodriguez), Barry Del Sherman (William Harriman, Jr.), Daryl Edwards (Richard), Dayton Callie (Monaghan), David Sharp (Hurley), Lawrence Weber (Judge Harvey Sirkin), Minnie Gentry (Bernice), Martha Guilarte (Adela), Karen Myrie (Claudia), Shirley Rumierk (Cissy), Damien Leake (Guard), Michele Wagner (Laurie), David E. Weinberg (Policeman #1), Howard Wesson (Baker), Richard Habersham, John Capodice (Bernie)


Plot Overview

A veteran police officer shoots an unarmed African-American male during a routine drug arrest. Although the victim was a well-liked person in his community, the detectives discover that he might've been working as a drug deal


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