Law & Order/The Torrents of Greed (1)

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The Torrents of Greed (1)
Season 1, Episode 15
Airdate February 12, 1991
Production Number 66222
Teleplay by Michael S. Chernuchin
Story by Michael Duggan &
Michael S. Chernuchin
Directed by E.W. Swackhamer
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The Torrents of Greed (1) is the fifteenth episode of the first season of Law & Order.

Starring (Law): George Dzundza (Sergeant Max Greevy), Chris Noth (Detective Mike Logan), Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen)

Starring (Order): Michael Moriarty (Executive A.D.A. Ben Stone), Richard Brooks (A.D.A. Paul Robinette), Steven Hill (D.A. Adam Schiff)

Starring in Alphabetical Order: Bruce Altman (Harv Beigel), Christine Baranski (Katherine Masucci Beigel), Charles Cioffi (Frank Masucci), Robert Fields (Mario Zalta), Steven Keats (Zuckert), Stephen McHattie (Joe Pilefsky)

and Lee Richardson (Mike Le Claire)

Co-Starring: Ronald Hunter (Pilefsky's Attorney), Phillip R. Allen (Attorney Davis), Hy Anzell (Mr. Spivak), Anna Katarina (Elena Skolnick), Doris Belack (Judge Margaret Barry)

with Lyn Greene (Meg Hennessy), Jacques Sandulescu (Skolnick), Christopher McCann (Hoover), Janis Dardaris (Mrs. Mackey), Rick Zieff (Dr. Cohen), Joe Lisi (Mahoney), Dean Iandoli (Finkle), Eric Payne (Boswell), Luis Ramos (Valdez), James Noah (Arrainment Judge #1), Nancy Addison (Reporter #1), Jim Gillis (Reporter #2), Coco Barat (Hotel Manager)


Plot Overview

When three members of a crime-affiliated family are involved in the murder of a missing union leader, Stone makes a deal with them when they offer to testify that Mafia crime boss Frank Masucci was responsible for the crime, but after one of the witnesses perjures himself on the stand in court, Masucci ends up getting acquitted of the charges.


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