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Deadline: Daniel in the Lion's Den

When a community activist who is running for city council turns out to be a fugitive living under an assumed name after being convicted of throwing a rock at police during a student protest 30 years earlier, Benton and Nikki suspect that the man was actually framed by the infamous "Red Squad", some of whose members are still around.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x4
Production Number: E1503
Airdate: Monday October 23rd, 2000

Director: Don Scardino
Writer: Willie Reale

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Guest Stars
Aasif Mandvi
As guest star
Brian Tarantina
As Jimmy the Weasel
Chris Beetem
As Wentzel
Howard Atlee
As Rick
Mark Matkevich
As Ratkovich
Michael Gaston
As Walter
Peter Pamela Rose
As Peter
Robert Hogan
As Phil Carbone
Alex Tavis
As Young Limo Driver
Barnard Hughes
As Judge Panicio
Danny Maseng
As Rosenzweig
David Forsythe
As Carl Cavender
Earl Hindman
As guest star
Jane Cecil
As Librarian
Jason Hauser
As Suit #1
John Bedford Lloyd
As Danny Minton
Lionel Pina
As Head Policeman
Liza Colon-Zayas
As Social Worker
Lois Markle
As Prof. Belanger
Mark La Mura
As John Andrieson
Peter Galman
As Councilman Cooper McClane
Spence White
As Suit #2
Spencer Chandler
As Copy Boy
Main Cast
Oliver Platt
As Wallace Benton
Lili Taylor (2)
As Hildy Baker
Hope Davis
As Brooke Benton
Damon Gupton
As Charles Foster
Christina Chang
As Beth Khambu
Tom Conti
As Si Beekman
Bebe Neuwirth
As Nikki Masucci
Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
Executive ProducerRobert Palm  |  Dick Wolf
Co-Executive ProducerDon Scardino  |  Arthur W. Forney  |  Peter Jankowski
ProducerJohn L. Roman
Associate ProducerTim Deluca
Production DesignerRick Butler (1)
CastingLynn Kressel  |  Gayle Keller
MusicMike Post
Director of PhotographyFrank Prinzi
Warning: Deadline season 1 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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