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Law & Order: Trial by Jury: The Abominable Showman

Kibre goes after a Broadway producer for the death of an actress who he was dating when she went missing. The only problem is they have not found the body and have little evidence that he did it. Will they be able to make a case against him?

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x1
Production Number: E5701
Airdate: Thursday March 03rd, 2005

Director: Jean de Segonzac
Writer: Dick Wolf

Special Guest Stars
Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
As Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy

Guest Stars
Craig Alan EdwardsCraig Alan Edwards
As Bailiff #2
David Clayton RogersDavid Clayton Rogers
As Assistant D.A. Ted Hearn
Ben ShenkmanBen Shenkman
As Irv Kressel
Steven ZirnkiltonSteven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration
Patricia MauceriPatricia Mauceri
As Judge Francesca Caruso
Alyssa RaeAlyssa Rae
As Dede Blaylock
Bo DietlBo Dietl
As Toni Stotti
Cady HuffmanCady Huffman
As Penny Sterba
Chris McGinnChris McGinn
As Juror #2
Donald MoffatDonald Moffat
As Judge Matthew Sherwood
Annabella SciorraAnnabella Sciorra
As Maggie Dettweiler
Janis DardarisJanis Dardaris
As Juror #3
Lisa EmeryLisa Emery
As Lynn Blaylock
George LorosGeorge Loros
As Salvatore - Maitre D'
Maria SmithMaria Smith
As Karen Phelps
Nikki E. WalkerNikki E. Walker
As Jury Foreman
Antonio D. CharityAntonio D. Charity
As Bailiff #1
Lynn ChenLynn Chen
As Amanda - Kressel's Assistant
Jill FlintJill Flint
As Karen Masters
Lev GornLev Gorn
As Mr. Duzshinsky
Tony CucciTony Cucci
As Juror #1
Main Cast
Bebe NeuwirthBebe Neuwirth
As Bureau Chief Tracey Kibre
Amy CarlsonAmy Carlson
As Assistant D.A. Kelly Gaffney
Jerry OrbachJerry Orbach
As DA Investigator Leonard W. "Lennie" Briscoe
Kirk AcevedoKirk Acevedo
As DA Investigator Hector Salazar
Fred Dalton ThompsonFred Dalton Thompson
As District Attorney Arthur Branch
Episode Notes
This is the first "Law & Order" show to premiere midseason.

Although they starred in Law & Order together for two seasons, this was the first time that Jerry Orbach (Lennie Briscoe) and Fred Dalton Thompson (Arthur Branch) shared a scene.

Episode Quotes
Peter Behrens: Good looking D.A. takes on the King of Broadway.
Kurt Lasher: You're Fired.
Peter Behrens: Excuse me.
Kurt Lasher: You're fired. I need a woman.

A.D.A. Tracey Kibre: No wonder Russians hate jury trials.

In Grand Jury Room
A.D.A. Tracey Kibre: Questions?
Mr Duzshinsky: Ah umm.
A.D.A. Tracey Kibre: (Sarcasticly) Mr. Duzshinsky?

A.D.A. Tracey Kibre: (To Lennie Briscoe) Welcome to the squad detective, you're one of Jack McCoy's favorite cops.

D.A. Investigator Lennie Briscoe: See if the precinct guys screwed up!
D.A. Investigator Hector Salazar: It happens.

Kurt Lasher: Why did the little bitch get pregnant?

Watching video of Kurt Lasher
D.A. Arthur Branch: Clearly a defendant who is terrified at the prospect of dealing with the criminal justice system.

About press at court house
Peter Behrens: Kurt, you know I would never have agreed to this.
Kurt Lasher: Shut up Peter. She didn't call them, I did.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
Executive ProducerDick Wolf  |  Walon Green  |  Peter Jankowski
Co-Executive ProducerRichard Pearce  |  Arthur W. Forney
Supervising ProducerRick Eid
ProducerChris Levinson  |  Barry Berg
Co-ProducerTim Deluca
Consulting ProducerFred Golan
Production DesignerSteven Jordan
Unit Production ManagerJamie Blank
Second Assistant DirectorTudor Jones
MusicMike Post
Music EditorLibby Pedersen
Key GripJames W. Finnerty
Camera OperatorMichael Caracciolo
Set DecoratorBeth Kushnick
Location ManagerMichael Anthony (2)
Property MasterJeff Mazzola
Construction CoordinatorRaymond J. Stenzel
Script SupervisorMartha Pinson
Production CoordinatorPeter Sabat
Post Production SupervisorDave Lifshin
Supervising Sound EditorRichard Corwin
GafferMichael Marzovilla
Director of PhotographyJohn Thomas
Story EditorDavid Wilcox
Production SupervisorGeorge Doherty
Art DirectorJonathan Arkin
Sound MixerJames Sabat
Costume SupervisorBarbara Hause
Boom OperatorJoe White (2)
Transportation CaptainKevin Keefe
Key HairstylistRose Chatterton
Assistant Costume DesignerPatrick Wiley
Technical AdvisorPamela J. Wechsler  |  Maggie Cammer
Legal AdvisorLeslie Crocker Snyder
Background CastingLee Genick  |  Sylvia Fay
Assistant PropertyGarry Pastore
Scenic ChargeMichael Zansky
Assistant CameramanMatthew W. Flannery
Best Boy ElectricFrank McCormack
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