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Law & Order: Paradigm

Detective Fontana is the new partner with Detective Green, and their first assigment is on a woman claiming that she is covered as an enemy combatant under the terms of the Geneva Convention, and murdered a former military policewoman in retaliation for torturing her brother at Abu Ghraib prison.


Episode Info


Episode number: 15x1
Production Number: E5301
Airdate: Wednesday September 22nd, 2004

Director: Matthew Penn
Story: Dick Wolf
Teleplay: Richard Sweren

Alternate Airdates:

DE (RTL) Sep 25, 2007
NL (VARA) May 19, 2009

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (2 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Don Sparks
As CSU Tech Dill
Recurring
Gregory Weinberg
As Arraignment Court Clerk
Recurring
Helmar Augustus Cooper
As Judge Lawrence McNeil
Recurring
Leslie Hendrix
As Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers, M.E.
Recurring
Marisa Redanty
As Emily Marino
Recurring
Michael Garfield
As Sergeant Garvin
Recurring
Michael R. Bloomberg
As Himself
Recurring
Peter McRobbie
As Judge Walter Bradley
Recurring
Robert John Burke
As Lt. Col. Milton Danbury
Recurring
Rock Kohli
As Aziz
Recurring
Ron Silver
As Bernie Adler
Recurring
Alfred Karl
As Mr. Starr
Amir Arison
As Adil Salim
Andrew Rein
As Bank Officer
Dane Elcar
As Donnie
Donna Marrazzo
As Foreperson
Joel Fabiani
As Faber
Kathy Lichter
As Mrs. Starr
Nancy Cashman
As Katherine
Randall Newsome
As Jeff Harrington
Sarita Choudhury
As Nadira Harrington
Main Cast
Dennis Farina
As Detective Joe Fontana
Jesse L. Martin
As Detective Edward "Eddie" Green
S. Epatha Merkerson
As Lieutenant Anita Van Buren
Sam Waterston
As District Attorney Jack McCoy
Elisabeth Röhm
As Assistant D.A. Serena Southerlyn
Fred Dalton Thompson
As District Attorney Arthur Branch
Steven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration (uncredited)
Episode Notes
Dennis Farina's first episode as Detective Fontana.



Episode Quotes
(Watching Fontana leave Van Buren's office)
Det. Ed Green: Wasn't sure if he was a cop or a wiseguy.
Lt. Anita Van Buren: Make it work Ed.

DA Arthur Branch: We deposed a mini-Stalin. A man who tortured and killed hundreds of his own people. Who attacked Kuwait and gassed the Kurds.
ADA Serena Southerlyn: So why didn't we go in years ago? And what about the genocides in Rwanda? And the Sudan?
EADA Jack McCoy: How many oil wells does Rwanda have?



Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
Executive ProducerPeter Jankowski  |  Roz Weinman  |  Matthew Penn  |  Eric Overmyer  |  Dick Wolf
Co-Executive ProducerWilliam N. Fordes  |  Arthur W. Forney  |  Wendy Battles  |  Richard Sweren  |  Peter Giuliano
Supervising ProducerGary Karr (1)
ProducerKati Johnston  |  Lois Johnson  |  Nick Santora
Production DesignerGary Weist
EditorDavid Post
MusicMike Post
Director of PhotographyJohn Beymer
 
Warning: Law & Order season 15 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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