Law & Order is the brainchild of Dick Wolf. It is one of the most successful US crime procedurals, as well as television franchises in general. It includes five original versions, two international remakes, and nine hundred episodes, spanning 20 years.
Official American Series
| Crime & Punishment
|| Crime reality
|| A show about real cases
|| Focuses on the personal lives of the characters.
The following shows have had characters crossover with one or more Law & Order series
- Homicide: Life on the Street, in addition to multiple crossovers, Richard Belzer's character Munch started on Homicide and moved to Special Victims Unit
- New York Undercover, also created by Dick Wolf, featured psychiatrists from the Law & Order universe
- Deadline, also created by Dick Wolf, focused on the people who made the New York Ledger, a newspaper in the Law & Order universe